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STISD and four STISD campuses make the Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll lists for 2023

Educational Results Partnership (ERP) recently released its ninth annual “Honor Roll” list, which recognizes top public schools, school districts and charter schools that have outperformed their peers in closing achievement gaps, particularly among higher-poverty and historically disadvantaged student populations.

STISD earned a spot on this year’s Texas Honor Roll Districts list, while four STISD campuses earned spots on the Honor Roll Schools list, including Health Professions, Preparatory Academy, Rising Scholars, and World Scholars.

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Three STISD students selected for competitive STEM Enhancement in Earth Science Summer High School Intern Program

Three students from STISD Science Academy were selected to participate in this year's STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) Summer High School Intern Program in collaboration with The University of Texas Center for Space Research (UT/CSR) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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South Texas ISD to serve free meals for community this summer

STISD will serve free breakfast and lunch meals to children 18 years old and younger from our local communities and enrolled students up to 21 years old with disabilities this summer from May 27 through June 27.

The meals will be served via dine-in only at the cafeterias of four different STISD campuses. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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All South Texas ISD high schools ranked in the top four percent in the state and nation in U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best High Schools

All four South Texas Independent School District (STISD) high schools ranked within the top four percent of schools in the state and nation in the 2024 Best High Schools Rankings recently released by U.S. News & World Report.

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Science Academy Receives National Recognition from Project Lead the Way for Commitment to Empowering Students

Science Academy has been recognized as a 2023-24 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School, marking the sixth consecutive year the campus has earned this distinction. The campus is one of just a few hundred high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW Computer Science and Engineering.

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Now registering: STISD Senior Summit for Rising Seniors (Class of 2025)

This summer, STISD will hold a Senior Summit for rising seniors in the Class of 2025. Rising seniors are encouraged to join us to get a head start on senior year. Topics to be covered include:

- Testing Information/Dates
- FAFSA Information
- College Applications
- Scholarships
- Resume Building/Volunteering
- Social-Emotional Transitional Skills

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Now registering: STISD Summer Coding Camp for current STISD 6th and 7th graders

Update: Registration now closed.

We are currently registering for our Summer Coding Camp for current STISD 6th and 7th graders.

The Coding Camp will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the STISD Teaching and Learning Center located at 7001 E. Expressway 83 in Mercedes.

Seats for the camp will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Now registering: STISD Transition Academy for current STISD sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities

Registration is now open for our STISD Transition Academy for current STISD sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities.

This academy will take place this summer at the Health Professions Hippocrates Hall, located inside South Texas ISD Health Professions at 700 Med High Dr. in Mercedes.

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