Congratulations Miguel Madrigal, Jr for receiving the LCC Nursing Assistant Program Merit Award and the Mary Alice Lopez Award.
National Nurses Appreciation Week: Thank you AHS nurses!
Ms. Lerma's class attends a Mock Trial day at Judge Oscar J. Hale's Court
Alexander Freshman competes in Regional UIL Spelling Competition at UTSA
Ruben Andrew Riojas, a freshman student at J.B.
Alexander in Laredo, Texas competed in UIL Spelling competition at UTSA on May
2, 2014 and achieved a 5th place out of 89 participants comprised
mainly of seniors.
He is the only Laredo student in this Spelling
competition event that has been selected as an alternate for State competition
to be held in Austin at the University Of Texas this month of May.
Ruben is the son of proud parents Ruben and Theresa
Riojas, brother to loving sister Victoria Riojas, grandson to the late Ignacio
Riojas and Teresa Riojas of Laredo and Dr. Alberto Olivares and Norma Olivares
of Kingsville, Texas.
From Left to Right : Adam De La Garza, Caitlin Laurel, Renee Amesquita, and Alfredo Arias
Alexander vs Edinburg:
Game 1 - Thursday May 1st 8:30 pm @ Uni-Trade Stadium
Game 2 - Friday May 2nd 8:00 pm @ Uni-Trade Stadium
*Game 3 - Saturday May 3rd 11:00 am @ SAC
Mr. Rick Aguilar class collected and donated baskets to Prada Elementary school students
Congrats! Cody signs with LCC to play Tennis
Left to right: Sandra Arnold (Mom), Cody Arnold (Honoree), Henry Estrella (Coach), Jaime Donjuan(Coach).
Cody signs with Laredo Community College to play Tennis starting Fall 2014 for their 2 year program.
Library Winner! Wins Kindle Fire.
AHS student Teodoro Silva
who was our grand prize winner of a new Kindle Fire. Silva participated in our
National Library Week read-in, and he was our lucky recipient.
Mandatory TSI / HB1 Parent Meeting
Attention parents of
10th Grade Students:
If you your son/daughter qualifies for the HB1 (TAMIU) program for next year,
there will be a mandatory HB1 meeting on:
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
High School Cafeteria
If your son/daughter has a grade point average of 3.1 or higher and is
interested in taking college classes through the HB1 program, you must attend
this informative meeting. Please call
your child’s 10th grade counselor if you have any questions.
obligatoria de padres de familia de TSI/HB1
padres de familia de estudiantes de décimo grado:
Si su hijo/a califica para el programa de HB1 (TAMIU) para
el año siguiente, habrá una junta obligatoria del programa HB1:
el martes 15 de abril del 2014
de la preparatoria Alexander
Si su hijo/a tiene un promedio de 3.1 o más alto y está interesado/a en tomar
clases de colegio por medio del programa HB1, su asistencia es requerida para
la junta sobre la información del programa.
En caso de alguna pregunta favor de llamar al consejero/a de su hijo/a.
John B. Alexander Golf Team
Left to right: Conner Wilkinson 1st place-District Champion
Rene Rangel 3rd in district regional qualify
Congratulations AHS Criminal Justice Club!
J. B. Alexander High School Criminal Justice Club participated in the Skills USA Texas Championship Skills and Leadership Conference held in Corpus Christi this past week. Skills USA Quiz Bowl 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place district team winners from throughout Texas were eligible to participate. Quiz Bowl participants David Castillo, Erick Vega, Diego Serna, Mauricio Rincon, and Fermin Alfaro made it to the final round and as a result, were ranked one of the top 10 state teams competing in this event. Crime Scene Investigator’s 2nd and 3rd place district team winners from throughout Texas were eligible to participate in the CSI Technical Test event. Rebecca Villalobos placed 3rd and won a bronze medal in this event.
National Honor Society Applications for 10th & 11th graders found in student resources.
Download and print application.
Deadline is April 11th before 4:00pm in room 206.
NHS Adviser: V. Villarreal, Co-Adviser: J. Ramos
UISD Congratulates Ayeesha Mohammed on advancing to state swim meet!
United ISD sent its largest group of participants to this
years UIL Regional meet in Brownsville, but only one swimmer Ayeesha
Mohammed, Sophomore of Alexander, advanced to State meet in Austin. She
took two gold medals in Saturday?s regional swim meet in the 200-yard
individual medley and the 100-yard butterfly. She is the only Laredo
Athlete to advance to the UIL State meet in Austin, on February 21 and
22 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center. This year marks her
second year in a row to qualify for the State meet.
Boys Basketball Parent Night 2014.
Left to right: Gabriel Sanchez, Rudy Gaona, Patrick Conno and Wayo Salinas.
Congrats Science Fair Students!!!
Mrs. Barrera, Jacqueline Rosas, Jessica Mireles, Miguel Dominguez, Valeria Valdez, Dannika Rodriguez, Araceli Reyes, Timothy Jolley, Tommy Rodriguez.
Renato Ramirez, Danny Valdez, Juan Pena, Jonathan Lacroix.
Mrs. Barrera, Veronica Villarreal, Rebecca Lopez, Miguel Dominguez (Grand Champion), Valeria Valdez (2nd Place Winner) Maria Rodriguez.
Congratulations to Avran Perez Tax Prep Certified in all four levels!
At the start of the recent school year, Avran enrolled in the Financial Analysis class at Alexander High School. Avran, along with the rest of the class, trained in preparing income tax returns. At the end of the first semester all students, including Avran, passed the exam and were certified at the Basic level. Avran wished to further challenge himself and proceeded to pass the exams for Advanced, Military, and International certifications as well. To date, Avran is only local high school student to obtain all four tax preparation certifications.
Eduardo "Wayo" Salinas signs an acceptance letter into the United States Naval Academy.
Standing left to right:Dolores W. Barrera (Principal), Judd Gilpin (Board Member), Congressman Henry Cuellar, Roberto J. Santos (Superintendent)
Sitting left to right: Daniel Salinas(Eduardo's Father), Eduardo "Wayo" Salinas(honoree), Selika Salinas(Eduardo's Mother)
John B. Alexander 2014 Varsity Soccer Team
Coach: Daniel Hermosillo
Gilbert Moreno and Jesus Sandoval
The Oil and Gas Classes throughout the School District attended a Summit with Guest Speaker Senator John Cornyn
Left to right: Teacher: Mr. Juan Lopez Moran
Senator John Cornyn
John B. Alexander High School
7th in a row NCA Champions
Medium Intermidate High School 2014
AHS 2013 - 2014 Boys Basketball Team
Congratulations to J.B. Alexander Boys Soccer placed 3rd in the Brownsville Soccer Tournament!
New Bell Schedule
August 31 - (9 week courses)
September 7 - (18 week courses)
Parent signature required to add/drop AP or Pre AP Courses
Schedule changes will only be done if:
- You are missing a class on your schedule
- You are missing an extra curricular/athletic class
- You are in a class you already obtained credit for
- You are missing a class that you need to retake
NO OTHER CHANGES WILL BE ALLOWED!!!! THAT MEANS:
- Change periods
- Change teachers
- Change lunch periods
- Change course that you requested
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