Friday, January 19, 2018

Graves January Students of the Month

Every month, Graves Elementary teachers select Student of the Month recipients based on their good character trait, efforts and hard working ethics.
Students are able to make "About Me" projects to highlight their talents that led them to being named Student of the Month.
Go Tigers!

RVLA Career Day

Thursday, January 18th, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Gross and his USBP Team came to visit The Little Giants at RVLA for Career Day. 
The students were provided with the opportunity to interact with the agents and learned about the important work they do for our community. 
Always Striving for Gold at RVLA!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

WHS Presents January Scholar of the Month: Ariana Benavidez

Congratulations are in order for CC Winn High School Freshman,Ariana Benavidez, from Mrs. Jacquez' English I classroom. 
Ariana was named EPISD Scholar of the Month for the month of January and rightly so!
Ariana possesses many qualities of a scholar which include desire and pursuit of knowledge, lasting dedication, and tremendous ambition.
C.C. Winn is proud of Ariana for her academic accomplishments and wish her luck in achieving her academic goals. 
Go Mavs and congratulations Ariana!

WHS Annual Student Panel

CC Winn High School hosted their 10th annual Student Panel on Wednesday, January 10th.  
Every year, Winn hosts this event while alumni are on winter break .
Maverick Alumni represented a variety of schools and gave great insight on what students could expect for their future.  
This event allows current juniors and seniors to network and the alumni help promote a positive transition to the new generations to come.  
Winn is very gracious for the alumni who volunteer their time and always reward them with a tasty lunch to thank them for spending their day with CC Winn High School.
Go Mavericks!

Featured Colleges   
Angelo State University
Austin Community College
Bethel College
McMurry University
Our Lady of the Lake University
Sam Houston State University
Texas State University
Texas A & M University College Station
Texas Tech University
Texas Women’s University
University of Texas at Austin

Eagles Dissect the Issue

Friday, January 12th, Mrs. Juarez's 7th grade classes at Eagle Pass Junior High were able to get up close and personal with...FROGS!
The Eagles worked together to dissect frogs.  
They closely examined the kidneys, ovaries, heart, small intestine, and large intestine.
It was a great opportunity for the students to develop their exploratory skills!
Way to go Eagles!  

EPISD Resumes Regular Schedule

Classes for Eagle Pass Independent School District will return to regular schedule on Friday, January 19th.

RVLA Little Giants Cheer Hearts Out

​Rosita Valley Literacy Academy Little Giants Cheer Team participated in the Annual City Cheer Competition on Saturday, January 13th. 
The ​girls had an awesome performance and RVLA is extremely proud of their outstanding sportsmanship! 
Always Striving for Gold at RVLA!

Tiger Cheer Dominates Weekend

January 13th -14th was earmarked as Tiger Takeover, as the Cheer Team from Graves Elementary cheered their way to success!
The girls competed at the annual City Cheer Competition on Saturday, January 13th, and claimed the 2nd place title.
However, this is not where the dominance ended!
The following day on January 14th, the girls traveled to San Antonio to compete at Texas Cheerleader.
 Not only did the girls perform spectacularly, but they also earned a well deserved 1st place!
Way to go Tiger Cheer!

WHS Random Act of Kindness

Wednesday, January 17th, C.C. Winn Student Council passed out clothespins with handwritten compliments on them. 
Students then chose to either pass on the compliment or keep it for themselves. 
This project was created to spread kindness throughout the student body and staff. 
WHS StuCo encourages YOU to take time out of your day to also conduct a random act of kindness!
Go Mavs!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Miners Extend Appreciation to School Board President

January is School Board Recognition Month and the Miners are proud to recognize School Board President, Ms. Lupita Fuentes, in her role as their Board-Appointed campus for the 2017 -2018 school year.
The Miners sent her a beautiful token of appreciation for all she does for them and our district.
It was definitely a treat for Ms. Fuentes, as she was pleasantly surprised with a fresh bouquet of flowers on Wednesday, January 17th.
Seco Mines would also like to express their gratitude to all of our school board members for supporting all of our campuses!
Go Miners and thank you EPISD Board of Trustees!

EPISD Delayed Entry Thursday, January 18th.

Classes for Eagle Pass Independent School District will have delayed entry on Thursday, January 18th, and begin at 10:00 am.

The district will fall under Level 1 Inclement of Weather procedure.
Buses will begin running at 8:15 and pick up elementary first. At 9:15, pick up for early childhood and secondary will begin.

Level 1:
School will open at 10:00am.
EPISD personnel will begin their work day at the following times:
  •  Cafeteria Personnel                                                                                                          5:30am         
  •  Custodians                                                                                                                          7:00am
  • · Principal                                                                                                                             7:30am
  • · Assistant Principals                                                                                                          7:30am
  • · Instructional Officers                                                                                                       7:30am 
  • · Secretaries                                                                                                                          7:30am
  • ·Clerks/Office Staff                                                                                                             8:00am
  • DSC/De Luna/Austin Building/Warehouse/Police Department/Parent Center  8:00am
  • Nurses                                                                                                                                    9:30am
  •  Counselors                                                                                                                           9:30am
  • Teachers/Instructional Staff                                                                                            9:30am
  • Students                                                                                                                               10:00am

LDC Brings Home 2 Cheer Trophies

Saturday, January 13th, LDC Lil' Mavs Cheer Team competed in the Pom Pom division at the annual City Cheer Competition.
The girls cheered, danced, and jumped their way to victory as they were awarded 1st place in their division!
The awards did end there for the Lil' Mavs as they also tied for Most Spirited, thus claiming their 2nd title of the day!
LDC is extremely proud of their cheerleaders and would like to congratulate them on this feat.
Go Lil' Mavs!

Graves Division I Basketball

Graves Elementary would like to congratulate their Division I Basketball team for a killer first game!
The Tigers won their 1st game 48 - 0!
Go Tigers!

Maverick Golf Prepares for Battle

CC Winn Boys Varsity Golf Team is ready to tee off with the best!
The boys have been hard at work preparing for their season and are ready to represent their school to the best of their ability.
Maverick Nation wishes their golfers Diego Ibarra, Joe Ojeda, Ralph Maldonado, Carlos Baca, Bernie Baltazar, and Eddie Castillo the best of luck throughout this season! 
Go Mavs!

Tigers Sort Through the Facts

Tuesday, January 15th, the 5th grade students in Mrs. Camarillo's class at Graves Elementary were hard at work during their Social Studies lesson.
The Tigers were actively engaged in a great group activity where they had to sort through various flashcards with information.
This lesson pertained to the various inventions that have changed society as we know it!
Way to go Tigers!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

EPISD Classes Delayed Entry Wednesday, January 17th

Classes for Eagle Pass Independent School District will have delayed entry on Wednesday, January 17th, and begin at 10:00 am.

The district will fall under Level 1 Inclement of Weather procedure.

Level 1:
School will open at 10:00am.
EPISD personnel will begin their work day at the following times:
  •  Cafeteria Personnel                                                                                   5:30am
  •  Custodians                                                                                                 7:00am
  • · Principal                                                                                                    7:30am
  • · Assistant Principals                                                                                   7:30am
  • · Instructional Officers                                                                                7:30am
  • · Secretaries                                                                                                7:30am
  • ·Clerks/Office Staff                                                                                     8:00am
  • DSC/De Luna/Austin Building/Warehouse/Police Department                 8:00am
  • Nurses                                                                                                       9:30am
  •  Counselors                                                                                                 9:30am
  • Teachers/Instructional Staff                                                                        9:30am
  • Students                                                                                                    10:00am

Monday, January 15, 2018

EPISD Classes Cancelled Tuesday, January 16th

Classes for EPISD will be cancelled for ALL staff and students on Tuesday, January 16th due to Inclement of Weather.
District will operate under Level 3 Inclement Weather protocol.
EPISD is asking for everyone to remain safe and exercise caution if on the road. 

Level 3:
ALL EPISD staff and students do not report to school or work.

Kennedy Tiny Hawks Shake Pom Poms for the Win

Saturday, January 13th, Kennedy Hall Tiny Hawks Cheer Team received a 2nd place win at the Annual City Cheer Competition in the Pom Pom division.
A special thanks to all the cheer parents for their continued support and a huge congrats to the Tiny Hawks on a job well done!
Go Tiny Hawks!

Seco Mines Christmas Posada

Thursday, December 21st, Seco Mines Elementary staff got together to enjoy their annual Christmas Posada. 
The staff enjoyed great food and had an awesome relaxing time.
It was a great send off to Christmas break! 

Mustangs Cheer Towards Victory

Saturday, January 13th, Perfecto Mancha's Cheer Team hit the mat at the 16th Annual City Competition and secured a 2nd place win in the Varsity Novice Non-Tumbling Division.
The Mustang family would like to congratulate their girls for a job well done!


Due to the impending inclement weather which is forecast for our area, please see the following for the latest information about athletic events which have been rescheduled or cancelled.

-EPHS girls basketball games  at Alexander HS. which were scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, are moved to Thursday, January 18 , in Laredo (5;30, 5:307 PM).

-EPHS girls basketball games at LBJ HS, which were scheduled for Friday, January 19, are moved to Saturday, January 20 in Laredo (times TBA).

-EPHS boys basketball games at SAC against Alexander HS, which were scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, are moved to Thursday, January 18 at SAC (4:30, 6, 7:30 PM)

-EPHS boys basketball games at EPHS against LBJ HS, which were scheduled for Friday, January 19, are moved to Saturday, January 20, at EPHS (12, 1:303 PM).

-Winn HS girls soccer games in Laredo against Alexander HS, which were scheduled for Tuesday, January 16 are cancelled (not rescheduled).

-Winn HS boys basketball games against Southside HS at Winn HS, which were scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, are moved to Wednesday, January 17, varsity game only at 5 PM.

-Winn HS girls basketball games at Southside HS, which were scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, are moved to Wednesday, January 17, varsity game only at 5 PM).

Please remember that although these games are rescheduled as of Monday, January 15th, future weather events could cause more changes.
 If there are updates, EPISD will keep you informed.

Lobos Top Cheer Competition

Saturday, January 13th, Pete Gallego Lobo Cheerleaders competed at the 16th Annual City Competition held at the International Center of Trade. 
Lobo Cheer took home a 1st place win and were named City Champs for the Varsity Novice Division. 
A big congratulations to each cheerleader and Coach Sarah Blanco for this outstanding achievement. 
Keep it up Lobos and best of luck with the rest of your season! 

EPHS Boys Golf Tees Off

Eagle Pass High School Boys Varsity Golf Team has been putting in the hours and are ready to take this season by storm!
The team consisting of athletes Matthew Shuler, Gustavo Castano, Sebastian Gomez, Liam Marcos, Jorge Gutierrez, Nicolas Montemayor, Roberto Sifuentes, and Daniel De La Garza are ready to make their school proud. 
EPHS wishes the team the best of luck throughout their season! 
Go Eagles!

Bobcats Shape Up

Monday, January 15th, the students in Mr. Valdez' class at Henry B. Gonzalez were actively engaged in a unit of measurements lesson.
The students were able to learn about the distance and area of different shapes. 
Great job Bobcats!

EPHS StuCo Welcomes 2018 With Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Eagle Pass High School Student Council was converted into a Winter Wonderland on Friday, January 12th, by Student Council as they prepared a staff appreciation luncheon to commemorate the new year. StuCo felt it would be a nice surprise to provide everyone a warm meal to close of the first week of school of 2018.
StuCo and Leadership students transformed C-Wing Hall by creating chilly wintry recycled material decorations. 
They hired a caterer to prepare delicious plates that consisted of chicken in cilantro sauce, accompanied by almond rice, and a mixed vegetable medley along with a roll and tea. 
Dessert consisted of an assortment of baked goods. 
Everyone had a relaxed lunch and enjoyed their meal.
Student Council knows it is the teachers, administrators and staff that make EPHS the award winning school it is. 
They deserve to be recognized and thanked.

EPISD NHS Make Difference

On the chilly morning of Sunday, January 14th, C.C. Winn's NHS bundled up and stepped out to clean up their adopted section of HWY 277. 
The society's president, Alan Gonzalez, invited members from Eagle Pass High School's very own NHS to help take part in beautifying a portion of our the city. 
Various NHS members from EPHS showed up eager to help lend a helping hand. 

Students commenced removing objects thrown onto the side of the road and items that this past week's strong winds blew into trees. 
The areas cleaned stretched from the traffic lights near the store McCoy's up to the intersection of Hwy 277 and Loop 480. 
It was an extremely productive trash clean up due to the large number of students that showed up from both campuses. 

Thank you to all NHS members from BOTH high schools that showed up to help. 
UNITED we will make a difference.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Yee-Haw Hawks!

Friday, January 12th, Western Day was in full swing at Kennedy Hall and the excitement filled the air!
FFA members from EPHS and CC Winn attended Kennedy Hall's Western Day. 
The little Hawks were definitely in for a treat as they were able to pet animals, ride horses, and even practice some roping!
Thank you to Mr. Purcell and Mr. Cardenas for your cooperation and help making this event a great success.

A Falcon Dollar Makes Glass Holler

Friday, January 12th, Glass Falcons were rewarded with Falcon Dollars as an incentive for their hard work and dedication to their studies. 
The Falcons have been encouraged to fly above the rest and leave a positive impression on others. 
It was a collaborative effort between administration and PTO to reward and encourage students to do their best in their studies. 
Go Falcons! 
Keep up the great work!