West Texas Special Olympics

Marfa ISD sent students to the West Texas Special Olympics this year with 5 receiving medals. Over 30 parents and friends came in from Marfa to support the kids with 2 volunteers also attending to help organize and set everything up.

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Photos by Ellen Weed

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Lady Horns Secure 2nd Place in District Softball *  Winters Thursday in Midland. * Athletic Award Banquet Monday, April 28 Cafeteria

The Road to Excellence

Marfa ISD Winners at Special Olympics

Pictured above are a few of our Special Olympic’s exciting moments this past weekend.  Mrs. Ellen Weed and Mrs. Arlene Connors were the sponsors for our students at the regional competition with Ellie Zapata joining as a parent sponsor and support for this trip.  Marfa had a huge fan base as over 30 Marfaians followed the team.  The following students participated in the event and earned these milestones:

Nick Zapata: gold in turbo-javoline & silver in 100m run
Joslyn Lujan:  silver in softball throw
Jonathan Lopez:  gold in javelin & gold in 50m run
Martin Zapata: silver in javelin & silver in 50m run
Gaby …

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A quick video from the American Montessori Society showing the parents perspective at a Montessori School.

Marfa Montessori serves children 3 to 6. The multi-age grouping is a proven educational strategy. Watch this video to learn more about how the Montessori philosophy impacts learning in children.  For more information about Montessori education in Marfa, contact Miss Emily Steriti at esteriti@marfaisd.com.

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Marfa ISD “Met Standard” in the 2012-2013 School Year. Marfa Schools are accredited by the Texas Education Agency.

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News

We are wrapping up our testing for grades 3 – 8 this week. Fifth and Eighth graders who do not pass the math and reading assessments will get another attempt later in May.  Teachers have sent home the first round of scores in fifth and eighth grade.  Tutoring will begin immediately.

Next up are the new End of Course exams (EOCs) for students in high school taking Algebra I, English I, II, Biology, and/or U.S. History. Alg. I will be tested on May 6, Biology on May 7, and May 8 will with have the U.S. History test. The majority of …

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Calendar

  • April 22, 2014
    STAAR
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 26, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • April 24, 2014
    Softball Bi-District Game
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 24, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Muggs Field, Midland
  • April 25, 2014
    Regional Track (Levelland)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Levelland
  • April 28, 2014
    NHS Meeting
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: April 28, 2014 - 8:30 am
    Location: Ms. Dominguez' room

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