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MHS class of 2015 scholarship recipients

May 28th, 2015

U.S. Border Patrol Big Bend Sector, $1,000, Cesar Torres.

Ex-Shorthorn Group of El Paso, $2,500, Orlando Sanchez; $2,500, Marissa Garcia. (The Ex-Shorthorn scholarships this year are presented in memory of Ex-Shorthorns Dr. Jose Roman and Ernesto Mendoza.)

Marfa Rotary Club, $ 1,000, Marissa Garcia; $ 1,000, Isaiah Martinez; $ 1,000, Juanita Nuñez.

Marfa National …

Torres is valedictorian, Briggs is salutatorian as the MHS class of 2015 graduates Friday

May 28th, 2015

Valedictorian Cesar Torres (left) and Salutatorian Dakota Briggs (right)

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA –The Marfa High School Class of 2015 will receive their diplomas during commencement exercises at 7:30pm Friday, May 29, at Martin Field.

Cesar AlanTorres is this year’s valedictorian and he graduates with a grade point average of 98.038.

MHS inducts new NHS members

May 21st, 2015

The newly inducted National Honor Society members: sitting from left Coby Seegers, Crystal Cataño, Kevin Pippen, Zulemma Sanchez, Pricila Serrano, Rebecca Ontiveros, Brizelda Mendoza, Maria Quezada and Maria Fabela. Back row from left, Arron Luna, Caitlin Du Plooy, Adrianna Pineda, Dillon Orr, Edwin Baca, Julio Baeza, Casey Walker, Amber Olvera, Diego Chacon. …

TEA says Marfa ISD may be a ‘rich’ district

May 21st, 2015

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Graduation is just around the corner, which is good news, but the 2015-2016 school year is already looking glum.

Marfa ISD Superintendent Andrew Peters shared a letter with the Marfa school board that states the 2014 property values determined by the state and the projected number of students will …

300-plus attend Presidio ISD adult education commencement

May 21st, 2015

The Presidio ISD Adult Service Center 2015 graduates and director, Samuel Carrasco, center. (staff photo by Diana Aguirre Armendariz)

PRESIDIO – The 14 annual Presidio ISD Adult Service Center commencement was held on May 14, and with 45 students receiving certificates of completion or participation, this was one of the largest adult education …

Robohorns meet teams from around the world at FIRST World Championship

April 30th, 2015

(staff photos by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)The Marfa Robohorns chat with two of the many judges, right, who visited with them about their team.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

ST. LOUIS – When the Marfa High School robotics team wasn’t competing in matches at the FIRST World Championship last week in St. Louis, the …

Rookie Robohorns may not have won, but, oh what an “awesome” experience

April 30th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Robohorns Cesar Torres, Gisselle Lujan, Gavin Livingston, and Chris Ibarra take Babbage the robot into competition in St. Louis.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

ST. LOUIS – Asking the Marfa High School robotics team to describe their experience at FIRST Robotics World Championship last week in St. Louis, …

Help the RoboHorns

April 23rd, 2015

The Marfa Rotary Club has made a $520 donation to the Marfa Robotics Team. The donation will help the team pay for travel expenses for their trip to St. Louis this week to participate in the World Championship. From left, Rotarian Larry Skiles, and students Michael Vega-Reyes, Andy Garcia, Gisselle Lujan, Isaiah …

Donors Needed for Presidio Local Scholarships

Donors Needed for Presidio Local Scholarships

April 23rd, 2015

PRESIDIO – The annual tradition of helping Presidio High School graduating seniors on their way to college is upon us, once again.

In an initiative started by Antonio Manriquez and Dr. Juan Nieto in the 1980’s, then renewed in 2000 by the late Bo Coffman, the Presidio Local Scholarships yearly assist as many local graduating seniors …

Presidio ISD Police Explorers get lesson in broadcasting

April 23rd, 2015

PRESIDIO – THE S.T.E.P. students of the PISD Police Explorers have taken video courses at Sul Ross State University.

Presidio ISD Police Explorer students get lessons in video production at Sul Ross to post news and information on Presidio TV Cable Co. public access channel 5. (Presidio ISD Police Department photo)

S.T.E.P. students have …

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