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.
On May 11, V.R. Eaton High School students hosted a tour of Northwest ISD’s newest comprehensive high school campus for City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price.
“Life is about a collection of moments,” said Samuel Beck Elementary School Principal Sandy Conklin as he addressed a crowd of more than 800 people after being announced the winner of the H-E-B Excellence in Education Elementary Principal Award at the gala on May 13. This is one of those moments Principal Conklin will always remember in his 18 years as an educator.
“A dollar wasted on energy is a dollar lost to education,” declares Northwest ISD Energy Manager Charles Ashby.
Roanoke and Granger elementary schools and Medlin Middle School are the recipients of a Promising Practices Award from Character.org. The campuses received this award for an effective strategy used to develop good character in young people.
The Gene Pike Varsity Women’s Select Choir has been selected as one of only three treble choirs in the entire state to perform on May 7 for the 2016 Middle School/Junior High National Conference for Choral Music.
Northwest High School senior Austin Hille will advance to the National Speech and Debate Association Tournament in Salt Lake City this June after winning first place in dramatic interpretation at the National Qualifier in Plano earlier this month.