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Name: Pete Banda
Date registered: November 17, 2010

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  1. Parents making mark on District again – District hold first parent conference in over a decade — April 28, 2017
  2. Board tables compensation plan, moves forward with search for new Super — April 28, 2017
  3. A Hero’s Tale: World War II Vet recalls an unforgettable life — April 25, 2017
  4. A Visit from the County Clerk: Sylvia Garza-Perez the latest speaker at “Coffee With” — April 21, 2017
  5. Student scholarship numbers continue to increase — April 21, 2017

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  1. Limón returns to work; tackles staffing, insurance at SBCISD — 122 comments
  2. No one is safe: All school departments subject to staff reductions according to policy — 105 comments
  3. CHEER DRAMA: T-shirt controversy leads to physical altercation reported at SBHS pep rally — 92 comments
  4. BREAKING: Trustees recommend reinstating Janie Gonzalez — 89 comments
  5. City, SBCISD hopefuls file for candidacy — 73 comments

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Apr 28 2017

Parents making mark on District again – District hold first parent conference in over a decade

By Sierra Flores Special to the NEWS This past weekend, SBCISD hosted their first District Parent Conference in over 12 years at San Benito High School. Over a hundred parents from across the school district gathered to receive important tools and resources that would help their children to “Aim, Acquire, and Achieve” all of their …

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Apr 28 2017

Board tables compensation plan, moves forward with search for new Super

By Houston Van Nest Special to the News Discussions on San Benito CISD’s 2017-2018 Compensation Plan and Superintendent Search firm went underway Wednesday afternoon, but more time may be needed to analyze these items on the agenda. Arnold Padilla, a board trustee, congratulated the board and Dr. Adrian Vega, Superintendent of Schools, for the work …

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Apr 25 2017

A Hero’s Tale: World War II Vet recalls an unforgettable life

By Sierra Flores Special to the News Born and raised in San Benito, Enrique Lucio, has always been widely known throughout the city as the jokester and a friend. His service in World War II has also made him a hero to many. Lucio, now 93 years old, has seen and accomplished much throughout his …

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Apr 21 2017

A Visit from the County Clerk: Sylvia Garza-Perez the latest speaker at “Coffee With”

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] The weekly “Coffee With” speaker series held by the Chamber of Commerce has seen a wide array of distinguished guest take part in what has become a Valley-wide honor. However, the latest speaker, Sylvia Garza-Perez, holds achievement that nobody else has matched. Perez is the first only female elected …

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Apr 21 2017

Student scholarship numbers continue to increase

By Sierra Flores Special to the News Senior students at San Benito High School have been working and studying for years for their time to finally walk across the stage to receive their diploma, but their hard work doesn’t stop there. Students have also been preparing for college by applying to dozens upon dozens of …

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Apr 19 2017

After another dominating regular season, Lady Hounds prepare for playoffs

For the first time in at least seven years, the Lady ‘Hounds softball team failed to capture a district title. However, that doesn’t mean they weren’t every bit as dominant as we have come to expect. With an overall record of 22-5, including 12-2 in District, San Benito is headed to back to the playoffs, …

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Apr 14 2017

Kona Ice to Give Out Free Shaved Ice on Tax Day in San Benito

Special to the News With Tax Day right around the corner, many of us are reaching into our pockets to pay-off Uncle Sam. To relieve taxpayers of the stress associated with meeting the federal deadline, Kona Ice will be hosting its fourth annual National “Chill Out” Day on Tuesday, April 18 from 2 to 4 …

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Apr 14 2017

Community reacts to Nahomi Rodriguez case

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] The community was rocked last week when remains were found near a canal in Rio Hondo and later confirmed to be those of missing teenager Nahomi Rodriguez. Rodriguez, a San Benito native who went missing from her job at a Harlingen McDonald’s, had been the subject of a nationwide …

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Apr 14 2017

SBHS High-5 members honored

Special to the News San Benito High School Class of 2017 Superintendent’s High Five Award recipients include, bottom row, from left, Erika Evelyn Mendez, Ileen Jade Montemayor, Evelyn Prado Serrato, Daniela Isabel Lopez, Angela Rose Nuñez, Yvonne Salinas; middle row, Juan Carlos Sosa Hernandez, Bryan Manzanares, Pricsilla Esquivel, Rene Garcia Jr., Jose Luis Rivera Jr.; …

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Apr 13 2017

The train keeps rolling: Rio Hondo adds another name to long list of college athletes

By Sierra Flores Special to the NEWS Andres Vasquez, a senior at Rio Hondo High School, has officially signed his commitment to Austin College in Sherman, Texas to compete alongside the Kangaroo football team. Thursday afternoon, the papers were signed with the presence and support of family, team members, friends, and coaches. The linebacker/running back …

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