Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD’s early college initiatives were featured recently by The Boston Globe, in a story published on December 7, 2015.
As a way to pay tribute to retiring theater director Gilbert Zepeda, PSJA North Early College High School students, staff and former thespians will be having a special final performance of the school’s children show Seussical, Jr. and ending the festivities with a retirement dinner on Saturday, Dec. 19.
PSJA T. Jefferson T-STEM Early College High School Senior Jessica Zamarripa and PSJA Memorial Early College High School Senior Deyanira Verdeja were two of 18 recipients of the 2015 Rio Grande Valley Regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Award.
More than 50,000 free books were given to Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD students and staff thanks to a partnership with the school district, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), PSJA AFT and non-profit organization First Book on Saturday, Dec. 12.
In an effort to spread joy this holiday season, a group of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA) students at Raul Yzaguirre Middle School donated approximately 30 handmade scarves to elderly residents at the San Juan Nursing Home (SJNH) on Friday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m.
Project Blue Elf visits Dan Ramirez Elementary!
FIRST-RGV, the City of Pharr and its partners are proud to announce that the University Interscholastic League (UIL) has selected FIRST programs to be one of its robotics partners for UIL's inaugural robotics pilot program, which begins during the 2015-2016 school year.
Twenty High School students and Middle School Students will receive custom patches for their senior jackets.
During the centennial festivities, PSJA school district officials, current and former staff members, alumni of all ages and teachers celebrated and reminisced on the past and shared their future goals. In addition, attendees toured the campus and viewed special alumni memorabilia on display.
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.
This year’s live musical theater productions at all four district comprehensive high schools include Disney’s Peter Pan Jr., High School Musical Jr., Rodger & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Seussical Jr.
Two Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD schools received $2,000 grants from the Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program sponsored by Voya Financial Inc. The grants will be used to fund innovative class projects by Angelica Guzman at Doedyns Elementary in San Juan and Anacita Sugalan at Kennedy Middle School in Pharr.
The Special Teams of PSJA ECHS Army JROTC competed in the Brownsville Hanna HS Military Skills Meet. The Cadets competed in 4 separate disciplines. The Male Mixed Color Guard under the command of Cadet Major Arturo De La Cerda and Cadet Second Lieutenant Adelaida De La Cerda each earned a second place in written knowledge event. The Physical Fitness Team also took 2nd place as a team in Curlup event and 3rd as a team in overall events