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ECHS Mandatory Parent & Student Meeting...Dec. 20th!

posted by Yvette Perez   [ updated ]

ECHS Mandatory Parent & Student SWTJC Spring Orientation Meeting!

EDUC 1300 Course Students
Wed. Dec. 20th @ 5:30pm
UHS Cafeteria Annex

Joseph Olan, December's Employee of the Month!

posted by Yvette Perez   [ updated ]

The Office of the Superintendent recognizes outstanding instructional and non-instructional employees in Uvalde CISD.

The Employee of the Month for December is awarded to Joseph Olan, Academic Dean at Uvalde High School. Mr. Olan has honorably served our country in the Army and now serves the students of Uvalde CISD. Mr. Olan earned a bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University, a master’s degree from the University of Houston and is working on completing a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) from Johns Hopkins University in the summer of 2018. Mr. Olan is new to the Uvalde district and a blessing to have at the high school campus. Mr. Olan has been serving in the education field since 2008 in a variety of positions gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience. He currently holds the following certifications, Texas Teachers Evaluation and Support Systems Certified Appraiser, Texas Bilingual Education Supplemental, EC-12 Special Education, Composite Social Studies and Texas Principal Certification. Mr. Olan is an excellent role model for the campus. He lives his life with one single motto, “Anything for our students!” A fellow colleague shares, “Mr. Olan defines the qualities of every Coyote Character trait. His heart and vision are absolutely in the best interest of our students and school. He never takes a break and keeps working for that purpose.” Please help me congratulate Joseph Olan!

This monthly recognition began in October 2014 utilizing an online form. District employees can be nominated by their supervisors, colleagues, community members, students, parents, etc. on an ongoing basis. A selection committee meets to review all nominations for the month to select one Employee of the Month. Nomination Forms are located on the Uvalde C.I.S.D. website ( on the 
UCISD Celebrates webpage. Nominations are to be submitted to the Office of the Superintendent, via e-mail to, interoffice mail or dropped off at Central Office. Employee of the Month will be announced in the Superintendent’s Monday Message. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding full-time Uvalde C.I.S.D. employees.

Balfour will return, Dec. 21st!

posted by Yvette Perez   [ updated ]

Balfour will return Dec. 21st from 11am-3pm to take graduation orders!

GT Referral Window: Dec. 6-15, 2017!

posted Dec 6, 2017, 1:44 PM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Dec 6, 2017, 1:45 PM ]

GT Referral Window: Dec. 6-15, 2017
UCISD is now accepting referrals for students, 1st-12th grades, who may need Gifted/Talented Services.
Anyone wishing to refer a Uvalde CISD 1st-12th student, may go by the student’s campus to pick up a referral slip.
Deadline for referral forms: Friday, Dec. 15th , 2017

Any questions please call 591-4954.

Holiday Cup Classic...December 13th!

posted Dec 1, 2017, 8:09 AM by Yvette Perez

UHS will be having their Annual Holiday Cup Classic on December 13th at the Honey Bowl Stadium. Admission will be two canned goods for the local Food Pantry.

UHS Coyote Basketball Fundraiser!

posted Nov 29, 2017, 1:43 PM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Nov 29, 2017, 1:46 PM ]

UHS Coyote Basketball Fundraiser
Donations will be used for new uniforms, new team gear, team equipment, and to aid in our activity fund for the season!

With your support, we are able to offer a high-quality athletic experience for all of our young hoopsters! You will receive a receipt for your gift upon donating. Please help us spread the word about our fundraiser by sharing it through Facebook, Twitter, and text message. All donations and shares are greatly appreciated! Here’s to another great year of Coyote Basketball! – Coach Ramey, Coach Buruato, Coach Rios

To make a donation please click the link below:

Join Us For The Annual Uvalde C.I.S.D. Tamalada...December 14th!

posted Nov 29, 2017, 1:15 PM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Nov 29, 2017, 1:16 PM ]

Our annual Uvalde C.I.S.D. Tamalada sponsored by First State Bank of Uvalde will be on Thursday, December 14th at the Civic Center from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. To add a little holiday cheer to our annual Tamalada a Holiday Craft Fair will continue! The Holiday Craft Fair is an opportunity for UCISD Staff, Student Organizations, and PTOs to set up an area to sell crafts/items; every effort will be made not to have a duplication of items. The idea is to enjoy a delicious tamale dinner, witness wonderful student entertainment and do a little shopping. If you have any questions please contact Anne Marie Espinoza by email at or by phone at 830-278-6655 ex. 1075.

Lobos Cross Country...4th Consecutive District Champions!

posted Nov 29, 2017, 10:53 AM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Nov 29, 2017, 10:53 AM ]

The UHS Lobos Cross Country team was recognized by the board members for being district champions! 

Coyote District Honors

posted Nov 28, 2017, 1:29 PM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Nov 28, 2017, 1:29 PM ]

UHS Science Fair Information...

posted Nov 28, 2017, 10:10 AM by Yvette Perez   [ updated Nov 28, 2017, 10:10 AM ]

Your Pre-AP science student will be conducting a science investigation. This project will give students
opportunities to earn scholarships, and advancement to the Alamo Regional Science & Engineering Fair with the possibility to advance to additional fairs including the INSEF (Intel National Science and
Engineering Fair) event in Los Angeles, CA. Students who advance from the INSEF event will have the
chance to go on to the World INSEF event in Stockholm, Sweden. More information about this project can be found at .

All UHS students are encouraged to consider this opportunity. Science department staff will support any interested and enrolled science student. For Pre-AP science students, this will be a mandatory project that counts as a significant portion of each . We hope you agree that the educational benefits are numerous, as students develop skills in writing, applied science, creative thinking, and problem solving.

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