Principal's Message

Principal Shapiro
I welcome all visitors to the David Crockett High School website!  The site will be the place to find out everything you need to know about the school.  This site will be the hub for all students, staff, parents and community to see what is happening at Crockett.
I am calling on all students, teams, clubs, organizations, booster clubs and staff to update their pages as soon as possible.  Please see Mr. Davenport for more information on how to unlock and update your page.
It is my hope that this website helps open new lines of communication in an easy and fun way.  Enjoy your new site!
 
Craig Shapiro  
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News and Announcements

Crockett Softball Ends District Play Undefeated For Third Year In A Row
The District Champion Softball Team will play Rouse High School on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 6:00pm at Rouse High School.
Sara Navarro Wins Gates Millennium Scholarship
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by:

•Reducing financial barriers for African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial need;
•Increasing the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health and the sciences, where these groups are severely underrepresented;
•Developing a diversified cadre of future leaders for America by facilitating successful completion of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees; and
•Providing seamless support from undergraduate through doctoral programs, for students selected as Gates Millennium Scholars entering target disciplines.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, established in 1999, was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The GMS Scholarship Award Provides:

•Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid;
•Renewable awards for Gates Millennium Scholars maintaining satisfactory academic progress;
•Graduate school funding for continuing Gates Millennium Scholars in the areas of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science;
•Leadership development programs with distinctive personal, academic and professional growth opportunities.
Austin ISD recognizes Crockett Administrators
Each year the district recognizes various staff members for their efforts and hard work throughout the school year. This year we are proud to announce that our very own, Mr. Shapiro, has been named a finalist for the Principal of the Year award. Ms. Camacho, our twelfth grade Assistant Principal, has also been named a finalist for the Assistant Principal of the Year award. Take a moment to congratulate them when you see them.
Lia Steinhardt-Keely, Crockett Junior, is National Merit Scholarship Qualifier
Congratulations to Lia for meeting the requirements to enter the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Of the 1.5 million program entrants, she scored in the top 50,000!
Boys Track Team District Runner-Up, JV Team District Champions
On Thursday, April 10, 2014, The Boys' Track and Field team finished 2nd and will be sending a number of athletes to Area Competition!
J.V. Boys Track won their 5th consecutive District Championship in a row last night at the District Track Meet.
Zack Ochoa High Jump District Champion
Craig Rose 100 Meters Dash District Champion
Vicent Lopez 300 Meter Hurdles District Champion
Kemel Kelley 100 Meter Hurdles District Champion / Long Jump District Champion
Sean Freeman Shot Put District Champion
Eloy Davila Pole Vault District Champion

Varsity Boys Track Second year in a row District runner up to LBJ
Area Qualifiers:
Trevon Louis Long Jump District Champion
Miller 100 Meter Dash 2nd Place
Johnny Rochell 800 Meters 2nd Place / High Jump 5th Place
David LanFranco 400 Meter 4th Place / Pole Vault 2nd Place
Isjalea Greene 200 Meter 4th Place
Oscar Gonzalez Shot Put 3rd Place
Tyler Hopper Pole Vault 3rd Place
Delton Lof Pole Vault 1st Place
400 Meter Relay 3rd Place Trevon Louis-Isjalea Greene-Xavier Harris-Justin Miller
800 Meter Relay 3rd Place Trevon Louis-Isjalea Greene-Xavier Harris-Justin Miller
1600 Meter Relay 3rd Place Xavier Harris-Trevon Harris-David Lanfranco-Johnny Rochelle
Sissy Camacho Named as a Finalist for Austin ISD Assistant Principal of the Year
​Please join us May 29th at the Long Center for this year's SALUTE celebration to cheer on Ms. Camacho. The ceremony starts at 6:30!
Crockett One Act Play Advances to Regional Competition
Congrats to our Crockett Theater students and our outstanding director, Christina Burbank for winning at Area Competition on April 11, 2014. Regional Contest is May 3rd in San Antonio.

AREA Contest Individual Awards:
Best Actor - Alberto Martinez
All Star Cast - David Pena and Luis Parra
Honorable Mention All Star Cast - Libbie Barnes and Eden Freeman
Best Tech - Jenna Banda

Advancing to Regionals puts Crockett in the top 24 4A schools in the State.
6 schools will compete at the Region IV contest... two will advance to the State Meet.

Region IV - 4A Competition Includes:
Dripping Springs - Eurydice
Mission Veterans - Mariner
San Antonio: McCollum - Over the River and Through the Woods
Crockett - Haymarket Eight
San Antonio: Jefferson - Our Leading Lady
Laredo Nixon - Twelfth Night
Jordyn Holmes to Play in TABC All Star Game!
Jordyn Holmes has officially been named to the TABC All-Star team. She will play for the red team on Friday, May 16th in San Antonio at 4:15 at Trinity University
Two Crockett Girls' Basketball Team Members Named to Academic All-State Team
Seniors Erin White, Amanda Martinez and BreAnna Escobar have all been named to the TABC Academic All-State team. This requires better than a 93 average throughout their high school career.
Dedication of the Gail Myrick Memorial Garden
Join us on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2:30 in the PAC for the dedication of the Gail Myrick Memorial Garden. A celebration in memory of Gail for family and friends.
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Upcoming Events

Science TAKS retest
Date: 4/23/2014
Insanity Live Class
Date: 4/23/2014, 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
Location: Cafeteria
Social Studies TAKS retest
Date: 4/24/2014
Austin ISD Guitar Sight reading and Ensemble Competition
Date: 4/24/2014, 8 AM 9 PM
Location: PAC and theatre classroom
Junior College Forward
Date: 4/24/2014, 4 PM 8 PM
Location: Library

Student Cougar Spotlight

Sara Navarro Wins Gates Millennium Scholarship
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by:

•Reducing financial barriers for African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial need;
•Increasing the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health and the sciences, where these groups are severely underrepresented;
•Developing a diversified cadre of future leaders for America by facilitating successful completion of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees; and
•Providing seamless support from undergraduate through doctoral programs, for students selected as Gates Millennium Scholars entering target disciplines.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, established in 1999, was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The GMS Scholarship Award Provides:

•Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid;
•Renewable awards for Gates Millennium Scholars maintaining satisfactory academic progress;
•Graduate school funding for continuing Gates Millennium Scholars in the areas of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science;
•Leadership development programs with distinctive personal, academic and professional growth opportunities.
Austin ISD recognizes Crockett Administrators
Each year the district recognizes various staff members for their efforts and hard work throughout the school year. This year we are proud to announce that our very own, Mr. Shapiro, has been named a finalist for the Principal of the Year award. Ms. Camacho, our twelfth grade Assistant Principal, has also been named a finalist for the Assistant Principal of the Year award. Take a moment to congratulate them when you see them.
Lia Steinhardt-Keely, Crockett Junior, is National Merit Scholarship Qualifier
Congratulations to Lia for meeting the requirements to enter the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Of the 1.5 million program entrants, she scored in the top 50,000!
Jordyn Holmes to Play in TABC All Star Game!
Jordyn Holmes has officially been named to the TABC All-Star team. She will play for the red team on Friday, May 16th in San Antonio at 4:15 at Trinity University
Two Crockett Girls' Basketball Team Members Named to Academic All-State Team
Seniors Erin White, Amanda Martinez and BreAnna Escobar have all been named to the TABC Academic All-State team. This requires better than a 93 average throughout their high school career.