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Byron Nelson volleyball advances regional tournament

Congratulations to the Byron Nelson High School volleyball team for advancing to the UIL Region I tournament with its win over athletic district rival Southlake Carroll High School on Tuesday!

The Bobcats will next play Arlington Martin High School in Glen Rose at 6 p.m. Friday. This marks the first time the team has advanced to the regional tournament since 2011. The other two teams that advanced to the regional tournament are Weatherford and Hebron (another team in the Bobcats' athletic district).

Byron Nelson has consistently been ranked among the top teams in the state this season, and it is currently tied for 10th place in the coaches' poll.
District schools hosting variety of Veterans Day events on Friday
A photo of the American flag

Are you a veteran or have a veteran family member in our community? You're invited to one of the many Veterans Day festivities our schools are celebrating! Across the district, schools are slated to host several events on Friday to benefit veterans.

To see a list of events taking part at district schools, click here.
Multiple student-athletes from each comprehensive high school sign letters of intent
Northwest ISD's three comprehensive high schools - Byron Nelson, Eaton and Northwest - each celebrated multiple student-athletes signing letters of intent to play collegiate sports on Wednesday, Nov. 8, marking the first time the trio have all had senior classes at the same time.

Student-athletes who signed letters of intent include:
  • Byron Nelson: SanaƤ Barnes (volleyball and track and field, Villanova), Elle Duis (volleyball, Colorado School of Mines), Maddie Flores (softball, Regis University)
  • Eaton: Lindsay Ferkel (volleyball, Northwestern Oklahoma State), Kaylee Payne (volleyball, Texas A&M Corpus Christi), Fabiola Rivera (volleyball, Southern Arkansas) Jarod Seals (University of Arkansas at Monticello), Colby Seltzer (baseball, Tarleton State), Allyn Tyer (track and field, Texas Tech), Cade Winquest (baseball, University of Texas at Arlington)
  • Northwest: Taylor Esquivel (cross country and track and field, Cameron University), Mason Hix (University of Texas at Arlington)
Photos from each signing day can be found on  the district's Flickr account and the athletic department's online photo album.

Byron Nelson_s Fall 2017 Signing Day Class
Byron Nelson's Fall 2017 Signing Day Class

Eaton_s Fall 2017 Signing Day Class
Eaton's Fall 2017 Signing Day Class

Northwest_s Fall 2017 Signing Day Class
Northwest's Fall 2017 Signing Day Class
Superintendent answers questions on Facebook Live Q&A session
Dr. Warren on Facebook Live

Dr. Ryder Warren, Northwest ISD's superintendent, recently answered questions in a Facebook Live video chat. He addressed topics such as district growth, transportation service issues, school safety and the school board vacancy.

To watch a recording of the Q&A, click the image above or click here.
Help a student in need by providing holiday gifts through the Virtual Angel Tree

Help a child in need this year by adopting one (or more!) from Northwest ISD's Virtual Angel Tree.

The Virtual Angel Tree program allows community members to adopt district children in need to provide gifts for the holiday season. This year's virtual Angel Tree recently opened, and more than 500 angels remain available for adoption.

The suggested gift limit is $100. For those who would like to volunteer their time sorting gifts once the adoption process is complete, please email Phil Beckman, community relations specialist, at .

To adopt a child, visit .  
Limited space available in tuition-based pre-K program
A student uses a touchscreen device in pre-K

Some space is still available in Northwest ISD's tuition-based pre-kindergarten program. Additionally, enrollment in the district's state-funded pre-K program takes place on an ongoing basis for those who meet eligibility requirements.

For more information about Northwest ISD's pre-K programs, please call Deanne Colley, early childhood coordinator, at 817-215-0198 or email
Eaton hosting new play "Radium Girls" this week, beginning today
Radium Girls logo

Eaton High School's new play, "Radium Girls," begins its performance run today! Performances will take place today through Saturday at 7 p.m. each day, and a Sunday performance will take place at 2 p.m.

The play tells the true story of Grace Fryer, a dial painter who became ill from radium poisoning, a mysterious disease at the time. The play follows Fryer as she takes on her former employer in court.

Tickets are just $5 for students and senior citizens, and $10 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at this link or at the high school performing arts center prior to each show.
Community folder provides news and updates about third-party events

Northwest ISD's community folder, located at, provides district families with information about events and services in the area that are hosted by third parties (and not Northwest ISD). To view approved flyers of community events and services, click here.

These events include camps, sporting offerings, local business services and more. Simply click the "Approved Flyers" link (click the "+" icon on smartphones and mobile devices) to view all the current or upcoming events and services. Local organizations and businesses can also provide information on this website to offer their flyers for distribution in the community folder.
Upcoming events
  • Nov. 9-11: "Radium Girls" Play Performances
    (details; Eaton High School)
  • Nov. 13: BME Academy Fundraiser
    (details; On the Border Fossil Creek and Roanoke)
  • Nov. 20-21: Student Holidays
    (all district schools)
  • Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving Break
    (all district schools)
  • Nov. 30-Dec 3: "Junie B. Jones" Musical Performances
    (details; Northwest High School)
  • Dec. 9: Byron Nelson Dazzler Holiday Craft Show
    (details; Byron Nelson High School)
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