UCISD: Benchmark exams show signs of academic growth

In an effort to make determinations for closing the learning gaps widened by the COVID-19 pandemic, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District officials are looking to results from benchmark exams as one indicator of student success. According to UCISD deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction Michael Rodriguez, results from fall 2020 benchmark exams, administered to third- through eighth-graders, indicate signs of […]

Homeowner seeking permit to fence out hungry deer

A Uvalde resident has applied for a permit to construct an 8-foot game fence on his property to keep out the deer that have made a shambles of his landscaping. According to Ed Stanfield, who lives near the Uvalde High School on South Ashby Drive, deer routinely follow the Leona riverbed into town from the north and then fan out […]

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Lobos seek third district softball win

The Uvalde Lobos will be seeking their third District 30-4A win of the 2021 softball season as they travel to play the Pearsall Lady Mavericks tonight at Pearsall. Varsity action is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity match. Pearsall enters play tonight sporting a 2-0 district record. The Lady Mavs, […]

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