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Samantha Cavazos recognized for perfect score on AP exam

Samantha Cavazos recognized for perfect score on AP exam

The Edinburg CISD Board of Trustees recognized Samantha Cavazos, a 2014 Edinburg North High School graduate, for making a perfect score on her College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exam. Cavazos, daughter of Raul and Julia Cavazos, took the AP exam along with 1.5 million other students nation-wide. She is one of 285 students from across […]

Edinburg HS students prove that Mock Trial is more than just an after-school activity

Edinburg HS students prove that Mock Trial is more than just an after-school activity

ECISD Public Information If you ask any of the members of the Edinburg High School Mock Trial team about their participation in mock trial, they won’t hesitate to tell you that it is more than just an after-school activity. The EHS Mock Trial team has had a very successful year, says Melissa Zamora, EHS Mock […]

Excellent Educator: HCISD teacher Vanessa Rincones selected as finalist in the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Program

Excellent Educator: HCISD teacher Vanessa Rincones selected as finalist in the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Program

HARLINGEN, Texas (March 25, 2015) – Earning statewide recognition for her efforts in the classroom, Sam Houston Elementary teacher Vanessa Rincones was announced as a finalist in the Rising Star – Elementary Teacher category of the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards on March 25. A first grade Dual Language teacher, she was named one of […]

Texas Valley Communities Foundation Events: BISD PASOS GRADUATION

Texas Valley Communities Foundation Events: BISD PASOS GRADUATION

We look forward to seeing you today, Wednesday, March 4, for the BISD Parent Academy for Success of Schools (PASOS) graduation ceremony at Central office auditorium. Agenda: The graduation ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. and conclude at 7:30 p.m. Rosalva Larrasquitu, BISD parental involvement administrator will emcee the event. Background: The Brownsville ISD Parental […]

BISD Parents poised to learn news skills to help their children succeed

BISD Parents poised to learn news skills to help their children succeed

By Raul Garcia Jr. BROWNSVILLE- Brownsville ISD is making sure their students and the parents in the district know what it takes so students are educated, motivated and prepared for success in high school, college and beyond. Parents are going to have a better advantage at helping their children by taking part in the Parent […]

Brownsville ISD parents to graduate parent academy in traditional cap and gown ceremony

Brownsville ISD parents to graduate parent academy in traditional cap and gown ceremony

By Raul Garcia Jr. Parents at Brownsville Independent School District finished a series of classes to better help their child through school and into college. They will graduate in cap and gown for their accomplishment and their children to see Wednesday March 4 at the BISD Central office auditorium located at 708 Palm Blvd. Brownsville […]

Freddy Gonzalez Elementary Science winners

Freddy Gonzalez Elementary Science winners

Freddy Gonzalez Elementary in the Edinburg CISD recently recognized students who placed at the ECISD District Science Fair held recently. The students, who ranged from kindergarten through fifth grade, prepared science projects in a wide range of topics and were formally recognized at the event held at the Edinburg Activity Center. Pictured in the photo […]

Roundtable talk on Immigration held at UTB

Roundtable talk on Immigration held at UTB

  By Raul Garcia Jr. The Texas Tribune’s high powered news journalism made a stop in Brownsville to talk immigration politics with local legislators, leaders in education and the community to get a sense of what is really going on in the Rio Grande Valley and to get the immigration conversation going. “They brought up […]

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