• May 13, 2021

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JMC’s new senior enlisted advisor ready to help shape future

When Command Sgt. Maj. William “Shane” Stockard first enlisted into the Army at age 24, he wasn’t even entirely sure what being an infantry Soldier meant. But 22 years later, Stockard will be helping forge the future of infantry as senior enlisted advisor at the U.S. Army Joint Modernization Command. Stockard was working in the […]Read More

Middle school student musicians compete in person, virtually

Fine arts had to get a little creative to ensure as many middle-school students as possible had the opportunity to participate in the annual Solo & Ensemble competition this weekend. The nearly 1,000 participants took to Zoom, performed live or submitted pre-recorded pieces for this year’s competition. “It is an important milestone for any musician […]Read More

Seven EPISD students qualify for National History Day tournament

Seven EPISD middle- and high-school students earned a trip to the virtual National History Day competition this year. More than 100 students competed in National History with 32 students advancing to the state competition and seven qualifying for nationals. This year’s theme is “Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.” These yearlong thematically linked research projects […]Read More

Four Hornedo technology students headed to nationals

Four Hornedo Tornadoes showed off their technology skills and earned a spot at the 2021 National Technology Student Association Virtual Competition. The students who will represent EPISD and their school at nationals are: Srinith Chintalapalle, sixth grade, in video game design. Sejal Basava, seventh grade, in website design. Kelly Dang, eighth grade, in children’s stories […]Read More

WBAMC employee speaks up for coworker, stops sexual harassment

FORT BLISS – In today’s military, leaders across the board are committed to eliminating sexual assault, sexual harassment, and associated retaliation. The military defines sexual harassment as any form of sex discrimination or unwelcome sexual advances and sexual favors. Sexual assault remains a serious issue within the U.S. military and the Department of Defense is […]Read More

Mesita, Tom Lea students win first El Paso ISD Libraries

Young poets from throughout the District showed off their talent and passion for writing in the first-ever EPISD Library Services Poetry Contest. Judges picked winners in grades third through fifth in both English and Spanish. The winners are: 3rd Grade English: Maryam Kahn, Mesita Elementary 3rd Grade Spanish: Carolina Mallawaarachchi, Mesita Elementary 4th Grade English: Xavier Alvarado, Tom […]Read More

‘The Iron Brigade’ uncases unit colors at Fort Bliss

FORT BLISS – The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, ‘The Iron Brigade’, 1st Armored Division uncased their unit colors during a ceremony on Iron Soldier Field April 22. The ceremony marked the end of their deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield and reintegration back into the Fort Bliss community. Due to COVID-19 mitigations, the […]Read More