The Migrant Jaguar

Newsletter About the Migrant Program

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
Thomas Jefferson

JEHS Migrant Program

The migrant program was designed to help meet the needs of our migrant students. We offer on-going supplemental services, support services and academic advisement to our migrant students and their families. Some of the supplemental services are: student orientation, assist with registration, conduct migrant parent meetings, assist with testing, consolidate grades, update transcripts, visit with recruiters from colleges and universities, conduct field trips, provide financial aid assistance, make summer school program referrals, assist with graduation, follow up on academic, discipline and attendance progress and work in collaboration with the JEHS staff and administration to provide our child with the best education and support services.

Mrs. Diana Alejos is the migrant counselor on our campus. Parents are encouraged to contact Mrs. Diana Alejos at (956)289-2450 ext. 7020 for any questions pertaining to student supplemental services, support services or student progress.Mrs. Noelia Alaniz is our J.E.H.S. Migrant Secretary. She can assist you with any concerns you may have concerning any of our migrant student services. Mrs.Edica Siller is our migrant recruiter. She is who you will need to see if you have any questions about your eligibility and/or migrant status.  Mrs. Eva Gonzalez our Credit Accrual Clerk. She may assist you with grade transfers from out-of-district, which involves collecting grades. She works very closely with the migrant counselors and registrars for accuracy. Last by not least, parents can learn English through our Parental Involvement Program, parents are offer classes through the “Ingles Sin Barreras” program. We encourage you to call (956) 289-2450, ext. 7057 for more information about these classes.

Who is a migrant student?
Migratory Child refers to: a child, ages 3 through 21, but younger than 22, who is or whose parent, spouse or guardian is, a migratory agricultural worker or a migratory fisher and who in the preceding 36 months accompanied such parent, spouse, or guardian in order to obtain, temporary or seasonal employment in agriculture, fishery or poultry work or has moved from one school district to another.

Parent Meeting

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The first parent meeting for this year will be held on, Wed., Oct. 25, 2017 at the JEHS Cafeteria at 6:00 p.m.  All parents of migrant students 9th thru 12th are welcomed to attend.  

Dates to Remember:  

Parent Meeting # 2 - Wed., Nov. 29, 2017

Parent Meeting # 3 - Wed., Feb. 21, 2017


Migrant Counselor:
Diana Alejos- 9th - 12th

Migrant Secretary:
Noelia Alaniz

Parental Involvement Assistant:
To Be Announced

Secondary Credit Accrual:
Eva Gonzalez

Migrant Recruiter:
Edica Siller

School Supplies

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Attention Migrant Students:

You can pick up school supplies from migrant staff in the guidance office. We have paper, pencils, pens, notebooks, spirals, etc.  Teachers are encouraged to send migrant students for supplies if they notice that the students do not have any.

Credit Recovery Program

Migrant students who are needing to recover high school credits need to visit with Mrs. Alejos to sign up for the Edgenuity Lab.  If you are behind one or two years and would like to earn credits for courses you have failed, this program is right for you. There is no limit on the number of credits you can earn. It is a self-paced program and students who are serious about working independently are encouraged to sign up.

Students with blocked credits due to attendance issues, please see Ms. Marisol Abrego in room # 170.  You will be required to attend tutorials after school or on Saturdays.


2017 -2018  Tutorial Schedule Pending 

Saturday Tutorials Schedule Pending 

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"Sky's the Limit," but it Doesn't Stop There - Migrant Club NEWS

Migrant students are encouraged to join the "Sky's the Limit" Migrant Club.  The membership fee is $2 and students do not have to be migrant students to join.  

Students who wish to join the club can purchase our beautiful migrant club polo shirt for $22.  Get yours as soon as you can, we might run out of your size. Visit with Mrs. Alejos.


All JEHS migrant students are encouraged to finish high school and then attend college.  

ECISD Calendar of Activities for 2017 -2018

The ECISD secondary schools will be sponsoring the following field-trips to colleges and universitie.

  • South Texas College - Sept. 29, 2017       
  • UT-RGV - Oct. 13, 2017           
  • College Readiness Workshop - Nov. 3, 2017
  • St. Edward's University - Nov. 17, 2017
  • Texas A & M International - Dec. 1, 2017
  • Texas A & M Kingsville - Jan. 19, 2017
  • PFS Leadership Conference - Feb. 16, 2018





Sí Se Puede!

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Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Edinburg CISD not to discriminate on the basis of sex, age, handicap, religion, race, color, or national origin in its educational programs.

Es poliza del Distrito Escolar de Edinburg el no descriminar por razones con base en sexo, edad, religion, raza, color, origen nacional, ni por descapacidad dentro de sus programas educacionales.

Nondiscrimination Statement:
It is the policy of Edinburg CISD not to discriminate on the basis of sex, age, handicap, religion, race, color, or national origin in its educational programs.
Es poliza del Distrito Escolar de Edinburg el no discriminar por razones con base en sexo, edad, religion, raza, color origen nacional, ni discapacidad dentro de sus programas educacionales.

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