Category Archives: Corpus Christi Schools

American Bank Center Loss Of Power Leaves Cloud Of Doubt Over City Response To Last Week’s Emergency Situation

Last week when Texans were living through a historically cold winter weather event without power, safe drinking water, and many without food to eat, several Corpus Christi area residents sought shelter at the American Bank Center in downtown Corpus Christi. Local government officials had designated the site as the location where those needing a warm place to rest could find

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Corpus Christi’s COVID Crisis And A Public Relations Nightmare

Despite warnings from public health officials the attitude towards the ongoing coronavirus crisis has remained cavalier at best for many Corpus Christi area residents. As infection rates and hospitalizations rise health officials are keeping a close eye on things, but local behavior patterns are not helping win the fight against COVID-19. On Friday night it seemed as if there was

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New Report Shows Corpus Christi Home Flipping Market Might Not Be A Solid Investment Right Now

A new report issued this week details the third-quarter 2020 home flipping market and that data did not look very good for Corpus Christi.  The report by Attom Data Solutions shows that 57,155 single-family homes and condominiums in the United States were flipped in the third quarter of 2020. Those transactions represented 5.1 percent of all home sales in the

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State says that Texas students will have to take the STARR test but districts and campuses will be exempted from the A-F grading system

Matt Pierce Briscoe State education officials announced on Thursday that Texas schools and districts will not be graded by the state this school year, but students are still going to have to take STAAR tests. The Texas Education Agency announced the decision Thursday afternoon, indicating that, in their view, testing data is necessary to show leaders just how the coronavirus

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Gov. Abbott presents Blue Ribbon Designation To Two CCISD campuses

Corpus Christi, Texas— Texas Governor Greg Abbott visited Windsor Park Elementary in Corpus Christi on Thursday to present the Corpus Christi Independent School District with the U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon designation. The national recognition is focused on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The award recognizes the hard work of

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Gov. Abbott to visit Corpus Christi on Thursday

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will be in Corpus Christi on Thursday as part of the blue ribbon presentation to Corpus Christi ISD. The Governor’s office confirmed that the event will be held at Windsor Park Elementary. Continue Reading Below Both Windsor Park Gifted and Talented Elementary School and the Early Childhood Development Center were chosen among 26 Texas public schools

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City of Corpus Christi sends a message to Texas Windstorm saying that the oppose any new rate hike

Corpus Christi city council passed a resolution that told the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association that they were opposed to any new rate hike on Tuesday. While the group that is largely manipulated and controlled by insurance companies has not indicated any direct increase in rates, their previous underhanded actions have left citizens concerned about what the organization might do at

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Calallen football player dies after violent stabbing in Corpus Christi area Walmart

A Walmart was briefly put on lockdown and was cleared after a stabbing inside of the store that has left one person dead.  Police say that the incident took place Sunday afternoon in the Corpus Christi suburb of Calallen, in Nueces County.  Witnesses say that an altercation between two persons inside the store turned deadly as one male began stabbing

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City to provide sandbags

The city of Corpus Christi is planning and helping you prepare for the possibility of tropical weather. City crews have been working to fill sandbags which will be provided to the public free of charge if the need arises. The city says that they have already prepared 6,000 sandbags and will be ready to distribute on Monday morning if needed.

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