Job opportunities open now! Special Education teacher for grades 7-12 and a general education elementary teacher. Contact the school at 432-729-5500 or website - www.marfa isd.com - for more information. Come join our great Shorthorn team!
Cheerleaders, sponsors, and parents are serving up delicious brisket sandwiches today at the Marfa Golf Course. Sandwich and chips- $8. And buy a ticket for a 50/50 raffle! Proceeds will be used to send the cheer squads to camp at Texas Tech this summer.
Help send our cheerleaders to camp! Brisket burger sale at Golf Course from 11:00 - sold out. $8 sandwich/chips. And, a 50-50 raffle. If you have the winning ticket, you walk away with half the cash earned. Cheerleaders get the other half.
Parents and Families: The application for P-EBT benefits is now open until Aug. 13. P-EBT provides food benefits to families with eligible children who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals during the 2020–21 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information: hhs.texas.gov/pebt 833-442-1255
Padres y familias: Se pueden solicitar beneficios de P-EBT desde ahora hasta el 13 de agosto. El programa P-EBT proporciona beneficios de alimentos a las familias con hijos que reúnen los requisitos y que temporalmente dejaron de recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido durante el año escolar 2020-21 debido a la pandemia de COVID-19. Para más información: hhs.texas.gov/es/pebt 833-442-1255
Marfa ISD has confirmed with the Department of Health and Human Services that the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be administered Friday, June 4, 2021 in the Marfa Shorthorn Gym at 1:00 pm.
Reminder: 8th grade promotion is at 11 a.m., Friday, May 28 at the Marfa Shorthorn Gym. End of Year Awards Programs are Thursday, May 27 at 2 p.m. for junior high students and 3 p.m. for high school students at the high school auditorium. Space is limited to two guests per student family. Masks are required for indoor events.
All seniors and their families are invited to the annual Baccalaureate Service at 7:30 p.m. this evening at Marfa Shorthorn Gym. This is another tradition for MHS seniors, and hope to see you there.
Students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who are exempt from all final exams are required to check in at the office at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and then may leave the campus. Students who are not exempt from a class must attend the class on campus. Remote students are required to check in online.
For the final two weeks of school, remote students are not allowed to return to campus except to return school material such as computers and textbooks on the last day of school, Friday, May 28. Students who are face-to-face must continue attending classes on campus until school ends. Students are not allowed to move back and forth from remote to face-to-face learning.
Great news! All of our students will qualify for this Big Bend Telephone discount on internet and a device.
You're Not Alone If you're in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or use the Crisis Text Line by texting "NAMI" to 741741
Come celebrate our students' art work that is on display on the football field! Looks like rain, so drive by now! The official time for display and snacks of tamales is from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Hope to see you all!!
UPDATE: The Department of State Health Services will give vaccines to students ages 12 and older at 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 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 at 432-729-5500 if you want your child vaccinated.
Hey high school students! Our partner at Workforce Solutions Borderplex is hosting an evening workshop series called Grind Talk with upcoming virtual workshops on specific high-demand industries in the Borderplex region. Each interactive workshop will give students insight into what a career in that field might involve. There will also be the opportunity for students to interact with employers from that industry, ask questions, and win prizes. The final workshop will be tonight May 13th from 6-7pm and will talk about information technology careers. For more information, flyers are posted on campus or see Mrs. Porter. The link to register for the events is below. Registration Link: http://bit.ly/WSBGrindTalk
Order the Shorthorn Yearbook today!! It's easy to order online. Just follow this link: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A08418800 You can also use the form that was mailed home with student progress reports last week.
Please join Marfa ISD and the Chinati Foundation to celebrate our junior and senior high community of young artists as they exhibit their sculptures from 6:30:8:00 pm Friday, May 14 at Martin Field. Refreshments. No admission fee. All are welcome to join us!
The Department of State Health Services will give vaccines to students ages 12 and older at 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 14 at the MISD board room. Children 12- to 15-years old must be accompanied by their parent/guardian. There is no charge for the vaccine. Medical consent forms will be sent home with students on Wednesday, May 12. Please call the school at 432-729-5500 if you want your child vaccinated.
We are so proud of our Ballet Folklorico! They had a fabulous public performance tonight celebrating Mother’s Day and Cindo de Mayo. Arturo Alferez is their director and teacher and had done amazing work with these students!
Ballet Folklorico tonight at 6:30 in front of the Presidio County Courthouse. Join us!