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LFU Freshman Creates Vocal App to Remind Users

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Evyn Garcia knows that people sometimes ignore reminders and alarms on mobile devices and computers. Some are too subtle. So the 15-year-old freshman at Los Fresnos United had an idea for a project for his Computer Programming course taught by David Burlingame. The 15-year-old son of Erica and Israel Leija, who is […]

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Registration for new students starts March 19

Registration for all students new to Los Fresnos CISD will be held March 19-29 at the respective campuses. All eligible students report to their zoned school to register on weekdays between the hours of 8-11 a.m. and noon-3:30 p.m. To check boundaries of the school zones, visit here. Requirements for all students are the following: […]

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LFHS NJROTC Competes at State for 16th Straight Year

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School will be among 16 units competing at the 24th Annual Navy Junior ROTC Area 10 Field Meet Friday and Saturday at Texas A&M University in College Station. The meet, known as the Texas State Championship, will host more than 600 students from 16 high school NJROTC units across the […]

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LFHS Earns Division I Rating at UIL State Festival

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Mariachi Nuevo Halcón earned a Superior Division I rating at the 2018 UIL State Mariachi Festival Pilot Saturday at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg Performing Arts Complex. Of the 71 schools participating, only 16 earned Division I ratings, or 22.5 percent. The other 55 schools earned Division II or Division […]

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District Fifth Graders Tour Future Campus

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Fifth grade students at the nine elementary schools in the Los Fresnos CISD – the future Class of 2025 – received a dose of life as a high school student. Each of the nine schools visited Los Fresnos High for a three-hour visit during the mornings of Feb. 14. It’s a tradition […]

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Nine Recognized for Earning Advance Degrees

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Nine professional staff members who earned advanced degrees over the fall semester were recognized by the Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees Monday night. There were eight teachers and one librarian who earned master’s degrees. Five of them attended the meeting. The five who attended and their degree included: Christopher Devlin, teacher, […]

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Mariachi Wins TAME State Title; Awaits UIL State

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The LFHS/LFU Mariachi Nuevo Halcón won the Class 6A state championship at the Texas Association of Mariachi Educators (TAME) competition Feb. 10 at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg. The LFHS/LFU three ensembles Mariachi all earned Division I Superior Ratings at the Regional UIL contest held Feb. 2-3 at […]

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Light Up Literacy Campaign Ongoing in District

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos CISD has taken on the Light Up Literacy challenge which began Monday. The #LightUpLiteracy challenge is Alejandra Guzman’s innovative project as she was chosen as one of 36 global educators to be a part of the third cohort of TED-Ed Innovative Educators. Her project was featured on the TED-Ed blog and in an […]

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Congressman Vela Visits Fifth-Grade Classes

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela was on hand for the flag-raising ceremony at Rancho Verde Elementary’s designation as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education Jan. 26, and decided to play teacher after the ceremony. Vela went to visit two fifth-grade classrooms at RVE to talk about U.S. history, […]

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Students Compete to Prepare for Big Livestock Shows

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Spring is livestock show season for dozens of Los Fresnos CISD students participating in FFA. Many took part in the Willacy County Livestock Show in Raymondville and the RGV Champion Showdown Prospect Show in Mercedes, both held in January. Upcoming are the Cameron County Livestock Show, held in conjunction with the Los […]

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