Judson ISD

The latest news from Judson ISD

Are charter schools private schools?

Are charter schools private schools?

Charter schools are free due to public, taxpayer dollars that are taken from traditional public schools when a child enrolls in the charter school. Unlike a traditional public school, charter schools are also funded by private companies, individuals, and interests. They are managed by a private entity vs a community elected board where the public has input. And their boards are appointed vs elected. This means that charter board members can have a financial interest in the success of the schools.

Judson Athletes Partner with Elementary Schools

Judson Athletes Show Kindness to Little Rockets What is this about – Include some of the keywords if possible (if we have them). High School Athletes Partner with Elementary Students Judson High School football and baseball team athletes spent time assisting with Elementary morning drop-offs. The student-athletes connected with Judson elementary students. This event allowed …

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Pre-K Near Me – Understanding the Choices and Guidelines

Understanding the Choices and Guidelines for Finding a PreK My kids are in elementary and high school, and it seems like a lifetime ago when they started their first day of Pre-K. As I think back on that time, I recall it as being one of our family’s most stressful times.  I had NO IDEA …

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Dr. Janette Ball

Superintendent of the Year Nominee in Judson ISD

Superintendent of the Year Nominee in Judson ISD! Superintendent Janette Ball of Judson ISD is one of only five superintendents in Texas to be nominated for the Texas Association of School Boards’ 2021 Superintendent of the Year award. Superintendent Ball Recognized for Leadership Style Janette Ball has led Judson ISD for three years while serving …

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Judson ISD Football

Former Judson Athlete Now a Favorite Coach at Randolph Field

Former Judson Athlete Now a Favorite Randolph Field ISD Coach Coach Matthew Atwell turned his passion for sports and his history at Judson ISD into a career as a beloved coach and school leader in Randolph Field ISD.  KENS5 News awarded Atwell their EXCEL Award. Building Relationships in Athletics and Special Needs Atwell serves as …

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Judson ISD School Makes Inclusion Priority

At Judson ISD‘s Veterans Memorial High School, inclusion is a top priority. Thanks to Principal Greg Brauer, Veterans Memorial is now a Special Olympics Unified Champion School- a program for schools to promote the social inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities. The Unified Champion School Model promotes the acceptance of all students through everyday school …

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Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount

Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition

School districts managing the challenges of a pandemic and highlights, data, statistics, and history of public education in the San Antonio area. By Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition.

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School Lunch Heroes Save the Day

North East ISD School Lunch Heroes really DO wear capes! Our schools honor dedicated nutrition staff on School Lunch Hero Day Why do we Observe School Lunch Heroes Day? Lunch is many students’ favorite time of the day.  They get to relax, socialize, and recharge for the second half of the school day.  Public school …

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Judson ISD Art Student Advances to State

Judson Art Student Goes to State Competition Congratulations to Wagner High School junior Trinity Jarrell!  The Judson ISD student advanced to the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Trinity received a Rating IV for her drawing titled “Father Figure”at the VASE regional competition. According to the Texas Art Education Association website, a Rating IV is the …

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Military Child Month Honors Students and Families

April is the Month of the Military Child as we pay tribute to military families and their children for their daily sacrifices,  commitment, and courage. Every April 15th is Purple Up! For Military Kids Day, and our public schools show support for military kids by encouraging everyone to wear purple.  Why purple? Purple symbolizes the …

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