Monday, April 23, 2018

BISD featured by national nonprofit organization

Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit organization, featured BISD in a video titled, “Essential Elements for Early College Expansion.” In the video, BISD Superintendent Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Mrs. Berta Peña, and Administrator of Advanced Academics Mr. Merrill Hammons speak about the early college initiatives available at BISD. Click here to view the video.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Lopez ECHS Band Selected as Band of the Year

The Texas Bandmasters Association has awarded the 2018 Exemplary High School Band Award to the Lopez Early College High School Band. This is the first time a BISD band program has received such a prestigious honor. The award is presented to a band program and director that have proven to be a consistent exemplary program in Texas for an extended period of time. The Lopez ECHS Band, under the leadership of Director George Trevino, continues to be recognized as one of the premier high school band programs in the state of Texas. Congratulations!

Monday, April 16, 2018

Second Semester Attendance Competition Recognition

BISD Pupil Services congratulates the following campuses for their outstanding attendance rate during the second semester of the 2017-2018 academic year:

Elementary Schools
Breeden Elementary School – 97.75
Egly Elementary School – 97.54
Hudson Elementary School – 97.61

Middle Schools
Lucio Middle School – 97.99
Stillman Middle School – 97.49

High Schools
Brownsville Early College High School – 97.73

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

2018 Texas Science & Engineering Fair Results

Congratulations to all BISD students who participated in the 2018 Texas Science & Engineering Fair on March 24, 2018! The following students placed in their categories:

• Sandra Salazar (Faulk Middle School) placed 3rd in Material Science.
• Rianna Trevino (Manzano Middle School) placed 3rd in Biochemistry.
• Theresia Rookstool and Layla Hesseling (Vela Middle School) placed 3rd in Mathematics.
• Alondra Gonzalez (Veterans Memorial ECHS) won a $500 Conservation Award from Master Naturalist and a $2,500 Scholarship from Texas Tech University for her work in Environmental Engineering.