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  • Board of Trustees Recognize 860+ Students at Annual Awards Ceremony

    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 19 and Northwest High School on Thursday, May 21.

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  • Announcement for Middle School Students

    Dell has informed Northwest ISD about an engineering issue on Dell tablet chargers that have been issued to middle school students. The defective model number for the charging adapter is A00. Defective models may overheat and not charge the device. As a precautionary measure, we strongly encourage you to not use the charging device adapter, and if you choose to do so, please do not leave this device charging your child’s tablet unattended until further notice. Beginning Monday, please have your child bring their adapter to their campus to have the technology campus technicians verify and replace any chargers deemed to have engineering issues. Northwest ISD appreciates your support and will notify you as additional information is received from Dell.

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  • Two NISD Elementary Schools Receive National Character Award

    Samuel Beck and Lakeview elementary schools 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.

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  • NHS Debate Students Win 10th in Nation

    Northwest High School junior Austin Hille and Jonathan McNamee placed in the top 10 in the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions in Nebraska. After an intense round of competitions, Hille and McNamee advanced to the semi-finals where they placed 10th overall in the nation.

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  • STEM Students Receive Third Place in Claycomb Student Architecture Contest

    High school students across the state were charged with designing an ideal career and technical training classroom as part of the 2015 TASB/Claycomb Student Architecture Contest. Northwest High School juniors and Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students Keellie Quinn, Elizabeth Helfer and Diana Muhametaj received third place for their horticulture classroom building design.

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  • Registration Available for 15-16 Pre-Kindergarten

    There is still time to register for pre-kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year. There are two parts to registration: qualification and enrollment.

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  • "It's Up 2 U" Campaign

    Northwest ISD students joined forces with the One Voice, One Choice alliance to create a District-wide positive message, “It’s Up 2 U.” “It’s Up 2 U” serves to remind all of us to be proactive in preventing suicide, bullying, cyber-bullying, drug use/abuse, violence, and any self-harm.

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  • NISD Wins National Budget Presentation Award

    For 12 consecutive years, Northwest ISD has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. This award reflects the commitment of Northwest ISD to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.

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  • BNHS Student Receives Congressional Art Grand Prize Award

    Byron Nelson High School senior Solymia Bolyukh received the Congressman Burgess Congressional Art Contest Grand Prize Award. She was recognized at an awards ceremony on April 27.

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  • NISD Announces Two Tiered Bell Schedule for 2015-2016

    Northwest ISD announces a modified bell schedule effective with the 2015-2016 school year.

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  • Deadline to Register for Back to School Fair on August 15 is June 5
    Learn more about qualification for the Fair and how to volunteer by clicking here.
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  • June 4 and 5 are early release days
    Elementary Schools: 12:15 p.m.
    Steele Accelerated High School/Special Programs Center: 1:05 p.m.
    Northwest and Byron Nelson High Schools: 1:15 p.m.
    Middle Schools: 2 p.m.
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  • NISD Council of PTA
    Vendor Fair
    Saturday, May 30, 9 a.m.-1p.m.
    at Steele AHS
    Click here for more information. 
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  • Stranger Awareness
    Click here for information regarding stranger awareness and safety.  
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  • Aramark No Charging Policy
    Click here for information regarding Aramark and student account policy 
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  • Tell Us Why You Love NISD!
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  • Spend the Summer in NISD
    Click here to register for summer school opportunities.
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  • Annual Report
    The 2015 NISD Annual Report is now available. Click here to read the report. 
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  • Budget Summary Report
    Click here, to view the report.
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