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Red Ribbon Week


RGCGISD is proud to announce the activities for Red  Ribbon Week and Unity Day...join us in promoting the prevention of drug abuse and an end to bullying.

Rio Grande City High School 

On behave of the Rio Grande City High School CTE Department, we would like to wish, CTE Director, Mrs. Adelina Villarreal a Happy Boss’s Day!  Thank you Mrs. Villarreal for everything you do for the students, staff and all your department. You are truly the best boss ever!  Happy Boss's Day! 



Attention CTE Senior Students and Parents!


South Texas College will be holding a FAFSA/TASFA help session on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at all the STC campuses.  This is a great opportunity to complete  your financial aid application. 




RGCGISD A/V students get to use a brand new studio set, where they will be able to anchor newscast and host talk shows.


Rio Grande City  CTE Students of the Week


                    Culinary Arts, Mrs. M. Cruz                                        


Yesenia Sepulveda is an outstanding student in Rio Grande Ciy High School.  She has been a culinary arts student for 3 consecutive years. She has demonstrated true integrity, leadership, and determination.  Yesenia has competed in local fairs and Skills USA organization.  Yesenia’s ultimate goalis to become a pastry chef. 



Criminal Justice, Mr. A. Bentacourt


Britzeida is an excellent student at Rio Grande City High School.  She has displayed great determination, dedication and a positive attitude in the Criminal Justice Class.



Rio Grande City High School CTE

Culinary Arts

Rio Grande City High School Culinary Arts, Mrs. M. Cruz’s class is learning to read a standardized recipe by measuring dry and wet ingredients.  Students learned how to make flour tortillas, chocolate chip cookies and breakfast foods. 


Rio Grande City Grulla ISD Audio/Visual


Audio/Visual students attended a presentation by KRGV News Reporter Tanvi Varma.  They were also interviewd about how the AV program at Rio High School gives them hands on experiences and about their experiences with Rio High Staff including custodians, cafeteria workers, security and police.


Preparatory for Early College 

The Preparatory for Early College High School would like to congratulate the following students on achieving their Southwest Airlines Professional Communication Certifications! By earning this certification, you have shown mastery of the following industry standards: Communication Theory, Verbal and Written Communication Procedures, English Language Proficiencies, Workplace Communication Techniques, & Interpersonal Communication Strategies. We wish you the best in all of your academic and professional endeavors!


Early college

The following students worked diligently under the guidance of their CTE Teacher, Mrs. Andrea Garza-De Rueda:  Andres De León, Ibis Alanis, Jose Garcia , Victoria Garza, Maria Elisa Alvarez, Sebastian Posada, Kimberly Garcia, Yaritza Gaytan, Daisy Olivarez, Rodrigo Maldonado, Not Pictured :  Anahi Salinas, Marissa Cantu, &Jose Garcia



Rio Grande City High School Barbers

Rio Grande City High School barbers learning how to do manicures, perms and acrylic nails. 

Contact Adelina Villarreal

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