CSI: Manvel

Law enforcement students in  Michelle Bowman’s class are re-creating crime scenes in class this week for investigation and research purposes. Students are able to attain real world experience through this lab activity while learning different aspects of working a crime scene.  

Making Connections

Two members of the Manvel High Academic UIL Current Events team attended Global Challenges in 2016: A Conversation with General David Petraeus, through the World Affairs Council of Houston, on Feb. 12. The students, juniors Michah Harrison and Marche Matthews-Noel, attended the event with their current event team sponsor, Lisa Staup. The students listened toContinue reading “Making Connections”

Proj Grad Ending With Bang

Project Graduation held a meeting on Jan.21 in the LGI for senior students and their parents to discuss fundraising opportunities and available venue options. The purpose of Project Graduation is to create a lively environment to celebrate graduation and offering a safe and enjoyable alternative to the fatal result of drunk driving on graduation night.Continue reading “Proj Grad Ending With Bang”

Rodeo Artists Showcase Art

On Friday, many art students, parents, teachers and supporters gathered for the Rodeo Art Open House held at MHS. Students from elementary, middle and high school showcase their art for the upcoming Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. “MHS swept the HLSR Art Show. We are so incredibly proud to teach the best artists in the districtContinue reading “Rodeo Artists Showcase Art”

Final Senior Yearbook Photo Opportunity

Just a reminder, seniors have a FINAL opportunity to take the yearbook photo on Dec.15-16 . This is the last chance they will have to take their yearbook -photo and be in the senior section of the yearbook.  Photos will be taken in D189. Yearbook sitting fee is free, the cap and gown sitting feeContinue reading “Final Senior Yearbook Photo Opportunity”


  Freshman Cara Maxwell will advance to the Area contest after earning second place at the district FFA Leadership Development Contest for Greenhand Creed Speaking. The competition was held Nov. 10. “FFA has a lot more leadership opportunities than people believe,” freshman Cara Maxwell said. “It opens up a lot of doors.” The competition aimsContinue reading “FFA TEAM COMPETES AT DISTRICT”

Senior wins scholarship

  Senior Mark Eldridge received the 2015  Reliant Scholarship for Champions today with $5,000 scholarship today from NRG. A company Representative and former Texan JJ Moses presented the large check today in front of Mark’s parents, teachers, coaches and football teammates. He also received four tickets to the upcoming Texans/ Patriots game.  Mark’s award wasContinue reading “Senior wins scholarship”

When Cultures Collide

On November 11th, a representative from Japan’s Keizai Koho Center visited the school in order to learn more about American education. Takanori Ito, a Senior Analyst at the Center, stopped by the school on his way to the National Council for the Social Sciences conference (NSSC) in New Orleans. He was guided by AP HumanContinue reading “When Cultures Collide”

Mavericks Honor Veterans

          The choir and band students of Manvel High School both honored former and currently serving members of the Armed Forces on November 5th and November 11th. The choir concert was held in the MHS auditorium. The concert featured choirs around AISD such as Manvel Junior High, Rodeo Palms Junior High, and Nolan RyanContinue reading “Mavericks Honor Veterans”

#TBT: Student Superstar and Her Guitar

Many people have different passions, whether sports, acting, art, and so on, yet only a few get to do what they love for other people to enjoy. For senior Stephanie Castaneda, that door has been opened. Her passion gives her a lot to do, like practice to polish up her skills, write songs amongst otherContinue reading “#TBT: Student Superstar and Her Guitar”