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Birdville Independent School District News - November 28, 2016

Schools and Libraries

November 28, 2016

From: Birdville Independent School District

BISD's Holiday Concerts schedule is available at www.birdvilleschools.net/holidayconcerts.

Binion Elementary's College Career Week is Nov. 28 Dec. 2.

Foster Village Elementary's Santa's Shop is open Nov. 28 Dec. 10.

North Ridge Elementary's Art Day is Monday, Nov. 28.

West Birdville Elementary's fall book fair is Nov. 28 Dec. 2.

Binion Elementary's hearing and vision screenings will be held Nov. 2930.

Birdville Elementary's Celebration of Kids is Monday, Nov. 28 during lunch periods.

Second-grade students from Foster Village Elementary are taking a field trip to the Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Walker Creek Elementary's make-up, re-take and club pictures are Thursday, Dec. 1.

Binion Elementary's awards assemblies are Dec. 12. On Thursday, Dec. 1, kindergarten students are from 8:30-9 a.m.; first-grade students are from 9:30-10 a.m.; third-grade students are from 10:45-11:15 a.m.; and second-grade students are from 1:30-2 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 2, fifth-grade students are from 8:45-9:15 a.m.; and fourth-grade students are from 10:30-11 a.m.

Green Valley Elementary's College Day is Thursday, Dec. 1.

Francisco Elementary's Power Race Party is Friday, Dec. 2 at 2:15 p.m. in the gym.

Third-grade students from BISD will see "The Nutcracker" on Friday, Dec. 2 at Will Rogers Coliseum.

Students at Mullendore Elementary will have pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus Friday, Dec. 2.

Green Valley Elementary's PTA Holiday Fun Fair and Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, Dec. 3, 8 a.m.noon. There will also be a silent auction and vendors.

SCHOOL NOTES:

BISD's Holiday Concerts schedule is available at www.birdvilleschools.net/holidayconcerts.

Green Valley Elementary's Penguin Patch Holiday Store is Dec. 59.

The Van Cliburn Foundation will visit with second-, third- and fourth-grade students at Green Valley Elementary Dec. 5 at 9:30 a.m.

Foster Village Elementary is hosting Muffins for Mom on Dec. 5, 7:15-8 a.m.

Snow Heights Elementary's PTA will host a Holiday Shop during lunch for students to purchase gifts Dec. 5-9.

Walker Creek Elementary's choir is going to the Main Event on Dec. 6. For information, call 817-547-3500.

Walker Creek Elementary's PTA meeting is Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.

Binion Elementary's PTA meeting is Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Second-grade students will present their Christmas program.

North Ridge Middle School's band and choir will visit with fifth-grade students at Green Valley Elementary Dec. 6.

Green Valley Elementary's Art Day is Dec. 7.

Snow Heights Elementary's College Day is Dec. 7.

Foster Village Elementary's PTA meeting is Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. Fourth-grade students will perform.

BISD's Cosmetology Salon is open every Friday through Dec. 9, 12:30-2:30 p.m. for haircuts, manicures and waxes. The salon (located at 7020 Mid Cities Blvd., N. Richland Hills) will be open to the public for extended hours on Nov. 30 and Dec.7 from 12:30-7:30 p.m. at discounted services. To make an appointment, call 817-547-3892. Gift certificates are also available.

Mullendore Elementary's College T-shirt Day is Dec. 9.

The first-grade Parent/Partner Gingerbread House Decorating at Green Valley Elementary is Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. in the classrooms.

Richland High School's Cheerleading is holding a clinic for elementary- and middle school-aged students Dec. 10, 8 a.m. 11 a.m. Participants will learn foundational skills of cheerleading in a fun and instructional environment. They will also get an opportunity to perform on the basketball court during halftime on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Fliers and registration information can be found at the RHS front office, feeder elementary and middle schools, and on the RHS Cheer website. For questions, contact Justine Isbell at justine.isbell@birdvilleschools.net.

Snow Heights Elementary's PTA meeting is Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Fourth-grade students will perform.

First-grade students from Foster Village Elementary will go to Casa Mañana Dec. 13.

Mullendore Elementary's PTA Meeting is Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. Fourth-grade students will perform.

Binion Elementary has the following events in December:

Dec. 13 Campus Spelling Bee, 9 a.m., Cafeteria

Dec. 13 Bobcat Chorus Christmas Concert/Cookie Potluck, 6:30 p.m., Cafeteria

Dec. 15 Winter Classroom Parties

Dec. 16 Schoolwide Christmas Sing-Along

Snow Heights Elementary's Christmas parties are Dec. 14. Contact your teacher for details.

Snow Heights Elementary's Polar Express Day is Dec. 15. Students are allowed to wear their pajamas to school.

Spicer Elementary has the following events in December:

Dec. 13 Campus Spelling Bee, 8:30 a.m.

Dec. 14 Turkey Trot Party, Big Gym

Dec. 16 Class Christmas Parties

Shannon High School's Holiday Show is Dec. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Free to the public, SHS theatre students will host a Reader's Theatre presentation of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and an adapted "Charlie Brown Christmas Play," along with skits, sing-alongs, and a visit from Santa. For information, contact Marsha Brewster at 817-547-5430 or marsha.brewster@birdvilleschools.net.

The Mullendore Elementary Spelling Bee is Dec. 15.

The Mullendore Elementary schoolwide sing-along is Dec. 16.

BISD is accepting online applications for parent/community volunteers for the 2016‒17 school year. New and returning volunteers can submit their applications online at www.birdvilleschools.net/volunteerapplication. All volunteers must complete a new application for the 201617 school year.

BISD has an employee recognition program called "Touch of Class." This program is an opportunity for students, staff, parents and community members to recognize employees for the extraordinary things they do for children and the District. For information, or to make a nomination, visit the District's website at www.birdvilleschools.net.

Birdville ISD and JPS have joined to provide two school-based clinics in the District. One is in Haltom City at 2807 Layton Ave., and the other is on the south side of The Academy at C.F. Thomas Elementary at 8200 O'Brian Way in North Richland Hills. The clinics treat students in BISD and their siblings, ages newborn to 18 years old. Services include well-child visits, sports physicals, acute care, chronic illnesses (asthma, diabetes), immunizations, and much more. The clinic does not have X-ray capabilities or dental services. They see uninsured or Medicaid students that do not have a specified primary care physician. For appointments, call 817-702-4861 (Haltom City) or 817-702-4855 (The Academy at C.F. Thomas Elementary).