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Presidio students teach teachers about technology

June 5th, 2014

PRESIDIO – A new program at Presidio ISD has turned the tables on students and teachers. Rather than teachers teaching the students, elementary and high school students are teaching the teachers about the use of technology in the classroom.

PISD Technology Director Carmen Rubner was discussing technology training for teachers and staff with PISD Superintendent Dennis …

Ferguson is valedictorian, Aguirre is salutatorian of PHS class of 2014

June 5th, 2014

Molly FergusonValedictorian

 

Miriam AguirreSalutatorian

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Class of 2014 valedictorian Molly Ferguson and salutatorian Miriam Aguirre addressed their fellow graduates, family members and friends during their speeches at graduation this past Saturday.

PHS alums Elizabeth Saenz and Florencio Aranda were guest speakers at the May 31 commencement exercises.

Molly Glenn Ferguson …

MHS class of 2014 scholarship recipients

MHS class of 2014 scholarship recipients

June 5th, 2014

Superintendent Andrew Peters presents Bailey Walker with the $20,000 Pfeifer Scholarship.

US Border Patrol Big Bend Sector: $1,000 to Jasalyn Gilly.

Ex-Shorthorn Group of El Paso: $2,000 to Rogelio Alvarez and $2,000 to Amy Hernandez. This year’s scholarships are presented in memory of Glenn Garcia.

Additional Ex-Shorthorn Group of El Paso scholarships: $665 to Yasmine …

Guevara is valedictorian, Gilly is salutatorian as the MHS class of 2014 graduates Friday

Guevara is valedictorian, Gilly is salutatorian as the MHS class of 2014 graduates Friday

June 5th, 2014

 

Maya GuevaraValedictorian

 

Jasalyn GillySalutatorian

MARFA – The Marfa High School Class of 2014 will receive their diplomas during commencement exercises at 7:30pm Friday at Martin Field.

The class valedictorian is Maya Guevara with a grade point average of 99.576.

Salutatorian is Jasalyn Gilly with an 89.818 GPA.

Commencement speaker is former Marfa educator April …

Students from Presidio receive degrees from Sul Ross

May 29th, 2014

ALPINE – A total of 214 students, 142 from the Alpine Campus were candidates for degrees during spring commencement exercises at Sul Ross State University. Ceremonies were held Saturday, May 10 in the Pete P. Gallego Center on the Alpine Campus.

Graduates from Presidio included Dennis S. Avila, BS, Criminal Justice, magna cum laude; Cristina Lopez …

Marfa ISD considers cafeteria prices, security, and new IA building

May 22nd, 2014

Four educators offered contracts

 

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Marfa ISD parents might have to pay for their child’s meals next school year as the school district is looking to possibly change the current meal program and pricing.

“Moms and dads, you’re not going to enjoy this conversation,” Marfa ISD Superintendent Andrew Peters said at Monday’s school …

Presidio ISD Adult Service Center’s Adult Education Commencement a Success with 31 graduates

Presidio ISD Adult Service Center’s Adult Education Commencement a Success with 31 graduates

May 15th, 2014

The Presidio ISD adult service center’s commencement exercises for all adult education programs was held on May 8, 2014 at the Presidio Activity Center. PISD director for Adult Education programs, Mr. Samuel Carrasco convened the 13th commencement exercises for the adult education program. The ceremony was well attended by more than 250 graduate friends, family, …

Presidio rocketry team wins 4th in national competition

May 15th, 2014

The nation’s fourth best Rocketry team is from Presidio and they are, front center from left, Jose Galindo, Lizzbeth Jordan, and Marissa Gray.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Presidio High School’s Rocketry Team placed 4th in national competition at the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge held Saturday, May 10.

The all-day event was held at the …

Presidio 4H team state bound

Presidio 4H team state bound

May 8th, 2014

(photos by MANDI SANCHEZ)County agent Jesse Lea Schneider with the Educational Speaking Team, from left, Damariz Medina, Alyssa Hernandez and Cristian Montoya of the Rio Grande 4H Club in Presidio, has qualified for state competition. LouAnn Underwood, right, is the team’s adult leader.

PRESIDIO – The educational speaking team of the Rio Grande …

Gallego guest speaker at Sul Ross commencement May 10 in Alpine

Gallego guest speaker at Sul Ross commencement May 10 in Alpine

May 8th, 2014

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University spring commencement exercises will be held Saturday, May 10 in Alpine and Uvalde (Rio Grande College).

Ceremonies in Alpine will begin at 10am in the Pete P. Gallego Center. U.S. Congressman Pete P. Gallego, an Alpine native and Sul Ross graduate, will be the speaker.

Rio Grande College ceremonies will be …

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