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Senior Graduation

Senior Graduation

Patricia Aguirre

May 19, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

After working hard to get where they are right now, seniors will be graduating May 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the heart of El Paso, the Don Haskins Center. Many have been dreaming for this day to come and others are wishing their high school experience won't end so fast. Since May 27 is the last day of...

Calling all dancers!

Calling all dancers!

Patricia Aguirre

April 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

If you couldn't audition for the Flames dancing team there is another chance to join a dancing team. The Immortals Ballroom Dance Team will have auditions for everybody who would want to join. There will be mandatory workshops May 23rd to May 25th from 4-6 p.m. The audition date is May 26th from 4:30...

Salsa Making Contest

Salsa Making Contest

Patricia Aguirre

April 28, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, there will be a salsa making contest Friday, May 6 during 3B. There will be different activities like tortilla toss and pin the tail on the burro. If you want to participate in the contest you should make your salsa before the day of the competition. It is a free event open to a...

Blast to the Past!

Blast to the Past!

Patricia Aguirre

April 19, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Blast to the Past is an event to commemorate the different decades, while having loads of fun with different activities. The junior class of MECHS will be hosting it and it’s open to the public. It will take place April 29 from 5:30p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Mission Early College High school. Everyo...

Crowning Night

Patricia Aguirre

February 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Valeria Padilla and Mark Myers hosted the third Mister and Miss Mission at the ASC from 6 pm to 8 pm. The competitors are Priscilla Hernandez, Ashley Hernandez, Hazle Orozco, Genesis Hinojos, Esmeralda Bitter, Sofia Sepulveda, Eric Canchola, Eric Romero, Andy Perez and Jose Flores. Competitors are judged...

MECHS Early Grads 2014

Erick Bolanos, Head Editor

December 8, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Graduating early is what every student at MECHS hopes for when first joining the school. However, this achievement requires great determination and work. The select few of students that do are rewarded with an early college education at no cost whatsoever. These students include Melissa Aguirre, Lui...

Football Intramurals 2014

Erick Bolanos, Head Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Although MECHS is a school known for its not having sports, intramurals are an activity that many students enjoy throughout the year. As the second nine weeks starts, so does the football intramurals and students are more ecstatic than ever. "Everyone here is really competitive so it is really fun...

Raffle for One Direction Tickets

Erick Bolanos, Head Editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every couple of weeks, the students and faculty at MECHS host movie nights for students to enjoy along with their fellow classmates. However, this Friday, September the 5th, has a special twist that has all the students on their toes. Buying tickets to attend the movie night include the opportunity to...

2014-2015 School Year Takes Off

August 1, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The new 2014-2015 school year has officially begun! Students across all grade levels have mixed feelings coming back. Although coming back should bring good feelings, many problems have arisen. “It’s been good so far, just the usual problems, straightening out schedules but overall a good start,...

Early Grads of 2015

Early Grads of 2015

Mindy Calvillo and Janette Rodriguez

May 2, 2014


Filed under News, Student Life

This upcoming month, many Juniors will be rejoicing with pride as they walk down the stage at the Don Haskins Center to receive their Associates of Arts Degree from the dean of EPCC. These students have worked hard to get their degree a whole year earlier than expected in order to become more success...

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