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Resaca Eighth Grader Chosen  Jack Kent Cooke Scholar

Gerardo Segura may be one of the most soft-spoken students at Resaca Middle School, but even his academic achievements speak volumes. Segura was notified that he is a Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholar, one of 62 students chosen nationally for the prestigious award. More than 2,000 eighth grade students across the country applied. The Jack […]

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Los Fresnos Schools Celebrate Constitution Week

Las Yescas Elementary Brings Out the Red, White and Blue to Educate Their Students Last Tuesday was Constitution Day around the United States, and at least one school in the Los Fresnos CISD. At Las Yescas Elementary, each class worked on posters on display in the hallways to create awareness of Constitution Week. Patriotic music […]

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Thirteen Teachers Recognized for Receiving Master’s Degrees

Thirteen teachers were recognized for receiving master’s degrees at the Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees meeting Monday. Out of 661 teachers in the Los Fresnos CISD, there are now 182 teachers with advanced degrees, which equals 27.5 percent. Thirteen Teachers Recognized for Receiving Master’s Degrees The teachers received their master’s degrees in May or […]

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LCISD Elementary Schools Observe Back-to-School Night

Back-to-School Night is held each year early in the semester as an opportunity for parents to meet teachers of their children. Schools that hosted Back-to-School Night included Las Yescas Elementary, Laureles Elementary, Lopez-Riggins Elementary, Los Fresnos Elementary, Olmito Elementary, Palmer-Laakso Elementary, Rancho Verde Elementary, Dora Romero Elementary, and Villareal Elementary. Middle school and high school […]

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Trustees Approve $104 Million Budget, Tax Rate Remains the Same

Trustees adopted the Los Fresnos CISD budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, and also approved setting the same tax rate as last year. Chief Financial Officer David Young presented the board with the proposed $104.2 million budget. Young said the total, which is $2 million less than the amended 2012-13 budget, could increase slightly with […]

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Band, Cheerleaders, Stars Train Through Summer

by Audrey Urbis Los Fresnos High School The Los Fresnos High School Band, Color Guard, Stars Dance Team, and Cheerleading Squad have been practicing diligently throughout the summer. Members of each of these groups have experienced early mornings, profuse sweat, and the unrelenting heat – elements typically associated with the Falcon football- training regimen. With […]

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SIX LOS FRESNOS CISD SCHOOLS EARN TRIPLE DISTINCTION

Six Los Fresnos CISD schools – 43 percent of all campuses – achieved the rating of Met Standard in three areas in a report released by the Texas Education Agency. Under the state accountability system, campuses in Texas that achieve the rating of Met Standard can also earn distinction designations in the following three areas: […]

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CLASSES BEGAN MONDAY FOR LOS FRESNOS CISD STUDENTS

Classes began Monday, Aug. 26 for more than 10,400 students in the Los Fresnos CISD ISD. The last day of school is June 3, 2014. The 2013-14 Academic Calendar features 177 instructional days – 81 in the first semester and 98 in the second semester. The four marking periods end Oct. 18, Dec. 20, March […]

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Consent Agenda Items Approved at Aug.12 Meeting

Trustees also approved the following on the Consent Agenda: – Minutes for Meeting/s held on July 8, 2013. – Budget Amendment #17 for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. – Ad-Valorem Tax Refunds for the Month of August 2013. – Budget Priorities for the 2013-2014 School Year. – Agreements/Contracts for Fiduciary Liability Insurance and Crime Insurance with Travelers […]

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Board Approves 18 Positions, Including Asst. Principal, 14 Teachers; Budget Priorities

By unanimous vote, trustees approved Jesus Molina as Assistant Principal at Los Fresnos High School, and 17 other positions, including 14 teachers. Positions approved by the board include: Reynaldo Buendia, Truancy Officer Raul de la Cruz, Athletic Trainer Myrian Kuntz, Educational Diagnostician Yaitzma Caraveo, Teacher, Los Fresnos High School Audrey Escobedo, Teacher, Los Fresnos High […]

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