By Leslie Gonzalez
The annual Royal FFA Progress Show was held on Saturday, January 23rd. The students participating were judged on their showing technique, ability to handle their animal, and the progress that has been made since the exhibitors received their animals in the fall semester.
By Lillie Ruby
Royal ISD has opened a GO Center to help students prepare to enter college. This special room will serve as an extension of the counselors in the high school. While the counselors are busy, students can find information about various colleges and scholarships in the center.
Royal girls basketball freshman Janiece Brown (13) and the Lady Falcons entertain El Campo at 5 p.m. Friday (Feb. 5) in their last home game, and they close the 2015-16 season at Sealy on Tuesday (Feb. 9) at 5 p.m.
Royal boys soccer assistant coach Lyndon Stamps (far left) and Royal boys soccer head coach Myrick Anderson congratulate a young participant after a successful goal during the Royal Boys Soccer 2016 Falcon Fan Shootout fundraiser on Friday (Jan. 29, 2016) at Royal High School. The 9-1 Royal boys soccer team is at La Grange Thursday (JV at 5 and varsity at 7 p.m. - Feb. 4, 2016).
By Susan Hopkins
Royal ECC held their first Bilingual Parent Meeting Friday, January 22, 2016 in the cafeteria. The Gomez and Gomez program was explained by bilingual teachers Cindy Davila and Susana Gonzalez, as well as, upcoming lesson plans, STAAR requirements, and the need for creating strong independent students.
Above, contestants show their pigs during the 5th Annual TCPA Pig Show at Royal Career & Technical Expo Center. Photos provided by Christy Jacob.