To commemorate this occasion, the district will host a re-dedication ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 9 am and will conclude the festivities with a Centennial Ball that evening.
More than 400 parents in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo School District took the Volunteer Oath during the National Parent Engagement Day 2015 ceremony held Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the City of Pharr’s Pepe Salinas Convention Center.
As part of Generation Texas (GenTX) week events, about 40 seniors at three Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD high schools received on-the-spot admissions and 34 of them were awarded scholarships from St. Mary’s University on Monday, Nov. 16.
Thanks to the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, hundreds of students at the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Buell Central DAEP High School will be reading new library books purchased with a $3,000 Youth Literacy Grant awarded on Sept. 17, 2015.
More than 450 educators and school administrators from around the nation learned about the implementation of early college programs during Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD’s 2nd Annual “College For All” Conference this week, held Nov. 4-6 at the McAllen Convention Center.
As part of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD pre-conference events during the 2nd Annual PSJA "College for All" Conference, leaders of the Greater Texas Foundation held a meeting to discuss the importance of helping ensure that all Texas students are prepared and have access to a postsecondary education. The meeting was held at the PSJA's LBJ Middle School Library on Nov. 4.
Our school has received the distinction of being a National Honor Roll School from Renaissance Learning. In order to qualify for this distinction, students must have at least 85% or higher average correct in their Accelerated Reader tests and must maintain at least 25 minutes a day of engaged reading time. Congratulations to all teachers and most especially to our students who always strive for EXCELLENCE.
Last Thursday, May 14,2015, the book: "Voices from the Valley: Plays by the Fourth Graders of Garcia Elementary School" was released to the community. The students wrote the original plays contained in the book as part of the Young Playwrights’ Theater In-School Playwriting Program. At the event, a group of fifth grade student actors performed four short plays from the book: Dog and Animal Control by Derek Iruegas, Revenge of the Wolves by Sarahi Farias, Toto and the Rainforest by Grace Santana, and Untitled by Daniel Zamora. Each of the fifth grade students received a copy of the book and additional copies are available to order on Amazon.com.
Mrs. Castillo was awarded this morning with a $1,000 check as part of the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award. The school also received $2,500. Mrs. Castillo is one of the five finalists for the Elementary Principal Category. WE ARE PROUD OF YOU!!!
Please check TEA's 2013-2014 School Report Card for our school