Honoring Black History Month at IDEA Public Schools

This February, IDEA Public Schools is proud to join our nation in honoring Black History Month. The celebratory month, also known as National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in the story of the United States of […]

Learning Opportunities During Break: Winter Reading Suggestions

Happy Holidays, Team & Family!    IDEA Public Schools will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, December 19 – Monday January 2. Students will return to school on Thursday, January 5, after staff development days. During the break, we encourage all our students to continue reading and engaging in fun learning opportunities!   IDEA’s AR Zone […]

IDEA’s 5 Most Memorable Moments of 2022

2022 Recap Blog  The holiday season is here and we hope it brings you and your family joy and hope. Through the highs and lows of 2022, our Team & Family continues to evolve, innovate, and work towards ensuring our scholars remain learning and growing on the road to and through college.    Our Team & […]

18 IDEA Seniors Selected as QuestBridge National College Match Program Finalists

IDEA Mays QuestBridge Recipients and family

18 students from IDEA’s Class of 2023 have been selected as finalists for the QuestBridge National College Match Program. Our students are among 5,613 high school seniors nationwide selected this year from over 17,900 applications! This year, QuestBridge’s 48 college partners matched with 1,755 Finalists, who are recognized as Match Scholarship Recipients. This is the […]

IDEA Palmview Scholar Places 5th at Texas FFA State Competition

Jimena Garnica shows off her Texas FFA 5th Place Winner's Banner

One of the newest IDEA campuses in the Rio Grande Valley is providing opportunities for college-bound students with interests in agriculture through their Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses in Agribusiness and Animal Science at IDEA Palmview.   This year, IDEA Palmview launched its chapter of the Future Farmers Association (FFA) and is making history as […]

IDEA McAllen’s Little Shop of Team & Family

IDEA McAllen’s Fine Arts department sits in a quad of portables on campus. Walking through the campus, past the Academy building, outdoor pavilion, and College Prep building, one could miss the hustle of busy students in the school’s fine arts department, called Group 6.   This semester, 92 scholars from grades 6-12 have been investing […]

Proudly Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month November 1-30

This month, IDEA Public Schools is proud to celebrate the rich ancestry, culture, and contributions of American Indian and Indigenous Communities during Native American Heritage Month.  This celebration is also an important opportunity to educate our community about Indigenous Tribes, raise awareness about the unique challenges Native People have faced both historically and today, and the ways in which Native American citizens have […]

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a time to increase awareness and education around bullying. In 2006, National Bullying Prevention Month was founded to help prevent childhood bullying and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion. This month-long event serves to help prevent childhood bullying and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion.  At IDEA Public Schools, we want […]