The School Yard

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.

Latinitas 'Business Chica Conference' this Saturday

Girls ages 10-17 are invited to discover their entrepreneurial spirit and to prepare as the leaders of the 21st Century at the Latinitas' Business Chica Conference.

Texas loses bid for federal pre-K funding

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'Go Canutillo!' posters let businesses show pride

Businesses throughout Canutillo are showing their support of the Canutillo High School Football Team by displaying the official Go Canutillo! poster on their doors and windows.

Canutillo ISD cancels classes for Texas football semifinals

The Canutillo Eagles have done something no other El Paso area school has done before. They've made it to the UIL 5-A State Semifinal Championship game.

Dona Ana Community College selects new VP for Academic Affairs

Dona Ana Community College President Dr. Renay Scott today announced that Dr. Mónica Torres, has been selected as Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) at DACC. She is 54 years old. Torres will begin December 16, 2014.

UTEP football player on Capital One Academic All-America team

Wesley Miller was named to the Capital One Academic All-America second team on Thursday.

New Mexico State and Oklahoma State reach agreement on NMSU’s use of the Classic Aggie

New Mexico State University and Oklahoma State University today announced they have signed a licensing agreement allowing NMSU to continue using the Classic Aggie image on a limited number of materials.

San Elizario ISD recognized for AP success

One Borderland school district now stands above the others in our area when it comes to its advanced placement offering.