Pre-k graduation


Students take part in pre-k graduation ceremonies at H.G. Olsen Elementary School in Port Aransas today. (South Jetty staff video © 2023 by Dan Parker.)

2023-05-25 E-Edition

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Sixty-one PAHS seniors to graduate on Thursday

Sixty-one seniors, including valedictorian Callan Landolt and salutatorian Hannah Baker, will graduate from Port Aransas High School during ceremonies on Thursday, May 25. The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in the high school’s Doyle Marek Gym. A golf cart parade is scheduled to take place immediately after the ceremonies. The parade is to start at the high […]

Allow us to introduce ourselves

You might be wondering why this edition of the South Jetty showed up in your mailbox – and you’re not a subscriber. We want to change that, that’s why. Each year at this time, the South Jetty is sent to all boxholders in Port Aransas. We want to introduce ourselves to those of you who do not subscribe or don’t […]

Knocking ‘em down

Students at all three of Port Aransas ISD’s schools took part in field days on Friday, May 19. Above, Xavier Bearrows slides in hoping for a spare during the human bowling event at Brundrett Middle School’s field day. Students slid on a wet tarp to knock down empty trash cans during the event. More photos of PAISD events can be […]

Good citizens

Brundrett Middle School students Gabe Littleton, left, and Sarah Foster, right, hold the Jerry McDonald Awards they were presented during Brundrett Middle School’s eighth-grade luncheon at the Community Center on Wednesday, May 17. One boy and one girl from eighth grade is given the citizenship award each year. Two Port Aransas High School seniors and two fifth-graders from H.G. Olsen […]

Island Agenda

This Week Thursday, May 25 • PAISD graduation. (See story Page 1A.) • ‘Kitchen Witches’ at PACT. (See story Page 4B.) Friday, May 26 • VFW fundraiser (See story this page.) • South Jetty early deadline. (See story this page.) • ‘Kitchen Witches’ at PACT. (See story Page 4B.) Saturday, May 27 • VFW fundraiser. (See story this page.) • […]

VFW fundraiser set at Family Center IGA

Help out the Moore McDonald VFW Post 8967 raise funds for its annual Care and Share Christmas Dinner project by making donations Memorial Day weekend. Post members will be set up inside the Family Center IGA collecting donations and giving out poppies Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The poppy is the symbol […]

Summer musical auditions slated

Open auditions are scheduled for the “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” a summer musical production at the Port Aransas Community Theatre. Auditions will be held on for Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, at the PACT. On Saturday, auditions will be at noon. Sunday’s auditions are set for 7 p.m. The director is Savannah Sidor. She said […]

Friday is early deadline for ads, letters, nonbreaking news for June 1 South Jetty

An early deadline of Friday, May 26, has been set for ads, letters to the editors and non-breaking news for the June 1 edition of the South Jetty. The office will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. Monday is the usual deadline for these items, so an early deadline has been set. The June 1 edition will […]