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The events listed below are district events only.
Please see each individual campus website for campus specific calendar events.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Board Meeting
STAAR Test Information
Notice of Election
An election will be held on May 6, 2017 for the offices of Board Trustee Place: 3 and Board Trustee Place: 6
District of Innovation
House Bill 1842, passed by the 84th Legislature, allows districts to seek designation as a District of Innovation in order to pursue flexibilities available to Texas’ open-enrollment charter schools.
Potential benefits of becoming a District of Innovation include:
On January 17, 2017, the Blue Ridge ISD Board of Trustees initiated the process by adopting a resolution to pursue designation as a District of Innovation.
This link contains the proposed District of Innovation plan recommended by the District of Innovation team.
Bad Weather Reminder
The cooler weather has arrived! Colder temperatures could mean possible inclement weather and poor driving conditions.
Should it become necessary to cancel classes or delay the start of classes, BRISD will provide the school community with information in a timely fashion. The decision to cancel classes or delay the campus start time will be made as early as possible. We will make every effort to make a decision by 6:00 a.m. The BRISD community may access information in the following ways:
-Current information will be posted on the district website, Facebook and Twitter.
-Parents will receive an update from the School Messenger™ automated telephone system.
-The following television and radio stations will provide current information on possible school closings or delayed start times:
KDFW-TV- Channel 4
KXAS -TV- Channel 5
WFAA-TV- Channel 8
KTVT-TV- Channel 11
Please feel free to contact BRISD with any questions you may have.
Superintendents of Region 10 Draft Legislative Priorities
Blue Ridge Superintendent John Wink, along with Superintendent Kevin Worthy of Royce City ISD and Superintendent Doug Williams of Sunnyvale ISD, led Region 10 Superintendents in developing focused priorities for the 2017 Legislative Session. The picture below represents what they believe are the critical priorities that face districts, which would benefit BRISD and Texas students. More information on these topics will follow.
Congratulations to the BRISD Teachers of the Month for February!
Elementary: Jarred Seamans
Middle: JD Williams
High: Terra Mathers #BRISDPride
Thank you BRISD Volunteer Amber Heiman!
Our volunteer of the month is Amber Heiman. She is affectionately known as "Box Top Mama" for her excellent work with our Box Top program on 2 campuses. Thank you Mrs. Heiman! #BRISDPride
Weekly Superintendent Communication
Be sure to visit the Weekly Superintendent Communication Blog from Superintendent John Wink – http://bridgetoexcellence.blogspot.com/
Also, visit the blog from Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Amy Hopkins, where she shares information, news and resources to district staff –
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This is a draft version,
to be approved at the
April Board Meeting.