Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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YEARBOOK ORDERS – The deadline to order an Alvord ISD 2018 yearbook is Feb. 2. Download order forms from the school website or order online at Jostens.com.

SENIOR PARENT Q&A – Alvord ISD will hold a question-and-answer session for senior parents at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Alvord High School media center.


HEALTHY HEART AWARENESS – The district is asking students and faculty to wear red on Thursday for Healthy Heart Awareness month.

BEYOND BOYD EXPO – The Beyond Boyd Expo is from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in the high school cafeteria. Local colleges and businesses will be on hand to provide information to students in grades 8 through 12 along with Boyd staff members to share information on course offerings.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS -Classes will be out Feb. 16 for a bad weather day. Students will also be off Feb. 19 for a staff development day.

READ TO SUCCEED – Boyd Elementary students in grades kindergarten through third must read and log a total of six hours by Feb. 18 to get a free Six Flags ticket.


THE HUB – Bridgeport Middle School is offering an after-school program, The Hub, every Tuesday and Thursday 3:45 to 5 p.m. Students will receive tutoring and mentoring, eat snac ks and play games. Bus rides are offered with permission forms, which should be given to Janelle Gardner at the middle school. The Hub will be at First United Methodist Church, 608 17th Street. For information, call Gardner at 940-683-2780.

RECYCLING CONTEST – Team Green is having a recycling contest at Bridgeport Middle School. The grade level that brings the most aluminum cans will earn a week of Roundup on the turf. The proceeds from selling the cans for recycling will be used to help purchase recycling bins for BMS. The contest ends the week prior to spring break.


YEARBOOK ORDERS – The last chance to order a yearbook is Friday. The cost is $50. Order forms available in the office of each campus.


SCHOOL HOLIDAY – Classes will be out Feb. 19 for a staff development day.

AVID PROGRAM – Current eighth graders interested in the AVID program in high school need to pick up an application from the McCarroll Middle School office. There will be an informational meeting Thursday during fifth period for all eighth graders. Applications are due Feb. 6.

FAIRY TALE BALL – The Carson Elementary First-Grade Fairy Tale Ball will be from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 14.

OLD CELL PHONES – The high school art program is collecting through January old cell phones, iPads, and ink jet printer cartridges for a recycling fundraiser. Turn items in to Mrs. Burdett in room A115.

FCA CAMP – FCA Weekend of Champions camp for McCarroll Middle School students is March 2-4 at Lakeview Camp in Waxahachie. Cost is $120 and includes a T-shirt, Bible, lanyard, housing five meals and snacks. Scholarships are available. Sign up at dfwfca.org. Deadine is 5 p.m. Feb. 16. Contact Coach Daugherty or Coach Franke with questions.


COLLECTING ITEMS FOR MILITARY – The Paradise Junior High cheerleaders are collecting donations of money or care package items for former Panthers on active duty. Money or items may be dropped off at any campus office or at the donation cans at Finish Line and Hometown Tees. For a list of suggested items, see pisd.net.

HOMEWORK HELP – Paradise Intermediate is offering tutoring for all grade levels from 7:30 to 8 a.m. every morning.

BOOK FAIR – Paradise Elementary School is having a Scholastic Book Fair beginning Feb. 9.

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