Monday, May 29, 2017
Monday, May 29th, D.A.R.E Officer Micheal Torralba recognized the 2016-2017 D.A.R.E. Graduates and winners of a RCA Voyager Tablet.
The students completed a ten week D.A.R.E. curriculum that helps prevent drug use and gives them the skills and knowledge to make safe and responsible choices.
The students worked hard and put forth extreme effort in their pursuit of a better and safer tomorrow.
Way to go!
Mrs. Castillo's 3rd Grade class from Perfecto Mancha Elementary has done an outstanding job throughout the year.
They have been focused and worked hard both at school and at home to reach their goal of 30 Think Through Math lessons per student.
These Mustangs went above and beyond their goal and completed over 4,100 lessons as a class with student performance average 92%.
Mrs. Castillo had 9 students in the Top 20 Most Passed Lessons from Perfecto Mancha Elementary and 3 of those students are State of Texas Top 20 Point Leaders!
These amazing recognized students are Rodrigo Balbuena, Adrain Lopez, and David Ordaz.
Congratulations once again to this outstanding 3rd grade class!
Memorial Junior High is currently in the process of hosting their End of Year Recycling drive.
The Mavericks have worked hard all year to make their campus more eco-friendly through recycling and gardening.
They are pleased to announce by Friday, May 26th, they have recycled 3534 pounds of paper!
Way to go Mavericks!
Friday, May 26, 2017
First grade students at RVLA participated and worked diligently in the Accelerated Reader Program all year, earning 4246.8 points collectively!
Mrs. Ramirez'Class earned an ice cream sundae party for being the Top AR Class with 1082.5 points!
The Top AR student was Irma Gomez with 188 points.
She was honored with a bag of goodies and will the Top AR trophy!
All students got to cash in their points earned at the AR store!
Congratulations to all RVLA students for a very successful year with the Accelerated Reader Program!
Success is ALWAYS SWEET at RVLA!
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Tuesday, May 23rd, CC Winn's Silverline Dance Team hosted a team banquet in celebration of their year of success!
The girls and sponsor, Denisse Villarreal, all gathered at Parilla San Miguel for a delicious dinner and certificate presentation.
Each girl was recognized for their efforts and dedication to the team.
There were two standouts this season and they were awarded the titles of "Silverliner of the Year" and "Rookie of the Year".
Two-year captain, Mar Corral, was recognized as "Silverliner of the Year" and Lupita Farias was named "Rookie of the Year". Both girls helped their team in many different ways and most importantly their positive attitudes were infectious.
Congratulations on a terrific season Silverline!
Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role educators provide in life-altering treatment.
Memorial Junior High would like to take this time to thank Elizabeth Chisum and Victoria Luna for their continued dedication and for all the effort they put in daily with the Mavericks!
You both are truly appreciated!
Tuesday, May 23rd, CC Winn High School hosted their Annual Athletic Banquet in their campus cafeteria.
The Maverick athletes were treated to a BBQ courtesy of their coaches.
Also, every sport recognized their MVP with a certificate of recognition.
Way to go Mavs!
Wednesday, May 24th, Memorial Junior High hosted their annual talent show and showcased their talented students and staff.
It was a morning and afternoon filled with music, laughter, and all-around FUN!
Everyone all enjoyed the show very much!
The Bobcats were treated to a very informative presentation from the Texas Parks & Wildfire Game Wardens.
They displayed a variety of different animals that hunters try to hunt illegally.
It was definitely a fun and informative morning for Bobcats!
Seco Mines Gifted and Talented students held their annual GT Museum presentations on Wednesday, May 24th.
The Miners enjoyed a day of teaching the other students on diverse topics and the importance of learning state laws and regulations.
It was a very fulfilling day for the students as all their hard work was recognized!
Way to go Miners!
Eagle Pass High School's Media Tech Cinematography Club journeyed to San Antonio, Texas for an extremely educational trip to Univision - San Antonio.
The Eagles were pleased to be welcomed by the Univision staff with open arms.
They were treated to tips from real life professionals and given the scoop on what really goes on behind the scenes.
The students met Chris Morris, Univision 41 General Manager and news anchors, Monica Navarro and Antonio Guillen.
After meeting the television side of Univision, they were able to mix and mingle with the DJs from 98.5 The Beat and 107.5 Tejano y Mas.
The whole excursion was a great working experience for the students as the team from Univision left the door open to any of them who would like to intern at Univision and enter the field of Communications.
Wednesday, Mrs. Montes' 4th grade class from Pete Gallego Elementary was visited by EPISD K-9 Officer Martinez.
The Lobos were very attentive and actively participated throughout Officer Martinez' presentation.
Pete Gallego would like to thank Officer Martinez for such an informative presentation and give a loud and Lobo proud round of applause for all Law Enforcement Officers and their dedication to their jobs!
Monday, May 22nd, Seco Mines Elementary 5th grade classes received some very special visitors at their campus.
The Miners were visited by Game Warden Officers, who informed the students about animals, laws, and sanctions imposed to violators of State regulations.
It was definitely a fun and informative morning for Miners!
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
EPISD Police Department is pleased to announce their Officer of the Week – Officer Eduardo Esquivel.
Eduardo Esquivel began his career in law enforcement after graduating from the Dallas Police Academy in 1987. Esquivel served the citizens of
from 1987 to 1989. In 1994, Esquivel
accepted a position with EPISD as an attendance officer and was one of the
original officers hired when EPISD Police Department was created in 1998.
Esquivel holds certificates as a Master Peace Officer, Field Training Officer,
and School Based Law Enforcement. He also regularly attends active shooter
response trainings and once served as the department’s Chief of Police. Dallas, Texas
As a police officer for EPISD, Esquivel has served the district and community in the following areas:
and Chief’s Designee. He currently resides
as EPISD PD Elementary Officer. Eagle Pass Junior High
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Tuesday, May 23rd, Henry B. Gonzalez Student Council enjoyed a fun-filled day at Cinemark and Peter Piper Pizza
It was a day of delight for all these hard working Bobcat students and sponsors!.
A large thanks and congratulations goes out to all the StuCo members for their participation throughout the school year at the campus and city wide events.
Also, a big thank you to Mrs. Mora for a special treat she brought the students.
Way to Go Bobcats!
Monday, May 22, 2017
Literacy is Sweet at RVLA!
Students, Parents, and Staff enjoyed their Family Literacy Night filled with arts and crafts, experiments, and reading stations!
Everyone was treated to cotton candy and cupcakes, with the added bonus of gifts being raffled.
A great big thank you to all Parents, RVLA Staff, Guest Readers and Students for making RVLA'S Family Literacy Night a Sweet Success!
On April 28th, the C.C. Winn and Eagle Pass High School Career and Technical Education Computer Maintenance students held there 2nd Annual Modified Computer Competition at Frank Chisum Regional Technical Center.
The students designed and built computers made out of donated and recycled material and computer components. The project begin in September with the research and brainstorming phase of the project. In October the students visited the school districts surplus warehouse to find material and parts that they could use in their project.
Over the course of 8 months the students were able to build a functioning computer for free because of their efforts in using recycled and donated parts and material.
A big thank you to Ms. Ana Laura Castillon, CTE Director, Mr. Jesus Diaz-Wever, C.C. Winn High School Principal, Mr. John Cox, Eagle Pass High School Principal, Mr. Luis Velez, Purchasing Director, Mr. Herb Gonzalez, Scientific Games, Mr. Rey Gonzalez, Construction Instructor, Mr. Erick Navarro, Welding Instructor, and Mr. Ezequiel Esquivel, Auto Tech Instructor, for helping make this a successful project that benefits our students.
Henry B. Gonzalez students enjoyed some fun-filled events Thursday, May 18th, on Field Day.
There was lots of competition and great sportsmanship! Everyone came out to WIN!
Way to Go Bobcats!
Congratulations to all the winning grade level Field Day Champs!
1st Grade - M.L. Ibarra
2nd Grade - R. Leos
3rd Grade - M. Mauricio
4th - M. Garza
5th Grade - C. Galvan
6th Grade - V. Yzquierdo.