Time Change for Junior Varsity Game vs. SA Sam Houston
The Bandera High School Junior Varsity will play SA Sam Houston in Bandera on Friday, August 28 at 5:30 PM. Freshmen and JV will be combined in this game.  They will play a 20 minute fifth quarter with a running clock.

Texas Education Agency Announces Distinction Designations

Bandera ISD was awarded the designation of “Met Standard” for all four campuses and the district by the Texas Education Agency for 2015-2016.  Bandera High School earned five “Distinction Designations,” rating in the top high schools in Texas who received 5 or more distinctions. Bandera High School earned “Distinction Designations” in Academic Achievement in English Language Arts, Academic Achievement in Mathematics, Academic Achievement in Science, Academic Achievement in Social Studies, and Postsecondary Readiness.  “I am really proud of the High School,” commented BHS Principal Sergio Menchaca. “Our students and teachers worked hard to achieve this goal and this ranking only confirms the fact that we are not only a top rated high school in the Hill Country but in the whole state,” replied Menchaca.

Additionally, Bandera Middle School earned three “Distinction Designations” in Academic Achievement in Reading/English Language Arts, Academic Achievement in Science and in Postsecondary Readiness.  Bandera Middle School placed in the top middle schools who received three or more “Distinction Designations” based on data provided by the Texas Education Agency. “The Middle School is an outstanding campus. Our students and teachers are always striving to accomplish more.  I am very pleased we were able to increase the number of our Distinction Designations this year” stated Donald Tosh, BMS Principal. 

“Bandera ISD provides a quality of instruction that is unmatched in our area and our academic scores show this.  Our teachers worked hard to reach this level of performance and our students kept their focus,” said Superintendent Regina Howell.  “We are exceptionally pleased with the Distinction Designations earned by the Middle School and the High School this year,” she stated. “We will continue to work on our attendance rate as this is one of the factors that affect the Distinction Designations earned by our district” Howell reported.

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