Category: School Pride

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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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Local Author Speaks to Her Own, Early College Students

Author Katelyn Renteria made an appearance at Jimmy Carter Early College High School and spoke to Top Readers about her book, The Other Side of the Law, and the road to authorship. Renteria attended school in Los Fresnos and provides a unique local perspective to teens and young adults. Ivan...

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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,...

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Athlete of the Month

Celso Garcia, Junior at Jimmy Carter Early College High School, has been elected Athlete of the Month by the Red Gold News publication. Celso plays defense in the varsity soccer team at Juarez Lincoln High School, his designated high school. Not only does he practice in the mornings for Juarez...

 JIMMY CARTER EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL NAMED TO EDUCATIONAL RESULTS PARTNERSHIP HONOR ROLL

Texas School Recognized for High Achievement in Student Success by a National Campaign of Business and Education Leaders LA JOYA, TX-MAY 2018 today announced that it has been named to the 2017 – 2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for its high achievement and student success. The program, sponsored by...

The Universe Inside

Submitted by: Miranda Vasquez The Universe Inside This year, the art teacher, Mrs. Valle, held the first Art Appreciation Gallery Walk, where the work of her students is proudly displayed on the walls. Many of the projects were made using eggshells and/or regular paper. However, the most eye catching pieces...

The Bird of Life

Submitted by: Brittney Garza The Bird of Life The piece I chose for the art gallery review is the one with a bird. It was done with leaves, rocks, sticks and color paper. It’s very colorful and includes warm and cool colors. At the far left, there is rocks and...

Beauty in the sea

Submitted by: Robert Ortiz “Beauty in the sea” There was many pieces of artwork that were displayed in the art gallery walk. But there was an artwork in particular that really caught my attention. This art piece consisted of three small pieces that looked like they were made out of...