• March 1, 2021

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Fabens ISD announces the death of Board President Rey Sepulveda

Monday morning, officials the Fabens Independent School District announced the passing of FISD Board President, educator, coach and resident Rey Sepulveda. Fabens ISD Superintendent Dr. Veronica Vijil stated, “Mr. Sepulveda was a champion for Fabens ISD. We can honor his memory by continuing to advocate for the children who he held so dearly in his […]Read More

Canutillo, Fabens ISDs join other districts, delay start of 2020-21

As City/County Health officials issued an updated order for all independent school districts and private schools in El Paso County for the reopening of on-campus instruction, delaying the start of in person classes until after September 7th, local school districts have been quick to respond. The order essentially halts all in person classes until after Labor […]Read More

Fabens ISD releases 2020-21 ‘Back to School’ Options

Officials with the Fabens Independent School District (FISD) released their plan for a return to classes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “We are excited to welcome our students and staff back to school for the 2020-2021 school year,” FISD officials shared.  “We are working to ensure a safe and productive environment for all.” As part […]Read More

Fabens ISD chosen as finalist in 2020 H-E-B Excellence in

On Friday, the Fabens Independent School District was named as one of three finalists in the state of Texas for the H-E-B Excellence in Education District Award grant. Fabens ISD is the only school district in west Texas to be named a finalist. “The Fabens Independent School District is extremely honored to receive this recognition. […]Read More

Clint ISD, Fabens ISD expand Dual Credit Programs thanks to

On Friday, officials with the Council on Regional Economic Expansion and Educational Development (CREEED) awarded a total of $42,000 to the Clint Independent School District and the Fabens Independent School District, gifts that will expand each districts’ dual credit programs and improve their student educational attainment. The Accelerated Certification of Teachers El Paso (ACT El Paso) scholarship […]Read More

UTEP, Community Leaders launch new Teacher Residency Program with Local

On Thursday, officials with the College of Education at The University of Texas at El Paso and community leaders unveiled the Miner Teacher Residency Program, a full-year teacher placement designed to boost the readiness of aspiring teachers to better serve diverse students throughout the El Paso region. With funding and technical support from University-School Partnerships […]Read More

TEA Releases School District Grades; 4 El Paso Districts Earn

On Wednesday, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the 2018 state accountability ratings for more than 8,700 campuses statewide. Locally only four school districts – one traditional and three open enrollment charter schools – stood atop the list with an ‘A’ for a grade. Leading the pack was Harmony Science Academy with an overall grade […]Read More

Herald-Post Best of 2017: Year in Pictures

It’s another year in the history books, as 2017 fades and 2018 dawns. From the streets of downtown, to the football fields of the schools around town, to the houses of worship throughout the Borderland and locations in between, our photographers were busy documenting our story. Below are the best shots from our team of […]Read More

Fabens ISD Superintendent Garcia thanks board members, community

At the January Fabens ISD Board Meeting, Superintendent Poncho Garcia Jr. recognized and thanked the board members for their service and commitment to the community and students of Fabens. Garcia said that each board member has the passion and commitment to see all students succeed at the highest level possible; and that each  stand up for public education […]Read More