SHS Student Receives National Merit Commendation
Jimmie Henson  
 Principal Ron Sterling has proudly announced that Jimmie Henson has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students place among the top 5% of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2014 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
 "The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. "These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success."
Congratulations, Jimmie!

Dessert Show:  TONIGHT
Treble Cupcakes
Enjoy a delicious evening out as the SHS choir and band students present delightful music with a side of dessert.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
$5.00 at the door
SHS Cafetorium 

Fair Day: Monday, October 5th
All SISD campuses will be closed on Monday, October 5th
for Texas State Fair Day.
 Big Tex
Enjoy the day off, Raiders!

A/B Schedule Change for
September 28th - October 9th
 A/B Days Schedule Change

Life Touch Logo
Yearbook Photo Ordering Information
SHS students will be photographed by Lifetouch School Portraits on Tuesday, September 29th. To order your Raider's yearbook photo, please use the order form sent home with your student or visit and use the following campus code:
High School code:  LD015411Q0

Raider Tennis Spirit Wear


All you tennis super stars – show your Sunnyvale pride and dress to impress with Raider Tennis Spirit Wear!

Introducing “Give Me Your Best Shot” limited addition apparel. Impressive performance clothing to be worn on and off the court. Comes in a variety of styles, colors and sizes for the entire family, including mom and dad. All proceeds benefit the SISD Tennis Program. 

Orders must be placed by Friday, October 9th, 2015. Click here for the order form and follow directions to place your order.

Email Coach Colbey Smith with any questions at

The SHS and SMS Tennis Teams thank you for your support. Go Raiders!

Homecoming Court and Nominees
The 2015-2016 Homecoming Court was presented at Friday night's football game.
The Court: 
Homecoming Court  
Football Sweetheart: Hannah Piccola
Band Beau: Ryan DeShazo
Band Sweetheart: Lydia Phillips
Mr. SHS:  John Bruszer
Miss SHS:  Maysa Mustafa
Homecoming Queen:  Gracyn Davis 
Congratulations to all the nominees and court! 
Homecoming Nominees  
Homecoming Queen Nominees:  Madison Armstrong, Maria Ray, Gracyn Davis
Mr. SHS Nominees:  Sachin George, John Bruszer, Lawson Ayo 
Miss SHS Nominees:  Maysa Mustafa, Natalie Hansen, Lauren Brown 

SHS College and Career Fair 
Over 100 colleges from 25 different states were on the SHS campus on Monday, September 21st.
Students were able to connect with college, trade school, and military representatives.
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 Cross Country Athlete Places in First Meet
On Saturday, the boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Princeton Invitational. The girls were 6th place as a team, and the boys were 7th place.
Morgan Rhew
 Morgan Rhew finished the race in second place. Morgan completed the 5K in 19:21. 

 SHS Band Students Make Region 3 ATSSB Jazz Band 
The 2015 Region 3 ATSSB Jazz Band has 8 new Sunnyvale members.  The Raider Jazz Band auditioned against other local 3A and 4A groups at Crandall HS on Saturday, September 12th.  The following students made it into the band.
Kelsey Pormasdoro, Alto Sax, Advances to Area Jazz
Daniel Marino, Trumpet, Advances to Area Jazz
Kali McDermett,Trumpet, Advances to Area Jazz
Jacob Bradford, Trombone, Advances to Area Jazz
Paul Baker, Trombone, Advances to Area Jazz
Ryan DeShazo, Drumset, Advances to Area Jazz
Kayla Pormasdoro, Piano, Advances to Area Jazz
Dayne Ramirez, Guitar, Advances to Area Jazz

Sunnyvale's Tre Sterling: 

Sports Day's Defensive Player of the Week
Tre Sterling  

Congratulations to SHS junior Tre Sterling on being named High School Sport Day's Defensive Player of the Week! Raider Pride!

Read full article here

Jim Threet: WFAA's Scholar Athlete of the Week


Sunnyvale Raider Jim Threet has been chosen as Channel 8's Scholar Athlete of the Week. Congratulations, Jim! Sunnyvale is so proud of you!

Jim Threet photo  

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Attention SHS Parents:  Have Coffee with Mr. Sterling
Mr. Sterling has "Coffee with the Principal" each Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. Any SHS parent is welcome to come and meet with him. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Mitchell at

Scholarships: The list of scholarships has been updated in Naviance. Please take the time to check out the scholarship list and see if you qualify for any. 

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