FastForWord to Basketball Season

Marfa ISD is excited to begin using FastForWord as a new reading software program. It will be used for all reading levels including ESL students. Basketball season also has begun in Marfa with both the boy’s and girl’s teams kicking off.

Photos by Marfa Schools Staff

Good luck to the Shorthorns as they hit the playoffs tonight in Kermit!

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March Happenings

The Men’s Basketball team is in the Playoffs with the first game on Thursday, February 26 in Kermit.  Golf, Softball, and Track have started as well. Check out the calendar to see the full schedules.

March 2 – 6 is Texas Public Schools week and on Tuesday the ISD is holding an Open House from 6 to 7 p.m. on all campuses. The public is invited. It is a come and go event.

Spring Break is March 16 – 20th. Also next year’s calendar has been posted. Marfa ISD will go back to the second week of the month for Spring Break. …

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Our students have successfully participated in a robotics competition for the past five years. This year the senior students have asked to accept a new challenge by competing in U.S. First Robotics competition. These robots are created by the students and not as kit-driven as in previous contests. In addition, they are much larger robots. This year’s robot is expected to have a base of 16  inches by 32 inches. Who knows how tall it will be. Keep an eye on our website to follow our robotics teams this spring. For more information on U.S. First Robotics check out their …

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Marfa ISD “Met Standard” in both the 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 School Year. Marfa Schools are accredited by the Texas Education Agency.  Texas has only two ratings: “Met Standard” and “Needing Improvement.”

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We are down to five Success Days for our third through twelfth graders.  The fifth day has been moved to April 2nd, the day before Good Friday. This day will be focused on Math, Science, and History.  Letters will go out the last week of March. The final four Success Days will be the last week of school, June 1 to 5. Students in grades 3 through 12 that have passed all of their course work and STAAR tests will be exempt from school that week.  All PK through 2nd graders are required to attend.  Camp Summer Shakeup will begin …

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Starts: February 25, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: Lubbock, TX, USA
Description: Students leave after UIL Academic meet in Fort Davis. Should arrive in Lubbock by 11 p.m.
Students will leave Lubbock on Saturday after the last event. Should be home in Marfa by 1 a.m.
Texas Public Schools Week - Open House
Starts: March 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm
PTO Meeting
Starts: March 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm
Location: MISD Cafeteria
Spring Break
Starts: March 16, 2015 - 12:00 am

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