Return to Headlines

Remembrance Vigil for North Side HS Senior Set for Tonight

The Fort Worth ISD joins the North Side High School community in mourning the loss of senior Benjamin Castañeda Floran, who died in a tragic car accident, Thanksgiving Day, November 28.

The community will gather for a vigil in his remembrance, at 6 p.m. Monday, December 2 at the North Side High School flagpole. The Mariachi Espuelas de Plata Parents Association, which is organizing the vigil, will provide candles.

The FWISD Board of Education will observe a moment of silence in remembrance of Benjamin at its December 10 meeting. Attendees are asked to wear North Side colors – maroon and white.  

Grief counselors are available to students and teachers who need someone to talk to as they process this tragic loss.

The Fort Worth ISD extends our deepest sympathy to the family of Benjamin Castañeda Floran.

Several events are planned this week to support Benjamin’s family. For more information, contact North Side High School.     


Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and the Fort Worth ISD Mobile App for the latest information