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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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Caroline Jimenez Reyes Wins  Dramatic District Spelling Bee

Caroline Jimenez Reyes of Resaca Middle School and Ishka Treviño of Villareal Elementary School went 17 rounds before Reyes emerged victorious in the Los Fresnos CISD Spelling Bee Saturday. Thirty-five students – three from each of the 12 elementary and middle schools participated, less one student who failed to appear at the Bee, held at […]

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Forty-three Middle School Students Earn All-Valley Honors

Forty-three Los Fresnos CISD middle school band members earned a chair in the 2014 All-Valley Band during Region 28 competition Jan. 18 in San Benito. Thousands of students from schools throughout the Valley tried out, and these 43 students came out on top of their sections to earn the bragging rights of being called the “Best […]

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Laureles Elementary has made History

The Robotics team of Fabian Cervantes, Gaspar Gracia, Enrique Lozano and Billy Florez, dubbed “Fire Robots,” placed second at the Texas Computer Education (TCEA) Robotics Region I Competition Saturday in Pharr, and qualified for the state competition. The group will be the first Los Fresnos CISD team to qualify for state in robotics. The Laureles team […]

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