Tag: football program

Cheerleader who claimed bullying kicked off squad

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Another chapter in the saga of the San Benito High School varsity cheerleading controversy was written on Monday when Alexandria Hernandez, the disabled 17-year-old senior cheerleader who accused her teammates of bullying and discrimination, was kicked off the squad for allegedly violating the cheer constitution. In response to a …

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Obregón candid on cheer controversy; steps up school security

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com If you’ve already surmised that the increase in security at San Benito High School has a little something to do with the varsity cheerleading controversy, consider it a good guess. In an exclusive interview with the San Benito News on Thursday, San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Interim Superintendent …

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UPDATE: Cheerleader who accused teammates of bullying pleads ‘not guilty’ to misdemeanor assault

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The handicapped San Benito High School varsity cheerleader who accused fellow members of the cheer squad of bullying and discrimination was arrested Thursday morning for misdemeanor assault, authorities with the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Police Department reported. According to district police, 17-year-old Alexandria Hernandez, an SBHS cheerleader …

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BREAKING: SBCISD dismisses cheerleader bullying allegations as ‘unsubstantiated’

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A probe conducted by San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Special Education attorneys Buechler and Associates into allegations that members of the San Benito High School varsity cheerleading squad bullied and discriminated against a handicapped teammate were dismissed as “unsubstantiated,” SBCISD Community Relations Director Celia Longoria announced via a …

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