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LFHS Sends 23 students to UIL Academics Regionals

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Twenty-three students from Los Fresnos High School and Los Fresnos United will compete in the  Region IV UIL Academics Spring Meet to be held at The University of Texas at San Antonio Friday and Saturday. LFHS won the UIL Academics District 32-6A Championship March 24 in Brownsville. The Los Fresnos United UIL Freshman Academics […]

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2017-18 Campus Teachers of the Year Announced

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The Los Fresnos CISD Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year will be announced at the Employee Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Los Fresnos United Dome. Fifteen campus Teachers of the Year have been announced at each campus. They include: Las Yescas Elementary: Graciela San Roman Laureles Elementary: […]

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Los Fresnos CISD Adds Coding Labs in Grades K-5

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD An Hour of Code will become a School Year of Code starting in August. Los Fresnos CISD elementary school students from Kindergarten through 5th grade will receive weekly coding instruction from a certified teacher starting in the 2018-19 school year. The district has made this commitment to extend STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering […]

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Students Show Off Their Talents at TED-Ed Showcase

  by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos CISD TED-Ed club students presented on stage before  Tuesday at Dora Romero Elementary School, sometimes telling emotional stories that tugged at the heartstrings of parents and school administrators in the audience. The TED-Ed Showcase was a collaboration between students at DRE, Los Fresnos United, and Los Fresnos High School. […]

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LFHS, LFU Win UIL Academics District Championships

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The Los Fresnos High School UIL Academics Team reclaimed the District 32-6A Championship March 24 at Hanna High School at the UIL 32-6A Academics District Meet. The Los Fresnos United UIL Freshman Academics Team also repeated as 32-6A District Champions for the Freshmen Category. Twenty-one varsity students who placed in the top […]

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Los Fresnos 4H Member Caitlynn Cruz’ Market Hog Wins RGVLS Grand Champion

by Eddie Cruz, Director Los Fresnos 4H Club It was big win for Los Fresnos 4-H member Caitlynn Cruz who had a great time at the 79th annual Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show. Her market hog was chosen Grand Champion of the entire show. Out of 585 FFA and 4-H exhibitors from all 4 counties […]

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Heredia Receives Prestigious Vernier Award

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School physics teacher Misty Heredia has been named a recipient of a 2018 Vernier Technology Award by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Teacher Awards program. The award recognizes the innovative use of data collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator or other handheld software in the science classroom. […]

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Sandlin Accepted into Prestigious MIT, Cornell

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Jonathan Sandlin has been passionate about many career choices since he was very young. He has made up his mind about a college major, but is not sure where he will study. Sandlin received notification last week that he has been accepted into the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also […]

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Rancho Verde Takes Lead as PLTW Showcase School

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Rancho Verde Elementary, the only elementary Project Lead the Way Showcase school in the Rio Grande Valley, has taken off with the commended PLTW curriculum that engages students in science, technology, engineering and math starting in kindergarten. Los Fresnos CISD, a PLTW Showcase Launch District, began teaching PLTW’s elementary school curriculum, PLTW Launch, […]

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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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