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September  18, 2009

BISD Web LinkThe Communications Department produces the employee newsletter "e-nlightened" each week so that staff can keep in touch with what is going on across the district. E-mail your pictures and a brief description to Communications and we will include them as space permits. 
Flu Information 
BISD has been planning and preparing for a wonderful school year. It is our goal that all students have a healthy and productive year. Still, we know there are concerns about a possible return or resurgence of the H1N1 flu virus.
The district has developed a Web site with a wide variety of resources on the flu (Type A and H1N1) for parents.
> Flu Information
Educator Evening in the Cultural District
Don't Miss Educator Evening in the Cultural District next Thursday, September 24 in Ft. Worth! This is an opportunity to:    
  • Learn about the unique resources available to support your teaching objectives;
  • Enjoy free entry to current exhibits at Fort Worth's renowned Art, Science and History institutions; and
  • Refreshments, Fun, lots of free handouts, activity ideas and more.

This special evening just for teachers, is a chance to become familiar with the education staff and receive free resources from every participating site.
> Learn More

"Stop Bullying Now"
North Ridge Middle School is offering a parent education program from 7:15-8:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the cafeteria. The program "Stop Bullying Now" will be presented by Susanne Hutchinson from Texas PTA. The program examines the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques, and legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying.  

> Learn More

SAT Preparation

HaltomHaltom High School is hosting a six-week SAT preparation program from Saturday, Sept. 26 through Nov. 7 at Haltom High. The course will be taught by Revolution Prep.  
Revolution Prep is offering an Educator Discount for children of any BISD employee. The discount saves up to 50 percent off the price of courses or $250 off private tutoring.  To sign up your child, call 877.REV.PREP and request the Educator Discount. For questions concerning Revolution Prep, their available scholarships, or the programs being offered at Haltom High, call Sara Gray at 817.733.2821 or e-mail at sara.gray@revolutionprep.com

Fifth-Grade Class Reunion

 Birdville Elementary's 1973-74 fifth-grade class recently had a reunion. 
> Then

Quick Links


2009-10 Calendar Update

The 2009-10 Academic calendar has been updated due to a late change in testing dates from TEA. 
Adult Education Classes
BISD offers adult education classes at the Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning.
> Fall Classes

Upcoming Events

Professional Learning/Student Holiday
October 9 & 12
College & Career Night
November 2, 6-8 p.m.
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 25-27