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Floresville High School January students of the month

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Rebeka Knight and Lazarus Machado are the Floresville High School January students of the month. Rebeka is the 18-yearold daughter of Denise and Shane Knight. She is in the top quarter of her class with an overall average of 97. Rebeka, a senior at FHS, has been a member of the varsity volleyball team and currently plays for the Jaguar […]

FHS December students of the month

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Lucienne Trevino and Patrick Silva have been named Floresville High School’s December students of the month. Lucienne is the 17-year-old daughter of Lorraine and Samuel Trevino. She is in the top of her graduating class with an overall 3.1 grade-point average. A senior at Floresville High School, Lucienne is a member of the Student Council and serves as designer for […]

Honoring the legacy of Benito López

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Nancy De la Zerda, Ph.D., shares excerpts Nov. 27 from essays about the role played by her ancestors, Benito López and Caroline Opiela, in the establishment of Floresville, written by Floresville North Elementary School dual-language students in Denise Gonzales’ class. “I think Floresville in the 1800s looked very different to what it has become today,” wrote James Rodriguez. “… Before […]

Donations sought for FISD Community Coat Drive for kids

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As the fall whisks in cooler temperatures, Madison Harden and other eighth-grade students at Floresville Middle School encourage you to help keep children of the Floresville Independent School District warm by donating new or like-new coats, jackets, or hoodies to their Community Coat Drive. Boys and girls sizes 4T to 10 and small, medium, large are appreciated, and can be […]

FMS musicians earn their spot in Region, District bands

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Congratulations to Floresville Middle School band students on having been chosen as members of the South Zone Region and District bands! A total of 22 musicians successfully performed for a panel of judges on Nov. 5, competing against students from San Antonio and the surrounding areas. The students will perform with the honor group in December in San Antonio.

Floresville ISD invites school board applications

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Residents of the Floresville Independent School District’s singlemember district 7 have an opportunity to join the school board if they act before Dec. 1. District trustees approved a motion at their Nov. 8 meeting to appoint someone to fill the position previously occupied by Heath Orth. Since Orth did not seek re-election, and no one filed for the position, his […]

FMS Jaguars bring home championship

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The Floresville Middle School eighth grade “A” volleyball team defeated Wrenn, Terrell Wells, and Harlandale middle schools during a post-season tournament Oct. 23, bringing home the championship for the team. Notably, this team has played together since the seventh grade and did not drop one set in the two years and tournament combined. Congratulations, Jaguars!

Floresville South Elementary staff share causes ‘Near and Dear’ to their hearts

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Wearing a certain color to raise awareness in honor of a cause isn’t really a new thing, but the Floresville South Elementary School staff has taken this practice and made it more personal and meaningful. A staff member mentioned to campus Program Facilitator Kasie Meyer that she wore teal in September to honor her mother who had ovarian cancer. This […]

Parent: We should have been notified about allegations

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[Video below] “In one area, you have failed.” That’s what Lori Ann Gonzales told the Floresville Independent School District administration at the Oct. 4 school board meeting. A number of parents joined students demonstrating at the high school Sept. 24 about alleged sexual assaults on the campus earlier in the month, but Gonzales was the only one to speak out […]

Floresville North Elementary Safety Patrol offers lessons in safety, social skills, volunteering

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If you are around Floresville North Elementary School before or after school, you can’t miss the students in yellow vests; they are the FNE Safety Patrol. These fifth-graders help students out of cars, walk younger students to class, and also act as role models for the younger students. “These students serve as role models as they help to keep others […]