The "U" and Now

UCISD Staff eNews & Events...Week of October 21, 2019

Transformational Teachers Institute

This three-day professional development series was designed utilizing research-based resources that have proven effective in assisting schools to improve student achievement. Teachers, as well as participating administrators, will explore leadership characteristics and opportunities, collaboration practices, and data-driven decision making to inform instruction. These strategies, when put into practice, translate to increased student and Teacher Efficacy.

Teacher Teams (Teachers, Leaders, Administrators) will meet three Saturdays between November and January) from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

November 16, 2019 - Module 1 Unleashing Leadership – Teachers develop a culture of leadership that communicates and seeks opportunities.

December 7, 2019 - Module 2 Synergistic Thinking – Teachers transform from individuals working in isolation to high-functioning teams that support student success.

January 18, 2020 - Module 3 Powerful Planning – High-functioning teams collaborate and embrace the cycle of teaching and learning.

Teachers who are interested in participating should sign-up in Eduphoria.

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MJH Breast Cancer Awareness Pep Rally

If you or anyone you know is a survivor and might be able to attend the Morales Junior High pep rally tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21st, at 2:15 pm to be honored please fill out this short form! Thank you in advance. 💓

Uvalde CISD Athletic Passes

District employees have been issued a 2019-2020 Athletic Pass to attend athletic events hosted in the district. Please know the Athletic Pass is a courtesy only meant for the district employee. When using the Athletic Pass please follow these guidelines:

a. Wait in line to enter events.

b. Show District Athletic Pass with employee name to gate volunteer.

c. Do not share your District Athletic Pass with other individuals.

District Athletic Passes not belonging to the name on the pass will be confiscated at the event. In addition, a district badge does not grant you free access to an athletic event. If you do not have your Athletic Pass, please be prepared to purchase a ticket.

Your understanding and cooperation are very much appreciated.

Urgent Care Center

Great News! The Urgent Care Center of Uvalde Texas is now reopened and will accept our Aetna TRS Insurance. They are a part of Alsace Urgent Care in Castroville. They are located at 3040 E Main Street and their number is 830-900-7048.

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The Uvalde Athletic Department is excited to release the official App for Uvalde Sports. The App will contain valuable information such as schedules, news, push notifications for any changes, allows you to follow every team from JH to HS, directions to the athletic event, news, and much more. The official App of Uvalde Sports is available for download!

#RepTheU #NewU #Allin

2019-2020 Volunteer Trainings

In preparation of the 2019-2020 School Year, Volunteer Training dates have been set. Volunteer Training must be renewed every school year. Volunteers are a valued asset to our district. Individuals wishing to volunteer on campuses and with student organizations must attend a Volunteer Training and complete a background check. The following Volunteer Trainings have been scheduled:

Tuesday, October 22nd @ Noon

Monday, October 28th @ 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 6th @ Noon

Wednesday, November 20th @ 6 p.m.

Volunteer Training takes place in the Uvalde CISD Central Office Conference Room located at 1000 N. Getty. For more information please contact Melissa Flores at or by phone at 830-278-6655. Volunteers are asked to sign up for a training session by completing the Volunteer Training Sign Up Form at the below link:

Volunteer Training Sign Up

District/Community Events

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Concordia University Texas

Master's & Doctoral Programs for Educators
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Have eNews or an event to share?

Have eNews or an event to share? Please use the Submit eNews or Event form to submit eNews or events.

Use this form to brag about the awesome activities going on in your school, classroom, organization or department. News stories may be published in any of the following areas Dr. Harrell's Monday Message, campus webpage, District Facebook, District App or in various district publications. News stories may include opportunities for student involvement, highlights of significant student achievement, events, programs, and much more!

Please fill in this form with all the details necessary to create a story. The pictures to accompany this submission should be uploaded to Google Drive using the link If you have any questions please contact Anne Marie Espinoza by email at, or by phone at 830-278-6655 ex 1075.

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