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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Testing Week – See Schedule Below *  Softball vs. Van Horn

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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
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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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Testing… no one likes tests, but this week begins the annual state of Texas testing season. Monday and Tuesday are EOC retakes for English.  Tuesday and Wednesday 4th and 7th graders will do their writing test. On Tuesday, 5th and 8th graders will take the Math test and on Wednesday they will take the Reading test.

The students are ready. There is no need to stress. Make sure students have a good breakfast…. free breakfast is still available in the cafeteria from 7:30 to 8 AM.

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Calendar

  • April 16, 2014
    Spring Picture Day
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • April 17, 2014
    Regional Qualifier Track (Rankin)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 18, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Rankin
  • April 18, 2014
    Good Friday Holiday
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 19, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • April 21, 2014
    SB: vs. Ozona (H)
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 21, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Marfa

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