Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Liberty All Stars

Liberty Elementary would like to congratulate three exceptional basketball players, Nayelly Velasquez, Michelle Torralba, and Krista Ruiz for being recognized by EP Parks and Recreation for Division 3 All-Star selection. Nayelly, Michelle, and Krista will represent Liberty Elementary on the upcoming All-Star game on March 6th. 
Way to go Lady Eagles!

Lil' Mavs Shape Up

Wednesday, February 27th, Mrs. Salazar's class at LDC learned all about two dimensional shapes.
flat plane or shape is two-dimensional. 
Its two dimensions are length and width
Polygons, such as squares and rectangles, are examples of two-dimensional objects.
In groups, the Lil' Mavs were able to sort shapes and and learn about vertices/corners.
Go Lil' Mavs!

WHS Nursing Staff

During the month of February, flu season came creaking in and C.C. Winn Nursing staff answered its call.
February 18th -22nd, WHS Nursing staff reminded everyone to take the proper precautions this flu season. 
Mr. Palos , Mrs. Curi and Mrs. Maldonado have been doing an excellent job at detecting students with flu like symptoms or even the flu itself, and are sending the students to get further help at their local clinics to get healthy soon and get back to school to continue furthering their education. 
These sensational nurses have been on their feet up and down that office to keep their students healthy and risk free. 
Thank you Maverick Nurses for keeping your school clean and safe! 
Go Mavericks!

WHS Basketball All District Accolades

CC Winn Maverick Basketball Coaches and athletes are please to announce the following individual awards for the 2018 - 2019 season.


District 28 - 5A Second Team All- District: Moe Gaytan & Jairo Maldonado
District 28 - 5A Honorable Mention: Diego Rodriguez, Eduardo Nava, & Eric Sanchez
District 28 - 5A All Academic: Eric Sanchez & German Velasquez


Way to go Mavs! 
Your school and district are very proud of all your great accomplishments!


Bobcat Students of the Month

Henry B Gonzalez would like to congratulate their Students of the Month.
The students were selected as spotlight students because of their outstanding citizenship. 
All students worked enthusiastically in decorating their "All About Me!" posters.
Congrats Bobcats!

EPJ Cheer Peter Piper Night

Wednesday, February 20th, Eagle Pass Junior High Cheer hosted a Peter Piper Spirit Night and it was a smashing success!
EPJ Cheer would like to take this time to thank everyone that came and played a role in the success. 
Go Eagles!

EPHS Coaches Receives Certification

Eagle Pass High School would like to congratulate their very own Coach Juan Gonzalez, Coach DeAnna Denise Galarza and Coach Reynol Mendoza for receiving their certification as Strength and Conditioning Coaches.  Strength and Conditioning Coaches must take into consideration many elements before building a program.  From a needs analysis to proper evaluation based on sport, the strength and conditioning coach must compile all available information to create an effective appropriate program. 
The trio were rewarded with their certificates on Wednesday, February 27th.
Go Eagles!

EPHS: Battle of the Likes

The week February 18th - 22nd, Mr. Cantu's Economics closed their unit of non-price competition.
Non-price competition is a marketing strategy in which one firm tries to distinguish its product or service from competing products on the basis of attributes like design and workmanship.
To close the unit, the students had to create a social media campaign.
The campaign had to be posted on Instagram and see who would get the most likes.
Go Eagles!

EPHS Passes Go

Wednesday, February 27th, the Economics classes at Eagle Pass High School heralded in their monopolistic competition unit.
Monopolistic competition is a type of imperfect competition such that many producers sell products that are differentiated from one another and hence are not perfect substitutes.
The students were introduced the concept with a rousing game of Monopoly.
Go Eagles!

The Luck of the Eagles

Monday, February 25th, several Band students at Eagle Pass High School were quite excited to herald in St. Patrick's Day!
Mr. Solis is proud to say that his students decorated the Band Hall doors and walls in full St. Patrick's spirit.
Go Eagles!

EPHS Winter Guard Wins Big

Eagle Pass High School would like to congratulate their Winter Guard for placing 1st at the TECA competition in Mission, Texas on Saturday, February 23rd.
EPHS' Guard beat out 8 other guards  and was promoted to a higher division.
Congratulations Eagles!

EPHS Focus on AP Lit Exam

Wednesday, February 27th, the students in AP Literature and Composition at Eagle Pass High School were hard at work prepping for their big AP exam.
The students were tasked with analyzing a peer's essay as well as their own.
The essay was centered on Mary Oliver's "The Black Walnut Tree".
The Eagles made sure to address strengths and weaknesses in the essays.
Way to go Eagles!

EPHS Kicks Off TELPAS

Monday, February 25th, Eagle Pass High School kicked off their testing of TELPAS.
Eagle IO, Mr. Gonzalez, was on hand to monitor and make sure all was working properly for the students' success.
Go Eagles!

Lady Eagle Basketball All District Awards

Eagle Pass High School Lady Eagle Basketball Coaches and athletes are please to announce the following individual awards for the 2018 - 2019 season.


District 29 - 6A First Team All- District: Junior Paula Hernandez 

District 29 -6A Second Team All-District: Senior Brooke Diaz 

District 29 - 6A Honorable Mention: Junior McKayla Hernandez


Way to go Lady Eagles! 
Your school and district are very proud of all your great accomplishments!

Oh, The Places Tigers Will Go

Wednesday, February 27th, Mrs. Ibarra's 1st grade class did their part to help prepare for the upcoming Dr. Seuss Week.
Dr. Seuss Week is a week-long celebration that honors beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss and his March 2nd birthday.
The Tigers learned several of his favorite quotes and posted them around campus.
Way to go Tigers!

Tiger All Stars

Graves Elementary would like to recognize their athletes that were selected as Basketball All Stars! 
Wednesday, February 27th, Parks and Rec stopped by Tiger Country to recognize 3 great Tiger athletes for their efforts on the field and court.
Graves would like to thank Parks and Rec for recognizing their students tremendous efforts!
Go Tigers! 

Tigers Spell Out Success

Wednesday, February 27th, Mrs. Galvan's class from Graves continued working on their sound of the week.
This week, the Tigers worked on a cut and paste activity for the -ar word family. 
A word family is the base form of a word plus its inflected forms and derived forms made from affixes.
Go Tigers!

Tigers Keep it 100

Wednesday, February 27th, Mrs. Trevino's 2nd grade class at Graves hit the Math books.
The Tigers were tasked with working on counting by 10s to 100.
Way to go Tigers!

Tigers Answer the Call

Tuesday, February 26th, Mrs. Camarillo's 1st grade class at Graves Elementary learned all about Alexander Graham Bell.
Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone. He also founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in 1885.
The class created a timeline where they drew Bell's famous invention!
Way to go Tigers!

ECC Continues Dr. Seuss Week

Wednesday, February 27th, ECC gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 3rd day, ECC rocked crazy hair. 
ECC is truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go ECC!

Bobcats Continue Dr. Seuss Day

Wednesday, February 27th, Henry B. Gonzalez gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 3rd day, the Bobcats rocked crazy hair. 
The Bobcats are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go Bobcats!

Hawks Continue Dr. Seuss Day

Wednesday, February 27th, Kennedy Hall gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 3rd day, the Hawks wore their favorite college shirts. 
The Hawks are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go Hawks!

RVLA Continues Dr. Seuss Week

Wednesday, February 27th, RVLA gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 3rd day, the Little Giants wore crazy hats for "The Cat in the Hat" Day. 
The Little Giants are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
RVLA...Where the Magic Happens!

ECC McTeacher Night

ECC would like to invite the entire community to go out and support ECC Tuesday, March 5th at McDonald’s on Main Street. 
The school will be hosting McTeacher Night from 5-8pm. 
See you there!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Darr Drafts Up

Monday, February 25th, Mrs. Huerta's 3rd grade class at Darr Elementary worked hard to complete their book report.
The Mavs worked through the various stages of the writing process and on Monday they reached the final draft stage.
Mrs. Huerta can't wait to see her students' final product.
Go Mavs!

Darr Continues Dr. Seuss Week

Tuesday, February 26th, Darr gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 2nd day, the Mavs wore mustaches for "The Lorax" Day. 
The Mavs are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go Mavs!

Roadrunners Get Pet

Tuesday, February 26th, Mrs. Tellez' 1st grade class at Rosita Valley Elementary worked in small groups to better their reading comprehension.
The students read "A New Pet" with their teacher and worked on task cards independently.
In groups, they focused on vocabulary and work analysis skills.
Go Roadrunners!

Top Roadrunner Reader

Tuesday, February 26th, Rosita Valley Librarian Mrs. Sanchez recognized Carlos Morales as his class' top AR reader.
Carlos' teacher, Mrs. Tellez, is very proud of her student and applauds him for a job well done.
Carlos was recognized with a great certificate and goodies!
Go Roadrunner!

Roadrunners Study Phases of the Moon

The 2nd grade classes at Rosita Valley enjoyed a delicious treat while learning about the Phases of the Moon on Tuesday, February 26th. 
The Roadrunners used Oreos to show the different phases of the moon!
What an awesome way to make learning science fun!
Go Roadrunners!

Miners Recognize Success

Monday, February 25th, Seco Mines Elementary recognized their very own Miner, Kylie Rodriguez, for her showing February 23rd.
Kylie cheers for Spirit Evolution and the team traveled to San Marco to compete at the Mardi Gras Nationals: Battle of the Beads.
Seco Mines would like to applaud Kylie for her triumph and proudly representing their school and Eagle Pass.
Go Miners!

Miners Center Around Learning

Tuesday, February 26th, Mrs. Garza's class at Seco Mines Elementary had a great time working in centers.
The Miners worked in learning centers to reinforce their reading concepts.
The students traveled from different centers while Mrs. Garza worked with students one on one.
Way to go Miners!

RVLA Continues Dr. Seuss Week

Tuesday, February 26th, RVLA gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 2nd day, the Little Giants wore pajamas for "The Sleep Book" Day. 
The Little Giants are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
RVLA...Where the Magic Happens!

Bobcats Continue Dr. Seuss Week

Tuesday, February 26th, Henry B. Gonzalez gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 2nd day, the Bobcats wore crazy hats for "Cat in the Hat" Day. 
The Bobcats are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go Bobcats!

Miners Treated to Read Aloud

Tuesday, February 26th, Seco Mines' 1st grade classes had a very special reader. 
Mrs. M. Battaglia took time out of her schedule to read a story to the Miners. 
This is becoming a great tradition in Miner Country!

Miners Welcome New Students

Tuesday, February 26th, Seco Mines Counselor Mr. Rocha conducted a great lesson on kindness with his 6th grade students.
The Miners were tasked with welcoming all new Miners to Miner Nation with a cascade of compliments.
The students each gave the new students compliments to make them feel right at home.
Go Miners!

WHS Hosts Superintendent Advisory Meeting

Tuesday, February 26th, CC Winn High School was pleased to host the Superintendent's Advisory Committee meeting in the library. 
EPISD Superintendent Mr. Gilberto Gonzalez, EPISD Public Information Officer Ms. Byrne and student representatives from each high school campus met over lunch to discuss upcoming district events and initiatives they will be focusing on. 
The student are gearing up for their 2nd Annual Earth Week!


WHS Feels the Love

Thursday, February 14th, the students in Mrs. Torres' English I class at CC Winn were asked to write about love and the changes it can cause in the world. 
Mrs. Torres rewarded her most improved students on February 26, with tootsie pops, having them consider "How many rewrites does it take for a 4Score paper?" 
She also rewarded her top writers with a box of /nerds, recognizing the higher standard they hold for themselves in writing! 
Congratulations!
Let's continue striving for better! 

WHS Recognizes Organization

Starting mid-February, students in Mrs. Torres class at CC Winn worked on essays dealing with how technology is vital to the life of teenagers. 
Students reviewed organization and examples that were fit to use then asked to write an essay. 
As incentives, on February 21st, students who excelled were rewarded with a treat. 
Mrs. Torres hopes this will be a motivation to more students to strive to achieve the best! 

WHS Silverline Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

CC Winn Silverline Dance Team invites the community to come and spend Tuesday evening, March 5th, with them at their Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A.
Please come support Silverline between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. 
Go Mavs!

They Sparkle. They Shine. They're Silverline!

Tigers Explore Holocaust

Tuesday, February 26th, Mrs. Vielma's 6th grade class at Graves were ready to kick off their new research project.
The Tigers were tasked with creating a flip book on Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel.
Elie Wiesel was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. 
He authored 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.

Tiger Take Off with TELPAS

Monday, February 25th, Graves Elementary kicked off their computer testing of TELPAS.
Tiger IO, Mr. De la Cruz, was on hand to monitor and make sure all was working properly for the students' success.
Go Tigers!

GravesTreats Top AR Students

Friday, February 22nd, Graves surprised the Top AR students so far to a celebration!
The Tigers were challenged to see who would claim the top spot in their grade level by the end of February.
The top boy and girl from each grade level was treated to tasty pizza for Peter Piper Pizza.
They also received coupons for Root beer Floats.
Graves would like to thank Peter Piper Pizza Manager Mrs. Torralba for all she does for the school district.
Keep reading and earning those points!

Tigers Treated to Read Aloud

Monday, February 25th, Mrs. Garcia's 1st grade class at Graves Elementary was ecstatic to listen to the story "Froggy Gets a Doggy" during their weekly library time.
Jonathan London's "Froggy Gets a Doggy" follows Froggy as he learns to care for his new pet.
After their read aloud, Tiger Librarian, Mrs. Libson worked with them on a fun Froggy and Doggy coloring page.
Go Tigers!

EPHS Library Presents New Books

Attention Eagle Pass High School Students!
Please visit your campus library to check our your newly added titles! 
Don't forget to bring your ID card and you can check out up to three books. 
It will help you read, write and test successfully! 
Loans are for two weeks! Indulge in a new book today!
Help yourself! READ!

New Titles as of February 25th
Auto Focus by Lauren Gilbaldi
Online Activism: Social Change by Social Media by Amanda Vink
The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques: Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do to Change It (Second) by Margaret Wehrenberg
Becoming Michelle Obama by Michelle Obama

ECC Kicks Off Dr. Seuss Week

Monday, February 25th, ECC gathered together to kick off their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 1st day, ECC wore crazy caps and hats for "Cat in the Hat" Day. 
 ECC is truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go ECC!

Miners Represent at Mini Golf Tournament

Seco Mines Elementary would like to congratulate their Miner Mini Golf Team for a job well done at the City of Eagle Pass Parks and Rec Golf Valentine's Day Tournament on Friday, February 15th. 
The Miners are very proud of their golfers and would like to congratulate them for a job well done.
Go Miners!

Hawks Continue Dr. Seuss Week

Tuesday, February 26th, Kennedy Hall gathered together to continue their Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Week. 
For the 2nd day, the Hawks wore crazy socks for "Fox in Socks" Day. 
The Hawks are truly showing their Seussical spirit! 
Go Hawks!

Hawks Try Tasty Seuss Treat

Tuesday, February 26th, after reading Dr. Seuss' classic "The Cat in the Hat" for Dr. Seuss week, the Hawks put their creativity and taste buds to the test!
The students created delicious fruit kabobs made with strawberries, bananas, grapes, and marshmallows!
YUMMY!
Great job Hawks!

Graves Elementary Box Top Winners

Graves Elementary held their Box Top Fundraiser on Wednesday, February 20th. 
Campus Principal, Mrs. Soto-Gonzalez & Librarian, Mrs. A. Libson would like to congratulate the winners with the most Box Tops for the 2nd round.
The lower levels winner was Mrs. Camarillo's 1st grade class and the upper levels winner was Ms. Perez' 4th grade class. 
Mrs. Soto-Gonzalez would like to thank all the students and parents for bringing in the Box Tops. 
Go Tigers!

Tigers Spell Success

Tuesday, February 26th, Mrs. Vielma's 6th grade class at Graves hit the books bright and early.
The students were tasked with an independent spelling assignment.
Spelling is important because it aids in reading. 
It helps cement the connection that is shared between sounds and letters. 
Go Tigers!