6th Six Weeks

Castleberry ISD Appoints Ruby Jackson Interim Principal of Castleberry Elementary
Castleberry ISD Appoints Ruby Jackson Interim Principal of Castleberry Elementary
Ruby Jackson is a 30-year veteran educator, currently serving as assistant principal of Castleberry Elementary for the past six years. Prior to Castleberry Elementary, Jackson served as assistant principal at Irma Marsh Middle School for one year. 
Castleberry ISD Appoints Kerissa Bearce Interim Principal of Irma Marsh Middle School
Castleberry ISD Appoints Kerissa Bearce Interim Principal of Irma Marsh Middle School
Kerissa Bearce is a 15 year educator, currently serving as assistant principal at Irma Marsh Middle School. She began her journey by teaching in New Tech Network schools at Akins New Tech High School and Eastside Memorial Green Tech High School, which were Project Based Learning (PBL) schools. After obtaining her Master's Degree in Educational Technology from Texas State University in 2011, she began working for the New Tech Network as a School Development Coach. 
Class of 2022 Graduation Information
Class of 2022 Graduation Information
Commencement for Castleberry High School and REACH High School will be held at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. This is a momentous occasion for your son or daughter and we would like to congratulate you on this important accomplishment. Here is some important information that will be helpful for you and your graduate as we approach this exciting day. 
CHS Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Castleberry High School Announces Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Castleberry High School is proud to announce the class of 2022 valedictorian and salutatorian. At Monday night’s school board meeting, Cathy Williams, principal of Castleberry High School, announced the class of 2022 valedictorian, Brandon Garibay, and salutatorian, Drew Daffern. The work ethic, determination, and perseverance of these graduating seniors has not gone unnoticed during their time at Castleberry ISD. 
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Jeni Long Innovation Leader
Jeni Long Named Innovation Leader
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Jeni Long as the district’s new Innovation Leader. Jeni Long comes to Castleberry ISD from Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD where she served as a technology trainer and EdTech consultant for the past six years. She began her career in education as a classroom teacher teaching math and reading for grades 4-7. 
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Sallee Clark Innovation Leader
Sallee Clark Named Innovation Leader
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Sallee Clark as the district’s new Innovation Leader. Sallee Clark comes to Castleberry ISD from Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD where she is currently serving as an Instructional Technologist for the past six years. She began her career in education in Pilot Point ISD where she was a pre-kindergarten teacher. After teaching for three years, Clark served as an elementary teacher-librarian for several districts over the course of eight years, one of which was Castleberry ISD. 
Castleberry ISD Congratulates Stacia Graves Promoted to Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Stacia Graves Named Talent Acquisition Coordinator
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce the promotion of Stacia Graves M.Ed. as the district’s new Talent Acquisition Coordinator. Stacia Graves has been with Castleberry ISD this past year serving as the SPED STAT teacher at A.V. Cato Elementary. She has served in elementary and secondary education in various teaching and leadership roles for Birdville, Carroll, and Fort Worth ISD. Prior to Castleberry ISD, Graves conducted her principal internship, served as a community specialist, district consultant, and curriculum writer for Fort Worth ISD. 
STAAR Quickly Approaching for Students
STAAR Quickly Approaching for Students
Castleberry ISD students in grades 3-12 will take important state mandated State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and End-of-Course (EOC) assessments throughout the month of May. STAAR is the state’s testing program and is based on state curriculum standards in core subjects including reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. STAAR tests are designed to measure what students are learning in each grade and whether or not they are ready for the next grade. The goal is to ensure that all students receive what they need to be academically successful. 
Free Family Fun for All Ages this Weekend at River Oaks Springfest Car Show
Free Family Fun for All Ages this Weekend at River Oaks Springfest Car Show
The community is invited to River Oaks Springfest on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Camp Carter YMCA from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This family friendly event will include activities for all ages and is free to the public. 
Region 11 Migrant Education Program Hosts End of Year Parent and Student Meeting
The Education Service Center Region 11 Migrant Education Program invites families to attend the end of year meeting to learn how to stay school ready during summer 2022. A light meal will be served for those who attend. Masks will be provided. Bring the whole family for a chance to receive additional raffle tickets for prizes that will be given away!  
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Jackie Pehrson Investigative Police Officer
Jackie Pehrson Named Investigative Police Officer
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Jackie Pehrson as the district’s new Investigative Police Officer. Ms. Pehrson comes to Castleberry ISD from the Richland Hills Police Department where she served as a Criminal Investigations Detective for the past 4 years and prior to that was a patrol officer for 5 years.  
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Dr. Lacey Padgett as the Executive Director of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation
Dr. Lacey Padgett Named Executive Director of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Dr. Lacey Padgett as the district’s new Executive Director of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation. Dr. Lacey Padgett comes to Castleberry ISD from Ennis ISD, where she most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction. With 26 years of educational experience, she has also served as teacher, curriculum specialist, HR director, assistant principal, principal, and School Improvement/Turnaround Leadership Specialist under the direction of the Texas Education Agency. 
Castleberry ISD Congratulates Lenny Lasher, Appointed Assistant Superintendent  of Student Services, Facilities, and Operations
Lenny Lasher Appointed Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, Facilities, and Operations
Lenny Lasher Appointed Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, Facilities, and Operations 
Castleberry ISD Welcomes Diana Pierce Director of Athletics
Diana Pierce Named Director of Athletics
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Diana (DiDi) Pierce as the district’s new Director of Athletics. Didi Pierce comes to Castleberry ISD from Copperas Cove ISD where she most recently served as the junior high girls’ athletics coordinator for the past year. Prior to her time in Copperas Cove ISD, Pierce was in Abilene ISD for 25 years, where she was the Head Volleyball coach at Abilene High School.  
Castleberry ISD Congratulates Pascal Licciardi Promoted to Principal of ALC.
Pascal Licciardi Promoted to Principal of Alternative Learning Center (ALC)
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce the promotion of Pascal Licciardi as the district’s new Principal of REACH High School. Pascal Licciardi has been with Castleberry ISD since December 2020 serving as Assistant Principal of TRUCE Learning Center. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, he launched his career in education at the New York City Department of Education. Since that time he has had the privilege of filling multiple roles affirming his uncompromising belief that all students can learn.