John R. Good Elementary won a Crystal ICE Award and $1,000 in the Physical Education/Athletics category at the 2017 ICE Awards on Thursday, February 16. During the 2015-16 school year, John R. Good Elementary hosted the inaugural Color Run around the school. Every participant received a package of colored powder, wrist band, and colorful sunglasses. We had over 700 students, families and community members participate. Participants ran through five different color stations where staff and volunteers threw color at runners as they came by on each lap. Participants made 6 laps around to complete a 5K Color Run race.
Students who attended Math Night at fiesta Supermarket had the opportunity to guess how many jelly beans were in a jar. The student closest to the number was given a $25 gift card to Toys"R"Us. Angie, from Mrs. Velasquez's class, was our best guesser. There were over 900 jelly beans in the jar! Other students who attended were entered into a drawing and those selected received $10 gift cards from various restaurants in the community. We appreciate everyone who was able to attend this year's Math Night at Fiesta Supermarket.
Alejandro, from Mrs. Irurita's class, was the lucky student whose name was drawn in the third six weeks attendance raffle. Alejandro has perfect attendance and no tardies since the beginning of this school year. He was presented the bike and safety helmet by Dr. Tokumoto during the Tiger Shuffle. Here he is pictured with Mrs. Irurita (L) and Dr. Tokumoto (R).
Irving ISD was named the 2015 National Advanced Placement (AP) District of the Year for expanding student access to AP courses and improving AP Exam performance.
$22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.