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Houstonfest Scholarships - Winners Posted!

 

Scholarships at State

 

What's new for 2018

 

Teacher-to-Teacher Tips

 

Tips for Pair Discussion

 

Arrival at Heights High School

 

Lunch options

 

Plays will be performed at Houstonfest

 

Photo Gallery 2014

 

Daily log of changes to state-qualifier list

 

 

Important Dates

 

Fri., Mar. 9, 2018 Gail Cope Scholarship applications due.

 

Mon., April 30, 2018 Gail Cope Teacher Grant applications due.

 

Fri., Jan. 18, 2019:  Regular deadline to submit registration spreadsheet in order to pay regular price of $10/student (payment does not have to be mailed until 1/25).

 

Fri., Jan. 25, 2019:  Final deadline to submit registration spreadsheet for late price of $12/student and deadline to postmark payment.

 

Mon., Jan. 28, 2019 Proof sheet of entries sent to teachers for final verification and changes.

 

Tue., Jan. 29, 2019:: Research Papers due to David Kniess by 11:59 p.m.

 

Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 8:00 p.m. Deadline to submit changes (adds, drops, substitutions).  After this point, no more additions or substitutions will be allowed in individual events.  Substitutions in group events may continue in emergency situations.

 

Thur., Jan. 31, 2019: Videos due to Mark Johnson by 6:00 p.m.

 

Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 Houstonfest !

 

Feb. x, 2019 State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $10 per student.  Online registrations submitted after this point incur the regular registration fee of $12 per student.  Also, deadline to apply for the Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship.

 

Feb. x, 2019 State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline). Also, postmark deadline for State payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline.

 

Feb. x, 2019:  Entries for promotional video contest due to State director Jennifer Christianson

 

Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos.

 

Sat., Mar. 2, 2019 Houstonfest Scholarship applications due.

Results

 

The results of Houstonfest can be viewed in an Excel spreadsheet by clicking the link below.  When the spreadsheet opens on your computer, you will see four tabs across the bottom representing these four worksheets:

  • Original 1-10:  The original, unaltered list of winners from Houstonfest.  This list will never be altered (unless errors are discovered), so that the original list of winners will always be available.

  • Updated 1-10:  The current list of places 1-10, reflecting all drops and move-ups to date.  This spreadsheet will be updated daily between the date of Houstonfest and the date of State.  If State were held today, the students in slots 1-5 in each event would be the competitors.

  • Sweepstakes Totals:  The original list of winners, resorted by school and showing each school's total sweepstakes points.

  • School Codes:  A key to the four-letter school codes.

     

    Open results spreadsheet

Tips for teachers:

  • The spreadsheet can be a very flexible and useful tool for you.  You can save it to your computer and re-sort it in various ways.  For instance, because "School" is a separate column, you can re-sort the list by school and thereby group all of your winning students together.

  • To simplify the process of monitoring changes to the state-qualifier list that affect your students, you can also view a daily log of changes.

  • E-mail me (Rustin Buck) if you have any students who will not attend State so that I can drop them from the qualifier list and move up the next student.

Archived results:

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

 

When is the next Houstonfest?

 

Saturday,

February 2, 2019

 

Where is Houstonfest?

 

Heights High School

413 E. 13th Street

Houston, TX 77008

 

Link to Texas State German Contest