Northwest ISD hires new search firm

Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Days after agreeing to part ways with its first choice for a superintendent search firm, Northwest school board members picked Education Consulting Research Group's Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) to help find the district's new lead administrator.

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Northwest ISD reopens hunt for search firm

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD trustees reopened its selection of a search firm to lead the hunt for a new superintendent Monday night.

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Never leaving the classroom; Through unparalleled growth, Rue led innovation

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Richard Greene

As Karen Rue took her seat as the new Northwest superintendent in late June of 2005, the district began discussing a $224.5 million bond package.

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Rue retires; Superintendent steps down after 11 years with district

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Messenger Staff

After leading Northwest ISD during a time of unprecedented growth, Karen Rue announced Thursday night that she will retire at the end of the year.

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Back to School: Ready for flight – Eaton HS set to open

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Richard Greene

Walking though the second floor of Northwest's new V.R. Eaton High School, Ambriette Reed points out the colorful furniture in the open corridors.

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Back to School: School named for determined education advocate

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Richard Greene

When the fate of Rhome students was being decided by voters in Decatur, V.R. Eaton led the charge to get the area in what would become Northwest ISD.

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Back to School: No place like home, Seven Hills for Blackburn

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Richard Greene

Four years ago, Kim Blackburn and her family settled in Newark and began getting to know the area.

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Back to School: Vercher moves up to middle school

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Richard Greene

Throughout his career, Justin Vercher has strived to be a positive role model and start elementary children on their educational journey.

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Back to School: Northwest Back to school events

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Back to School: Northwest Back to school events

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Northwest ISD to build transportation complex; Facility planned in Rhome

Published Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD hopes to break ground next month on a transportation complex on the site of its future Wise County high school.

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Superintendent Rue given 2 percent raise

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By Richard Greene

Five months after giving Superintendent Karen Rue an extension, Northwest ISD trustees gave her a 2 percent raise Monday night.

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2 percent pay hike on the horizon

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD employees will get a raise next school year.

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Northwest ISD keeps same leadership

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD will remain under the same leadership for the next year.

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Meeting Previews for Saturday, April 11, 2015

Published Saturday, April 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD trustees will review the 2015-16 compensation plan during a workshop 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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Northwest school district launches online ‘Dashboard’

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD now has an interactive website highlighting student achievement and other successes.

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Northwest ISD issues another $75 million in bonds

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD trustees Monday night approved the second issuance of bonds from the $255 million bond package approved by voters in August 2012.

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Feind named to technology post

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD has named Adam Feind the district's new chief technology officer.

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Rue named regional Superintendent of the Year

Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD Superintendent Karen Rue received a thumbs-up from the school board last week when trustees voted unanimously to increase her salary by 3 percent.

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Northwest ISD approves budget, makes hires

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Moments before approving its general fund budget for the 2014-2015 school year, the Northwest school board filled two positions created in this year's plan.

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Northwest ISD Superintendent Karen Rue receives raise

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Like her employees, Northwest ISD Superintendent Karen Rue will receive a 3-percent salary increase in the next school year's budget.

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