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El Paso Leadership Academy (EPLA): Respecto a COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Viernes 13 de Marzo de 2020 HORA: 8:00 PM   Estimadas familias de EPLA y Colectivo: Primero quiero asegurarles a nuestras familias que entendemos que existe cierta incertidumbre y preocupación acerca de COVID-19, denominado Coronavirus. Si bien no hay casos reportados de COVID-19 en el Condado de El Paso, estamos tomando las precauciones necesarias para […]

El Paso Leadership Academy (EPLA): Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Friday, March 13, 2020 TIME: 8:00 PM Dear EPLA Families & Colectivo: I want to first assure our families that we understand there is some uncertainty and worry about COVID-19, referred to as the Coronavirus. While there are no reported cases of COVID-19 in El Paso County, we are taking the necessary precautions to ensure […]

EPLA Scholars First to Participate in City of El Paso Neighborhood Leadership Academy

The NLA, Neighborhood Leadership Academy is a 20-week course that gives participants an intimate look into city government.  Participants receive first-hand information about City services and programs through comprehensive presentations from City department leaders, and on-site field trips to various public facilities. Mr. Monteros is a two-time participant and sponsors two scholars, Juan Baez (8) […]

EPLA Represents El Paso at Texas Student Council Leadership Conference

SAN MARCOS, TX, November 2019: For the first time El Paso Leadership Academy scholars attended the annual Texas Association of Student Councils Middle-Level Conference in San Marcos, TX the weekend of November 15-16, 2019.  A delegation of twelve scholars and three staff advisors, including Mr. Casillas, Ms. Alonso, and Ms. Holguin, attended the two-day leadership […]

Parent Newsletter 11/3/19

This past week was a great week at EPLA, with several cultural events being the highlight.  Some of those events included: 1.  Grade Level CRSHH Assemblies 2.  Halloween “Fright Night” trick-or-treating for the community 3.  Fall Dance for EPLA Scholars 4.  Red Ribbon Dress-up Days (Monday–Red or Pink Day, Tuesday–Twin Day, Wednesday–Sports & College Jersey Day, Thursday–Halloween, Friday–Free […]

Parent Newsletter 9/9/19

El Paso Leadership Families were CRSHHing it during “Back to School Night” this past week. Congratulations to CRSHH winners Valeria Mondragon (6th), Jessica Vargas (7th), Fernanda Pineda (8th) Week four of the 2019-2020 school year was fantastic!!!  A big “Shout-Out” to our scholars, their families, and the El Paso Leadership Academy staff for an outstanding […]

Parent Newsletter 8/26/19

The El Paso Leadership Academy star continues to shine bright as we move into another week of the 2019-2020 school year.  Week two was the starting point for student engagement in the club of their choice–Monday-Leadership Congreso, Tuesday-Philosophy Club,  Wednesday-Movie Club, Thursday-Athletics Club, and Friday-Robotics. Students may still join if they choose to do so […]