With the 101st pick overall in the 3rd round of the Major League Baseball draft, Northwest High School’s Dustin May was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
At the June 16 Northwest ISD School Board Meeting, Suzie McNeese, Ed.D., was approved as the district’s new director of student services, and Micah Gierkey was approved as the director of special education.
At the June 16 School Board Meeting, Superintendent Karen G. Rue, Ed.D. recommended John Booles as the principal of Sendera Ranch Elementary School.
The Northwest ISD Class of 2016 earned approximately $32,742,990 in scholarships, doubling the amount of dollars received since 2014.
Two of Northwest’s principals, Eric Drewery, Ed.D. of Medlin Middle School and Carri Eddy, Ed.D. of Eaton High School, were selected recently to participate in a summer leadership program at The Principals’ Center through the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
It was a very successful outing for Northwest ISD athletes during the 2016 UIL State Track & Field Competitions held at the Mike Myers Track Complex in Austin. Six athletes representing Byron Nelson HS, Eaton HS and Northwest HS all qualified for state competition earlier in the spring.
Northwest High School Principal Jason Childress has been named the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) Region XI Principal of the Year. V.R. Eaton High School Associate Principal Philo Waters, Ed.D., has been named the TASSP Region XI Assistant Principal of the Year.
On May 25-28, NISD sent four teams to the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville Tennessee. Tidwell Middle School’s French Toast Mafia received first place out of 57 teams in the Instant Challenge competition.
The Northwest ISD Board of Trustees honored the district’s top students for their achievements in regional, state, national and international competitions at Byron Nelson High School on Tuesday, May 17, Northwest High School on Thursday, May 19 and Eaton High School on Tuesday, May 24.
On May 20, Northwest ISD community members and staff celebrated the renovations at the district’s Outdoor Learning Center with a ‘topping out’ luncheon hosted by Northstar.
Northwest ISD strives to provide dynamic learning experiences to ensure all students are future-ready learners. At the May 23 School Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees adopted the 2016-2021 Long Range Technology Plan.
Byron Nelson High School junior Drew Buslow and sophomore Luke Chitwood have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association’s (NSDA) National Tournament. Buslow and Chitwood will compete in June in the World Schools Debate and Original Oratory in Salt Lake City, Utah.