• January 17, 2021

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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

YISD suspends Summer Strength and Conditioning program after second coach

Saturday morning, officials with the Ysleta Independent School District announced the immediate suspension of their Summer Strength and Conditioning Programs for student-athletes after news of a second coach at another school tested positive for COVID-19. “Until further notice, the Summer Strength & Conditioning program is suspended,” YISD officials shared via a news release. “We have […]Read More

Ysleta ISD principal Dr. Angela Reyna named best in El

Dr. Angela Reyna, principal of Parkland Pre-Engineering Middle School, has been named the 2020-2021 Regional Middle School Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP). The honor annually recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. “It is my honor and privilege to represent […]Read More

Hanks High School Summer Strength and Conditioning Program postponed due

Tuesday evening, officials with Hanks High School and Ysleta ISD announced that the Knight’s Summer Strength and Conditioning Program would be postponed due to a coach testing positive for COVID-19. “Earlier today, Hanks High School administration was notified that one of its coaches tested positive for COVID-19,” YISD officials shared via an emailed news release. “This […]Read More