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Adult Intramural Athletic Registration is Going on Now

Posted on Monday, 27 February 2012

According to Pearland Parks and Recreation, registration for adult athletic leagues in softball, volleyball, basketball and kickball is going on now. These recreational sports allow for improved physical fitness, fun, and social interaction.

KICKBALL LEAGUE:

Co-recreational kickball leagues are offered during the spring, summer and fall seasons. Team entry fee is $225 and the league includes a 10-game season with qualifying teams participating in a seeded, single-elimination playoff. All games are played on the softball fields at Centennial Park (3219 McLean Road). The 2012 spring registration session runs February 2 – March 2. All adult kickball leagues are sanctioned by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation and the United States Kickball Association.

MEN'S BASKETBALL LEAGUE:

Full court, 5-on-5, adult basketball leagues are offered three times per year: spring, summer and fall. Team entry fee is $300. The league includes a 7-game regular season with a single-elimination playoff. All games are played at the Bailey Campus (4717 Bailey Road). The 2012 spring registration session runs February 2 – March 2. League play is governed by National Collegiate Athletitcs Association and Texas Amateur Athletic Federation rules.

SOFTBALL LEAGUES:

Men's and co-recreational softball leagues are offered three seasons per year: spring, summer and fall. Team entry fee is $260, plus a $15 "pay at the plate" fee per game. The league includes a 10-game season with qualifying teams participating in a seeded, single-elimination playoff. All games are played on the softball fields at Centennial Park (3219 McLean Road). The 2012 spring registration session runs February 2 – March 2. All adult softball leagues are sanctioned by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation and the Amateur Softball Association.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE:

Women's recreational volleyball leagues are offered three seasons per year: spring, summer and fall. The entry fee is $35 for resident players and a $55 for non-resident players. The league includes a 7-match regular season with a single-elimination playoff. All games are played at the Bailey Road campus (4717 Bailey Road). The 2012 spring season runs February 2 – March 2. All women's volleyball leagues are sanctioned by the the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation.

Which sports do you like to participate in?

Families and Flashlights, Fun for All with Pearland Parks and Recreation Center

Posted on Friday, 17 February 2012

According to Pearland Parks & Recreation, they will teach families how to go camping. It will be an educational camping session and families will actually get to spend the night in Independence Park!

Learn tent setup, fishing basics, outdoor crafts, and how to leave no trace behind. Advance registration required. Participants will receive a list of supplies to bring. Supper and breakfast are included. Don’t have a tent? Rent one from Pearland Parks & Recreation.

The time spent at Families and Flashlights will help everyone learn valuable information, gain the skills and knowledge need to camp successfully, and have great family fun. To register visit the Pearland Parks and Recreation homepage.

Alvin ISD Celebrated National School Counseling Week

Posted on Thursday, 09 February 2012

The Alvin Independent School District recognized its counselors during this past week, National School Counseling Week. According to the National School Counselor Association, it’s to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.

The Alvin ISD Academics Department hosted a Counselor Appreciation Luncheon on Friday February 10th to honor their school counselors.

Alvin High School counselors: Peggy Carlin, Vicki Cleland, Karen Daly, Ron Fitzwater, Shannon Geletka, Ashley Miller, and Carmen Sawyer.

Manvel High School counselors: Enitsha Allen-Cooper, Alfredia Foster, Joy Helton, Arlene Hernandez, Chenda Moore, and Brenell Young.

ASSETS Academy counselors: August Lee

Alvin Junior High counselors: Shannon Deitch and Carlene Leal

Fairview Junior High counselors: Jennefer Bell and Lisa Edwards

Manvel Junior High counselors are: Eric Johnson

Harby Junior High counselors are: Michelle Seay

Nolan Ryan Junior High counselors are: Denise Dean and Danielle Henry

Alvin Community College counselors are: Akilah Martin and Tina Martin

Student Counselors help our students achieve their full potential and be brilliant!

Sam’s Club to Open in Pearland Area

Posted on Friday, 03 February 2012

Discount retailer Sam's Club has purchased 18 acres at Shadow Creek Ranch. Plans call for a 136,000-sf store on the site. The building will be developed on an 18-acre site on the northeast corner of Kirby Drive and Shadow Creek Parkway. Construction is expected to begin this spring.

Opening is slated for October, according to TGB Crosswell, which sold the land.

Students at Alvin ISD Celebrated 100 Days of School

Posted on Thursday, 02 February 2012

Elementary students of Alvin ISD celebrated their 100th day of school on February 2, 2012. Each year elementary students have educational, fun activities on the 100th day of school.

Students get to do an array of “100” activities like dressing up as a 100 year old person to share the story of their costume, do math problems relating to 100, or write a short story regarding if they spent 100 dollars. This day is a creative exchange for kids nationwide on their 100th day of school. Alvin ISD students also made festive posters and T-shirts to commemorate their celebration.

Below are 5 activities to help celebrate the 100th day of school at home:

1) Make a magical 100 item list of things that will happen this year
2) Locate places that are 100 miles North, South, East, and West of your home or school.
3) Design a necklace with at least 100 Cheerios
4) Have everyone sing “100 bottles of pop on the wall”
5) Complete 100 jumping jacks!

The 100th day of school activities and home follow up can be found on the Scholastic website.

 
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