CFISD Classroom Cheerleader Spotlight: Alice Streit

cheerleader-streit-23As the third-largest school district in Texas and the largest employer in Northwest Harris County, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District impacts the lives of far more than the 115,000 students and thousands of teachers, employees and administrators across 88 elementary, middle and high school campuses and special program facilities that study and work within our walls. In fact, we’re proud that as a top-rated school district, the work we do within our school system extends beyond the schools and permeates within our neighborhoods and businesses, making the greater Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play. The Cypress-Fairbanks community excels because of our CFISD cheerleaders; the individuals and businesses that invest in and support our students and community at large.

Today, we highlight Alice Streit, a veteran CFISD bus driver who started with the district in 1980. After 38 years on the job, she still feels that every day is important in the lives of her students. She works hard to make each of them feel like they matter.

How long have you lived/worked in Cypress-Fairbanks?

I have lived in the Cy-Fair district most of my life and have worked for Cy-Fair 38 years.

 

Why are you so passionate about being a part of the Cypress-Fairbanks community?

I love the community for many reasons. One being the education my children got and that my grandkids are now getting. There are so many places you can go as a family and with friends. Cy-Fair still seems like a close-knit community, no matter how big it is.

How has Cypress-Fairbanks ISD impacted you, your family or your business?

My children are doing great because of this education. Our business is successful because of the larger businesses here in the community.

What piece of advice would you like to give to Cypress-Fairbanks ISD students?

I would advise to take every opportunity the school gives you to be all that you can be, to better your future.

What’s your favorite thing to do, see, eat or experience in our community?

Anything and everything that is family friendly. We love to get together with friends and family and enjoy each other.


Interested in getting involved, being featured as an upcoming Cheerleader (or featuring someone who you think makes our district great) or in learning more about how Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District makes the larger Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play for all of us? Visit CFISDSpirit.com to cheer along with our team!

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CFISD Community Cheerleader Spotlight: Amy Lippincott

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As the third-largest school district in Texas and the largest employer in Northwest Harris County, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District impacts the lives of far more than the 115,000 students and thousands of teachers, employees and administrators across 88 elementary, middle and high school campuses and special program facilities that study and work within our walls. In fact, we’re proud that as a top-rated school district, the work we do within our school system extends beyond the schools and permeates within our neighborhoods and businesses, making the greater Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play. The Cypress-Fairbanks community excels because of our CFISD cheerleaders; the individuals and businesses that invest in and support our students and community at large.

Today, we highlight Amy Lippincott, The Lippincott Team leader with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. The former CFISD PE teacher and mother of two CFISD students has worked in local real estate since 2008.

Business:

Real Estate — Better Homes and Gardens, The Lippincott Team

How long have you lived/worked in Cypress-Fairbanks?

14 years.

Why are you so passionate about being a part of the Cypress-Fairbanks community?

Cy-Fair is an amazing place to work and also raise a family. The reason we moved here was because of the strong reputation of the school district. It is so important to live in a thriving and safe environment. The real estate values stay strong and the community continues to grow and prosper.

How has Cypress-Fairbanks ISD impacted you, your family or your business?

I am a previous teacher of 16 years. I taught seven of those years in Cy-Fair so I experienced our great district as an employee. I have lived here for 14 years and my two children are very involved in their Cy-Fair schools, so I also have experience as a parent in Cy-Fair and I love these experiences.

Being a parent and a teacher are the two things that led to my success as a realtor here. When I earned my real estate license I knew there would be no better place to sell homes than in my own neighborhood. It was easy to sell homes here because I could personally relate to my buyers and share the good reasons to live in Cy-Fair.

What piece of advice would you like to give to Cypress-Fairbanks ISD students?

Get involved! There are so many different opportunities out there to take advantage of. Enjoy your teachers and school. Give 110 percent at everything you do so that you can look in the mirror and be proud of yourself. Also, I would tell them to make good friends and develop strong relationships.

What’s your favorite thing to do, see, eat or experience in our community?

I love being involved in our school and community events such as the Superintendent’s Fun Run. Friday Night Lights are my family’s favorite events. We also enjoy trying all of the new restaurants in our growing area.


Interested in getting involved, being featured as an upcoming Cheerleader (or featuring someone who you think makes our district great) or in learning more about how Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District makes the larger Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play for all of us? Visit CFISDSpirit.com to cheer along with our team!

CFISD Community Cheerleader Spotlight: Joseph Fitts

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As the third-largest school district in Texas and the largest employer in Northwest Harris County, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District impacts the lives of far more than the 115,000 students and thousands of teachers, employees and administrators across 88 elementary, middle and high school campuses and special program facilities that study and work within our walls. In fact, we’re proud that as a top-rated school district, the work we do within our school system extends beyond the schools and permeates within our neighborhoods and businesses, making the greater Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play. The Cypress-Fairbanks community excels because of our CFISD cheerleaders; the individuals and businesses that invest in and support our students and community at large.

Today, we highlight Joseph Fitts, a member of the Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) Executive Board and a global volunteer in the district.

Business:

Retired HR manager, oil and gas Industry

How long have you lived/worked in Cypress-Fairbanks?

Six years.

Why are you so passionate about being a part of the Cypress-Fairbanks community?

I have the opportunity to participate in and contribute to the educational development of elementary students in CFISD.

How has Cypress-Fairbanks ISD impacted you, your family or your business?

CFISD has provided the opportunity to impact elementary-age students through working in the library and participating in classroom reading.

What piece of advice would you like to give to Cypress-Fairbanks ISD students?

Take advantage of the many educational and extra-curricular programs offered in Cy-Fair ISD.

What’s your favorite thing to do, see, eat or experience in our community?

I enjoy dining at the wide variety of restaurants throughout the community. I also enjoy playing golf at a variety of courses both in our community and elsewhere in the metropolitan area.


Interested in getting involved, being featured as an upcoming Cheerleader (or featuring someone who you think makes our district great) or in learning more about how Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District makes the larger Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play for all of us? Visit CFISDSpirit.com to cheer along with our team!

CFISD Classroom Cheerleader Spotlight: Kailyn Kolb

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As the third-largest school district in Texas and the largest employer in Northwest Harris County, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District impacts the lives of far more than the 115,000 students and thousands of teachers, employees and administrators across 88 elementary, middle and high school campuses and special program facilities that study and work within our walls. In fact, we’re proud that as a top-rated school district, the work we do within our school system extends beyond the schools and permeates within our neighborhoods and businesses, making the greater Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play. The Cypress-Fairbanks community excels because of our CFISD cheerleaders; the individuals and businesses that invest in and support our students and community at large.

Today, we highlight Kailyn Kolb, a 2017 graduate of Cypress Falls High School and Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Choir student!

How long have you lived/worked in Cypress-Fairbanks?

Seventeen years.

Why are you so passionate about being a part of the Cypress-Fairbanks community?

I love the environment Cypress-Fairbanks creates. We have such a powerful and caring community.

How has Cypress-Fairbanks ISD impacted you, your family or your business?

My family has enjoyed the schools that my sisters and I have attended, as they are all such welcoming and successful schools.

What piece of advice would you like to give to Cypress-Fairbanks ISD students?

Be involved in all there is to offer! Join sports, clubs and extracurricular activities that you enjoy, as they are all such great environments to be a part of every day.

What’s your favorite thing to do, see, eat or experience in our community?

My mother and I attend the annual “Shop ’til you Drop” event held at the Berry Center every year. It is so much fun!


Interested in getting involved, being featured as an upcoming Cheerleader (or featuring someone who you think makes our district great) or in learning more about how Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District makes the larger Cypress-Fairbanks community a better place to work, live, study and play for all of us? Visit CFISDSpirit.com to cheer along with our team!