McCollum High School
|McCollum High School|
|500 West Formosa Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78221
|Type||Public High School|
|School district||Harlandale ISD|
Green and Gold
McCollum High School was named in honor of Mr. Dillard McCollum, who served in the community as a student, teacher, principal, and superintendent for twenty years.
The Frontier Bowl is one of the oldest and fiercest high school football rivalry games. It pits the Harlandale High School Indians against the McCollum High School Cowboys at Memorial Stadium. The match-up has a 50-year history. The football teams compete each year against one another.
- In 1992, Clifton Bennett won the state championship in editorial writing.
McCollum Cowboy Band
The 2014-2015 McCollum Marching Band show is titled "Exodus". The show is based on the motion picture "The Prince of Egypt", and features movements, arranged by John Mehann, of the songs, composed by Hans Zimmer, heard in the movie. The show has 3 movements, movement 1, "Captivity", movement 2, "Supplication", and movement 3, "Deliverance". Drum Majors are Jesse Ramos and Issac Rodriguez. The show earned a Division 1 in the 2014-2015 Marching Band UIL.
- Mr. Borrego
- Mr. De la Cruz
- Mr. Perez
In November 1983, the McCollum High School Cowboy Band was selected to compete at the U.I.L. Texas State Marching Band Competition. This was the first time a Southside San Antonio band was selected to compete at such a level. The Head Band Director was Dr. Carl Lobitz and Assistant Band Director was Mr. Carl Albert. The Cowboy Band's marching show consisted of El Tigre, Russian Sailors Dance, and Georgia On My Mind.
- National Honor Society
- National Technical Honor Society
- Business Professionals of America
- Anime Club
- Art Club
- Auto Tech
- Spanish Club
- French Club
- ASL Club
- Drama Club
- Robotics Club
- Math Club
- Media Club
- Gamma Sigma Girls
The McCollum Cowboys compete in the following sports:
The Leadership School
The School of Leadership and Public Service (SLPS) is a magnet program on campus at McCollum High School. The Department Chair is currently Yvonne Valdez. The program requires numerous hours of community service and encourages students to take on leadership positions throughout the school.
||This article's list of alumni may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability or notability policies. (November 2015)|
- Carlos Uresti, Texas State Senator, Former State Representative, and San Antonio Attorney
- Emilio Navaira, a Mexican-American musician whom performs both Country and Tejano music.
- Native American actor Jonathan Joss voice of John Redcorn in the animated series King of the Hill.
- Yolanda Saldívar, the murderer of Latin music superstar Selena. Saldívar is currently serving a life sentence at Mountain View Unit in Gatesville, Texas.
|First, Last Name||Years of Service|
|George Vakey||Fall, 1962 to Spring, 1967|
|William Patrick Shannon||Fall, 1967 to Spring, 1975|
|Darrell N. Flynt||Fall, 1975 to Spring, 1988|
|Virginia Aguilar||Fall, 1988 to Spring, 1995|
|Dr. Syl Perez||Fall, 1995 to Spring, 1997|
|Robert Pacheco||Spring, 1997 to Summer, 1997|
|Henry Galindo||Fall, 1997 to Spring, 2001|
|David Stelmazewski||Fall, 2001 to Spring, 2008|
|Diana Sz. Casas||Fall, 2008 to Spring, 2011|
|Aracelie Bunsen||Fall, 2011 to Spring, 2016|
|Jacob Garcia||Fall, 2016 to Present|
- Frontier Bowl Archived October 6, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- UIL Writing State Championship.[permanent dead link]
- The Athletics Department
- The Leadership School Archived September 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.