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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 »

Softball player, bowling captain named One Irving Scholar Athlete of the Month

Nimitz High School senior Katie Maberry was named the One Irving Scholar Athlete of the Month for October.  The award is presented to a student who has shown extraordinary dedication and achievement in sports and in the classroom. Maberry, the Lady Vikings softball most improved player last year and captain of the bowling team, is… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD renames stadium after supportive local couple

The excitement was high in Irving Schools Stadium as the MacArthur Cardinals and their supporters gathered for Friday’s Homecoming game. The players were on point. Everyone in the stands was eager. A bit of a surprise before the start of the game provided a special moment that kept everyone in the stadium anxious. “The Board… Keep Reading »

Student art showcased at Baylor Healthcare

Irving ISD fourth graders participated in the city’s annual Disability Awareness poster contest. The contest encourages students to artistically express how persons with disabilities can use their strengths and abilities to be part of the community. Six fourth graders earned first place, and six students were awarded honorable mention for their submissions. Last week, the… Keep Reading »

Trend Micro awards Farine Elementary School with matching gift

  Farine Elementary School is the recipient of a generous gift from Trend Micro, whose headquarters are located here in Irving. Representatives from the tech security company visited the campus on October 4 and presented a check for $5,676 as a part of the organization’s Give and Match program. Every year, Trend Micro participates in… Keep Reading »

Pioneer Natural Resources partners with Brandenburg Elementary School

Students at Brandenburg Elementary School will have an abundance of books to choose from in the library due to the generosity of Pioneer Natural Resources. Pioneer Natural Resources gave a generous $10,000 donation to fund the purchase of new books for the school library. Today, the company was welcomed as an official Partner in Education… Keep Reading »