Groups Recognized, Teacher Hired at Special Meeting

Los Fresnos High School UIL Academics Team was recognized at the special meeting of the LFCISD Board of Trustees last Monday night.

Los Fresnos High School UIL Academics Team was recognized at the special meeting of the LFCISD Board of Trustees last Monday night.

Story and photos by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD

The last of student groups to be recognized for the 2016-17 school year were presented at the Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees meeting Monday, May 22nd.

Members of the Los Fresnos High School/Los Fresnos United UIL Academics teams was recognized by the board for their achievements. LFU won the District 32-6A UIL Academics Freshman division championship.

The LFHS baseball team, which also won a district championship, was also presented.

There was one teacher hire approved – Sherryl Quelhorst as an English teacher at Los Fresnos High School. Trustees also approved the administrative staff contract recommendations.

District Champion LFHS Falcon Baseball Team was honored for their acheivements at the last Los Fresnos CISD School Board meeting held on Monday, May 22nd.

District Champion LFHS Falcon Baseball Team was honored for their acheivements at the last Los Fresnos CISD School Board meeting held on Monday, May 22nd.

Trustees also received a report about a Request for Proposals process pertaining to a Food Service Management Service. Under the Action Items part of the meeting, trustees awarded the agreement/contract for CSP #16-17-31, Food Service Management company, to Southwest Foodservice Excellence (SFE) for a one-year cost reimbursable contract with the option to renew on an annual basis for an additional four years, subject to regulatory approval.

In action on the Consent Agenda, trustees approved:

  • agreements/contracts for Student Accident Insurance with National Guardian Life and Student Accident Insurance (Catastrophic) with Zurich American, Texas Insurance Service Center, Albert Salinas – Agent, for the 2017-18 School Year.
  • renewal of agreement for the external auditor services with Patillo, Brown and Hill, L.L.P. for fiscal years 2017 and 2018.
  • voluntary employee benefit provider Willis Parsons for life events legal plan and identity theft shield for 2017-18 school year.
  • declaration that certain district vehicles are surplus and authorize administration to Dispose of Said Vehicles as Appropriate.
  • Nomination of Jesus Amaya for the Region I Position A seat on the TASB Board of Directors.
  • Revisions to (LOCAL) policies as recommended by TASB Policy Service and according to the Summary recommendations based on the TASB Localized Policy Review Session held January 24, 2017.
  • Agreement between Los Fresnos CISD and AMIKids Rio Grande Valley for the 2017-18 school year.
District Champion Los Fresnos United Academics Team. LFU won the District 32-6A UIL Academics Freshman division championship.

District Champion Los Fresnos United Academics Team. LFU won the District 32-6A UIL Academics Freshman division championship.

 

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