Tuesday, September 21, 2021

CISD Place 4 Board of Trustee Candidate Forum April 24

The Community Engagement Committee (CEC), in partnership with the Carroll Education Foundation (CEF), will host a SPIN (Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods) Town Hall Candidate Forum for Carroll Independent School District Board of Trustees Place 4 Candidates on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Marq Southlake, located at 285 Shady Oaks Drive.

The CEC is a City of Southlake Committee and a nonpartisan body dedicated to facilitating communication between residents and local government, typically through SPIN Town Hall Forums. The candidate forum is intended to provide an opportunity to familiarize residents with each of the Carroll ISD Board of Trustee Place 4 candidates and their platforms.

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The program will start with a meet and greet open house beginning at 6:00 p.m. During this time, attendees will have the opportunity to visit with candidates. Following the open house at 6:30 p.m., the forum will begin with each candidate providing an opening statement. Next, all candidates will be given the opportunity to respond to questions from the audience; the question and answer portion of the program will be moderated by a member of the CEC. Finally, all candidates will be asked to provide a closing statement

Important Dates

  • Monday, April 23, 2018, to Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – Early voting by personal appearance at Southlake Town Hall, 1400 Main Street.
  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 – Election Day – Voting for board elections will be held at Carroll Senior High School, 1501 W. Southlake Blvd.

Additional election information can be found on the Carroll Independent School District website at www.SouthlakeCarroll.edu. For additional information about SPIN, please visit www.SouthlakeSPIN.org.

Education Foundation Presents Grants During Annual Prize Parade

Carroll Education Foundation of Southlake announces the awarding of the 2013 CISD Teacher Grants in their annual Prize Parade.  Grants were given on Tuesday, October 29 in the annual Carroll Education Foundation Prize Parade.

Led by the Carroll Dragon Band Drumline, members of the CEF Board, Carroll ISD Administrators and various sponsors traveled together to each of the schools to deliver grants.  Park Place Lexus of Grapevine, the 2013 Culinary Celebration title sponsor, has generously donated the use of cars for committee members to use.  The cars featured “Carroll Education Foundation Prize Parade” door magnets as the convoy traveled from school to school.

Carroll Education Foundation, a foundation formed by community leaders to support the teachers and students of CISD, chose to fund 20 innovative grants this year totaling $74,979.44.  Teachers apply for grants from CEF with innovative ideas that will enhance the learning experience of their students.  Awarded grants for this year include subjects focusing on science, math, reading, music education, and special education programs throughout the district.

In September of this year, CEF held their annual fundraiser, The Culinary Celebration, which brought in $179,000 for the district.  Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to fund teacher grants, scholarships for graduating CISD seniors and other CEF programs throughout the school year.

Since its inception in 1996, CEF has donated more than one million dollars in teacher grants and scholarships for graduating seniors.

CEF Hosts Annual Culinary Celebration, Sept. 7

Carroll Education Foundation of Southlake invites you to their annual Culinary Celebration at The Hilton Southlake Town Square on Saturday, September 7 from 6-10 p.m.  Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Park Place Lexus Grapevine, a long time supporter of the Carroll Dragons, will once again be the title sponsor.

This annual fundraiser for the Carroll Education Foundation raises funds to support the children and teachers of Southlake Carroll Independent School District. Teachers receive grants from CEF for innovative ideas that will enhance the learning experience of students. Students can also receive scholarships their senior year from CEF.

Culinary Celebration 2012 raised more than $220,000, all of which was used to provide numerous teacher grants and student scholarships benefiting the children of the Carroll Independent School District.

The 17th annual event will feature dozens of Metroplex chefs, specialty wines and cocktails, live and silent auctions, a big board and much more. The live auction will feature items including a unique item from Park Place Lexus and original artwork from one of our own CISD students.  The silent auction and big board will include sports memorabilia, trips, and jewelry among other items.  Grayson Allen Fine Jewelers will host the jewelry pull and the always popular wine pull will offer unbelievable deals.

Purchase tickets now for this amazing event!  Individual tickets are $100 each or $150 per couple. Tickets are available online at www.southlakecef.org. For more information contact CEF Executive Director Kacy Hankins, khankins@southlakecef.org.