Friday, June 15, 2018

City Accepting Applications for Brownsville Youth Advisory Council

Interim City Manager Michael L. Lopez announced today, the Brownsville Youth Advisory Council is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 year. Applications may be submitted starting Friday, June 15, through Sunday, July 15, 2018. The Brownsville Youth Advisory Council was established to engage the youth of Brownsville to identify, assist, and advocate for public interest projects.

Additionally, the Brownsville Youth Council will assist City staff the development of youth programs. “The City of Brownsville is proud to offer this opportunity to the youth in our community for the second consecutive year,” said Interim City Manager Michael L. Lopez. “Civic engagement is essential to the development of leadership skills. We look forward to working with students”.

Incoming high school juniors and seniors may submit applications to the following link: https://www.cob.us/

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Summer Fun for BISD Students

The BISD Athletic Department has released the 2018 summer recreation schedule for BISD students. For more information, call (956)548-8261. View the schedule.

Monday, June 11, 2018

View BISD Graduations Live

The 2018 BISD Early College High School graduations that are held at Sams Stadium will be streamed live on the district homepage or YouTube at BISD-KBSD ITV for viewing by friends and family members who are unable to attend. All other graduation ceremonies will be posted on the BISD website once they are uploaded. The live streaming for graduations at Sams Stadium will follow this schedule: View the designated ceremony here beginning at 7:30 pm.

Veterans Memorial ECHS Sunday, June 10, 2018
Pace ECHS Monday, June 11, 2018
Lopez ECHS Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Porter ECHS Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Rivera ECHS Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hanna ECHS Friday, June 15, 2018.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Read with Me Summer Program at Pullam Elementary

Incoming second graders for the 2018-2019 school year at Mittie A. Pullam Elementary are exploring the iPads they will take for a summer reading program. Students are scouring through over 20,000 high-interest books that accommodate for different levels of reading. Students who are emergent readers have an option to have the book read to them, while students who are on grade level or above can advance at an independent pace.

These iPads are part of an initiative for 1:1 Blended Learning in STEAM Academies. STEAM is an acronym that describes an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Six campuses will serve as the first cohort to rollout STEAM through blended learning using flexible seating, project-based learning, and coding, with 1:1 iPads and the use of digital portfolios. Quality instruction will be offered through high levels of technology integration such as Modification and Redefinition through the SAMR model, while cross-referencing the T-PACK model, P21 Framework’s 4Cs, and iNACOL Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework. The instructional design is rooted in the ISTE standards, College and Career Readiness Standards, and Social-Emotional Learning standards. View the video.

City Accepting Applications for Brownsville Youth Advisory Council

Interim City Manager Michael L. Lopez announced today, the Brownsville Youth Advisory Council is now accepting applications for the 2018-201...