Big Games and Red Ribbon Week

The football team is getting ready for some big upcoming games after a great win against Garden City. Marfa ISD also saw a helicopter land on it’s football field for the first time ever celebrating Red Ribbon Week and our students being drug free.

Photos by Marfa Schools Staff and Fred Martinez

Thanksgiving Break is Wednesday, Nov. 26 – Friday, Nov. 28. * School Releases on Tuesday at 12:15 p.m.

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The Road to Excellence

A Successful Start to the School Year

As our football seasons comes to a close, we are excited about the start of the school year. Students are taking the challenge on and off the field.  In the classroom, the students are engaged and working hard in the Shorthorn Spirit.  The hallways are a buzz with excitement and enthusiasm.   We have 5th and 6th graders working with Marfa Live Arts to prepare a play. Marfa Studio of Arts is teaching all of our Kinder through 6th graders in the area of music, drawing, ceramics, and technology.  Our new county patience advocate is moving in and Senator Rodriguez’s …

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Marfa JV Football Team

The Marfa Junior Varsity football team traveled to Rankin to open the 2014 season on September 4th. The Shorthorn offense got on track early with a 76 yard punt return from Arron Luna the first time touching the ball. The PAT failed and Marfa led 6-0 early in the first quarter. The Shorthorn defense played well throughout the first half. Late in the first half Rankin scored on a 20 yard pass play and knotted the score at 6-6 going into halftime.

The Rankin Red Devils drove down deep into Shorthorn territory in the 3rd quarter, but the Marfa defense …

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Required Posting

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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On Monday and Tuesday, November 24 and 25, MISD will have our second and third Success Days. This is where the administration will send home a letter (this week) letting parents know if their children are exempt. If they are, the students can take the whole week off. If not, they will be required to attend on Monday from 8:10 to 3:00 and Tuesday from 8:10 to 12:15. The course work on these two days will be to (1) Assist Students in Preparing for the STAAR assessments and (2) to catch up on homework and make sure they are passing …

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