January 7, 2011

The communications department publishes the employee newsletter "e-nlightened" each week so 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.
In This Issue
* Attendance
* Anything Goes
* The Wizard of Oz
* Phone Message Reminder
* Pink Out
* Adult Education
* Retirement Deadline
* C.O.R.E. Values

Upcoming Events

Semester Test/Student Half Day
Jan. 13 & 14

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Jan. 17


Staff Development

Jan. 28


Texas Public Schools Week

Mar. 7-11


Spring Break

Mar. 14-18

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BISD's Fine Arts Department Presents...

All BISD personnel receive one free ticket with their BISD ID.
Phone Message Reminder

 PhoneAs we return from the holiday, please make sure all phone messages reflect current information for your campus or department.  
Campus principals need to make sure that the main campus voice mail message reflect pertinent information for your campus.

RHSThe Richland High School varsity girls basketball team hosted a "Pink Out" game against Trinity on Dec. 7. The game raised $1,076.76 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. 
New Adult Education Classes for Spring

Birdville ISD has new adult education classes scheduled for the spring that empower individuals to become self sufficient, with skills necessary for future employment and personal success. Classes are:  Introduction to Computers, Web Design, Tool Time, Culinary Arts - Tricks of the Trade, and MAC Basics. In addition, they offer career counseling services. Classes begin Jan. 31 and end March 30. For registration information, call 817-547-3800.

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Deadline for Claiming Compensation for Unused Leave Retirement is February 1

To qualify for this benefit, an employee must:

  • Submit notice of retirement to Personnel Services no later than February 1 of the school year they plan to retire; 
  • Be eligible for retirement under Teacher Retirement System of Texas; and
  • Have been employed by the Birdville School District, with no break in service, for a minimum of five (5) years.

Questions regarding retirement should be directed to Lisa Vargas in Personnel Services at 5739.

 BISD's athletes are learning about the C.O.R.E. value "Empathy."

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