NISD would like to thank our community members and volunteers for their contributions with the Partners in Education Angel Tree this season. Thanks to your help, the district was able to serve approximately 1,200 students in need. A special thank you to all of the volunteers for dedicating many hours of service to this project. This was a record number of volunteers for the Angel Tree program this year. Learn more.
Sarah Stewart Promoted to Executive Director
The NISD Board approved the hiring of Sarah Stewart as the Executive Director of Construction.
BNHS Students Train Puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind
Four students receive puppies to train. Read more.
Matrice Raven Named Finalist for AP of the Year
CTMS Assistant Principal receives state honors.
New Video on Northwest Educational TV
This week on Northwest Educational Television, Superintendent Karen G. Rue, Ed.D. recognizes the accomplishments of the NISD School Board Members, the adoption of more than 1,200 students, and offers a reminder about the meaning of the holidays.
Subscribe to videos on Northwest Educational Television by going to www.youtube.com/NorthwestISD and clicking on the red subscribe button on the upper right corner of the page.
Thank You for Your Feedback!
Thank you for participating in the 2016-2017 academic calendar year survey. Your feedback will provide valuable insight to the District Education Improvement Committee (DEIC). This committee is made up of parents, teachers, and community members and is responsible for developing the calendar and making a recommendation to the board.
The DEIC will review the feedback from the survey at the next committee meeting in January prior to making a recommendation to the school board for approval. The committee plans to take a recommendation to the School Board in February.
Traffic Alert - Alliance Airport Construction
Beginning the second week in January, there is an anticipated amount of construction traffic near the Alliance Airport primarily along FM 156 from the Northwest/Justin area to Alliance Airport. Lane Construction has informed Northwest ISD, there will be construction trucks traveling during the day time hours. The project is expected to last three months, and a similar operation will take place again late spring and early summer.
The district does not anticipate any delays in bus transportation at this time. As always, the safety of our students and staff is our first priority. As more specific information is released regarding road closures, the district will notify families of any potential delays in transportation.
Real Talks - Dealing with Anxiety
Each month, the Northwest ISD counseling department provides an article,
Real Talks, dedicated to addressing issues our children face and strategies parents can use at home if their child has questions or concerns. This month,Real Talks addresses dealing with anxiety. Northwest ISD encourages parents to partner with the school district by utilizing the resources provided as strategies or tips to guide the conversation with their children. Click here to read this month's article.
NISD Text Message Short Code Change
If you currently opt-in to receive text messages from Northwest ISD, you may have received a text message last week indicated a change in the short code number coming from NISD.
Please note, messages from NISD will now originate from short code 67587. You may text STOP to quit receiving text messages from NISD. If you have saved the short code for NISD in your cell phone, please change to the new number: 67587. For more information, contact 817-215-0175.
Stay in the Know When it Snows
As colder weather approaches, Northwest ISD wants families to be aware of the school district's procedures for school closings, delays, transportation, and more. Click
here for more information.