Education

Parra’s focus on students thrills educators

Jose Parra, the new superintendent of Irving ISD, was formally welcomed into his position with a reception on Wed., Jan. 8, at which Parra met…...

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All American Scholarship deadline is March 1

San Antonio, Texas – Applications for the 2014 All American Scholar Program, sponsored by Catholic Life Insurance, are now available and must be received no…...

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Retired School Personnel hold holiday luncheon

  The Irving Retired School Personnel Association met on Thurs., Dec. 12 for its annual Christmas luncheon and silent auction benefiting student scholarships and the…...

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New superintendent brings sweeping philosophical changes

The Irving ISD (IISD) board of trustees unanimously voted to elect Jose Parra as the new superintendent of the school district, on Dec. 12. Parra…...

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MacArthur student earns wireless investment in his future

MacArthur High School Student Darian Sargent’s academic achievements earned him a $1,000 scholarship and tablet through Aio’s 30 Days 30 Dreams program. Sargent joined 29…...

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Bowie claims city championship after undefeated season

On the cold, rainy night of Nov. 4, the Bowie Cubs’ seventh grade football team faced off against the Travis Bobcats for the Irving ISD…...

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Exhibition game gives Aussies taste of American sports culture

    MacArthur High School’s Lady Cardinals basketball teams played an exhibition game against teams from South Australia on the evening of Tue., Nov. 3…....

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Science gets a boost

The Northrop Grumman Corporation, an Irving-based aerospace and defense technology company, officially signed on to become a partner with Irving ISD after being involved with…...

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New technology increases student, parent investment in learning

It is the teacher’s age-old challenge to nurture a love of education in their students using different techniques, ranging from the dialogues of the ancient…...

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Irving ISD names Parra new Superintendent

Jose Parra, a superintendent from Lockhart Independent School District, has been named the new top man in Irving ISD. Parra replaces former superintendent Dana Bedden,…...

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