February 2007 Issue 11
How Will 21st Century Learning Impact Coppell Schools? Education Symposium Starts February 15th
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Interested in Becoming a School Board Member?

Coppell ISD and the Region 10 Educational Service Center will offer informational workshops for those interested in learning about the rewards and demands of becoming a trustee and serving on their local school board.

  • Tuesday, February 27th from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Region 10 ESC (904 Abrams Road/Richardson, TX.) OR
  • Thursday, March 1st from 7 - 8 p.m. at the Vonita White Administration Bldg. (200 So. Denton Tap Rd./Coppell, TX.)

The Board application period begins February 10, 2007 and extends through Monday, March 12, 2007. Although the district will be closed for spring break the week of March 12th - 16th, applications will be accepted at the Vonita White Admin. Bldg. on Monday, March 12th from 2 - 5 p.m. Contact Kay Ryon for more workshop information at kryon@coppellisd.com or by phone at 214.496.8002.

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Education Symposium... You're Invited!

It's 2007 and you need to know...What is CISD doing now and what should they be doing in the future to ensure students of the district have a global, competitive advantage in the 21st Century? Join Superintendent Dr. Jeff Turner and other CISD administrators in a lively discussion about educational trends, and creative and successful school models and what that could look like for Coppell ISD.

The Symposium will be held in two parts at Coppell High School: Part I will be offered at two times on Thursday, February 15th from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (brown bag) and again from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Part II will be offered at two times on Thursday, February 22nd from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (brown bag) and again from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Visit the "News" section of the district website for more information (click on the CISD link in this publication).

Take Your Daughter or Son to Work Day

The Region 10 Educational Service Center announced this year's date to observe "Take Your Daughter or Son to Work Day" as Wednesday, June 6, 2007 which is also the date that will be observed by Coppell ISD. The Service Center staff has facilitated the development of a regional or metropolitan-wide date over the past several years. Visit the Ms. Foundation for Women website at http://www.daughtersandsonstowork.org to learn more about this nationally promoted program.

CISD Student Designs State's Winning Flag

Congratulations to Coppell Middle School East 8th grader, Joo Choi for creating the state's winning Texas Art Educator Association's (TAEA) "Youth Art Month" flag design. Joo's design will appear on a 3' x 5' flag that will represent Texas during Youth Art Month at celebrations here in the Lone Star State as well as in Washington, D.C., New York, and Massachusetts. CMS-East Visual Arts Instructor, Penny Bonnot, submitted Joo's work which was selected from among 43 statewide entries. For more information or to view other designs visit the TAEA website at http//www.taea.org.

Texas Public Schools Week Coming Soon

One Texas. One Vision. All Children. That's the theme for this year's Texas Public Schools Week annual campaign set for March 5th - 9th. Special events and activities will take place on each campus: fairs, concerts, tours, exhibits, and "Open House" nights are some examples of the many ways CISD will be showcasing the outstanding instruction that exists throughout the district. Make plans to visit during this time as Coppell schools proudly join-in the celebration of over 150 years of public education in Texas!

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