The 2016 Trash Bash will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 9a-noon at Richardson Grove Park in north Irving. Volunteers will meet at the park and supplies will be provided (gloves, bags, pickers, etc). Email Mr. Frias (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’d like to join us!
They will also be collecting canned foods to donate to the BBMOI food pantry, so bring items if you'd like to contribute!
Check the City of Irving Facebook page for a video from last year’s event! We had over 70 scholars and family members from Infinity and we want even more there this year! Wear any Infinity shirt or a red shirt to represent our group!
Applications Now Being Accepted for the Texas Youth Preparedness Council
Do you know a high school student who is passionate about emergency preparedness and community resilience? If so, they should apply to be on the Texas Youth Preparedness Council!
The Texas Youth Preparedness Council is a statewide youth group made up of youth leaders from across the state who are interested in emergency preparedness and making their communities more resilient in the face of potential disasters. The mission of the council is to engage and empower youth in individual and community preparedness activities and roles. The council provides an opportunity for Texas high school students to enhance their knowledge of emergency preparedness and develop leadership skills that will help them in addressing and supporting the needs of their communities in regards to emergency preparedness. Youth will work on local emergency preparedness projects, be an ambassador for youth emergency preparedness on the state level, and provide a unique prospective to state agencies interested in emergency preparedness.
Those interested in applying to be on the council should visit the Youth Preparedness Council webpage for more information and to complete the online application. Applications are due by September 30, 2016.
The NTFB has an incredible volunteer opportunity available next week from July 19th to July 23rd. It is called Full on Faith! Many Faiths, One Mission! NTFB dedicates a week to honor our diverse faith based groups who support us in the fight against hunger. You don’t have to be part of a group to participate. The event is very respectful and secular plus a free t-shirt will be given to all participants!
Each shift listed below is in need of 50 volunteers:
Tuesday, July 19th from 9:00 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, July 20th from 9:00 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, July 20th from 1:00 to 3:30 pm
Thursday, July 21st from 9:00 to 11:30 am
Thursday, July 21st from 1:00 to 3:30 pm
Friday, July 22nd from 9:00 to 11:30 am
Friday, July 22nd from 1:00 to 3:30 pm
Saturday, July 23rd from 1:00 to 3:30 pm
If you can make it that is great. If you can also help spread the word and recruit, even better.
If you would like to volunteer, please send the following information to Ms. Mota (contact information below):
Amanda Mota, Volunteer Experience Associate
North Texas Food Bank
Scholars, please see the attached links to your required reading assignments for the grade level you are rising in to. Please contact Ms. Parker (email@example.com) with any questions or concerns.
Reading assignments are due the second day of classes, August 11th (A day) and August 12th (B day).
Marquez Haynes, the brother of Ms. Lattin-Haynes (10th Grade World History) is sponsoring a basketball tournament for Irving ISD alumni that will include a skills clinic and All-Star game. She is seeking 10 volunteers who would be interested in working from 9am - 6pm (lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided) for community service hours.
Please reach out to Mrs. Villanueva (214-536-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in volunteering!
Several professional athletes will be in attendance (see details on flyer below) and it will be a great opportunity to have fun while representing Infinity proudly!
HS Scholars: Please complete this short survey to share your contact information for the summer. It is important that we be able to contact you in case we have questions regarding your course selections, credits, and to also share opportunities that may arise over the summer. Thank you!
See the attached presentation from the parent information session on Tuesday, May 10th. Please reach out to a high school leader with any questions or concerns you may have!
Mark Forman, HS Director - email@example.com
Hannah Parker, AP/IB Dean of Instruction firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea Villanueva, Dean of College Prep/Academic Counselor email@example.com