• November 27, 2021

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Read Across the District celebrates love of books in El

Students throughout El Paso ISD at 10 a.m. Friday dropped everything they were doing to pick up a book and read for at least 30 minutes. It was all part of the annual EPISD Read Across the District Initiative aimed at developing the love of literacy among students. Librarians organized fun reading events at their […]Read More

State advocacy group says El Paso ISD schools among ‘most

The pandemic created unprecedented instructional challenges for schools throughout Texas, but a statewide study of STAAR data showed several EPISD campuses proved to be among the most resilient in the state despite the obstacles. Children at Risk, a non-partisan research and advocacy nonprofit dedicated to understanding and addressing child poverty and inequality, released its 2021 School […]Read More

Return of ‘The Roddenberry’ for El Paso ISD and community

The Gene Roddenberry Planetarium launched its inaugural show in its new space last week, eclipsing the original 52-year-old dome with new high-tech features and updated programming. Don Haskins PK-8 School sixth graders were the first group of students to see the new planetarium, which was carved out of the former Crosby Elementary multipurpose center to […]Read More

More than 8K students participate in El Paso ISD’s high

More than 8,000 El Paso ISD students took advantage of the fall intersession’s high-impact tutoring program. “Our high-impact tutoring programs are designed to increase learning gains for students that have fallen behind over the past 18 months, likely as a result of COVID related school closures and disruptions,” said Michelle Wagoner, extended learning coordinator. “We […]Read More

El Paso ISD names new principals at Burges, Richardson, and

El Paso ISD this week announced the appointment of new principals to take the helm at Burges High School and Nolan Richardson and Guillen middle schools. Interim Superintendent Vince Sheffield said the appointment of Jason Yturralde at Burges, Christine Miles at Richardson and Maribel Ruiz at Guillen will help students and teachers in those communities […]Read More

First female El Paso ISD Police sergeant is 14-year law

Denby “Donica” Pedregon this week became the first woman to be promoted to sergeant in the El Paso ISD Police Services Department charged with the safety and security of the students and staff of the District. Pedegron, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has 14 years of experience in law enforcement, including seven in EPISD. She […]Read More

El Paso ISD opens pre-k slots to non-qualifying families

Parents of 4-year-old children in El Paso County now have another option for their little scholars: El Paso ISD has spaces available for its dual-language, full-day pre-k programs. Normally reserved for students who meet federal qualifications for service, EPISD’s innovative pre-kindergarten program has slots available throughout the city for families who otherwise wouldn’t meet the […]Read More

El Paso ISD, Ysleta ISD schools named as National Blue

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Tuesday recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, with 26 schools in Texas, and including five from the El Paso region. Secretary Cardona made the announcement during his Return to School Road Trip, while visiting an awardee school, Walter R. Sundling Jr. High School, in Palatine, Illinois. […]Read More

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