The Alamo Palms RV Resort awarded $1,000 scholarships to 22 PSJA Memorial Early College HS seniors as part of their scholarship drive to help local students continue their studies.
This year, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA) teamed up with the City of Pharr for the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge, sponsored by H-E-B, which started at the beginning of the year and will run until March 29. As part of the challenge, PSJA ISD has provided a variety of free fitness classes every week, encouraging staff and parents to take part in healthy activities.
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD’s Game Design program was recently featured as the main story of the March edition of Texas Lone Star magazine, a publication of the Texas Association of School Boards. PSJA Memorial Early College High School Teacher Douglas Gregory, authored the piece, “Mastering the Game, Unique PSJA Courses Let Students Design Games of the Future,” describing how one of the most popular courses on campus started seven years ago.
Nathaniel Herrera, PSJA Early College High School Senior signed a letter of intent to play football with Texas Wesleyan University, May 9 surrounded by his family, friends and coaches.
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD high school students in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) recently competed at the HOSA Spring Leadership regional competition in McAllen. A total of 17 students advanced to the State Competition that will be held in Corpus Christi, later this month.
The PSJA Memorial Early College High School Film Team was recently named the 2017 State Champions in the UIL Young Filmmakers Documentary Division II category for their tribute documentary For Gomez. The film was inspired by the legacy of longtime theatre director Robert Gomez, Jr. who passed away from cancer in September of 2016.