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Student Spotlight:  Ruby Saenz

A Pleasant Surprise During a Visit to Notre Dame Ruby Saenz received an invitation to attend Spring Visitation Weekend March 21-25 at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Ind. The Top 10 student at Los Fresnos High School did not hesitate to accept a visit to the prestigious campus, especially because all expenses for the […]

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Three Elementary Schools Receive  Kindergarten Readiness System Awards

Three Los Fresnos CISD elementary schools have received the Pre-Kindergarten Center for Excellence designation by the Texas Education Agency. Las Yescas Elementary, Dora Romero Elementary and Villareal Elementary received plaques and banners in separate presentations by Los Fresnos CISD Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar. The Kindergarten Readiness System evaluates the effectiveness of prekindergarten, Head Start, government subsidized, […]

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LFHS NJROTC Drill Team Participates in National Competition April 13

Los Fresnos High School’s Navy JROTC Drill Teams will participate in the Navy JROTC National Drill Competition April 13. The team qualified by placing at the Texas Navy JROTC Drill Meet held March 22 at College Station. Because of military budget cuts, the routine will be submitted virtually by video at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April […]

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Twenty-One LFHS, LFU Students Qualify for UIL Academics Regionals

Twenty-one Los Fresnos High School and Los Fresnos United students qualified for the UIL Regional Academics meet with strong showings at the District 32-5A UIL Academics meet March 23. Los Fresnos finished a narrow 24 points behind Harlingen South for the district championship. Qualifying for regionals were: John Aguilar, Current Events Varsity and Headline Writing […]

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Semien Signs Letter of Intent with Angelo State University

Akeem Semien, a versatile all-sports athlete at Los Fresnos High School, signed a Letter of Intent to join the track team at Angelo State University at a signing ceremony Wednesday at LFHS.  Semien has played football, basketball and track for the Falcons since his sophomore year.  Joining him in the ceremony were his parents, sister […]

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Los Fresnos High School NJROTC Continues a Tradition of Excellence

Los Fresnos High School NJROTC continues the tradition of excellence. This year, we have another appointment to the Military Academy. In the ten years of existence of the program at the High School, Andrea Mallea will become the 7th cadet appointed to one of our service academies. What an honor. Cadet Mallea began the application […]

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LFISD Trustees Approve New Director, Teacher

At the regular meeting of the Los Fresnos Consolidated School Board held Monday, March 4, Ben Estrada was approved by the Board as the new Director of Accountability Research and Evaluation. Estrada will succeed Marty Vasquez, who announced her retirement effective June 30. Elva Gracia was also approved as a Resaca Middle School teacher. In […]

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LFHS Team Has Best Showing in Regional Science Bowl

Los Fresnos high school and middle school sent four teams of science students to compete in the 2013 Regional Science Bowl Saturday at The University of Texas-Pan American. The annual event was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Academic competition consisted of intense infused questions from the categories of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space […]

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ACE Program Benefiting Students and Parents

The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce members were informed about three Los Fresnos schools that are currently using the Afterschool Centers on Education ACE program at their facilities which benefits both the children and their parents. ACE representatives Sandra Rodriguez and Claudia Medina Garcia spoke at the recent general meeting of the chamber held […]

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