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CHRISTUS Health Named 2017 Most Wired

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health Dallas, July 10, 2017—Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health, according to results of the 19th Annual… Keep Reading »

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center hosts U.S. Chamber’s Small Business Master Class in Collaboration with Irving Chamber

More than 200 entrepreneurs and small business owners took part in the U.S. Chamber’s inaugural Small Business Master Class.  The program was a partnership between the U.S. Chamber and the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce. “For Irving, small businesses are very important. They are spearheading and running our global economy,” said Beth Bowman, President and… Keep Reading »

Irving 8th Grader Wins National Geographic Bee

Pranay Varada was stung by last year’s National Geographic Bee, when he flubbed the official language of Sierra Leone — it’s English; he answered French — and finished in sixth place. Determined to avoid another setback in his final year of eligibility, he started studying for this year’s bee that same day. He spent a… Keep Reading »

Irving volleyball standout Liz Flores named ‘One Irving Scholar Athlete of the Month’

Liz Flores was named the One Irving Scholar Athlete of the Month for May. The award is presented by the Irving ISD Athletic Department, in partnership with the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and ESPN Dallas, to a student who has shown extraordinary dedication and achievement in sports and in the classroom. As a… Keep Reading »

Want to part of the 2018 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class? Application deadline is August 4

The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for its 2017 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class. Application must be received by Friday, August 4, 2017. Leadership Irving-Las Colinas is a reputable eight-month program that provides education and awareness of community opportunities, challenges and resources through classes in leadership development, community involvement, public safety, education,… Keep Reading »

MacArthur musician earns top honor

  MacArthur senior and tuba player Erik Hernandez-Trujillo achieved the highest honor a Texas music student can receive. After excelling in Area auditions on January 7, Erik placed in the 2017 Texas All-State Band. He is among 1,700 students from across the state selected to participate in one of 15 All-State ensembles in the areas… Keep Reading »

American Airlines takes flight with Barton Elementary

The students of Barton Elementary School welcomed 84 volunteers from American Airlines on Thursday as they celebrated “JA in a Day” with Junior Achievement of Dallas. This marks the 15th year American Airlines has participated in the successful program with Barton Elementary. Volunteers from various sectors of the company led classes across every grade level,… Keep Reading »

MacArthur runner named One Irving Scholar Athlete of the Month

MacArthur High School cross country runner Emilie Jimenez has been named the One Irving Scholar Athlete of the Month for November. The award is presented to a student who has shown extraordinary dedication and achievement in sports and in the classroom. Emilie is a member of the MacArthur High School cross country and track teams. She… Keep Reading »

Nimitz showcases fine arts/athletics renovations

Each of the district’s comprehensive high schools received enhancements to their fine arts and athletics facilities. Nimitz High School hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony to showcase their renovations. Following a ceremony in the new Black Box Theater, one of the enhancements through this project, guided tours of the newly-renovated spaces were given…. Keep Reading »

Irving ISD dedicates the Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center

Irving ISD honored a teacher with 42 years of service to the district by naming its newest facility, The Outdoor Learning Center (OLC), in her memory. On November 2, the district hosted an official dedication ceremony, which included guided tours along the nature trails and interactive displays showcasing the science lessons students are taught at… Keep Reading »