The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

Although the district lifted the mask mandate, teachers and students are still urged to wear facial coverings to prevent spreading COVID-19 and/or quarantining.

Behind the mask

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor
March 29, 2021
Running in the 4X400 relay, senior Amalie Mills takes her strides to the finish line. At the Ranger Relays, she ran the relay after running the mile. The girls  4x400 m relay placed first in the Brenham meet with a time of 4:05.

Making the most of an opportunity

Noah Autry, Staff Writer
March 24, 2021
Comal ISD announced Tuesday night that it would no longer require masks in its schools. The move drew backlash for both its result and process.

District rolls back mask mandate

Jackson Posey, Sports Director
March 10, 2021
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman (SEAC) Ramon CZ Colon-Lopez receives a COVID-19 vaccine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 21, 2020. (DOD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Carlos M. Vazquez II)

Image two: Bexar county has seen an average of 25 new COVID-19 deaths each day within the past week.

Image three: It is estimated that 140,00 people in Bexar county are included in Phase 1A.

Returning to a new ‘normal’

Presley Berry, Staff Writer
February 5, 2021
Sophomore Matthew Capetillo chips the ball out of the Rangers middle third against McCollum. The boys beat the Cowboys 3-0, taking their fifth and final win of the preseason.

Redemption season

Emma Siebold, Sports Editor
January 25, 2021
Both school nurses, Natalie Kuhn and Cheryl Sims (pictured), tackle COVID-19-related concerns.

Nursing COVID

Tatum Tomallo, Social Media Manager
January 22, 2021
Adapting to COVID-19 has been strange so far, but its a relief knowing that its temporary.

COVID caught me

Daniel Lackey, Editor-in-Chief
January 20, 2021
Silver Spurs dance team celebrates their victories at a former Crowd Pleasers competition.

To the pointe

Tatum Tomallo, Staff Writer
January 20, 2021
Football charges the field before a loss to Wagner. Theyll have an impromptu bye this week after contact tracing at Judson forced this Fridays game to be postponed.

A delayed launch

Jackson Posey, Sports Editor
November 9, 2020
Coach Larry Hill rallies the troops during their last game. Tonights showdown against New Braunfels was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.

Until a later date

Jackson Posey, Sports Editor
October 16, 2020
Jalen Nutt evades tacklers during last weeks scrimmage against San Marcos. Nutt and Co. will put the teams new offense on display on Friday against Harker Heights.

Back to business

Jackson Posey, Sports Editor
September 25, 2020
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