• October 26, 2021

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Ysleta ISD names new Hanks HS principal

The Ysleta Independent School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Ruben Cadena as the new principal of J.M. Hanks High School. Cadena, who most recently served as principal at Alicia R. Chacon International School, has fifteen years of campus principal experience at the middle and elementary level and has served as an elementary […]Read More

Ysleta ISD celebrates victories of their El Paso Marathon team

Despite the crazy weather for this year’s El Paso Marathon, one returning team continued their stretch of successful outings: Team Ysleta ISD. For the past four years, the Ysleta Independent School District has participated in the El  Paso Marathon, clinching several accolades along the way. Although a winter storm froze the Sun City that weekend, […]Read More

Two Ysleta ISD counselors win Lone Star award for outstanding

Two counselors in the Ysleta Independent School District have earned statewide accolades from the Lone Star State School Counselor Association (LSSSCA) for the outstanding and comprehensive counseling program at Indian Ridge Middle School. The counselors – Michael Enriquez and Deborah Walker – each received 2020 Silver Awards from the LSSSCA after demonstrating success in their […]Read More

Ysleta ISD provides update on Grab & Go School Meal

Ysleta ISD officials recently shared that the guidelines for the Grab & Go school meal program will change when the 2020-21 school year begins this week. Effective Monday, August 17, parents will only be able to pick up breakfast and lunch meals from the campus where their child is enrolled, according to National School Lunch […]Read More

Hanks High band director honored with prestigious statewide award

On Friday, Ysleta ISD officials announced that Horacio Gomez, the 26-year director of the Hanks High School band, has been awarded one of the most prestigious honors from the Texas Bandmasters Association (TBA) for the meaningful difference he has made in the lives of band students, and his outstanding commitment to music education. Gomez, a […]Read More

Ysleta ISD named H-E-B Excellence in Education award semifinalist

The Ysleta Independent School District is among 20 high-performing school districts in Texas to be honored as a statewide semifinalist in the 2020 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards program for its efforts to enrich the lives of its students. “We are honored to receive this recognition, and we are thankful to H-E-B for its support […]Read More

Parkland High student wins STEM challenge in Naval Academy program

Parkland High School junior Abraham Haggerty won first place at the inaugural Virtual Summer STEM program held by the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA). Abraham not only earned first place in the Cybersecurity, Engineering Design, and Programming Challenge with his STRIKE group, but he was offered a conditional Letter of Assurance for a seat in the […]Read More

Ysleta ISD launches ‘Back To School Central’ website for parents

Ysleta Independent School District officials announced Wednesday the launch a new Back To School Central website designed to help parents better understand what their child’s schooling will look like this fall, including how campuses will incorporate health and safety restrictions into the school day to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. “Back To School Central […]Read More

Ysleta ISD 2020-21 schedule gives parents options: Classroom or Online

The Ysleta Independent School District announced Thursday its parents will have the freedom to choose between two options for their children’s schooling this fall: Classroom Learning or Online Learning for the upcoming 2020-21 school year, “We know our parents have been patiently awaiting news of what our schooling will look like this fall,” Superintendent of […]Read More

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