Ysleta High School

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    YSLETA HIGH SCHOOL

    2016 TEA DISTINGUISHED HIGH SCHOOL


    8600 ALAMEDA AVENUE    EL PASO, TEXAS 79907      PHONE (915) 434-8000     FAX (915) 858-3299

                                       ADVANCED ACADEMICS

    Our school offers the following AP courses:

    Calculus, AB & BC                       Psychology                                      Studio Art
    English Language                       Spanish Language                           U.S. History
    English Literature                       Spanish Literature                          World History
    Physics                                        Statistics

    Our school also offers the following Dual Credit courses:

    Biology                                        Music Appreciation                           Psychology
    English 3                                     Pre-Calculus                                     U.S. Government
    English 4                                     Professional Communication          U.S. History
    Learning Framework

    Grn ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
                                                 T-STEM ACADEMY


    Ysleta High School has the first Environmental Science Academy in the district.  One  of the primary goals of the academy is to instill a sense of environmental stewardship in our students.  Their goal is to address some of the challenges that our environment  is facing and the need to begin living a more sustainable life in order to conserve available resources for future generations.  The academy also provides students with the opportunity to investigate career choices impacting environmental fields first hand by developing business relationships with local eco-friendly businesses.  Students will leave the program prepared to continue post-secondary opportunities and equipped to spread the knowledge they have gained.

      EC1 YSLETA HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY

    Ysleta High School is currently in the process of seeking an Early College High School designation. Slated to have its' first student cohort in the 2017-2018 school year, the Ysleta Early College Academy (YHECA), partnering with EPCC and UTEP, will be the first early college high school to housed in a traditional high school campus in the El Paso lower valley.  As such, students will have the opportunity to earn an Associate's Degree on or before graduating from high school and will also enjoy all of the stellar athletics, organizations, clubs and activities that Ysleta High School has to offer.  As well, students on the accelerated track may have the opportunity to earn an additional 18 credit hours at UTEP.  Final determination of our designation will be announced in the spring of 2017. For more information click on the link above.

                                     SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY

    Ysleta High School is seeking a marker from the El Paso County Historic Commission.  The area was the first part of the United States where the Spanish settled.  Our community lies alongside the Rio Grande and the Mexican border.  The school opened in 1927 and serves a mostly Hispanic population.  The school was designed by Henry C. Trost and is rich with tradition, including the Ysleta High School Drum Corp which has been around for over 75 years.  Our school has been and remains the "Pride of the Lower Valley."

                                         MISSION STATEMENT

    The goal of our school community is to educate and prepare all Ysleta High School students by providing academic rigor, strengthening abilities, facilitating sound learning practices, and encouraging beneficial choices so that they may graduate with the skills necessary to suceed.

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Announcements

  • "CHALK THIS WAY"

    Chalk this way

    This past Friday, four of the Ysleta Ink Art Club students participated in this years "Chalk this Way" at Riverside High School. It is an annual event where high schools get together to show off their talent with a different theme. This years theme was "Wild West". YHS students decided to draw the one and only Clint Eastwood, a western icon.

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  • OFFICER ORTIZ MONUMENT DEDICATION CEREMONY

    Officer Ortiz Dedication Ceremony

    The Kawliga Choir was asked to participation and sing at the renaming of the park on Carolina in honor of Ysleta alumnus Officer David Ortiz.  Our choir elites did an amazing job singing the Star Spangled Banner and the Ysleta High Shool Alma Mater for this Ysleta High School graduate.   

     

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  • YHS MARCHING SUMMER BAND SCHEDULE and PARENT LETTER

    Summer Band Schedule

    Summer Band Schedule

    Yhs Summer Band Parent Letter

    Summer Band Parent Letter

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  • DANCING WITH THE YHS STARS

    Dancing With The YHS Stars

     Dancing With The YHS Stars 2

    Good Afternoon Everyone, It's that time of year!
    Our dedicated, fun loving and talented faculty is working very hard to create an amazing show. Please support our students and faculty by attending our show.

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  • STOCK MARKET GAME WINNERS

    Stock Market Game

    Seniors Ian Green and Hazel Marin earned 2nd place in "The Stock Market Game".   They were awarded for earning more that $11,000 in the game.  This is the first team from YHS to place in the 7 years we've competed!  Congratulations Hazel and Ian!

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  • HEALTHY OVER HUNGER CEREAL DRIVE

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    YISD is partnering with the Hospitals of Providence and the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank for their annual “Healthy over Hunger” Cereal Drive. The goal is to provide children in the El Paso Community with breakfast during the summer months that our cafeterias are closed. We encourage everyone to participate and bring your cereal donations to the Teepee from May 21st through June 1st.

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  • GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP 2018

    GIRLS BB CAMP

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