Wednesday, January 24, 2018

BISD MS Bands Dominate 2018 All-Region Band Auditions

Congratulations to all BISD middle school band students and band directors for outstanding results at the Region 28 TMEA All-Region auditions, held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Rivera Early College High School. BISD claimed 170 chairs out of 276 available, including 11 of the 16 first chairs. Click here to view the complete list.

Friday, January 19, 2018

BISD Band and Choir Students Earn All-State Honors

The BISD Department of Fine Arts is proud to announce that 38 fine arts music students earned chairs in the Texas All-State Band and Choir, 7 more than last year and ranking them in the top 2% of music students in the state! These students will perform in the All-State Band or Choir at the TMEA convention in San Antonio on February 17, 2018. BISD students earned 15 first-chairs. This year, one of our students is a four-year All-State member. Nicholas Ochoa from Pace ECHS has the distinct honor of being a four-time All-Stater – three times for the All-State Band (French Horn) and this year for the All-State Choir (Bass I). Congratulations to these outstanding young adults who earned a place as one of the top high school musicians in Texas for the 2017-2018 school year! Click here to view the complete list.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Fight the flu at BISD

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a very contagious disease that spreads through droplets made when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk and others breathe in these droplets or touch surfaces where the droplets landed. Learn more about ways to prevent the spread of the flu: English | En EspaƱol

BISD Superintendent nominated for 2017 RGV Citizen of the Year Award

Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, BISD Superintendent of Schools, was nominated for 2017 RGV Citizen of the Year Award. You can read the nomination by clicking on this link.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Early Notification Letter and Agreement

An early notification incentive was approved by the BISD Board on November 14, 2017. This early notification of voluntary resignation incentive applies to non-retired/rehired employees who have served BISD for at least a minimum of 15 consecutive years at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. The Early Notification of Voluntary Resignation Incentive Packet can be found on this link.

First Semester Attendance Competition Recognition

BISD Pupil Services congratulates the following campuses for their outstanding attendance rate during the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic year: Elementary Schools | Middle Schools | Early College High Schools