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Board Meeting Recap

Board Meeting Recap

At its December 17 meeting, the Irving ISD Board of Trustees recognized John Haley Elementary School fifth grader Valeria Garcia for designing the district’s holiday card. The board also honored de Zavala Middle School band students and their director, Melissa Colvin, for being named a Commended Winner in the 2018 Mark of Excellence project by the Foundation for Music Education. In addition, three individual students were named Outstanding Soloists:

  • 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

Students from Barton Elementary School led the pledges, and the board also recognized three staff members of the month:

  • Teacher of the Month - Berenice Elias of Kinkeade Early Childhood School
  • Employee of the Month - Aldo Perez of the district’s grounds/facilities department
  • Guest Educator of the Month - Ann Adams of Townley Elementary School

Read more in this month’s Board Action Newsletter, and view photos from the meeting recognitions here.