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Marfa student athletes at the state track & field meet in Austin

May 21st, 2015

Raven Hollins placed fourth in the 100-meter dash. (photos by TRAVIS HARSCH)

 

Eduardo Amaro placed sixth in the 400-meter dash.

Help the RoboHorns

April 23rd, 2015

 

The Marfa Rotary Club has made a $520 donation to the Marfa Robotics Team. The donation will help the team pay for travel expenses for their trip to St. Louis this week to participate in the World Championship. From left, Rotarian Larry Skiles, and students Michael Vega-Reyes, Andy Garcia, Gisselle Lujan, Isaiah …

The RoboHorns arrive in St. Louis

April 23rd, 2015

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

ST. LOUIS, Missouri – After a 4am wake-up call, a half day of delayed flights and anxious students, the Marfa High School robotics team arrived in St. Louis Tuesday afternoon. The RoboHorns are competing with more than 600 robotics team from around the world in the FIRST …

Montessori education to expand at Marfa ISD

April 23rd, 2015

By ANDREW PETERS, Superintendent

I am excited to announce the expansion of Montessori education at Marfa ISD. When Marfa Montessori, a private, successful not-for-profit organization agreed to merge their services with the Marfa ISD to provide free education for three-, four-, and five-year-olds of Marfa, none of us knew how well this approach to …

Shorthorn Band performs National Anthem at Chihuahuas game

April 17th, 2015

The Marfa Shorthorn Marching Band performs the National Anthem Thursday evening to start the Chihuahuas’ final game of their homestand against Reno at Southwest University Park. Daniel Hernandez is the band director. (photos by and courtesy of MARK LAMBIE, El Paso Times)

The Marfa Shorthorn Band, under the direction of Daniel Hernandez, opened …

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 …

Marfa ISD seeks to become an Early College High School

Marfa ISD seeks to become an Early College High School

November 27th, 2013

Fiscal audit is unqualified with no findings

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Marfa ISD board of trustees have given their blessing to Superintendent Andrew Peters to submit an application to Texas Education Agency (TEA) to designate Marfa ISD as an Early College High School.

Peters presented the program at the November 18 board meeting that would allow …

the road to excellence

the road to excellence

October 17th, 2013

Marfa ISD and its diversified academics and sports programs

By ANDREW PETERS

Marfa Independent School District is a unique public school with tuition free courses open to all students. Since 1901 Marfa has had a public school system, but never a school that is as diverse and special as Marfa Schools are today. The district has a …

the road to excellence

the road to excellence

June 13th, 2013

Successful summer program under way

By ANDREW PETERS

As you read today’s issue of the Big Bend Sentinel, the MISD Summer Shake-up program is half over. It is hard to believe. Anna Kreger and Jaylia Foster, MISD teachers, have coordinated a number of educational programs for our community’s children. We averaged over 60 students the first two …

Shorthorn supporters rally to save image

Shorthorn supporters rally to save image

May 30th, 2013

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – Marfa school board members met on Tuesday in a special session packed with citizens concerned with the rebranding of the school, specifically the changing of the Shorthorn mascot image.

The controversy began with plans to redesign the school’s website, which is now outsourced to a private company that has total administrative …

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