Yoakum Independent School District

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    Parent Portal Update

    On Thursday, November 14 at 3:30, we updated the Parent Portal to Ascender Parent Portal. Parents will be able to use their current Parent Portal account information to access their student’s information for grades and attendance. Please update any bookmark, favorite, or shortcut you may have from the old address to the new address: https://txweb.esc3.net/ParentPortal/login?distid=062903

    Here is a document detailing the changes: New Parent Portal Overview
    This document was provided by a third party and may not be fully accessible. If you need assistance, please call (361) 293-6960.

    Raptor Visitor Management System

    Yoakum ISD is pleased to announce that we will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our program of campus safety for students and faculty. Part of keeping students and faculty safe is knowing who is in our buildings at all times, and the Raptor system will allow us to do that. The Raptor system will better allow us to screen visitors, contractors, and volunteers in our schools and provide us with a safer environment for our students and staff. 

    Upon entering a district building, visitors will be asked to present an ID such as a Driver’s License, which can either be scanned or manually entered into the system. If a parent or guardian for any reason does not have a US government-issued ID, the school staff member can use any form of identification and manually enter the person’s name into the Raptor system. The Raptor system will check to ensure that registered sexual offenders are not entering our school campuses without our knowledge. The Raptor system checks the visitor's name and date of birth for comparison with a national database of registered sex offenders. The registered sex offender database is the only official database checked by the Raptor system. No other data from the ID is gathered or recorded and the information is not shared with any outside agency. Once entry is approved, Raptor will issue a badge that identifies the visitor, the date, and the purpose of his/her visit. A visitor’s badge will not be necessary for those who visit our schools simply to drop off an item in the office or pick up paperwork. 

    The safety of our students is our highest priority and the Raptor visitor management system allows us to quickly identify those that may present a danger to our students. Thank you in advance for your understanding and your support in enhancing the school safety protocols in our district.

     


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  • Yoakum ISD Athletic Pictures Needed

    Yoakum ISD is in the process of updating team championship pictures as well as pictures of former Yoakum High School graduates who attended college and continued their athletic careers. The pictures are being digitally uploaded and eventually will be viewed on the screen in the new Bulldog Gym foyer.

    Pictures of team championships (district through state) from the fall of 2013 thru current year, as well as any 2013-2018 Yoakum High School graduate who went on to play in college are needed. No particular pose is necessary; typically, the athlete is pictured in their college uniform and any listings of their accomplishments included.

    Pictures and information can be turned in to the Yoakum ISD Adminstration Office at 315 East Gonzales Street. 

    Please note: Pictures will not be returned.

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