• January 27, 2022

Tags : El Paso ISD

El Paso ISD OK’s temporary mask rule starting January 25;

On Tuesday, the El Paso ISD Board of Trustees adopted a temporary provision that sets the expectation for all students, employees and visitors to wear a face mask while on District property but offers an opt-out for those who do not wish to use one. “The District will follow the guidance of the Board of […]Read More

New outdoor kitchen to help Bowie culinary students hone their

Students in Bowie’s popular Culinary Arts Program will soon be able to cook the food they grow in their jardín in an outdoor setting right on campus. The El Paso ISD Board of Trustees last month approved the construction of an outdoor kitchen for Bowie’s growing culinary program to complement to the Jardin, Cocina y Mercado program […]Read More

Chapin engineering students create interactive holiday exhibits

Interactive child-like scenes out of movies and pop culture with lots of moving parts fill Chapin High engineering teacher Juan Clague’s classroom. These projects, hoping to possibly make it into a children’s hospital one day, are the works of sophomores in Clague’s Principals of Engineering class. Groups of seven worked on their respective winter projects […]Read More

El Paso ISD Holiday Blessing event brings gifts, joy to

The student councils from Coronado and Franklin high schools played Santa to more than 300 Zavala Elementary students last week for their annual Holiday Blessing event. High-school students, along with the help of the Don Haskins PK-8 community, gave Zavala students a box filled with an outfit or shoes, a blanket, pajamas, a toy and […]Read More

El Paso ISD names principals for Henderson, Ross

Officials with the El Paso Independent School District announced Frida the appointment of two long-time District educators as the new principals for Henderson and Ross middle schools. Daniel Montoya is the new principal at Henderson Middle School effective Monday, Dec. 6. He currently serves as the interim principal at the school. Wanda Johnson is the […]Read More

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

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