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Keller ISD

Assistant Principal honored

Timberview Middle School Assistant Principal David Wright recently received a $1,500 scholarship for professional development from the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP). The Eddie G. Bull Scholarship, named for a retired associate executive director of TASSP, recognizes exemplary performance among beginning-level administrators (in their first three years of the profession) and to promote quality leadership in secondary education. Wright was honored last month at the TASSP Summer Conference in Austin.

Physical Education camp

Park Glen Elementary School will host a physical education camp 8:30-11:30 a.m., July 15-18 for KISD students entering second through seventh grades. The cost is $70 and includes a camp t-shirt. Participants will play games and should wear P.E. attire and bring water and snacks; some drinks and food will be available for purchase. For more information, email

—Sandra Engelland

Northwest ISD

Sumer school is cool in Northwest

Northwest school district offers a wide variety of summer school and sports camps and enrichment classes during the summer. Elementary students have learned the aspects of musical theater and stage production during the Broadway Bound fine arts camp at Schluter Elementary School. At the close of the camp, the aspiring actors and actresses performed “Pirate Academy” for their families and friends.

After the July 4 holiday, more camps are on the horizon. TechnoCamp, scheduled for July 8 through 12 at Sendera Ranch Elementary, offers students the opportunity to challenge their creativity using the Lego Education robotics program. Students will learn to design, program and control fully-functional Lego models and use software to test and modify sequences of instruction for robotic behaviors.

Online enrollment help

From now until July 25, a district representative will be available to assist with Enrollment Online questions at 817- 215-0000 on Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m.).

Computers will be available at the NISD Administration Building, 2001 Texan Drive, or at community libraries for families to use to complete the online registration process. For a listing of community libraries, go to

Steele opens doors to the Region

NISD is opening the enrollment for James M. Steele Accelerated High School to students across the Metroplex. Steele provides an avenue for students to accelerate their studies. Thanks to a partnership with North Texas Community College, students can take expanded dual credit classes.

Steele is home to the district’s fifth career academy, The Cosmetology Academy. Shears of Steele will debut in August, providing a year of state-mandated training for cosmetology students prior to opening for business in 2014. To submit an application, go to

—Mark Wright

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