Education Briefs for Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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REMIND ACCOUNTS UPDATED – Alvord ISD has updated several Remind accounts for the 2018-19 school year. Find an updated list of numbers at alvordisd.net.

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT – Alvord High School will hold an information session on financial aid for seniors at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in the high school cafeteria.

RISE AND SHINE – Alvord Elementary School’s fifth graders will be presenting at Rise and Shine at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 12 in the Alvord Elementary gym.


COLLEGE FAIR – Boyd High School College Fair is 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 2 at BHS.

BEF BUNCO – Boyd Education Foundation’s fundraiser, Bunco Gone Wine, is 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Boyd Community Center, 420 E. Morton Ave. Tickets are $25. BISD staff pays $15. There will be a taco bar, wine, silent auction and raffles, in addition to bunco games. Guests must be at least 21 years old.

VOTER REGISTRATION – Tuesday, Boyd students 18 and older will have the opportunity to register to vote in the Boyd High School library.


BMS YEARBOOKS – Bridgeport Middle School yearbooks are for sale now on the Jostens website. Go to the middle school’s home page for the link.

ALL-STATE RECOGNITION – Bridgeport High School would like to invite all past all-state football players back for a special recognition during the annual homecoming game against Gainesville Friday. Email Shannon Wilson at swilson@bridgeportisd.net or Collin White at mwhite@bridgeportisd.net for details.


SPIRIT TABLES – Young Elementary PTO has a spirit table every Friday 7:20 a.m. until the bell rings. Items are priced from 50 cents to $15 and include things like foam fingers, bracelets, T-shirts, megaphones and more. Carson Elementary PTO has a spirit table every Friday 7:30 to 8 a.m.

BOOK FAIR – Carson Elementary will hold a Scholastic Book Fair through Friday.

COLLEGE DAY – Young Elementary will hold College Day Wednesday. Students are encouraged to wear college gear.

DANCE CLINIC – The Decatur High School Eagle Dolls will hold a dance mini camp Oct. 10-12. Cost is $40 for children from 4 years to eighth grade. Forms may be found at all of the campuses, on the Eagle Dolls’ webpage, and linked on their Instagram.


DRILL TEAM CLINICS – The Northwest Sidekicks will host their dance clinic 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, for children in pre-kindergarten to high school. The Eaton Sapphires will host their clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13, for girls in kindergarten to eighth grade. Each clinic registration comes with a T-shirt (while supplies last) and opportunity to perform at a high school football game or pep rally. Registration is $35 per participant at each clinic.


HOMEWORK HELPERS – Paradise Elementary School has a room set aside to assist students with homework. Students will also be able to take AR tests during this time. Due to space, it’s limited to the first 30 students who ask for a pass.

PARENT VOLUNTEERS – Paradise Intermediate School needs parent volunteers. Pick up an application in the front office. For information, email jdowler@pisd.net.

SEE YOU AT POLE – Paradise Intermediate will hold its See You at the Pole Wednesday.


EARLY DISMISSAL – Slidell schools will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

SEE YOU AT POLE – Slidell will hold its See You at the Pole at 7 a.m. Wednesday.

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES – Slidell teachers will be holding conferences with parents Friday.

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