Congratulations to Yuliet, Miranda, & Victor for placing 2nd place team for Literary Criticism at the UIL-Alexander Meet. Yuliet took 1st and Miranda took 3rd. 👏👏👏👏🎉🎉🎉
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Do you know Maria Sepulveda? GECHS Campus Spotlight: Mrs. Maria Sepulveda is a custodian at GECHS. She has been working with LISD for 25 years. Mrs. Sepulveda worked her first three years as a part-time cafeteria staff at Kawas Elem. before becoming a custodian. She has worked at GECHS for most of her 25 years. Mrs. Sepulveda says that being a custodian can be a lot of work, but keeping a clean and safe environment for all students, faculty, and staff is satisfying. Being a custodian also helps her stay active and interact with everyone. #PhoenixPride
GECHS students volunteered at the Memorial Middle School UIL Invitational Meet. #PhoenixPride
Congratulations to the following students that place in UIL Science: 2nd Place Team: Luis Arriaga, Kelsey Castro, Pablo Guzman 12th Grade 1st place, 2nd Place overall: Luis Arriaga 12th Grade 2nd Place, 3rd Place Overall: Kelsey Castro 11th Grade 2nd Place: Pablo Guzman 11th Grade 5th Place Jaden Maldonado Sponsor: Mrs. L. Madriaga
Congratulations to the following students that place in UIL Spelling. 1st place: Mia Cuevas 5th place: Sophia Madrigal 1st place team Mia Cuevas Sophia Madrigal Mykayla Flores Sponsor: Mrs. K. Ramirez
GECHS seniors attended an Early College Fair at Heights Elementary School. They shared their experiences taking dual enrollment courses at TAMIU with the elementary students. Our students provided them with insight into their college majors and future careers. This was a great opportunity to show the elementary students how to start their journey toward educational success. #PhoenixPride
GECHS’s seniors are starting to receive their university acceptance letters. Mía Ramírez was accepted to St. Mary’s University and Joyce Guizar was accepted to University of Houston. We are so proud of their collegiate achievements. #PhoenixPride
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at LISD! LISD welcomed the holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony along with live performances by school cheerleaders, dance teams, bands, choir, and of course Santa Claus made a special appearance for the children..
Garcia Early College Superintendent Advisory Council had a meeting today. Afterward, the students went to Sanchez-Ochoa, Ligarde, and D.D. Hachar Elementary and read to students. #LISD/PhoenixPride
12 Days of Christmas starting tomorrow! Let's have a holly, jolly time! Wear your favorite Team shirt or jersey tomorrow!!!
The DEADLINE to apply to Hector J. Garcia Early College High School for the academic school year 2024-2025 is approaching. DEADLINE is this Friday, December 1, 2023 by 5:00PM. You can find the application on our school website, https://earlycollege.elisd.org/ or click the link below to fill-out the application. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact the school at 956-273-7700. https://rb.gy/9diwvr
GECHS’s seniors are starting to receive their university acceptance letters. Uriel Ancona was accepted to University of the Incarnate World, Jacob Benavides Accepted to UTSA, and Alexis Fuentes The University of Texas at Dallas acceptance We are so proud of their collegiate achievements. #PhoenixPride
STARN College Fair 11th and 12th grade students visited with representatives from 15 colleges across Texas. This was a great opportunity for seniors to speak to representatives and submit transcripts and for our juniors to start exploring college opportunities.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at LISD! Join us for the lighting of the LISD Christmas Tree Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the LISD Performing Arts Complex Foyer and Auditorium located at 2400 San Bernardo Ave.
Kisha Revelo was recognized as November Youth of the Month by the United States Border Patrol. She was accompanied by her parents. #PhoenixPride Mrs. Taboada, Principal Ms. Alaniz, Counselor Ms. Gaona, Teacher
Do you know Ms. Marla Carrillo Alaniz? GECHS Campus Spotlight: Marla Carrillo Alaniz serves as the Hector J Garcia Early College High School Counselor for grades 9-12. This is her 14th year as a high school counselor and her 4th year with LISD. She earned a bachelors degree in Communication Arts from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Masters of Science degree in School Counseling from Texas A&M International University. Ms. Alaniz enjoys assisting students navigate from high school to college. She is happy to witness them achieve their academic and personal goals while cultivating their leadership skills. One of the most rewarding aspects of her work is the opportunity to make a positive impact on the students’ lives and future endeavors. #PhoenixPride
Classes resume tomorrow. Don't forget it's #MaroonMonday. Show your school #PhoenixPride!
Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving to all from the GECHS Family!
Thank you Big Buck 98.1 for inviting Mrs. Taboada & Ms. Alaniz to the radio station to share what our school has to offer. Super Proud of our student, Uriel, a.k.a Billy Da Kidd! #PhoenixPride #BillyDaKidd