American Association League Game Recaps for Friday July 18th

Courtesy Pointstreak Communications, Rockland 7, Lincoln 4 The Rockland Boulders took down the Lincoln Saltdogs 7-4 after a 10-run effort from the awesome. Four Rockland batters had multi-hit games against the Saltdog pitching staff including 1B Jerod Edmondson and 3B Stephen Cardullo. Edmondson hit his sixth homer of the season out of the cleanup spot and Cardullo doubled for the 16th time of the season in a 2-4 night out of the six-spot. Greg Terhune picked up the win for Rockland after striking out nine Saltdog batters over seven innings of work. Quebec 5, Grand Prairie 3 The Quebec Capitales used a four-run sixth inning to take down the ...

United ISD Names Several Administrators to Director Posts

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,  United Independent School District Superintendent Roberto J. Santos is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been named to various administrative positions within the District.  These individuals and their positions were approved during a Special Called Meeting of the Board of Trustees held on July 16, at the Central Office Boardroom located at 201 Lindenwood Drive.  They are as follows:    ·         Cristina Casanova - Director of Student Assessment Program ·         Judith M. Garcia - Director of Instructional Technology ·         Elouisa Diaz - Director of Elementary Education Casanova, who is currently a Testing Coordinator for the District, will oversee the planning, design ...

Four Lemurs Named to American Association All-Star Team

Courtesy Bill Harrington, Laredo, TX – The American Association has announced the 2014 All-Star teams. The 2014 All-Star game will be played on Tuesday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. Central time at Shaw Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba and will match a North All-Star team against a South All-Star team with four Laredo Lemurs being named to the South team. The South team is made up of players from the American Association’s South division teams, the Lincoln Saltdogs and Kansas City T-Bones on the Central division, and the New Jersey Jackals and Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League. League managers and media members voted ...


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American Association League Game Recaps for Friday July 18th

Courtesy Pointstreak Communications,
Rockland 7, Lincoln 4
The Rockland Boulders took down the Lincoln Saltdogs 7-4 after a 10-run effort from the awesome. Four Rockland batters had multi-hit games against the Saltdog pitching staff including 1B Jerod Edmondson and 3B Stephen Cardullo. Edmondson hit his sixth homer of the season out of the cleanup spot and Cardullo doubled for the 16th time of the season in a 2-4 night out of the six-spot. Greg Terhune picked up the win for Rockland after striking out nine Saltdog batters over seven innings of work.
Quebec 5, Grand Prairie 3
The Quebec …

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United ISD Names Several Administrators to Director Posts

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,

 United Independent School District Superintendent Roberto J. Santos is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been named to various administrative positions within the District.  These individuals and their positions were approved during a Special Called Meeting of the Board of Trustees held on July 16, at the Central Office Boardroom located at 201 Lindenwood Drive.
 They are as follows:   
·         Cristina Casanova – Director of Student Assessment Program
·         Judith M. Garcia – Director of Instructional Technology
·         Elouisa Diaz – Director of Elementary Education
Casanova, who is currently a …

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Four Lemurs Named to American Association All-Star Team

Courtesy Bill Harrington,

Laredo, TX – The American Association has announced the 2014 All-Star teams. The 2014 All-Star game will be played on Tuesday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. Central time at Shaw Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba and will match a North All-Star team against a South All-Star team with four Laredo Lemurs being named to the South team.
The South team is made up of players from the American Association’s South division teams, the Lincoln Saltdogs and Kansas City T-Bones on the Central division, and the New Jersey Jackals and Rockland …

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UISD Discipline Management Team at Chicago Conference

Courtesy Alex Meyer,
(Laredo, Tx)-Annette Perez, UISD Director of Discipline Management, was accompanied by her group of District Gang Facilitators when she attended the National Conference for School Discipline in Chicago Ill.
While there, Ms. Perez and her entourage presented and discussed some of the protocols that are utilized by the District to address girl-bullying, which includes direct intervention, student and parent education, safety plans, and a district-wide curriculum. The conference was held June 29-July 2.

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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,

Visiting Cultural Presentations from San Luis Potosi, Mexico
 Laredo, Tx-  Each year the Laredo International Sister Cities Festival has featured some type of performance, many times offered by the visiting delegations from Mexico.  This year the stage has non-stop action, with cultural and traditional all-American variety through the three-day free event that opens at 10 a.m. from July 18-20, 2014 at the Laredo Energy Arena.
 Stage performance schedule (subject to change):
 Friday, July 18:
 9:00 a.m. ―     opening ceremony and ribbon cutting event
 12 noon – 1:30 p.m. ―
 Texas A&M International …