Judson ISD

Entries for month: November 2017

Veterans Memorial NHS Gives Thanks

The National Honor Society students at Veterans Memorial High School collected donations to make Thanksgiving a little nicer for the custodial staff.  It's just a way of saying thank you for the hard work they put in each day at the campus.  The drive resulted in a nice collection to purchase a number of turkeys along with some of the traditional vegetables that typically are found on Thanksgiving tables.  They presented the bags to staff just in time for the holidays ...what a great way to say thank you!

A JISD Impact Opportunity

Prior to the Board Advisory Committee meeting there will be a Public Hearing for a Presentation on District of Innovation. The Public Hearing will begin at 5:45 pm at JECA. For questions in regards to the Public Hearing please contact:210-619-0352.

If you've ever wanted to make a difference in your community and weren't sure where to start, there's a great opportunity around the corner at Judson ISD. Board Advisory Committees are in the organizing stages and the first meeting with be Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Judson Early College Academy. This will be a brief informational meeting to help you see where you would like to fit in.  The following are areas that you as a community member within JISD could make a contribution. 

Long-Range Planning 
Curriculum 
Finance 
Bond, Building, and Construction
 

For more information you can call 210-945-5330

 

Yam Drive Shows JISD Giving Spirit

Each year the JISD Police Department orchestrates a district wide canned yam drive and this year it was a spectacular success.  More than 6,000 cans of yams were collected. This was started years ago as a way to help out the annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner that is hosted to feed more than 25,000 people who are elderly or those in need.  The contest involved JISD schools, and several of the district's departments.  This year the contest had a new winner! Check out all the generosity below...more pictures to come.

1st place: Converse ES with 2,409 canned yams

2nd place: Elolf ES with 1,642 canned yams

3rd place: Olympia ES with 1,249 canned yams

Congratulations and thank you everyone!

 

Elolf ES

Wagner ROTC

Hartman's Thanksgiving Luncheon

Thanksgiving is a family thing, right?  It's to be thankful for all the good things and recognize how our families add so much to that.  Hartman hosted a Thanksgiving Luncheon that gave families of PreK through 2nd grade the chance to break away from the ordinary and join their child for a feast of food, smiles and hugs.  Participation and the food were both great and the staff at Hartman look forward for the next holiday luncheon for the parents of 3rd through 5th graders in December.

   

Judson Ag Students Building A Place To Grow

It's great to see students using the skills and lessons they've learned in a practical way…and that gives back. The Judson High School Ag department is seeing a new addition taking shape on the complex and it's coming together through the sweat equity of the AgScience students.  They are constructing an expansion to the Horticulture Program's greenhouse.  They're applying their technical skills in a way that will help the program now, but will also be a great asset to kids coming in behind them.  
The addition will provide more shaded space for plants to survive the brutal Texas heat. More plants that thrive means a better chance to increase student fund raising efforts when it comes to selling plants, flowers and greenery to the community.