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Marfa ISD is gearing up for the new school year

Marfa ISD is gearing up for the new school year

July 31st, 2014

 Shorthorn band practice begins Monday

Daniel Hernandez, the new band director at Marfa High School, announces that the first marching band practice will be Monday, August 4 beginning at 6 pm.

Meet at the band hall. Bring your instrument and wear comfortable clothes.

Mr. Hernandez will have a schedule and additional information for each student. This is for …

McGlothlin resigns from MISD

July 28th, 2014

Dr. Ross McGlothlin

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Dr. Ross McGlothlin, the former campus-wide principal and current Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Marfa ISD, has resigned.

In a Sunday, July 27 letter to the Marfa ISD board of trustees, McGlothlin states that he has accepted a job offer to serve as the …

MISD teachers, administrators get salary bump

July 24th, 2014

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – As the 2014-2015 school year approaches, the Marfa ISD board of trustees is taking measures to meet Texas Education Agency’s standards for another year. Among those measures include the beginning of salary increases among staff and new school start and finish times.

Marfa ISD Superintendent Andrew Peters proposed a mid-point system …

Developing one of Presidio’s most precious resources: youth

July 10th, 2014

PRESIDIO – The Center for Business Education and Entrepreneurship (CBEE) has given students real life business experience.

There are currently seven interns at the center, including three college students and four high school students.  The college students are majoring in subjects ranging from marketing to promotions to journalism.  The high school students include juniors and seniors …

Presidio ISD Summer Internship Program Offers Local Students Unique Learning Experiences

June 26th, 2014

PRESIDIO – Summer is now in full swing and Presidio ISD’s T-STEM Internship Program is once again presenting local students, grades sixth through 12th, with a fun-filled learning experience. The two week program, which is now in its third year of existence, runs from June 23 through July 3 and will once again feature two …

Presidio ISD Summer Internship Program starts Monday

June 19th, 2014

PRESIDIO – Summer is now in full swing and Presidio ISD’s T-STEM Internship Program is once again presenting local students, grades 6 through 12, with a fun-filled learning experience. The two week program, which is now in its third year of existence, runs from June 23 though July 3 and will once again feature two …

William L. Kibler named sole finalist in Sul Ross Presidential Search

William L. Kibler named sole finalist in Sul Ross Presidential Search

June 16th, 2014

William Kibler

ALPINE – Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall named William L. Kibler, Ph.D., sole finalist in the Sul Ross State University presidential search. Dr. Kibler, currently vice president for student affairs at Mississippi State University, was selected from a field of nearly 40 candidates who applied or were nominated for …

Rolando Gloria Jr. is the LRFMS teacher of the year

June 12th, 2014

 

Rolando Gloria Jr.

By ELIA GONZALES,

LRFMS Parent Liaison

PRESIDIO – Mr. Rolando Gloria Jr. was named as this year’s recipient of the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year Award during a May 30 assembly at Lucy Rede Franco Middle School.

The award is in cooperation with the Franco family honoring and remembering the contribution of …

Presidio students bring first place trophy from STEM Fiesta

June 5th, 2014

The STEM team with their first place trophy, from left, Taylor Galliete, Franz Biantan, Tatum Galliete, and their Teacher Shella Condino.

EL PASO – Three Presidio ISD students, Franz Biantan, Taylor Galliete and Tatum Galliete, were declared winners at the Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Fiesta in El Paso last week. Presidio …

Presidio ISD Summer School Program

June 5th, 2014

Presidio Independent School District is offering its summer school program June 9, 2014 through June 25, 2014 for PES and LRFMS  and July 7-11, 2014 for PHS /ECHS until after state assessments.

Presidio ISD is having summer school from 8:00 – 1:00 Monday – Thursday.  Summer school is mandatory for all students who failed the state …

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