Category: School Pride

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Community Impact Documentary: Region 1 ESL Educator

Students in Mr. Silva’s 1311 dual enrollment Introduction to communication class met with and documented the work of a Region 1 ESL educator.  Group members Luis A. Pecina, Sergio Saturno, Randy Morales, Reymond Pequeno, focused on the work of Rodrigo Falcon, a teacher at ESL Region 1 teaches English to non-native speakers...

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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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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...

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Anti-Bullying Pep-rally

Student Council and Student government members, directed by Junior teacher, Mr. Bernal, organized the Anti-Bullying Pep-Rally. The reason this event took place was to raise awareness against bullying and to celebrate the school’s overall hard work. The pep-rally was held in JCECHS Gym, Friday, October 5th. The pep-rally began with...

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JCECHS Selected As Blue Ribbon School

One of the biggest accomplishments a school can achieve is being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School. It is a nation-wide recognition based on academic performance or overcoming achievement struggles for students. To meet this status, the school must first be nominated by the U.S. Department of Education. Once nominated,...