Tag: Frank Roberts Elementary

Frank Roberts ‘bully’ incident remains under investigation

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Special to the NEWS San Benito Consolidated Independent School District officials remain tightlipped regarding a December incident involving two students from Frank Roberts Elementary where one child reportedly used an item to cause injury and/or a laceration to another student. According to the official SBCISD press release, “An isolated incident at …

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Board to consider plan for struggling campus

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito CISD Board of Trustees will hold a regularly-scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11. One of the items to be discussed is the request for approval of the Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS) plan for Frank Roberts Elementary. This comes after the school received a …

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16 of 17 SBCISD campuses ‘Met Standard’

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón announced Friday that 16 of the district’s 17 campuses acquired an accountability rating of “Met Standard.” It was Frank Roberts Elementary School, according to Limón, that was the sole campus to receive a rating of “Improvement Required.” The official ratings …

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Flores takes first at nationals; SBCISD chess teams excel

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito CISD Afterschool Program has once again exhibited a strong showing at the National Chess Tournaments, including one individual who earned a first place rating. Frank Roberts Elementary, Rangerville Elementary, Fred Booth Elementary, Ed Downs Elementary, Dr. Garza Elementary and Dr. Cash Elementary competed at the …

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Landrum fine arts teacher arrested again; accused of sexually harassing fifth grader

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Two additional charges have been filed against Landrum Elementary School fine arts teacher Joe Mendez, who was arrested in September on five counts of assault, for the alleged sexual harassment of a fifth grade student. Mendez, 57, was arrested Friday, Oct. 4, and charged with two counts of class …

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BREAKING: Landrum teacher faces assault charge for allegedly kissing student

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Another San Benito educator is under investigation for inappropriate behavior with a student. San Benito Police Department Assistant Operations Chief Michael Galvan confirmed Thursday that Landrum Elementary School fine arts teacher Joe Mendez was arrested by deputies with the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office on Monday for failing to appear …

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Officials remember longtime Frank Roberts coordinator

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD students and staff are mourning the loss of one of their own. Sarah Lee Moreno, a 46-year-old technology coordinator at Frank Roberts Elementary School, died Monday, March 18 at approximately 11:30 a.m. Moreno had worked at Frank Roberts for 22 years. “She’s going to be …

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