• January 19, 2021

Tags : Ysleta ISD

YISD Announces Prioritization for Furloughed Federal Employees to Serve as

In an effort to provide assistance to federal workers who are impacted by the government shutdown, Ysleta ISD officials announced that they will prioritize applications for currently furloughed workers to serve as substitute teachers. “These furloughed workers, some of whom are parents in our district, deserve to have an opportunity to provide for their families during […]Read More

Students, Parents Enjoy Night of ‘Dancing with Ramona’

Recently Ramona Elementary School’s Physical Education Department presented the 11th Annual ‘Dancing with Ramona.’  Students competed during their P.E. classes and within their respective grade level. Music included several dance genres including country line dancing, hip-hop, Christmas line dancing, country two-step, cumbias, and salsa. The community event served as a fundraiser to support all students […]Read More

Video+Story: Del Valle High Wins $10k in Powerade Contest

Thanks to a trio of Conquistadores, Del Valle High School’s athletics programs are among several schools nationwide to be awarded cash by sportsdrink brand Powerade. Del Valle High School digital media students created the award-winning video for the “Power Your School” contest sponsored by Powerade. Ranked #16 in the nationwide contest, the Del Valle athletic […]Read More

Kappa Alpha Psi Donates $2500 to YISD’s Plato Academy

Earlier this month, members of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity visited Plato Academy to award a $2,500 donation to support the educational needs at the campus. “We sincerely thank Kappa Alpha Psi for their generous donation. The funds will be utilized to purchase basic school supplies for the students including pens, pencils, and notebook paper.” said […]Read More

Riverside Senior Honored With YISD President’s Award

The Ysleta ISD Board of Trustees honored Riverside High School senior Mariana Ramirez with the November President’s Award. Mariana has demonstrated great leadership and service among her peers and the El Paso community. YISD officials add, “Mariana is the type of student who puts her values into practice for the betterment of others.” As a JROTC cadet, Mariana […]Read More

East Point Elementary School Counselors Honored at State Conference

Two East Point Elementary School counselors were recognized with a 2018 Lone Star State School Counselor Association Silver Award at the organization’s annual conference in Frisco, Texas. Counselors Adriana Arenas and Maria McNulty received the notification in early October and will embark on the next level, the LSSSCA Gold Award. In 2016, The Lone Star […]Read More

Two Ysleta Educators Awarded Grants by TRTA

Two Ysleta ISD teachers pursuing their Master’s degrees were awarded a grant from District 19 Texas Retired Teachers Association. Parkland Middle School T-STEM coordinator Raquel Jimenez and Eastwood Knolls International School fine arts teacher Christina Caraveo each received the $1,200 grant. Ms. Jimenez is pursuing an Engineering Education Master’s Degree at UTEP. She will be […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: El Dorado Downs Bel Air in

It was a fierce night at Socorro ISD’s SAC, as the Bel Air Highlanders battled the El Dorado Aztecs. When the clock struck ‘0’ at the end of regulation, it was all knotted up and the teams went to overtime, where the Aztecs struck gold, downing the Highlanders 34-28. –Read More

Story in Many Pics: Ysleta Blasts Past Bel Air 57-27

The Ysleta Indians headed north Friday night, landing in Big Red country to take on the Bel Air Highlanders. The undefeated Indians played with determination, bolstered by an undefeated record, and while the Highlanders put up a good fight, the Tribe was too much, downing them 57-27.Read More