Category: Education

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Two Political Beasts

Democrats, support government spending on social services (social security, Medicare, welfare programs) rather than military.  Republicans believe citizens should take more responsibility for themselves to prevent the government from becoming too involved. A key difference between Democrats and Republicans is how Democrats are more open to “radical” ideas, whereas Republicans...

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October’s Teacher of the Month

Eliza Navarro, an outstanding English teacher at Jimmy Carter Early College High School, has been voted Teacher of the Month by Red Gold News. Ms. Navarro is someone who focuses on student success by being a guide and teaching individuals valuable lessons to be successful in the future. She helps...

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Sol Garcia

Sol Garcia, born with a book in her hand, is the first Top Reader for this school year. During the summer, she read a total of 10 chapter books. Now that the school year has begun, she has to find a balance between schoolwork and reading for herself. The highest...

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UIL

University Interscholastic League (UIL) is an organization that organizes competitions between schools. UIL allows students to show their knowledge and be recognized. Mrs. Camarillo, UIL coordinator, said,“ UIL is an organization that gives the students a lot of motivation, and it focuses on what they want to be later in...

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Carter Profile of Excellence: Susan Silva

Avid club president, cheerleader, and reporter for the Red Gold News, Susan Silva, is working on a series of podcasts, enthusiastically, that will be shown in the Red Gold news web page.  When asked how she felt about the new project, Silva said, “ I really do love what I’m...

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English Teacher Wins $4,000

On, Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Mrs. Leslie Gonzalez, 9th grade English teacher, was awarded a grant of $4,000 from the Educational Excellence Foundation. This foundation’s purpose is to provide students with financial support for educational necessities. Mrs. Gonzalez said, “The grant offers great opportunities for teachers to increase the learning...

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Jimmy Carter Got Talent

Alberto Lopez is currently a junior. His hobbies are running and playing soccer. In this video, he is doing a triple jump for track and field. Albert said, “I am tired of school and running frees me from all my stress.” Susan Silva is a sophomore, and she has a...

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Teddy Bears Needed

This month, Carter’s NHS is trying to collect teddy bears or any comforting toys for the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas (CACTX), located in Edinburg. Cecilia Martinez, a 2016 JCEC graduate, came up with this project for the children who are in need of the CACTX. The program offers its...

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First UIL Meet

On Saturday, October 19, 2018, this year’s first UIL meet took place at Palmview HS. This meet was a huge success for Jimmy Carter ECHS, placing 2nd sweepstakes overall. Congratulations to all of the winners!