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    CISD Internal Newsletter - August 7, 2019

    Convocation "Gifts, Passions and Stories"

    Friday, Aug. 9 | CHS Arena | 8:30 a.m.
    Doors Open at 8:00 a.m.

    We look forward to seeing you at Convocation on Friday, where we will celebrate our Gifts, Passions and Stories! Be sure to wear your new CISD shirt, carpool, eat breakfast before on your own and remember to bring your favorite coffee or morning beverage to enjoy during the event.


    Samira Khan and Cathy Douglas Named Region 10 Teacher of the Year Finalists

    Region 10 TOY

    Congratulations to Samira Khan, who teaches 5th grade at Richard J. Lee Elementary, and Cathy Douglas, who teaches biology at CHS9, who have been named as 2020 Teacher of the Year finalists by Region 10, marking the first time in CISD’s almost 60 year history that both of the district’s Teachers of the Year have achieved this regional teaching distinction.

    CISD Learns

    #CISDLearns is excited to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year! See below for details of each day of the August Welcome Week.

    August 7th: Campus-Directed (AM), Report to CHS9 at 12:00 p.m.
    August 8th: District-Directed ALL Day at CHS9
    August 9th: Convocation (AM) at CHS Arena; District Meetings (PM)
    August 12th & 13th: Campus PLC Time

    First, watch this video to learn details about each day. Then, watch either the elementary or secondary video to ensure you sign up for the correct sessions in Sched.


    • Carpool to CHS9 on August 7th and 8th, please. The venue map indicates the additional parking we have been approved to use.
    • After accessing Sched on your MacBook to create your schedule, we encourage you to download the iOS app to your phone and/or iPad. Also, change your profile settings in Sched to ensure your name appears on the sign-in sheets and you receive emails from Sched communicating changes to the schedule.
    • Participate in a slow chat moderated by Superintendent Hunt on Twitter at #CISDLearns all week.

    Did You Know?

    • This summer, several new companies and organizations have been added to CISD’s Employee Discount Program. For the latest discounts and offers, visit www.coppellisd.com/Page/1390.
    • You can install the full Microsoft Office suite on your personal devices? Each CISD employee can install the latest version of Office on up to 5 personal devices for free! Follow these instructions to install Office at Home. Reminder: CISD devices already have Office installed, so you do not follow these instructions on a CISD device.

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    2019-2020 Shirts Available!

    CEF ShirtThe Coppell ISD Education Foundation is revealing its new 2019-2020 T-shirt. Once again, Superintendent Hunt has designated the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month as “Jeans Day” for CISD educators and staff wearing their 2019-2020 CEF T-shirt. CEF will also continue its raffle for free Sonic drinks delivered to the winning tweeted photo of CISD folks in their shirts. What’s more, with your purchase you are supporting CEF’s annual “Give for Grants” fundraising campaign that provides CISD educators funding for innovative classroom programs! Shirts are $20 each and can be purchased online. Orders that were placed by Aug. 2 can be picked up at Convocation on Aug. 9. In-person ordering with check, cash or credit card will also be available on that day. The final order deadline is Aug. 16. Save the Date, the next CEF T-shirt and jeans days are Aug. 20 and Sept. 4!


    August 6-8
    Teachers Return to Campus and Professional Development

    August 9 
    at CHS Arena, 8:30 a.m.

    August 12
    Elementary Meet the Teacher Night
    6:00 p.m.

    August 14
    First Day of School

    August 20
    CEF T-Shirt & Jeans Day

    August 26
    Board of Trustees Budget Hearing
    5:30 p.m.

    Regular Board Meeting
    7:00 p.m.

    August 27
    CHS Curriculum Night
    6:00 p.m.

    NTH@C Curriculum Night
    6:30 p.m.

    August 28
    Middle School Curriculum Night
    6:00 p.m.

    August 29
    Elementary School Curriculum Night
    5:30 p.m.

    September 3
    CHS9 Curriculum Night
    6:00 p.m.

    Board Meeting
    Back to School
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