Timpson ISD Bear Update 7/10/2018

Timpson ISD Students Working to Get Better

Timpson ISD Students Earning College Hours This Summer - Timpson High School students are working to better themselves this summer.  Timpson Collegiate Center has had 74 students enrolled in classes during the Maymester, Summer I session, and Summer II session.  Timpson ISD is encouraging students to continually better themselves and understand the value of working hard to become strong working members of our communities.  Mr. Richardson the Dual Credit Program Coordinator credits the high passing rates and the high enrollment rates to the motivation of the kids.  Mr. Richardson explains that the mentoring and monitoring foundation given to these students has supported the 93% passing rate over the 2017-2018 school year in these college classes.  Timpson ISD is excited to graduate 95% of its Seniors with either an Associate’s Degree or a technical certification.  We encourage you to visit our district.  It’s Never Been a Better Time to Be a BEAR!!


Timpson ISD/STEM Academy Attends SFA iMAS Camp Incoming Timpson Junior High Students recently attended SFA’s iMAS Camp. Investigations in Math and Science (iMAS) Camp is one of many programs that the SFA’s Stem and Research Center offers to local students that provides a variety of “hands-on and minds-on” learning experiences. Five students from Timpson ISD took advantage of the iMAS Camp and enjoyed an engaging week of activities. Upon arrival at SFA students were divided into teams and given instructions for the day. The students quickly were led to their separate locations throughout SFA’s campus including the new nursing facility off-campus. Students participated in a new activity each day. One day the students participated in a “who done it” forensics activity in which they used clues from a simulated crime scene to find the culprit. A second activity included a study of genetics and DNA, the students created a necklace filled with their DNA after an in-depth research of how to obtain and view their DNA. A third activity included coding with the LEGO EV3 robotic vehicle. Students had to incorporate their math skills with their computer skills in order to make the vehicle perform a variety of maneuvers. The next activity allowed the students to perform a lab experiment with colors created from natural plants. The students received a series of berries, carrots, and other materials and used the items to create all-natural dyes. At the end of the lab the students were to create a new SFA emblem using the dyes they created. The last activity was completed at the new SFA Nursing facility.  Campers were allowed to work with robotic patients. All Timpson students learned how to take a pulse, count respirations, get a general medical background for a patient, and even learned how to start an IV.  Stephanie Stone, Timpson ISD’s 5th grade math teacher, stated that the students and faculty at SFA did an amazing job with the students. They explained step-by-step what to do at each station and ensured that all students were safe and stayed on task. Mrs. Stone was very happy to see the students enjoy learning on their summer break. “We can’t wait to participate again!” stated Gracie Pledger.  Throughout the week Mr. Bubba Carrington and Mrs. Stephanie Stone took the students to SFA’s campus and spent quality time with their students. Mr. Carrington stated, “This is what we do. We are here for the students. We want the students to have a passion for learning and create a rapport with their educators that lasts a lifetime.”  Timpson STEM Academy would like to thank Dr. Redfield and her staff at SFA for this opportunity.


Timpson ISD/Collegiate Center is Proud of Students Graduating with Technical Certifications -

Connor Hairgrove’s goal is to start his career as a welder and enjoy life. Connor has entered the workforce as a Fabricator Welder, and is employed by Trinity Rail, located in Longview, Texas. He has already begun utilizing his welding skills to help build rail cars with the company. One of Connor’s goals with Trinity Rail is to move up to Top Hand, and continue with the company until he retires.

In five years, Connor sees himself owning his own ranch style home, raising cattle, and having horses. Connor’s desire is to remain a permanent resident of Shelby County and maybe one day return to Timpson High School to help students develop some of the welding skills that he has acquired.

Martin Mejia’s has been working as a welder and sub-contracting out his skills.  His ultimate career goal is to be a Pipe Fitter Welder. Martin feels that he is capable of holding the welder position because his teacher, Mr. Harrison, has taught him how to “stick to it” to get the job done the right way.

When Martin was asked, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Martin replied, “In five years, I see myself married, owning my own home, owning my own land, and moving up in my career. Oh, and losing some of my “baby fat.” Another goal of Martin’s is to have his own truck and welding machine, so he will be able to provide a better life for the family he hopes to have.

Martin Mejia and Connor Hairgrove are examples for students who plan to get a certification through the Timpson Collegiate Center. Timpson ISD is truly grateful for these two young men and we wish them all the best!











All District Selections for Baseball – See Timpson Bear Baseball Athletes highlighted below.  

2018 District 23AA Baseball

MVP – Drew Shifflet, Sr. Woden

Offensive MVP – Lance Albritton, Sr. Woden

Defensive MVP – Jase Jones, Sr. Mt. Enterprise

Pitcher of the Year – Landon Odom, Sr. Gary

Newcomer of the Year – Jalen Amidon, So. Woden

Coach of the Year – Brad Stevens, Woden


1st team


Kolby Parker, So. Shelbyville

Cason Daniels, Sr. Gary

Tray Wilkerson, Sr. Joaquin

Colby Whatley, Sr. Mt. Enterprise

Hayden Jenkins, So. Tenaha


Kenneth Andrews, Sr. Gary

Kase Yates, Sr. Joaquin


Cole Ferguson, Jr. Shelbyville

Sam Jacobs, So. Shelbyville

Travis Mason, Sr. Gary

Brock Hughes, Sr. Joaquin

Ethan Jacobs, Sr. Woden

Reid Taylor, So. Woden


Caleb Graves, Jr, Woden

Khristan Gorree, Jr. Woden

Holden Ritter, Jr. Gary

Kobe Grogan, So. Timpson


Blake Johnson, Sr. Timpson



Luke Alvis, Jr. Woden

2nd Team


Colton Snider, Fr. Martinsville

Jayden Johnson, Sr. Timpson

Zack Clark, So. Shelbyville

Landon Woodfin, Fr. Gary

Keith Johnson, Sr. Joaquin


Brandon Addison, Sr. Timpson

T Giles, Sr. Tenaha


Collin Coleman, Sr. Gary

Logan Harper, So. Joaquin

Christian Schilder, Sr. Shelbyville

Daylon Dunn, Sr. Shelbyville

Colin Linebarger, So. Gary

Eli Huerta, Jr, Joaquin

Garrett Askins, Fr. Timpson


Dakota Beckham, Fr. Gary

Ryan Bailey, Sr. Shelbyville

Kaleb Campbell, Fr. Shelbyville

Connor Bragg, So. Joaquin


Trace Clark, Jr. Shelbyville

Juarmez Brock, Jr. Tenaha


Johnathon Wright, Jr. Mt. Enterprise

Hunter Gates, Jr. Joaquin


Honorable Mention

Trenton Ramsey, Jr. Joaquin

Britian Langford, Sr. Gary

Brayden Scarborough, Sr. Shelbyville

Lance Faulkner, Jr. Mt. Enterprise

Jacob Denby, So. Mt. Enterprise

C.J. Horn, Sr. Tenaha

Cody Foshee, Sr. Tenaha

Erik Smith, So. Tenaha

Aurelio Arroyo, Sr. Martinsville

Morgan Bass, Fr. Martinsville

Miguel Flores, Jr. Timpson