2019-2020 News Articles

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Math Acceleration Nominations
Nominate your child for Math Acceleration! Math acceleration is a process through which a student is assessed in math skills and knowledge, achievement accessed and where appropriate, students are placed in the appropriate grade level in math beyond their enrolled grade level. 
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Castleberry Board Appreciates Teachers
Board President David Holder along with the rest of the Castleberry ISD Board of Education have a special message to share with Castleberry Teachers. 
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2019-2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Congratulations​to Arnoldo C., the 2019-2020 Valedictorian and Oscar D., the 2019-2020 Salutatorian for Castleberry High School 
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Remote Learning Extended Through May 22nd
With the recent announcement by Governor Abbott concerning school closure, CISD will not resume face-to-face classroom instruction for the remainder of the school year; however, rest assured CISD will continue to offer all our students Remote Learning opportunities, as well as continue to receive help from their classroom teachers. 
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Pre-K and Kinder Roundup 2020-2021
CISD online pre-registration and qualification for full day Pre-Kindergarten and registration for Kindergarten begins Tuesday, April 14th. 
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Tarrant Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry
Tarrant Area Food Bank will have a mobile pantry in the Castleberry area on Wednesday, April 1st.  
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Remote Learning at CISD
Remote learning for Castleberry students begins on Wednesday, March 25th. Read this letter from Associate Superintendent of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Renee Smith-Faulkner for more information on how Castleberry is enabling students to continue their education at home during this crisis. 
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Coronavirus Explained in Simple Terms
This video, produced by Kurzgesagt- In a Nutshell, breaks down what COVID-19 actually does in the human body, and how we can slow the spread of this dangerous infection. 
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School Re-Opening Delayed
After consulting with Tarrant County Public Health and following the guidance issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Castleberry Leadership has decided to extend Castleberry ISD’s Spring Break for at least two weeks. At this time, all schools will be closed to students until Monday, April 6th. 
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Castleberry ISD is closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19 coronavirus. Please read this statement from District Leadership regarding the novel coronavirus. 
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Family Stories Night
Come join Castleberry Family Stories Night to learn about new books to read with your children. 
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Castleberry Cares 2020
Castleberry Cares is back! Castleberry Cares is a health and community resource fair that is free and open to the public. There will be family activities, information sessions, and resources for adults and children. 
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Castleberry Job Fair 2020
Do you think you might want to join the Castleberry family? Then come visit with us during the New Teacher Talent Job Fair! 
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Reading Buddies Information Session
Reading buddies is a program sponsored by Castleberry ISD which matches adult volunteers with students in grades PK-12. Volunteers and students meet once a week at individual schools to practice reading and improve reading skills. 
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February 2020 IMMS Construction Update
The front addition to Irma Marsh middle School is complete! It looks amazing and has transformed the overall look of the school into a beautiful, modern campus. Inside the front addition, the new library is open for business and the office staff has moved into their new space. 
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1st Annual Bilingual Spelling Bee
The Castleberry Independent School District's first annual Bilingual Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday, January 29.  
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STAAR EOC Scores Available
The most recent STAAR EOC scores from the Texas Education Agency are now available. Visit TexasAssessment.gov to learn more about your child's STAAR performance and how you can provide additional support at home. Follow these three easy steps to login. 
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GT Nominations
Nominations for the Castleberry ISD Gifted and Talented (GT) Program will be accepted beginning January 20th through January 31st. 
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School Board Appreciation Month 2020
The Castleberry ISD will join 1,025 school districts throughout Texas to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month. "Our school board members are volunteers who shoulder critical responsibilities 
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19-20 REACH Learning Walk Video
REACH High School provides a supportive, individualized learning experience focused on developing personal, educational, and professional skills for a successful future. 
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Robert Webb Named Acting Principal at CHS
With the departure of Dr. Priddy, the District has appointed Mr. Robert Webb as Acting Principal for Castleberry High School. Let's take a moment to meet our new Acting Principal! 
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IMMS Topping Off Ceremony
Earlier this month, students from Irma Marsh Middle School were invited by BTC (the construction company currently working at Irma Marsh) to participate in what is known as a "topping off" ceremony.  
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CHS Varsity Football Playoff Game vs. Brownwood
The Playoff game against Brownwood will be on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Tarleton State University Memorial Stadium. There are Pre-Sale tickets available at the Castleberry Athletics Department. 
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CHS Clinches Playoff Berth
The Castleberry High School Varsity Football team beat Benbrook 21 to 7 on Thursday, November 7th at Farrington Field in their final game of regular season play and are now heading to the playoffs! 
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IMMS Construction Update
Construction of the front addition of Irma Marsh Middle School is winding down. The exterior brick is complete and the installation of the exterior wall panels will follow.  
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19-20 CHS Learning Walk Video
In this year's video see some of the amazing things happening at Castleberry High during the 2019-2020 school year. Features a college fair, a haunted house, mariachi, and the new campus social worker. 
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IMMS Students Attend Sister to Sister Summit
On Saturday, October 19, 2019, thirty-three young ladies from Irma Marsh Middle School (IMMS) had the opportunity to attend the annual Sister to Sister Summit. The summit is held for middle school aged girls that attend school in Castleberry ISD as well as Fort Worth ISD.  
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UT OnRamps Education Night
The University of Texas will be visiting our high school campus to discuss student opportunities to earn college credit while enrolled in high school courses, and the benefits of the UT OnRamps duel enrollment program.  
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Red Ribbon Week
The winners of Castleberry ISD's annual Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest were honored during the annual breakfast celebration on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The theme of this year's poster contest is "The dangers and/or consequences in the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs." 
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Parent Lunch and Learn
Castleberry ISD will be having a free parent information session at Castleberry High School on Wednesday, October 23rd. At this session counselors Ambi Gordon and Amy Kuhns will unpack Navigating the College Experience for Students with Disabilities. 
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Athletics Booster Club Golf Tournament
On Saturday, October 12th, 2019 the Castleberry Athletic Booster Club will host the Lions Fundraising Golf Tournament. Participants will enjoy 18 holes of Golf at the beautiful Resort Golf Club, 5700 Resort Blvd, in Fort Worth. 
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Vaping: What You Need to Know
At Castleberry ISD we take student safety seriously. It is our goal to ensure that every student has a safe and nurturing environment in which to grow. It is also important that students learn to make responsible choices regarding their health and well being. 
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Military Appreciation Night
Castleberry ISD proudly honors current and former members of our military each year during Military Appreciation Night. The 2019 Military Appreciation Night is Friday, September 27th.  
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Dot Day at Castleberry ISD!
International Dot Day is a worldwide celebration of creativity that began when Terry Shay, a teacher, utilized the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds in his class.  
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Region 11 Community Resource Fair
Mark your calendars for Making Connections West Tarrant: Disability Resources for All Ages. The fair will feature resources, exhibitors, breakout sessions, and a lunch and learn. 
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Castleberry Received a B Rating from the TEA!
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. 
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Parent University is Back!
Parent University is returning to Castleberry ISD following the success of the 2018-2019 class. Parent University utilizes the Raising Highly Capable Kids coursework. Raising Highly Capable Kids is a 13-week course created to help build stronger families by giving you the confidence, tools, and skills you need to raise healthy, caring, and responsible children. 
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Meet the Teacher!
Be sure to stop by your child's campus on Saturday, August 16th for Meet the Teacher! Meet the Teacher is a wonderful opportunity to get to know your child's campus, its staff, and the educators that will be working with your child this year 
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Fall Athletics Clinics
This fall the Castleberry ISD Athletics Department will be offering fun and exciting clinics for various sports including basketball, volleyball, baseball, soccer, and softball. 
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Back to School at CISD!
It's almost time to return to class at Castleberry ISD! You can find all of the relevant information on our Back 2 School page. There you will find school supply lists, dress code information, enrollment procedures, and more. 
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North Texas Wellness Fair
The Hispanic Wellness Coalition is holding wellness fair at ESC Region 11 on Saturday, August 3rd. There will be free health screenings for the entire family including blood pressure, hearing, Hepatitis C, vision, and iron checks. There will also be back to school shots, mammograms, sports physicals, and a food pantry. 
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Free Community Lunch and Learn
Castleberry will be offering a free community lunch and learn event as part of the Only One You program. 
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CHS Fish Camp- Cancelled
Castleberry High School welcomes all incoming freshmen at this year's Fish Camp. At Fish Camp new students will take a tour of the school, learn about student organizations, and learn how to get involved on their new campus.  
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Online Registration Available
It is time to register for the 2019-2020 school year at Castleberry ISD. Online registration for the 2019-2020 school year opens on Monday, July 8th, 2019 and closes on Monday, July 29th, 2019. Complete online enrollment to get your fast pass for campus registration on July 31st & August 1st. 
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STAAR Reports Available Online
Starting June 12th, visit TexasAssessment.gov to learn more about your child's STAAR performance and how you can provide additional support at home. Follow these three easy steps to login. 
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YMCA Play & Learn at CE
Families from all Castleberry ISD schools are invited to join us for a free on-going program this summer at Castleberry Elementary. The YMCA Play & Learn program promotes learning and growing together through play.  
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Summer Meals at CISD
Each year during summer break, the Castleberry ISD Summer Meals program offers free breakfast and lunch to any child 18 years and younger. This year, CISD is providing meals at two locations to better serve the students. No reservations or ID are required. 
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Summer School 2019
Castleberry ISD has summer school opportunities available for all grades this year. If your child has been receiving interventions, performed below expectations on assessments or has struggled to maintain passing grades each six weeks, they may be required to attend summer school. 
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Summer Athletics Camps
This summer the Castleberry ISD Athletics Department will be offering fun and exciting camps for various sports including strength and conditioning, basketball, tennis, and football.