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Current Ed Willkie Assistant Principal Danny Knowles has been named as the new principal of EWMS and will begin serving in this new role early next month. Click the headline to read more.
Nika Davis has been named the vice president of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP). Known for her hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence, Davis will serve more than 5,000 secondary administrator members within the 20 regions across the state.
EMS ISD was recently awarded more than $265,000 in grant funds to be applied toward the implementation of an innovative, high quality Pre-Kindergarten program. The money will be used to provide staff development, purchase new supplemental resources and instructional materials, and offer additional educational field trips and fine arts events. Click the headline to read more.
EMS ISD is pleased to announce that Gina Mayfield has been named as the new principal of Northbrook Elementary School. Mayfield comes to EMS ISD from Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD where she currently serves as the Principal of Harrison Lane Elementary School. Click the headline to read more about Mrs. Mayfield.
The school year has officially ended, but the learning will not stop for several EMS ISD teachers who have devoted their summer to improving their instructional classroom skills. One of the sessions used to improve these skills is the Amazing Local History Race course, which was held last week, and included social studies teachers from all levels. Click on the headline to read more.
EMS ISD is pleased to announce that Dr. Audrey Arnold, former Superintendent of White Settlement ISD, has been named as the new principal of Lake Point Elementary School. She brings 30 years of experience serving students, teachers, and families in public schools. Click the headline to read more about Dr. Arnold.
The State Board of Education (SBOE) has issued a survey in English and Spanish to seek public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gather suggestions for future program development. Click the headline to access the SBOE survey links and provide your input.
The TEA announced late Friday, June 10, that it is removing student consequences attached to STAAR assessments for 5th and 8th grade students for the 2015-2016 school year. As a result, the June 21-22 retest has been cancelled; however, the district will continue with summer school for those who choose to attend and will focus on individual student needs, without the testing component. Click the headline for contacts and additional information.
EMS ISD Health Services is looking for people that are registered nurses, paramedics, or LVNs who have a passion for kids to work as nurse substitutes. Click the headline to learn more.
The Effie Center is more than an after-school program for high school students. For many, it's a safe haven where they can go to enjoy supervised, unstructured "down" time after a rigorous day of learning. Click the headline to read more about how this program supports EMS ISD students.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District Board of Trustees is currently seeking applications from community members to serve on the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC). Click the headline to learn more about how you can get involved.
During the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Competition on May 29, two students from Chisholm Trail High School’s fine arts program were named as Outstanding Performers – an honor reserved for fewer than 0.5 percent of musicians performing in UIL Solo & Ensemble competitions. Click the headline to learn more.