eNews Highlight: Preparing to become a ‘Mawrter’

Sharpstown HS senior talks about why she’s obsessed with collecting owls

Meghan Berndt has been justifiably excited about being accepted into Bryn Mawr, her dream university, this fall.

Now, the Sharpstown High School senior is getting ready for the big changes ahead, by getting to know both current and aspiring “Mawrters” and obsessively buying anything with an owl (the school mascot) on it.

Read more about how requesting “early decision” has positively affected Meghan’s life in the March 13, 2015, edition of eNews.

Other stories in this week’s edition include:

  • A look at how the district’s alternative certification program is supporting its new teachers—even after they’ve entered the classroom
  • A list of fun things you can do with your children to keep their minds’ active over Spring Break and a guide to help you get 15 minutes of reading in with them each day.
  • A feature on the new free STAAR tutorials being offered online to high school students facing their end-of-course (EOC) exams.

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Click here to see the full issue for March 13.

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