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    •   Stipes Families,

        The Guzman family has
        generously donated a hand
        painted Stipes bench for
        our school carnival. We would
        like to ask each student to
        help by selling a
      t least 5 tickets
        to friends and family for a
        chance to win the bench. 
        Each ticket should be sold for
        $1. When a ticket is sold, have
        the buyer fill out the ticket with
        their contact info. Please return
        the money collected with the
        completed ticket, and the ticket
        will go into the hopper for the
        drawing at our carnival on 10/29
        The winner does not have to be
        present to win. 
      Please return all
        sold tickets and the
      money by 
      at the start of the
        carnival. Thank you!

        Dear Parents: 

         Just a reminder that donated
         Carnival items are due next
         week, from October 21 to 28!

         The cupcakes and cookies
         for the Cupcake Walk are due
         Friday, October 28th! (so that
         they are fresh).
         Thank you so much for
         contributing to the Stipes
         PTA Carnival!

         Lunch with your Child
         Almuerze con sus

    •      Parents are welcome to come
           and have lunch with their child
           on these days.
           Padres son bienvenidos para
           almorzar con sus hijos estos
           Tuesdays/Martes: Kinder,
           2nd, and 4th grade
           Thursdays/Jueves: 1st, 3rd,
           and 5th grade 
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  • Bench Raffle

    Bench  The Guzman family has generously donated a hand-painted Stipes  bench for our school carnival. We would like to ask  each student to help  by selling at least 5 tickets to friends and  family for a chance to win the  bench. Each ticket should be  sold for $1. When a ticket is sold, have the  buyer fill out the  ticket with their contact info. Please return the money  collected with the completed ticket, and the ticket will go into the hopper  for the drawing at our carnival on 10/29. The  winner does not have to be  present to win. Please return all sold tickets and the money by 10/29 at  the start of the carnival. Thank you! 



    Red Ribbon Week Program - October 24 - 28Drug Free

    You Only Live Once, Be Drug Free!

    Monday – “I Believe in Me, I’m Red-y to be Drug Free!” 
    Tuesday – “It’s Crazy to do Drugs!”
    Wednesday – “I’m Blue-ti-ful because I’m Drug Free.”
    Thursday – “I’m Racing to be Drug Free.”
    Friday – “Stipes Stallions Are Drug Free!” 


    AlcohAlcohol and Drug Awareness Sumit ol and Drug Awareness Summit 2016

     Irving ISD's "Alcohol and Drug Awareness Summit 2016:  Families  Uniting for Success” will be held on Thursday,  October 27, from 5  to 8 p.m. at Irving High School.
     This event will include very useful information on how parents can  begin awareness talks with their children, drug trends in the DFW  area, community resources for parents and families, and a panel of   experts to answer questions. Refreshments, prizes and child care will also be available. Click here to register.


    Teacher of the Year - Mrs. Dinkelkamp

    2016-2017 Stipes Elementary Teacher of the Year


    Our Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017 is Gail Dinkelkamp. Mrs. Dinkelkamp started teaching in 1993 and has been at Stipes Elementary since 2010. She teaches 3rd grade.

    Gail Dinkelkamp is a leader, mentor and the definition of what it is to be Stallion Strong!





     Jacket Sales Coming Soon!Jackets  

     Order forms for jackets have been sent home. Stipes PTA will be  accepting your money and order forms on the mornings of  Thursday 10/27, Friday 10/28, or at  our  Fall Carnival on  Saturday 10/29 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

     Jackets are $22 (add $2 for XXL). Cash or check payments only,  please.

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Irving ISD Points of Pride

  • icon 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.


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  • icon In 2015, Irving ISD high school students earned more than 2,220 career certifications through the district’s signature studies program and campus2career initiative.

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    More than 2,000 mentors volunteer in the district. Half joined in the fall of 2014 through the Triple M program which focuses on modern, meaningful mentoring.

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  • icon $22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.

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  • icon IISD Partners in Education program has more than 200 active alliances with businesses and other organizations and more than 1,500 volunteers.

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  • icon Irving ISD is home to the largest Net-zero middle school, Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in the nation.

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