Classes begin Wednesday for new school year

Classes begin Wednesday for new school year
Posted on 08/13/2019
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The doors will be opened for nearly 11,000 Los Fresnos CISD students when classes begin Wednesday, August 14, for the 2019-20 school year.

More than 900 Los Fresnos CISD teachers will report to work Wednesday, Aug. 7, in preparation for the start of classes for the 2019-20 school year.

Classes begin Wednesday, Aug. 14, for almost 11,000 students at the 14 campuses.

Los Fresnos CISD is entering its fourth year as a District of Innovation, which allows for an earlier start dates which leads to an earlier finish date in May, and allows for an easier college enrollment process for December and May graduates.

There are minor changes to the 2019-20 Academic calendar from the previous year. Students will have the following holidays:

  • Labor Day, Sept. 2
  • Columbus Day, Oct. 14
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 25-29
  • Christmas: Dec. 13-Jan. 3
  • Spring Break: March 16-20
  • Easter Break: April 10-13
  • Memorial Day: May 25

The last class day is May 28. The LFHS Class of 2020 Commencement is scheduled May 30.

Teachers reported to work Aug. 7 for Convocation and will participate in Professional Learning activities leading up to the first class day. Their remaining schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday and Friday Aug. 8-9: Professional learning, district-level, all day, locations throughout district.
  • Monday, Aug. 12: Professional learning (campus-level), respective campuses, all day
  • Tuesday, Aug. 13: Teacher work day, individual campuses; Meet-the-Teacher events, elementary schools, throughout the afternoon.
There are several new principals or principals at new locations for the new school year:
  • Veronica Grimaldo, Los Fresnos Elementary School
  • Rosemary Leal, Olmito Elementary School
  • Mary Chavez, Rancho Verde Elementary
  • Laura Treviño, Dora Romero Elementary
  • Maria Elisa Pineda, Resaca Middle School
  • William Roach, Los Fresnos United
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