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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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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Make-A-Wish brings Fort Connor to reality

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Dressed in an Air Force utility uniform, an excited Connor Berardi sprinted through the crowd Saturday and into Fort Connor. Inside, the 8-year-old found an arsenal of his favorite Nerf guns lining the wall of his personal man cave. “I love it,” Connor yelled holding one of the toy guns and surrounded by friends. The wooden structure behind the Berardi’s home on Stone Court just south of Paradise was unveiled Saturday morning by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Bridgeport teacher recognized for work at elementary

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport School Board recognized the district's winner of the Jack Harvey Fellowship Award Monday Night.

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Back to School: Bridgeport

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Bridgeport

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Closing in on Bridgeport stadium renovation

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Jake Harris

Bridgeport ISD is one step closer to football stadium renovations and agriculture barn construction after the school board unanimously agreed to use the sealed proposal method of building Monday night at its meeting.

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Bridgeport School Board adopts $22 million budget

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport school board adopted a $22,024,851 budget and a tax rate of $1.23280 per $100 valuation at its specially-called meeting Monday night.

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Bridgeport ISD to adopt budget

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Jake Harris

A special Bridgeport school board meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 25, to adopt the district tax rate and budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

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Bridgeport board sets breakfast prices, talks renovations

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Jake Harris

There was a little less action and a lot more talk at the Bridgeport ISD board of trustees meeting Monday night.

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Bridgeport ISD trustees to discuss renovations

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport ISD Board of Trustees will discuss baseball dugouts and football field and agriculture science animal barn renovations at its meeting Monday.

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Budget workshop scheduled Monday

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport ISD Board of Trustees will discuss the 2014-15 budget at a special meeting Monday.

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Bridgeport school board to discuss lunches

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport school board will discuss lunch prices for the upcoming school year when they meet Monday.

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Parents kick around the idea of adding soccer

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

A large crowd piled into the Bridgeport ISD board room Monday night, spilling into the hallways and outside the building - all in support of the district adding soccer.

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New trustees to take office in Bridgeport ISD

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport school board will canvass results of the May 10 trustee election at its meeting Monday night.

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Hiler, Stanford claim school board seats

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

After the votes were tallied, Bridgeport ISD had two new school board members Saturday night.

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District to replace computers

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Brandon Evans

Students at Bridgeport High School next year can expect brand-new MacBook Airs.

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Going for a green light; Bridgeport students analyze new traffic plan

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

When the community problem solvers class at Bridgeport Middle School embarked on its mission to expedite after-school pick-up procedures, students devised a plan of attack organized by traffic light colors.

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Traffic split: Plan will reroute dismissal traffic at Bridgeport middle school

Published Saturday, January 18, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Parents picking up students from Bridgeport Middle School will notice a few changes beginning Tuesday - the first day of the second semester.

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Students propose plan to fix traffic

Published Wednesday, December 18, 2013
By Brandon Evans

Children aren't only the future, they are also the present.

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