Mansfield ISD Magazine Winter 2017 - Page 4

Highlights Pg. 7 Students Helping Students Student across the district heard about an area still severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey and decided to make the holiday season more joyful for those Texans. Pg. 11 All-American Volleyball Player One of the top 24 high school volleyball players in the nation hails from an MISD high school. Pg. 20 School Board Member Profile Get to know Trustee Beth Light, an 11-year board member who has a passion for volunteering. Pg. 30 Positive Bathroom Messages Read why decorated messages of affirmation are popping up in the girls bathrooms at an MISD intermediate school. On The Cover Exploring Ben Barber Innovation Academy See how MISD students are already getting experiencein their career of choice. Read more pg. 10 2 Mansfield School & Family We Not Only Identify the Problem – We Offer the Solution. Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas Department of Communications & Marketing Donald Williams Hope Boyd MISD Communications & Marketing Dept. 817-299-6345 General Questions/Comments info@efpages.com Artwork and Design art@efpages.com Advertising advertising@efpages.com Mansfield School & Family Magazine EF Pages LLC 404 W. Kennedale Pkwy Kennedale, Texas 76060 Ph: 214-728-8349 Fax: 817-330-0314 Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Levy Director/Editor Kari Wenner Lead Designer Amy Levy Sales Managers Christine Grudecki Chris Story Our Therapists Work with Children Who May Have Trouble in These Areas: • Lack of Focus • Behavioral & Social Issues with Family & Friends • Outbursts / Meltdowns • Academic Attention Issues • Sensory Integration / Sensory Processing Full Service Therapy Clinic for Kids & Young Adults With Special Needs Our goal is to create opportunities for individuals to master developmental tasks, achieve independence in multiple environments and regulate physical, cognitive and emotional behaviors through comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans. Through their journey of raising their two sons on the autism spectrum, Joe and Kate Lundgren have come to understand greatly the challenges for a child that struggles with special needs, learning difficulties and social issues. It is with their unique perspective and knowledge that Kate and Joe set out to help families just like their own. Questions? Give us a call to setup an appointment for more information and a FREE consultation. Dallas / Allen: (469) 675-3153 Ft. Worth / Mansfield: (817) 752-9662 Houston / Katy: (281) 769-1015 cuttingedgepediatrictherapy.com • Occupational, Speech, & Physical Therapy • Largest state-of-the-art gyms in Texas to make reaching goals fun • Certified in the most advanced treatment modalities • Our staff has over a century of combined experience • Performs independent education evaluations for schools throughout the state of Texas • Transition to adulthood services Mansfield School & Family 3