Points of Pride
2017-2018 TEA Designated Early College High School
Choir and Band earn Sweepstakes at UIL competition
UIL One Act Play advances to Area Round of state competition
Spring Athletic Accomplishments: Boy's and Girl's Wrestling advance to state, Boy's Track and Field back-to-back district championships, Baseball and Softball bi-district champions
Welcome new Parkland HS principal Penelope Bankston
Penelope Bankston, current principal at Valley View Middle School, has been named the new principal at Parkland High School following a comprehensive selection process that included 15 applicants.
Bankston began her professional career in 1994 as an elementary school bilingual teacher in Alpine, Texas. Since that time, she has served as a middle-school reading teacher, a high-school dyslexia teacher, high-school instructional specialist, a high-school assistant principal and principal of Valley View Middle School.
Bankston has spent the majority of her career – 18 of 23 years – in northeast El Paso. She holds a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, a master’s degree in reading, and a master’s degree in educational administration, all from Sul Ross State University.
New Bell Schedule
1st 8:30 - 9:22 a.m.
2nd 9:27 - 10:14 a.m
3rd 10:19 - 11:06 a.m
4th 11:11 - 11:58 a.m
Lunch 11:58 a.m. - 12:38 p.m.
5th 12:42 - 1:29 p.m.
6th 1:34 - 2:21 p.m.
7th 2:26 - 3:13 p.m.
8th 3:18 - 4:05 p.m.