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Food Services to showcase best practices at national conference

Food Services to showcase best practices at national conference

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Irving ISD’s Food and Nutrition Department has been selected to showcase their innovative “outside the cafeteria” program at the annual School Nutrition Conference in San Antonio. The outside the cafeteria program began in 2002 with

DCCCD students cultivate a world view through seminar in Salzburg

DCCCD students cultivate a world view through seminar in Salzburg

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Eleven student leaders from the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) are now students of the world. The DCCCD group got a chance to expand their international knowledge with a trip to Salzburg, Austria; during

Students create at Camp Invention

Students create at Camp Invention

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Irving ISD students in the gifted or young scholars program participated in a week of Camp Invention activities at Farine Elementary School. Camp Invention presents essential STEM concepts through creative hands-on activities. Students had the

Texas and Scotland face similar education, economic challenges

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The thistles of Scotland and the yellow rose of Texas have several things in common: higher education, economic development and the Dallas County Community College District. Collaborating on international education agreements, digital technology and solutions

MIRD Fair winners recognized

MIRD Fair winners recognized

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Photo: Winners at the MIRD Fair, Daniel Arriagada and Michael Friend receive their an Xbox Ones from Crockett Middle School principal Francisco Miranda, MIRD instructor Matthew Walker and Jason Cooper, Irving ISD career and technical

Great Flag Caper recognizes young patriots in Irving schools

Great Flag Caper recognizes young patriots in Irving schools

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The Great Flag Caper organization sponsors a patriotism contest for Irving school students. The honoress include: Nataly Pena, Logan Robinson, Jessica Aguilar, Andrew Castillo, and Chandani Reitmeyer (front row L-R). There to present the

Student saves dad’s life

Student saves dad’s life

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Photo: Following her heroic act, Angelique Francis expresses her gratitude for training provided by Ronny Potts, her Homeland Security instructor. /Courtesy photo During the spring semester, the Homeland Security students at Singley Academy receive training

Eric Ogle named principal of Lamar Middle School

Eric Ogle named principal of Lamar Middle School

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Superintendent of Schools Jose L. Parra, Ed.D. recently named Eric Ogle, a 13-year employee of Irving ISD, principal of Lamar Middle School. Ogle is currently the associate principal at Nimitz High School where he

Growing food, cultivating community

Growing food, cultivating community

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Students in the biology club at Barbara Cardwell Career Preparatory Center present 10 families with self-sustaining garden planters as part of a community outreach project. The students wrote a letter requesting funds from Cardwell

MacArthur JROTC Cadets to compete against best teams in world

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The MacArthur High School Army JROTC program has had a long history of success since it was established in 1973. Producing leaders in both the private sector and military, the program has included scholars,