Jan. 23, 2020
High schools hosting showcases for incoming students on Feb. 3
An image with text saying High School Showcase February 3 at your local high school
Each of Northwest ISD's high schools will host a showcase from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, where incoming freshman can learn about campus programs and opportunities as well as high school in general. While the event is aimed at new students, any current Northwest ISD student and their family is welcome to attend.
Community input on 2020-21 district calendar extended
Following community input, an second poll is now taking place regarding the district's 2020-21 calendar. The new poll features the most popular version of the calendar from the previous poll (with an Aug. 13 start date and May 21 end date) as well as a calendar that moves start and end dates back a week (Aug. 20 and May 28), as that was a popular request in previous input.
Paige Flickinger earns second straight Gatorade Texas Player of the Year title
For the second consecutive year, Byron Nelson High School's Paige Flickinger has earned the title of Gatorade Texas Volleyball Player of the Year! Paige is the first player in more than a decade to win the award in consecutive years. The player who most recently won the award in back-to-back years before Paige is her coach, Brianne Groth.
Dr. Warren provides update in newest Superintendent Report
Dr. Ryder Warren, district superintendent, recently sat down in the NHSTV studios to provide his latest update as part of his regular Superintendent Report. In this update, Dr. Warren detailed how the district's Long-Range Planning Committee looked at population growth and school conditions to determine a recommendation for a possible bond proposal, among other topics.
Byron Nelson, Eaton cheer squads earn top-three finishes at UIL state meet
The Byron Nelson and Eaton cheerleading squads pose for a photo at the UIL state meet
Congratulations to the Byron Nelson and Eaton cheerleading squads for earning top-three finishes at this past weekend's UIL Spirit State Championships! Both teams competed in 6A Division II, the largest classification, with the Bobcats earning second place and the Eagles finishing third.
Free sessions offered through Parent Education Program
A photo of three people holding hands with text that parenting is tough we can help
Northwest ISD’s Parent Education Program is designed to provide parents and guardians with the tools necessary to support students of all ages. Workshops and events are created as opportunities for parents and guardians to learn ways to promote the optimal development and success of their child. Join us for lively conversations hosted by NISD staff at schools across the district. Session topics include (but are not limited to) social emotional health, managing conflict, learning responsibility, building resiliency, and maintaining appropriate friendships. Upcoming sessions include Love & Logic and The Gift of Adolescence. You can request a workshop for a campus at this link.
Drill teams hosting showcase Jan. 27
Members of the district's three high school drill teams in a collage
Northwest ISD's three high school drill teams and the district middle school dance team will host a joint showcase at Northwest High School on Monday, Jan. 27. The event is free to attend and will begin at 6:45 p.m.
Education foundation scholarship application now open
Eaton High School graduate Caitlyn Scott accepts a $2,000 scholarship from the Northwest ISD Education Foundation’s NCP Community Scholar Fund
High school seniors who graduate this school year can now complete Northwest ISD Education Foundation's online scholarship application, which will allow them to compete for several scholarship opportunities. The application is open through Wednesday, March 4, for students who have attended a Northwest ISD high school since at least the first day of the 2019-20 school year. This year, NEF will award more than $50,000 in scholarships!
District offers developmental screening for young children
The logo for Parents as Teacher's Model Affiliate distinction
Through the Family Involvement Parents as Teachers program, Northwest ISD offers developmental screenings for children who are 6 months to 5 years old and not yet in kindergarten. This service, which is open to families who live within district boundaries, assesses fine and gross motor skills, social and emotional development, problem-solving ability, and communications skills. To sign up, click the link below. For more details, email Cynthia Elliott, program coordinator at celliott@nisdtx.org.
Byron Nelson, Eaton hosting family-friendly Disney musicals
Byron Nelson and Eaton high schools will soon host their newest family-friendly musicals based on Disney productions. Byron Nelson is now hosting "Beauty and the Beast" from today to Jan. 26, while Eaton will host "The Little Mermaid" from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. Each set of performances begins promptly at 7 p.m. for the first three days and at 2 p.m. for the final day. Tickets are $5 per student and $10 per adult; district staff, pass holders and Gold Card members receive free admission. Tickets are now available for purchase online (or reservation for those who receive free admission). Click here to purchase or reserve BNHS tickets, or click here to purchase or reserve EHS tickets.
Upcoming events
  • Jan. 23-26: "Beauty and the Beast" Musical (Byron Nelson High School; details)
  • Jan. 27: Drill Team Showcase (Northwest High School; details)
  • Jan. 28: Eaton Cheer Tryout Meeting (Eaton High School; details)
  • Jan. 30: School Board Meeting (Administration Building)
  • Jan. 30, 31: Parent Workshop on Adolescence (Chisholm Trail Middle School; details)
  • Feb. 3: High School Showcase (All High Schools; details)
  • Feb. 6: Northwest Cheer Tryout Meeting (Northwest High School; details)
  • Feb. 7: Play to Learn Development Playground (Special Programs Center; details)