Wednesday, November 30, 2016

San Luis Wins Well Maintained Campus of the Month

San Luis Elementary would like to congratulate and thank their custodial staff for winning the title of "Well Maintained and Most Clean Campus" for the month of October. The Cardinals sincerely thank you for all your hard work and dedication to the campus. Maintaining an entire campus is not an easy task but you make it look effortless and we appreciate it.

Eagle Pass FFA LDE Results

On November 21, Eagle Pass' FFA Chapter traveled to Kingsville to compete in Leadership Development Events (LDEs). 
Congratulations to all who competed and good luck at state!

Elvia Davis Saucedo, Alaisha Martinez, and Gunner Purcell 

Agricultural Advocacy Team (7th place):
Shawnee Betancourt, Eduardo De La Garza, Jose De Luna, and Karyna Mejia

Agriculture Issues Team (5th place):
Yztel Aguilar, David Gonzalez, Julieta Leija De-Leon, Angel Marmolejo, Yakelyn Mascorro, and Martin Rodriguez

Greenhand Skills Team (8th place):
Jesus De La Garza, Robert Martinez, Chance Perez, Jose Samaniego, and Angela Sanchez

Senior Skills Team (10th place):
Chris Aza, Alex Flores, Daniela Molina, Gerardo Molina, Orlando Nava, and Victoria Villarreal 

Public Relations Team (10th place):
Annmarie Aza, Juan Guevara, Leslie Riojas, and Maria Vasquez

Senior Creed Speaking (3rd place):
Karina Garcia

Senior Chapter Conducting Team (5th place):
Shawnee Betancourt, Gerardo Galindo, Jazmin Guerra, Laura Negrete, Gunner Purcell, and Marifer Santos

Henry B. Bobcats Volunteer at Feast of Sharing

Sunday November 20th, Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary Student Council members and staff participated in the 20th HEB Feast of Sharing.  It was an enjoyable learning experience with lots of entertainment and food.

Benavides Spreads the Thanksgiving Spirit

Benavides Elementary showed the spirit of Thanksgiving throughout the week of November 14th with various feasts and reenactments. Mrs. Maldonado’s Class enacted a play with pilgrims and Indians. 
The 3rd and 4th grade Bulldogs had their Thanksgiving Feasts in the cafeteria with their families. 
The staff enjoyed their own Thanksgiving feast in the Library with wonderful decorations made by Life Skills and served by Student Council.
Lastly, Administration showed appreciation for their Custodial staff with a great turkey for their Thanksgiving Holiday.
 Benavides students, staff, and parents have a lot to be thankful for! 

Benavides Cheerleaders Cheer Team to Victory!

On November 16th, Benavides Elementary Cheerleaders headed out to Chelos Field to support their fellow Bulldogs in a Division 2 football game. The girls cheered their hearts out for their schoolmates' team, "The Longhorns", to victory! The team remains undefeated with a remarkable record of 10 and 0. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Benavides PTO Recognizes Top Classes

On November 11th, Benavides PTO honored the various classes that contributed the most to all the successful events that the organization has held thus far. 
Congratulations to all the classes and job well done!

Winning Classes

Mrs. Mares Flores - Most Purchased Fall/Western Pictures

Mrs. Lopez and Ms. Castillo - Most Box Tops

Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Ramirez, Mr. Picon, and Mrs. Losoya - Full Class Participation for Fall Festival

Ray Darr Student Council Helps at Feast of Sharing

On Sunday November 20th, Ray H. Darr Student Council proudly volunteered at the 20th Annual Feast of Sharing. The students helped collect trash and keep the environment beautiful for all the townspeople. 
Great Job Mavericks!

Autism Classroom Gives Back

With this being the season of giving, Mrs. Maurer's Autism Classroom at Kennedy Hall did their part by purchasing and donating 4 trampolines to go out to RVLA, LDC, ECC, and Kennedy Hall. Mrs Maurer would like to thank everyone at Kennedy Hall for their support and encourages to always give back to others.
Way to go!

New EPISD Friendly Firetrucks Unveiled!

On Monday November 21st, EPHS and C.C. Winn Student Councils were both invited by Mayor Ramsey English-Cantu to participate in the presentation of $1.3 million of new equipment for our police and fire department. Both high schools were delighted to find that the Eagle and Maverick logos are now showcased on the sides of our city's fire trucks. EPISD and both high schools appreciate the support from the city and our mayor. 

EPHS StuCo Lends a Helping Hand

On Sunday November 20th , over 40 EPHS Student Council members showed up to set up and work the children's area at the Feast of Sharing which was held at the ICT. The Eagle StuCo members were tasked with games, arts and crafts, and child care. This is the second year that this service has been available and the children love it! . EPHS Student Council is looking forward to helping again next year. 
Way to go Eagles!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Kennedy Hall Students Enjoy Pow Wow

Friday, November 18th students at Kennedy Hall enjoyed a fun and turkey-filled time at their annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow. The students dressed up head to toe and were sent off for Thanksgiving break with their hearts and tummies full!
Go Hawks!

Sam Houston Cougars Dance for a Cause

On November 18th, Sam Houston Elementary's Student Council hosted their 1st Annual Toy Drive Dance! The Cougars collected over 150 toys and raised a total of $130 to purchase more toys. All proceeds from the dance will go to Border Patrol and distributed around the district this Christmas. Sam Houston Student Council would like to thank everyone who helped make this all possible.
Way to go Cougars!

Robert E Lee Rebels are ALL STARS

Each year students have the opportunity to participate in All Star games due to their diligence and athletic ability. Robert E. Lee Elementary received a surprise visit from Parks and Recreation on Thursday, November 17, 2016 where 3 star athletes were named as All Stars! Rebel All Stars are Georgina Carillo, Sebastian Salinas, and Luis Esquivel. 
Congratulations Rebels!

Rosita Valley Gives Thanks

November 18th at Rosita Valley Elementary, the 1st grade students in Mrs. Tellez' class had a delicious Thanksgiving Feast! The event was filled with delicious food, sweets, and ended with all sharing what they were most thankful for!
Go Roadrunners!

Henry B. Gonzalez 1st Grade Bobcats Disguise Turkeys

 On November 18th, Henry B. Gonzalez's 1st grade Bobcats had a great time celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. The students were also able to unveil their "Disguised Turkeys" that they spent the entire week decorating!
Go Bobcats!

Friday, November 18, 2016

Memorial Math Department Prove to be Super Sleuths!

Memorial Junior High Math Department put together an awesome lesson that had the students feeling like crime scene investigators! Students traveled from classroom to classroom and worked together to figure out the clues and solve the crime! 
Go Mavericks!

Henry B Gonzalez Gives Out Turkey Dinners

Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary would like to thank all their teachers and Student Council members that donated turkeys and condiments for the campus' Thanksgiving baskets. Six happy Bobcat families will enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner courtesy of the school!

Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary!

RVLA Wishes All a Happy Thanksgiving

Rosita Valley Literacy Academy staff was recently treated to a delicious Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings. It was great food and great company!
​​​​A Time for Love and for Giving, RVLA wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Ray Darr Hosts Fall Festival

Thursday November 17th, Ray Darr held their Fall Festival. It was a great success filled with fun and excitement. Everyone in attendance was treated to games,music and delicious food. It was a great way to send off the students before Thanksgiving break!

Graves Literacy Night

Thursday, November 17th Graves Elementary hosted their annual Family Literacy Night with the theme, "Explore an Ocean of Books." The night was filled with ocean-themed arts and crafts, snacks, and of course delightful readings.
Graves Elementary would like to thank all who came out and participated in this great event!