Boyd ISD OKs SRO contract

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd schools will have an officer patrolling campuses next school year.

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Help wanted: Boyd ISD forms committees for security, discipline

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD is looking for parents of students on each of their four campuses to serve on a pair of advisory committees on school security.

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City of Boyd, school to team up

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

With growing concerns about school safety following a string of school shootings, the city of Boyd and Boyd ISD have come to terms on a pact for an officer dedicated to the district's schools.

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Boyd ISD weighs security options; School marshals among possibilities

Published Saturday, March 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD is considering all security options, including the possibility of arming some staff members.

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Trustees split on BHS principal’s contract

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

After emerging from a near three-hour closed session Monday night, Boyd ISD trustees turned in a split vote on extending the contract of Boyd High School Principal Susan Foster.

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City of Boyd, school discuss SRO

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Richard Greene

The city of Boyd and Boyd ISD are negotiating to hire a school resource officer to work within the district.

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Boyd Superintendent receives extension

Published Saturday, January 20, 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.

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Boyd ISD expected to add 400 students in 10 years

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD is projected to gain 400 students over the next 10 years, according to the first report from Templeton Demographics.

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Graduation to return to Yellowjacket Stadium

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Boyd High School Class of 2018 will receive its diplomas at Yellowjacket Stadium.

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Boyd trustees to review graduation site

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

After setting the Class of 2018's graduation for May 23 at the University of North Texas in Denton last month, Boyd ISD trustees will revisit picking a site Monday.

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Partin makes emotional exit; Childress named new president

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Ernest Partin made an emotional exit from the Boyd ISD School Board Monday night.

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Partin to leave elected post; Board president battles cancer

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

For the past 13 years, Ernest Partin has been a constant voice on the Boyd ISD School Board, fighting for the education of the district's students.

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Boyd ISD facing deficit budget

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members Aug. 21 approved a deficit budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

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Boyd ISD ups contribution, adds optional program for raises

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By David Talley

In response to rising healthcare costs and looming financial uncertainty, Boyd ISD has increased its contribution for employee healthcare and given its staff a new chance to earn more money.

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Boyd ISD approves compensation plan

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members this week approved a district compensation plan that would dish out supplemental pay for employees who participate in the district's community engagement program.

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Boyd ISD makes career readiness priority

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

A college campus is not the next step for every graduate leaving Boyd High School.

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Boyd ISD looks at ways to boost compensation

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Facing a deficit budget and uncertainty on state funding, Boyd ISD officials are still looking at ways to put a little money in the pockets of its staff.

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Deficit looms over Boyd ISD budget

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD expects to dip into its reserves to cover expenses in 2017-18.

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Boyd ISD names Bourgeois intermediate principal

Published Friday, July 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

After 10 years at Boyd ISD serving as a classroom teacher, coach and assistant principal, Daniel Bourgeois is getting the opportunity to lead a campus in the district. Trustees named Bourgeois the principal at Boyd Intermediate School Thursday night. He has been the assistant principal at the high school since February 2013.

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Boyd ISD faces possible deficit of $620K

Published Thursday, July 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Based on preliminary figures, Boyd ISD will face a deficit of $620,693 for the 2017-18 school year. In the first look at the budget at the Boyd School Board meeting Thursday night, the district is expecting a drop of $202,827 in revenues from $10.485 million to $10.282 million. The district’s tax roll is expected to come in at $505.7 million, which is down $249 million in two years.

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