May 7, 2020
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Congratulations to Fawn Rohrer and Lisa Day, 2019-20 Teachers of the Year
Fawn Rohrer and Lisa Day pose for photos after winning Teachers of the Year
Congratulations to our 2019-20 district Teachers of the Year, Fawn Rohrer and Lisa Day! Mrs. Rohrer, a reading interventionist at Lakeview, was named the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Day, an English teacher at Northwest, was named the Secondary Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to these excellence teachers as well as the Exemplar Educators (seen in the link below) from all of our campuses!
Welcome home, Wilson nurse Kristy Edney
Wilson Nurse Kristy Edney holds flowers
Welcome home, Kristy Edney, Wilson Middle School nurse! Mrs. Edney returned home to a caravan of dozens of cars with community members thanking her for providing medical assistance in New York, where she helped fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Graduations taking place May 26 at Texas Motor Speedway
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As announced last week, we are excited to host graduation ceremonies for all four district high schools at Texas Motor Speedway on May 26! This venue will allow us to properly honor our seniors while providing ample space to meet health guidelines. Expect more information leading up to the ceremonies with specific guidelines about the events.
Watch recording of Facebook Live from Wednesday
Dr. Ryder Warren, superintendent of schools, hosted a Facebook Live video chat yesterday, May 6, with the latest news of the district's facilities closure and answers to top questions. One of the more notable aspects of the conversation was the discussion of graduation plans. To watch the recording, click the button below.
Congratulations to valedictorians, salutatorians
The back of a graduation cap during a ceremony
Northwest ISD's four district high schools are proud to announce the valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2020! Congratulations to these eight students for their impending graduation at the top of their class. To see a list of this students along with their planned colleges, planned majors and hometown, click the button below.
Matrice Raven named next principal of Adams Middle School
A headshot of Matrice Raven
At their April 27 school board meeting, Northwest ISD trustees unanimously approved Matrice Raven, Ed.D., current principal of Chisholm Trail Middle School, as the next principal of Adams Middle School, effective after the conclusion of the current school year. The district expects to name her successor at Chisholm Trail in the coming weeks.
Reminders on district response plans for coronavirus
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Northwest ISD facilities will remain physically closed through the end of the school year. As we continue to work through this unforeseen situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, please remember that all information regarding Northwest ISD's response can be found at www.nisdtx.org/coronavirus. This webpage will include links to previous district communication, resources, answers to frequently asked questions and more.
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Byron Nelson symphony orchestra to play at prestigious international convention
The 2019-20 Byron Nelson Symphony Orchestra stands following a performnace
Congratulations to the Byron Nelson symphony orchestra for its selection to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic! Roughly 50 musical groups perform each year at the international conference, placing the Bobcats in distinguished company.
Wilson student wins National PTA Reflections award for photography
A cropped photo of Makenna's photo of lightbulbs
Congratulations to Wilson Middle School student Makenna Morgan for earning the Award of Excellence in the National PTA’s Reflections competition! She is one of just 12 students from Texas honored this year in the annual competition.
Adams student’s art wins Holocaust, genocide awareness recognition
Elizabeth's winning artwork in cropped form
Congratulations to Adams Middle School student Elizabeth Messina for being honored in a state commission's art contest raising awareness for the Holocaust and other genocides. She is one of just four middle school students recognized by the commission.
Change how your student's class sends you notifications
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Want to change how you receive notifications from your student's class? By signing up for notifications in Remind, you can modify how you receive messages from your child's teacher. You can receive notifications via text, email or app push notification (or any combination of these methods). For registration instructions, click the button below. Once you've registered, more detailed instructions for notification settings can be seen here.
Reminder: Facilities closed, including playgrounds and athletic complexes
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Please remember that all Northwest ISD buildings and facilities are currently closed; this includes all playgrounds and sports complexes. Do not climb fences to access these facilities. Thank you for your understanding as we adhere to best health practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online enrollment for 2020-21 school year ongoing
Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year is now open and ongoing. Families of returning students received emails with links to re-enroll their children for the coming school year. Families of returning students can also log into Home Access Center, select the "Registration" icon, then the "Update Enrollment" tab, and click "Start" to reenroll their children.
Find how to support Northwest ISD students during Facebook Live tomorrow
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The Northwest ISD Education Foundation and Partners in Education will host a Facebook Live at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, May 8, to discuss how each role supports Northwest ISD, share iNvest2Serve updates and answer your questions! Both organizations are hard at work supporting Northwest ISD students in need. To participate in the video chat, visit the Northwest ISD Education Foundation page on the social network’s website or mobile app. If you do not see the video at 12:30 p.m., please refresh the page.
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