Tag: Rio Hondo High School

High school students tour SpaceX

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Rio Hondo High School students visited SpaceX facilities in Boca Chica on Thursday, April 1. RHHS students, along with other high schools from the Valley, were invited to tour SpaceX facilities at Boca Chica. Earlier this month, high school students from Los Fresnos toured the facilities, Rio Hondo ISD Superintendent Roger …

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MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Front lines of Bobcat defense keys tremendous unit into playoffs

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Need proof of just how good of a defense the Rio Hondo Bobcats have this season? Look at the numbers: 172 yards allowed per game (tops in the Valley), 30 forced turnovers (including 22 fumbles) and nearly 80 sacks as a unit in 10 regular …

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Teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – A Rio Hondo High School teacher is under investigation after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student, according to reports. Rio Hondo ISD officials released a statement on Tuesday, Sept. 30, confirming an internal investigation into the teacher, who has been placed on leave. …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rio Hondo cross country athletes in action

(RHISD photos) Rio Hondo High School cross country athletes Joey Garza, Angel Castro, Christian Vargas, Kelsey Landrum, Lexi Gonzalez, Lauren Rodriguez and Zoe Gonzalez are seen in a group photo after medaling at a Harlingen tournament. Also pictured are various scenes from the Dog Pound meet in San Benito. For more information, pick up the …

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RHHS band treats parents to Summer Showcase

By MATHEW ZUÑIGA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – The award-winning and ever-entertaining Rio Hondo High School Marching Band held its Sumer Showcase and Squad Competition for parents and spectators on Thursday, Aug. 21. First-year head band director Benjamin Keltner introduced spectators to the goings-on of a typical band practice and had a special …

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Rio Hondo to launch end-of-summer league

By MATHEW ZUÑIGA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Rio Hondo High School is now registering teams for an end-of-summer basketball league. RHHS head basketball coach Jose Guzman has hosted similar summer camps, tournaments and leagues for more than 10 years. The season begins when all team slots are filled. Currently, there are three …

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RHHS band moves forward despite leadership change

By MATHEW ZUÑIGA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Clarinets are whistling, drums are beating and flags are being tossed. It can only mean one thing: band season is here. For Rio Hondo High School, this means the beginning of a new era. Former RHHS band director John Garza announced his departure on July …

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RHHS Class of 2014 Graduates

The Rio Hondo High School class of 2014 held its graduation ceremony Friday, May 30 at Bobcat Stadium in Rio Hondo, where seniors received their diplomas.

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RHHS seniors receive diplomas; valedictorian, salutatorian relish moment

By MATHEW ZUÑIGA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Rio Hondo High School hosted its graduation ceremony Friday evening as the campus’ seniors prepared to move on to higher education and workforce opportunities… but not before saying their final goodbyes to some of their classmates. This year’s class of 2014 has no shortage of …

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Rio Hondo Powerlifters ‘Raise the Bar’

Members of the Rio Hondo High School boys and girls powerlifting teams are pictured; they are: (first row, from left to right) Stephen Dorado, John Reyes, Alan Alfaro, Ralph Zapata, Julian Ortega, Isaiah Heredia, Caleb Robertson; (second row) Coach Sauceda, Abram Ramirez, Roel Benitez, Joey Guzman, Heliseo Guerrero, Julian Flores, Coach Garza; (third row) Mando Ruvio, Daniel Flores, Pedro Alvarez, Javier Guzman, Manny Hernandez, Joey Guzman; (fourth row) Rebekah Medieros, Amber Benitez, Shelby Lara, Tracy Escamilla, Briana Acevedo and Crystal Olivarez. Not pictured are Rebecca Acevedo, Alyssa Vega and Makayla Reyes. In the 2014 THSWPA State Powerlifting Championships, Crystal Olivarez placed second place (132 pound division); Shelby Lara placed 15th (165) and Amber Benitez placed 10th (198). Rio Hondo powerlifters, as teams, have placed at 2014 meets no lower than sixth place.

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