• November 28, 2021

Tags : El Paso ISD

El Paso ISD High-Schoolers put on “Thoroughly Modern” Musical

Classes have let out, but EPISD students are hard at work rehearsing, building sets, making costumes and practicing sheet music in preparation for the 2016 summer musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The musical will run July 20-23 at the Coronado High School Fine Arts building, 100 Champions Pl. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are […]Read More

El Paso ISD wins Five National Public Relations Awards

The El Paso Independent School District Office of Community Engagement received five awards from the National School Public Relations Association, the largest school communications organization in the country. EPISD received on Award of Excellence – the highest award given by the association – as well as two Awards of Merit and two Awards of Honorable Mention. The awards […]Read More

Guest Column: Dedication, Hard work lead to EPISD District of

The EPISD was officially recognized by Commissioner Morath as one of the first Texas school districts to earn the District of Innovation designation. Out of more than 1,200 school districts in Texas, only eight have earned this distinction. EPISD is proud to lead this important work and take advantage of this opportunity created by the […]Read More

El Paso ISD’s ‘District of Innovation’ Plan Confirmed by State

The El Paso Independent School District’s District of Innovation Plan was officially confirmed by the state, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath announced Thursday. The designation is valid for five years. EPISD is one of eight school districts whose District of Innovation designation was accepted by the state — the first batch of school districts in Texas to complete […]Read More

El Paso ISD Board of Trustees Approves 2016-17 Budget

The El Paso Independent School District on Tuesday night adopted a $497.7 million operating budget for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year that includes a 1.5 percent salary increase from the midpoint for teachers and other employees. Starting pay for EPISD teachers, librarians and student activity managers with a bachelor’s degree will be $45,224. Employees on this salary schedule […]Read More

El Paso ISD Board set to Decide on New Buses;

The El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) Board of Trustees will vote Tuesday night on two high-profile purchases for the district and its students. First,  Trustees will discuss the purchase of 16 passenger and 9 special-needs school buses using funds from last summer’s Penny Swap election. The Board could approve the procurement of a total of 25 units that […]Read More

El Paso ISD Teachers Learn how to Respond when ‘Students

Nearly 900 EPISD administrators and teachers gathered this week at Region 19 Head Start to learn from and collaborate with world-renowned professional development experts on Response to Intervention. Response to intervention, normally abbreviated in education as RTI, is an approach to academic intervention to provide early, systematic and appropriately intensive assistance to children who are […]Read More

El Paso ISD Principals Selected to Participate in Harvard Leader

Two EPISD Principals have been selected by Raise Your Hand Texas to participate in a summer leadership program at The Principal’s Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Andress High School Principal Lynn Gill and Crosby Elementary School Yvette Hernandez will spend part of their summer in Cambridge, Mass., with other principals from throughout the world honing their […]Read More

El Paso ISD’s Cabrera Announces Hires; Outlines Reorganization of Finance,

Superintendent Juan Cabrera on Wednesday announced the hiring and appointment of key leadership positions, and outlined the reorganization for the finance, operations and administration departments. Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria has been named Deputy Superintendent of Finance and Operations. Arrieta-Candelaria has more than 20 years experience as an executive financial manager, including more than 10 years in school finance with different districts […]Read More

El Paso ISD Summer Enrichment Programs Growing Strong

Students at the El Paso Independent School District have a lot to look forward to this summer with a wide selection of enrichment programs that will provide both their minds and bodies with fun, hands-on activities. “Summer learning programs have the potential to help children and youth improve academic outcomes,” said Tori Lindeman, Title 1 […]Read More

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