District addresses field issue

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD trustees spent Sunday afternoon in a rare weekend meeting to approve a budget amendment to keep the baseball field construction on schedule.

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Driven by memories: Third grader raises $1,400 in Jump Rope for Heart

Driven by memories: Third grader raises $1,400 in Jump Rope for Heart

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Richard Greene

Jalynn Starnes recalls the love that her grandmother shared.

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Boyd ISD Student Spotlight for Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Caleb is an exemplary student who is a wonderful role model for his fellow classmates.

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Boyd ISD Educator Spotlight for Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Teaching is a job that encourages students to believe in themselves.

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Wright resigns from board

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD will hold a special election in May for the Place 1 seat on the school board after the resignation of trustee Josh Wright.

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District reviews transfer policy

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD is reviewing its options to amend its interdistrict transfer criteria.

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4 file in DISD election

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Richard Greene

Four candidates filed Wednesday to fill the two Decatur ISD School Board spots on the ballot for the May 4 general election. Wednesday was the first day for candidates to file. The deadline for filing is Feb. 15. Decatur ISD School Board President and artist Cheri Boyd filed to stay in her Place 2 seat, […]

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Boyd ISD approves field renovations

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Boyd ISD trustees Monday night approved upgrades to the existing baseball and softball fields, putting in artificial turf, net backstops, renovating the dugouts and replacing side fences.

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District seeks proposals for ball fields

Published Wednesday, December 12, 20
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD is seeking proposals for upgrading its baseball and softball fields.

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Back to school blast: Boyd returns to class

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The summer break will end Tuesday for Boyd ISD students. Classes resume at 8 a.m.

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Back to school blast: Boyd returns to class

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The summer break will end Tuesday for Boyd ISD students. Classes resume at 8 a.m.

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Boyd ISD to start class

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The summer break will end Tuesday for Boyd ISD students. Classes resume at 8 a.m.

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Alvord, Northwest earn A’s in accountability ratings

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
By Richard Greene

Two Wise County school districts earned A’s in the first A-F accountability ratings released Wednesday by the Texas Education Agency. Alvord and Northwest received the letter grade of A based on three domains measuring academic performance — student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. All districts in the county earned passing grades.

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Schools encouraged by Abbott’s school security plans

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Superintendents at multiple Wise County school districts were encouraged by the security plan announced by Texas Governor Greg Abbott Wednesday. Abbott’s plan included proposals for increasing law enforcement presence at schools, strengthening school security and providing mental health evaluations to identify students at risk of harming others. Abbott also suggested a “red flag law” that would allow law enforcement, family members, school employees or a district attorney to file a petition seeking the removal of firearms from a potentially dangerous person.

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Boyd ISD OKs pact for SRO

Published Monday, April 9, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd schools will have an officer patrolling campuses next school year. Boyd ISD trustees approved a contract with the city of Boyd for a school resource officer (SRO) Monday night. The Boyd city council gave its consent on the pact last month.

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Boyd ISD superintendent receives extension

Published Thursday, January 18, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD Superintendent Ted West will remain in the top post in the district through the 2020-21 school year after receiving a contract extension Thursday night. Boyd ISD trustees voted unanimously to extend West’s current two-year contract by one year after a positive evaluation. The new contract will run through June 30, 2021.

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Back to school: Superintendents channel first day excitement

Back to school: Superintendents channel first day excitement

Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017
By Messenger staff

With the ring of the first school bell, Wise County superintendents are stepping out to greet parents and students.

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Boyd ISD nets major grants, new programs coming soon

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd Education Foundation awarded more than $16,000 to faculty members last Monday to begin or continue extracurricular programs for students in the district.

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Former staff inducted into Hall of Honor

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Boyd ISD added four new members to its Hall of Honor Friday night.

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Boyd ISD to send more money to state; Recapture amount balloons to $750K

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD's recapture amount as a Chapter 41 school will increase from $83,824 this year to $752,724 for 2015-16.

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