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Discussion of EPISD middle school start timesDiscussion of EPISD middle school start times

01.13.2017 - The El Paso Independent School District this week began preliminary conversations as to the possibility of later class start times for middle school students, based on research that teens benefit from more sleep....
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Texas Counselors honor Cielo Vista ElementaryTexas Counselors honor Cielo Vista Elementary

01.13.2017 - Cielo Vista Elementary School is one of Texas' best schools at providing counseling services to its students, and a statewide organization is recognizing it for the work it has done....
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Two EPISD schools among 26 Texas Blue Ribbon nomineesTwo EPISD schools among 26 Texas Blue Ribbon nominees

01.12.2017 - Two El Paso ISD campuses are among the selective group of 26 Texas schools that have been nominated for the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Award recognizing the top schools in the country....
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Favorable bond sale results in $10 million savings for EPISDFavorable bond sale results in $10 million savings for EPISD

01.11.2017 - EPISD sold its first batch of bonds from the recently approved election during the winter break and received higher than expected interest from buyers that resulted in nearly $10 million in savings....
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EPISD students return to school reenergizedEPISD students return to school reenergized

01.10.2017 - Students in EPISD returned to classes energized and ready for the new semester following the winter holiday break that ended on Tuesday....
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J.J. Watt Foundation funds two middle-school wrestling matsJ.J. Watt Foundation funds two middle-school wrestling mats

12.22.2016 - Few things smell better than a brand new car. Except, of course, if you're a physical education teacher and you just got a brand new wresting mat....
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Help Andress High create new principal profileHelp Andress High create new principal profile

12.22.2016 - El Paso Independent School District invites the community to gather input to develop a principal profile for Andress High School....
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Western Hills students jingle and jog for a good causeWestern Hills students jingle and jog for a good cause

12.21.2016 - The sounds of jingle bells rang throughout the playground at Western Hills Elementary School, but it wasn't Santa and his sleigh making the holiday noise....
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Hart students receive gifts in memory of sports-loving todlerHart students receive gifts in memory of sports-loving todler

12.21.2016 - Huge bags filled with basketballs, soccer balls, footballs and playground balls wrapped in tissue paper filled the stage at Hart Elementary on Monday ready for a group of St. Mark's Middle School students to hand out....
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Henderson Chess Team 'adopts' South Side seniorsHenderson Chess Team 'adopts' South Side seniors

12.20.2016 - The Henderson Middle School two-time national champion Chess Team decided this Holiday Season to give back to the community that has given so much to them....
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EPISD students visit Apple Store to learn codingEPISD students visit Apple Store to learn coding

12.20.2016 - Students from five EPISD middle schools rushed through Cielo Vista Mall this month and it wasn't to finish their Christmas shopping....
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EPISD PD plays Santa to children at Hospitals of ProvidenceEPISD PD plays Santa to children at Hospitals of Providence

12.20.2016 - A line of children waited patiently to meet with EPISD police officers who came bearing gifts last week at the Hospital of Providence Children's Hospital....
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Signing Santa greets deaf and hard of hearing studentsSigning Santa greets deaf and hard of hearing students

12.16.2016 - For the last 25 years the Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD) has made it possible for deaf and hard of hearing students to communicate with Santa in a special way -- through American Sign Language (ASL)....
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Ross and Terrace Hills honor Sandy Hook teacher through crossfit workoutRoss and Terrace Hills honor Sandy Hook teacher through crossfit workout

12.15.2016 - Terrace Hills and Ross middle students joined together Wednesday to do a hero workout of the day in the name of Sandy Hook Elementary teacher Victoria Soto....
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El Paso Museum of Art to showcase EPISD studentsEl Paso Museum of Art to showcase EPISD students

12.15.2016 - The El Paso Museum of Art boasts a vast collection of artwork from masters such as Pablo Picasso, Diego Rivera and Edgar Degas....
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Burges students earn record number of UTEP academic scholarshipsBurges students earn record number of UTEP academic scholarships

12.15.2016 - Thirteen Burges High School seniors earned academic scholarships to the University of Texas at El Paso -- the most for any EPISD campus....
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College Board names 29 EPISD students as National Hispanic ScholarsCollege Board names 29 EPISD students as National Hispanic Scholars

12.14.2016 - Twenty-nine EPISD students were named National Hispanic Scholars based on their performance on the 2015 PSAT. The recognition comes from the College Board....
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Chapin engineering students put modern touch on winter villagesChapin engineering students put modern touch on winter villages

12.14.2016 - These aren't your grandma's Christmas villages....
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JROTC cadets demonstrate orienteering skillsJROTC cadets demonstrate orienteering skills

12.14.2016 - Franklin Mountains State Park is the go-to destination for El Pasoans wanting to explore the 27,000 acres of land and over 100 miles of trails....
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Franklin, Coronado play Santa for 550 Johnson ES studentsFranklin, Coronado play Santa for 550 Johnson ES students

12.14.2016 - Santa Claus came early for more than 500 Johnson Elementary School students who received a box filled with toys and goodies from the elves at Franklin and Coronado high schools....
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Richardson teachers and students come together for dodgeballRichardson teachers and students come together for dodgeball

12.09.2016 - It was the ultimate dodgeball competition at Richardson Middle School Thursday afternoon....
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Cobra New Tech classroom wing opens at Canyon Hills MiddleCobra New Tech classroom wing opens at Canyon Hills Middle

12.08.2016 - Canyon Hills Middle School buzzed with excitement Thursday morning as the campus prepared to inaugurate the school's Cobra Tech Academy wing with a pep rally and ribbon cutting ceremony....
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Program helps Andress students identify, prevent dating violenceProgram helps Andress students identify, prevent dating violence

12.08.2016 - EPISD is working hand-in-hand with the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence (CASFV) to bring an educational program for students at Andress High School....
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Coronado student publishes second scholarly articleCoronado student publishes second scholarly article

12.07.2016 - Publishing in a peer-reviewed journal is no easy feat, but Coronado High School senior Judah Lesser has already done it ... twice....
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12.05.2016 -- El Paso bikers pick up donated toys from EPISD schools

12.02.2016 -- Park Elementary helps kick off Science Fair Season

12.01.2016 -- "United As One!/Unidos Como Uno!" Fair to showcase education, social services to South Side residents

12.01.2016 -- Holocaust museum visit preps EPISD students for AcaDec

11.30.2016 -- EPISD employees contribute $17,500 for scholarships, grants

11.18.2016 -- Jefferson and El Paso High work together to create Centennial parade float

11.18.2016 -- EPISD freshmen compete in Districtwide math event

11.17.2016 -- Help Brown Middle School create new principal profile

11.16.2016 -- Strong Fathers initiatives hopes to strengthen dads involvement in schools

11.16.2016 -- CCTA students 'Stomp Out Hate' with walk and balloon release

11.16.2016 -- Help Terrace Hills create new principal profile

11.15.2016 -- Hornedo students help out El Paso children in need

11.15.2016 -- EPISD students are finalists for QuestBridge Scholarship

11.10.2016 -- Former First Lady Laura Bush visits Mesita ECDC

11.10.2016 -- Coronado Marine Corps JROTC competes at Nationals

11.09.2016 -- EPISD personnel announcements

11.08.2016 -- Students learn importance of voting during mock election

11.07.2016 -- Beall Elementary students kick off Monday with new shoes

11.04.2016 -- Read Across the District event promotes literacy

11.03.2016 -- Burges forum teaches students about local and state politics

11.03.2016 -- Morehead students use technology to learn about STEM careers

11.03.2016 -- Brown Middle students celebrate Day of the Dead

11.02.2016 -- Jefferson/Silva students learn leadership skills at boot camp

11.01.2016 -- Coronado and Franklin marching bands headed to state


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