December 2015

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Rising Scholars students participate in global ‘Hour of Code’ event
Posted on 12/18/2015
Students from South Texas Independent School District’s (STISD) Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas (Rising Scholars) campus learned how to code this month through the campus’ involvement in the Hour of Code campaign.  READ MORE...
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STISD Board of Directors honors long-time board member for years of service to the district
Posted on 12/18/2015
The STISD Board of Directors and administration recognized long-time board member Eduardo “Ed” Gonzalez of Edinburg for his many years of service to the district during a special called board meeting held on Dec. 9 in Willacy County.   READ MORE...
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BETA teacher earns National Teacher Board Certification
STISD receives excellent audit report
Stan Martinez, an auditor from Pattillo, Brown & Hill, L.L.P., presented the STISD Annual Financial Report for the year ended Aug. 31, 2015, to the STISD Board of Directors at the special called board meeting on Dec. 9.   READ MORE...
STISD students excel in accelerated learning opportunities
The mission of STISD centers on inspiring and developing each student to achieve at the highest level, lead in a chosen field and contribute to a changing world.   READ MORE...
Students score high on college entrance exams
As in years prior, STISD students continue to outperform their peers on the state and national level when it comes to college entrance exam scores.   READ MORE...
Board approves course sequence for Rising Scholars Academy for 2016-17 school year and announcement of new professional vacancies
The 2016-17 course sequence for Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas (Rising Scholars) was approved during the Dec. 1 board meeting.   READ MORE...
BETA STUDENTS RECEIVE YOUTH AWARDS FROM THE HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE CLASSROOM AND COMMUNITY
Two students from South Texas Independent School District’s (STISD) South Texas Business, Education & Technology Academy (BETA) campus in Edinburg were honored for their leadership in the classroom and community at the Rio Grande Valley Regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards ceremony, held on Thursday, Dec. 10, at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg Campus.   READ MORE...