Port Isabel, TX – The Point Isabel Independent School District (Point Isabel ISD) marked a significant milestone today with a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony held at the Port Isabel Early College High School campus. The event, which took place on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, saw a convergence of teachers, students, administrators, families, school board members, business associates, and the enthusiastic Tarpon community. Together, they celebrated the commencement of construction for the much- anticipated state-of-the-art facilities that are poised to reshape the educational landscape.
"We are thrilled to witness this momentous event that underscores the commitment of the Point Isabel ISD to providing our students with exceptional learning environments," expressed Superintendent, Teri Capistran. "The collaboration between our dedicated educators, families, community members, and esteemed partners has been truly inspiring. The groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of a new era in education for our district."
The upcoming state-of-the-art facilities at Port Isabel Early College High School will encompass a range of innovative spaces designed to enhance learning experiences for students across various disciplines. The facilities include:
Elementary School Outdoor Learning Centers: Environments that promote outdoor education, exploration, and hands-on engagement for young learners.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Building: Equipped with cutting-edge resources and materials, this building is designed to provide high school students with immersive, hands-on experiences in select career fields, fostering practical skills and vocational growth.
Special Education Academic Transition Center: A dedicated center aimed at providing comprehensive support for students transitioning into various phases of their lives, ensuring a smooth and empowered progression.
State-of-the-Art Athletic Facilities: Modern athletic facilities that cater to the holistic development of students, promoting physical fitness and sportsmanship.
Point Isabel ISD extends its heartfelt gratitude to its partners at Gerlach Construction and ERO Architects for their unwavering support and collaboration throughout the planning and development stages. This partnership has been instrumental in bringing the district's vision to life, ensuring that the new facilities meet the highest standards of quality and innovation.
As the construction progresses, Point Isabel ISD remains committed to fostering an environment that empowers students to excel academically, creatively, and athletically. The groundbreaking ceremony is a testament to the district's dedication to providing a world- class education that prepares students for a successful future.
Stay tuned for more updates on the exciting developments within the Point Isabel ISD. The future is indeed looking brighter than ever before.