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Salazar Named to State Board Steering Committee

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos CISD superintendent Gonzalo Salazar has been named to a State Board of Education steering committee to help it develop a new Long-Range Plan for Public Education. The committee will work throughout the 2017-18 school year to draft recommendations that will be sent to the SBOE, which will ultimately approve the […]

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DPS Troopers Donate Backpacks, Supplies to LYE

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety knew that there are many children whose families cannot afford to buy them school supplies. They pitched in their own money for enough supplies to fill 18 backpacks and find a group of students who needed them. The toughest decision was how to fairly […]

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Summer Commencement Ceremony Honors 48 Students

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Forty-eight more Los Fresnos High School graduates marched across the stage Tuesday at the Summer LFHS Commencement ceremony Tuesday at the LFHS Theater. At the LFHS Commencement in May, there were 730 graduates in the Class of 2017. The students who walked across the Theater stage recently completed¬†requirements for graduation. Of the […]

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Students Get Rare Opportunity to View Eclipse

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Many students had the educational opportunity of a lifetime to view the solar eclipse from their campuses Monday. The moon covered 51 percent of the sun in the Los Fresnos area, and students with eclipse glasses and homemade eclipse viewing boxes were allowed outside. Some teachers purchased glasses for their students out […]

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Back-to-School Nights Scheduled Aug. 28-30

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD All 14 Los Fresnos CISD schools will hold Back-to-School nights Aug. 28-30. Back-to-School Nights are intended for parents to visit the schools of their children, meet their new teachers for the 2017-18 school year, and to learn about the academic expectations for the coming year. Back-to-School Nights will be held from 5:30 […]

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Physical Therapist, Teachers Approved by Board

Story and photos by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of a physical therapist and four teachers at its regular meeting Monday. Krista Garcia was hired as physical therapist at Los Fresnos United campus. Teachers approved included: Carlos Rivas, PE teacher, Los Cuates Middle School Juan Barriga, PE teacher, […]

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Summer School Graduation Ceremony Scheduled August 22nd

  Students who recently completed requirements for graduation will participate in the Los Fresnos High School Graduation Ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the LFHS Theatre. More than 40 students are expected to participate. Of the total, 25 are students from the College,¬†Career and Technology Academy. The students took summer classes and passed […]

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Teachers Attend Staff Development Sessions

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Hundreds of teachers have attended dozens of staff development sessions in preparation for the 2017-18 school year. Campus-level staff development was held all day Monday and on Tuesday afternoon, while district-level staff development was held Wednesday and Thursday. Friday is a teacher workday so that teachers can prepare their classrooms and assignments […]

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Students Enjoyed Productive Successful Summers

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Many students relax during their summer vacations. Others in programs like band, dance and athletic programs ended their summer vacations early with practices to prepare for the new school year. But a handful of others took part in competitions and brought some regional and state recognition. UTRGV Railway Camp Two Rancho Verde […]

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First-Year Teachers Prepare for New Experiences

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Twenty-four teachers took part in the First-Year Teacher Academy at Rancho Verde Elementary Library. They were undergoing staff development last Wednesday and Thursday to prepare them for experiences in classroom. The 24 teachers with 0-3 years experience are spending staff development time on the following topics: Effective Teacher Characteristics; Getting Ready: Room, […]

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