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Los Fresnos ISD 2013 Year In Review

The Los Fresnos CISD continued its high standard of academic excellence in 2013 and gained recognition in areas outside of academics as well. Inspiration Award One of the biggest achievement of the year was Los Fresnos High School receiving one of three national Gaston Caperton Inspiration Awards from The College Board. Two other schools received […]

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LFE Repeats as Elementary  Academic Event Champion

Los Fresnos Elementary repeated as champion in the annual Elementary Academic Event Saturday at Los Fresnos High School. The biggest academic competition for elementary schools produced almost 547 participants including alternates. Los Fresnos will have bragging rights again, edging out Olmito Elementary, which finished second. Villareal Elementary finished third. The top three schools received trophies. […]

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Trustees Grant Tax Value Limitation for Wind Project

Los Fresnos CISD trustees approved granting a Chapter 313 tax value limitation agreement based on the recommendation of the Texas Comptroller’s Office for the development of wind farms located within the boundaries of the Los Fresnos CISD. Cameron Wind, the developer, will build 80 turbines. The project size is 165 Megawatts, which is enough to […]

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Rancho Verde Elementary School teams took first and third place honors at the LFCISD Robotics Competition Dec. 7 at Resaca Middle School

Eight elementary schools participated in the elementary division, forming 31 teams. Most team entries had four students each. There were five middle school teams, and two teams from Los Fresnos High School. The top three finishers in each division included: Elementary Division (31 teams) First Place Rancho Verde Elementary – Venom, 220 points: Oziel Briones, Yahir […]

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District Receives 3rd Gold Leadership  Award for Financial Transparency

Los Fresnos CISD has earned its third Gold Leadership Circle Award for the district’s website from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. The report was presented to the Board of Trustees at its meeting Monday night. The district earned 19 of 20 possible points on the ratings criteria, which is based on financial information found […]

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  Los Fresnos High School was one of three national recipients of the 2013 Gaston Caperton Inspiration Award.

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TEACHER ADVISORY COMMITTEE TOURS CONSTRUCTION AREA

Members of the Los Fresnos CISD Teacher Advisory Committee got a behind-the-scenes look at construction of the additions at Los Fresnos United during their monthly meeting Wednesday. The group included representatives from each of the 14 campuses, plus some members of the district administration. In August, Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees awarded a construction […]

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County Attorneys Help Children Get Sneakers

Thanks to the generosity of the Women’s Law Section of the Cameron County Bar Association, 82 needy Los Fresnos CISD students will get some help for new shoes. As part of its Sneakers for Students program, the attorneys got help from fellow attorneys and judges to raise more than $5,000 for the project. “Somehow, we […]

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Election Returns Canvassed; Castillo, Treviño Re-Elected to Board of Trustees

The Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees canvassed results of the Nov. 5 election, showing that Martin Castillo and Ruben Treviño had been re-elected to the board. Both were sworn into office for three-year terms by Justice of the Peace Bennie Ochoa. Trustees also voted unanimously to keep the current officers: Sandra Garcia, President; Darlene […]

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Los Fresnos CISD Students Have Chance to Become EMTs

Gualberto Bennett III is making the most of an opportunity to continue a family tradition of serving in emergency medical care. The Los Fresnos High School senior is among dozens of students in the medical programs who have a chance to do something few others can – get certified as an Emergency Medical Technician while […]

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