Ortiz Intermediate School

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Principal's Message

 On behalf of everyone at Ortiz Intermediate, I would like to welcome you back for the 2019-2020 school year ! I am extremely humbled and honored to introduce myself as the new Principal of Ortiz Intermediate, joining such an exemplary school community comprised of amazing students, exemplary teachers and supportive parents !
            I arrive at Ortiz as a seasoned teacher and administrator. I began my teaching career at San Pedro Elementary, here in RISD in 2002 as a 1st Grade Teacher . Throughout my 15 years as a teacher, I served as a 1st , 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade Bilingual teacher. I also had the opportunity to teach kinder and 5th grade through summer school assignments ! I have spend the last 2 years at Seale Junior High as the Assistant Principal of Instruction. I am homegrown and a 1998 graduate of Robstown High School.
I am not only excited to work with our students, but I also look forward to working alongside you and our amazing team, as we grow and learn from each other ! I firmly believe we have some of the best students around, because we have some of the best teachers around ! !
I believe in open and frequent communication and sincerely welcome your conversation and input during this year .If you should need anything, please feel free to contact me by email/phone or by stopping by Ortiz . My email is chavera@robstownisd.org and my phone number is (361)767-6662 ext. 3010. It is through working together that we will succeed in bringing the best educational opportunities to your child. Our students are the primary focus of our work and we are truly invested in partnering with families to make sure your child reaches his or her full potential . I can’t wait to celebrate our collective successes during the 2019-2020 school year.