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Teachers Train on Curriculum Development

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD More than 30 teachers from different content areas and different grade levels gathered for training this week to undertake a key curriculum rewriting project. The teachers were chosen by the district’s curriculum strategists to engage in discussions on curriculum, lesson planning, and student engagement. They represented English, Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science […]

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Students Learn Trades in Dual Enrollment Program with TSC

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Forty-two Los Fresnos High School students are learning the specialized trades, thanks to an dual enrollment partnership with Texas Southmost College. The goal of every school district is to prepare students for college or a career. Students in these trade programs are getting both. Ten additional LFHS students are enrolled in the […]

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Sensory Labs Bring Smiles to Special Needs Students

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD It’s no secret that most students with special needs learn best with hands-on activities. Students are smiling with the introduction of sensory rooms that have been implemented at select schools – six elementary and all five secondary campuses. “We are the first school district in the area to implement district-wide sensory rooms […]

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DPS Troopers Donate School Supplies to Las Yescas

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Texas Department of Public Safety troopers donated backpacks full of school supplies to needy children at Las Yescas Elementary. In a drawing held at the DPS office recently, Las Yescas was selected from several schools in the area. Twenty-two troopers and two sergeants at two Brownsville stations donated about 15 backpacks full […]

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CTE Students Learning Ropes at Area Businesses

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Area businesses are providing opportunities for learning to Los Fresnos High School Career and Technology Education (CTE) program students. Thirty-five students taking the Business Practicum class at LFHS have the opportunity to take part in the Internship Program, where they get to intern unpaid for up to three hours four days a […]

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Students, Teachers Ready to Enter Coding Lab Era

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD STEM education has arrived at nine Los Fresnos CISD elementary schools with the first coding lab classes scheduled to start Monday. Last spring, the district made the commitment to implement STEM education into the elementary schools with the introduction of coding labs. The initiative will develop skills o elementary school students to […]

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Homecoming Parade Application Forms Now Available

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Applications for the 2018 Los Fresnos Homecoming Parade are now available. The parade will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, the day before the Homecoming game against Edinburg Vela on Sept. 21. The parade line-up begins at 4:30 p.m. and the parade begins at 5:30 p.m. The parade will be held on the […]

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Los Fresnos School District Gets “A” on TEA Score

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Independent School District has received an A score from the Texas Education Agency Public School Accountability System ratings, TEA announced early this month. That put the district into an elite group as 116 such entities got the distinction out of more than a 1,000 districts statewide. “We are delighted for […]

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Teachers Receive Warm Welcome Back to Work

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD About 900 teachers received were entertained by students and listened to a powerful presentation during Convocation Tuesday at the Los Fresnos United Dome. Convocation is the annual gathering of all teachers from the district’s 14 campuses. Teachers returned to work Monday and have been taking part in professional learning for the first […]

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Freshmen and Parents Attend Fish Camp Orientation

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD It’s always an eye-opening experience for students when they reach high school, but it is an even bigger experience for parents. About 800 new freshmen and many parents took part in Fish Camp, the annual orientation at Los Fresnos United where students and parents are greeted with the realities of high school. […]

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