Thursday, February 21, 2013

Five Cities Proclaim February 21 as Celebrate Texas Public Schools Day


In honor of Texas public school districts and the students we serve, the cities of Arlington, Grand Prairie, Kennedale, Mansfield, and Midlothian issued proclamations naming Thursday, February 21, 2013 as Celebrate Texas Public Schools Day.

The timing of these proclamations was aligned to the Celebration Rally for Texas Public Schools scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the MISD Center for the Performing Arts. The rally is presenting by coordinating schools districts Arlington ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, Kennedale ISD, Mansfield ISD, and Midlothian ISD.

The five city proclamations read as follows:
Whereas, the students of Texas public schools hold the promise of a successful future in their capable hands; and

Whereas, the independent school districts provide the foundation that is so vital toward childrens' futures through a quality education; and

Whereas, the dedicated efforts of parents, educators, business representatives, civic leaders and the community as a whole will provide the support and strength to our schools; and

Whereas, students are attaining a higher level of achievement, because of our schools' commitment to excellence and focus on continued improvement; and

Whereas, the observance and support of a Celebration Rally for Texas Public Schools, will demonstrate the significant impact of education on our future and our communities; then

Therefore, I, the ____________________________ of ________________do hereby and proclaim February 21, 2013 as Celebrate Texas Public Schools Day and urge all citizens to reaffirm their commitment to our schools, taking time attend local public schools or to find ways to contribute their time to make a difference in the futures of our young people.

Signed this ____________________ day of ________________________, 2013


Thank you to each of the cities cities of Arlington, Grand Prairie, Kennedale, Mansfield, and Midlothian for recognizing and supporting Texas public schools.