December 2018

Medical Academy Luz Zamora seated in student lounge
Medical Academy Counselor Named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction
Posted on 12/20/2018
Luz Zamora, a counselor at STISD's Medical Academy campus in Olmito, was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).  Read more about Medical Academy Counselor Named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction
New STISD board members Jaime Solis, Dr. Martin Castillo and Eduardo Roberto Rodriguez taking oath of office
STISD Board of Directors Welcomes Three New Members to Team of 24
Posted on 12/20/2018
Three new members took the oath of office to join the STISD board of directors during the Nov. 27 board meeting. Eduardo Roberto Rodriguez of Brownsville, and Martin Castillo, Jr., D.C., and Jaime Solis, who both reside in Edinburg, joined the team of 24.   Read more about STISD Board of Directors Welcomes Three New Members to Team of 24
Board members Douglas Buchanan and Abiel Cantu take oath of office
STISD Board Elects New Officers
Posted on 12/20/2018
Oaths of office were administered to newly-elected, appointed, re-appointed and re-elected directors from the STISD board, and the board elected new officers, during the Nov. 27 meeting.  Read more about STISD Board Elects New Officers
Board Recognizes STPA Student for Earning State Champion Title
Posted on 12/20/2018
STPA eighth-grader Ryan Servantes, of Mission, was recognized by the STISD board of directors during the Nov. 27 board meeting for earning an individual State Champion title at the Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League (TCSAAL) Cross Country State Meet.  Read more about Board Recognizes STPA Student for Earning State Champion Title
Board Recognizes Former Members for Years of Service to the District
Posted on 12/20/2018
During the special called board meeting held on Dec. 12, the STISD board of directors recognized former board members Maria G. Leal, Joe L. Lopez, Eliceo Muñoz, III, and Berta Palacios for their years of dedicated service to STISD.  Read more about Board Recognizes Former Members for Years of Service to the District
Med High students Alaina Garza, on left, and Victoria Garza, on right, standing in hallway
Two Med High Students Develop Award-Winning Apps Through Congressional App Challenge
Posted on 12/13/2018
Two Med High students have been selected as district winners in the 2018 Congressional App Challenge.  Read more about Two Med High Students Develop Award-Winning Apps Through Congressional App Challenge
Group of male and female students run next to line of school buses during Spartan Olympics 5K Run/Walk
Spartans Come Together for a Cause
Posted on 12/06/2018
STPA hosted the Fifth Annual Spartan Olympics 5K Run/Walk on Nov. 30.  Read more about Spartans Come Together for a Cause
Adult codes while student watches on proudly during Code and Coffee event
RSA Hosts 'Code and Coffee' Event to Engage Adults in Coding
Posted on 12/05/2018
RSA hosted a Code and Coffee community event on Dec. 4, during Computer Science Week, to promote coding amongst adults.  Read more about RSA Hosts 'Code and Coffee' Event to Engage Adults in Coding