Tag: students

San Benito Police Enforce Curfew Over Holiday

San Benito (KFXV) — Police are reinforcing a curfew in the fight against juvenile delinquency. Official have implemented the city ordinance where children under the age of 18 are prohibited of being in the streets during the late hours of the night. Authorities recognize that during the holiday season there is a high risk that students engage in more serious crimes such as burglary, and damages to property– that may have serious repercussions with the...

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Student Who Fell Out of School Bus Committed Suicide

Harlingen (KFXV) — New details in the death of a student who fell from a moving school bus. According to authorities in Edinburg, the 14 year old’s death is being considered a suicide. The identity of the victim will not be revealed. The young man was traveling with a group of fellow students on a field trip to UT-RGV when the incident happened Monday morning. Students and staff are receiving psychological support by the district to overcome this tragic...

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Fake school cancellation messages latest salvo from internet clowns

Mission (KFXV) – Messages circulating on social media about the cancellation of classes are completely false according to authorities. These messages originated because of threats of clowns on social media, and although classes are not cancelled, they do advise to be aware and take necessary precautions. Authorities say that these threats shouldn’t affect the community or students in any way. The police department and the school district are working together to make sure schools are safe and children are...

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Community Mourns the Loss of Donna ISD Coach

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) –Today authorities identified the body of a man who lost his life after an accident. Brownsville resident 29 year old Jason Garcia. Jason Garcia spent his days alongside students sharing his passion for sports. Today we spoke to Ramiro Leal, Head Coach at Donna High School, the same place where Jason worked as Assistant Coach. This was the scene of the fatal accident Monday afternoon after this pickup truck crashed into this traffic unit providing traffic control for a street sweeping crew on Expressway 83. Jason was declared dead at the scene where San Benito Police say...

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Texas Workforce Commission Awards $92,000 Grant to La Joya ISD Academy of Health Science Professions

La Joya, TX – On September 29, 2016, The La Joya ISD Academy of Health Science Professions received a JET (Jobs and Education for Texans) grant from the Texas Workforce Commission in the amount of $92,539.00. The grant is open to public community and technical colleges, and to independent school districts, for programs that focus on supporting new, emerging industries or high-demand occupations. For the LJISD Academy of Health Science Professions the grant will help purchase and install medical equipment to provide 214 students in the medical profession with training for nursing assistants. “With this contribution we will be...

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