• January 23, 2022

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YISD administrator Russell-Garcia honored by statewide group

Bobbi Russell-Garcia, the Chief Human Capital Management Officer at the YISD, was honored Thursday as the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Mary Hopkins Personnel Administrator of the Year by the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) at its winter conference in Round Rock. Every year during the TASPA Winter Conference, the statewide group honors […]Read More

YISD hosts first of 7 Family Engagement conferences

Ysleta ISD will kick off the first of seven Family Engagement conferences during the 2021-22 school year at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Riverside High School. What: Ysleta ISD Family Engagement Conference When: 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 30 Who: YISD parents, administrators, community exhibitors Where: Riverside High School, 301 Midway Drive These […]Read More

7 YISD schools among top EP schools on K-8 rankings

Seven schools in the Ysleta Independent School District are among the El Paso area’s top 10-ranked public elementary schools and middle schools, according to the 2022 Best K-8 Schools Rankings released for the first time ever this month by U.S. News & World Report. Capturing the top spot among local middle schools was the Young […]Read More

YISD student snags top spot in the state for Achieve

Parkland Pre-Engineering Middle School student, Andrea Mendez, earned the top scorer in the entire state of Texas for the week of March  26th in the Achieve 3000 Read to Succeed contest. District officials share that fifteen-year veteran English and ESL teacher Annalletta Mora, received notice of the contest with only one month of preparation time. “In […]Read More

YISD’s Desertaire Elementary honored at Blue Ribbon School virtual awards

During a national virtual awards ceremony Friday, Desertaire Elementary School administration and staff were honored for earning one of the most coveted education recognitions in the country – the 2020 National Blue Ribbon School award. U.S education officials announced that 367 private and public schools won this year’s National Blue Ribbon Schools award after demonstrating […]Read More

YISD announces change to Grab & Go school meal program

The Ysleta Independent School District is announcing important updates to its “Grab & Go” school meal program for the fall semester. The ‘Grab & Go’ meal program, which will be open next week to all El Paso-area children between the ages of 1-18 years and take place at every Ysleta ISD campus. Beginning Monday, Sept. […]Read More

YISD suspends Summer Strength and Conditioning program after second coach

Saturday morning, officials with the Ysleta Independent School District announced the immediate suspension of their Summer Strength and Conditioning Programs for student-athletes after news of a second coach at another school tested positive for COVID-19. “Until further notice, the Summer Strength & Conditioning program is suspended,” YISD officials shared via a news release. “We have […]Read More

VIDEO+Story – YISD: Students won’t return to class this year,

Due to the city’s recent extension of the Stay Home emergency order, students in the Ysleta Independent School District will not physically return to classrooms for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, and the final day of virtual learning instruction has been set for mid-May, officials announced Wednesday. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Xavier De […]Read More

YISD keeps students, staff engaged at home with virtual activities

While students and staff at the Ysleta Independent School District stay safe at home during school closure, teachers and administrators are coordinating a variety of online games and activities to lift spirits and spark friendly competition across the district and El Paso area. Since the school closure began March 23, Ysleta ISD schools have been […]Read More