Tag: Miller Jordan

Miller Jordan blanks B.C. 38-0 in annual Battle of Sam Houston

NEWS STAFF REPORT  In the annual “Battle of Sam Houston,” a San Benito tradition to close the middle school football season, Miller Jordan left no doubt. The Cougars’ 8th grade Black team scored early and often to blank Berta Cabaza’s purple team, 38-0 on Saturday morning at Bobby Morrow Stadium. Miller came out determined and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2015/11/04/miller-jordan-blanks-b-c-38-0-in-annual-battle-of-sam-houston/

Trustees react to educators’ charges

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Another San Benito educator was arrested this week on child molestation charges. David Noyola, Band Director at Miller Jordan Middle School of San Benito, was arrested on Aug. 13, for sexually assaulting a minor – this after former San Benito CISD educator, Jose N. Mendez Jr., was accused …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2014/08/15/trustees-react-to-educators-charges/

MJMS band director accused of sexual assault of a child

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com On August 13, David Noyola, Band Director of Miller Jordan Middle School in San Benito, was arrested by Rio Hondo Police Department for alleged sexual assault on a minor. Regarding this arrest, San Benito CISD Community Relations Director Celia Longoria has issued the following statement: “A San Benito …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2014/08/14/mjms-band-director-accused-of-sexual-assault-of-a-child/

CONSIDER THIS: Why Miller Made the Grade and Cantu Failed

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com If you were to corner local officials about the controversy that currently plagues San Benito, some would point to scandals in Brownsville, Progreso or any other city equal or greater in disrepute than the community they’re entrusted to serve and implement policy. In San Benito, a great number of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2014/04/12/consider-this-why-miller-made-the-grade-and-cantu-failed/

CONSIDER THIS: Miller Jordan deserves better

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The years 1992 to 1995 were important to me. It was a time when Nirvana, Pearl Jam and U2—three of my favorite bands—dominated the charts, ruled the airwaves and were in heavy rotation on MTV; the Dallas Cowboys were winning Super Bowls and Sega Genesis gamers everywhere were in …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/08/31/consider-this-miller-jordan-deserves-better/

SBCISD students ID’d as victims in ex-choir teacher case

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Affidavits of arrest filed with Justice of the Peace David Garza’s office indicate that a former San Benito choir teacher arrested last year for online solicitation of a minor, a case involving a Harlingen juvenile, has also been accused of victimizing students attending Berta Cabaza and Miller Jordan Middle …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/08/24/sbcisd-students-idd-as-victims-in-ex-choir-teacher-case/

22 teachers hired; principal reassignments expected

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A total of 22 secondary teachers were hired at a special meeting of the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees on Tuesday, July 2, but more personnel changes may still be in the district’s future. Interim Superintendent Alfonso Obregón discussed the possibility of there being one or two …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/07/05/22-teachers-hired-principal-reassignments-expected/

Student performances highlight Mariachi, Orchestra concert

By JOE BOCANEGRA Special to the NEWS Citizens were treated to a night of music as the San Benito CISD String Orchestra and the San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy Mariachi Band held a joint concert on Thursday. The first half of the concert consisted of sixth graders from the three San Benito area middle schools: …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/06/01/student-performances-highlight-mariachi-orchestra-concert/

BACK TO BACK: SBHS scores second consecutive state chess title

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com They did it again. The San Benito High School chess team secured a state championship for the second straight year at last weekend’s state chess tournament in McAllen. Many other local campuses also qualified for the National Chess Tournaments scheduled in Tennessee next month. SBHS took last year’s …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/03/29/back-to-back-sbhs-scores-second-consecutive-chess-title/

MJMS chess team makes all the right moves

The Miller Jordan Middle School chess team, which recently competed at the Region 8 Chess Tournament in Los Fresnos, is shown. The team – composed of sixth, seventh and eighth graders – took home second place in the Middle School Division. The chess players will compete at the State Chess Tournament to be held in McAllen on Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24. Not pictured are Chess Coach Roberto Miramontes and Chess Sponsor Terry Padilla. (Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2013/02/15/mjms-chess-team-makes-all-the-right-moves/