• September 30, 2020

Tags : Ysleta ISD

6 YISD counselors win Lone Star award for outstanding programs

Six counselors in the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) have earned statewide accolades for their outstanding and comprehensive counseling programs at four schools – Dolphin Terrace, Ramona, and Scotsdale elementary schools, and Indian Ridge Middle School – from the Lone Star State School Counselor Association (LSSSCA). The six counselors each received 2019 Bronze Awards from […]Read More

YISD sends 3 marching bands to UIL 5A state competition

Next week, the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) will send three marching bands from Bel Air, Del Valle, and Hanks high schools to San Antonio to compete for the UIL 5A state championship, thanks to their superb performances during last weekend’s area competition in Odessa. By comparison, only one other El Paso-area high school marching […]Read More

Ysleta ISD educator wins 2020 Texas Secondary Teacher of the

Michelle Sandoval, an eighth-grade math teacher at Parkland Middle School in the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD), has been named the 2020 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year, besting hundreds of her peers to win the state’s highest honor for middle- and high-school teachers. “I feel so humbled and blessed and empowered to represent The […]Read More

Ysleta ISD to host seven community Bond Information Nights

Beginning next week, voters in the Ysleta Independent School District will have the opportunity to learn more about district’s Bond 2019 referendum at one of seven Bond Information Nights. In August, the YISD Board of Trustees voted to place a $425 million bond proposal on the ballot for the Nov. 5 election. Projects included in […]Read More

YISD celebrates the arts during 2019 Fall Festival

From student dance and song performances to a pop-up art gallery, the 2019 YISD Elementary School Fine Arts Fall Festival is expected to draw thousands of parents, students, and community members Friday and Saturday in support of the arts. The festival takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. both Friday, October 18, and Saturday, October […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names Menchaca as Associate Superintendent

On Wednesday afternoon, officials with the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced the appointment of Rosa Maria Mireles Menchaca as the new Associate Superintendent of High Schools. Menchaca began her professional career in 1988 as an English teacher at Riverside Middle School, and has since held positions as dean of instruction, assistant principal, and principal […]Read More

UTEP, Community Leaders launch new Teacher Residency Program with Local

On Thursday, officials with the College of Education at The University of Texas at El Paso and community leaders unveiled the Miner Teacher Residency Program, a full-year teacher placement designed to boost the readiness of aspiring teachers to better serve diverse students throughout the El Paso region. With funding and technical support from University-School Partnerships […]Read More