Category: Profiles


Counselors Week

The American School Counselor Association celebrates school counselors around the nation during National School Counseling Week, February 4th-8th. This week honors school counselors for the important role they play in college, career readiness, and in helping students examine their talents, strengths, abilities, and interest. Take a moment to thank your...


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...


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...


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...

Jared Baurreta

Jared Baurreta a 15-year-old is currently a 10 grader at Jimmy Carter Early College High School. As of March 2018, Jared has earned a certificate to be a substitute. He is planning on attending  UTRGV or Michigan state to follow his career plans in education. His plan is to be a 4th Grade Math...

Jennifer Garza

Jennifer Garza Recipient of Grow with Google Challenge Scholarship. Garza will be a certified Front-End Web Developer which will arm her with HTML, CSS, Javascript and other web programming skills. •Full-time mom Full-time teacher •Candidate in Computer Science MA Program, UTRGV Mr. Silva•Dual Enrollment Teacher •Adjunct Instructor UTRGV •Journalism Advisor...

Cristian Ramirez

Cristian Ramirez Age: 14, Freshmen •Enjoys math & science •Future Engineer Plans to attend UT Austin. Mr. Silva•Dual Enrollment Teacher •Adjunct Instructor UTRGV •Journalism Advisor

Rosy Martinez

Rosy Martinez Age: 16, Sophomore •Straight A’s first semester •Netflix binger •Plays basketball & guitar Plans to attend UTRGV. Mr. Silva•Dual Enrollment Teacher •Adjunct Instructor UTRGV •Journalism Advisor

Daniel Chapa

Daniel Chapa Age: 17, Junior •NHS •FBLA •Plays basketball & guitar Plans to attend UTRGV and pursue music and mathematics. Mr. Silva•Dual Enrollment Teacher •Adjunct Instructor UTRGV •Journalism Advisor