Bienvenidos!!  Welcome to Spanish I.  My name is Ms. Benavides - Quintanilla and I will be your Spanish I teacher for this year.  I am looking forward to teaching Spanish this year and making it a fun and educational experience. If you have any questions or concerns, my door is always open.  We will be learning and experiencing many fun things in Spanish class that will prepare you for Spanish II or for the real world.  Knowing a foreign language is an exceptional quality to have and I look forward to experiencing that with you.

Phone: 830-780-6400 X409


Degrees and Certifications:

I am a 1991 graduate of Kenedy High School. I attended Victoria Jr College and am a graduate of University of Texas at San Antonio.

Ms. Karissa Benavides Quintanilla

My name is Ms. Benavides-Quintanilla.  I am the Spanish I teacher, KCJH Mentor Teacher and NJHS Sponsor for this school year.  I have been a teacher for 11 years.  7 years at Poe Middle School in San Antonio and 4 years at KCISD.  I live in Karnes City with my husband, Robert.  I absolutely love Karnes City and Karnes City ISD! I love all of my students as my own and look forward to each and every day with them in my classes.