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BOARD APPROVES 2014-15 BUDGET; SETS TAX RATE

The Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees approved two major items at a Special Called meeting Monday, September 25th – approving the 2014-15 fiscal year budget and adopting a tax rate. Funds delegated in the $99.6 million budget include $84.1 million in the General Fund, $7.2 million in the Child Nutrition Fund, almost $4.1 million […]

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LFHS ADMINISTRATORS ACCEPT ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

Los Fresnos High School administrators accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge and were doused with ice water Tuesday at the Falcons’ football practice. Director of Athletics and head football coach Clint Finley challenged principal Ronnie Rodriguez to accept the challenge to benefit ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a […]

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Los Fresnos ISD Raising Awareness for ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons […]

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Five Schools Receive TEA Recognition for Academic Performance

Five Los Fresnos CISD schools identified as Reward Schools were recognized by the TEA for High Progress at the Region I Education Service Center Thursday. Principals at the schools – Los Fresnos High School, Los Cuates Middle School, Los Fresnos Elementary, Olmito Elementary and Dora Romero Elementary – received the recognitions on behalf of their […]

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10,500 Students Begin the 2014-2015 School Year in Los Fresnos

It’s that time of year again, when students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade head back to the classroom for the 2014-15 academic year. Classes began Monday, Aug. 25, for about 10,500 Los Fresnos CISD students at 14 campuses. Elementary schools in grades PreK to 6 begin their days at 7:55 a.m., and dismissal is scheduled […]

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LFCISD Teachers Welcomed Back With Emotional Rally

A day of rousing student performances and recognitions and a speech by well-known author Todd Whitaker highlighted the Los Fresnos CISD Welcome Back rally Tuesday morning at the Brownsville Events Center. More than 700 teachers from the district’s 14 campuses were treated to shows and videos from talented students in all grade levels. Throughout the […]

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Resaca Middle School Best in Region

App Designers Honored for Work on Hello Navi Resaca Middle School Principal Asael Ruvalcaba was all smiles as he recognized six students and their teacher sponsor for the design of an app to highlight the Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees meeting Monday night. Resaca earned a Best in Region Award in the Second Annual […]

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Resaca Student Team Wins Verizon Innovative App Award

Inspired by their visually-impaired friend Andres Salas, a group of six Resaca Middle School girls has made their school proud. The group – Cassandra Baquero, Grecia Cano, Caitlyn Gonzalez, Kayleen Gonzalez, Janessa Leija, and Jacqueline Garcia Torres – earned a Best in Region Award in the second annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge. The national program […]

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LFU SWAT Team Visits Elementary Schools to Honor Students

Members of the Los Fresnos United SWAT Team are on a mission – to recognize elementary school students who are doing the same things they are doing on the ninth grade campus. The student advisory group members call themselves SWAT, an acronym for Students with Awesome Thoughts. They proudly wear orange t-shirts with the words […]

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LFU Holds Mid-Year Parent Sessions on Report Card Day

About 110 parents of students at Los Fresnos United Ninth Grade campus attended sessions on campus as a mid-year academic report and to receive report cards for the second marking period. Report cards are issued at the end of each of the four marking periods, which are about nine weeks each. Three sessions were held […]

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