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Relay For Life Winners
MARINA GONZALEZ

We are so proud to announce that PFC Mario Ybarra Elementary won two awards at this year's Relay For Life Event.

We won Best T-Shirt design and Best Tent Decor!

Thank you to everyone on campus that participated and helped make this year's event a success! 

Ybarra Wins the Elementary Battle of the Books Competition
MARINA GONZALEZ

Ybarra Elementary students competed against 10 other Weslaco elementary schools in a competition based on reading several novels and being able to answer questions about them.  After 9 rounds and a perfect score, Ybarra Elementary students were named champions of Weslaco ISD Elementary Battle of the Books!  Way to go, team!  You were amazing! 

Art Fiesta and Competition
MARINA GONZALEZ

We are so proud of our art students who had their art showcased and entered in the art fiesta competition. Vicente Carrillo received 1st place in the 3rd-5th grade division and Camilla Barbosa received 3rd place in the K-2 division. Way to go!

RGVLS Art Contest Winners
MARINA GONZALEZ

 

P.F.C. MARIO YBARRA ART STUDENTS REPRESENTED OUR SCHOOL AND DISTRICT AT THE RGV LIVESTOCK SHOW ART CONTEST. WE ARE SO PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR WINNERS!

In the Marker Category: 4th - 5th Grade Division, Ashley Escalon won 2nd Place

In the Pen and Ink Category: 4th - 5th Grade Division, Priscilla Quintanilla won 3rd Place

In the Marker Category: 4th - 5th Grade Division, Elissa Marroquin won 3rd Place

 

Art club student April Ambriz won 1ST PLACE in the marker category: 4th -5th grade division

April then competed with all first place winners and she won the top award, BEST OF SHOW CHAMPION!

In addition, APRIL AUCTIONED HER ARTWORK FOR $900!

Perla Lopez - Teacher of the Year
MARINA GONZALEZ

We are so proud to announce that our Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year is Perla Lopez. Mrs. Lopez is one of our Kindergarten teachers here at Ybarra Elementary and she always goes above and beyond for her students. We appreciate all of her hard work! We invite you to visit our photo gallery to view all of the photos taken at her surprise notification and interview.