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NISD Elementary Campus Earns Equivalent of $201,000+ Volunteer Hours

Northwest Independent School District administration and Lakeview staff celebrated Lakeview Elementary volunteers during their volunteer appreciation breakfast for being named the Northwest ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Campus of the Year.   

Northwest ISD Announces Stephanie Espinosa, Ed.D. as Executive Director of Curriculum and Staff Development
The NISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Stephanie Espinosa, Ed.D. as the Executive Director of Curriculum and Staff Development.  Espinosa has served the students and families of NISD since 2007 and is currently the principal at Lakeview Elementary School.  She will finish the current school year as principal at Lakeview. A new principal will be named before the end of the school year. 

Northwest ISD’s Jennifer Alexander, Ed.D. Named Executive Director of Student Services
Northwest ISD’s Jennifer Alexander, Ed.D. has been named the Executive Director of Student Services.  Alexander has served as the district’s assistant director of special education since 2010.  For the past 14 years, she has worked in NISD as a special education supervisor, educational diagnostician and a special education support teacher.  She replaces Cindy Brown, Ed.D. who is retiring in August.  Alexander will begin the transition to her new position this spring.


Bill Poe to Lead the Texans as Head Football Coach
At the April 14 school board meeting, Bill Poe was approved as the head football coach at Northwest High School.  Poe is currently the assistant head football coach at Marble Falls High School.  Previously, he has coached in Longview, McKinney, Irving and Southlake.  Coach Poe will begin his position at Northwest High School next week.

TEA Approves Waiver for Missed Instructional Days
Due to inclement weather, Northwest ISD closed school on December 6, December 9, December 10 and March 3.  The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has approved a missed instructional days waiver requested from Northwest ISD for December 10 and March 3. Two bad weather make-up days have been built into the school calendar.  Students have already made up one day (February 17).  The next bad weather make-up day will be Friday, April 18.  The last day of school will be Friday, June 6. 

NISD Announces New Summer Camp Opportunity
Northwest ISD is proud to present a new summer camp, Camp ECO, at the Outdoor Learning Center.  Camp ECO (Experiencing the Challenges of Outdoors) is targeted for current NISD students entering first through fifth grades.  From archery and rock climbing to geocaching and fishing, students will explore hands-on activities that will enhance their leadership and survival skills.  Camp ECO is June 11-13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NISD’s Outdoor Learning Center.  The cost of the camp is $155, and sibling discounts are available.  Early drop-off is available, and shuttles will be available from Northwest and Byron Nelson high schools.  To register, go to  Registration closes April 30. 

Gen TX Day in NISD
GenTX Day is a statewide promotion that encourages everyone to wear a college T-shirt to celebrate the students of Generation TX.  On Friday, May 2, NISD is encouraging students at all campuses to wear a college T-shirt to promote higher education.

NISD Presents the Night of No Limits
NISD proudly presents the second annual Night of No Limits on May 29 from 6-8 p.m. at Byron Nelson High School (2775 Bobcat Boulevard, Trophy Club, 76262).  Kindergarten through high school students will present their inquiry projects and problem-based learning experiences.  Families can engage in hands-on, interactive exhibits from the Perot Museum.  Meteorologist Jeff Jamison will also showcase the Mobile 11 Storm Chasing vehicle.  

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