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Derry participates in pumpkin decorating contest

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Following the participation in the Rotary International event Read Across America, also spearheaded by the Rotary Club of Port Isabel, Derry Elementary hosted a pumpkin decorating contest in which students depicted their favorite book characters, and the resulting childlike interpretations of literary icons colorfully graced the school library …

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METAL MARLIN: Students’ sculpture on permanent display

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A sculpture of a blue marlin, created by three students from Los Fresnos High, is now on permanent display outside of Sea Ranch Restaurant on South Padre Island. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the news office at …

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Students raise more than $1,400 for family in need

BY PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS When Maleidy Mendez received the news that her classmates’ mother had passed away, she knew what a difficult situation the family was facing and decided to take action. Together, with her friends Ashley Campos, Yoselin Guerrero, Zuleima Trigos and Samantha Silguero, they joined forces to help three young …

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Multiple age groups involved in summer track competitions

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High School assistant track and field coach Johvonne Howard reports that the summer track program is well underway with two meets scheduled for this weekend. A number of age divisions are involved, with more than 30 athletes, and all of them participated in last week’s meet …

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Children rise to meet challenge

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com A perfect childhood summer includes fun with friends and making memories. For kids with special needs, a classic summer vacation can be daunting as their disabilities can hold them back from participating in summer sports. But Little League coach Joe Cantu has seen a positive change in his …

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Arts Center to host ‘Feria Estudiantil’

Special to the Parade Prospective students from Matamoros will be able to learn more about the educational opportunities available to them at “Feria Estudiantil 2013,” scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at the University of Texas at Brownsville Arts Center. The Spanish-language student fair was planned in partnership by The Office …

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