Annual Head Start/Pre-K Enrollment and Registration

Ciavarra Elementary
112 N. Bentson Dr.
Devine, TX 78016
Date & Time: April 16, 2024 (4:00 pm – 5:30 pm)
April 17, 2024 (9:00 am – 11:00 am)
Required Documents: Immunization Record (shot record)
Official Birth Certificate
Proof of Residency within the boundaries of Devine ISD

  • Rental Agreement or
  • Lease Agreement or
  • Property Tax Receipt/Mortgage Agreement
    Copy of Custodial Parent/Guardian’s Valid Driver’s License or
    other Approved Photo Id
    Headstart: Proof of Income/SNAP Benefit Letter/Federal Assistance
    Please note the child MUST be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024 in order to Register for Head Start/Pre-K.

Lytle One Act Play to compete at Area April 13th!

They will present“Sea Monster Calls”. The cast and crew are Micaela Heath (mom), Gillian Haltom (Conor), Stefan Grigsby (Monster), Chris Lopez (Harry/Prince/Apothecary/Ensemble), Alli Martinez (Sully/Ensemble), Anthony Guevara (Anton/Parson/Ensemble), Sophia Cardona (Lily/Ensemble), Milo Cherry (Mrs. Godfrey/Ensemble), Lia Corral (Grandma/Ensemble), Hunter Inming (Dad/Ensemble), Elisabeth Urban (Ensemble), Annaleticia Garcia (Ensemble), Isabella Reyes (Ensemble), Nevaeh Kassin ( Ensemble), Camila Vega (State Manager), Bryleigh Aldape (Assistant Stage Manager), Emily Garcia (Light Board Operator), Alycia Corona (Sound Board Operator), Jenna Rodriguez (Stagehand), Kaelyn Vega (Alternate), and Makayla Perales (Alternate).

Lytle ISD gets $44K grant to train Chefs !!

Lytle ISD got a $44,659 grant to train 120 students as chefs and head cooks in partnership with Alamo Colleges District–St. Phillips College. It is one of several grants issued by Texas Workforce Commission totaling over a half million in grant money to area schools. Other recipients included Alamo Colleges District-Palo Alto and Judson ISD.

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Romanian Exchange Student Enlightens Current Events Club with Global Perspectives

In a captivating Current Events Club meeting, Theodor Muresan, a Romanian exchange student, shared his unique insights into global affairs, offering a fresh perspective on current events.
Theo, a 17-year-old Junior from the Transylvania region of Romania, is currently living with his host family, the Vanderslices, while studying at Devine High School. In Romania, Theo participated in historic reenactments, football, and public speaking. During his year in Devine, Theo has played football for the Warhorses, volunteered with various local organizations including..


Urgent track repairs at Devine High approved by school board

By Anton Riecher
A nearly $50,000 budget amendment to fund Devine High School track repairs for the coming athletic season was approved by a 4-0 vote of the Devine school board at a special meeting Feb. 1.
Darren Vanfossen, district director of operations, reported that an increase in cost of nearly 300…


Details of proposed $22.6 million bond issue reviewed by Natalia school board

By Anton Riecher
The most pressing needs are classrooms and office space for the elementary, updated athletic facilities primarily for softball and baseball, and renovation of the ag shop.
Elementary level classroom and office space is among the most pressing needs for the Natalia school district listed in a proposed $22.6 million bond program presented by Superintendent Lana Collavo at the Jan. 22 board of trustees meeting.
Scheduled for a May 2024 vote, the bond issue would also cover updated athletic facilities for softball and baseball and renovation of the…


Devine Lion’s Club January Students of the Month

DHS Principal Juan Gonzalez and Devine Lion’s Club President Lewis Stroud with students of the month Trinity Spurgers and Adam Moreno. The Devine Lion’s Club meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at Triple C. Contact Lewis Stroud if you would like to join.

Devine High School students Trinity Spurgers and Adam Moreno were honored as Students of the Month at a recent Devine Lions Club meeting. Both are seniors at DHS.
Trinity Spurgers
Trinity is involved in many activities including power lifting, robotics, band and UIL Lit Crit.
“For my future plans I’ve applied and been accepted into A&M Corpus Christi for engineering and art. I hope to get a degree in both subjects and get a well paying job. I also plan on learning other instruments to play while in college,” Spurgers said.
She is the daughter of Denise Aguilar.
Adam Moreno
Adam is involved in the Warhorse Marching Band….


$11.255 million bond issue approved and sold by Devine school board

By Anton Riecher
Issuance of $11.255 million in bonds in support of school construction at an interest rate of 4.23 percent was approved by a 5-0 vote of the Devine school board at its Jan. 18 special meeting.
Financial consultant Robert Tijerina of Tijerina Galvan and Lawrence reported to the board that the bond had been successfully sold the previous day. The funds will be delivered to the school district on Feb. 15.
“The goal of the board and the staff was not to….


Devine students make region band

Devine Warhorse Band members who made into the region band were (l to r) Jake Riou, Esai Sanchez, Rodney Alvarado, Damara Lezama, Maudie Cortez, Savanna Pequeno, Alvin Mann III, Addison Davila, Abner Flores, Joshus Castro, Lucas Hicks Hernandez, Brianna Schaefer, Gia Yracheta, Sarai Benavidez, Joshua Mills, Maverick Beaty, Robert Herrera, and Charly Nelson. Not pictured Ace Sosa.