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Education Foundation of STISD Hires BETA Alumnus as Executive Director
Posted on 02/07/2020
The Education Foundation of STISD recently hired Koorosh Famitafreshi as its new executive director.   READ MORE... about Education Foundation of STISD Hires BETA Alumnus as Executive Director
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World Scholars Showcases IB Film and IB Visual Arts Projects During Campus Art Festival
Posted on 02/07/2020
STISD World Scholars hosted the annual campus Art Festival on Jan. 31 to showcase IB candidates' creativity through IB Film and IB Visual Arts.   READ MORE... about World Scholars Showcases IB Film and IB Visual Arts Projects During Campus Art Festival
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Project Lead the Way Distinguished School STISD Science Academy Welcomes Visitors to Learn About its Programs
Posted on 02/06/2020
Science Academy was named a 2018-2019 Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Distinguished School in spring 2019, and as such, had the privilege of sharing its program and teaching practices with 15 school district representatives from throughout the RGV and elsewhere in the state in January.  READ MORE... about Project Lead the Way Distinguished School STISD Science Academy Welcomes Visitors to Learn About its Programs
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Science Academy Collaboration with Texas A&M University Exposes Students to Real-Life Application of Statics
Posted on 02/06/2020
As part of a larger collaboration with Texas A&M University, four representatives from the university's Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel, part of the university’s Engineering department, visited Science Academy to provide students with exposure to real-life application of “statics."  READ MORE... about Science Academy Collaboration with Texas A&M University Exposes Students to Real-Life Application of Statics
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Twenty-year-old Teacher Academy Time Capsule Opened by Former Teacher and Alumni
Posted on 02/05/2020
Former Teacher Academy instructor Robin Cramer and alumni from her 7th-grade class in 2000 returned to the campus on Feb. 2 to dig up and open a time capsule buried 20 years earlier.  READ MORE... about Twenty-year-old Teacher Academy Time Capsule Opened by Former Teacher and Alumni
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Winning Teams from District Battle of the Books Competition Advance to Regional Meet This Month
Posted on 02/05/2020
STISD kicked off the new year with the district’s sixth annual Battle of the Books competition, with the middle schools facing off on Wednesday, Jan. 15, and the high schools competing the following evening.  READ MORE... about Winning Teams from District Battle of the Books Competition Advance to Regional Meet This Month
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STISD Board Approves New Courses and Programs for 2020-2021
Posted on 02/05/2020
Students have new course options and programs to look forward to after the STISD Board of Directors approved proposals from Science Academy and World Scholars for 2020-2021.  READ MORE... about STISD Board Approves New Courses and Programs for 2020-2021
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STISD Campuses to Compete in Inaugural Superintendent's Cup Co-Ed Softball Tournament
Posted on 02/03/2020
Teams from all six STISD campuses will face off in the inaugural Superintendent's Cup Co-Ed Softball Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15.  READ MORE... about STISD Campuses to Compete in Inaugural Superintendent's Cup Co-Ed Softball Tournament
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STISD continues to encourage Advanced Placement (AP) & International Baccalaureate (IB) participation for all students
Posted on 09/09/2019
Believing in the importance of participation in higher-level courses and the effects on student success, STISD encourages all students to participate in these offerings. The 2019 Score Report shows the district's progress in this area.  READ MORE... about STISD continues to encourage Advanced Placement (AP) & International Baccalaureate (IB) participation for all students
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STISD recognized for 2019 State Accountability Ratings
Posted on 09/09/2019
All six STISD campuses and the district community as a whole were recognized on Tuesday, Aug. 27, for earning As in this year's State Accountability System.  READ MORE... about STISD recognized for 2019 State Accountability Ratings
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STISD and Campuses Rank Among Best in State and Nation in Niche 2020
Posted on 08/29/2019
South Texas Independent School District (STISD) ranked 3rd in Texas (out of 1,002 school districts ranked) and 38th in the nation (out of 10,782 districts ranked) in the 2020 Best School Districts rankings released this month.   READ MORE... about STISD and Campuses Rank Among Best in State and Nation in Niche 2020
STISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in State and Nation
Posted on 05/06/2019
Last week U.S. News & World Report published its 2019 Best High Schools Rankings, in which all four South Texas Independent School District (STISD) high schools rank among the best in the state and nation.   READ MORE... about STISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in State and Nation