Dr. Warren Named NISD's Lone Finalist
At the June 27 School Board Meeting, Board of Trustees named Ryder Warren, Ed.D. as the lone finalist for Northwest ISD Superintendent of Schools. Learn more about Dr. Warren and the superintendent search process at www.nisdtx.org/supersearch.
New Website Coming Friday!
The district will reveal a new website this weekend.  The transition will begin on Friday, July 1. The site web address will still be www.nisdtx.org.
Enroll for School Online
August 22 is the first day of school.  Register your child for the 2016-2017 school year here
New to the district? Click here to learn about your new school district community.
500+ Participate in Summer TechnoCamp
Students are building Lego creations and learning all about programming this summer. Read more.

NISD Earns National Awards for Communication
The Northwest ISD communications department has received two awards from the National School Public Relations Association's Publications and Electronic Media Contest. The team received an Honorable Mention for the I Love NISD Social Media Campaign and an Honorable Mention for the On the Grow video production. Last year, NISD implemented a communication plan to unite families, the district's 14 communities, and staff to share 'why they love NISD.' Through the social media campaign, the department was able to raise awareness about Northwest ISD and share what makes NISD unique and innovative. The On the Grow video series is developed to showcase Northwest ISD's fast growth, as well as share information about bond campaigns and construction updates.
NISD's communication efforts were recognized from more than 960 entries across the nation. Members from the Northwest ISD communications team include: Jerhea Nail, Cindy Metting, Emily Conklin, Jerry Cantu, Phil Beckman, Rachel Bobbitt, Melissa Shawn, and Karen Wiechman.
Budget Approved for 2016-2017 School Year
At the June 27 School Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees adopted the budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The process of planning for the upcoming year's budget begins in January and consists of training, updates and workshops with the Board of Trustees, and public meetings held during regular School Board Meetings.

NISD has received numerous state, national and international awards for financial reporting, financial accountability, budget presentation, and purchasing operations. On Monday, financial services was recognized by the NISD Board of Trustees for receiving the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award and the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2015-2016 annual budget.

NISD has received this award for excellence in budget presentations for 13 years and is one of 24 districts in Texas to receive this honor. Pictured above (left to right): School Board President Mark Schluter, Executive Director for Business Services DeAnne Hatfield, Associate Superintendent for Business and Operations Jon Graswich, and Superintendent Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.

Enhancements Made to NISD Mobile App
NEW MOBILE APP COMING SOON! In an effort to match the district's newly designed website, which will premiere on Friday, July 1, Northwest ISD will launch a redesigned mobile application available on the iTunes Store and Google Play. The district is currently designing the app to feature news, events, lunch menus, access to grades, and more. The enhanced mobile application will be available in the fall and provides seamless integration with the redesigned NISD website.

Earn Green Cord Hours This Summer
Attention parents!  Did you know your high school child can earn Green Cord hours this summer? The Green Cord Community Service Award Program is an initiative designed to help high school students gain a sense of community service, pride, and ownership. The program is a way to encourage 9-12 grade students to contribute at least 100 hours of approved community service per school year. Learn more about the importance of the Green Cord program here.
July 1
District Unveils newly designed website 

July 4 - 8
District Offices Closed 
August 22
First day of school

Best Wishes to Superintendent Karen G. Rue, Ed.D. on her retirement!

Dr. Rue (third from right) is pictured with Board of Trustees at her retirement party in May.

Thank you, NISD Volunteers for all your hard work this year!
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