Official El Paso Independent School District

Official El Paso Independent School District El Paso ISD is a Texas District of Innovation. This page is designed to share news and celebrate the accomplishments of our students and staff.
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Located in El Paso, Texas, the El Paso Independent School District is the largest district along the Texas-Mexico border. With 60,000 students in more than 90 campuses, EPISD also is the 10th largest district in Texas. This page is meant to celebrate the successes of our students and staff. Concerns and complaints are welcomed by the District as a way to help us improve our customer service. To share concerns and complaints please email [email protected]

This pandemic won't stop our amazing new teachers! More 100 new EPISD teachers this week are participating in the New Te...
08/05/2020

This pandemic won't stop our amazing new teachers!

More 100 new EPISD teachers this week are participating in the New Teacher Support Academy, which this year is being done digitally. These new educators are getting some amazing training and tips from experts on how best to meet their professional goals.

Welcome to EPISD! We can't wait to meet you in person! #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

Did you know children who attend Pre-K perform better in 🎒 school? EPISD offers Pre-K for 3 and 4-year olds ✏️. Register...
08/05/2020

Did you know children who attend Pre-K perform better in 🎒 school? EPISD offers Pre-K for 3 and 4-year olds ✏️. Register today ➡️ https://bit.ly/EPISDp #IamEPISD

EPISD’s Class of 2020 is now complete! 👨🏽‍🎓👩‍🎓Congrats to the summer graduates from EPISD who this morning walked across...
08/05/2020

EPISD’s Class of 2020 is now complete! 👨🏽‍🎓👩‍🎓

Congrats to the summer graduates from EPISD who this morning walked across the stage to receive their high-school diploma. Their hard work and dedication paid off and they’re now official alumni from their respective schools. Check out the story and photos! ➡️ bit.ly/30tiXS6 #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

EPISD will begin winding down its summer meal program this week as students get ready to return to school and we start o...
08/05/2020

EPISD will begin winding down its summer meal program this week as students get ready to return to school and we start our Free & Reduced-Priced Meal Program. 🍗🥪

Distribution sites at elementary and middle schools will end operations this Friday, while distribution sites at high schools will continue through Friday, Aug. 14. Read more ➡️ https://bit.ly/30t1hpK.

Don’t forget to pick up your delicious Eat Smart Café free grab n’ go summer meals 🍗 between 9:30-11:30 a.m. today! Summ...
08/05/2020

Don’t forget to pick up your delicious Eat Smart Café free grab n’ go summer meals 🍗 between 9:30-11:30 a.m. today! Summer meal distribution will end Aug. 7 for elementary and middle schools. Meals 🍕 may be picked up at Andress, Bowie, Chapin and Franklin high schools up to Aug. 14 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). #IamEPISD

Wanted: Artists to help the Coronado Class of 2017 complete its legacy gift to the school. 👩‍🎨 🎨 A committee of graduate...
08/04/2020

Wanted: Artists to help the Coronado Class of 2017 complete its legacy gift to the school. 👩‍🎨 🎨

A committee of graduates from the West Side school is looking for proposals for a mural that will adorn the entrance of the re-built campus. Interested artists in El Paso, check it out! ➡️ bit.ly/3kcKoHO #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

Do you need help with registration or the EPISD Reopening survey? Send a text message 📲 to 915-526-6767 and please inclu...
08/04/2020

Do you need help with registration or the EPISD Reopening survey? Send a text message 📲 to 915-526-6767 and please include the following information: Parent Name, Student Name, School Name, Student ID and Issue or problem ➡️ https://bit.ly/EPISD2021 #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

UPDATE: Tomorrow’s special meeting of the Board of Trustees has been canceled. The agenda items from that meeting will b...
08/04/2020

UPDATE: Tomorrow’s special meeting of the Board of Trustees has been canceled. The agenda items from that meeting will be placed on the Aug 11 regular meeting of the Board.

The scheduled audit committee meeting of the Board will go on as scheduled at 8:30 AM via livestream here: www.episd.org/Page/243.

The public has the opportunity to address the board on any item on the agendas. To sign up to speak to the board, please call 915-230-25676 or visit www.episd.org/Page/242. To view the agenda visit www.episd.org/Page/4360.

Superintendent Juan Cabrera on the anniversary of the Aug. 3 attacks on El Paso: “The attacker’s intent to weaken our be...
08/03/2020

Superintendent Juan Cabrera on the anniversary of the Aug. 3 attacks on El Paso: “The attacker’s intent to weaken our beautiful city and culture unequivocally backfired. Instead of cowering, El Pasoans did what they have done for generations: fight back, thrive and protect our community.”

Read his message ▶️ bit.ly/2XpBRYl. #ElPasoSTRONG #EPISDProud

EPISD will observe a moment of silence at 10:40 a.m. today in memory of the 23 people killed during the Aug. 3, 2019 att...
08/03/2020

EPISD will observe a moment of silence at 10:40 a.m. today in memory of the 23 people killed during the Aug. 3, 2019 attack on El Paso. We encourage our families, employees and community to join us in remembering the victims and survivors on this somber anniversary.

May the spirit of unity and understanding continue to guide us. #ElPasoSTRONG #EPISDProud

The Friends of Texas Public Schools and TSPRA remind us that public schools are the best choice. Public school teachers ...
08/01/2020

The Friends of Texas Public Schools and TSPRA remind us that public schools are the best choice. Public school teachers are highly skilled educators who nurture learning, our schools offer numerous resources to support families and we continue to offer extracurriculars/athletics for students to thrive.

Public schools are more prepared than any other option to educate our children, whether it be live on campus or online from home. Learn more ➡️ https://buff.ly/2P2vpSm

Take a moment to review the 📓 EPISD 2020-21 school calendar. The updated calendar reflects the shortening of the October...
07/31/2020

Take a moment to review the 📓 EPISD 2020-21 school calendar. The updated calendar reflects the shortening of the October intercession to one week (October 12-16) and the last day of instruction (June 15). Learn more ➡️ https://bit.ly/EPISDcal #IamEPISD

EPISD today announced the appointment of several new principal positions. Please help us welcome these amazing educators...
07/30/2020

EPISD today announced the appointment of several new principal positions. Please help us welcome these amazing educators to their new roles! Read more ➡️ https://bit.ly/2XdIRHB #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

EPISD Executive Director for Student and Family Empowerment, Ray Lozano, will join Collaborative for Academic, Social, a...
07/30/2020

EPISD Executive Director for Student and Family Empowerment, Ray Lozano, will join Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and other district leaders, for a webinar exploring the SEL Roadmap for School Reopening on Friday, July 31 at 11 a.m. They will share guidance for beginning the new school year with equity-focused SEL strategies. Register ➡️ https://bit.ly/39k2Fhf #CASELCARES #IamEPISD

Please help us welcome the new Bowie High School varsity girls basketball coach, Antonio Torres! Coach Torres is a Bowie...
07/30/2020

Please help us welcome the new Bowie High School varsity girls basketball coach, Antonio Torres! Coach Torres is a Bowie alumnus and is excited to return to Oso Country where he played high-school basketball in the 1990s. He comes to Bowie after spending several years as the assistant varsity basketball coach at Riverside High School. Good luck, Coach Torres! #LaBowie #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

07/30/2020
Denver Dallas Regional Census Up

It's time to Census Up! El Paso Mayor Dee Margo reminds us to take the Census online at My2020Census.gov or call (844) 330-2020 #ElPasoCensus #TogetherFearlessWeCount #IamEPISD

Denver/Dallas Regional Census Up 2020census.gov 844-330-2020 #census

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso experts are hosting this virtual COVID-19 Educational Health Fair to answer qu...
07/30/2020

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso experts are hosting this virtual COVID-19 Educational Health Fair to answer questions and address concerns about the pandemic. There are sessions in English and Spanish starting this Saturday.

Register for a session here: https://bit.ly/2D2Adot. #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

El Pasoans will mark the anniversary of the Aug. 3 attack on the city this weekend by lighting luminarias at home. This ...
07/30/2020

El Pasoans will mark the anniversary of the Aug. 3 attack on the city this weekend by lighting luminarias at home. This week, students from Bowie High School helped distribute the luminaria kits at Guillen Middle School.

Read more about this ➡️ bit.ly/33g5uz7 #IamEPISD #ElPasoStrong #LoveForElPaso

Did you know that you can review sample 📓 school schedules online? Select the option that’s best for you online in the E...
07/30/2020

Did you know that you can review sample 📓 school schedules online? Select the option that’s best for you online in the EPISD Reopening Survey ➡️ bit.ly/EPISD2021 #IamEPISD

El Paso High School teacher and fitness guru Clarissa Marquez needs your help to land the cover of Ms. Health & Fitness ...
07/29/2020

El Paso High School teacher and fitness guru Clarissa Marquez needs your help to land the cover of Ms. Health & Fitness magazine, along with a $20,000 prize. The body builder and roller-derby player is in good shape to advance in the competition, but needs more votes from her EPISD Family!

Vote here: bit.ly/33eqSo2

Read more about her here: bit.ly/3hI6UWS

#IamEPISD #EPISDProud

EPISD’s annual CyberPatriot Camp gave students a chance to explore computer virus protections and other critical safety ...
07/29/2020

EPISD’s annual CyberPatriot Camp gave students a chance to explore computer virus protections and other critical safety measures in this digital era — skills that are critical as we rely on the internet more and more. 👩🏽‍💻🕵🏽

Check out what students learned ➡️ bit.ly/33jHP0L. #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

Get your kids off the couch and in the kitchen this Saturday for the first edition of “Kids in the Cocina,” a cooking sh...
07/29/2020

Get your kids off the couch and in the kitchen this Saturday for the first edition of “Kids in the Cocina,” a cooking show for students hosted by Bowie High's Chef Christopher Puga.👨‍🍳 Chef partnered with PBS ElPaso to bring this show to reality via Facebook Live. See you at 10:30 AM on Saturday. We’re making pizza! 🍕 ➡️ bit.ly/2DgutXU #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

Don’t forget to register and complete the EPISD Reopening Survey 💻 online! Both must be completed for students to be enr...
07/28/2020

Don’t forget to register and complete the EPISD Reopening Survey 💻 online! Both must be completed for students to be enrolled for the 2020-21 school year #IamEPISD

Registration ➡️ https://bit.ly/2wOJNZ6
Reopening Plan Survey ➡️ bit.ly/EPISD2021

Important news from the Texas Education Agency regarding STAAR testing during the 2020-2021 school year. #IamEPISD
07/28/2020
Governor Abbott Waives Grade Promotion Requirements For 2020-2021 STAAR Testing

Important news from the Texas Education Agency regarding STAAR testing during the 2020-2021 school year. #IamEPISD

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students in grades 5 and 8 has been waived for the upcoming school year. Typically, school systems must take into account a student’s score on ...

Submit the EPISD Reopening Survey today! Select your preferred instruction model: 1️⃣ a combination of EPISD@Home with l...
07/27/2020

Submit the EPISD Reopening Survey today! Select your preferred instruction model: 1️⃣ a combination of [email protected] with live on-campus classes twice a week, 2️⃣ 100 percent remote learning through [email protected] and 3️⃣ full-time in-person classes for students enrolled in select special academic programs.

Review sample schedules and make your selection ➡️ https://bit.ly/EPISD2021 Don’t forget -you must make a selection for each child enrolled in the district. #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

Don’t miss an exclusive webinar with national leaders of America’s largest public school districts, including EPISD supe...
07/24/2020

Don’t miss an exclusive webinar with national leaders of America’s largest public school districts, including EPISD superintendent Juan Cabrera, Fairfax County and New York City, to discuss “What Will It Take to Dismantle Racism and Achieve Equity in America’s Public Schools?” Reserve your spot for Friday, July 24 at 2 p.m. ➡️ https://bit.ly/32VCZWW #IamEPISD #EPISDproud

Shape your future El Paso! It’s not too late to ensure a better future for you and your community.  Take the census onli...
07/23/2020

Shape your future El Paso! It’s not too late to ensure a better future for you and your community. Take the census online at 💻 http://My2020Census.gov or call 📲 844-330-2020 #TogetherFearlessWeCount #ElPasoCensus #IamEPISD

Is your EPISD 💻 MacBook, iPad or device malfunctioning or broken? Now is the time to get it fixed before the start of th...
07/23/2020

Is your EPISD 💻 MacBook, iPad or device malfunctioning or broken? Now is the time to get it fixed before the start of the school year. Get assistance from our Technology Help Desk by completing an online support form ➡️ https://bit.ly/EPISDtech #IamEPISD #EPISDproud [email protected]

Shout out to the Bowie HS and El Paso HS student council and class officers who braved the 🔥 heat to volunteer at the Gu...
07/22/2020

Shout out to the Bowie HS and El Paso HS student council and class officers who braved the 🔥 heat to volunteer at the Guillen 🍎 food pantry. Learn more ➡️bit.ly/EPISD89 #IamEPISD #EPISDproud

Congratulations 👏 to Jefferson/Silva theater teacher, Anthony Stokes, for receiving a Black Puppeteer Empowerment Grant!...
07/22/2020

Congratulations 👏 to Jefferson/Silva theater teacher, Anthony Stokes, for receiving a Black Puppeteer Empowerment Grant! Mr. Stokes is one of six artists selected by the Puppet Showplace Theater for the national Black Puppeteer Empowerment Grant and Creative Research Residency. The grant funds the development of the 📽️ project, and a mentorship with a renowned New York City master puppeteer. Learn more about the film, 🐑 “Bawba Sheep’s Black” ➡️ https://bit.ly/EPISDbawba #IamEPISD #EPISDProud

Don’t forget to pick up your delicious Eat Smart Café grab n’ go summer meals between 9:30-11:30 a.m. today! Free lunch ...
07/22/2020

Don’t forget to pick up your delicious Eat Smart Café grab n’ go summer meals between 9:30-11:30 a.m. today! Free lunch and 🥛 breakfast meals for kids 1-18 years old are served on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This week enjoy 🍑 orange chicken with stir fry 🥦 veggies, 🌯 bean burritos, corn dogs/hot dogs and 🍕PizzaBolis. Learn more at ➡️ https://bit.ly/3bNbUpR #IamEPISD

Important news from the University Interscholastic League regarding fall sports in Texas public schools. Read more about...
07/21/2020

Important news from the University Interscholastic League regarding fall sports in Texas public schools. Read more about the news to delay the season in order to cope with the COVID pandemic. 🏈🏐🎾 #GoEPISD #IamEPISD

Read more about it ➡️ bit.ly/30svaW4

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