Many say we cannot live without it, others wonder what the world has come to that we rely on it so much.
It is there, and it is not going away. Technology has been advancing every second since the dawn of mankind; but in today world, is that a good thing? Technology has evolved to such a point that it is causing adverse effects on the human race such as miscommunication, job loss, health problems and driving accidents.
Summer! It’s finally here! Swimming, cook outs, tanning (or burning), vacations and parties!
Summer 2011 is already shaping-up to be one of the best summers yet. With the scorching heat it only seems fair to head to one of the many lakes, rivers, beaches, or pools for a cool down. Remember though, safety first!
The 2011 Gonzales County Relay for Life raised a total of $72,183.87 to support the battle against cancer. This year’s wrap-up festivities recognized a host of teams and individuals for their contributions to the effort.
Also among the winners were:
The “Best Decorated Campsite” award was presented to The Heights Prayer Garden.
Named the “Best Dressed Team” was H-E-B’s Toy Story.
The “Pipsqueak Award” (for fewest team members) went to Scott Dierlam Insurance.
During the Monday morning announcements last week, the students at Gonzales High School were told that the cell phone policy was going to change temporarily until the end of the year. Students are now allowed to use their cell phones between classes, only during the four minute passing period in the halls and at lunch in the cafeteria. However the in-classroom policy is still the same.
The Gonzales Leo Club gathered at the Independence Park this past Sunday for a Trash-pick up. Leos including incoming President Brittney Pakebusch, Umar Malik, Karlee Krum, Sarah Stout, and Lorrell Wright as well as future Leo Andrew Rodriguez with club advisors Lion Stephanie Hampee and Lion Wesley Rodriguez cleaned the park by the golf course along the highway. The Leos thank all who participated and appreciate the continued support from the community.
In the 21st century we are becoming more and more dependent on computers. Taxes being filed online, newspapers going out of print because everyone is reading them online, and cars are becoming more electronic as the years go buy. However against all these advancements, the Texas legislature has put it on the table to be discussed a 64 billion dollar budget cut for education. Apparently congress isn’t thinking to long term.
For many high school students living in a small town, drinking is a part of life. Some students will drink every chance they get. Others will drink only a weekend or two out of the month but no matter how often they do it its part of their life and the effects that it has on them are long lasting. I along with other students at High School were reminded on Friday that no, we are not ten feet tall and bullet proof. That bad things can happen to those least deserving who may be following all the rules. Thanks to Sean and Jenny Carter from Denton, TX who came to speak at Gonzales Jr.
Saturday, May 1 was a night to remember for the Anchors and Pilots of Gonzales, Texas. The night marked the coming and going of members through the Gonzales Anchor Club and the Gonzales Jr. High Anchor Club as outgoing officers were recognized and incoming officers were installed.
From age 5 to age 18, one thing is for sure; the girls of the Gonzales High School Varsity Softball team enjoy every minute that they are on the field in practice or during a game.
“The team atmosphere draws me in every time I practice and play,” says senior Courtney Rodriguez. “It’s like a tight-knit family, and that is probably what I enjoy most about the game.“ Many of the girls on the team share this same feeling about the game.
Saturday was a great day for all as people from all over town came together for the annual James C. Price Clean-up Day. People met at Apache Field Saturday morning for breakfast and the send off. Dr. James Price and his wife Marilyn Price were there to see it all. GVEC, Texan Nursing and Rehab, and the Gonzales High School Interact Club were just a few of the many groups of hard working people who gave up their time and energy to help with this cause.