Board Action Newsletter

  • December 17, 2018

    Posted by Erika Pedroza on 12/17/2018

     

    Barton Elementary School Students Lead Pledges

    Students from Barton Elementary School led the pledges to the American and Texas flags at the December 17 board meeting. A special thanks to students (pictured from left) Alejandra Ortiz, Delila Medrano, Dulce Zavala, Herbayony Montenegro, Emely Galo and Asher Rivera-Scott.

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    John Haley Elementary Student Recognized as Winner of Holiday Card Art Contest

    Valeria Garcia, a fifth grader at John Haley Elementary 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) Irving ISD Acting Superintendent Magda Hernandez, Valeria, Board President Randy Randle and John Haley Elementary art teacher Caitlin Gray.

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    Berenice Elias Recognized as Teacher of the Month

    Berenice Elias, a blended bilingual PreK teacher at Kinkeade Early Childhood School, was honored by the Board of Trustees and Administration as the Irving ISD Teacher of the Month for December. Elias is pictured with Trustee Randy Necessary.

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    Aldo Perez Recognized as Employee of the Month

    Aldo Perez, who works in grounds/facilities for the district, was recognized by the Board of Trustees and Administration as the Irving ISD Employee of the Month for December. Perez is pictured with Trustee Nuzhat Hye.

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    Ann Adams Recognized as Guest Educator of the Month

    Ann Adams, a guest educator at Townley Elementary School, was honored by the Board of Trustees and Administration as the Irving ISD Guest Educator of the Month for December. Adams is pictured with Trustee A.D. Jenkins.

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    de Zavala Musicians Honored for National Recognition by the Foundation for Music Education
    The Irving ISD Board of Trustees recognized de Zavala Middle School band students and their director for honors garnered from the Foundation for Music Education. The school’s varsity band and director Melissa Colvin were named a Commended Winner in the 2018 Mark of Excellence project. In addition, three individual students were named Outstanding Soloists. They are:

    • Alexis Flores, freshman at Nimitz High School - percussion
    • Aracely Garcia, freshman at Irving High School - alto sax
    • Harrison Nguyen, 8th grader at de Zavala - alto sax

    Pictured (from left) are Irving ISD Acting Superintendent Magda Hernandez, Colvin, Flores, Garcia, Nguyen and Board President Randy Randle

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    Action Taken:

    • Approved Consent Agenda Items
    1. Approved Minutes of Special-Called Meeting on Thursday,
      November 1, 2018; Board Work Session on November 5, 2018; Special-Called Meeting on November 5, 2018; Regular Board Meeting on
      Monday, November 12, 2018; and Special-Called Meeting on Monday,
      November 26, 2018
    2. Approved Financial Statement for October 2018
    3. Approved Resolution and Order No. 18-19-08 Authorizing December Amendment to the 2018-2019 Budget
    4. Approved Resolution and Order No. 18-19-09 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 Election of Nuzhat Hye as Board of Trustee Secretary

     

    • Approval of Resolution No. 18-19-03 Ordering an Election of the
      Qualified Voters of the Irving Independent School District on May 4, 2019,
      for the Purpose of Electing Four Trustees to the Board for said District



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