This Week in BISD: September 14th, 2015
BISD campuses are hosting “Meet the Teacher” events. The schedule is as follows: (Grade level)
Sept. 14 Haltom High, 6 p.m.
Sept. 17 North Oaks Middle, 6 p.m.
Richland Elementary’s “Wear Birdville High School Shirts to School” day is Monday, Sept. 14 in honor of the BHS Homecoming Parade.
Birdville Elementary is hosting a first-grade parent meeting night at 6 p.m. Sept. 15.
Birdville Elementary is hosting a kindergarten parent meeting night at 6 p.m. Sept. 17.
Foster Village Elementary’s PTA meeting begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17.
Richland Elementary is hosting a Grandparents Dinner from 6–7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. The cost is $5 person. For information, call 817-547-2000.
Binion Elementary’s Parent Information Night is Sept. 17. Prekindergarten through second-grade begins at 6 p.m. Third- through fifth-grade begins at 6:30 p.m.
Snow Heights Elementary’s individual picture day is Sept. 17.
Snow Heights Elementary’s Grandparents Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 18 in the cafeteria.
Spicer Elementary’s movie night for kindergarten through fifth-grade families is from 6–8 p.m. Sept. 18 in the cafeteria. Concessions will be available. For information, call 817-547-3300.
Richland High School’s TheatRebels production of “The True History of the Tragic Life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana: The Ugliest Woman in the World” is Saturday, Sept. 19 through Tuesday, Sept. 22 in the RHS Black Box. Show times are: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20; 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Spicer Elementary’s PTA Parent Information Night is from 6–7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the cafeteria.
North Ridge Elementary’s Back-to-School Picnic begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21.
Green Valley Elementary’s PTA Meeting and Hot Dog Dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 21 in the cafeteria.
North Ridge Elementary’s Positive Proof pictures are Sept. 22.
Spicer Elementary’s World’s Finest Chocolate Fundraiser is Sept. 22 – Oct. 8. For information, call 817-547-3300.
Birdville Elementary is hosting a fifth-grade Parent Meeting Night at 6 p.m. Sept. 22.
Spicer Elementary’s Cowboys Rowdy Show/Dallas Cowboys Day! (Rowdy’s Anti-Bullying Show) is Sept. 25 in the big gym. Kindergarten, first- and second-grade students are from 8:30–9:15 a.m. Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students are from 9:30–10:15 a.m.
Binion Elementary’s Chocolate Fundraiser Kickoff is Sept. 22. It will run through Oct. 8.
BISD’s 23rd annual Career & Technology Education Advisory Committee Scholarship Golf Scramble is Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Iron Horse Golf Course in North Richland Hills. The entry deadline is Sept. 14. Tee-off is at 8 a.m. with lunch following at 12:30 p.m. The fee for individuals is $95 and teams are $380. Registration includes: greens fee, cart, golf balls, tees and lunch. Proceeds from the Scholarship Scramble benefit BISD Career & Technology Education students who plan to continue their education. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For registration or hole sponsor information, call 817-547-5786 or e-mail email@example.com.
Francisco Elementary’s fifth-grade students leave for Camp Grady Spruce at 9 a.m. Sept. 23. They will return to the school at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25.
Spicer Elementary’s ASPIRE Parent Information Night is from 5:30–6:30 p.m. Sep 24.
Haltom Middle School’s annual Hispanic Heritage Night is from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Sept. 24.
North Ridge Elementary’s Hat Day is Sept. 25. Donate $1 to the fifth-grade camp fund, and you can wear your hat to school.
Shannon High School is hosting a Blood Drive from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sept. 25 in the auditorium. For information, call
Spicer Elementary’s fall picture day is Sept. 28 in the small gym.
Vision and hearing screening at Francisco Elementary is all day Sept. 29–30. For information, call 817-547-1700.
Watauga Middle School’s band is selling Texas Rangers tickets and game coupons. For $40, you get four tickets and six coupons, each one good for two half-off tickets. Tickets and coupons are good for home games through Oct. 1. For information, contact Laurie Engelby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-547-4841.
Foster Village Elementary’s Chocolate Fundraiser Kickoff is Sept. 29.
Richland Elementary is having a Spirit Night from 5–9 p.m. Sept. 29 at Spring Creek Barbeque. Spring Creek is at 1509 Airport Freeway in Bedford. Proceeds will help fourth-grade students go on a field trip to Austin in March.
North Ridge Elementary’s Art Day is Oct. 2.
Birdville High School’s Golden Motion dance team is hosting the 2015 Birdville Junior Dance Clinic from 9 a.m. – noon Oct. 3 in the gym at BHS. If you register by Sept. 23, the cost is $30. After Sept. 23, the cost is $40. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/15jrgmotioncamp.
North Ridge Elementary’s Spirit Day is Oct. 8.
Green Valley Elementary’s College Day is Oct. 6.
Green Valley Elementary’s Gator Run-A-Thon is Oct. 8. This is an all-day schoolwide fundraiser.
Green Valley Elementary’s fall pictures are Oct. 14.
Green Valley Elementary’s Pink Day is Oct. 15. For information, call 817-547-3400.
Green Valley Elementary’s Gator Greats Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 16 in the library.
Richland High School’s Rebels baseball boosters are having a car show from noon–4 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Ace Mart parking lot on Denton Highway.
BISD is accepting online applications for parent/community volunteers for the 2015‒16 school year. New and returning volunteers can submit or renew their applications online atwww.birdvilleschools.net/volunteerapplication.
BISD has an employee recognition program called “A Touch of Class.” This program is an opportunity for students, staff, parents and community members to recognize employees for the extra-ordinary things they do for children and the district. For information, or to make a nomination, visit the district’s website at birdvilleschools.net.
Birdville ISD and JPS have joined together to provide two school-based clinics in the district. One is in Haltom City at 2807 Layton Ave., and the other is on the south side of The Academy at C.F. Thomas at 8200 O’Brian Way in North Richland Hills. The clinics treat students in BISD and their siblings, ages newborn to 18 years old. Services include: well-child visits, sports physicals, acute care, chronic illnesses (asthma, diabetes), immunizations, and much more. The clinic does not have X-ray capabilities or dental services. They see uninsured or Medicaid students that do not have a specified primary care physician. For appointments, call 817-702-4861 (Haltom City) or 817-702-4855 (The Academy at C.F. Thomas).