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LFHS Top 10 Spotlight: Enrique “Kike” Valencia

Class Rank: Salutatorian Mother: Gladys Galarza Sibling: Nicholas Valencia (17). Previously: Lopez-Riggins Elementary, Los Cuates Middle School College: Yale University Major: Mechanical Engineering Inspiration for academic success: My mother (Gladys Galarza), my aunt (Gabi Casanova), and uncle (Daniel Casanova) inspired me the most. I was in eighth grade when my aunt Gabi told me she would give me $300 if I became […]

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Senior Class of 2019 Celebration

by Tony Vindell/LFN More than a 100 students from Los Fresnos High School Class of 2019 attended a service in which religious leaders from throughout the community stood by the side of some of the graduates. The service was held Wednesday, May 8 at the school auditorium. Parents, relatives, chamber of commerce and business representatives […]

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Seniors Present Bell Awards to Those Who Influenced Them

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School seniors turned the tables on teachers and other district staff members by presenting them with Bell Awards at the Employee Awards Banquet April 25. The top ten academic students and three others from different school programs spoke at the lectern – sometimes getting emotional – about the person […]

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Wolcott, Heredia Named Teachers of Year

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Cristal Wolcott and Misty Heredia were named Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, respectively, at the Employee Awards Banquet Thursday at the Brownsville Events Center. Wolcott is a first-grade teacher at Palmer-Laakso Elementary School, and Heredia is a physics teacher at Los Fresnos High School. Both are now nominated to participate […]

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LFHS Top 10 Spotlight: Juan Pablo Alvarado

Parents: Juan Pablo Alvarado and Amy Alvarado Siblings: Joaquin Alvarado (11) and Patricio Alvarado (11) – twins Previously: Olmito Elementary School (Grades 4 and 5), Resaca Middle School (Grades 6-8) College: I have been accepted to Princeton University, Rice University, Harvard University, and Columbia University, but I have just selected Princeton University. Major: Chemical Engineering Inspiration for academic success: My inspiration […]

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District Receives $268,408 JET Grant from TWC

Los Fresnos CISD Career and Technical Education has received a $268,408 Jobs and Education (JET) grant for equipment purchases to provide students with training for careers in welding. TWC Commissioner Julian Alvarez, a native of Harlingen, signed the check in a presentation whose audience included several dozen students. State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. and State […]

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LFHS Top 10 Spotlight: Kaitlyn Mata

Parents: Javier and Laura Mata Siblings: Alberto Mata (26) and Javier Mata (14) Previously: Rancho Verde Elementary, Resaca Middle School College: Texas A&M University Major: Psychology Inspiration for academic success: My parents inspired me to do my best in school for as long as I can remember. In first grade, my parents would help me study for my vocabulary test. As I […]

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LFHS Top 10 Spotlight: Allison Spier

Parents: Lisa Spier and Mark Spier Siblings: Lauren Spier (21) and Anna Spier (20) Previously: San Vicente Elementary School in Big Bend National Park (Pre-K to Grade 2), Olmito Elementary (Grades 3-5), Resaca Middle School (Grades 6-8) College: Adelphi University (N.Y.) Major: Nursing Inspiration for academic success: My sisters and parents inspired me to do my best in academics. Being […]

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CTE Advisory Board Gets Student Success Update

Members of the Los Fresnos CISD Career and Technical Education Advisory Board heard about several CTE accomplishments at its spring meeting Tuesday. The Advisory Board, which meets twice a year, is comprised of community and business members from Los Fresnos and Brownsville who have partnered with CTE programs or have taken interns into their places […]

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Delgado Receives Border Patrol “Head of Class” Award

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Los Fresnos High School senior Isis Delgado received the Border Patrol “Head of Class” award in a ceremony Wednesday to recognize high achieving high school students in the Rio Grande Valley. She was one of 16 students from Cameron and Willacy counties to receive the award. Each school in the county had […]

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