Tag Archive: bullying

Sep 10 2015

OPEN YOUR EYES- Identifying the problem and solution to the suicide epidemic

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Editor [email protected] Somewhere, at this very moment, in this little town we call San Benito, there is someone who is seriously thinking about taking their own life.  They may be sitting in your classroom right now, or have a locker just a few rows down from you, or it may …

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Jan 16 2015

Frank Roberts ‘bully’ incident remains under investigation

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Special to the NEWS San Benito Consolidated Independent School District officials remain tightlipped regarding a December incident involving two students from Frank Roberts Elementary where one child reportedly used an item to cause injury and/or a laceration to another student. According to the official SBCISD press release, “An isolated incident at …

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Jan 24 2014

SBHS cheerleader pleads no contest in assault case

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] Alexandria Hernandez’ municipal court case is all but closed as the 17-year-old San Benito High School cheerleader accused of assault has been placed on deferred adjudication. Assistant Operations Chief Michael Galvan of the San Benito Police Department said that Hernandez plead no contest during a court hearing presided over …

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Nov 22 2013

BUILDING A CASE: Attorney considers insanity defense for cheerleader

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] Cheergate is likely to continue well into the new year. At the pretrial hearing in the case of a San Benito High School varsity cheerleader with disabilities accused of assaulting the parent of a fellow cheerleader, a trial date was tentatively set for 10 a.m. on Jan. 28—this to …

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Nov 16 2013

‘CHEERGATE’ GOES TO COURT: Cheerleader hearing rescheduled for Dec. 4

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] A hearing in federal court into an injunction filed by Noe Treviño on behalf of his niece Alexandria Hernandez, the San Benito High School cheerleader with disabilities who accused fellow squad members of bullying and discrimination, has been rescheduled to Dec. 4. Originally set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. …

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Nov 09 2013

INJUNCTION FILED: TRO overturns cheerleader’s removal for final game

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] This one’s a twist. The San Benito High School varsity cheerleading controversy reached the courts on Friday when a judge signed a temporary restraining order (TRO) filed by an attorney representing Noe Treviño and his niece Alexandria Hernandez, the 17-year-old disabled member of the cheer squad who accused fellow …

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Nov 09 2013

CONSIDER THIS: Guilty of responsible journalism

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] I began this piece just two minutes from midnight on Saturday. At this time, we’re usually expecting articles from our sportswriter assigned to Friday night football coverage. Our staff writer, graphic designer and production manager, not to mention the press and circulation crew, wait patiently while we put the …

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Nov 05 2013

Cheerleader who claimed bullying kicked off squad

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] Another chapter in the saga of the San Benito High School varsity cheerleading controversy was written on Monday when Alexandria Hernandez, the disabled 17-year-old senior cheerleader who accused her teammates of bullying and discrimination, was kicked off the squad for allegedly violating the cheer constitution. In response to a …

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Nov 02 2013

Obregón candid on cheer controversy; steps up school security

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] If you’ve already surmised that the increase in security at San Benito High School has a little something to do with the varsity cheerleading controversy, consider it a good guess. In an exclusive interview with the San Benito News on Thursday, San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Interim Superintendent …

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Oct 31 2013

UPDATE: Cheerleader who accused teammates of bullying pleads ‘not guilty’ to misdemeanor assault

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] The handicapped San Benito High School varsity cheerleader who accused fellow members of the cheer squad of bullying and discrimination was arrested Thursday morning for misdemeanor assault, authorities with the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Police Department reported. According to district police, 17-year-old Alexandria Hernandez, an SBHS cheerleader …

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