Chinati Community Day

Students enjoyed themselves at the Seeing Poetry High School art exhibition out at Chinati for Community Day.  Students read some of their work and enjoyed burgers by the Marfa Booster Club afterwards.

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Good luck to our Golf team as they are state-bound and to our award-winning track team as they head to regionals this week.

The Road to Excellence

Robotic Students Make it to St. Louis

The Marfa Robotics team has made it to St. Louis.  Rob Crowley, Eileen Cordova, Amy White, Josh Steinberg, Sarah Vasquez and Daniel Browning are the adults and volunteers that are with the dozen high school students.  The students have learned engineering, team work, business plans during the process.  There were many challenges to the trip, from a delay at Midland airport to a break-in on their rental van, but the students had a great time learning and traveling together.

With the help of a community of fans they have raised over $25,000 to make this experience possible.  Donations will continue to …

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Marfa secondary students exhibited work at the Marfa Book Co. The exhibits ranged from intricate drawings to a dynamic, human paint piece. Katie Smithers helped organize the event and was on hand to enjoy it.

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Marfa ISD “Met Standard” in both the 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 School Year. Marfa Schools are accredited by the Texas Education Agency.  Texas has only two ratings: “Met Standard” and “Needing Improvement.”

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I am excited to announce the expansion of Montessori education at Marfa ISD.  When Marfa Montessori, a private  successful not-for profit organization agreed to merge their services with the ISD to provide free education for three, four, and five year olds of Marfa, none of us knew how well this approach to education would be accepted by the students and parents. In Texas, Montessori teachers use the state standards, similar to a traditional public school teacher, and weave those standards in with the Montessori philosophy. Students in Marfa Montessori’s early childhood program are able to cover the Texas state adopted …

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2nd & 3rd Grade Field Trip
Starts: April 29, 2015 - 8:20 am
Location: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center, 43869 Texas 118, Fort Davis, TX 79734, United States
11th & 12th Field trip
Starts: April 29, 2015 - 10:30 am
Location: US Border Patrol Marfa Station, 717 South Highland Avenue, Marfa, TX 79843, United States
Kinder Field Trip
Starts: May 1, 2015 - 8:30 am
Location: Fort Davis, TX 79734, USA
Description: Texas Cowboy Outfitters- Rattler and Reptiles
Testing: HS Alg I, Biology and U.S. History
Starts: May 4, 2015 - 12:00 am

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