• April 21, 2021

Tags : EPISD

El Paso ISD names Appel principal of new Don Haskins

El Paso ISD officials announced Friday that longtime educator Haidi Appel will be the principal of the new Coach Don Haskins PK-8 School — the EPISD Bond consolidation of Lincoln Middle with Mitzi Bond and Roberts elementary schools. Appel, who currently serves as principal at Lincoln, will lead the transition into the new campus, which […]Read More

EPISD’s Austin High School to get local historical designation marker

El Paso Independent School District Trustees took the first step toward securing an official historical designation from the state of Texas for the beautiful Austin High School campus. On Tuesday, the Board unanimously approved the purchase and installation of local historical marker from the El Paso County Historical Commission’s Markers Committee at the Austin campus. […]Read More

El Paso ISD partners with UMC to vaccinate all employees

El Paso Independent School District employees will have a streamlined registration portal to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through University Medical Center thanks to the continued partnership with the hospital. EPISD employees will register through an internal portal in order to simplify the process. Vaccination is not mandatory but will be available to any employee who […]Read More

EPISD: Students could begin phased-in return to campus after MLK

According to officials with the El Paso Independent School District, students in the could begin a phased-in return to on-campus instruction starting on January 19, following a continued decline in hospitalization and infection rates in the city. Monday, officials with the City of El Paso Department of Public Health issued its recommendations to area school […]Read More

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