June 16, 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
*High School Math Consultant Named
*Two BISD Teachers Participate in Summer Teacher Institutes
*Congratulations to Watauga Middle School
*Stuff the Bus
*BISD Football Season Tickets
*Employee Transfer Request Application
*Registration Deadline


Online Registration Begins  

July 25


July 4 Holiday
July 4


First Day of School
August 22


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High School Math Consultant Named


Cheri Sizemore, Ed.D., Richland Middle School principal, has been appointed BISD's new high school math consultant beginning with the 2011-12 school year.


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Two Birdville ISD teachers have been selected to participate in summer teacher institutes sponsored by Humanities Texas and the Center for Texas Studies at Texas Christian University.

Meaghan Burk, who teaches U.S. history at North Ridge Middle School, and Sharon Wolfe, who teaches U.S. history at Smithfield Middle School, will attend Shaping the American Republic to 1877 on the TCU campus. 


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Congratulations to Watauga Middle School for being selected for a 2011 Best Practice Making Middle Grades Work State Award (MMGW). This selective, highly competitive award is based on each of the MMGW 10 Key Practices. Watauga earned this award based on their outstanding practice in the area of Interventions with At-Risk Students.

Tarrant County United Way

Day of Action 2011 is Sponsoring

Stuff the Bus on June 21


Drop off school supplies from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  


Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex 

9200 Mid Cities Boulevard

North Richland Hills


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BISD football season tickets for 2011 are on sale from July 6 through Aug. 12 at the Fine Arts/Athletics Complex. Season ticket packets for Haltom and Richland high schools are $42 each, and Birdville High is $35. Renewal for current season ticket holders from the 2010 season is open through July 1. For information, call 817-547-5820.


Employees interested in requesting a campus transfer may access the application form online.  


> Employee Transfer Request Application  

Transfer requests will be accepted March 21 - May 2. (Extended until July 15) 
To access the Campus Transfer Request Application employees should use their PeopleSoft ID# as their login and the last four digits of their social security number as their password. Employees will be notified by a principal or campus administrator if a position becomes available at the campus requested.


Resignation Deadline


The last date for resignation for contract personnel is "not later than the 45th day before the first day of instruction of the following school year." The first day of instruction for 2011 - 2012 is August 22, 2011; therefore, the last day for all contract personnel to resign is July 7, 2011.