May 2, 2019
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Election Day voting for new school board trustee takes place May 4
A vote here sign
With early voting now concluded, Election Day on May 4 is the last opportunity to vote for a candidate to take the vacant place on the Northwest ISD school board. Candidates recently took part in a forum discussing their views, which can be seen by clicking the button below. For more information about voting, visit www.votetexas.gov.
Registration for 2019-20 school year open
Registration for the 2019-20 school year is now open! For families of returning students, emails were sent out in mid-April with a link and "snap code" to register their children for the upcoming school year. Clicking on this link will have most information already filled out for each child (and separate emails will be sent for families with multiple students). Families who will be new to the district can enroll online for the upcoming year as well.
Thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who took part in Northwest Reads
Thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who read to students across Northwest ISD last week! Volunteers read to children at every district elementary school as part of Northwest Reads, an annual event that encourages childhood literacy. To watch a video of the event, click the button below.
Graduation ceremonies take place in about a month
Comprehensive high schools will hold graduation ceremonies on June 3 at the University of North Texas Coliseum at the following times: Eaton at 10 a.m., Northwest at 2 p.m. and Byron Nelson at 6 p.m. Steele Accelerated High School's graduation will take place 7 p.m. May 31 at Northwest High School's Vernon Solomon Performing Arts Center. All ceremonies will be livestreamed, with details to come.
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AlphaBEST offering summer services after school year concludes
AlphaBEST, Northwest ISD's after-school care provider, will continue offering services after the school year concludes. Summer camp hosted by AlphaBEST lasts from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is open to all elementary students who are at least 5 years old and are no further in school than entering sixth grade.
NEF gala's silent auction open, dollar drive taking place
NEF Dollar Drive text with a child's photo
The Northwest ISD Education Foundation will host its annual gala this Saturday, and you can support by bidding in the silent auction. Additionally, parents and guardians enrolling their children for 2019-20 can take part in the NEF Dollar Drive by making a tax-deductible donation during the registration process. NEF raises funds for student scholarships and teaching grants, with the funding going directly back to these Northwest ISD initiatives.
Summer camp registrations beginning
A student from last summer's TechnoCamp
Dozens of camps for students will take place this summer across Northwest ISD, providing academic, athletic and fine arts opportunities. While some camps will open registration closer to the end of the school year, many academic camps are now open for registration, including Camp Invention, Destination Imagination Camp, Summer Science Blastoff and TechnoCamp.
Upcoming events
  • May 4: Election Day (districtwide)
  • May 10: 4:30 p.m. Immunization Clinic (Byron Nelson High School)
  • May 21: 11:30 a.m. Spanish Storytime (Rhome Public Library; details)
  • May 27: District Holiday (districtwide)
  • May 30: Early Release (districtwide)
  • May 31: Last Day of 2018-19/Early Release (districtwide)
  • May 31: 7 p.m. Steele Graduation (NHS PAC)
  • June 3: EHS, NHS, BNHS Graduations (UNT Coliseum)
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