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January 28, 2010

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. 

Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

Board0910The Board of Trustees met in regular session on Thursday, January 28. The following link will provide you a summary of actions taken at their meeting.

Battle of the Books Winners Announced

Battle of Books

Earned Income Tax Credit
You may qualify for an Earned Income Tax Credit if your income falls into one of the following catagories:
  • Less than $43,279 ($48,279 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children;
  • Less than $40,295 ($45,295 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children;
  • Less than $35,463 ($40,463 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child; or 
  • Less than $13,440 ($18,440 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children.
Please click on these links for further information or to access a form W-5 to fill out.  For additional information, call Katie Bowman at 5747.
> W-5 Form

Fine Art's Performances

HaltomHaltom High School's fine arts department will present "The Music Man" in the Haltom High Theater Jan. 30 - Feb. 2. Show times are:  Sunday, Jan. 31 at 3 p.m.; Monday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. For tickets, call 817.547.6126.

RHS 2Richland High School's Chorale will present two concerts in preparation for their performance as an invited choir at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention in San Antonio.  The public is invited to attend.  Admission is free. Performances are Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Birdville High School and Sunday, Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Hurst. The Chorale will perform at TMEA at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 in the Texas Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Antonio.

Richland High School's TheatRebels will be presenting an educational theatre premiere, "PLAY BALL" at 7 p.m. Feb 4-6 and Feb 8, and 2 p.m. on Feb 7 in the auditorium. "PLAY BALL" is the 1927 script that was later developed in the Broadway smash musical "CHICAGO." Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for students and $8 for adults. All BISD employees receive on complimentary ticket. For information, call 817.547.7058.


Employee Discount Page Updated

Businesses in the community offer a variety of discounts to BISD employees. Visit the employee discount page often so you do not miss any of these great opportunities.


The newest disount is listed below:




Dallas Mavericks offer special discounts to BISD employees.

> Employee Discount Page

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Quick Links


Cancer Support Group

"The Circle of Heart" is BISD's Cancer Support Group sponsored by the Guidance and Counseling Department. This group is for employees, caregivers, and friends.


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Blood Drive

The Shannon Learning Center is hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the school. Register for a time online or call Tammy Wright at 817.547.5461.


> Register online


Upcoming Events

National School Counselor Week
February 1-5
Student Holiday/Professional Learning

February 15
  Diagnosticians Week 
March 8-12
 Spring Break 
March 15-19
 Bad Weather Make-up Day
Friday, April 2