EDUCATION

Northwest Notes for Wednesday, August 22, 2012

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, August 22, 2012

NISD WELCOMES NEW STAFF – Northwest ISD greeted approximately 230 new teachers during the New Teacher Academy this week. Teachers new to the district spent the week in a series of professional development trainings, a luncheon provided by the Northwest ISD Education Foundation and visiting with mentor teachers.

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION – All students new to Northwest ISD are asked to register at the school they will be attending with the following information:

  • accurate home address and telephone number,
  • work telephone number for both parents (if applicable),
  • student’s Social Security number and place of birth,
  • name and phone number of a person, other than a parent, to notify in case of an emergency,
  • birth certificate,
  • copy of child’s records from the school most recently attended,
  • last report card (if available),
  • immunization records,
  • proof of residency and
  • parent or guardian’s driver’s license.

For information regarding specific registration dates and back-to-school events, visit www.nisdtx.org/backtoschool.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL – The first day of school at Northwest ISD is Tuesday, Aug. 28. NISD will open its fifth junior high campus, Truett Wilson Middle School, in the Sendera Ranch neighborhood this year.

NISD BOARD MEETING – The Northwest Independent School District Board of Trustees meet 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the NISD Administration Building, 2001 Texan Dr., in Fort Worth.

VOLUNTEERS ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK ONLINE – Parents and other volunteers who plan to work with children in NISD schools must have passed a criminal background check. It is available at www.nisdtx.org/volunteercheck.

NO SHOTS, NO SCHOOL – Northwest ISD is hosting Movax Immunization Clinics in August. Cost per child is $14 for one vaccine and $25 for two or more. Children need to bring current shot records, and a parent or guardian must be present.

For dates, times and locations, go to www.nisdtx.org.

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