READY FOR INDUSTRY JOBS: Representatives from Turner Industries came and met with students in the Welding Program and presented on the importance of safety on job sites and worked one on one with students by conducting mock job interviews. Each student prepared their resume and had an opportunity to build confidence in interviewing and receive feedback on how to present their best selves during interviews. Students were also treated to lunch and received some cool swag items.
INGLESIDE TO THE RESCUE: Over 50 students, staff, and community members have come together and made the pledge to save lives in the Coastal Bend. The Coastal Bend Blood Center will be in the Ingleside High School parking lot until 4:00 PM. Donors receive a t-shirt and a Smoothie King coupon. Appointments are recommended, however walk-in’s are welcomed. By giving blood, others can live. 🙌🏼 🩸💙🤍
NATIONAL SCHOOL NURSE DAY: The health of a student is inextricably linked to their ability to learn. IISD School Nurses help over 2,000 students succeed by providing healthcare across the campuses through examination, treatment, and follow-up. Additionally, IISD Nurses help children with their physical, psychological, emotional, and social health requirements as well as their academic success. We celebrate this day to raise awareness about the importance of school nurses in the educational setting and thank them for being an essential part of the Mustang Family!
31 NEWLY NATIONALLY CERTIFIED PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIANS: Celebrating some Mustang greatness, as we have thirty-one students in the Health Sciences Dual Credit coursework through Del Mar College who achieved their certificates for phlebotomy technicians. This means after high school, they are ready to obtain jobs in the medical field. We are so proud of their achievements. Help us recognize the following students: Garcia-Veliz, Ashley Gonxalez, Samuel Longoria, Faith Nelsom, Kaden Raya, Jessenia Robinson, Alexander Saucedo Lara, Yazmin Villarreal, Breanna Balangon, Mallory Canales, Danielle Castro, Addysin Crain, Owen Delossantos, Laylani Galvan, Elijah Galvan, Elisia Gonzales, Kylee Loveall, David Perez, Caleb Ramirez, Makayla Adame, Roxy Buentello, Adriana Coronado, Zayda Davila, Kiana Deluna, Savannah Hinojosa, Marissa Marmolejo, Haylee Trevino, Gabriela Vasquez, Roslynn They are led by their instructor, Venita Crow.
CONNECTING STUDENTS TO CAREERS: Representatives from Kiewit Offshore Services spoke to students in the Welding Program at Ingleside High School. Presenters discussed the importance of work ethic, attendance, and drive. All of these soft skills are so important to not only obtain an entry level position, but to also move up within the company. Representatives took students’ information who were interested in applying after high school and are making plans to get to work! Students even had an opportunity to show off their new virtual welding tool, it was a hit!
Happy School Lunch Hero Day: Between preparing healthy meals for IISD students, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, school nutrition professionals are true heroes. Today, we celebrate and showcase the difference school nutrition professionals make for every child who comes through the cafeteria. This special day provides us with the perfect opportunity to recognize the hardworking professionals in our school cafeterias.
Join us for an evening of fun on Thursday, May 5th. Ingleside ISD will be holding the Family Engagement & Community Fair where over 50 different local businesses and non-profits will be coming together to provide FREE giveaways and information for parents and students. There will be food trucks, FREE face painting, and more!
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK: Teaching is known to be a time-consuming and challenging profession, so this week is our chance to say thank you to those teachers that play or have played such a huge role in our lives. This week, we give extra credit and recognize those educators who work tirelessly to make a lasting contribution & direct influence in our lives. Without teachers, no other profession would exist. We have amazing teachers at Ingleside ISD!
HAPPY ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY: Join us in recognizing the professionals of our Mustang Family who keep our campuses and departments running smoothly every day. We celebrate this day to recognize the work of Secretaries, Administrative Assistants, Receptionists, and other Administrative Support Professionals. Central to any school district, these professionals keep an office organized and running efficiently. We sincerely appreciate their ability to handle the unexpected, multi-task, and keep us all in working order!
INGLESIDE ISD HAS THE LATEST AND GREATEST EQUIPMENT FOR LEARNING: The Ingleside High School Welding Program is excited to announce that we have started using new, state-of-the-art equipment for our students. Welding students are now using virtual reality to train by using simulators for hands on experience. This machine is so high-tech, it has an extremely realistic weld puddle that is visually and audibly responsive to operator behavior, helping students learn when to adjust techniques. At Ingleside ISD, we take pride in providing the best learning opportunities for our students.
UPDATE: As of 7:50 AM, power has been restored at Ingleside Primary School.
We have been made aware that Ingleside Primary School is experiencing a power outage. Nevertheless, school WILL still continue as regularly scheduled, as there is natural lighting in all classrooms. The most recent update from electrical providers has a power restoration ETA of 10:30 AM. We will provide updates as they occur. We will see you soon, Mustang Family!
SAVE THE DATE: Join us for an evening of fun on Thursday, May 5th. Ingleside ISD will be holding the Family Engagement & Community Fair where over 50 different local businesses and non-profits will be coming together to provide FREE giveaways and information for parents and students. There will be food trucks, FREE face painting, and more!
The Special Education Department will be hosting a meeting for parents of students with Dyslexia and other related disorders. We invite you to meet the staff who are working with your child and to learn more about the program. All IISD parents are welcome to attend. Make plans to join us on April 21st at 5:30 PM.
Parents of students currently enrolled in 5th, 6th, and 7th grade--please join us on April 20th for an important meeting concerning updates for your child in the upcoming 22-23 school year.
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION: Congratulations to Assistant Principal of Gilbert J. Mircovich Elementary, Mrs. Kathleen Davis. She was selected as a semi-finalist for the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award! Out of 1500 applications, she was 1 in 50 selected for this accolade. For her passion and dedication to education, she was given this special honor and a $500 HEB gift card! Way to go Mrs. Davis!
CALLING ALL ANGLERS: The Ingleside Rotary Club is holding a Fishing Tournament on April 23, 2022. Proceeds from the tournament will go towards scholarships for deserving students! Registration information can be found by visiting: https://sites.google.com/.../inglesi.../fishing-tourney/home
National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through this collaboration, prevention services and support helps protect children and produce thriving families. As Mustangs, we stand united to prevent child abuse! For more information, visit: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/?fbclid=IwAR2Mbq-VkAt7RwOrwmtTCsweBWhPADgVJlVeRffD91Wxh3n--BXElAF4YaM
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day honors educators such as teacher’s aides and instructional assistants who often provide teachers with administrative support, work with students outside of the classroom, and provide one-on-one support for students who have disabilities or special educational needs. On April 6th, Ingleside ISD recognizes the vital work paraprofessionals do and thank them for their contributions to our Mustang Family!
ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS WEEK: This year, our celebration takes on even greater significance as we recognize all that Assistant Principals have conquered amid the pandemic. Through it all, Ingleside ISD Assistant Principals have demonstrated unwavering leadership—becoming a source of strength and inspiration for us all. This week we celebrate their hard work and dedication. Happy Assistant Principals Week!