nickname: Tigers and Tigerettes
100 W. Jean St.
Phone: (806) 828-6583
Principal: Louie Spinks
Feeds: Slaton High School
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Built in 1926, Slaton Junior High
School was originally Slaton High School. The south and west wings were added
later, and the entire building was remodeled in 1979. That renovation included
closing windows and adding air conditioning to provide a better learning environment.
In 1990-1991, a sixth grade wing, science rooms and a band hall were added.
Every classroom has at least one Macintosh computer, but some provide students
with access to as many as five computers. The campus is wired for Internet access,
and three computer labs are housed in the building.
The Tigers compete in
football, basketball, track and cross-country running, and the Tigerettes compete
in basketball, track and cross-country running. All students may participate in
the band program, and students in the seventh and eighth grades may participate
in the choir program.
Special events include pep rallies, dances, Field Day,
Open House, band and choir concerts, sports recognition banquets, parent orientation,
Christmas and Thanksgiving lunches -- when parents are invited to eat with their
children at school.
Unique programs offered at Slaton Junior High School include
Focus -- a program for students having discipline problems -- and rewards for
grades, attendance and good behavior.
The school's focus on academics includes
teaming in all three grades and offering Pre-Advanced Placement courses in English,
math, science and social studies. Seventh and eighth grade students may take Spanish
classes. Students participate in Reading Counts, Character Counts and Wednesday
Opportunity, a program designed to give students an opportunity to raise their
grades. The school has a Student Council and a National Junior Honor Society.
The Boys Town Reading Program is available to slow readers.
in a host of academic competitions, and the school has an all-inclusive cheerleading
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