• May 16, 2022

Tags : Silva Health Magnet

Silva students start ‘Letters to Strangers’ chapter

The noticeable need for mental health resources for teens during the pandemic lead a Silva Health Magnet senior to establish the Letters to Strangers El Paso Chapter. Senior Amaris Ramos then enlisted some Silva friends to establish the chapter hoping its mission to destigmatize mental illness and provide teens an outlet to channel their emotions. The chapter […]Read More

Silva Health Magnet student selected as delegate to Congress of

Silva Health Magnet’s Edward Ortiz rubbed elbows with Nobel Prize winners and other accomplished physicians and scientists last month when he served as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders. The Congress is an honors-only program for approximately 4,000 high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. […]Read More

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