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Socorro ISD to Celebrate 32nd Annual Spring Games Wednesday

One of Team SISD’s most popular events, the 32nd Annual SISD Spring Games, returns April 4 to the Student Activities Complex.

More than 800 students with special needs are expected to participate in track and field events, such as 10- and 25-meter walks, assisted walks and 25, 50, 100, 200 and 400-meter runs.

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Other events include relay and wheelchair races with and without assistance.

Hundreds of parents, families, teachers, students and community members are expected to attend the games to cheer on the student-athletes in the games.

Elementary students will compete from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and secondary athletes (middle and high school) will have their contest from 2 to 5 p.m.

Both sessions will begin with a mini parade that will include athletes, SISD administrators, teachers, staff and more than 200 volunteers.

 

Since being endorsed by Special Olympics Texas four years ago, the Spring Games are a local SOTX competition with our students being SOTX Athletes in Training. They will have opportunities to compete city and statewide.

What:             32nd Annual Socorro Independent School District Spring Games                 

Who:               Special education students, teachers, volunteers and community

Where:           Student Activities Complex (SAC)  1300 Joe Battle

When:             Wednesday, April 4, 2018

9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. elementary students  |  2 to 5 p.m. secondary students

31st Annual Socorro ISD Spring Games to Showcase Student Talent, Perseverance

The Socorro Independent School District’s Spring Games in Memory of James P. Butler are set for April 12 at the Student Activities Complex (SAC).

More than 850 special needs students are expected to participate in track and field events, such as 10 and 25 meter walks, assisted walks, 25, 50, 100, 200 and 400 meter runs. Other events include relay races, wheelchair races with and without assistance, bike races, ball throws and javelin throws.

A large audience of parents, families, teachers, students, community members are expected to attend the Spring Games to cheer on the athletes. Elementary students will compete from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and secondary athletes will be competing from 2 to 5 p.m.

Both sessions will begin with a mini parade for all athletes, the Butler family, SISD administrators and more than 200 volunteers.

The games are named after the late James P. Butler, a former physical education teacher, athletic coach and an adaptive physical education teacher in the special education department. Butler dedicated his life to ensuring students succeeded in athletics and special education.

The Spring Games, endorsed by Special Olympics Texas, allows more athletes from El Paso to compete in Texas Special Olympics statewide competitions.

What:             31st Spring Games in Memory of James P. Butler.

Who:               Special education students, teachers, volunteers, Butler family and community.

Where:           Student Activities Complex (SAC) 1300 Joe Battle

When:             Wednesday, April 12, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. elementary students

2 to 5 p.m. secondary students

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