Cristina Carreon, El Paso Times

Cristina Carreon

El Paso Times

Alamogordo, NM, United States

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Recent articles by Cristina:

Mural honors Segundo Barrio war veteran Javier Montez, who represented US at Olympic Games

Javier Montez was a Korean War veteran and a former track star at Bowie and Texas Western who represented the U.S. at the 1952 Summer Olympics. → Read More

EPISD and Segundo Barrio Fútbol Club collect soccer gear for Afghan refugees at Fort Bliss

EPISD and the Segundo Barrio Fútbol Club are collecting donations of soccer supplies for the Afghan refugees housed at Fort Bliss. → Read More

Early voting for 2 Canutillo ISD bond propositions worth $187.5 million starts Monday

Early voting for two Canutillo ISD bond propositions worth $187.5 million total starts Monday and ends Oct. 29. → Read More

EPISD will not press charges against high school senior escorted from school board meeting

The EPISD will not press charges against an EPISD high school senior who was removed from a school board meeting Monday. → Read More

Tempers boil over at EPISD meeting; board suspends mask mandate in schools

The EPISD board voted to suspend its mask mandate at a contentious board meeting in which a high school senior was charged with a misdemeanor. → Read More

EPISD unveils revamped Burges High School to kick off homecoming

EPISD had a ribbon cutting for Burges High School on Friday to kick off the school's homecoming events. → Read More

El Paso superintendent searches: SISD picks search agency, EPISD plans community meetings

Socorro ISD chose an Austin-based search agency for its superintendent search and the EPISD is planning community meetings to get local input. → Read More

Five El Paso schools receive highest federal recognition: National Blue Ribbon award

Five El Paso schools received federal recognition earning the National Blue Ribbon distinction for 2021. → Read More

3 El Paso County school districts report nearly 500 student COVID-19 cases in first month

El Paso County's three largest public school districts reported 494 COVID-19 positive cases among students in the first month of school. → Read More

El Paso ISD hires Texas law firm to take over search for next superintendent

EPISD voted to hire Texas law firm to take over superintendent search, dropping Texas Association of School Boards Executive Search Services. → Read More

El Paso school districts hiring tutors for up to $50 an hour to help with learning loss

El Paso school districts are paying top dollar for tutors and temporary instructors to help children recover from COVID-19 related learning loss. → Read More

Here's what to know about COVID-19 testing, vaccines, masks at El Paso colleges

El Paso colleges and universities are responding to a local mask mandate as most campuses prepare to reopen for fully in-person instruction. → Read More

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso offers COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso will offer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to the immunocompromised in El Paso on Aug. 29. → Read More

IDEA Public Schools, other charters adjust operations due to El Paso County mask mandate

IDEA Public Schools reopened for fully in-person instruction. Like other El Paso charters, it's adjusting operations after the county's mask mandate. → Read More

Canutillo ISD board approves bond election for proposals totaling $187.5 million

The Canutillo ISD board approved holding a bond election in November for two propositions totaling $187.5 million. → Read More

El Paso-area school districts begin reporting COVID-19 cases after first weeks of school

El Paso County school districts have begun reporting COVID-19 cases among students and staff now that the first weeks of school have wrapped up. → Read More

El Paso teacher, artist teach students about art and emotions through painting mural

An El Paso art teacher and a local artist teamed up this summer to teach students about art and managing emotions through creating a mural. → Read More

Back-to-school events offer free supplies in El Paso, Las Cruces this weekend

Here are some upcoming back-to-school events around El Paso. Families also can save money on supplies during tax free weekends in Texas, New Mexico. → Read More

EPCC offers grants of up to $1,000 to students affected by COVID-19 pandemic

EPCC will provide up to $1,000 to students whose educations have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Students can start applying Monday. → Read More

El Paso eighth grader wins National Spanish Spelling Bee after competing in Scripps

El Paso eighth grader Marium Zahra won the National Spanish Spelling Bee this weekend after competing for nearly four hours on a live webcast. → Read More