• November 26, 2020

Tags : EPISD

EPISD Board approves TEA waiver to continue virtual learning

Officials with the El Paso Independent School District announced Tuesday afternoon that their Board of Trustees approved the two-week waiver from the Texas Education Agency that extends full virtual learning for all EPISD students. “We are all anxious to get back to some sense of normalcy and campus life. However, our main focus at this […]Read More

EPISD to further delay school reopening due to COVID surge

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has recommended that El Paso area school districts postpone the scheduled reopening of schools due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in El Paso County. “We remain steadfast in our dedication and commitment to help our families navigate through these changes,” Superintendent Juan Cabrera said. […]Read More

Local doctor donates masks, gowns to El Paso ISD nurses

EPISD students are learning virtually from the safety of their own home. But once conditions improve and campuses re-open, school nurses will be ready to take on the challenge of keeping students healthy thanks in part to the generous donation of a local doctor. Dr. Parul Haribhai of P3 Physical Therapy this week donated 300 […]Read More

New EPISD teachers get trained to welcome students virtually

More than 120 teachers – some new to EPISD, some brand new to the profession – joined the District this year, filled with enthusiasm and ready to embrace teaching remotely. Last week, they attended the virtual New Teacher Support Academy where they met Superintendent Juan Cabrera and other District leaders while also sitting in on […]Read More

EPISD Cares continues with fall drive to help families impacted

EPISD continues its EPISD Cares Fund to continue helping feed struggling families affected by COVID-19 pandemic. Contributions to EPISD Cares go to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank and will be matched by CommUNITY en Acción (CEA), which recently announced a $100,000 donation to the food bank. You can support the EPISD Cares fund by […]Read More

El Paso ISD to ask state to extend virtual learning

After a vote on Tuesday, trustees with the El Paso Independent School District will ask the Texas Education Agency for an option to extend virtual learning if health conditions do not improve by September 8. The request was approved in compliance with new allowances outlined by the Texas Education Agency for virtual learning due to […]Read More

Summer graduation adds more than 50 members to EPISD Class

EPISD’s historic Class of 2020 is now complete. The last batch of seniors who qualified to graduate this school year walked the stage on Wednesday morning to receive their diploma and are now official alumni of their respective schools. About 50 students who completed their high-school graduation during the summer participated in the small, but […]Read More

El Paso ISD summer meal program to wind down starting

The El Paso Independent School District summer meal program that has provided free breakfast and lunch to thousands of children will begin to wind down this week and stop food distribution on August 14, as the 2020-2021 school year begins. All meal distribution sites at elementary and middle schools will cease operations on Friday, August […]Read More