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July 4th DWI No-Refusal operations

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The Irving Police Department will be conducting DWI No-Refusal operations over the July 4th holiday weekend. The Department runs the operations by means of a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) as part

Educators work to transform the learning experience using technology

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Smartphones are smarter than they look, especially to an elementary school child. The Texas Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) held their annual “ignite15” conference at the Irving Convention Center last week with a

Student chosen for Congress of Future

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Jesse Latimer, a junior at Singley Academy of Irving has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, MA on June 28 – 30. The Congress is an honors-only

Irving graduate named Dell Scholar

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Irving High School graduate Jose Ortiz has been named a Dell Scholar – one of 300 students nationwide. The initiative of the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Dell Scholars are selected based on a

Irving Arts Center hires new Executive Director

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Irving Arts Center is pleased to announce that Todd Eric Hawkins has been named Executive Director by appointment of the Irving Arts Board. Current Executive Director Richard Huff is set to retire this August

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

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Photo: Jim Bennett, Ken Walters, Bill Rutherford and Mike Phillips celebrate their induction into the Irving ISD Athletic Hall of Fame. /Photo by Teri Webster Irving ISD Hall of Fame inductees remembered their glory days

Summer swim claims girl’s life

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A little summer fun ended in tragedy for an Irving family Wednesday afternoon, June 24. A mother took her five children ages three, six, nine, 10 and 11 years old for a swim as

Philanthropists learn techniques to improve non-profits

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Raising money without a good message is challenging, especially in a tight economy. That is why area philanthropists attended a conference on how to improve their strategies at the DFW Philanthropy in Action conference at

Community shows love to teachers on last day of school

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A true sense of community was visible during a teacher’s appreciation luncheon on the last day of school at John and Margie Stipes elementary in the Irving district. The Irving Women’s Network hosted the luncheon

Video game design students shine at MIRD Fair

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More than 700 students participated in the 5th Annual MIRD Fair Video Game Programming Contest, organized by the Irving ISD Career and Technical Education department. Over the course of two days, May 18 –