FastForWord to Basketball Season

Marfa ISD is excited to begin using FastForWord as a new reading software program. It will be used for all reading levels including ESL students. Basketball season also has begun in Marfa with both the boy’s and girl’s teams kicking off.

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Thanksgiving Break is Wednesday, Nov. 26 – Friday, Nov. 28. * School Releases on Tuesday at 12:15 p.m.

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A Successful Start to the School Year

As our football seasons comes to a close, we are excited about the start of the school year. Students are taking the challenge on and off the field.  In the classroom, the students are engaged and working hard in the Shorthorn Spirit.  The hallways are a buzz with excitement and enthusiasm.   We have 5th and 6th graders working with Marfa Live Arts to prepare a play. Marfa Studio of Arts is teaching all of our Kinder through 6th graders in the area of music, drawing, ceramics, and technology.  Our new county patience advocate is moving in and Senator Rodriguez’s …

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The basketball seasons have begun for both the girl’s and boy’s at Marfa ISD. The coaches are looking forward to a strong season and are excited to be returning some great students. Check out the Athletics Basketball page to view the full schedules and get a head start on when to come check out our kids play.

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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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On Monday and Tuesday, November 24 and 25, MISD will have our second and third Success Days. This is where the administration will send home a letter (this week) letting parents know if their children are exempt. If they are, the students can take the whole week off. If not, they will be required to attend on Monday from 8:10 to 3:00 and Tuesday from 8:10 to 12:15. The course work on these two days will be to (1) Assist Students in Preparing for the STAAR assessments and (2) to catch up on homework and make sure they are passing …

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