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    Welcome to ZCISD where we are "Committed to Student Excellence!            Attendance Matters!             Zapata Hawks vs La Feria Lions -Friday October 18, 2019!  See you at La Feria ! GO HAWKS GO!!      Early Release Day on Friday, October 18, 2019..

Region One GEAR UP RGV LEAD Ambassador training...developing tomorrow’s leaders today! Hebbronville CISD, LISD, Roma ISD, and Zapata CISD GEAR UP students on the rise!

Zapata Middle School Book Fair!

Happy National School Lunch Week to Villarreal Elementary cafeteria workers. V.E.S. administrators, staff and students appreciate these special employees for their hard work and delicious meals they serve daily.

Zapata Mighty Hawk Band Homecoming Parade

Mrs. Christina Pina's class received mums and garters for Homecoming 2019 from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency - Roma Port of Entry

Zapata High School CNA Students Community Service Project.

ZCISD Special Instructional Department Assisttive Technology Team

2019-2020 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program Students!

Zapata High School-Health Science and CNA Students.

FFA Homesite Team competed at Wintergarden District Competition

L-R  Dalia Gutierrez, Julie Pena, Klaryssa Flores, Brianna Garcia, Alynna Villarreal, Giselle Gonzalez , Lily Castillo, Natalie Sanchez, Krisytn Ramirez, Rita Diaz, Itzel Mrtinez, Kayla Pina, Daniela Gamez, Erik Velazquez, JJ Garcia.   Results: Chapter Farmer- 2nd place District - Itzel Martinez Top Team Scorer  Greenhand- 1st place District- Top Team Scorer- Klaryssa Flores  Klaryssa Flores Top Overall Individual  -Coach -Joevanna Sanchez.

Zapata FFA Plant ID Team competed at the Wintergarden competition in Jourdanton, Texas on September 25, 2019.  Jesus Rivera, Emily Martinez, Oziel Gonzalez, Joel Cavazos, Natshaly Segura, Elaine Lopez,Rogelio Garza, Jon-Carlo Vera, and Fernando Valadez.

Results: Chapter Farmer- 1st place District Top Team Scorer -Elaine Lopez GreenHand - 1st place District Top Team Scorer - Rogelio Garza  Coach Fernando Rodriguez

South Texas Career Road Show presentation for 8th graders!

Zapata ISD celebrates its custodians on National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day.

 “They are the quiet heroes of the District,”  Thank You!

ZHS-Zapata Census 2020 Logo Art Contest.Contest Winners: 1st Place Ilse Trejo, 2nd Place Evelyn Lara and 3rd Place Abigail Cabrera


ZMS students in 8th grade science lab worked together to create Elephant Toothpaste.

October is National Principals Month! It's an opportunity to say “thank you” to our principals and honor their hard work and dedication!

Mrs. Becky Gutierrez-Cruz at South Elementary celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Villarreal Elementary honored Patriot Day!

Villarreal Elementary honored Patriot Day and commemorated the the victims and heroes of 9-11. Students studied and worked on activities related to the events that transpired on that tragic day.

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Attendance Matters!    Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow!!

Zapata High School started Advocacy classes! Advocacy classes promotes character building, team building, and positive relationships. Great Job Teachers and Students! Puro Hawk Pride!

2019 Might Hawk Marching Band

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

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

Calendar and Events

Early Release Day
Date: 10/18/2019
School Bus Safety Week
Date: 10/20/2019
Red Ribbon Week
Date: 10/23/2019
Unity Day
Date: 10/23/2019
Date: 10/23/2019, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM
Location: Zapata High School

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School Bond Election Notice

TAKE NOTICE that an election will be held in the Zapata County Independent School District on November 5, 2019, as provided in an ORDER CALLING AN ELECTION duly passed by the Board of Trustees of said District on August 5, 2019.

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