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Week of February 15-19

BISD News

Preparation for Possible Inclement Weather - Week of February 15

In the event of a closure due to weather, TEA has granted districts the opportunity to request a temporary change to instructional delivery for students. If next week’s weather leads to campus closures, please be advised that all BISD classes will be moved to a virtual learning environment.


As a reminder, Monday, February 15, is a student holiday. Students currently learning on campus were told to take all necessary items home to prepare. Please look for information sent from your child's classroom teacher for the virtual schedule if the need arises.


We appreciate your patience. Stay safe and stay warm.


*If your child changed instructional settings for the 5th six weeks, the information will be sent from his/her new classroom teacher.

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Vision and Hearing Screener

Each year, the state of Texas requires students to complete a vision and hearing screening and a spinal screening for age-appropriate individuals.

Some virtual learning students have not been screened this school year. If you would like to schedule an appointment to have your student screened by Nurse Benson, please contact her at kristin.benson@bisdmail.net, or call 817-245-3800.


If you prefer not to bring your student in for screening, the Department of State Health Services encourages parents to take their children to a medical provider for well child exams. During these appointments you can ask for screenings. If your child is screened, we encourage you to send us the results of those screens for our records.

Signs of a possible vision problem include:

  • Squinting

  • Tilting the head

  • Sitting too close to the television

  • Constant eye rubbing

  • Abnormal alignment or movement of the eyes

Signs of a possible hearing problem include:

  • Your child wants volumes louder than other members of the family

  • Your child often says “What?”

  • It seems like your child isn’t listening

  • Your child seems to hear fine sometimes and not others

Signs your child may have an abnormal spinal curvature:

  • Uneven shoulders or hips

  • Ribs that are prominent or stick out in one area

  • Muscles that are prominent in the lower back or bulge on one side


If you think your child has a vision or hearing problem, or an abnormal spinal curvature, please contact the school nurse. Discuss your concerns with them right away.

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 15th- School Holiday


Tuesday, February 16th- 5th six weeks begins


Wednesday, February 17th- Random Acts of Kindness Day


Thursday, February 18th- Report Cards


Tuesday, February 23rd- Big Kahuna Orders Due


Friday, February 25th- PreK grading period ends