Mansfield ISD Magazine Winter 2019/2020 | Page 3

MANSFIELDTODAY Sharing the stories of Mansf ield ISD with our community. Superintendent DR. KIMBERLEY CANTU ••• Associate Superintendent of Communications & Marketing DONALD WILLIAMS ••• Director of Communications & Marketing HOPE BOYD ••• Director of Community Relations & Advertising ELIZABETH CARMODY ••• Multimedia & Marketing Coordinator MATT MARTIN 10 Table of CONTENTS 605 E. Broad St. Mansf ield, TX 76063 (817) 299-6300 ON THE COVER New Year, New Superintendent p. 10 Dr. Kimberley Cantu is ready to take on her new role of superintendent. She explains her priorities and gives us a look inside her family life. 6 ALSO INSIDE MISD Toys for Tots 2019 p. 4 New High School STEM Academy p. 14 More than 22,000 toys and $8,000 were donated to make the holidays brighter for children. Rigorous STEM-based learning will continue at the high school level in MISD. Kristin Chenoweth Performance p. 6 Overcoming Adversity p. 16 The actress and singer took the stage with MISD students for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. A Mansfield ISD school specializes in encouraging students who face hardships to rise from the ashes. School Board Recognition Month p. 8 State Senator Visits School p. 22 January is a time to appreciate the elected officials who work hard to do what is best for the district. Veteran and 9/11 survivor State Sen. Brian Birdwell was the guest speaker at an MISD school. 8 16 ...and much more! MANSFIELDTODAY 3