EDUCATION

Northwest Notes for Wednesday, June 20, 2012

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, June 20, 2012

SUMMER CAMPS UNDER WAY

Northwest ISD offers a wide variety of academic, fine arts and athletic camps during the summer. Last week, students participated in the steel drum camp at Chisholm Trail Middle School, where they learned the fundamentals of steel drum performances.

This week’s camps include:

Northwest High School Baseball

  • June 18-21
  • Northwest High School Indoor Facility
  • 9 a.m. to noon (third through sixth grades)
  • noon to 3 p.m. (seventh through ninth grade)

SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE UNDER WAY

Northwest ISD Partners in Education (PIE) is helping ensure that all NISD students have the tools they need to be successful by holding the annual “Tools for School” school supply drive through Aug. 9.

Supplies may be dropped off at the following locations:

  • NISD Administration Building (2001 Texan Drive in Justin)
  • The Solana Club (2902 Sams School Road in Westlake)
  • Champions Extended Learning at Peterson Elementary School (2000 Winter Hawk Dr. in Fort Worth)
  • BBVA Compass Bank-Alliance Branch (13388 North Freeway in Fort Worth)
  • Hawaiian Falls (290 West Byron Nelson Blvd. in Roanoke)
  • Woodhaven National Bank (800 U.S. 287, Suite A, in Rhome).

If you are interested in packing and distributing backpacks and supplies to NISD schools, contact PIE Specialist Phil Beckman at (817) 215-0172 or pbeckman@nisdtx.org.

JUNE BOARD MEETING

The Northwest Board of Trustees meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the NISD Administration Building, 2001 Texan Dr. in Justin. There are no meetings scheduled in July.

VOLUNTEERS ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE NISD BACKGROUND CHECK ONLINE

Parents and other volunteers who plan to work with children in NISD schools must pass a criminal background check. As a convenience, the volunteer background check form is available online and can be completed before the rush of the new school year.

Go to www.nisdtx.org/volunteercheck to complete your background check and be approved to volunteer.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Pre-kindergarten registration is Aug. 1 and 2 at Hatfield Elementary School, 2051 Texan Dr. in Justin by appointment only.

To make an appointment, call Deanne Colley at (817) 215-0198.

For information about prekindergarten qualifications, go to www.nisdtx.org/familyinvolvement.

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