Crowley ISD Connections Magazine Summer 2018 - Page 4

Highlights PAGE 8 | REAL-WORLD LEARNING EXPERIENCES Students are digging the new outdoor learning space at Oakmont Elementary. PAGE 11 | TEACHERS OF THE YEAR See the top teachers and employees for each campus, as well as the district’s top award winners. PAGE 14 | COLLEGE IS COVERED Two exceptional graduates were offered more than $1 million in scholarships each. PAGE 17 | BREAKING NEW GROUND The new elementary school will be the first campus in Crowley ISD on the west side of Chisholm Trail Parkway. PAGE 22 | MORE THAN A GAME Crowley ISD Board of Trustees June W. Davis, President Mia Hall, Vice President Lyndsae M. Benton, Secretary Gary Grassia, Assistant Secretary La Tonya Mayfield, Ph.D. Ryan Ray, J.D. Nedra Robinson Superintendent Michael D. McFarland, Ed.D. CISD Communications & Marketing Anthony Kirchner, Executive Director Jaime Handy, Coordinator Megan Middleton, Multimedia Manager Matt Hoover, Webmaster/Digital Content Special thanks to REAL School Gardens VLK Architects Crowley ISD Connections Design by CISD Communications Team Layout and printing by EF Pages LLC Interested in Advertising? advertising@efpages.com Send your story ideas to news@crowley.k12.tx.us The Panther Olympics celebrates special needs students and brings the district together. ALSO IN THIS ISSUE 6 Early Childhood 7 School Board Update 10 Project Playhouse 20 Congrats Class of 2018 24 #IgniteTheFuture 26 Heartbeat Team ON THE COVER Download Today! Class of 2018 graduates Corey Ellis (left) from North Crowley High School and Jasmine Paz from Crowley High School. THE OFFICIAL MOBILE APP OF CROWLEY ISD If you find this icon inside the magazine, we have a video for that story on the CISD 4 YouTube CROWLEY page! ISD CONNECTIONS | Summer 2018 www.crowleyisdtx.org