District Weekly Update 8/24/23

Welcome to Tarkington ISD’s weekly district update ~

The next regular meeting of the Tarkington ISD Board of Trustees is Monday, Aug. 28, at the administration office boardroom. The Open Session starts at 6:30 p.m. Agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of the meeting on the district website at tarkingtonisd.net > Menu > School Board > Notices and Agenda 2018 - Present.

Tarkington Middle School and Tarkington High School will have Fall Picture Day for all students and staff on Thursday, Aug. 31.

Next week starts our 4-Day School Week schedule that runs through the rest of the first semester. Students will be off every Friday and staff will be off every other Friday through the Christmas Break. The district will also be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, for the Labor Day Holiday. To view the TISD Academic Calendar visit the district website at tarkingtonisd.net and click 2023-24 Academic Calendar.

Our Longhorns are playing their first varsity home game tomorrow vs. Evadale at A.L. Nelson Stadium. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Our first pep rally is at the high school gym tomorrow afternoon at 3:25 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend - all visitors check in at the front office. We'll have a QR code ready to make the check-in process fast and painless.

Athletics Update:

Aug. 25 – Ladyhorns Volleyball @ Home vs. Kingwood Park – THS Gym – JV play at 4:30 p.m. followed by Varsity at 5:30.

Aug. 25 – Longhorns Varsity Football ~ 1st Home Game vs. Evadale - A. L. Nelson Stadium - 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 26 – Tarkington Middle School Cross Country @ Bridge City - 8 a.m.

Aug. 28 – Tarkington Middle School Volleyball @ Home vs. New Waverly - TMS Gym - 4 p.m.

Aug.  31 – Longhorns JV Football @ Shepherd – 5 p.m. 

Thanks and have a great week!

Tarkington ISD