January 14, 2019 - The public is invited to our Texas Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at Excelsior School on February 23, 2019 at 10am. The Historical marker commemorates what is now Excelsior Independent School District as being the only Common School in Shelby County, Texas remaining out of approximately 90 common schools in the late nineteenth century.
January 10, 2019 - We are proud to announce the Excelsior ISD School Spelling Bee! The Spelling Bee will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9am in the Excelsior School gym. We are excited to demonstrate the spelling skills these students have acquired and look forward to the academic competition.
October 4, 2018 - The State of Texas has declared Excelsior Common School No. 47 a historical site. Excelsior School has been in existence for over 120 years. Plans are in motion for a Spring dedication ceremony for the unveiling of the marker.
An Excelsior Alumni reunion is also being planned in conjunction with the marker dedication. This will be a first time reunion for Excelsior School. We are requesting copies of pictures and any of your Excelsior school memories. The reunion committee is also on the hunt for the oldest living student.
March 21, 2018 - On Friday, March 9, Excelsior ISD enjoyed their first annual Vocabulary Parade. Pre-K through third grades picked their vocabulary word and made signs and costumes to represent that word. They were quite creative and did a fantastic job! Parents and grandparents were present for the event. The parade was a huge success and we can plan on another vocabulary parade next year!
March 20, 2018 - Mrs. Keli Chandler’s first grade class at Excelsior School enjoyed a visit from Newbern Masonic Lodge where members talked to them about tooth care and gave each student a toothbrush. Thank you Newbern Masonic Lodge for visiting Excelsior!
March 5, 2018 - Excelsior teachers, Mrs. Jennifer Cecil and Mrs. Alyson Porter, along with their second and third students celebrated Dr. Seuss’ Birthday and Read Across America on Friday, March 2. The teachers read Dr. Seuss books all week and students made hats for the occasion. Dr. Seuss themed refreshments were served at the party. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!