Tag Archives: Marfa ISD
By Carlos Morales Five students and one employee at Marfa Independent School District have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, forcing officials to close the district’s two campuses and shift to remote-instruction for the next week.
By Carlos Morales With the start of the school year only weeks away, parents with children at Marfa Independent School District are eying the fall with trepidation as administrators struggle to navigate the latest guidance from the state.
A crew of 12 elementary school students from Marfa and Alpine joined the staff at Marfa Public Radio this week for all kinds of fun with microphones (and slime).
Counties, cities, and school districts across the Big Bend region and Permian Basin will hold elections on May 4, 2019. Not sure what’s on your ballot, or where to vote? Areas holding elections are listed by county in alphabetical order … Continue reading
The Sanderson Eagles were leading the Marfa Shorthorns 36-8 on Friday evening when a fight between players from both teams broke out on the football field. The incident resulted in a trip to the hospital for one student athlete from … Continue reading
Blue Origin – the private space travel company owned by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos – hosted a rocket class at Marfa ISD. It’s the first time the class has been offered. Over the past several months, middle school and high school … Continue reading
Reports recently surfaced that Marfa I.S.D.’s band program may have to be cut soon due to a sizable budget deficit at the district. CBS 7 reported that the district is facing a nearly $400,000 deficit, due in large part to the … Continue reading
The second semester at Marfa ISD is underway, and the students of the new welding teacher, Josh Steinberg, are finally able to begin welding. The school’s new Industrial Arts building has been completed, and the students are back receiving hands … Continue reading
Two new solar plants are one step closer to construction in Presidio County. Last night (Monday, April 21), the Marfa ISD School Board voted 4-1 to approve partial property tax abatements for two electricity generators. The Alpine 1 Solar project … Continue reading