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San Eli Golden Starlettes need your help

The Golden Starlettes, the dance team for San Elizario High School is headed to the Contest of Champions in Orlando, but they need your help. The trip will cost the team $27,000.  So far, they've raised $17,000.

Parents at North Loop Elementary earn their Passport to Success

A group of parents in the Lower Valley is now better prepared to help their children do well in school thanks to a program called "passport to success".

Earth Day mural contest back for 2015

The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) is happy to announce its Earth Day Mural Design Contest is back for 2015. The competition is open to all El Paso-area high school students and their art teachers.

EPCC enrollment offices open through Holiday Break

Even though most of El Paso Community College campus offices will be closed through the Holiday break, there is one office that will remain open for students.

Parkland High School gets 270 Chromebooks for students

Students at a Northeast El Paso high school now have some brand new tech gear to help them with their studies.

Fabens ISD will not close Early College program

Expected declining enrollment in the Fabens ISD Early College program has fueled rumors of the closing of Cotton Valley Early College High School. The Fabens school board made no decision Wednesday night, though.

Hurd family property named to National Historic Register thanks to NMSU grad

A New Mexico State University graduate’s final project has succeeded on a national level.

Franklin HS offensive coordinator named head football coach at Pebble Hills HS

The former Offensive Coordinator at Franklin High School has been named the first-ever head football coach at Socorro ISD's new high school, Pebble Hills High for the 2015-2016 school year.

SISD responds to 'Taco Dog' drama

Some parents in Socorro Independent School District are up in arms over a particular food item that showed up on their kids' plates earlier this week.

UTEP'S community service earns national recognition

The Corporation for National and Community Service recently announced that The University of Texas at El Paso is included in the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Bathroom complaint raises questions about El Paso schools & transgender students

A recent complaint involving a local transgender student is raising questions about how El Paso-area school districts handle gender identity.

Texas A&M may name building after Rick Perry


Fall Commencement: UTEP, NMSU, TTUHSC and EPCC prepare for fall graduation

When you think of graduation, you might think about the month of May or early June. But for three area colleges and universities, December is also an important time for graduation.

Canutillo Eagles get special escort en route to state semifinals game

When the Canutillo High School football team makes its way to Lubbock for the Texas state semifinal game against Ennis on Friday, they will be well protected by a caravan of law enforcement vehicles escorting them all the way to the El Paso Cou

UTEP receives scholarship funding from Consul General of Mexico

UTEP President Diana Natalicio accepted a $20,000 check from the Consul General of Mexico in El Paso to provide scholarships to Mexican students through the IME Becas Scholarship Program Thursday afternoon.