• October 20, 2020

Tags : Silva Health Magnet

New internship offers Silva students glimpse into mental health career

Eight Silva Health Magnet students began exploring careers in the mental health field this school year with a new internship program at the Paso Del Norte Child Development Center. The seniors started the internship in February under the guidance of the center’s registered behavioral technicians doing rotations in applied behavior analysis, an evidence-based therapeutic intervention […]Read More

Gallery+Story: EPISD summer graduates receive high-school diploma

EPISD’s Class of 2019 is now complete. A total of 171 seniors from every high school in the El Paso Independent School District accepted their diplomas on Wednesday during the 2019 Summer Graduation Ceremonies at the Bowie High School auditorium. The graduates completed all state graduation requirements during the summer and now join the 4,200 […]Read More

Video+Story: New Summer Medical Prep Academy treats students to fun

Computer-controlled robots mazed through the hallways while students learned CPR on manikins just across campus.  Meanwhile, students crime-scene investigations were happening at a different corner of the school, near the area where students were engaging in nutrition classes and CrossFit-like workouts. This is all part of the innovative EPISD Summer Medical Prep Academy — an intense […]Read More

Video+Story: Guillen Students Get Insight into Medical Professions

Dozens of students traded in pencils and notebooks and instead took time learning to draw blood, suture patients and assist geriatric patients during a hands-on career exploration workshop. Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso’s Desert Mountain Area Health Education Center gave the participating students — all of whom had expressed an interest in […]Read More

El Paso ISD Ranked Third in State for High-Performing Schools;

According to new figures released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) has 11 campuses that earned all available distinction designations available to them during the 2018 accountability ratings period. “Our focus on Active Learning has helped us reach unprecedented goals in student outcomes,” said Superintendent Juan Cabrera. “EPISD is […]Read More

Video+Story: CTE Students Expand Training Thanks to New Virtual Reality

A new virtual reality tool will allow CCTE, Franklin and Silva Health Magnet students to look deep into every aspect of the human body, dissect animals, explore paleontology and even study automotive applications without leaving the classroom. Trainers introduced the new zSpace technology to Career and Technology Education teachers from CCTE, Franklin and Silva Health […]Read More

Silva Student Creates Organization to Help Nursing Home Residents

While other students spent their summer hanging out with friends, Silva Health Magnet senior Juan Pablo Speer spent his time at local nursing homes, visiting residents and playing his violin. Speer was not visiting family or working a summer job. The dedicated student was at the nursing homes as part of Visiting the Lonely Birds, […]Read More

Video+Story: El Paso ISD Students Present TED Ed Talks

Several EPISD campuses delved into the TED-Ed Clubs this school year, exploring and learning to express their passion through talks. The campuses came together last week for a district-wide TED-Ed Club talk and community presentation at CCTE. “TED-Ed helps kids develop their confidence in speaking to an audience, develop their ideas and express their ideas,” […]Read More