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  • NISD Offers ACT to Juniors

    Northwest ISD is offering the ACT on April 28 to Juniors at no cost. The ACT consists of four multiple choice tests: English, mathematics, reading, and science. Additionally, students are being given the optional writing assessment to meet the requirements for admission to many universities.

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  • BNHS Business Academy Students Named National Champions as First Year Team

    In its first year as a firm, the Byron Nelson High School Virtual Enterprise International (VEI) Business Program has been named national champions at the Global Business Challenge and International Trade Show. The BNHS team, along with the top 23 teams in the nation out of more than 500 firms, competed and pitched their companies at the Microsoft Headquarters to 19 judges.

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  • NISD Names New Executive Director of Secondary Education

    At the April 13 school board meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Logan Faris, Ed.D. as the district’s new Executive Director of Secondary Education. Currently, Dr. Faris is the principal at McKinney High School in McKinney ISD where he has led the campus since 2012.

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  • Lakeview Elementary Wins Volunteer Campus of the Year Award

    For the second consecutive year, Lakeview Elementary School has been named the Partners in Education Campus of the Year.

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  • Three NISD Teams Advance to Global Destination Imagination Finals

    The Blastoff Besties from Beck Elementary, the Spectacular 7 from Lakeview Elementary and the Nerdy Birdies from Roanoke Elementary will advance to the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville.

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  • Why Memorial Day?

    Northwest ISD appreciates concerns from parents and community members regarding the second bad weather make-up day on Monday, May 25. The district wants to assure parents that their concerns are heard. This was not an easy decision to make. Much thought was put into this decision based on the guidelines from the Texas Education Agency given to local districts. Click the article to read more.

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  • NISD to Host Third Annual Back to School Fair

    Northwest ISD is partnering with United Way of Denton County to host the third annual Northwest Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 15 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Pike Middle School (2200 Texan Drive, Justin, 76247).

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