Sept. 12, 2019
Watch a recording of Tuesday's Facebook Live video chat
Dr. Ryder Warren, superintendent of schools, held a Facebook Live video chat on Tuesday regarding the start of the 2019-20 school year, and a recording is now available online. Following Dr. Warren's overview, which covered areas such as bus transportation and meal services, audience members asked questions. To view the recording, click the image above.
Cox music teacher prepares students for school with relaxing tunes
What better way to start your day than some music? Cox Elementary School music teacher Drew Bradley helps students prepare for a great day by welcoming them with tunes on the piano, guitar or other instruments. Catch a glimpse of Mr. Bradley in action in our new video segment, NISD Now, by clicking the image above!
Middle school musical, 'Frozen Jr.,' taking place Sept. 12-14
Frozen Jr. logo
Northwest ISD's annual middle school musical will host performances Sept. 12 to 14, adapting the popular Disney movie "Frozen." Students from middle schools across the district star in the production, which is open to attendees of all ages. Additionally, Eaton and Northwest's theatre departments will soon host productions of their own.
High school homecomings taking place in October
Homecoming games are about a month way! Byron Nelson will host the district's first 2019-20 homecoming game on Oct. 4, followed by Eaton on Oct. 11 and Northwest on Oct. 18. Homecoming kings and queens will be crowned either before the game or during halftime, depending on the school. Additionally, each school will host events and dances the week of homecoming. More information on specific events will be available on the district homepage soon.
Limited space in tuition-based pre-kindergarten still available
A limited amount of space remains available in some Northwest ISD tuition-based pre-kindergarten classrooms, and registration can still be processed. Information about the tuition-based program can be found on this link, and a video about pre-K can be seen by clicking above.
Scheduled giving for North Texas Giving Day open, consider supporting NEF
The 11th annual North Texas Giving Day takes place Thursday, Sept. 19. North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour giving extravaganza where the community members are invited to support local organizations. If you choose to donate to the Northwest ISD Education Foundation, your dollars support district educators and students through scholarships for graduating seniors and teaching grants for educators. This year AccessBank Texas has agreed to match donations dollar for dollar up to $3,500. Learn more at 
Plate it Forward for NEF
On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Houlihan’s in Alliance Town Center will donate 15 percent of all food proceeds to the Northwest ISD Education Foundation when you mention NEF or bring in a flyer. The fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and raises funds to support NISD educators and students through teaching grants and student scholarships. 
Upcoming events
  • Sept. 12-14: Middle School Musical (Byron Nelson High School; flyer)
  • Sept. 17: NEF Plate it Forward (Houlihan's Alliance Town Center; details above)
  • Sept. 23: 6:30 p.m. School Board Meeting (Administration Board Room)
  • Sept. 24: New to NISD Family Meeting (Administration Board Room; details)
  • Oct. 4: Byron Nelson High School Homecoming Game (Northwest ISD Stadium)
  • Oct. 11: Eaton High School Homecoming Game (Northwest ISD Stadium)
  • Oct. 11: End of First Nine-Week Grading Period (districtwide)
  • Oct. 18: Northwest High School Homecoming Game (Northwest ISD Stadium)
  • Oct. 24-25: Northwest "Shakespeare in Love" Play (Northwest High School; details)