Tag Archive: SBCISD

Sep 19 2016

History in the Making: Seven cadets graduate with GED’s from Boot Camp

By Xavier De La Fuente Special to the NEWS On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Amador R. Rodriguez Juvenile Boot Camp and Educational Center held its very first graduation ceremony for seven of its’ cadets. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, SBCISD administrators, and Cameron County dignitaries. After the opening prayer, Napthali Gonzalez, educator …

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Aug 05 2016

District receives second audit results

By PETE BANDA Managing editor [email protected] After nearly four months of waiting, the San Benito school board received the findings of the curriculum audit performed by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA.) The audit, which was aimed at finding any weaknesses with how the district teaches their students, showed several key areas where San …

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Apr 29 2016

City, District talk aquatic center, other joint projects

By PETE BANDA    Staff Writer [email protected] Over 18 members of the San Benito CISD and San Benito City Commission came together for a special joint meeting on Wednesday night to begin preliminary talks on a number of different issues. Led by SBCISD Superintendent Dr. Adrian Vega and San Benito Mayor Celeste Sanchez, the two …

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Nov 25 2015

Family violence seminar held for District personnel

By PETE BANDA  Staff Writer [email protected] In an effort to help raise awareness for domestic abuse, the San Benito CISD held a training seminar on family violence at Dr. Raul Garza Elementary Tuesday morning. Nora Montalvo, an assistant professor at Texas A&M College of Nursing, gave the presentation in front of SBCISD security officers in …

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Aug 26 2015

WAITING GAMES- Berta Cabaza traffic issues expected all year

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer [email protected] Driving down Shafer Road around 7:00 a.m. might seem like any other day, but give it few minutes and it turns into a bumper to bumper nightmare. Construction on the busy school street has turned the usually mundane task of dropping off your child at school into …

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Aug 14 2015

Super Speaks- Leo talks district, says will not apply for full-time Superintendent position

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer [email protected] With the departure of former SBCISD Superintendent Dr. Marc A. Puig becoming official on Friday, Interim Superintendent Dr. Filomena Leo can finally say she has “come back home.” The 1968 San Benito graduate had her four-month contract approved at a board meeting last week and has already …

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Aug 12 2015


Fred Booth Elementary School: Wednesday, Aug.12th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. No registration from 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. Campus officials will also hold an evening registration on Thursday, August 20 from …

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Jul 28 2015

EXCLUSIVE- Former school board member arrested after fight with brother

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Editor [email protected] A former SBCISD school board member and her older brother found themselves behind bars this weekend after allegedly being involved in a “physical altercation” at a family residence. According to San Benito Police, officers responded to a residence on the 100 block of Lantana Circle at around 11:39 …

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Jul 13 2015

Well played Dr. Puig, Well played

By Steven Ray Hernandez   editor [email protected] Once upon a time… in fact, it was about 3 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon, and in case you’re wondering why I am starting this story off like a fairy tale, it’s because just like a fairy tale, this story’s ending was “too good to be true.” So …

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May 26 2015

NUMBER 1- Lady ‘Hounds make history, head to Elite 8 ranked #1 in the State

By Armando Garza Special to the NEWS   Up until yesterday, if you said the Lady ‘Hounds were the best team in the state, it would have to be considered an opinion. Well, now it’s a fact. The Texas Girls Coaches Association released the latest high school softball rankings on Tuesday morning, listing San Benito …

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