Monday, June 29, 2015

2015 EPISD Super Scholars - WINN

David Chavarria, Valedictorian
Jesus Vasquez, Salutatorian

David Chavarria is the 2015 valedictorian at CC Winn High School. He plans to major in Computer Science at the University of Texas in Austin.
The son of David and Mireya Chavarria participated in mathematics, number science, and computer science UIL, and he was president of the Winn National Honor Society

“I would like to thank my family, friends, and teachers for supporting me throughout high school,” Chavarria said. “Perseverance leads to success.”

Jesus Vasquez is the 2015 salutatorian at CC Winn High School. He plans to major in Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin.
The son of Jesus and Maria Vasquez participated in several activities.  Vasquez was in both mathematics and computer science UIL and was a member of the Winn National Honor Society.

“I’d like to thank my parents for their unwavering support, my brother for being my inspiration and especially my UIL coach, Mr. Jose Jimenez."

2015 EPISD Super Scholars - EPHS

Noemi A. Tinajero , Valedictorian
Hugo Christian Garcia, Salutatorian

Noemi A. Tinajero, the valedictorian for Eagle Pass High School, plans to major in Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin. The daughter of Noe and Lorena Tinajero received a UT college of Natural Science Freshman Scholarship. Noemi was a National Hispanic Scholar, AP Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, she served on the Superintendent Advisory Committee, and was co-captain of the varsity tennis team.

“I'd like to  thank my parents for pushing me to be a great student. Thanks to the many teachers and most importantly to God, because with him all things are possible,” Noemi said.

Hugo Garcia, the salutatorian for Eagle Pass High School, plans to major in molecular biology studies at the University of Texas at Austin. The son of Hugo and Laura Garcia is the recipient of a College of National Science scholarship from "UT" and currently a finalist for the National Hispanic Scholarship. He served as a National Hispanic Scholar, was an AP scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, cross country regional qualifier, and a member of HOSA.

“Thank you to all the teachers of Eagle Pass High School, and especially my parents for everything, and my big sister Alex Garcia," Hugo said.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

EPISD Smug Mug

Graduation ceremonies might be over, but it's not too late to revisit those memories.

Visit the EPISD home page using the link below for SMUG MUG photos taken at both EPHS and CC WINN 2015 Graduation Ceremonies.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jose Jimenez - 2015 EPISD Teacher of the Year

EPISD 2015 Teacher of the Year
CC Winn High School
Mr. Jose Jimenez, of C.C. Winn High School, has been selected as the “2015 EPISD Teacher of the Year”. 
Mr. Jimenez demonstrates every characteristic of an accomplished veteran educator.  He has and continues to exhibit outstanding dedication, professionalism, and a genuine love for teaching.  Although he has an extensive knowledge of his subject, he is always well aware of changes that are happening within the school educational system and attends professional development and training to broaden his skill set.  Jose has kept up with technological advances and incorporates all these skills in his classroom.  In addition to personal development, he has been the UIL coordinator for the past six years and has led    C. C. Winn High School to their first ever District Title in UIL academics.  In addition to leadership qualities, he epitomizes the definition of team player by consistently helping other teachers during difficulties with lessons or activities.  Mr. Jimenez is known as a “tough” but, extremely fair and approachable teacher that is admired by his students and respected by parents.  Mr. Jimenez has excellent rapport with his students and their parents. Most importantly Mr. Jimenez gives much of his own time for students that need additional help and encourages them toward success with his methods.
It is because of all these reasons that he is being awarded the title of “2015 EPISD Teacher of the Year.”
 Our "Teacher of the Year" has been awarded $1000 from the Eagle Pass Independent School District. He will also receive dinner for 4 at SAGE Restaurant courtesy of Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel. Mr. Jimenez will receive $1000 from Ashley Furniture and a family four pack to Shiltterbaun Water Parks courtesy of Mall de las Aguilas . Thank you to all of our sponsors!

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Memorial Junior High 7th grade students and Science teachers collected donations of canned food, water, and cleaning supplies for the victims of last week's tornado in Acuna, Mexico. 
Our Mighty Mavs leading the way and setting an example of true generosity and selflessness. Great job to the students and entire staff of Memorial Junior High!