• May 16, 2022

Tags : Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy

EPISD principal tapped to help TEA update state science curriculum

The Texas State Board of Education is looking to an EPISD principal to help update and modernize the science component of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, the state curriculum often referred to as TEKS. Dr. Cynthia Ontiveros, the principal at the Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy and Armendariz Middle School, was selected […]Read More

Video: Brave Books’ Frontera Rising Youth Writing Invitational recorded remembrances

Local book store Brave Books, along with the Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy, partnered in a unique, touching way to remember, honor and heal after the August 3rd shooting. The Frontera Rising Youth Writing Invitational, presented by Brave Books, featured local students who were encouraged to reflect on the tragedy of the El Paso Walmart mass […]Read More

EPISD’s Girls Academy Looking for 1st ‘Fresh-WOMAN’ Class

EPISD’s all-girl school is expanding and applications are now being accepted for its initial fresh-WOMAN class. The Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy,  has served middle-school girls since its inception three years ago. As originally planned, the Academy is now expanding to serve high-school students. “Our goal from the start has always been to […]Read More

El Paso ISD Announces New Principals, Staff for Select Schools

On Thursday, the El Paso Independent School District announced the assignment of new principals and staff at several schools and departments for the 2018-19 academic year. Former Armendariz Middle School principal Larry Muñoz is the now the principal at the Raymond Telles Academy. Muñoz replaces former Telles principal Chris James, who is now the principal […]Read More

Video+Story: EPISD Young Women’s STEAM Academy Students Meet for First

The Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy inaugural cohorts began their educational journey at the El Paso Zoo by signing a commitment letter. “The signing ceremony is a commitment, a pact that we’re making with our students,” said principal Dr. Cynthia Ontiveros. “We’re committed to engaging our students in a rigorous curriculum, a safe […]Read More

Seventh Grader names El Paso ISD’s New Girls School

The El Paso ISD Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the name of the new girls school — a name suggested by a seventh-grade student in the District. The Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy will open its doors in the fall with 200 students in sixth and seventh grade. One grade will be […]Read More