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Northeast Times | November 29, 2021

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Irving ISD Partners with City for New and Improved Playtime

Irving ISD Partners with City for New and Improved Playtime

WHO:                   Representatives from Irving ISD,  City of Irving Parks and Recreation, City Councilman Kyle Taylor and Irving ISD Board President  Randy Randle.

WHAT:                 Playtime is getting a brand new look for students at Johnston Elementary School, thanks to a partnership between Irving ISD and the City of Irving. City and district officials recently completed renovations at Johnston Elementary School’s playground. From life-size animals to wall climbers, the district worked with architects and engineers to incorporate student ideas in the process. The result – themed play areas with top-of-the-line equipment sure to keep children of all ages active and engaged. The  renovations are part of the city’s Capital Improvement Program which  invested more than $700,000 to install and replace old playground equipment.

A formal ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled to commemorate the project. The event includes remarks from city and district officials, and a special group of Johnston students will be the first to enjoy the new digs following the ceremony.

WHEN:                 Wednesday, March 6

                                9 to 10 a.m.

WHERE:               Johnston Elementary School

                                2801 Rutgers

                                Irving, TX 75062