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2017-2018 Castleberry ISD School Calendar

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District of Innovation Public Hearing

At their February 13, 2017, meeting, the Castleberry ISD Board of Education adopted a resolution to begin the process of declaring their eligibility to become a District of Innovation, the district held a public hearing at a Special Board Meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017, at 5:30 pm in the Gary S. Jones Administration Building Board room. The District of Innovation Committee was approved and conducted their first meeting February 28, 2017 at 4:15 pm. The DOI committee made a majority vote to continue the DOI process. The District of Innovation Plan and the minutes from the meeting are linked below. 

HB 1842 was passed during the 84th Texas Legislative Session in Spring 2015. The law allows traditional independent school districts to access most of the flexibilities available to Texas' open enrollment.


DEIC/District of Innovation Committee Public Meeting
March 27, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Gary S. Jones Administration Building, Classroom B


Castleberry ISD District of Innovation Plan

District of Innovation Committee Meeting, February 28, 2017

For more information, please visit the Texas Association of School Boards website here:

http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Schools/General_Information/Innovation/Districts_of_Innovation

To view this article and the District of Innovation Plan in Spanish please click here.

 
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The Lion Report February 2017
The most recent Lion Report to come out of CHS has some very important information regarding the electives available for students. Be sure to check out the articles and embedded videos so that you can help your scholar choose the classes that are right for them. 
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World Read Aloud Day Edchat
As part of our World Read Aloud Day activities the district participated in a twitter chat discussing various topics related to reading and books. See what our students and teachers discussed below. 
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Castleberry Celebrates World Read Aloud Day
Every year World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. 
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A.V. Cato Highlighted at February 2017 School Board Meeting
A.V. Cato had the opportunity to showcase their campus at this months Board of Education meeting. 
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Castleberry Cares Health and Community Resource Fair
The Castleberry Cares Health and Community Resource Fair is a FREE COMMUNITY EVENT open to everyone within the surrounding Castleberry ISD community 
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2017 CISD Job Fair
Castleberry ISD will be hosting a Job Fair in February. Applicants will need to fill out an application online. See the full article for more information. 
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The Lion Report January 2017
The Lion Report is a publication put together by CHS staff to highlight upcoming events and recent accomplishments. Check out this issue to keep up with the Lions! 
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CISD Responds to the new State Accountability System
Castleberry Independent School District (CISD) believes in an accountability system which is not only unbiased and just in the consideration of all, but also is a system in which the students of CISD are served by an all-inclusive community-based accountability structure. 
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January is School Board Appreciation Month
January is School Board Recognition Month and Castleberry ISD will join other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. 
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CISD Retirees Association Luncheon
2016 Castleberry Retirees Association Luncheon
Joy James Elementary had the pleasure of hosting the CISD Retirees Association Luncheon on Tuesday, December 8th. The Joy James Student Council Officers greeted guests and walked them to the Library, 
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IMMS Winter Festival
Please join us for the Irma Marsh Middle School Winter Festival Tuesday, December 13, 5:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. at IMMS. We will have Santa, Frosty the Snowman, Winter Crafts, Hot Chocolate, and Cookies! 
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4th Annual Stuff the Stocking Fun Run: Postponed
The annual Fun Run is December 10th. Come participate and better a child's future. 
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IMMS FOX4 Feature- Students Team Up with Restaurant to Thank Veterans
Irma Marsh Middle School students were featured in a story on FOX4 news last week for an event in which they teamed up with a local Applebee's to read thank you letters to veterans. See the full story on the link below.  
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CHS Learning Walk Video
Take a look at what Castleberry High School is up to this year. The band went to state, teachers are working on creating a welcoming environment, and staff are excited about reaching new heights on their accountability ratings. This and more in the video! 
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IMMS Superintendent Student Advisory Committee
The Irma Marsh Middle School Superintendent Student Advisory Committee is comprised of 10 middle school students who were nominated by faculty and staff to serve on the committee with the intent to advise the superintendent of schools on various topics such as: innovative ideas for using technology, engaging instructional techniques, celebrations within their campus, and transformative ways to bolster the academic success of every student at IMMS.  
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REACH Recognitions
REACH High School Recognitions at the CISD Board of Education Meeting
During the October, 2016 Board of Education Meeting, Wanda Byther, Principal at REACH High School, recognized several students and staff from her campus. 
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CHS Band Area Finalist Award
Castleberry Lion Band Will Compete at UIL State Marching Band Contest!
8:30 am, Monday November 7th at The Alamodome in San Antonio. Finals begin at 6:15 pm, the state winner will be announced at 9:15 pm. Tickets may be pre-purchased through Ticketmaster. Live-Streaming is available through Mr. Video (mrvideoonline.com) for $10. CHS is live-streaming the video for parents/family members in the library. Please check-in/out through the front office and arrive by 8:20 for a great seat! 
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2016 Accountability Ratings
2016 Accountability Ratings
The Texas Education Agency Accountability Rating Systems allows parents a broad overview of how their child’s school is doing compared to others in the state. Every school gets one of two ratings: Met Standard or Improvement Required. 
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TCC Mobile Go Center
IMMS at the TCC Mobile Go Center
IMMS sixth grade scholars experienced lifestyle choices and their effects on financial planning for college/career selections through TCC's Mobile Go Cente 
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FWPD At CHS Career Day
Career Investigation at CHS
Castleberry High School’s Seniors participated in the first annual Senior College Day on October 19th at CHS. While the 9-11 grade students were elsewhere in the building taking the PSAT and working on their future, Castleberry Seniors learned about various post-secondary options and careers as Health Science/Medical, Performing & Visual Arts, Law Enforcement, and Automotive Repair/Fabrication.  
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Red Ribbon Week Interactive Display
IMMS Red Ribbon Week Display
Red Ribbon Week at Irma Marsh portrayed powerful messages 
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Open House for new Strength & Conditioning Complex
You are invited to our open house and community tailgate party for the new Athletic Strength and Conditioning Complex on Friday, October 21, 2016, 5:30-7:00 p.m. before our first district home Varsity Football game! Enjoy FREE hotdogs and hamburgers hot off the grill and take a tour of our newest addition to the CISD Athletic Complex. We also will be kicking off our Red Ribbon Week with a red balloon release. Bring the whole family and let's celebrate together as a community! We look forward to seeing you there! 
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"Wild About Supporting Aaliyah" Day
"Wild About Supporting Aaliyah" Day Is coming up on Friday, October 21st 
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Party on the Plaza 2016
Early in the morning on Friday September 30th CHS students, CISD staff, and River Oaks community members assembled in front of American Airlines Center in Victory Park for The Party on the Plaza hosted by WFAA Channel 8 Dallas 
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Introducing Castleberry ISD’s new #STREAM Initiative!
Elementary students across the district start the year with a bang, with CISD’s new #STREAM initiative!  
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Homecoming 2016-2017
River Oaks was alive with excitement on the night of September 22nd as the Castleberry High School Homecoming Parade rolled through the streets. 
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August 2016 Board of Education Recognitions
The Board of Education Recognizes CISD Employees 
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River Oaks Library Partners with CISD
Great news! All CISD students and parents are eligible to get a River Oaks Public Library card. 
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Castleberry Lions Military Appreciation Night
Castleberry ISD is proudly honoring our veterans and those who serve with a Military Appreciation Night. 
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Mr. John Ramos
2016 Letter from the Superintendent
A letter from Mr. Ramos to our community 
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District Accomplishments                                        
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CHS Soccer at District 7-4A Championships
CHS Lions Boys Soccer are District 7-4A Champions! & CHS Lions Girls Soccer take 3rd Place in District 7-4A! See the full article for details on the upcoming championship games. 
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CHS Choir Soloists Advance to State
On Saturday, February 25, 2017 the CHS choir took 7 vocal solos to the UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest. All of the musicians represented Castleberry very well. Four of the soloists will be going to the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest in Austin this May.  
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CHS Winter Guard Takes First!
On Saturday March 4th, the Castleberry HS Winter Guard competed at James Bowie HS and placed 1st in their round, beating 23 other guards.  
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Free GED Prep Classes
In partnership with Tarrant County College, Castleberry ISD is offering free GED classes in English and Spanish to our community. 
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Free Financial Classes
Castleberry ISD and United Way are sponsoring Free Financial Classes to the Castleberry Communit 
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Crime Stoppers
Give a Tip to Crime Stoppers
Help Crime Stoppers keep your school and community safe. 
Inclement Weather
Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
During inclement weather or other emergencies, citizens should tune in to certain stations concerning school closings.  


 
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   NSBA Convention
   Mar 25 2017
   DEIC Meeting
   Mar 27 2017 at 05:30 PM
   Progress Reports
   Mar 28 2017
   State Testing
   Mar 28 2017
   CHS Track (Boys and Girls) @ Fit N Wise Invitational
   Mar 30 2017 at 03:00 PM
   CHS Track (Boys and Girls) @ Texas Relays
   Mar 31 2017
   CHS Tennis (V)(Boys and Girls) @ Springtown Tournament
   Mar 31 2017 at 08:00 AM
   CHS Softball (JV/V) vs. Benbrook (District)
   Mar 31 2017 at 05:00 PM
   CHS Baseball (JV/V) vs. Benbrook (District)
   Mar 31 2017 at 05:00 PM
   CHS Baseball (JV/V) vs. Mineral Wells (District)
   Apr 01 2017 at 11:00 AM