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Neighborhood Nuisance: On-Going Construction on Churchill Road
Neighborhood Nuisance: On-Going Construction on Churchill Road
Posted on 10/15/2021
Castleberry ISD district leadership team met with the City of Fort Worth to demand a completion timeline for the Churchill Road project. The district's leadership team expressed to City of Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker the frustration the prolonged construction project has caused to families and students traveling to Castleberry High School and other district events.  more about Neighborhood Nuisance: On-Going Construction on Churchill Road
CISD partners with Be Well Primary Care to offer community COVID-19 test clinic
CISD Partnership Brings Community-Based COVID-19 Test Clinic to Surrounding Area
Posted on 10/08/2021
Castleberry ISD is partnering with Be Well Primary Care to provide a community-based clinic for COVID-19 testing. Any community member needing a COVID-19 test is eligible to be tested at the clinic.  more about CISD Partnership Brings Community-Based COVID-19 Test Clinic to Surrounding Area
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Free Broadband Internet at Home
Posted on 10/07/2021
TEA Connect Texas and Castleberry ISD have partnered to provide free home-based broadband internet access to students. In 2 minutes or less you can have free access to high-speed internet for your child(ren) at home.  more about Free Broadband Internet at Home
Castleberry ISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating
Castleberry ISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating
Posted on 10/06/2021
Castleberry Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ School FIRST financial accountability rating system. The “Superior Achievement” rating is the state’s highest, demonstrating the quality of Castleberry I.S.D.’s financial management and reporting system.  more about Castleberry ISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating
Road Closures in River Oaks
Road Closures in River Oaks
Posted on 09/24/2021
Roberts Cut Off Road from River Oaks Boulevard to Blackstone Drive will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, September 27. The estimated completion of the entire project is January 31, 2022.Roberts Cut Off Road from River Oaks Boulevard to Blackstone beginning Monday, September 27. The estimated completion of the entire project is January 31, 2022.  more about Road Closures in River Oaks
Gifted and Talented Student Nominations
Gifted and Talented Student Nominations
Posted on 09/17/2021
Nominations for the Castleberry ISD Gifted and Talented (GT) Program will be accepted beginning September 20 through October 1. Parents who have a student currently enrolled in first through twelfth grades  more about Gifted and Talented Student Nominations
Castleberry ISD is Now Hiring Substitute Remote Conferencing Teachers
Castleberry ISD is Now Hiring Substitute Remote Conferencing Teachers
Posted on 09/17/2021
The Castleberry ISD Board of Education has approved the funding to hire Substitute Remote Conferencing Teachers for kindergarten through sixth grade. This is in response to the Texas Education Agency’s decision to allow local school districts to offer remote conferencing for full funding of students who meet key criteria related to medical conditions.   more about Castleberry ISD is Now Hiring Substitute Remote Conferencing Teachers
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Tarrant County Crime Stoppers
Posted on 09/15/2021
If you witness an act of vandalism and anonymously report the crime to Crime Stoppers of Tarrant County. A monetary reward may be granted.  more about Tarrant County Crime Stoppers
COVID 19 Vaccination Clinics
CISD Hosts Fall COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Posted on 08/16/2021
Castleberry ISD is partnering with Tarrant County Health to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics this fall. Clinic locations will be at Irma Marsh Middle School and Castleberry High School. Any CISD staff members, parents, students, and community members 12 years or older are eligible to receive the vaccination  more about CISD Hosts Fall COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Fort Worth Public Library Teams Up with CISD to Expand Access to Ebooks and Digital Audiobooks for Students
Fort Worth Public Library Teams Up with Castleberry ISD
Posted on 08/11/2021
Fort Worth Public Library and Castleberry Independent School District (ISD) have formed an innovative new partnership to increase students’ access to ebooks and digital audiobooks by combining the library’s and school’s digital reading resources in one app. This Public Library CONNECT partnership is facilitated by OverDrive, the popular digital reading platform serving both the library and school. Through Sora, the new student reading app for Castleberry ISD, students can now borrow from both the school’s collection of classroom and pleasure reading titles as well as from Fort Worth Public Library’s juvenile, young adult and adult digital collections.   more about Fort Worth Public Library Teams Up with Castleberry ISD
Back-to-School Traffic Routes
Back-to-School Traffic Routes
Posted on 08/10/2021
Due to a sewer improvement project, Churchill Road continues to be under construction. Use caution when driving in these areas, and allow extra travel time to ensure on-time arrival to campus. Before heading to school, review the traffic routes and patterns map.  more about Back-to-School Traffic Routes
CISD Welcomes Laura Guzman Bilingual/ESL/LOTE Coordinator
Laura Guzman Named CISD Bilingual/ESL/LOTE Coordinator
Posted on 08/08/2021
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Laura Guzman as the district’s new Bilingual/ESL/LOTE Coordinator. Guzman comes to CISD from Fort Worth ISD where she served as an assistant principal for the past three years.  more about Laura Guzman Named CISD Bilingual/ESL/LOTE Coordinator
UNT Pediatric Mobile Immunization Clinic
UNT Pediatric Mobile Immunization Clinic
Posted on 07/29/2021
The University of North Texas Health Science Center of Fort Worth's Pediatric Mobile Clinic is offering immunization vaccinations to neighborhood children. These immunizations are free for children with Medicaid and no insurance and required for students to attend public school in Texas.   more about UNT Pediatric Mobile Immunization Clinic
Important District Update
Board of Trustees Appoints Renee Smith-Faulkner as Acting Superintendent of Castleberry ISD
Posted on 07/27/2021
Last night the Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of Dr. John Ramos. The Board of Trustees appoints Renee Smith-Faulkner as acting superintendent of Castleberry ISD.   more about Board of Trustees Appoints Renee Smith-Faulkner as Acting Superintendent of Castleberry ISD
Dr. Tina Alvarado Named CISD Intermediate Humanities Coordinator
Dr. Tina Alvarado Named CISD Intermediate Humanities Coordinator
Posted on 07/19/2021
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Dr. Tina Alvarado as the district’s new Intermediate Humanities Coordinator. Dr. Alvarado comes to CISD from Graford ISD where she served as an administrator for the past 2 years.   more about Dr. Tina Alvarado Named CISD Intermediate Humanities Coordinator
Duran Johnson II Named Assistant Principal at CHS
Duran Johnson II Named Assistant Principal at CHS
Posted on 07/19/2021
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Duran Johnson II as Assistant Principal at Castleberry High School. A veteran teacher bringing more than 14 years of experience to CISD, Johnson comes most recently from Fort Worth ISD where he served as lead Algebra I and Visual Arts teacher for the past 3 years.  more about Duran Johnson II Named Assistant Principal at CHS
Catherine Wohl Named CISD Secondary ELA Coordinator
Catherine Wohl Named CISD Secondary ELA Coordinator
Posted on 07/19/2021
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Catherine Wohl as the district’s new Secondary English Language Arts Coordinator. Wohl comes to CISD from Clear Creek ISD where she served as Secondary English Language Arts Instructional Coach for the past five years.  more about Catherine Wohl Named CISD Secondary ELA Coordinator
CISD Welcomes Dr. Amber Picasso Special Programs Coordinator
Dr. Amber Picasso Named CISD Special Programs Coordinator
Posted on 06/17/2021
Castleberry ISD is excited to announce Dr. Amber Picasso as the district’s new Special Programs Coordinator. Dr. Picasso comes to CISD from Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD where she served as an...  more about Dr. Amber Picasso Named CISD Special Programs Coordinator
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HB 1468: Virtual Learning for the 21-22 School Year
Posted on 06/07/2021
House Bill 1468, a bill to continue funding remote learning programs, failed in the closing hours of the legislative session. Castleberry ISD had counted on House Bill 1468 to offer a virtual option for families with health concerns and for students who were successful in the remote learning environment during the coronavirus pandemic.  more about HB 1468: Virtual Learning for the 21-22 School Year
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ARP Funding Allocation Survey
Posted on 06/07/2021
Information regarding HB 1468, which would have funded virtual learning next year, and the American Rescue Plan Act have strongly impacted how schools will function next year. Castleberry is looking for your input on how to utilize the funds available to best meet the needs of our community.  more about ARP Funding Allocation Survey
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CISD to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Posted on 05/30/2021
Castleberry ISD is partnering with the Tarrant County Health Department to host two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  more about CISD to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
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Current Accountability Rating
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has released the academic performance ratings for school districts throughout the state. Castleberry ISD did very well in the 2018-2019 school year and saw a marked improvement over our score from 2017-2018.   more about Current Accountability Rating
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Connect With Castleberry
Every parent wants to maintain good communication with their student's school. Here are some ways you can stay in the know about what is happening in Castleberry ISD!  more about Connect With Castleberry
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Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
During inclement weather or other emergencies, citizens should tune in to certain stations concerning school closings.   more about Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
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How to Report Bullying- Information for Parents, Students, and the Community
Castleberry ISD strives to provide a safe and encouraging place for students to learn and grow. Go to www.castleberryisd.net/bullyingprevention for anti-bullying information and resources.  more about How to Report Bullying- Information for Parents, Students, and the Community
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Give a Tip to Crime Stoppers
Help Crime Stoppers keep your school and community safe by submitting anonymous tips online or by phone. Some tips may even qualify for a reward.  more about Give a Tip to Crime Stoppers