Student shares UIL experience

Students type furiously to finish their final sentences, and sighs of relief flood the room as they see their papers printing. "I love the UIL experience," Maeley Herring, senior at Archer City High School, said. "I love just being able to compete in what I love and share that time with my friends." Herring placed … Continue reading Student shares UIL experience

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Journalism adviser speaks of UIL’s impact

Sitting side-by-side with her students and pouring over years' worth of practice prompts to prepare for the next meet, Carol Cox thinks to herself, "This is what it's all about." As Archer City High School's UIL Journalism Adviser, Cox has coached her teams to 10 district, four regional and two state championships. Her passion for … Continue reading Journalism adviser speaks of UIL’s impact

UIL lets students love learning

Though the education system is not without its flaws (state testing), it has some promising aspects, such as the University Interscholastic League in Texas.¬†Started in 1910 by the University of Texas at Austin, the UIL¬†offers students the chance to compete in athletic, music, drama and academic contests to enrich their educational experience. The academic contests … Continue reading UIL lets students love learning