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Legacy Gala raises over half a million dollars for education

Legacy Gala raises over half a million dollars for education

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Photo: Irving ISD students stay out late to meet Irving Schools Foundation donors during the Legacy Gala. / Photo by Matthew Pedersen The Sixth Annual Legacy Gala brought together DFW business owners and philanthropists to

Nimitz showcases fine arts, athletic renovations

Nimitz showcases fine arts, athletic renovations

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Each of Irving ISD’s comprehensive high schools underwent facelifts during the summer and through the fall months of this school year to improve their athletic and arts facilities. Nimitz High School was the first

Bowie singers receive top rankings

Bowie singers receive top rankings

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Choir students of Bowie Middle School recently competed in the All-City Choir Competition and came away with honors. Bowie received three out of the six first chair rankings in the seventh and eighth grade choir.

Irving ISD dedicates outdoor learning center

Irving ISD dedicates outdoor learning center

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Photo: Steven Jones, Mayor Van Duyne and members of the School Board of Trustees and school administrators cuts the ceremonial ribbon during the dedication of the Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center. /Courtesy Photo Students in the Irving

Student artwork on display in community mural

Student artwork on display in community mural

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Photo: Courtesy of the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Photographer Can Turkyilmaz The ceramics students at Singley Academy took their talents on the road for a rare opportunity to make art with renowned Uriarte Talavera

Irving Schools Stadium renamed in honor of Joy and Ralph Ellis

Irving Schools Stadium renamed in honor of Joy and Ralph Ellis

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Photo: Surrounded by school board members and administrators, Ralph and Joy Ellis are honored as the Irving Schools Stadium is renamed for them./Courtesy Photo Irving ISD presented a very special tribute to two of their

High school vocalists place in region choirs

High school vocalists place in region choirs

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Choir students (from left) Daniel Castellanos (MacArthur), Ian Elmore (MacArthur), Josue Fiallos (Nimitz), Michael Garza (Irving), Tatum Griffin (Nimitz), London Pinder (Nimitz), Vivian Phan (Nimitz) and Alexis Velasquez (MacArthur) placed in region choirs after

Middle school student earns scholarship

Middle school student earns scholarship

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Concerned about paying for college, Gayda Mohamed set out to apply for whatever scholarships she was eligible for as a middle school student. “I want to make it as easy as possible for my parents,”

Crockett student wins library contest

Crockett student wins library contest

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Crockett Middle School seventh grader Yididiya Kassahun (center), won The Big Write poetry contest, sponsored by the Irving Public Library. He is pictured with (from left) Corine Barbarena, a librarian at Irving Public Library;

Irving ISD marching bands advance in UIL Region

Irving ISD marching bands advance in UIL Region

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On Saturday, Oct. 15, the marching bands of Nimitz, Irving, and MacArthur high schools took the field in Duncanville for the esteemed Region 20 UIL Marching Band Contest. All three bands earned overall superior ratings