• March 1, 2021

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Franklin students honored by UN group for community service

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and InnerView recognized 156 Franklin High School Students at the 2nd Annual National Community Service Awards. This program has been designed to connect student community service activities and commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to transform our world. Students from Franklin High School delivered the most impact […]Read More

All eyes on the Quarterbacks as UTEP opens Spring Drills

The UTEP football team launched 2020 Spring Ball on Tuesday morning at Glory Field, as the day’s heavy rains held off long enough for the Miners to get in their first two hours of drills. “I was really happy with the energy and the excitement that the guys brought to the table,” third-year UTEP head […]Read More

UTEP Football Spring Drills to Kick Off on Tuesday, March

The UTEP football team will launch year three under coach Dana Dimel with its first practice of the spring on Tuesday, March 3 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Glory Field. The Miners will have 14 spring practices – the majority of which fall on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – leading into the Spring Game on Saturday, […]Read More

Contact! UTEP successfully communicates with satellite to cap monumental project

Officials with the NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) at The University of Texas at El Paso announced Monday that they had successfully communicated with its Orbital Factory-2 (OF-2) satellite project. cSETR officials shared that the event was “a significant feat that highlights UTEP’s position as a national leader in technological […]Read More

Op-Ed: What is Important?

A few years back, graphing calculators were introduced almost universally to math classes across the US in secondary grades. “Well, teachers, said back then to their students, “Don’t get too attached, You won’t have a calculator with you everywhere you go.” Lo and behold, now, with smartphones ubiquitous, everyone pretty much has a calculator with […]Read More

Op-Ed: How Dual Credit Courses could save millions of dollars

A big trend in high school public education is the “Dual Credit” course. This type of course provides students a parallel avenue to take college courses while at the same time getting high school credit. For instance, a student might take a “Dual Credit” Chemistry course where the course is taught both at a Community […]Read More

Here’s your Texas 2020 March primary ballot

Texas will hold its 2020 primary elections March 3 — it’s one of 14 states to participate in Super Tuesday — and hundreds of candidates across the state have filed to run for public office. Here’s all of the candidates who have filed for the Democratic and Republican primary elections, according to the Secretary of State. […]Read More

Op-Ed: Does Teacher Ego prevent the adoption of Ed Tech?

My friend Kevin Honeycutt used to tell a story of a professor of American Literature who was droning on about a particular short story in his class and became increasingly frustrated with a student in the back row who was paying more attention to his laptop than to his lecture. Finally, attempting to get the […]Read More