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Board Briefs Regular Meeting 9-21-17

Agenda of Regular School Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Judson ISD

A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held September 21, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.

 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
 
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
 
2. RECOGNITIONS
 
3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
1. Yvette Jackson (Kitty Hawk MS)
 
4. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Minutes from the Special Board Meeting held on August 14, 2017, Regular Board Meeting held on August 17, 2017 and the Special Board Meeting held on September 5, 2017
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposal 17-35 General and Instructional Supplies
C. Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposals 18-03 Health Insurance
D. Consider and take action regarding approving Expenditure Equal to or Greater than $50,000
E. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of August 31, 2017
F. Consider and take action regarding approving the Submission of the 2017 Appraisal Roll as Certified by Bexar Appraisal District for the Judson Independent School District
G. Consider and take action regarding approving the Submission of the 2017 Effective and Rollback Tax Rates for the Judson Independent School District
H. Consider and take action regarding approval of an Order by the Board of Trustees of the Judson Independent School District Authorizing the Issuance of "Judson Independent School District Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2017"; Levying a Continuing Direct Annual Ad Valorem Tax for the Payment of the Bonds; Prescribing the Form, Terms, Conditions, and Resolving Other Matters Incident and Related to the Issuance, Sale, and Delivery of the bonds, Including the Approval and Distribution of an Official Statement Pertaining Thereto; Authorizing the Execution of Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement, and Documentation Evidencing the Sale of the Bonds; Complying with the Letter of Representations on File with the Depository Trust Company; Delegating the Authority to Certain Members of the Board of Trustees and District Staff to Approve and Execute Certain Documents Relating to the Sale of the Bonds; and Providing an Effective Date (pulled, Paschall)
I. Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Qualifications 17-19 for Financial Advisor Services (Paschall) (pulled, Paschall)
J. Consider and take action regarding approving a Resolution Declaring Bexar County 4-H as an Extracurricular Activity and Bexar County 4-H Extension Staff Adjunct Faculty Status
K. Consider and take action regarding approving the Second Reading of the following Policies:
1. DEC(LOCAL):  Compensation and Benefits Leaves and Absences
2. DNA(LOCAL):  Performance Appraisal Evaluation of Teachers
3. EF(LOCAL):  Instructional Resources
4. EH(LOCAL):  Curriculum Design
5. EHDB(LOCAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit by Examination with Prior Instruction
6. EIA(LOCAL):  Academic Achievement Grading/Progress Reports to Parents
7. GKB(LOCAL):  Community Relations Advertising and Fundraising
L. Consider and take action regarding approving Targeted Elements from the Chapter 11 Campus Improvement Plan
ITEMS A,B,C,D,E,F,G,J,K AND L PASSED ON CONSENT AGENDA.  ITEMS H (PASSED 4-1 Paschall dissenting) AND I  (PASSED 4-1 Paschall dissenting)
 
5. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take possible action approving Requests Made by Board Members (Legal Fees Summary for past 4 years - Paschall) (Passed 4-0-1, Eaton abstained)
B. Consider and take action regarding approval of nominating a candidate for the Bexar Appraisal District Board of Directors (Died…no motion)
C. Consider and take possible action regarding approving an Expenditure of Funds to be Paid to the Bexar County School Board Coalition (Go Public Education Campaign) and a Related Budget Amendment (Passed 5-0)
D. Consider and take possible action approving Compensation for Spanish Interpreters at every campus (Paschall) (Passed, 2-1-2 LaFoille, Eaton abstained)
E. Consider and take possible action regarding approval of an adjustment to Auxiliary Employees pay grade 202 in the 2017-2018 Compensation Plan and a Related Budget Amendment (LaFoille) (Passed, 5-0)
F. Consider and take possible action regarding Early College High School Restructured Options for all Early College High Schools to include the Actual Cost of the Program at each High School (Paschall) (vote to table matter until future special meeting or the October regular meeting passed, 5-0 )
G. Consider and take possible action regarding Changing the Criteria for the JISD Hall of Honor Involving the JISD Board of Trustees' Approval of Civic and Athletic Hall of Honor Committee Recommendations (Paschall) (Passed, 4-1, Eaton dissenting)
H. Consider and take action regarding approving the 2017 Tax Rate (Passed, 5-0)
I. Consider and take possible action regarding approving a Proclamation Declaring October Family and Community Engagement Month (Passed, 5-0)
J. Consider and take possible action regarding approving a Proclamation Declaring October 2, 2017 as Custodial Appreciation Day  (Passed 5-0)
K. Consider and take possible action regarding approving a Proclamation Declaring September 29, 2017 as American Indian Heritage Day (Passed, 5-0)
L. Consider and take possible action regarding approving the following reclassification staffing request from Secretary - Public Information/Communications to Communications and Community Relations Specialist (Passed, 5-0)
M. Consider and take possible action regarding approving the Proposed Compensation Plan for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year (Passed, 5-0)
N. Consider and take possible action regarding approving the Fast Track Hiring of Teachers, Librarians, Nurses, Specialists and Counselors (Passed, 5-0)
O. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments.  (Passed, 5-0)
1. Directors
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. District Profile
2. Construction Report
B. Discussion of TASBO HR Audit (Macias)
C. Review 2016 - 2017 Safety Audit Summary
D. First Reading of EL(LOCAL):  Campus Charters
E. Update on Board Advisory Committees
F. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members
7. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Finalize Superintendent Evaluation Instrument and Goals
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Attorney Consultation regarding Legal Issues related to Settlement Offer From Sharon Jansky
8. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel (Passed, 5-0)
B. Consider and take possible action regarding Settlement Offer from Sharon Jansky (Proposal denied, 5-0)
9. ADJOURNMENT

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 8-17-17

Agenda of Regular School Board  Meeting

The Board of Trustees Judson ISD

 
A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held August 17, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.
 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
 
2. RECOGNITIONS
 
3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD:
    a. Leslie Medina (JECA)
    b. David Santillano (JECA Student Council)
    c. Charlotte Hedgpeth (mother of JECA grad)
    d. Vanessa Garza (AFT Rep on teacher raises)
    e. Arnoldo Salinas (citizen, former board member on raises)
    f. Jorge Topete (early college program)                                      
 
4. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting held on July 20, 2017
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of July 31, 2017
C. Consider and take action regarding approving Expenditures Equal to or Greater than $50,000
D. Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposal 17-35 General and Instructional Supplies (pulled, Macias)
E. Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal 17-38 Wortham Oaks Elementary School (pulled, Macias)
F. Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposal 18-01 Student and Athletic Insurance
G. Consider and take action regarding approval of 10/20 Year Tax Levy Write Off as Presented by Tax Assessor-Collector for the Judson Independent School District (pulled,  Eaton)
H. Consider and take action regarding approving Local Policy Updates, Second Reading
1. FJ(LOCAL): Student Fundraising
2. FEA(LOCAL): Attendance - Compulsory Attendance
I. Consider and take action regarding approving the Student Code of Conduct for the 2017-2018 School Year
J. Consider and take action regarding approving the Certified List of Appraisers for the 2017-2018 School Year
K. Consider and take action regarding approving the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisal Calendar
L. Consider and take action regarding approving the Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS) Appraisal Calendar
M. Consider and take action regarding approving the Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP) for Judson High School, Wagner High School and Judson Learning Academy for the 2017-2018 School Year
N. Consider and take action regarding approving the San Antonio Municipal Court Juvenile Case Manager Program Inter-Agency Affiliation Agreement
(ITEMS A,B,C, F, H, I, J,K, L, M, N PASSED…ITEMS D, E AND G PASSED AFTER FURTHER DISCUSSION)
 
 
5. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take possible action regarding approving Moving the Regular Board Meeting from December 14 to December 21, 2017 (passed)
B. Consider and take possible action regarding Rescinding and Renegotiate the MOU's for all Early College High Schools to Include the Actual Cost of the Program at each High School (Paschall) (tabled, 7-0)
C. Consider and take possible action regarding an Amendment to the 2017-2018 Budget to Increase Compensation for District Employees (Macias) (passed 6-0, Ms. Eaton not present) 
D. Consider and take possible action to select the Proposer providing the best value to the District in connection with RFP No. 17-42 Healthcare and 403(B) Benefits Third-Party Administrator and Consultant and authorizing the negotiation and execution of contract for such services in a form substantially similar to the Form of Contract attached to the RFP.  (passed, 6-1, Ms. Eaton against)
E. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments (passed)
 
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Report
B. Local Policy Updates, First Reading
1. EF(LOCAL): Instructional Resources
2. EH(LOCAL):  Curriculum Design
3. EHDB(LOCAL): Alternate Methods for Earning Credit - Credit By Exam With Prior Instruction
4. GKB(LOCAL): Community Relations Advertising and Fundraising
5. EIA(LOCAL): Academic Achievement - Grading/Progress Reports to Parents
6. DNA(LOCAL): Performance Appraisal - Evaluation of Teachers
7. DEC(LOCAL):  Compensation and Benefits - Leaves and Absences
C. Update on Board Advisory Committees
D. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members
E. Discuss List of Spanish Speaking Translators (at every campus) and Compensation Options (Paschall)
F. Discuss Moving Closed Session Items to Separate Meeting Days (Paschall)
G. Discuss the Rating System for the RFP Process (Paschall)
H. Discuss YES! Our Kids Can Program to Increase Parent Engagement and College Readiness (Macias)
I. Discuss Update on HR Audit (Macias)
 
7. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Private Consultation with Attorney
 
8. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel  (Passed) 
 
9. ADJOURNMENT 

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 7-20-17

Agenda of Regular School Board Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Judson ISD

A Regular School Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held July 20, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance

2. RECOGNITIONS

3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

4. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Minutes from the Regular Board Meetings held on May 18, and June 14, 2017

B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of June 30, 2017

C. Consider and take action regarding approving the Cash Investment Report for all Funds as of June 30, 2017

D. Consider and take action regarding approving of Expenditures Equal to or Greater than $50,000
E. Consider and take action regarding approving a Resolution for the approval of an Interlocal Agreement - National Joint Powers Alliance Purchasing Cooperative

F. Consider and take action regarding approving Cooperative Purchasing Management Fees Report

G. Consider and take action regarding approving 17-35 Request for Proposal General and Instructional Supplies

H. Consider and take action regarding approving 17-36 Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal Woodlake Hills Lighting Retrofit Project (pulled, Paschall)

I. Consider and take action regarding approving 17-37 Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal Secondary Alternative School (JCARE) Lighting Retrofit Project

J. Consider and take action regarding approving 17-39 Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal Athletics Sports Flooring Replacement (pulled, Paschall)

K. Consider and take action regarding approving the Bexar County Juvenile
Probation Center Memorandum of Understanding (pulled, Paschall)

L. Consider and take action regarding approving a Memorandum of Understanding Between the Director of the Panamanian National Police Director Commissioner Omar Pinzon Marin and the Chief of Police Teresa A. Ramon, on behalf of the Judson Independent School District Police Department (pulled, Administration)

M. Consider and take action regarding approving the Dual Credit Memorandum of understanding between Judson ISD and St. Philip's College, San Antonio College and Palo Alto College (pulled, Paschall)
ITEMS A,B,C,D,E,F,G AND I PASSED ON CONSENT, ITEMS H,J,K, AND M PASSED AFTER DISCUSSION AND CLARIFICATION


5. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving 17-42 Request for Proposals Healthcare and 403(b) Benefits Third-Party Administrator and Consultant (discussion only, no action)

B. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments (passed)

C. Consider and take possible action regarding possible approval of Mid-Year Wage and/or Salary Adjustments for all Employees and a Respective Budget Amendment (passed)

6. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Report

B. Early College Program at Judson, Wagner and Veteran's Memorial High Schools, to include Student Tuition, Staffing , Student Enrollment and total Budget to Run the Program at each School for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 School Years (Paschall)

C. TASB Audit to include Human Resources, Curriculum & Instruction, Maintenance, Operations, Business Services and Administration (Superintendent's Office and Cabinet) (Paschall)

D. Parent Surveys Conducted for 2016-2017 Academic Calendar Year (Macias)

E. Report on Teacher Turnover Per Campus, 3 Year Trends (Macias)

F. Structure and Formation of Board Committees (Macias)

G. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members

7. CLOSED SESSION
A. Comprehensive Fraud and Abuse Hotline Report 2017 (Macias)

B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel and Discuss Resignations of Employees and Campus Principals

C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Consider and Discuss Roles and Responsibilities of HR Administrators

D. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Attorney Consultation Regarding Legal Issues Related to Roles and Responsibilities of HR Administrators
E. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Superintendent Update on Evaluation Goals

F. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Attorney Consultation Regarding Legal Issues Related to JEF Investments, and Controls and Oversight Under Memorandum of Understanding with Judson ISD Board

8. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel (passed)

B. Consider and take possible action regarding Roles and Responsibilities of HR Administrators (passed)

9. ADJOURNMENT

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 6-14-17

Agenda of Regular Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees
Judson ISD

 

A Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held June 14, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

1.    MEETING CALLED TO ORDER    
A.    Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance    

2.    RECOGNITIONS    

3.    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
       a.    Marilyn McKinney-update to board policy DNA local proposal.        

4.    CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS    
A.    Consider and take action regarding approving Board Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on May 18, 2017 and the Special Board Meeting on June 2, 2017 (pulled-Salinas) (amended-passed)    
B.    Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of May 31, 2017 (passed)  
C.    Consider and take action regarding approving Board policy CDA (Local) – Investments – (Annual Review) (pulled-Macias, Paschall) (passed)    
D.    Consider and take action regarding approving the Submission of the Anticipated 2017 Tax Collection Rate as Certified by the Tax Assessor-Collector for the Judson Independent School District (pulled-Macias) (passed)    
E.    Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Competitive Sealed Proposal 17-29 Escondido North Elementary School (pulled-Macias) (passed)    
F.    Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposal 17-34 Solid Waste Removal  (passed) 
G.    Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposal 17-35 for General & Instructional Supplies (pulled-Macias) (passed)    
H.    Consider and take action regarding approving Request for Proposals 17-40 for Healthcare Benefits Administrator (pulled-Paschall, Rodriguez) (failed 4-3) (amended passed 7-0)    
I.    Consider and take action regarding approving the Ranking of Architectural Firms Related to RFQ 16-07 Architectural Services for Services Related to the construction of Veterans Memorial High School - Phase II (pulled-Macias) (passed)    
J.    Consider and take action regarding approving the Ranking for Engineering Services Related to RFQ 16-08 Engineering Services for Material Testing Services for Escondido North Elementary School and Wortham Oaks Elementary School (pulled-Paschall) (passed)    
K.    Consider and take action regarding approving the Purchase of Three (3), Fourteen (14) Passenger School Buses (pulled-Macias) (passed, 6-0-1, LaFoille Abstained)     
L.    Consider and take action regarding approving Secondary Student Fees and CTE Related Student Fees for the 2017-2018 School Year (pulled-Keynoyer) (passed)    
M.    Consider and take action regarding approving a Resolution Relating to Establishing the Judson Independent School District's Intention to Reimburse Itself for the Prior Lawful Expenditure of Funds Relating to Constructing Various School District Improvements from the Proceeds of One or More Series of Tax-exempt Obligations to be issued by the District for Authorized Purposes; Authorizing Other Matters Incident and Related Thereto; and Providing an Effective Date  (passed)   
N.    Consider and take possible action regarding approving Update to FFA(LOCAL):  Student Welfare - Wellness and Health Services, Second Reading (withdrawn)    
O.    Consider and take action regarding approving College Board’s College Readiness and Success Contract (pulled-Macias) (passed)
ITEMS B, F AND M PASSED.  ALL OTHER PULLED ITEMS PASSED AFTER DISCUSSION AND CLARIFICATION.
    
5.    DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS    
A.    Consider and take possible action regarding approving a Nomination of a Member of the Local Board to Fill a Position on the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Board of Directors (Dr. Salinas) (passed)    
B.    Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments (passed)    
C.    Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving Changing Title I Funding Allocation (Macias) (withdrawn)    

6.    DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS    
A.    Superintendent Report    
1.    Construction Update    
B.    First Reading of FEA(LOCAL):  Compulsory Attendance    
C.    First Reading of FJ(LOCAL):  Student Fundraising    
D.    Update on Board Advisory Committees    
E.    Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members    

7.    CLOSED SESSION    
A.    Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel    
B.    Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel Superintendent Update on Evaluation Goals    
C.    Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, Private Consultation with Legal Counsel    

8.    CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION    
A.    Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel  (passed)   

9.    ADJOURNMENT

Board Recognitions 5-18-17

Julio Williams is an outstanding 5th grade student from Paschall Elementary School.  Julio is a member of the school’s Gifted and Talented program and has been recently accepted into the JSTEM Academy. Something he is very excited about.  

The art departments of both schools sent some very talented students to the recent State VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event) competition hosted at Madison High School. 
Judson senior Jared Jackson earned a superior rating and a medal for his color pencil portrait. 
Wagner had a trio of students that did very well.   Marvin Valenzuela and Joseph Casas  got first place medals and recognition as well.  Alexander Sanchez also received a first place medal, but was not able to attend. 

The First Lego League Animal Crackers team from the JSTEM Robotics program recently competed at the F.L.L. World Festival in Houston. It put them side by side with teams from all over the U.S. and the world.  A total of 109 teams competed and JSTEM's Animal Crackers team finished in the top third at 36th place...36 out of 109 is a huge achievement considering the level of competition.  
Team members are Talena Cheney-Lopez, Katelyn Duran, Caroline Evans, Andrea Fabian Navarro, Maria Juarez, Brad Maulden, Ethan Neff, Lucas Neff, and Giovanni Rodriguez. 
Team coach was Mr. Joseph Jacobson, JSTEM Director Mrs. Dawn Worley.

The National Spanish Examination is a program to recognize student achievement in the study of Spanish to stimulate further interest in the teaching and learning of the language. Earlier in the spring, 41 students from Wagner High School took the level 4 or 5 exam and 16 earned a national award of Silver, Bronze or Honorable Mention. 
Silver medalists:  Gabriela Castilla and Rebecca Rivas.
Bronze medalists: Jose Gonzalez, Arath Lopez and Mario Alberto Trevino
Honorable Mention:  Zendy Casas, Natalee Gonzalez, Dulce Gutierrez, Jocelyn Moreno, Claudio Ruiz, Ismael Salazar, Arlet Vielma, Jennifer Garza, Stacey Parra, Brenda Reza and Elizabeth Sanchez.  Their instructor is Maria Elena Ochoa. 

One of the school’s science teachers was recently recognized for her excellence in teaching her area of expertise.  The Texas Medical Association’s Ernest and Sarah Butler Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching was awarded to Mrs. Therese Ermer.  She was honored in Austin by the Legislature for her accomplishment and earned a cash award for herself and for the school to purchase new science equipment.

Mr. Arnoldo Salinas was recognized by Superintendent Dr. Carl Montoya for his many years of service to the district...particularly as a board member.

Coach Candy Tanner has served Judson ISD for many years and has been the District Girls Athletic Director helping guide a very great program that has seen many successes. Dr. Carl Montoya recognized her with a plaque. Coach Tanner is retiring at the end of the 2016-17 school year. 

RBFCU Financial Literacy Program presented scholarships to students Bianca Rutter, Matthew Hill and Erik Ramos. In addition, a grant was awarded to teacher Diana Salazar

Foreign Exchange Student Program was recognized for its success at Judson High School and Wagner High School.  Ms. Gatter showed her appreciation to Principals Jesse Hernandez and Mary Duhart Toppen on behalf of the program.