Irving Independent School District

December 12, 2016

  • Austin Choir Provides Pre-Board Meeting Entertainment

    The Austin Middle School choir performed in the atrium of the Administration Building prior to the start of the December 12 board meeting. Their director is Dustin Barksdale.

     

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    de Zavala Middle School Students Lead Pledges    

    de Zavala Middle School students (from left) Gisela Calzada, Alexia Bautista, Victoria Guevara and Lindsey Rodriguez led the pledges to the American and Texas flags at the December 12 board meeting.

     

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    Lamar Middle School Student Recognized as Winner of Holiday Card Art Contest          

    Sophia Sandoval, a seventh-grade student at Lamar Middle School, was recognized by the Board of Trustees at the December board meeting for her artwork that was featured on the district’s holiday cards. Pictured are (from left) Superintendent Jose Parra; Sophia; her art teacher, Bonnie Lindle; and Board President Dr. Steven Jones.

     

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    Trina Valdez Recognized as Teacher of the Month

    Trina Valdez, a math interventionist at Austin Middle School, was honored by the Board of Trustees and administration as the Irving ISD Teacher of the Month for December. Valdez is pictured with Board Member A.D. Jenkins.

     

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    Santiago Carbone Recognized as Employee of the Month

    Santiago Carbone, building manager at Britain Elementary School, was honored by the Board of Trustees and administration as the Irving ISD Employee of the Month for December. Carbone is pictured with Board Secretary Randy Randle. 

     

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    Karen Clark Recognized as Guest Educator of the Month

    Karen Clark, guest educator at Schulze Elementary School, was honored by the Board of Trustees and administration for being named the Irving ISD Employee of the Month for December. Clark is pictured with Board Vice President Larry Stipes.

     

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    Action Taken:

    • Approved Consent Agenda Items:
      1. Approved Minutes of Board Work Session on November 7, 2016, and Regular Board Meeting on November 14, 2016
      2. Approved Financial Statement for October 2016
      3. Approved Resolution and Order No. 16-17-09 Authorizing December Amendment to the 2016-2017 Budget
      4. Approved Resolution and Order No. 16-17-10 Approving Supplements to Irving ISD Tax Rolls
      5. Approved Requests for Additional Compensation to a Contract or Non-Contract Employee
      6. Accepted Gifts and Donations to the District 

     

    • Approved Resolution and Order No. 16-17-11 Initiating the Process for Exploring and Considering the District of Innovation Designation under House Bill 1842

     

    • Approved Resolution No. 16-17-01 Ordering an Election of the Qualified Voters of the Irving Independent School District on May 6, 2017, for the Purpose of Electing Two Trustees to the Board for said District

     

    • Approved the Second Reading and Adoption of Proposed Revisions to the Following Locally Developed Exhibit and Policies from TASB Update 105; FFG (EXHIBIT) – Child Abuse and Neglect; CLB (LOCAL) Buildings, Grounds and Equipment Management Maintenance; CLE (LOCAL) Buildings, Grounds and Equipment Management – Flag Displays; DBA (LOCAL) Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records; DFBB (LOCAL) Term Contracts – Nonrenewal; DFFA (LOCAL) Reduction in Force – Financial Exigency and DFFB (LOCAL) Reduction in Force – Program Change

     

    • Held a Public Hearing to Discuss the District’s Intention to Explore the Possibility of Becoming a District of Innovation as per House Bill 1842

     

     

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