In an effort to provide a safe learning environment for all students, EPISD's Counseling and Advising Department has begun distributing rainbow lanyards aimed at helping LGBTQ students in District identify educators and administrators who can help them with issues like harassment and bullying. The EPISD Ally lanyards are a symbol of diversity that has become a standard in the District.
Kellogg's Mission Tiger and Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation on Thursday visited three EPISD schools to announce a grant of $500,000 to benefit middle-school athletics throughout El Paso. The announcement was made by Tony the Tiger and Pro Football Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson.
Student council members from Franklin and Coronado high schools continued their annual tradition of delivering boxfuls of donated gifts to students in EPISD elementary schools. This year, the Holiday Blessings campaign benefited students at Travis Elementary, who each received clothing, socks and a gift to open on Christmas Day.