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Lobo Fieldhouse dedication August 12 at Sul Ross

August 6th, 2015

Sul Ross State University Lobo Fieldhouse

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University’s Lobo Fieldhouse will be officially dedicated Wednesday, Aug. 12, with the ceremony incorporated with the August 13-14 meeting of the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System.

An open house of the facility will begin at 4:45pm, followed …

It’s time to register for school

August 6th, 2015

MARFA – All students – new and returning – are asked to come to Marfa elementary next week, Monday-Thursday, August 10 – 13 and register for classes.

On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, hours are 9am-1pm and 2-4pm. Wednesday will be from noon to 6pm.

New students please bring your shot record, government form of ID …

Marfa ISD to host property value workshop Monday

August 6th, 2015

MARFA – Marfa ISD will host an informational workshop for the interested public on the property value study at 7pm Monday, August 10 in the boardroom, 400 West Lincoln Street.

City and county public officials are also invited.

Carla Pope-Osborne with Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott law firm will conduct the workshop, an …

Shorthorn mini cheer camp begins Monday

July 30th, 2015

MARFA – The Shorthorn cheerleaders are gearing up for another sports season with their annual mini cheer camp beginning Monday.

Registration begins at 5pm, and the cheer learning runs to 7:30pm, all at the Marfa Shorthorn Gym. The camp continues through Thursday, August 6.

Camp fee is $20 for first child, $15 for a …

Presidio students and the Community Park Project continues

July 23rd, 2015

(photo courtesy PISD – DPS)STEP students work on the Community Park Project.


PRESIDIO – Students of Texas Exploring Prevention (S.T.E.P.) program of the Presidio ISD Department of Public Safety continue their path toward the success of the Community Park Project.

The Texas Department of State Health Services recently …

Presidio solar car hits the racetrack this month

July 2nd, 2015

This year’s Presidio ISD Solar Car Challenge team is comprised of PISD students Mace Galliete, Taylor Galliete, Tatum Galliete, Esequiel Hernandez, Asa Bishop, Alberto Rodriguez, Leslie Mendoza, Edwin Anaya, Raul Rios, Gilberto Madrid, Sebastian Torres, and Enrique Garcia. The competition will be held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth/Dallas from …

Test scores need work, curriculum director says

June 18th, 2015


MARFA – After his first semester as Marfa ISD Curriculum Director, Oscar Aguero shared preliminary STAAR test scores at the school board meeting on Monday.

“Are they rough? Yes,” said Aguero.

The majority of the test scores show decreases from the 2013-2014 to 2014-2015 school year. The average percentage of …

Marfa ISD considers options as “rich” school district

June 18th, 2015


MARFA – Marfa ISD is taking a proactive approach toward its potential Chapter 41 status, which would classify the district as a “rich” school.

Chief Financial Officer Victoria Sanchez discussed with the board of trustees at the June 15 meeting five different options they could possibly choose for the Chapter …

Local scholarships to PHS class of 2015

June 11th, 2015

PRESIDIO – The Presidio community stepped up once again to provide local scholarships for many of its graduating seniors of 2015, said Presidio ISD counselor John Ferguson.

In a program started in the mid-1970s, the Presidio Local Scholarships this year generated about $60,000 from a cross section of businesses, organizations, families and individuals.

Presidio High …

PHS band earns 14 gold medals at state competition

June 11th, 2015

Presidio High School band members

PRESIDIO – Presidio High School student musicians earned 14 first-place, Division I, gold medals at the 2015 State Solo and Ensemble Contest held recently at Pflugerville High School.

This contest hosted some of the top 1A – 4A high school band students in the state performing college-level …

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