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Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

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


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Trustees call for
May 11 bond election

On Feb. 28, Birdville ISD's board of trustees called for a bond election to be held on May 11. BISD voters are being asked to consider a $183.2 million bond proposal that was developed with extensive community input from a diverse group of citizens from all parts of the district. The proposal approved by the board addresses safety and security at every campus, renovations and upgrades to facilities, consolidation of four campuses into two, and technology upgrades districtwide. 

Under the proposal, all campuses in the district will receive upgrades, renovations or be rebuilt.

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Director of Athletics Announced

At the regular board meeting on Feb. 28, Birdville ISD's board of trustees approved the appointment of Charles "Chris" Feris as director of athletics. He succeeds Willa Gipson, who is retiring from the district at the end of the school year.


Since 2003, Feris has been associate athletic director in Plano ISD. In addition, he serves as treasurer for the Texas High School Athletic Director's Association, where he has been a member since 2003. Feris is a longtime member of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. He is a certified athletic administrator as recognized by the National Federation of High Schools NIAAA continuing education program. Feris was an assistant baseball coach for Rice University from 1994-2000 and assistant director of marketing/development in the university's athletics department from 1993-94.


He earned his bachelor's degree from Rice University and his master's degree from the University of Houston.
In This Issue
Board of Trustees Meeting Summary
Trustees call for May 11 bond election
Director of Athletics Announced
Birdville Education Foundation Tribute Event
Spring Break

Dates to Remember
Texas Public
Schools Week
March 4-8

Diagnosticians Week
March 4-8

Spring Break
March 11-15

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