• October 27, 2020

Tags : Canutillo ISD

Canutillo ISD waiver granted by TEA

Canutillo ISD applied for a 9-week waiver to hold the current number of students receiving in-person instruction. It was granted for two weeks.  “Regardless of the decisions made in Washington and Austin, we planned ahead knowing this pandemic would challenge the learning environment for our students,” Superintendent Dr. Pedro Galaviz said. “That’s why we invested […]Read More

TEA designates Canutillo ISD to be next Math Innovation Zone

Canutillo ISD’s math program has earned a highly competitive Math Blended Learning grant from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) that will scale Canutillo ISD’s roster of blended-learning math programs in grades pre-K through 8th, a practice that enables teachers to deliver personalized learning in order to meet the needs of all students. Officials say this […]Read More

Canutillo ISD recommending remote instruction starting October 5

By recommendation of the city public health department, Canutillo ISD is asking parents, if possible, to return or stay with remote instruction starting Monday, October 5 due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the El Paso area. “We are committed to providing the best instructional arrangements possible in view of current […]Read More

CREEED invests additional $150k in Canutillo ISD’s Early Algebra Program

Thursday morning, officials with the Council on Regional Economic Expansion and Educational Development (CREEED) announced an additional grant commitment of $150,000 to continue their partnership with Canutillo Independent School District (CISD) and its innovative early Algebra program. “Students who complete Algebra 1 in middle school are four times more likely to receive a college degree and […]Read More

Canutillo ISD to host immunization clinic for community

Canutillo ISD will be hosting an Immunize El Paso Vaccination Clinic for the community Monday, August 17, 2020. Organizers say that this is an important event because many doctors’ offices are only seeing patients through telemedicine or have reduced hours. “Students must be up to date with their immunizations regardless of what model of learning […]Read More

Canutillo ISD’s curbside meals to return August 10th

Officials with Canutillo ISD’s Child Nutrition Department announced earlier this week that the Texas Department of Agriculture has approved the district’s plan to begin serving meals to take home, either thru curbside or designated bus stops. Beginning Monday, August 10th, 2020, Northwest Early College will start their curbside services, with all other campuses will starting […]Read More

Canutillo ISD’s Rodriguez to become first El Pasoan on TASB

Canutillo ISD Trustee Armando Rodriguez was nominated this week to serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). “It’s an honor to be able to serve the state in this capacity and to represent West Texas in a leadership position,” Rodriguez said. “With the support of the membership, I will be able […]Read More

Canutillo ISD to donate laptops to help support distance learning

Thursday morning at a special meeting, the Canutillo Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the donation of 1,500 plus laptop computers to other school districts.  District officials say the move was to “help ensure every child in the region has equal access to an education.” “When a child succeeds, our community succeeds because we are […]Read More

Nidia Avila named as Principal at Canutillo ISD’s Alderete Middle

Canutillo Independent School District announced Friday that Nidia Avila was recently named Principal of Jose J. Alderete Middle School. “I am excited to lead the extraordinary students and staff at Alderete Middle School, and I am grateful for this wonderful opportunity,” said Avila. “I look forward to working together with our teachers, students, families, and […]Read More

Canutillo ISD releases plan for 2020-2021 academic year

Friday morning, Canutillo Independent School District officials released their back to school plan for the upcoming school year. “Due to upward trends in infection rates, the Canutillo Independent School District is adopting a conservative approach in the interest of safety,” CISD officials shared via a news release. The first day of instruction is August 3, 2020. […]Read More