Marathon ISD Welcomes Juan Saldana as New Principal

      Mr. Saldana is coming to us from Throckmorton ISD were he served as Band Director leading them to an appearance at the UIL State Marching Band Contest. A native of San Antonio, Texas, he has served 15 years as an educator in districts such as Pearsall ISD, San Antonio ISD, Victoria ISD, Culberson County-Allamoore ISD, May ISD, and Shiner ISD. His formal education earned him two Masters degrees in Education from both Sul Ross State University and the University of Houston - Victoria. He will bring to Marathon ISD a vast amount of knowledge in the areas of STEM, Robotics, Drones, Music, and School Administration. Hobbies include playing the Native American Flute and Photography. He is proud to be a part of the Marathon ISD family and is driven to continue our district's history of academic excellence.


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With science, we learn to ask questions, conduct research, experiment, test hypothesis, and draw conclusions. And we challenge ourselves to become more imaginative and curious everyday.


Mr. Jarrell's high school students constructed DNA models to learn how genetic code is formed and replicated, and how traits are inherited.


What hypothesis will you test today?


Marathon, Texas, enjoys Class 1 Dark Skies - the darkest possible on earth. This allows us to observe the night sky at a level of detail and clarity rarely possible from within a community. 


The astro-photography image above was aquired by Frederick Steiling on February 6-11, 2016 at the Marathon Sky Park, and shows M81 and M82 - a pair of galaxies in the constellation Ursa Major.

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