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Students at Zapata High School came back to their new school year with a modern dining room that features colorful tables, booths, chairs, and graphics. The ZCISD Child Nutrition Department is proud to provide great customer service to the students of ZCISD!

Students at Zapata High School came back to their new school year with a modern dining room that features colorful tables, booths, chairs, and graphics. The new dining and décor is designed for comfort and socializing as they eat nutritious meals prepared by the ZCISD Cafeteria Staff. The new dining room has added colorful elements that create visual breaks and make each space more welcoming and pleasant to eat. 

Special Instructional Services Administrative Update

ZNES is a “Recognized Campus”! Congratulations ZNES for the Healthy South Texas Recognition awarded by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Imagine⭐️Believe⭐️Achieve

   Congratulations to the Students of the Week for Zapata North Elementary! Imagine⭐️Believe⭐️Achieve

13th Annual Packing For Success 

Joel Cavazos, Talyssa Garcia, Xavier Rodriguez, Kristyn Ramirez, Sofia Ramirez, Kathryn Ramirez, Ivan Guerra, Hugo Ramirez, Principal Elma Almaraz, and ZCISD teachers

Special Instructional Department 2019-2020

Packing For Success delivering supplies to
Zapata Middle School

First Day of School

First Day of School

Hello Teachers and Welcome to New Teacher Orientation!

We’d like to warmly welcome all the newly-hired teachers to our wonderful School District for a new school year. We are so excited to have you all join our faculty. 

Jump Start Program Closing Ceremony

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BC ELITE athletes from Zapata compete at the USATF Junior Olympics track meet in San Antonio Texas

Congratulations to these young athletes for participating and successfully completing the 2019 Hawk Basketball Summer Camp! Way to go Hawks! Special thanks to the coaching staff for their dedicated time and amazing efforts putting this camp together. #ALLIN

During STEM Alliance Week, Zapata Middle School students attended a series of presentations and demonstrations aimed at promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields at Texas A&M International University.

Congratulations to Mariachi Halcon- 1st Place in the 4A and below at the Texas Mariachi Director's Association Competition!! 

1st Place in the 4A and below at the Texas Mariachi Driector’s Association Competition Mariachi Halcon

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Lady Hawks capture the 4A and under Division

The Lady Hawks captured the 4A and under division at the 2nd annual Border Olympics Cross Country. Meet placing 2nd KK Gonzalez, 3rd Maranda Garcia and 4th place Claudia Garza. Adan Jonguitud placed 6th in the 6A /5A division!

6th Grade Day

Zapata Middle School had a very successful turnout this morning at the 6th Grade Day. Students were very happy to meet all their teachers and left more confident after touring their new campus. Welcome to ZMS home of the Merlins!

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