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Rancho Verde Named National Blue Ribbon School

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Rancho Verde Elementary has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The entire student body of 650 students packed the RVE Cafeteria Thursday to hear the announcement by the DOE, which was live-streamed on the Internet. RVE was one of 26 schools in Texas to receive […]

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Thirty Named AP Scholars, Including 19 Graduates

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Thirty students from Los Fresnos High School have been named AP scholars by The College Board for the 2016-17 school year. From the group, 11 are current students at LFHS – 10 seniors and one junior. The other 19 0 students were graduates from the Class of 2017. The elite list includes […]

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Los Cuates Band Ranked Among Nation’s Best

Story and photo by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The Los Cuates Middle School Honor Band has been named among the National winners for the 2017 National Wind Band Honors. This competition recognizes and awards outstanding achievement in performance by high school and middle school bands, choirs and orchestras. Schools from around the nation record their groups performing […]

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Board Approves Submitting Waiver for Missed Day

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees approved submitting an application for a waiver for a missed school day at its regular meeting Monday. Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar explained the decision to call off classes on August 25 because of the threat of Hurricane Harvey. “When Harvey turned into a hurricane we decided – […]

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SFE Brings Variety to School Breakfast, Lunch

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Decisions, decisions. Thanks to a contract with Southwest Food Excellence (SFE), Los Fresnos CISD students are now faced with the challenge with selecting from a larger variety of breakfast and lunch products at each of the 14 campuses. “They are overwhelmed by so much variety,” said Rey Ovalle, SFE General Manager of […]

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Resaca Middle School Awarded Leader in Me Grant

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Resaca Middle School has been awarded the Leader in Me grant, becoming the third campus in the school district to receive the grant and implement the program. Resaca is the first middle school to receive the grant. In 2013, Palmer-Laakso Elementary and Dora Romero Elementary schools were awarded five-year grants. Resaca’s grant […]

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FFA Students Show Heifer, Goat to Recruit 5th Graders

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School FFA students are recruiting Los Fresnos CISD 5th grade students to gauge their interest in agriculture. LFHS FFA sponsor Edna Sanchez is visiting all nine elementary schools over a three-day period, bringing FFA students with her to talk to the elementary students. On Thursday, August 31st, the FFA […]

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Website, App Now Available to Access School Menus

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents can now access what meals will be served at every school through a computer or mobile device. Southwest Food Excellence, which has contracted by Los Fresnos CISD to improve student nutrition, now has a website and an app to allow for easier access to school breakfast and lunch menus. The official […]

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Aquatic Center is Latest Facility Addition to District

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD An indoor swimming facility has been a dream for Los Fresnos High School swimmers for a very long time. On Saturday, the dream was fulfilled for the future generations of Falcon swimmers. The Los Fresnos CISD Aquatic Center was dedicated Saturday to a crowd of about 100 visitors and the same number […]

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Parents Meet Teachers at Back-to-School Nights

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents flocked to the campuses of their children for Back-to-School nights Aug. 28-30 at the district’s 14 schools. Los Fresnos High School and Los Fresnos United each held BTS on Aug. 28. The nine elementary campuses invited parents on Aug, 29, and the three middle schools did the same on Aug. 30. […]

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