Trenton Hicks Places First In Angelo State's 22nd Annual Writers Conference

From Kathy Smartt, SHS Principal -

Angelo State University recently held its 22nd Writers Conference and Sweetwater’s Trenton Hicks was honored as a Young Writers Contest winner.

Hicks submitted a work through his SHS / ASU dual credit British Literature class taught by Amanda Hall. “Where Home Is," a humorous poem that celebrates West Texas, won 1st place in the poetry competition.

Hicks was awarded a certificate and a book by Brian Turner, the conference’s featured writer. SHS is proud of Trenton Hicks and hopes that more dual credit students will participate in this contest in the future.

Download a copy of Trent's Essay from HERE


Tanner Crain Named to the Sweetwater High School Alumni Spotlight for March

Tanner Crain

Sweetwater High School - Class of 2011

Angelo State University - History & Kinesiology Major - Class of 2015

Currently a Sweetwater Middle School History Teacher and Coach


Do you know a Sweetwater High School graduate who should be recognized in our Alumni Spotlight?  Please submit their information (including contact information) via email to SHS Counselor RuthAnn Campbell at


Middle School and Intermediate School Announce Spelling Bee Champions

From Melissa Howard, SIS Counselor  -

Sweetwater Intermediate School and Sweetwater Middle School recently held their annual Spelling Bees.  Both campuses had a great turn out with students participating in a preliminary round earlier this year.  

The three top students on each campus received medals.  The champion spellers from each campus will participate in the Regional Spelling Bee to be held in Odessa on March 24.  The winner of that Spelling Bee earns the right to represent the area at the Scripps Spelling Bee held in Washington D.C.


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Sweetwater Middle School Results:  3rd- Gabby Hernandez, 2nd - Aaron Morrison, 1st - Hannah Kamer

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Sweetwater Intermediate School Results:  2nd - Elaina Williamson, 1st -  Genoah Person,  3rd- Addison Sloan


Sweetwater ISD School Board Recognitions for February 2018