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LISD renovations are heading to South Laredo

LISD renovations are heading to South Laredo

November 11, 2019

Laredo Independent School District is planning on improving both Dr. Leo G. Gigarroa High School and Dr. Joaquin G. Cigarroa Middle School, including accompanying schools.  The district began the discussion for the remodeling back in February 2018 when there was a bond proposition of $150 millio...

Cigarroa seniors attend the VMT Voter Registration Drive

Cigarroa seniors attend the VMT Voter Registration Drive

October 27, 2018

Voting is a hard-won right involving many sacrifices, a VMT social studies teacher explained. “The most important right of the United States of America is to have the right to vote for what we want for our country. Our early generations made many sacrifices to get us our voting rights. It’ll be...

Conference changes won’t stop students from succeeding

Conference changes won’t stop students from succeeding

September 13, 2018

“When we found out that we moved up to 6A I was shocked. That meant we were going against the 6A schools which have very good bands,” said Catherine Benavides, a junior Nixon High band member. Nixon High School moved up to 6A this year, a major change. The school went from conference 5A to 6A...

Martin ties Cigarroa in soccer match

Martin ties Cigarroa in soccer match

February 12, 2016

Martin and Cigarroa tie in a soccer match February 2nd at Shirley stadium.

VMT students perform for potential future students during recruiting

VMT students perform for potential future students during recruiting

January 28, 2016

Students from VMT came together to perform for potential future students coming from Cigarroa and Memorial middle schools interested in undertaking a fine art.

VMT recruits students from Memorial and Cigarroa for next year

VMT recruits students from Memorial and Cigarroa for next year

January 25, 2016

VMT recruits students from Memorial and Cigarroa middle schools at the Civic Center on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Cigarroa High School earns 1st division UIL Marching Band Contest superior rating

Victoria Cardenas, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

It’s my last year at Cigarroa High School in the marching band color guard. We have worked our butts off. We’ve been practicing since May and started in July with the whole band outside from 5 in the afternoon to 8 at night. Every week day we are in the scorching hot sun practicing with sweat, sunburns, and tears. Learning our coordinates on the field trying desperately to make it to our spots in 16 counts while trying to look graceful or Jazz running across the field in 8 counts while doing routine and smiling all...

Cheerleading isn’t just for girls!

Cheerleading isn’t just for girls!

October 2, 2014

If they say that cheerleading is just for girls that isn’t truth. The first cheerleading squad in the world only involved male cheerleaders also known as yell leaders. Not every cheerleader has to be a girl. Yes, girl cheerleaders can do flips, fly, jump, and do the scorpion but think of it this ...

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