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 Congratulations to the students that placed 1st at the Rio Grande Valley District Leadership Development Event and have advanced to the area round of completion to be held in Kingsville on Monday November 23, 2015!

 1st        Sr. Creed Speaking --    Matthew Salinas     

 1st        Sr. FFA Quiz -- Darren Kotzur,  Brody Hill,  and  Brittany Keller  

1st         Jr. Chapter Conducting   -- Andrea Garcia,  Armando J. Garza, Anelle Pequeno,   Sarah Solis,   Cassandra Flores,   Casey Cerda,  Marco Moreno,   Marco Pena  

ENHS had 9 students participate at the TMEA Pre-Area Auditions this past Saturday. We have 4 students who placed in the top five chairs and this has qualified them to move on to the Area round in January giving them the chance to place in the 2015-2016 Texas All-State Choir.  We also had 2 students place  as first alternates.  Saturday Academies will not take place Nov. 21 or Nov. 28.  The final Saturday for the Fall Semester will take place on Dec. 5th.  

 Matthew Salinas, Sophomore           Tenor 1 - 1st chair

Jonathan Salinas, Junior                  Tenor 1 - 2nd chair

Vanessa Guzman, Junior                  Alto 2 - 2nd chair

Mariah Ramos, Junior                      Soprano 1 - 5th chair

Mariachi Oro de ENHS had 8 students make the TMEA All Region Mariachi.

 Name                                    Instrument         Rank

Miguel Aguirre                  tenor/vocal        1st chair, Group B

Noah Galloso                     vihuela                 3rd chair, Group A

Angela Llanes                    violin                     1st chair, Group A

Marithza Lopez                 violin                     alternate

Maria Ochoa                      violin                     7th chair, Group B

Giselle Sanchez                 violin                     10th chair, Group A

Jose Luis Torres                violin                     11th chair, Group A

Eberth Vasquez                guitar                    5th chair, Group B

The orchestra secured a total of 7 chairs in the All Region Orchestra including the 1st chair 1st Violin also known as the Concert Master (or in this case Concert Mistress) position.

 Angela Llanes Concertmistress

Daniel Seitz 1st Violin 6th Chair

Mariana Heibert 1st Violin 8th Chair

Maria Ochoa 1st Violin 18th Chair

Adrian Nacianceno Violin 3rd Alternate

Giselle Izaguirre Viola 11th Chair

Naila Bravo Cello 7th Chair


Karla Hinojosa has been named the Rio Grande Valley Cross Country Girls “Coach of the Year”   The ENHS community is very proud of you!


Tutors are available in the library before and after school as well as during the lunch periods to assist students with homework.  Students should bring notes or textbook along with assignment.

Attendance matters!  Please make sure your son or daughter is in school every day.  Our attendance percentages went up slightly this week; however, we did not meet our goal.  Let's ensure that all students are in class every day.


Progress reports will be run on Friday, Oct. 23. You can access through Skyward and paper copies will be sent home the following week.

The next TSI testing date is Nov. 14. Be sure to sign up at  the Financial Aid Office. 


Seniors who still have NOT tested for SAT or ACT can stop by the Financial Aid Office to register for the November or December test dates as soon as possible.


Saturday Academies are taking place in the 300 hallway.  All December retesters should be coming to Saturday Academies. The target audience is about 500 students. The turn out this week dipped under 100 students. Breakfast and transportation will be provided.


Congratulations to the Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams on the District Championships!  So proud of the dedication and hard work!

Congratulations to the Lady Cougars on their wins against Edinburg High and Weslaco during the week of Oct. 12-17.  Their next game is Saturday, Oct. 24 at Pharr Memorial.

The Mighty Cougar football team has an open week followed by a trip to PSJA to play Pharr Memorial.  Go Cougars!

 Wow! What a fantastic way to begin the UIL season! This weekend, ENHS competed in the Robert Vela High School Math/Science Invitational. Overall, our students worked together to capture the 1st place sweepstakes trophy. Each of our four competing teams also received first place! (Number Sense, Math, Science, and Calculator) Individual stand-outs included:

Javier Garcia (12th): 1st  place Number Sense, Calculator, Team Chemistry, Math

Alejandro Garcia (10th): 1st  place Number Sense, Calculator 

Christopher Rios (12th): Top Biology, Team Chemistry 

Audrey Vega (11th): 1st  place Calculator, Math



Congratulations to the Mighty Cougar Band for earning Division I ratings at Pigskin this weekend!  The makes 25 years of consecutive Division I ratings!  Way to go students, directors, staff, and parents!


FCCLA had a great leadership conference. The ENHS team came away with 4 silver Medals (Lori Ruiz- Education and Training, Michelle Monreal-Hospitality, Alyssa Martinez-Parliamentary Procedure, Taylor Molina-Parliamentary Procedure) 7 bronze medals (Jacqueline Ramirez-Step One, Biridiana Nieves-Step One, Yahaira Valdez-Parliamentary Procedure, Perla Reymundo-Parliamentary Procedures, Lizath Cavazos- Education and Training, Sarah Whitesides-Education and Training, Jasmyne Ramos-Education and Training) and a big trophy(Team Leadership Scavenger hunt.) Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to the ENHS Choir members who qualified for the district choir.  Nine students also qualified for the Regional Choir. Vanessa Guzman and Matthew Salinas are currently ranked 1st in their sections for the Regional Choir.  Great job students and directors!

Jesus Pena, 12, was selected to the TMEA All-Region Jazz Band on Bass Trombone.


Nondiscrimination Statement: It is the policy of Edinburg CISD not to discriminate on the basis of sex, age, handicap, religion, race, color, or national origin in its educational programs.

Declaración de antidiscriminación: Es póliza del Distrito Escolar de Edinburg el no discriminar por razones con base en sexo, edad, religión, raza, color, nacionalidad, ni discapacidad dentro de sus programas educacionales.