Upcoming events for Seniors - Class of 2022!! Senior Picture Day is Wednesday, August 11. Check your email for appointment time. Street painting is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 12. Go Shorthorns! Go Seniors!
School supplies give away Sunday, August 8!! And, ice cream!!!
Gonzalez Street in front of the high school will be closed today and for several days as the City of Marfa prepares the street for the Class of 2022 to paint it - a long-time Shorthorn tradition. Thanks for your continued support of MISD. Go Horns!
School supply give away!
School supplies give away on Sunday, August 8th, 12:30pm till they’re gone. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will host a Drive-Up School Supplies Give Away and Ice Cream To Go on Sunday, August 8th from 12:30pm till everything is gone. The event will be contact-free. Please come by St. Paul’s, the rock church behind the Marfa Courthouse, where volunteers will be handing out brand-new backpacks filled with school supplies. Volunteers will also have ice cream sandwiches to go. If you don’t need supplies or it’s just a hot day, please come by and get an ice cream. Everyone is welcome.
Need help with online registration for your child's school enrollment? Come to our Registration Roundup August 3rd, 9AM-2PM @ Robinson Cafeteria!
The Chinati Foundation initiates series of free family days in July Calling all tri-county families! The Chinati Foundation invites local families to free workshops at the museum. Occurring from 8-11am Saturday mornings on Chinati’s grounds, participants will explore selections from the museum’s collection, engage in artmaking experiences, and meet fellow Big Bend residents. On July 24th, educators will introduce families to Dan Flavin’s untitled (Marfa Project). Upon viewing Flavin’s fluorescent light artworks, participants will work together to make a colorful and playful direct animation film. This workshop will explore concepts of light, motion and transformation. The July 31st event is all about construction. Families will experience Donald Judd’s 100 untitled works in mill aluminum and consider notions of space, shape and placement. Participants will then work together to build a city out of wood blocks and pieces. Light snacks and water will be provided to participants. All ages are welcome; young children are encouraged. Enrollment is limited to 25 total participants per session. Priority will be given to military families, veterans and first-time museum attendees. Please sign up for your workshop of choice by visiting chinati.org/july-family-days/ or contact Molly Bondy at 432 729 4362 EXT.firstname.lastname@example.org. Covid safety protocols, including masking and respecting social distancing, will be observed.
For those families enrolling their child for the first time interested in Marfa ISD’s Montessori Program, please inform the secretaries when you come into the office to provide the necessary documents (birth certificate, SS card, etc). For families that are re-enrolling the child interested in Marfa ISD’s Montessori program and not currently in, please call the office at 432-729-5500 to inform us of your choice.
2021/2022 School Supply List https://5il.co/vex6
Marfa ISD 2021/2022 School Calendar https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1338569/2021-2022_School_Calendar1.pdf
The Department of State Health Services will administer the Pfizer Vaccine to anyone ages 12 and older at 1:00 p.m., today, Wednesday, July 14 at the Marfa Shorthorn Gym. Children 12- to 15-years old must be accompanied by their parent/guardian. There is no charge for the vaccine. Please call the school administration office at 432-729-5500 (select 4) if you want you or your children to be vaccinated.
Congratulations to our Blue-ribbon winners Marfa Varsity and Junior High Cheerleaders at Texas Tech University Cheer Camp. Go Horns!! 🌟🌟
The Department of State Health Services will administer the Pfizer Vaccine to anyone ages 12 and older at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 14 at the Marfa Shorthorn Gym. Children 12- to 15-years old must be accompanied by their parent/guardian. There is no charge for the vaccine. Please call the school administration office at 432-729-5500 (select 4) if you want you or your children to be vaccinated.
Online Registration is now available! Parents can now register their students online through the school's Parent Portal for the upcoming school year. No more paper forms! If your child attended Marfa schools last year, please contact the school to verify that your email is on file with the school before you begin the online registration. The email is used to connect prior information. To verify, call 432-729-5500. Press 1 for high school or 2 for the elementary school. If no answer dial 4 for the administration and ask for Valerie Valerio. Parents enrolling their students for the first time at Marfa ISD will need to create a new account using the same link at the school's website The link is on our website - www.marfaisd.com Click on: Explore Scroll to: Parents Click on: Ascender Parent Portal Type in your Login Information For returning students, parents/guardians should review and update any information. Parents of new students will need to complete all the required information. Documents such as birth certificate, vaccine records, social security card, and parent identification cards can be uploaded from home, or brought to the school. Families who do not have internet access or a computer can come to the school and use a computer at the office to register their children. The Parent Portal is available in both English and Spanish.
Only a few cakes left at the Cheer Bake Sale! Come by and support our cheerleaders!
No need to bake this weekend for Dad. Find a delicious Father's Day treat at the cheerleaders' bake sale at Porter's, Saturday, June 19! Opens at 8 a.m. until sold out. Proceeds will help pay for cheer camp and uniforms. Support our cheerleaders!
Any household with children enrolled at Marfa ISD can apply for PEBT (Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer). Application opened June 2, 2021. The deadline to apply is August 13, 2021. Go to http://yourtexasbenefits.com/LEARN/PEBT to apply. For more information about eligibility and applying, visit hhs.texas.gov/pebt or call the P-EBT Call Center at 833-442-1255. Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm.
Happy Summer! Free summer meals for children 18 years of age and younger at Robinson Cafeteria, Monday through Thursday, June 1 through June 30, 2021. Breakfast served 8:00-9:00 a.m. Lunch served 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meals served in the cafeteria. No to-go meals available.
Friday, June 11, is the deadline to participate in the Tri-county Broadband Survey. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete the survey. The results will help Presidio County, school districts, businesses, and residents improve high-speed internet. Here's the link: https://www.myconnectedcommunity.org/presidio-county/ Click and Go!
STAAR End-of-Course Assessments Retest in June In Spring 2021, your child was given the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) assessment(s). Your child’s score report will be mailed home in mid-June. A letter has been mailed home if your child did not meet the required passing standard in English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and/or US History. Your child’s next retest opportunities are as follows: Tuesday June 22 at 8:30 am English I and US History Wednesday June 23 at 8:30 am Biology Thursday June 24 at 8:30 am English II and Algebra I All test administrations will take place at the high school. If your child does not take, and pass, the test(s) in June, then he/she will be placed in a tutorial lab class until such time of passing the required tests. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at (432) 729-5500.