First Nine Weeks

Happening this week! Homecoming parade and events
You're Invited to the Homecoming Parade on Thursday!
Cheer on the Lions as they celebrate this year's Hollywood Homecoming! The annual community parade is on Thursday at 6:00 PM. Following the parade, everyone is invited to the Burning of the Letters Community Pep Rally event! You will not want to miss the festivities, so call your friends, and find a spot along the route to cheer on Castleberry! 
National Principals Month
October is National Principals Month
October is National Principals Month. Castleberry ISD encourages students, staff, families and community members to take some time to express gratitude for their principal on social media using #ThankCISDPrincipals and #ThankAPrincipal as the nation celebrates National Principals Month in October. National Principals Month is just one of the many ways colleagues, students, and community members can honor the women and men at the helm of each campus.  
Castleberry High School Art Teacher Awarded Classroom Grant
CHS Art Teacher Awarded Texas Cultural Trust First Year Teacher Grant
Congratulations to Jazmin Gonzales, a first year art teacher at Castleberry High School. Gonzalez applied for and received a First Year Teacher Grant from the Texas Cultural Trust. According to the TX Cultural Trust website, "The Texas Cultural Trust recognizes the critical importance of providing quality arts education to every child. The First Year Teacher Grant is designed to support highly qualified arts teachers in providing quality arts education access to Title 1, rural, low arts access communities." 
Are you vote ready?
CHS StuCo Hosts Community Voter Drive-Thru Registration Event on Tuesday, September 20, 2022
On September 20, 2022, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters ahead of the hotly contested midterm elections. Every eligible American voter should have the option to exercise their right to be heard at the ballot box, and National Voter Registration Day is the right day to start by getting registered. Communities across the country, in all 50 states and D.C., are planning to use National Voter Registration Day to get registered and get #VoteReady. 
Castleberry ISD is a proud member of League of Innovative Schools 2022-2023 cohort
Castleberry ISD Accepted into National Network of Innovative School Districts
Castleberry Independent School District was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking K-12 school districts organized by Digital Promise, a global nonprofit working to expand opportunity for every learner by bringing together solutions across research, practice, and technology. Castleberry Independent School District was selected from a competitive national pool of applicants based on its educational leadership, demonstrated commitment to equity and excellence, innovative vision for learning, and key achievements. 
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Anita Sims Police Officer
Anita Sims Named Castleberry Elementary Campus Police Officer
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Anita Sims as a new member of the district’s Police Department who will serve at Castleberry Elementary. Prior to joining the Castleberry ISD Police Department, Officer Sims served in the capacities of Patrol Officer, Public Information Officer, Crimes Victim Liaison and Detective for the Sansom Park, Everman, and Pelican Bay Police Departments. 
CHS student art displayed at state conference
Castleberry ISD Student Art Selected for Display During TASA/TASB State Convention
Congratulations to Castleberry High School art students, Victoria D., Celeste R., and Gabriela S., for being selected to have their artwork displayed at the annual Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Convention Art Exhibit. The TASA/TASB Art Exhibit was held in the exhibit hall of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX during the September conference. These talented students’ artwork will proudly represent Castleberry ISD and will be among several award-winning pieces of art throughout the state. 
Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker Visits CHS
Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker Discusses Planning for Postsecondary Success with CHS Students
Castleberry High School students met Mattie Parker, Mayor of Fort Worth, on Tuesday. Inside the school’s auditorium full of juniors and seniors, she spoke little of politics. Instead, she focused most of the conversation around planning for postsecondary success. Upon arrival, Parker was greeted and escorted backstage by members of the campus SkillsUSA organization. The campus chapter is facilitated by Jackie Auger, CTE teacher, and aims to ensure America has a skilled workforce. 
Varsity Football Home Season Opener Friday, Sept. 2
Castleberry High School Varsity Football Home Season Opener and Military Appreciation Night
Castleberry High School varsity football kicks off the home season opener Friday, September 2nd at W.O. Barnes Stadium against Peaster. Friday’s game is Military Appreciation night, and all military who previously served or are currently serving will be honored and recognized on the field at half time. 
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Noe Padilla Police Officer
Noe Padilla Named Joy James Academy of Leadership Campus Police Officer
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Noe Padilla as a new member of the district’s police force who will serve at Joy James Academy of Leadership. Prior to joining the Castleberry ISD Police Department, Padilla served as a Police Sergeant for eight years at Texas Health Resource Police Department. A Dallas native, Padilla has an associate’s degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering. Noe has 14 years of law enforcement with a Intermediate Peace Officer Certificate.  
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Edgar Pina Police Officer
Edgar Pina Named A.V. Cato Elementary Campus Police Officer
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Edgar Pina as a new member of the district’s police force who will serve at A.V. Cato Elementary. Prior to joining the Castleberry ISD Police Department, Pina was a member of the Richland Hills Police Department where he served the past 12+ years as a police officer and school resource officer at Richland Middle School. He began his career in Law Enforcement in the United States Marine Corps where he served as Military Police and Physical Security Specialist for over 12 years. 
District Rating
Castleberry ISD Improves Student Academic Growth and District Accountability Rating During 2021-2022 Year
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released the academic performance ratings for school districts throughout the state. Castleberry ISD students, teachers, and schools continue to make significant progress as seen in the 2022 state accountability ratings. In fact, Fort Worth’s Morris Foundation recently recognized Castleberry ISD as the second highest improved district in Tarrant county — improving student success by 19% – compared to the state average of 12%. 
River Oaks Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner Tickets on Sale Now
Tickets on Sale Now for Lions Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner
The River Oaks Lions Club is hosting its annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser event. Tickets can be purchased from any River Oaks Lions Club member or at the Castleberry ISD Admin Building. 
Back to School Traffic Routes
Back to School Traffic Routes
Castleberry ISD welcomes all students back for the 2022-2023 school year on Wednesday, August 10! In preparation for the first day, parents are encouraged to be aware of the traffic flow for the area surrounding each campus. During this time, please be extra cautious in traffic. Be aware that school traffic zones will be in effect during morning drop off and afternoon dismissal. Students will be walking to and from school, so be cautious while driving and be aware of pedestrians. Castleberry ISD school buses will be back on the road, and may impact your daily travel. When approaching a school zone or school bus on the road, be prepared to stop for bus and pedestrian traffic.