• January 15, 2021

Tags : Ysleta ISD

Video+Story: Ysleta ISD reveals 2020-2021 Teachers of the Year

Constance Hulbert Elementary School teacher Maria Armendariz and Hanks High School teacher Yvette Gonzalez were surprised at their homes Thursday evening by their principals and colleagues with the announcement that they were named YISD’s top 2020-2021 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year. Armendariz, a physical education teacher at Constance Hulbert Elementary School, has enjoyed […]Read More

Valle Verde, Eastwood earn top rankings in city on ‘Best

Valle Verde Early College High School and Eastwood High School are the city’s top-ranked public high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools list. “We have set up a successful blueprint and instructional framework that works, thanks to the persistence, dedication, and commitment of our teachers within the four corners of the […]Read More

Eastwood High principal announces retirement

After a lengthy career in public education in the El Paso area, Eastwood High School Principal David Boatright announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of June after 22 years of service at the Ysleta Independent School District. “Retirement to me is not what I am retiring from, but what I am retiring to,” […]Read More

Ysleta ISD kicks off online enrollment April 21

In preparation for the upcoming 2020-21 school year, the Ysleta Independent School District will begin taking online applications on Tuesday, April 21st. YISD officials share that the online enrollment is for all new and returning K-12 students, as well as incoming transfer students. Via a Monday afternoon news release, Ysleta ISD officials encourage all El […]Read More

VIDEO+Story – YISD: Students won’t return to class this year,

Due to the city’s recent extension of the Stay Home emergency order, students in the Ysleta Independent School District will not physically return to classrooms for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, and the final day of virtual learning instruction has been set for mid-May, officials announced Wednesday. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Xavier De […]Read More

YISD keeps students, staff engaged at home with virtual activities

While students and staff at the Ysleta Independent School District stay safe at home during school closure, teachers and administrators are coordinating a variety of online games and activities to lift spirits and spark friendly competition across the district and El Paso area. Since the school closure began March 23, Ysleta ISD schools have been […]Read More

East Point ES robotics team wins the Superintendent’s Cup at

East Point Elementary School robotics team won the Excellence Award, also known as the Superintendent’s Cup Award, at the YISD Superintendent’s Cup VEX IQ competition held last month. The team, under the direction of Susana Medina, was one of 5o-plus teams participating in the competition. In addition, they came in 2nd place for Robotic Skills […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names 2020-21 campus teachers, support employees of the

On Monday afternoon, officials with Ysleta ISD announced the 2020 – 2021 Campus Teachers and Support Employees of the Year. “These dedicated teachers and support staff were selected by their campuses to represent the hard work and a determination to help all children succeed,” YISD officials shared.  “They are honored for outstanding leadership, excellence, and […]Read More

Ysleta ISD dominates at wrestling, mariachi state championships

Ysleta Independent School District students dominated their peers at state competitions this past weekend, with Eastwood High School winning the UIL 5A state championship in girls wrestling while several musicians were named outstanding performers at the 2020 State Mariachi Festival. The 2020 UIL Wrestling State Championships took place in Cypress, with YISD taking the top […]Read More

Scotsdale Elementary student duo honored by YISD Board

The Ysleta ISD Board of Trustees recently honored two students from Scotsdale Elementary School with the President’s Award for their work in school and for the community. “Arturo Moreno and Neveah Perez demonstrated great leadership and service among their peers with their compassionate commitment to help others in need in the El Paso community,” YISD […]Read More