Keller ISD and Northwest ISD school briefs

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Keller ISD

Art Show

Talented young artists from throughout the Keller school district will be on display during the 2013 Art Show at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy., May 6-30. Students, family, friends and the community are invited out to enjoy artwork from many different KISD campuses and grade levels each week in May. Each week features different schools. May 6-10: Florence, Hidden Lakes, Willis Land, Shady Grove, Liberty, Bear Creek, South Keller, Keller Middle and Indian Springs. For the week of May 13-17: Heritage, North Riverside, Parkview, Bette Perot, Lone Star, Basswood, Caprock, Eagle Ridge, Chisholm Trail, Fossil Hill, and Timberview. May 20-24: Bluebonnet, Park Glen, Friendship, Ridgeview, Whitley Road, Freedom, Woodland Springs, Parkwood Hill, Trinity Meadows, Hillwood, Trinity Springs. May 24-30: Central, Fossil Ridge, Keller and Timber Creek high schools. Receptions honoring the artists will be held every Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Special kids, super heroes

The SciFi Factory, 10716 N. Beach St., is hosting an exclusive event for Keller ISD Special Education students on May 11. Students and their families can meet their favorite super heroes. In addition to free autographs, students will be able to have free pictures taken in front of a green screen provided by Lots-o-Media, and free snacks will be served. Students in kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to come from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and students in grades 5 and up can come from noon to 3 p.m. To RSVP or for more information, contact Amy Bryan at 817-744-6909 or amy.bryan@kellerisd.net.

Northwest ISD

Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Top Honors

Northwest school district’s Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality culinary team received sixth place out of 43 teams in the National ProStart Invitational in April in Maryland. This is the second consecutive trip to nationals for the culinary academy. Last year, the restaurant management team received first place for their original restaurant concept Son of a Biscuit.

Tasteful Competition

Maneet Chauhan, celebrity chef and a judge on Food Network’s Chopped, hosted a classic cooking competition for culinary arts academy students at Byron Nelson High School on April 26. Senior Trenton Shank and juniors Nathan Young and Emily Baker had 40 minutes to create an entrée that represents contemporary American cuisine. Judges named senior Trenton Shank the winner with his savory beef tenderloin, whipped potatoes and asparagus dish. Shank has the opportunity to be selected to compete in the National Restaurant Association contest in Chicago.

German Honor Society Inducts 8

Eight Byron Nelson High School were inducted into the newly founded chapter of the Texas Iota Chi National German Honor Society. Students must have three semesters of straight As and an overall B average in their other academic classes. The honorees include freshman Samanta Homann; sophomores Alex Gigliotti, Esther Mitzwa and Kyle Norton; and juniors Mallory Diamond, Jacob Hood, Jana Kolbeck and Anthony Vannette.

Camaro giveaway

Northwest ISD Partners in Education will team up with Moritz Chevrolet to give away a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro to one high school student in NISD for outstanding academic efforts and attendance during the year. The giveaway will take place at 10:30 a.m. May 24 at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, FW.

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