• December 7, 2021

Tags : Ysleta ISD

Ysleta ISD Honors 2016-17 Support Employees, Teachers of the Year

Pasodale Elementary School teacher Melainie Elliott and Parkland Middle School teacher Raquel Kuker were named YISD’s top 2016-17 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year at a special “Black & White Gala” that took place Friday, May 20, at the Centennial Banquet & Conference Center at Fort Bliss. In addition, Drusilla Cardona from Desertaire Elementary School was named […]Read More

Ysleta ISD’s Boyd named 2016 Texas National Distinguished Principal

YISD administrators and representatives from the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA) held a surprise campus ceremony  Friday morning to announce that East Point ES Principal Dana Boyd has been named the 2016 Texas National Distinguished Principal (NDP). Boyd – a former Texas Teacher of the Year received a $10,000 check courtesy of longtime TEPSA business partner Mentoring Minds, […]Read More

Ysleta ISD to hold Three Community Meetings Seeking Input on

The Ysleta Independent School District will host community meetings  this week to seek input for three separate projects. All meetings will begin at 6 p.m. On Monday, May 2, a select group of students, teachers, community members, and administrators will meet for the third “charrette” meeting to provide input in the design for the Eastwood High School renovations. […]Read More

2 Ysleta ISD Schools Among 15 in Texas Named Pilot

Pasodale and Ysleta elementary schools have been chosen as pilot sites for a new statewide network designed to promote “blended learning” by Raise Your Hand Texas (RYHT), a non-profit group that seeks to advance public education through innovative leadership and advocacy. Ysleta ISD was among 15 in the state to be chosen by RHYT to conduct Pilot Network Sites […]Read More

Ysleta ISD School Awarded $2,000 UNthink Grant

East Point Elementary School has received a $2,000 “UNthink My School” grant from The Wahl Foundation and the National Association of Elementary School Principals as a reward for approaching a challenge with a creative solution. The “UNthink My School” program was created by the Wahl Foundation, a group dedicated to enabling positive change in the learning process through […]Read More

4 Ysleta ISD High Schools Named to Nation’s Best High

For the third year in a row, Valle Verde Early College High School (VVECHS) has been named among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, which surveyed nearly 29,000 high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in determining its 2016 list. In addition, three other YISD campuses […]Read More

Ysleta ISD Pre-K for all El Paso Families Enters Second

Early registration takes place this month at the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) for the 2016-2017 “Pre-K for All” program, which offers all El Paso-area families the opportunity to enroll their children in a quality pre-kindergarten program at no cost to them. The free pre-K program is being offered in the upcoming school year at 15 campuses: […]Read More

Ysleta ISD Administrators win Regional Honors, Qualify for National Awards

East Point Elementary School Principal Dana Boyd has been named one of nine finalists – and the sole finalist in El Paso – for the Texas National Distinguished Principal award by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). In addition, Ascarate Elementary School Assistant Principal Michelle Casillas was named Assistant Principal of the Year for TEPSA’s Region […]Read More

Top 10 Ysleta ISD Teachers of the Year Announced

The 2016-17 campus Teachers of the Year at the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) were honored during a reception Tuesday evening at Central Office. District officials also announced 10 finalists for the district’s top teaching awards: the Elementary Teacher of the Year and the Secondary Teacher of the Year. The top five finalists for the 2016-17 YISD Elementary […]Read More

Ten YISD Schools Earn Texas Honor Roll Status

Ten schools from the Ysleta Independent School District were named to the Texas 2015 Honor Roll by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE), the most of all school districts in El Paso County. The YISD campuses named as 2015 Honor Roll schools include: Alicia R. Chacon International, Del Norte Heights Elementary, Edgemere […]Read More

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