Timeline of Roy Cisneros Elementary
 
1944
March 1944 Cenizo Park Elementary is named for the Cenizo Park subdivision. It is plotted and  registered in county records
 
 
1953
The original building is built
 
 
1957
An addition is built to house the office, library and Kindergarten classes.
 
 
1968
Marine Cpl. Roy Cisneros dies in Vietnam on Sept. 11, 1968
 
 
1970
1980
1999
Addition of a gym
 
2000
A new nurse's office, library, renovated Pre-K, Kindergarten wing and elevator are released
 
2001
A mural is painted by students, staff, and community members under the direction of Moodie in the Spring. It was sponsored by the Cenizo Park PTA and San Antonio Neighborhood Improvement Program. 
 
March 19 Texas Legislature HR 183 Honors Cenizo Park Elementary for being awarded "exemplary" status by the Texas Education Agency. Introduced Enrolled
 
 
 
 
 

2009

Monday, March 23, 2009 The Grand Opening Ceremony of the New Cenizo Park Elementary. The original library remains as part of the new building. The new facility meets all state standards and is equipped with new technology.

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June 1, 2009 H.C.R. No. 250 Honoring Roy Cisneros
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2009  EISD School Board votes to change the campus name to Roy Cisneros Elementary. MySA.com Article,

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James Cisneros and his mother, Elvira, 85, stand in front of Cenizo Park Elementary School in September 2009. The school was renamed in December 2009 after his brother, Marine Cpl. Roy Cisneros, who single-handedly charged an enemy bunker to protect fellow Marines and died in Vietnam on Sept. 11, 1968.
 
 
 
 
Monday, December 7, 2009 Dedication Ceremony for the Renaming of Cenizo Park to Roy Cisneros Elementary
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Metro - Retired Gen. Ricardo Sanchez greets the crowd during a dedication ceremony for the renaming of Cenizo Park Elementary in honor of former student and Navy Cross recipient, US Marines Cpl. Roy Cisneros, who was killed in action nearly 40 years ago during a tour in Vietnam, Monday, December 7, 2009. Photo: San Antonio Express-News, SHAMINDER DULAI / sdulai@express-news.net
 
 
 
2010
 
 
 
2011
rcJune 17, 2011 Texas House passes House Concurrent Resolution H.C.R. No.71 to recognize Roy Cisneros the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor.
 
 
 
 
 
 
presentSeptember 3, 2011 Texas Governor Rick Perry presents the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to the family of U.S. Marine Cpl. Roy Cisneros at Cisneros Elementary. Perry's Speech, La Prensa News Report, Photo Gallery 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2012
February 28, 2012 The family of Roy Cisneros presents the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to the school. MySA.com Article, La Prensa 
 

 

 
 
 
Last Modified on August 12, 2009