2018-2019 News Articles

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2018-2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians
This year Castleberry High School had a Valedictorian and two Co-Salutatorians. Join us in recognizing these hard working and talented students. 
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2019 Summer Learning Opportunities
Learning doesn't have to stop during summer break. In fact, summer is a great time to have fun and get ahead! Whether you want to explore nature, fly a drone, prepare for college, or get some credits ahead of time Castleberry has a summer program for you. 
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Mr. Ramos Named Region 11 Superintendent of the Year
John Ramos, superintendent of the Castleberry ISD, has been named the Region 11 Superintendent of the Year for 2019. The Superintendent of the Year Award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards, honors outstanding Texas administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration. 
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Lions Sports Physical Night 2019-2020
Attention, all Castleberry Athletes, get a head start on the 2019-2020 school year by getting your physical exam done at the Lions Sports Physical Night.  
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Castleberry is Now Accepting Out of District Transfers
Castleberry ISD is now accepting Out of District Transfer Applications for the 2019-2020 school year! The Castleberry Independent School District strives to provide the finest education for our students. We prepare our students to be lifelong learners in our changing world and competitive workplace. 
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Meet the New CHS Head Football Coach
he Athletic Department and the Castleberry Athletic Booster Club will be hosting a Meet & Greet for new CHS Head Football Coach and Boys Athletic Coordinator, Juan Silva, on Thursday, April 18th during the CHS Baseball and Softball games at the CISD/YMCA Camp Carter Baseball/Softball Complex. Let us as a District and community welcome Coach Silva and his family to Castleberry ISD. 
IMMS Learning Walk Video 2019
Irma Marsh Middle School is L.E.A.P.ing into the 2018-2019 school year in this video. 
IMMS Construction Update, April 2019
Behind the construction fence in front of Irma Marsh Middle School, crews are working hard and making progress. Standing twice as tall as the building, the huge drills are digging holes for the concrete piers that will support the school's front addition. 
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Castleberry Fine Arts Success!
The IMMS Bands and CHS Theatre have both experienced tremendous success lately. Join with us as we celebrate and recognize these talented and hard working students. 
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Pre-K Roundup 2019-2020
Castleberry ISD is pleased to continue a full day Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) program for the 2019-2020 school year for eligible students! You may register your child for Pre-K (must be age four by September 1st, 2019) and Kindergarten (must be age five by September 1st, 2019) at our upcoming Pre-K and Kindergarten Roundup and Registration at the following locations from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
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AVC Learning Walk Video 18-19
Breaking news from A.V. Cato- Watchdog Dads, Tiki the therapy dog, and P.R.I.D.E. room rewards! Follow CISD & AVC on social for more exciting A.V. Cato news, and don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channels. 
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IMMS Construction Update March 2019
During the month of February, construction crews at Irma Marsh Middle School have been making progress on and under the ground. Building pads for the school's front addition, classroom wing, and fine arts wing have been completed.  
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Castleberry Job Fair 2019
The Castleberry ISD New Teacher Talent Job Fair is fast approaching! March 21st, 2019 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Gary S. Jones Administration Building 5228 Ohio Garden Road, Fort Worth, TX 76114 
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Castleberry Cares is This Weekend!
Don't miss Castleberry Cares this weekend! Brought to you by Aramark, United Concordia Dental, and CareNow Medical City Healthcare this year's Castleberry Cares is bigger and better than ever.  
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CHS Musicians Make All-State
During the February 111th, 2019 CISD Board of Education meeting, the Castleberry High School Director of Bands, Mario Morales, and Lauren Padilla, Director of Choirs, honored three band and choir students who advanced to All-State this year. 
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JJE Learning Walk Video 2019
Joy James is leveling up for learning this year. Data notebooks, Pride Packs, and S.T.R.E.A.M. oh my! 
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IMMS Construction Update February 2019
On December 17, 2018, the Castleberry ISD Board of Education voted unanimously to spend $25 million for additions and renovations at Irma Marsh Middle School. This money will come from our fund balance, which means the project is being completely paid for through the district's resources and not by issuing bonds. 
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Castleberry Cares 2019 is Only a Month Away!
The Castleberry Cares Health and Community Resource Fair is fast approaching. Be sure to make plans this year because it's going to be awesome. This year's fair is sponsored by United Concordia Dental and CareNow Medical City Healthcare. 
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Roberts Cut Off Construction Update
On Tuesday, January 29th, Roberts Cut Off southbound traffic will remain detoured at Purdue to Yale Street. Northbound traffic will transition to using the new lane and then transition back to the northbound lane at Purdue. Baylor will be closed at Roberts Cut Off Rd.  
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Movie Night at CHS
The Class of 2019 is hosting a movie night to raise money for Prom this year.  
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Planting Seeds of Success
In Texas, more than 5.3 million students rely on public schools to help them prepare for the future. They count on the adults in this state to ensure that schools are available, qualified teachers are in place, buildings are safe, and resources are provided.  
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Roberts Cut Off Construction Notice
The City of River Oaks and Tarrant County will start street improvements on Roberts Cut Off Road on January 8th, 2019.  
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Construction Brings Traffic Changes at Irma Marsh
Castleberry ISD is very excited about the newest change on the horizon. During CISD's holiday break, the new construction and remodeling project at Irma Marsh Middle School is slated to begin. 
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A Message from Mr. Ramos Regarding the CHS Lockdown
This morning CISD was informed of a threat appearing social media which caused our district to take precautionary measures by placing our high school in lockdown for a short period of time.  
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REACH Learning Walk Video 2018-2019
We are REACHing new heights together, learning knows no boundaries. REACH students are using Edgenuity and Achieve 3000 to prepare for EOC exams. 
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State Financial Accountability Rating Public Meeting Notice
CISD will hold a public meeting in the Board room to discuss the District's rating from the state's financial accountability system. 
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Board of Education Recognitions 11-2018
Dr. Elizabeth Priddy, Principal at Castleberry High School, had the opportunity to recognize students and staff members at CHS during the November CISD Board of Education Meeting. 
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CHS Learning Walk Video
Castleberry High School is full of P.R.I.D.E., positivity, respect, integrity, and determination every day! School spirit is on the rise at CHS, and we invite you to join us in cheering on our mighty lions! 
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Making Connections: Disability Resources for All Ages
Thursday October 25, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. is Making Connections: Disability Resources for All Ages. The event will feature exhibitors, breakout sessions, and door prize drawings. 
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CE Learning Walk Video 18-19
This year Castleberry Elementary is focusing on community both on & off campus. Watch this video to see how! 
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Report Cards through Family Access
For your convenience, progress reports for IMMS & CHS and report cards for all campuses will be available online through Skyward Family Access.  
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Gifted & Talented Student Nominations
Nominations for the Castleberry ISD Gifted and Talented (GT) Program will be accepted beginning October 1st through October 12th.  
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Play & Learn in CISD
The YMCA invites parents, grandparents, and anyone who takes care of children from birth to 5-years old to bring their child and come play, create, and explore together. Learn how to help preschoolers develop positive relationship skills through activities such as: 
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Digital Equity 4 All Interest Survey
Digital Equity 4 All is an initiative to provide safe, filtered, and secure internet access at home for 4th through 12th graders. For more details please visit the Digital Equity 4 All website. Don't forget to complete the interest survey. 
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Military Appreciation Night 2018
The Castleberry ISD Athletics Department is proud to announce that members of the United States Military will be honored during the Varsity Volleyball and Varsity Football games on Friday, September 14th. 
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Safety & Security Measure Notice
To ensure the safety of the students, staff, and patrons at all Castleberry High School athletic contests, Castleberry Independent School District has implemented bag checks. 
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2017-2018 Accountability Ratings
In January of 2017 TEA released a model report card to show districts what the new system would look like if it had been implemented that year. When compared to the model report card for the 2016-2017 school year, Castleberry ISD saw a tremendous growth of 136 data points in 2017-2018. 
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Release of A-F Ratings
This week, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will release letter grades which will label school districts with an A, B, C, D or F and campuses with a rating of "met requirement" or "improvement required" based on performance in the 2017-2018 school year on STAAR/EOC assessments.  
REACH High School Awarded Transformation Fund Grant
REACH High School has received the tremendous honor of being designated a preliminary awardee of the 2018-2020 School Transformation Fund Grant from TEA. 
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CHS Track Closure Notice
The Castleberry High School Track & Field Complex will be closed for upgrades from August 13th through September 16th. The complex will be upgrading their field lighting and press box. 
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Lion Night 2018
Lion Night is the traditional beginning to the Fall sports season at Castleberry ISD. Meet the 2018-2019 Castleberry Athletic  
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Back 2 School Bash
Community Link and Tarrant County College Northwest Campus are hosting a back to school bash on August 11, 2018! At this celebration there will be free school supplies, free hair cuts, free eye glasses, free books, food, music, and more!  
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More Backpack Information
Dear Parents and Guardians, Recently, you should have received a message regarding the 2018-2019 school year changes as it relates to school backpacks in order to enhance safety and security at Castleberry ISD. 
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Important 18-19 School Year Updates
There are several changes coming in 2018-2019. Including new transparent backpack requirements, all your school supplies for $15, and more. Read the full article for more information. 
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Online Registration 2018
It is time to start getting ready for the next school year at Castleberry ISD. Online registration opens on Monday, July 9th, 2018  
Healthy Summer Meals for Kids
Summer Meals
This summer Castleberry ISD will once again connect children 18 years old and younger with healthy Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) meals at no cost to the child. 
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Books & Bytes
The Books and Bytes program is a partnership between the Child Nutrition, Library, and STREAM Services programs of Castleberry ISD. A bus has been outfitted for food service, STREAM learning, and reading. Look for the STREAM bus, named Mo, at the following locations from June 5th through August 1st this summer. 
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18-19 Student Calendar & Summer Activities
The school year may be over, but Castleberry is still going strong! There are many programs and activities this summer including sports camps, free food, STEM Camps, and the brand new Books & Bytes Bus. So stay tuned to our websites and social media outlets, because school may be out for summer, but we are just getting started.