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October  16, 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. 

Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31

Birdville ISD will observe Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31. This year's theme is "REACH for the STARS! Stay Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Free!" Special events are planned district wide for each day.
Major Cheney Elementary at South Birdville Dedication Event

Congratulations to Phyllis Scott

Congratulations to Phyllis Scott, Birdville High School assistant principal, for being named the Region XI TASSP High School Assistant Principal of the Year for 2009.
"Strengths in the Workplace" Newsletter
BAEOP Scholarship Fundraiser
Great buys for holiday baking needs & gift-giving. Proceeds benefit BISD seniors through the BAEOP scholarship program. Order deadline is October 27.
BISD Offers Free "Spanish for Educators" Classes
The Special Services Department is offering a series of FREE Spanish classes for any BISD staff member, including our School Resource Officers.  There are beginner and intermediate classes this fall and early spring. Rocio Paredes, BISD Title I parent involvement specialist, is teaching the classes.
> Spanish for Educators Flyer
Travel Forms Available Online
The district's travel policy and related online forms/instructions are now available online on the Business, Accounting and Payroll Web site. Effective immediately, all district travelers will use these online forms. Please review the district travel policy and the form instructions.  If you have any questions, please contact the business office.

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2009-10 Wildcat Fun Run
North Ridge Middle School's Sixth Annual Wildcat Fun Run is Saturday, Oct. 24 at the school. The one mile begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K at 8:30 a.m. For information, call 817.547.5200 or visit the Web site.
BHS Project Celebration
Birdville High School's Project Celebration 2010 has a Web site for upcoming fundraising activities. The address is www.bhspc2010.com.
2009-2010 Grant Application Guidelines
Birdville Education FoundationPurpose:
The Birdville Education Foundation has established a Grant Award Program.  The grants are to be used to fund innovative programs in which budgeted dollars are not available or for other areas that will enhance educational opportunities and results for Birdville students.
Persons eligible to apply for grants:
Individuals or teams who are employed by Birdville ISD and are involved in the direct instruction of students are eligible to apply for grants.  Teachers may apply for up to three individual grants per year.
Deadline:  Nov. 20

Upcoming Events

National Boss's Day
October 16
Red Ribbon Week
October 23-31
Major Cheney Elementary at South Birdville
Dedication Event
November 2, 4-5 p.m.
College & Career Night
November 2, 6-8 p.m.
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 25-27