Our backyards have taken on a greater importance in our lives since the COVID-19 pandemic. Yards, parks and other green spaces are the safe places for socializing, playtime and recreation. Just about anything you can do indoors – working, cooking, reading, exercising – can be done outside. And that’s why so many people are “backyarding”… Continue reading TurfMutt Gives 4 Tips to Ensure You’re Putting the Right Plant in the Right Place
Miss Bitsy By Nandy Ekle Chapter 4 “Miss Bitsy, are you okay?”She turned back and smiled. “Oh, yes, I’m fine. I just thought I heard something. Must be squirrels up there. Yes, I think it was about a month ago. I’m afraid we had a little disagreement. You see, some of my things disappeared. Oh,… Continue reading The Next Chapter
by Nicholas GutteridgeIn an announcement sent out districtwide on March 29th, Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar informed teachers, parents, and students that Los Fresnos will be recommending all students to come into class physically starting April 12 due to decreasing COVID-19 infectionsacross Cameron County. Previously, most students participated in remote learning while a minority came to class… Continue reading LFCISD Open For In-Person Classrooms Again
by Nicholas GutteridgeOn March 27, students from around the Valley participated in District UIL. UIL is a state-wide competition that starts at the district level and eventually puts the best students in the state against each other. It contains several different competitions, allowing students to pick the best contest that suits their skills. If a… Continue reading District UIL Winners in Los Fresnos
By KEVIN NARROLos Fresnos NewsLOS FRESNOS-Sophomore Kate Perez was hitless when she strolled to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning in a tie game against Weslaco. The one hit Perez got, was the only one that mattered.The sophomore swatted the walk off homer to send the Lady Falcons to a 3-2 win… Continue reading Perez walks it off for Lady Falcons
The Next Chapter By Nandy Ekle “Jeremy Dougan? Oh, yes, Jerry, I remember you! You were the little red-headed scrap of a boy from down the road. Come in, come in! Well, what a nice surprise! How nice of you to come visit me. Oh, my…. we have a lot of catching up to do.”… Continue reading Miss Bitsy: Chapter 3
UTRGV chess team wins its third President’s Cup By Victoria Brito Morales RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The reigning chess champs have done it again.The UTRGV Chess Team has won its third consecutive President’s Cup, successfully defending its title as national collegiate chess champions to retain its first-place rankings from 2018 and 2019.National Chess ChampsTypically… Continue reading National Three-peat!
By Nicholas GutteridgeThe Los Fresnos Rotary Team and multiple departments of the city teamed up to create a phenomenal Easter Bunny Bash experience for the city – one that the participants will remember for years to come.When the pandemic hit about a year ago, everything came to a halt; the schools closed, the businesses closed,… Continue reading Los Fresnos Easter Bash!
By James MinsonLFN With nearly a 75-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders… Continue reading Los Fresnos student selected for International Career Developement Conference 2021
The City of Los Fresnos offers a free Community Health Outreach Program within its community. The program offers a variety of free classes/activities, nutrition support, cooking classes and diabetes prevention classes. It also offers free health screenings such as blood pressure screenings, BMI screenings, A1C testing and follow-up care to both men and women 18… Continue reading Community Health Outreach Program