Sunday, August 2, 2020

Online Registration Video English/Spanish

Eagle Pass ISD’s Online Registration Portal will be open on Monday, June 20, 2020 to register students that were already previously enrolled in the 2019 –2020 school year and will be returning for the 2020—2021 school year. In order to register, parents/guardians must have access to txConnect.
Follow the steps listed to register for the upcoming school year.
Click the links below to view the video for more information





El portal de inscripción en línea del distrito Escolar de Eagle Pass estará abierto el lunes 20 de Junio de 2020 para registrar a los estudiantes que ya estaban inscritos previamente en el año escolar 2019-2020 y que regresarán para el año escolar 2020-2021. Para registrarse, los padres/tutores deben tener acceso a  txConnect. 
Siga los pasos enumerados para registrarse para el próximo año escolar.
Haga clic en los enlaces de arriba para ver el video y obtener más información.

Pre-K Registration English/Spanish

https://www.schoolobjects.com/forms/public/welcome.aspx?fid=adb6f5d8-6010-431e-900d-dc1ea7dffe3a&orgid=d1da6a92-01d2-482b-a04f-e450f27bd732


EPISD Engineering, Health Science, & ECA Academy Applications

 https://www.schoolobjects.com/forms/public/welcome.aspx?fid=24e169d3-bfc7-4e83-a496-e64a6257f557&orgid=d1da6a92-01d2-482b-a04f-e450f27bd732 
https://www.schoolobjects.com/forms/public/welcome.aspx?fid=d77715df-b2b3-4853-92f2-0ca4930e34c9&orgid=d1da6a92-01d2-482b-a04f-e450f27bd732

Thursday, July 9, 2020

EPISD SUMMER STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

The UIL Summer Strength, Conditioning, and Skills program for student athletes in grades 9-12 is scheduled to re-start on Monday, July 13th. 
As per UIL rules, students  may only attend the program in their own attendance zone, and attendance is voluntary. 
Social distancing and safety guidelines will be followed for all workouts. 
Please contact the athletic coordinator for each campus for further information. 

The campus athletic coordinator contact number:
EPHS (Tom Gonzalez) - (830) 773-2381
Winn HS (Eric Villasenor) - (830) 752-3740

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Encuesta de Inicio de Escuela para Familia y Estudiantes


School Start Family & Student Survey


“Alebrijes” Fantastic Figures Around the World Drawing Contest

The Mexican Consulate would like to announce a drawing contest for children ages 6-14, Children Drawing Contest 2020 “Alebrijes” Fantastic Figures Around the World. 
The deadline is August 15th!
You can take your drawing to the Consulate of Mexico in Eagle Pass at 2252 E. Garrison St. or send it via e-mail in JPG or PNG format to imeeag@sre.gob.mx. If you have any questions please call 830-773-9255.

For more information and registration form, please for the link below and good luck!

EPISD Dual Credit Speech Summer School

The EPISD Dual Credit Speech Summer Program took place through remote instruction. Ms. Rachel Sahagun met daily with the students via Google Meets and met with students from both high schools. The students last week of the program was June 29th - July 3rd and they rang the week in with a virtual Spirit Week. The students had a different dress up day everyday that added a little fun to their final week. 

Monday, June 29, 2020

WHS 2020 - 2021 Cheer Tryouts


EPISD Elementary Bilingual Language Acquisition Summer Program

The Elementary Bilingual Language Acquisition Summer Program took place at Graves Elementary through remote instruction. The teachers met daily with the students via Google Meets and provided lessons to help students with oral language skills. The students were excited to participate in this program as they were able to interact with the teacher and other students. The program supervisor, Mrs. Maritza Garcia, and EPISD Bilingual/GT/Fine Arts/Title III Director, Mr. Jaime Gonzalez, would like to thank parents for their continued support throughout the summer program. 

Summer Food Service Program Location

Beginning Monday, June 29th and until further notice the Liberty meal location for the Summer Food Service Program will no longer be available.
Please visit one of the remaining  locations for your meal needs.
This program is funded by TDA & USDA

Eagle Pass High School
Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School
Memorial Junior High School
Rosita Valley Elementary School

Friday, June 26, 2020

EPISD Graduation Safety Measures

To ensure the safety of guests, staff, and students at this year's Graduation Ceremonies, EPISD willl be enforcing strict social distancing protocol and safety measures.
Please view the video in the link below to become familiar with what is to be expected.
Let's all work together to slow the spread!



Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Summer Food Service Program Location

Beginning Wednesday, June 24th and until further notice the Pete Gallego and Kirchner Meal locations for the Summer Food Service Program will no longer be available.
Please visit one of the remaining 5 locations for your meal needs.
This program is funded by TDA & USDA

Eagle Pass High School
Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School
Liberty Elementary School
Memorial Junior High School
Rosita Valley Elementary School

Monday, June 22, 2020

2020 EPISD Graduation Tips and Procedures


With graduation around the corner, EPISD set a few ground rules and tips for the upcoming voluntary graduation ceremonies.

 As this year has definitely had unprecedented occurrences, graduation is completely voluntary this year.

If you chose to participate, then please make sure to follow the outlined guidelines for the ceremonies on Friday, June 26th and Saturday, June 27th! 
If you chose to not participate, you can pick up your diploma the following week after the ceremonies Monday – Thursday from 9-4 at your perspective campus. 
We are asking for all graduates and guests to view the video prior to graduation as it showcases the way the 2020 Graducation Ceremonies will be held and ran for the safety of all in attendance.
The video is available in English and Spanish.
Congratulations Seniors!


Sunday, June 14, 2020

EPHS Summer Strength, Conditioning, & Skills Programs Delayed

The beginning date for Eagle Pass High School's Summer Strength, Conditioning, and Skills program has been temporarily delayed, and WILL NOT START ON MONDAY, JUNE 15th
Students will be contacted by their coaches as to the new starting date.
Students should not come to the campus to participate in the program until further notice!
Thank you for your cooperation.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

WHS Summer Strength, Conditioning, & Skills Programs Delayed

The beginning date for CC Winn High School's Summer Strength, Conditioning, and Skills program has been temporarily delayed, and WILL NOT START ON MONDAY, JUNE 15th
Students will be contacted by their coaches as to the new starting date.
Students should not come to the campus to participate in the program until further notice!
Thank you for your cooperation.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

EPISD SUMMER STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

Summer Strength and Conditioning Program for student-athletes in grades 9-12 will begin on Monday June 15, and be held weekly from Monday-Thursday. 
UIL rules will be followed. 
Social distancing and safety guidelines will be followed for all workouts.
Please contact the athletic coordinator for each campus for more information. 
The campus athletic coordinator contact number:
EPHS (Tom Gonzalez) - (830) 773-2381
Winn HS (Eric Villasenor) - (830) 752-3740

Congratulations to Mrs. Liliana Gutierrez: May Teacher of the Month

Eagle Pass Independent School District has partnered with local businesses throughout our city to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who have made a difference in our community.  The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, and high school teachers in Eagle Pass, Texas.
May's Teacher of the Month is none other than LDC's, Mrs. Liliana Gutierrez. An eight-year veteran teacher, Mrs. Gutierrez has demonstrated passion for teaching and most importantly, the gift of patience. Mrs. Gutierrez is happily married and has 2 amazing children, who both attend UTSA. Her family always supports her long hours and extra time it takes to make activities for her students.
Mrs. Gutierrez has also overcome adversity in her life. In 2016, a mass was found in her right kidney and she was diagnosed with kidney cancer. She underwent surgery and 1/3 of her kidney was removed. She has been cancer free for two years!
Mrs. Gutierrez has always enjoyed teaching young children. Her love for education shines through when she works extremely hard with her students so they can achieve their goals. She works one on one with students until they are successful. As an educator, Mrs. Gutierrez has the patience to work with the students so that they learn to the best of their ability, and grow and mature in the process. 
As the teaching profession becomes more and more demanding, Mrs. Gutierrez has proven herself to be a dependable, supportive early childhood expert whose positive attitude reflect her values and model a culture of excellence in the workplace. In fact, during this CO-VID 19 crisis Mrs. Gutierrez volunteered to write lesson plans for her grade level. She always places professionalism and dedication to the profession above all else. 
For all these reasons and more, Mrs. Liliana Gutierrez is Teacher of the Month. 
A segment will appear on iVision throughout the month of June detailing many more accomplishments of Mrs. Gutierrez.  This month she will also appear on community media, news publications and the EPISD website throughout June 2020.  A teacher will be selected each month through May 2020 for a total of eight (8) honorees.  The “Teacher of the Month” will be chosen based on educational achievements in the classroom, community contributions and innovative programs and techniques used by the teacher. The “Teacher of the Month” will receive a certificate of recognition and will be featured on iVision, local media news, news publications and radio broadcasting.  Additionally, each “Teacher of the Month” will receive donations from local businesses.

Each T.O.M is receiving a “V.I.T (Very Important Teacher) Parking Pass”, a jean voucher for a month, Whataburger Gift Card, and Class Cash to purchase class room supplies. Additionally, each “Teacher of the Month” will receive donations from local businesses.  Thank You Border Federal Credit Union, Ashley Furniture, 1212 Chisolm Group, EPISD Spirit Ambassadors, and Peter Piper Pizza. 

Congratulations to Mrs. Janelle Gonzalez: April Teacher of the Month

Eagle Pass Independent School District has partnered with local businesses throughout our city to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who have made a difference in our community.  The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, and high school teachers in Eagle Pass, Texas.
April's Teacher of the Month is none other than Perfecto Mancha Elementary School's, Mrs. Janelle Gonzalez. Mrs. Gonzalez is a 1st grade teacher at Mancha and serves as a mentor and a true asset to the school. She always goes out of her way to provide quality education for students. Her 14 years of teaching experience reflect in her valuable work and care for her students each day. She provides them with meaningful and engaging lessons in a way that is tailored to each child in her classroom. It is not unlikely to see her tutoring before and after school. She is always one of the first teachers to arrive and the last one to leave. Her colleagues know they can always count on her to take care of students from 7:30 am and beyond 4:00 pm. She serves as first grade level chair and is so dedicated to her craft that she provides guidance to anyone in need. Mrs. Gonzalez is always only one call away, even when she is off duty. 
Mrs. Gonzalez cares for her students even if they are no longer in her classroom. She assists during STAAR testing as a test administrator in 5th grade year after year. She understands stakes are high and always has a word of motivation and encouragement for teachers and students alike. She is also an UIL Coach, kids know and respect her. 
This year, she was assigned as a first-year teacher mentor due to her experience and excellent record as an educator. She is the perfect example of the teacher one can only hope to become. Her teaching style, routines, procedures, and classroom management are a few of her skills truly worthy of praise. She sees the full potential of each students and pushes them to work to the best of their abilities. Her desire and dedication to student success in academics and as individuals is evident. 
Mrs. Gonzalez is an excellent role model and has facilitated the teaching profession for those under her wing. From the first day she welcomed all with open arms and makes everyone feel part of the team. This has tremendous impact on her students' education and makes her one of those teachers you will always remember. Mrs. Gonzalez shares her methods, materials, and ideas every day and comes to school with a smile on her face ready for whatever the day brings. For all these reasons and more, Mrs. Janelle Gonzalez is Teacher of the Month. 
A segment will appear on iVision throughout the month of June detailing many more accomplishments of Mrs. Gonzalez.  This month she will also appear on community media, news publications and the EPISD website throughout June 2020.  A teacher will be selected each month through May 2020 for a total of eight (8) honorees.  The “Teacher of the Month” will be chosen based on educational achievements in the classroom, community contributions and innovative programs and techniques used by the teacher. The “Teacher of the Month” will receive a certificate of recognition and will be featured on iVision, local media news, news publications and radio broadcasting.  Additionally, each “Teacher of the Month” will receive donations from local businesses.

Each T.O.M is receiving a “V.I.T (Very Important Teacher) Parking Pass”, a jean voucher for a month, Whataburger Gift Card, and Class Cash to purchase class room supplies. Additionally, each “Teacher of the Month” will receive donations from local businesses.  Thank You Border Federal Credit Union, Ashley Furniture, 1212 Chisolm Group, EPISD Spirit Ambassadors, and Peter Piper Pizza. 

Congratulations to Ms. Jaclyn Byrne: March Teacher of the Month

Eagle Pass Independent School District has partnered with local businesses throughout our city to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who have made a difference in our community.  The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, and high school teachers in Eagle Pass, Texas.
March's Teacher of the Month is none other than Eagle Pass High School's, Ms. Jaclyn Byrne. Ms. Byrne has the passion and the enthusiasm for Science that shows inside and outside the classroom. During the three years that Ms. Byrne has worked at Eagle Pass High School with the Science Department, she has elevated the standard for teaching practices and has inspired her colleagues to do the same. Ms. Byrne has created an environment for her students that promotes collaboration, inquire-based learning, and creates independent learners. In her Physics and Chemistry classroom, students are constantly exposed to rigorous classroom activities and engaging learning opportunities. 
During her teaching career, Ms. Byrne has been able to connect with the student body not only through her classes, but extracurricular activities. Currently, she coaches EPHS' Junior Varsity Volleyball team. She holds her team to the highest standards while exemplifying the same determinations, passion, and perseverance in her professional life. In addition, she has served as Co-Advisor for the district's Spirit Ambassador program where she has helped build leadership and communication skills. Ms. Byrne also serves on the EPHS National Honor Society Chapter Board and has been an active presence for three years. Ms. Byrne along with the other Board Members, interview and select juniors and sophomores to join the chapter and ensure that all active members uphold the pillars of leadership, service, scholarship, and character. Her work with the Ambassadors and NHS is solely voluntary and she does not receive compensation for it. She enjoys working with them as they are working to become the future leaders of our community. She also has served as Science Club Sponsor and a teacher for the Extended Learning Opportunity Program (ELOP) where she tutored students struggling in science courses afterschool. 
As a colleague, Ms. Byrne is always available to help other teachers in need. She shares her innovative ideas for lesson delivery and formative assessment and never shies away from experimenting with technology. In fact, she gave several trainings on how to use Zoom and other interactive websites to several teachers and administrators during the school closure. 
Her energy, positivity, and communication skills have helped build relationships across departments at EPHS. Last school year, she brought the campus staff together and hosted a Teacher Pep Rally during Football season. It was a hit as she included members of the staff and students alike to bring some pep back to EPHS. Ms. Byrne is appreciated and respected by her colleagues and students. For all these reasons and more, Ms. Jaclyn Byrne is Teacher of the Month. 
A segment will appear on iVision throughout the month of June detailing many more accomplishments of Ms. Byrne.  This month she will also appear on community media, news publications and the EPISD website throughout June 2020.  A teacher will be selected each month through May 2020 for a total of eight (8) honorees.  The “Teacher of the Month” will be chosen based on educational achievements in the classroom, community contributions and innovative programs and techniques used by the teacher. The “Teacher of the Month” will receive a certificate of recognition and will be featured on iVision, local media news, news publications and radio broadcasting.  Additionally, each “Teacher of the Month” will receive donations from local businesses.

Each T.O.M is receiving a “V.I.T (Very Important Teacher) Parking Pass”, a jean voucher for a month, Whataburger Gift Card, and Class Cash to purchase class room supplies. Additionally, each “Teacher of the Month” will receive donations from local businesses.  Thank You Border Federal Credit Union, Ashley Furniture, 1212 Chisolm Group, EPISD Spirit Ambassadors, and Peter Piper Pizza. 

Thursday, June 4, 2020

EPISD Summer Food Service Program

Beginning Monday June 8th, the CC Winn, EPJ, and Mancha meal locations will be closing for the summer.
The other 7 locations will remain open as we begin the summer food program.
Meals will remain as 4 meals on Monday, 4 meals on Tuesday, and 6 meals on Wednesday.
This will cover their breakfast and lunch needs for the entire week
EPISD would like to remind everyone that if the child is not present at meal pickup, then one of the following forms of identification must be shown.
-electronic student report card
-birth certificate
-student campus ID card
-attendance record from parent portal
-official EPISD registration document
These 5 forms will be the only ones accepted at our 7 locations. 
This program is funded by TDEA AND USDA
#eaglepassisd #equippedforsuccess #strongertogether #summerfoodprogram

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Library to Living Room: Little Cloud

Hey EPISD Family!
EPISD is pleased to introduce our new read-aloud series "From the Library to your Living Room".
Each week, we are going to have different EPISD employees reading great children's tales!
We hope that our students follow the link below and enjoy these classic stories in the comfort of their own home.
For our 10th read aloud, we are continuing with "Little Cloud"  by Eric Carle.
Stay safe and keep reading.

Monday, June 1, 2020

June Letter to Families with P-EBT Application Link English



June Letter to Families with P-EBT Application Link Spanish






Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Spanish

La Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios por Pandemia (P-EBT, por sus siglas en inglés) es un beneficio de alimentos único para las familias que perdieron el acceso a comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido debido al cierre de las escuelas. A fin de mayo, las escuelas les enviarán instrucciones para realizar una solicitud a las familias elegibles para la P-EBT. La solicitud de la P-EBT estará disponible la primera semana de junio. 
Los beneficios de alimentos de la P-EBT son para los niños que recibieron beneficios de alimentos del Programa Asistencial de Nutrición Suplementaria (SNAP, por sus siglas en inglés) para marzo de 2020 y para los niños que estén certificados para recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido en Texas durante el año escolar 2019-20. Para obtener más información, visite: hhs.texas.gov/PEBT  

Monday, May 25, 2020

Library to Living Room: I Went Walking

Hey EPISD Family!
EPISD is pleased to introduce our new read-aloud series "From the Library to your Living Room".
Each week, we are going to have different EPISD employees reading great children's tales!
We hope that our students follow the link below and enjoy these classic stories in the comfort of their own home.
For our 9th read aloud and in honor of May being Better Hearing and Speech Month, we are continuing with a signed read aloud of "I Went Walking"  by Sue Williams.
Stay safe and keep reading.


Friday, May 22, 2020

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT)

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a one-time food benefit for families who lost access to free or reduced-price meals due to school closures. Eligible P-EBT families will receive application instructions from schools in late May. The P-EBT application will open the first week of June. 
P-EBT food benefits are for children who received SNAP food benefits for March 2020 and children who are certified for free or reduced-price school meals during the 2019-20 Texas school year. For more information, visit: hhs.texas.gov/PEBT