• October 27, 2020

Tags : Ysleta ISD

Ysleta ISD extends October intersession, TEA waiver approved

A day after some of the region’s largest school districts announced the extension of their Fall intersessions, officials with Ysleta ISD announced Thursday afternoon that their October intersession would be extended as well. Via a Thursday afternoon news release, officials announced the move, after authorization from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) arrived. The decision effectively […]Read More

Ysleta ISD responds to rise in COVID-19 cases with new

Friday afternoon, in response to the rise in new COVID-19 cases in El Paso and in cooperation with local health authorities, Ysleta ISD announced they would be implementing its approved Code-Red provisions for athletic events and delaying the date for teachers to report to campuses as part of its commitment to safeguard the health and […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names Solis as new Central Office director

The Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced that it has appointed David Solis, former finance director at Tornillo ISD, as its new Director of Accounting and Payroll. Solis began his professional career in 2004 as an accounting clerk, and went on to serve in various accounting positions in both the private and public sectors.  He […]Read More

Ysleta ISD teacher joins Texas Tech fellowship program

Ramon Benavides, a science teacher at Del Valle High School, is the only El Pasoan selected to participate in the 2020-21 Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program (TX-EPFP), a Texas Tech University initiative designed to help education professionals deepen their knowledge and develop skills in leadership and public policy. “The Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program will […]Read More

YISD announces change to Grab & Go school meal program

The Ysleta Independent School District is announcing important updates to its “Grab & Go” school meal program for the fall semester. The ‘Grab & Go’ meal program, which will be open next week to all El Paso-area children between the ages of 1-18 years and take place at every Ysleta ISD campus. Beginning Monday, Sept. […]Read More

Ysleta ISD to begin face-to-face instruction via learning hubs Monday,

Ysleta ISD officials announced Monday evening that, while the district will formally return to classroom learning in October, face to face instruction for some will resume September 14th. “In early August, the Ysleta ISD Board of Trustees submitted a waiver to TEA to extend the start of in-person, face-to-face Classroom Learning on our campuses until […]Read More

Ysleta ISD to give free desks to district students on

In an effort to help its families create an ideal learning space at home for their children during Online Learning, the Ysleta Independent School District is providing parents with one desk, free of charge, for each currently enrolled YISD student. The one-day special giveaway is set for Friday, August 28, at the site of the […]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