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Mr. Cayetano Cavazos

Birthplace:  Edinburg, TX       
October 10, 1929- August 21, 1996
Elem.-Hidalgo ISD 1951-61
Edinburg Jr. High 1961-72
Edinburg High School 1972-74

Asst. Principal Edinburg High School 1974-77
Asst. Principal Weslaco High School 1977-80
Asst. Principal Edinburg High School 1980-81
Principal- Edinburg High School 1981-87
Retired: January 23, 1987

Known as "Chief" by his closest friends and 
colleagues; Remembered as Honest, Strong, 
and Reliable by his family; He loved children, 
animals, and airplanes; He represented what 
was good about the past and believed in doing 
what was right, even if it wasn't popular.  


Red Ribbon Week

Cavazos students may recognize Red Ribbon Week with these activities.

Happy Principal's Month

Cavazos Elementary staff would like to thank Mrs. Gordon for being an outstanding leader. You are an AWESOME principal.

We Are The Best

Cavazos Elementary was recognized as a National Honor Roll school for the 2018-19 school year. Our teachers, staff and parents are the reasons why our students shine. We thank all parents who support their child's learning.
Cavazos Elementary
"Where Future Leaders Begin"

Facts & Numbers

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