• October 22, 2020

Tags : episd bond

Video+Gallery+Story: Crockett Elementary celebrates completion of EPISD Bond improvements

On Friday, staff, students and others at Historic Crockett Elementary officially dedicated $10.3 million Bond updates – a project that preserves the vintage feel of the century-old school with 21st century amenities. EPISD dignitaries joined with Crockett staff and students in the iconic — and newly renovated — auditorium for ribbon-cutting ceremony. It will play a […]Read More

Video+Story: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Completion of Bond 2016 Playground Projects

Teachers, school board members and — of course, students — celebrated the completion of all Bond 2016-funded playgrounds on Wednesday during a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event at Cooley Elementary School. The students at Cooley and 20 other campuses are now using state-of-the-art playgrounds that incorporate Social Emotional Learning principles and plain, old fun or hundreds of […]Read More

El Paso ISD Trustees OKs $11.8M for New Middle School

As promised during the Bond 2016 campaign, the El Paso Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the purchase and lease of $11.8 million in Apple laptops to help expand the popular PowerUp Program. EPISD will use $7 million in funds approved by the voters during the historic 2016 Bond to help pay […]Read More

2016 EPISD Bond Moves Forward with New Website, Design Bids

El Paso Independent School District administrators took key steps this week in moving forward with the bond that will transform its schools into what officials call “21st century learning institutions.” The District this week posted its Requests for Qualifications bids seeking architectural and engineering design services for the major construction projects totaling approximately $600 million. […]Read More

El Paso ISD: Favorable Bond sale Results in $10 Million

Officials with the El Paso Independent School District said Wednesday that the district sold its first batch of bonds from the recently approved election during the winter break and received higher than expected interest from buyers that resulted in nearly $10 million in savings. On January 4, EPISD sold the first $200 million in bonds […]Read More

El Paso ISD: Improved Credit Rating Could save District up

Moody’s Investor Service, one of the three largest credit rating agencies in the country, on Thursday upgraded the El Paso Independent School District’s credit rating in anticipation of the sale of $184.1 million in bonds approved by voters last month. Moody’s assigned an initial Aa2underlying/Aaa enhanced rating to EPISD for the upcoming bond issuance. That […]Read More

Voters to Decide on El Paso ISD’s $668.7m Bond in

EPISD voters on Nov. 8 will have a chance to decide on funding for the reconstruction, renovation and consolidation of aging schools, as well as improvements to technology, athletics, fine arts and transportation. The EPISD Board of Trustees called for a $668.7 million bond election on Tuesday night to address the modernization and right-sizing of […]Read More

El Paso ISD Facilities Advisory Committee Starts Deliberating

Members of the EPISD Facilities Advisory Committee rolled up their sleeves and began what is perhaps the most difficult part of their charge: narrowing down the list of projects that may be part of a potential bond election. Using a special computerized system that allowed members to show support or opposition to a long list […]Read More