Tag: Veterans Memorial Academy

District addresses 2011 TEA ratings

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The Texas Education Agency has rated two San Benito CISD campuses academically unacceptable, according to data obtained from a previous school year, officials confirmed. Miller Jordan Middle School and Veterans Memorial Academy both received academically unacceptable ratings, and on Friday, SBCISD Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ismael Cantu …

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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 …

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Board to decide teacher, principal assignments Thursday

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito High School principal vacancy may be filled this week. A special meeting of the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the John F. Barron Administration Building Board Room. On the agenda for that meeting are only …

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Over 30 utility pole fires reported Thursday

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com First responders with the San Benito Fire Department had their hands full early Thursday morning following numerous telephone pole fires. “We had 25 city calls, but 21 were pole fires and one of them was a wire down,” said San Benito Fire Department Chief of Operations Raul Zuniga. …

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UPDATE: Super says blown transformer led to VMA power outage

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy was without power for nearly five hours Wednesday. It was at approximately 9:30 a.m. when the lights went out at the campus, and according to San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón, the power outage was due to a transformer that …

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BREAKING: Power restored at VMA after five-hour outage

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy was without power for nearly five hours Wednesday. According to San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón, the source of the power outage was the result of a tractor striking a utility pole near the school. Students were not sent …

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