Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bobcat Christmas List

Thursday, November 30th, the 4th graders in Mrs. M. Garza's class at Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary wrote a composition on their favorite Christmas gift. 
Students were tasked with explaining and elaborating on the reasons why whatever they chose was their favorite gift. 
Keep up the great work Bobcats!

Liberty Presents New Welcome Mats

Liberty Elementary Student Council is proud to present their campus' new 'Welcome' mats! 
The Eagles are very proud to welcome their visitors with these fabulous new door mats. 
Liberty StuCo would like to thank all the students, parents, teachers, administrators and staff who helped raise funds to help beautify the campus. 
Student Council looks forward to everyone's support in their future fundraisers, so that they may continue to give back to their school!
Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle!  

Stallions Collect for Good Cause

Friday, November 17th, Armando Cerna Elementary Student Council concluded their organized canned food drive for community's local food pantries.  
The Stallion StuCo members did a fantastic job and collected over 800 canned goods for the holiday season. 
Great job Student Council and keep up the great work!
Stallions are always here to serve!

ECC Feasts on Science

Thursday, November 16th, ECC made Science absolutely delicious!
For a cool and inspiring Science lesson on matter, Ms. Elam's students made butter!  
They mixed a few ingredients in some jars and then began shaking!
Right before their eyes, the kiddos witnessed liquid become a solid. 
The very next day while the students rocked their Native American wear, they had a FEAST during their Social Studies lesson.
It was during this Thanksgiving feast that the children were able to enjoy warm bread rolls with butter they made.  Molecular Science truly at it's best!

MJH Mavs Create Historical Masterpieces

Thursday, November 30th, the 7th grade students in Mrs. Tapia's Social Studies class completed their unit on Stephen Austin.
To commemorate the event the students created and displayed awesome class projects!
The Mavs worked creatively and cohesively to create poems, colony advertisements, acrostics and letters to Austin himself!
Way to rock that ingenuity Mavs!

Mancha Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

Perfecto Mancha Student Council cordially invites the community to join them on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Chick-fil-a for their Spirit Night. 
Hope to see you there! 
Go Mighty Mustangs!

Stallions Celebrate Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 15th, Armando Cerna Elementary staff and parents enjoyed their annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. 
The group was treated to a delicious meal together complete with tasty desserts!
Stallion Student Council members also deserve a shout out as they did a wonderful job serving and helped make this event a success!
Go Stallions!

ECC Rocks Around the Christmas Tree

Wednesday, November 29th, Mrs. Knapp's Pre-Kindergarten classes from ECC took an evening trip to Lowe's to choose a Christmas tree for them to proudly display in their classroom.  
Mrs. Knapp would like to thank the parents for the monetary donations and EPISD retired teacher, Mrs. Lucy Mancha, for passing down such a beautiful tradition!
Way to get into the holiday spirit!

Bobcats Rock iStation

Wednesday, November 29th, the 4th grade students got straight to work and focused on succeeding in their iStation activities for the day.
The Bobcats worked diligently and were glad to take the opportunity to reinforce their reading skills.
Way to go Bobcats!

MJH Mavs Learn New Subjects and Careers

Memorial Junior High hosted a career day for their 8th graders on Thursday, November 30th.
Career days are essential for students as they prepare them for the future.
Students get a chance to learn new subjects in different career fields.
The Mavs were visited lawyers, sheriffs, Border Patrol and many more!
The day was filled with learning new skills like CPR!
Way to go Mavs!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Weekly Study Tips

Every week, EPISD will post new study tips to help students, parents, and teachers.
Strong study habits are crucial for present and future success!
Tip #6: Food for the Brain

EPHS Class of 2018 Hit Milestone

Tuesday, November 28th, Eagle Pass High School's Class of 2018 completed yet another one of their senior milestones: the panoramic picture.
The Seniors all gathered in front of their school in the horse shoe area to take one last class picture!
It was a truly momentous occasion as this would be one of the last times before graduation where they would be together as a whole.
After the seniors smiled for the camera, various clubs at the school also took their group photo.
Good Luck Class of 2018 and Go Eagles!

Tigers Host Principal Advisory Commitee

Wednesday, November 29th, Graves Elementary had the honor of hosting the monthly Principal Advisory Committee meeting.
The group of dedicated ladies met to discuss techniques and concepts to create healthier and happier campuses.
Graves was the perfect background for the meeting, as the halls were decked and everyone was ready to rock around the Christmas tree!

Mrs. Soto-Gonzalez - Graves Elementary
Mrs. Guedea - Rosita Valley Elementary
Mrs. Riojas - Sam Houston Elementary
Mrs. Telles - Glass Elementary
Mrs. Lopez - Cerna Elementary
Mrs. Rios - Kirchner Elementary

Sometimes You Just Need a Splash of Color!

Over the Thanksgiving break, the Social Studies Department at Eagle Pass High School took a day to come and beautify their campus.
The group of dedicated teachers painted the 1st hall of C-Wing with a fresh coat of burnt orange paint.    
EPHS Social studies Department would like to thank everyone who participated either through with time, labor, or through donations. 
Go Eagles!

La Guadalupana 1st Annual Toy Drive & Dance

Come one, come all to La Guadlupana ADC, PHC, & Friends 1st Annual Toy Drive and Dance!
The fun and festive event will be Saturday, December 2nd from 7:00 pm - 12:00 pm at the International Center for Trade.
Entrance is 1 unwrapped toy per person!
Join in the fun!

Miner Thanksgiving Feast

Friday, November 17th, Seco Mines PTO hosted the Miners' annual  Thanksgiving Luncheon with a deliciously catered meal. 
Seco Mines PTO is very blessed and thankful for their staff!
They are very appreciative for everything the staff does for the students!
Go Miners!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Winn Hosts Superintendent's Advisory Council Luncheon

Tuesday, November 28th, CC Winn High School proudly hosted the Superintendent's Advisory Council for their monthly meeting.
The students gathered to work on ways to further promote their Go Green initiative.
CC Winn truly outdid themselves as the library was decorated to the nines in holiday regala!
Campus Principal, Mr. Diaz-Wever, and campus librarian, Mrs. Emily Landin, can't wait to host this group of leaders soon!

Glass Student of the Month

Glass Elementary is proud to announce that 1st grader, Mia Libson, is Ms. Cano's  Student of the Month!
Congratulations Mia and keep up the great work!
Go Falcons!

Bobcats Hit iStation Milestone

Tuesday, November 28th, Mrs. Ana Garza and Mr. Harold Valdez at Henry B. Gonzalez found great reason to celebrate!
The duo rejoiced in their students completing the iStation program.
Their iStation super stars were rewarded with capes to showcase their super skills!
They would like to wish all their students to keep up with the good work!
Way to go Bobcats!

Eagles Muster Up Quite the Balancing Act

Tuesday, November 28th, the Chemistry students in Miss Byrne's class at Eagle Pass High School experienced a hands on approach to dealing with equations.
The students used manipulatives to visualize and demonstrate balancing various chemical equations.
Equations can at times be confusing with paper and pencil, so using brightly colored cards and having the students fill in the blanks allows them to make stronger connections.
It truly was visualization at its' finest!
Way to go Eagles!

Winn NHS Appreciates College Adviser

The transition from high school to college may be overwhelming for many students, but not for the seniors at C.C. Winn as the are led by the ultimate college adviser, Mrs. Uriegas.
As college adviser at C.C. Winn, Mrs. Uriegas has been putting forth her best efforts into ensuring that students receive the help they need regarding college.
This November, the National Honor Society have acknowledged her work and developed a small project to demonstrate the huge appreciation the students have Mrs. Uriegas, and her secretary, Mrs. Garza.
Some of the members submitted pictures of themselves with a caption on what they wish to become or do in life.
The pictures were then placed on a collage which stated that without the college advisers’ help, many of the students would not have an idea as to which steps to take towards their future.
After receiving their gift, Mrs. Uriegas and Mrs. Garza were pleased to know that the students of Winn High school are extremely grateful for all of their hard work.
Thank you once again Mrs. Uriegas for all your help!

Stallions Represent at Feast of Sharing

Sunday, November 19th, Armando Cerna Student Council participated with the City of Eagle Pass in conjunction with H-E-B in their annual Feast of Sharing. 
StuCo members volunteered hours serving people of their community with a smile!
Way to go Stallions!

Bobcats Punch Library Ticket

Tuesday, November 28th, Mrs. Hernandez' class at Henry B. Gonzalez took a trip to the school library to fill out their library ticket.
The students were excited to fill out their ticket for passing 5 quizzes in a row!
Way To Go Bobcats!

Eagle Pass FFA Advances to State

Eagle Pass FFA took to the road on Monday, November 20th and journeyed to Kingsville to compete at their Area leadership competitions.  
A astounding total of 29 students competed and the Junior Chapter Conducting team qualified for state!
The 6 qualifyiers are the 1st team from Eagle Pass to ever advance to state in this event and will proudly represent their district on December 1st.
Congratulations to all participants and good luck at state!

Jr Chapter Conducting: 2nd (State Qualifying Team)
Anamaria Guerra
Andres Gutierrez
Nina Mata
Melanie Morales
Art Molina
Samantha Molina

Sr Chapter Conducting: 6th
Gunner Purcell
Gerry Galindo
Romy Flores
Gabi Garza
Ashley Martinez
Alyssa Barrientos

Jr Skills: 6th
Katrina Besa
Paul De La Garza
Rodolfo Samaniego
Nadia Longoria
Jazmin Chavarria

Sr Skills: 6th
Chris Aza
Jose Samaniego
Junior De La Garza
Robert Martinez

Sr Quiz: 7th
Elvia Davis
Gunner Purcell
Ashley Martinez
Gabi Garza
Gerardo Galindo

Ag Issues: 8th

Ytzel Aguilar
Angel Marmolejo
Gerardo Molina
Daniela Molina
Yakelyn Mascorro

Lobos Choose Kindness

After having finished reading the book "Wonder" to her 4th grade students at Pete Gallego, Ms. Montes had a surprise in store for them.
Students were able to have a teleconference with Megan Brown who shared her life story that is similar to Auggie's story from the novel.
She has shared her story with 36 states and 3 countries as of right now.

Ms. Montes' class was extremely excited with this opportunity awarded to them!
The Lobos give this 'Wonder'ful book a thumbs up and highly recommend for everyone to read it.
Ms. Montes' class would also like to remind everyone, "When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind."

RVE PTO Receives Donation

Rosita Valley Elementary PTO would like to take this time to thank Mini-Mart for their support and cash donation for the 2017-2018 school year. 
Mini-Mart has always helped sponsor RVE PTO through the years with cash donations as well as giving the Roadrunner Student Council a location for their annual Car Wash. 
With this year’s donation, the PTO will be able to fund their first fundraiser of the year. 
On behalf of Rosita Valley PTO, thank you Mini-Mart and your representatives for your continued support!
It is greatly appreciated!

Monday, November 27, 2017

Bobcats Represent at Feast of Sharing

Henry B. Gonzalez volunteered at the 22nd Annual H.E.B. Feast of Sharing at the International Center of Trade on Sunday, November 19th. 
There was lots entertainment and food which everyone enjoyed!
Way to go Bobcats!