Monday, October 31, 2016

Henry B Gonzalez Wishes Everyone a Fab-BOO-lous Halloween

Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary students and staff enjoyed a morning of different types of Halloween cheer and of course, COSTUMES! The Bobcats had a range of costumes from most creative, scariest to funniest! The day was memorable for all in attendance!

Happy Haunting from ECC

ECC would like to take this time to wish everyone a very special Halloween! The staff was filled with the Halloween spirit today and want to make sure that everyone is safe this evening and have a night of treats rather than tricks!

EPJH is Filled with Red Ribbon and Homecoming Spirit

The hallways have been filled with spirit at EPJ lately! If you don't see the school plastered with Drug Free promises, you see tons of campaign posters for their upcoming Homecoming election instead! The Eagles are ready and rearing to go this season!


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016               PAJAMA DAY
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016                  THROW BACK
                                                                50s, 60s, 70s, 80s
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016                         SUPERHERO OR
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016                      HALLOWEEN 
                                                                DRESS UP/MAKE-UP

TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016                       SPIRIT DAY


Henry B Gonzalez Hosts Red Ribbon Rally

Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary held it's Red Ribbon Rally on October 27, 2016.  The rally was a huge success thanks to the amazing Drug Free presentations from Border Patrol and the Maverick County Sheriff Department. 
Go Bobcats!

Graves Wishes Everyone a Happy Halloween

The staff at Graves Elementary would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Rosita Valley Parades Out Halloween Surprises

On Halloween, Rosita Valley Elementary hosted their annual Halloween Parade/Costume Contest and the staff and students did not disappoint. The Roadrunners came out dressed as cute and as spooky as can be! It was definitely an event no one wanted to miss!

Mancha has Spooky Costume Contest

On Halloween, Perfecto Mancha Elementary hosted a spooky and kooky costume contest! The school came out in full costume and had some amazing ones to boot! Principal Jose Hernandez would like to thank retired principals, Mr. Olivares and Mrs. Soto, along with past Superintendent Jesus Sanchez for taking the time to be their judges!
Happy Haunting Mustangs!

ECC Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

The Week of October 24th - 28th was filled with excitement at ECC as the school celebrated their annual Red Ribbon Week. Everyday the students were able to participate in dress up days galore and were even treated with a visit to the Fire Station. This week educated the students on how to be drug free and on fire saftey!
Great Job ECC!

Mrs. Joanna Navarro and
Mrs. Alejandra Gonzalez's Pre-K Class

Benavides Bulldog Cheer Stun at Maverick Rally

Benavides Cheerleaders took part in CC Winn’s Senior Pep Rally Friday, October 28th. They represented their fellow Bulldogs with much pride! The crowd was on the feet for the girls and the troupe showed great spirit for their feeder school. 
Go Mavericks and Bulldog

Lee Rebels Learn Railroad Safety

Robert E. Lee Elementary partnered up with South Union Pacific Railroad and provided safety tips for the students. Students were provided with an answer-question presentation, activity books, book markers, and guidebooks in promoting safety first. The Rambunctious Rebels give a thumbs up to South Union Pacific and thanks for all they do!

Robert E Lee Comes Out for Candles for Life

Robert E. Lee Rebels were proactive in assisting the Candles for Life Organization this year. Students and staff collaborated in this worthwhile event. Congratulations on your Silver Sponsor recognition!

Rosita Valley is "Too Cool" for Drugs!

The week of October 24 -28th was a special one indeed at Rosita Valley Elementary. The Rowdy Roadrunners spent the week celebrating Red Ribbon Week in style with dress up days galore! The school promised to remain drug free and celebrate healthy and happy living!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Graves Fall Festival Finds Success With Fall Festival

On October 27th, Graves Elementary held their Annual Fall Festival and found great success with the event! They had booths with amazing games, delicious foods, and fun prizes. The turnout was better then expected and everyone in attendance had a smile from ear to ear!
Great Job Tigers!

Cerna Stallions Brave Wilderness in Name of SCIENCE!

Armando Cerna Elementary's  5th grade class attended Forest Glen Science Camp in Huntsville, Texas for 3 days. The students engaged in various science and social studies activities including archery, canoeing, entomology, reptiles/amphibians, micro-life, and habitats among others.  It was a great experience for the students.  The 5th grade Stallion teachers would like to thank their school administration and parents for all their support and help making this opportunity possible!​

Go Stallions!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Benavides Heights Celebrates Admin

Benavides Heights Elementary would like to send out a great big shout of appreciation to Mrs. Soto-Gonzalez and Mr. Negrete. They want to thank the duo  converting their mistakes into lessons, pressure into productivity and skills into strengths. The Bulldog staff says that both Mrs. Soto-Gonzalez and Mr. Negrete really know how to bring out the best in all of them and that, we all know is the showing of a true leader! 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Graves Elementary Invites Community to Fall Festival

Graves Elementary's Annual Fall Festival will be held on Thursday, October 27th from 4pm to 7pm.
The Terrific Tiger  PTO would like to invite our entire Eagle Pass Community to come enjoy the evening with delicious food and fun games! 
Come and have a Tiger-rific time!

Benavides Elementary: We Give, Not Take!"

October 17th - 21st was Benavides Heights Elementary's Drug-Free and Anti-bullying Week! The theme was “We are givers, not takers! We give confidence, commitment, respect, and kindness; We do not take self-esteem, respect, dignity, and friendship”. Each day was celebrated with dress days and a personal act of giving and kindness.

Monday: Kings/Queens of citizenship – 

Wear purple, and/or dress like a king/queen. The giving activity was bring in a can of food that is not expired.

Tuesday: Show responsibility for your Environment – 

Make a hat out of recycled paper or plastic. Wear green and/or your recycled hat. The giving activity was promise to keep your school clean. If you see trash on the ground or at a table, pick it up.

Wednesday: Be a happy emoji, and respect others - 

Wear yellow and/or emojis. The giving activity was give a compliment and a hand shake to a classmate.

Thursday: Hearts against bullies and drugs – 

Wear red and/or hearts. The giving activity was make a card for an older person and bring it to your teacher. The counselor will deliver them to local nursing homes.

Friday: Promise to be a dreamer and not a bully - 

Wear blue and/or pajamas. The giving activity was sign an Anti-bullying Pledge in your classroom.

Liberty Thanks Bosses

Liberty Elementary would like to take this time to thank their bosses for being such incredible leaders. Day in and day out this dynamic duo work hard for their students and staff!
Go Eagles!

Graves Life Skills Students Treat Cafeteria Staff

On October 25th, Graves Elementary's Cafeteria staff was treated to a beautifully hand painted pumpkins courtesy of the Life Skills students. The students wanted to show their immense gratitude to the staff for all they do!

Benavides Elementary Says Yes to Kindness and Respect!

During the week of October 17 – October 21, Benavides Heights Elementary celebrated Red Ribbon (Drug/Free)/Anti-bullying week. In preparation for this important event, The Bulldogs had a door decorating contest. The theme was“Say Yes to Kindness and Respect and No to Drugs and Bullying.” All door were beautiful and really helped spread our message! Our winners are as follows

 [1st – 3rd Grade Category] 
1st Place - Mrs. Lopez's Class
2nd Place - Mrs. Ramirez's Class
3rd Place - Mrs. Trevino's Class
Honorable Mention for Creative Effort - Mrs. Cantu's Class

[4th - 6th Grade Category] 
1st Place - Mrs. Gulamhusein's Class
2nd Place - Ms. Alvarez's Class
3rd Place - Mrs. Losoya's Class. 

A very appreciative thank you goes out to the visiting Elementary Counselors for judging this event!


Graves Elementary Gives Back at Drug Free Rally

Graves Elementary celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a rally where students donated non perishable items for the local food pantry.  5th grade Tigers helped collect and organize donations. There was also a terrific Drug Free Drawing contest where each student came up with their own slogans with pictures that shared the Drug Free message. During the rally one student from each grade level was recognized for winning the Drug Free
Drawing Competition!

Seco Miners Say NO to Drugs and Bulling in Big Way

Seco Mines Elementary is taking a stand! The school is standing up for what is right and they are reminding their students about it everyday. They promise to educate strong drug free students that are kind to everyone! The school is decorated from head to toe in anti bullying and drug free campaign reminders!
Go Miners!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Benavides Bulldogs Give Back to Candles for Life

Every year circumstances willing, Benavides Elementary's Student Council participates in the “Candles for Life” event. Several of their Student Council members were able to raise more than 50 dollars to earn a Candles for Life T-shirt and the Bulldog cheerleaders gave a great performance and received a certificate of participation as well.

Go Bulldogs!

Ray Darr Red Ribbon Rally Success!

Ray Darr Elementary brought down the house with their Drug Free Rally! The Mavericks were welcomed to the event by their Principal Mr. Moreno and were able to hear from very special guest speaker, Sheriff Tom Schmerber. 
It was performances and presentations galore as well, with routines by The Golden Diamondettes, The Galaxy Dance Team, skits from 4th - 6th grade student council, and of course it would not be a Red Ribbon Rally without Law Enforcement presentations!
The rally was tremendous and a ended with words from Instructional Officer Mrs. Oca and promise to live a Drug Free Life!

Special Thanks to all Law Enforcement that came out and supported the cause!
Sheriff Tom Shmerber
Border Patrol Agent Martinez
Border Patrol Agent Castro
Border Patrol Agent Montgomery

Border Patrol Agent Castro
EPISD Officer De La Torre
EPISD Officer Hernandez
Union Pacific Special Agent Picazo
Lieutenant Investigator E. Valdez

Winn Mavericks Make School History

Congratulations to our Mighty Maverick Football team for creating campus history on Friday, October 21st. For the 1st time in CC Winn History, your Mavericks have undeniably made it to the UIL 29-5A PLAYOFFS!
The Mavericks still have 2 games in regular season and they are going into this week's match up undefeated in district play!
Congratulations Mavs!

Memorial Junior High Invites all to Fall Festival

Memorial Junior High will be hosting their annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 26th. MJH PTO would like to invite all to come out and support their school! The event promises to have delicious food, fun games, and lively music.
So come on out and ENJOY!

San Luis Cardinals Run, Walk, and Bike for a Healthy Life

In order to promote awareness of a happy and healthy lifestyle, San Luis Elementary hosted the Walk and Bike to School event on October 5, 2016. Walk/Bike to School Day is an energizing event, reminding parents and children of the simple joy of walking to school in an effort to increase walking and bicycling and promote an active lifestyle.
The Cardinals invited their students, parents and our community to join them at Burr Park and walk and/or bike to campus. Students created and walked with their individually made signs that promoted wellness and thanked all participants and community businesses that donated to the event. Once they arrived at the campus treats and goodies were offered to all those that walked, which was immediately followed by a presentation given by administration, community leaders and local business representatives, all aiming to encourage the start of healthy living and active communities. 
Special thanks are given to the following businesses for their donations and participation in the event:
·       Luby’s
·       Sonic
·       McDonalds
·       Burger King
·       Border Federal Credit Union
·       Subway
·       Panchito’s Super Market
·       Wal-Mart

·       Ernesto Cumpian-La Vega Bike Racing