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Powell Special Olympics event brings together all students

05.24.2016 - Powell Elementary School's Community Readiness Classroom students kicked soccer balls, threw balls and raced across a finish line on Friday for the campus' annual Special Olympics....
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Fort Bliss opens up Biggs to high-achieving students for field day

05.24.2016 - More than 150 EPISD students hung out with Fort Bliss soldiers and climbed tanks, climbed on tanks, hummers and other exhibits Friday for the post's seventh annual High Five Student Recognition Day at Biggs Park....
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Education Commissioner tours El Paso High classrooms during EPISD visit

05.23.2016 - Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath got a glimpse of the active learning strategies teachers in the EPISD are using during a visit to El Paso last week that also included a sit-down with teachers and principals....
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Franklin STEAM Magnet will focus on law, medicine, nursing and media production.

05.20.2016 - Franklin High School is launching a new magnet program that will focus on critical academic concentrations....
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Stress out: Students at 9 elementary schools get lessons on relaxation techniques

05.19.2016 - A class of Schuster Elementary first graders listened calmly to their teacher as she guided them through yoga-based movements and breathing techniques....
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Cabrera announces key hires and appointments; outlines reorganization of Finance, Operations and Administration

05.18.2016 - Superintendent Juan Cabrera on Wednesday announced the hiring and appointment of key leadership positions, and outlined the reorganization for the finance, operations and administration departments....
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EPISD fifth-graders use teddy bears to learn about healthcare professionsEPISD fifth-graders use teddy bears to learn about healthcare professions

05.17.2016 - Clendenin fifth-grader Bella Herrera-Salas already knew she wanted to be a doctor, but Friday’s Teddy Bear Clinic at the Jefferson/Silva gym cemented her decision....
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Bowie band program growing and improvingBowie band program growing and improving

05.16.2016 - A small Bowie band emerged with top ratings in UIL at the Marching Competition in the fall and Concert and Sight Reading Competition last month – the first time in more than a decade the band earned a First Division rating....
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Champion boxer Jennifer Han visits Dowell ElementaryChampion boxer Jennifer Han visits Dowell Elementary

05.16.2016 - World boxing champion and El Paso’s sweetheart Jennifer Han stopped by Dowell Elementary School Monday morning to share words of encouragement with the students....
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Cyclists deliver hundreds of free books to Roberts ElementaryCyclists deliver hundreds of free books to Roberts Elementary

05.13.2016 - Thirty cyclists rolled into Roberts Elementary School Friday morning on mountain and road bikes loaded up with hundreds of books to share with the students as part of the National Ride for Reading Campaign....
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Hart soccer programs pilots girls-only teamHart soccer programs pilots girls-only team

05.13.2016 - The next Mia Hamm soccer superstar may just be roaming the halls of Hart Elementary School, which this year started a new pilot program aimed at teaching fútbol and study skills to girls in the second grade....
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Pen Pals: Andress and Tom Lea students meet after months of correspondencePen Pals: Andress and Tom Lea students meet after months of correspondence

05.11.2016 - National Honor Society students from Andress High and fourth-grade students from Tom Lea Elementary met for the first time today after four months of being each other’s pen pals....
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