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September, 2011

Shorthorns corral Cowboys for second win of season

September 29th, 2011

MARFA, PLAINS, MONAHANS – A second-half rally propelled the Marfa Shorthorns to a 26-21 win over the Plains Cowboys on Friday for team Marfa’s second win of the season.

Down 21-6 late in the third quarter, Marfa found its second wind with key offensive and defensive activity through the final moments of the game played in …

Indians win in near-record triple digit score

September 29th, 2011

FOR DAVIS, MIDLAND – If there’s one thing to say about the Fort Davis Indians six-man football team, it’s that they sure can put points on the board. Fort Davis beat Midland Trinity’s team in last week’s game, but that wasn’t the big news. In a near record breaking scoring game, Fort Davis trumped Midland …

Undefeated Bucks pluck Eagles

September 29th, 2011

ALPINE – The Alpine Fightin’ Bucks football team continues to be undefeated. With a 5-0 overall record and a 1-0 district record, the Bucks are charging ahead towards that district title.

Last week the Bucks hosted the Grape Creek Eagles but did not give them a warm welcome. With a 41-14 victory, the Bucks sent the …

Lady Shorthorn varsity, JV & junior high volleyball

September 29th, 2011

Varsity

The Lady Horns defeated Fort Davis Tuesday night in 3 games, 25-20, 25-9, and 25-12, giving Marfa their first district victory.

With Latisha Pippen powering her way up the net for several key blocks, Kiarra Petterson, Yazmine Guevara, Myra Leos, and Bree’Anna Daugherty were able to come off the net to put down numerous explosive kills …

Junior Horns fall to Eagles

September 29th, 2011

The Marfa Junior High Shorthorns succumbed to the Van Horn Eagles 36-12 in football action last week.

Junior Horn quarterback Beto Ramos gets some welcomed blocking from teammate Anthony Nuñez. (Marfa ISD photo by BELINDA DOMINGUEZ)

The Shornhorns saw some improvement in the department of knowledge of the game, but still were out-played by …

Presidio teachers gain knowledge at state advisory workshop

Presidio teachers gain knowledge at state advisory workshop

September 29th, 2011

AUSTIN, PRESIDIO  – Student Council and National Honor Society advisors across the state gained expertise in project planning, effective programming, high priority needs, and leadership development at the Texas Association of Student Council (TASC)/Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Advisors Workshop (TASSP) held in Austin on September 10-11.

PHS NHS sponsors Mikal and …

Franco Middle School PTO promoting parental involvement

Franco Middle School PTO promoting parental involvement

September 29th, 2011

PRESIDIO – At Franco Middle School, PTO members believe that the earlier in a child’s educational process parent involvement begins, the more powerful the effects. Lack of parental involvement is the biggest problem facing public schools.

PTO participants, from left, John Ferguson, Josefina Padron, Alcee Tavarez, Reynaldo Duran, Theresa Sanchez, Alma …

Presidio teen is Pecos diez y seis de septiembre queen

Presidio teen is Pecos diez y seis de septiembre queen

September 29th, 2011

PECOS, PRESIDIO – Presidio High School student Illiana Fernandez was crowned this year’s Mexican Queen of the 16 de Septiembre festival in Pecos.

Queen Illiana Fernandez and her family.

She was one of four candidates who helped raise funds for several Catholic churches in and near Pecos. The candidate raising the most funds …

Don’t be tardy at PHS

Don’t be tardy at PHS

September 29th, 2011

Presidio High School is enforcing the following tardy procedures.

3 Unexcused Tardies result in 1 unexcused absence

9 Unexcused Tardies result in 3 unexcused absences; including a parent truancy letter or citation.

Court appearance with a possible fine will result after 10 unexcused absences

Further information:

4 Unexcused Tardies: 1 Day of Lunch Detention

5 Unexcused Tardies: 2 hours of Saturday …

Meet the Presidio ISD staff

Meet the Presidio ISD staff

September 29th, 2011

YVETTE DeANDA

Principal Yvette DeAnda was raised in Presidio and is a graduate of Presidio High School. She has a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology and sports science with a Masters in school administration. She has also completed graduate work in cognitive systems and computer education with the University of North Texas.

Presidio Elementary …

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