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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Boyd trustees to meet

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Boyd School Board will discuss several contracts and cooperative agreements at their regular meeting this week.

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Boyd School Board swears in new members

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

After canvassing votes from the May 6 election and swearing in new members Thursday, Boyd School Board elected officers.

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May Elections: Candidate Questionnaires

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Messenger sent school board candidates questionnaires, asking them to address the following questions.

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Boyd School Board hears college credit presentation

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members Tuesday heard a presentation on the district's OnRamps college dual enrollment program.

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Boyd School Board considers admin contracts

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd trustees unanimously voted to add time to all administrator and principal contracts Monday, but split over Athletic Director Brandon Hopkins, leaving the coach without an extension.

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Boyd School Board signs resolution opposing accountability system

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By David Talley

Boyd trustees unanimously approved a resolution opposing the state legislature's introduction of the A-F accountability rating system, but it wasn't without some internal disagreement.

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Boyd School Board brings graduation back to campus

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd High School graduation is coming home.

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Boyd ISD hires high school principal

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd High School has a new principal.

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Bond refinance saves Boyd ISD more than $3 million

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members Monday approved the refinancing of several bonds, saving the district an estimated $3.4 million over several years.

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Boyd School Board alters budget proposal

Published Saturday, August 20, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members Monday night approved a budget slightly different than last week's proposed plan.

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Boyd Superintendent proposes 11-cent tax hike

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board is considering an 11-cent tax hike to balance the budget for 2016-17 and make up for a loss in revenues.

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Boyd trustee finalizes leadership training

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Boyd school board member Ernest Partin has earned the designation of master trustee upon completion of Leadership TASB, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).

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Boyd School Board axes insurance policy

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members voted Monday night to drop the district's student extracurricular insurance policy due to yearly declines in student claims.

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Upcoming Meeting Previews

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Trustees meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, to discuss a compensation plan, closing the district's Legend Bank Construction Account and considering a workmen's compensation claim.

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Boyd School Board trustees plan to improve school

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By David Talley

Boyd School Board members voted May 10 to fund several updates and repairs to the intermediate school.

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Boyd School Board extends administrators’ contracts

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Richard Greene

Boyd ISD plans to bring back its entire administrative team for the 2016-17 school year.

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Boyd ISD extends West’s contract; Superintendent’s pact to run through 2019

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

Boyd School Board members unanimously gave Superintendent Ted West a positive review Thursday night and a contract extension.

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