Jesus Morales, senior of La Feria and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student at Health Professions, performs CPR on infant and saves its life.
This week Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency announced the nomination of 26 Texas public schools as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools, and both STISD middle schools – South Texas ISD Preparatory Academy and South Texas ISD Rising Scholars Academy – were among the nominees.
Alongside family, coaches, and representatives from South Texas Independent School District (STISD), Claire Reed, a senior at South Texas ISD Health Professions in Mercedes, formalized her intent to play Women’s Soccer at the University of Dallas in Irving while majoring in Biochemistry.
Sebastian Sy, Science Academy senior of Pharr, is one of 4,000 students in the nation to have earned an invitation to the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
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STISD High School Selection for current STISD 8th-graders and In-District Transfers for current STISD 7th- and 9th-graders wanting to transfer to another campus within STISD for 2021-2022 will take place online through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal Feb. 8-12, 2021.
The districtwide Battle of the Books competition may have looked different this year from years prior, but the battle continued at both the middle school and high school level.
The medical assisting and emergency medical technician (EMT) certification programs at Medical Professions in Olmito partnered up with the Weslaco Fire Department and the city, where students and teachers assisted with a two-day drive-thru COVID vaccination clinic for community members.
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South Texas ISD World Scholars juniors Selah Celeste Fernandez of McAllen, Dayla Gonzalez of Monte Alto and Victoria Lazo-Romero of Mission, spread some cheer by delivering over 100 hand-written letters to COVID-19 patients.
The music never stops and students part of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) organization at Health Professions, rocked the stage at the annual music festival: PellFest, and all for a good cause.
Ninety-five STISD high school students advance to the Texas Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference, to be held March 3-6, after qualifying at the Regional Leadership Conference held January 8-9.