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School supplies prepare students to succeed in the classroom

School supplies prepare students to succeed in the classroom

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Photo: Preparing for a lively school year, Rogelio and Rosalba Guel watch as their school age children choose backpacks filled with school supplies. /Photo by John Starkey Eager children and their parents formed lines in

Singley law and public service program wins national recognition

Singley law and public service program wins national recognition

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Photo: Irving Police Department officers serve as instructors for dual-credit classes in the Law and Public Service program at Singley Academy. /Courtesy photo The School of Law and Public Service at Singley Academy in Irving

Valedictorian speaks for educational program

Valedictorian speaks for educational program

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Photo: Having faced so many challenges as a family, Luis Govea and his father prepare to take the next step in their future, Luis’ education at Stanford University, while in different parts of the

Educational scholarships awarded to children of the Irving Police Department

Educational scholarships awarded to children of the Irving Police Department

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Fran Mathers of Via Reál Restaurant in Las Colinas Plaza awarded collegiate scholarships from the Pat Mathers Scholarship Foundation to four incredible children of Irving Police officers on Wednesday, July 20. Scholarships totaling $20,000 were

Summer construction projects improve learning facilities for Irving ISD students

Summer construction projects improve learning facilities for Irving ISD students

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Photo: While students are away, construction efforts continue throughout the day at Irving High School. /Photo by Brian Beaudry Summer renovations taking place at Irving ISD schools will improve facilities for fine arts, athletics and

After 25 years with Irving ISD, Layne takes position with Dallas ISD

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Dallas ISD knew they found a golden prospect with Scott Layne when they offered him the position as Chief Operations Officer after a 25-year run as Irving ISD’s Assistant Superintendent for School Support Services.

Irving students travel to Washington, meet members of Congress

Irving students travel to Washington, meet members of Congress

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Photo: Getting a new perspective on politics, 11 high school students from the Dallas area traveled to the nation’s capital to learn about the federal government, meet important leaders, visit historic sites, and develop a deeper understanding

MacArthur High School hosts NMSI training for over 400 teachers

MacArthur High School hosts NMSI training for over 400 teachers

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Photo: Creating their own eco-column, Curtis Leddy, and educator from Kansas, and Mariah Kelly, a teacher from Uplift Education’s Williams campus, work on a project that can teach students about interdependences of related ecosystems.

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