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Supplied Success

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Smiles spread from the cafeteria to the gymnasium at the Supplies for Success event hosted at Irving High School on Saturday August 15. Backpacks stuffed with school supplies filled the cafeteria as they awaited

Chamber partners with Irving ISD to welcome new teachers, administrators

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The Irving business community and its leaders are partnering with the Irving Independent School District for the 60th consecutive year to host and welcome 550 new teachers and administrators to the growing district. The

Irving ISD meets standard on state’s accountability system

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Under the state’s accountability system, Irving ISD’s rating for 2015 is Met Standard. All five high schools Met Standard. All eight middle schools Met Standard. 19 of the 20 elementary schools Met Standard. All three of the early

District to pilot recess project at elementary schools

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New for the 2015-2016 school year is the LIINK Project which will be piloted for kindergarten and first graders at Brown, Gilbert and Townsell elementary schools. The project, led by Texas Christian University, is

Irving ISD administration building renovations progress

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Over the next few weeks, the Irving ISD administration building will see a series of renovations in response to TxDOT’s (Texas Department of Transportation) future expansion of Highway 183. “Obviously the highway will expand and

Students snag top finishes at national FCCLA competition

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Irving ISD students brought home a gold, two silver and two bronze medals from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference, held July 5-9 in Washington, D.C. Andrea Garcia and

Kickstart students earn black belts

Kickstart students earn black belts

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Photo: Sally Omar of Cardwell Career Preparatory Center (left) and Tina Su of Singley Academy (right) earned black belts through the district’s Kickstart program. /Courtesy Photo Two high school students in the Kickstart program recently

North Lake College student receives Kramp Scholarship

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North Lake College (NLC) student Ojaswee Giriis was one of four Dallas County Community College District winners of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Endowed Scholarship from DCCCD. Prior to emigrating to the U.S., Giri survived

Singley student selected for STEM conference

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Jesse Latimer, a senior at Singley Academy, was selected to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, Mass., last month. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, science director of the National Academy of

Irving High instructor named local Air Force Teacher of the Year

Irving High instructor named local Air Force Teacher of the Year

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Photo: Austin Sittig, 15, successfully starts the RC plane he made from scratch in his aviation class with a proud Brooks. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette Walking into Al Brooks’ classroom, visitors immediately realize the Irving