Mansfield ISD Magazine Winter 2017 - Page 14

Amos Lee Performed in MISD for National Tour Students who took the stage with Lee said the experience was surreal. S inger/songwriter Amos Lee made a stop in Mansfield ISD during his national solo tour. M ansfield ISD held a special ceremony that made its new early college high school program official. The Tarrant County College Southeast Early College High School at Timberview (ECHS) was dedicated on Nov. 10. The campus, which is housed inside of Timberview High School, provides students with an opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma and up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an associate degree from Tarrant County College. The musician performed at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. Lee’s concert will featured MISD high school show choirs as the opening act. All proceeds went toward the MISD Center Arts Program, which brings in art performances and cultural events to the students of MISD and the community. The incredible night of music included songs from the performer’s self-produced new album SPIRIT. Approximately 1,800 people were in attendance. Early College High School Dedication The dedication ceremony featured student ambassadors, Tarrant County College administration and MISD leaders. ECHS is available to only ninth-graders for the 2017-18 school year, but enrollment will eventually expand every year until the school has a 12th-grade class. Amos Lee used to be a teacher before pursuing music full time. SMART MOMS SHOP FALL & WINTER L O O K S for less & love Shop the best selection of kid’s stuff at up to 80% off retail! Plus, earn cash or 20% more in store credit for your outgrown things. 10 OFF $ A $40 PURCHASE * 12 Mansfield School & Family The ECHS student ambassadors led the tour after the dedication ceremony. 3500 S. COOPER STE 110 in ARLINGTON 817-468-1995 1118 W ARBROOK BLVD. in Arlington *CPNHO1117QA. Not valid with any other offer or discount. 10 $ off A $ 40 PURCHASE *MUST PRESENT COUPON. NOT GOOD WITH OTHER OFFERS. LIMIT ONE PER HOUSEHOLD. VALID AT KID TO KID IN ARLINGTON. Mansfield School & Family 13