• January 20, 2022

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EPISD – Contreras picked as new principal at Nixon Elementary

The El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) on Tuesday announced the  appointment of Cindy Contreras as the next principal at Dr. Nixon Elementary School in Northeast El Paso. Contreras will return to Nixon after having served as assistant principal at the campus in  2019.  An educator with more than 15 years of experience, Contreras’ career […]Read More

EPISD announces second-dose COVID vaccine clinics

The El Paso Independent School District and Immunize El Paso are partnering  once again to provide COVID-19 vaccines and boosters at all 64 elementary and middle school  campuses from Jan. 21 to Feb. 2.   The vaccine clinics are available free of charge to students as well as their parents and any  community member who qualifies.   […]Read More

EPISD schools, facilities to get LED upgrades

Things are about to get a little brighter in classrooms throughout EPISD. A new project to upgrade to light fixtures in the District to LED will see the light this January. The move is expected to generate more than $30.3 million in cumulative energy savings over 20 years. The Board of Trustees approved the $13.3 […]Read More

EPISD names Mendoza first principal of new Navarrete Middle

A longtime El Paso Independent School District educator has been tapped to lead the new Capt. Gabriel Navarrete Middle School, the upcoming EPISD Bond consolidation of Armendariz and Bassett middle schools. Michael Mendoza, the current principal at Bassett, will be the principal of the consolidated Navarrete when the new campus opens in the fall of […]Read More

Read Across the District in EPISD is this Friday

Read Across the District, EPISD’s annual  literacy event that encourages students and educators to pick up a book and read for 30 minutes, is  happening this Friday in classrooms all over.   Read Across the District, or RAD, brings together students, teachers and their families to further  develop a love of reading with fun literacy activities […]Read More

OP-ED: EPISD has never hired a woman Superintendent

EPISD has begun the interview process and the community should know that EPISD has never hired a women superintendent.  In public education, women are predominantly always on the frontlines- in the classroom as teachers and in the homes as mothers; we show up for our children. Yet, those in power are often men with male […]Read More

EPISD campuses to host Immunize El Paso vaccine clinics for

With the FDA approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-old children, Immunize El Paso is partnering with the El Paso Independent School District to launch a comprehensive vaccination campaign targeting all eligible children enrolled in the District. Immunize El Paso and local school districts are collaborating to provide neighborhood-level vaccination access at all […]Read More

University of Texas System Chancellor’s Centurions recognizes 10 EPISD teachers

The University of Texas System Chancellor’s Centurions awarded 10 EPISD teachers with a $500 gift card to Office Depot for classroom supplies this week.  The teachers are among 40 other educators receiving the Educator’s Torch Award in El Paso are UTEP teacher candidates completing their year-long residency or early-career teachers who are UTEP graduates. Representatives […]Read More

EPISD Listening sessions to help trustees in superintendent search

El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) trustees have scheduled listening sessions throughout the District to give parents and community members the opportunity to voice their opinion on the ongoing search for a new superintendent. These community meetings are designed to give trustees an insight into the qualifications and characteristics they should look for as they […]Read More

MolinaCares, CVS, EPISD partner to host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

The MolinaCares Accord, in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Texas, has partnered with CVS Pharmacy and El Paso ISD to host a “Back to School, Back to Life” drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic for families in El Paso. Organizers add that new backpacks for the upcoming school year will be given to those who receive a COVID-19 vaccine, while supplies last. […]Read More