Tag: San Benito High School

CONSIDER THIS: Something to cheer for

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com I’ve recently been asked for my thoughts on the controversy surrounding the San Benito High School varsity cheerleaders and the allegations that they’ve bullied and discriminated against a handicapped squad member. Understand that there have already been so many opinions shared about the issue that one more may very …

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CHEER DRAMA: T-shirt controversy leads to physical altercation reported at SBHS pep rally

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Controversy stemming from a dispute over a t-shirt erupted into a physical altercation at the San Benito High School pep rally on Friday between a varsity cheerleader and a parent. Colleen Duncan, 52, confirmed on Tuesday that she has filed a report with the San Benito Consolidated Independent School …

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71st Annual Pigskin Jubilee on tap Saturday

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com For the San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band, competing at Pigskin is no longer about earning a Division 1 rating—it’s about showing off. As one of 24 bands slated to perform at the 71st Annual Pigskin Jubilee on Saturday, Oct. 19, the SBHS outfit will aim to …

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SBHS in online contest to promote safe driving

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School is one of over 3,000 schools across the country that has entered a contest to help promote safer driving. “The basic idea is that State Farm (contest sponsor) wants to encourage students, and really everybody, to make safe driving choices,” said William Brown, a …

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BREAKING: Eight students in bus accident transported to hospital

NEWS Staff Report A school bus accident reported early this morning led to numerous students of the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District being transported to a local hospital. According to SBCISD officials, the bus was carrying students from Riverside Middle School, San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy and San Benito High School. The incident was …

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San Benito to host Pre-Pigskin Saturday

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Thirty high school marching bands from throughout the Rio Grande Valley will converge at Bobby Morrow Stadium Saturday to perform in the annual Pre-Pigskin Jubilee. The event will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Oct. 12 in San Benito, thus making this the fourth year in which the event referred …

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Cavazos in NY interning for UN

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com She’s just a small town girl, living in the not so lonely world of New York City. Nora Lisa Cavazos, 25, a 2006 graduate of San Benito High School is currently working an internship with the United Nations in New York City, N.Y. while pursuing her master’s degree …

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Ortiz closer to becoming a teacher

By ELADIO JAIMEZ Special to the NEWS When she was 4 years old, Beatrice Ortiz would set up her dolls in front of a small chalkboard and pretend she was a teacher. Now 23, Ortiz is closer to fulfilling her childhood dream thanks to Texas State Technical College and the University Center. Ortiz is slated …

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STAAR results show schools ‘Met Standard’

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) results have been released, and every school within the San Benito CISD achieved a “Met Standard” rating. “In the past, we used to have ratings that were referred to as a campus being Exemplary, which is the highest rating; …

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‘HOW WE ROLL’ – Greyhound Band unveils modern show at summit

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito High School Greyhound Marching Band has commenced preparations for the upcoming season, and expectations are very high given the program’s first-ever state qualification last year. In order to get the most out of the limited time they have before football season officially kicks off, a …

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