The BIS Buzz

A weekly newsletter for BIS families πŸ’› Week 6, 8.30.21

Greetings Jackets!!

We had a great week of learning at BIS, we appreciate our student's effort and diligence.

Enclosed you will find information needed to help you navigate the school year. Please make yourself familiar with each week's newsletter. This will be our main source of distributing information for the campus. Our BIS Facebook page will be used for sharing the great things happening at BIS as well as quick updates and reminders. Our campus website is a great resource for information as well (

We ask that if you have questions, please call our front office or email a staff member; we will not be responding via Facebook Messenger. We will always make it our goal to give you timely feedback.

Thank you,

BIS Administration

Week on the Horizon.....

Monday, August 30th

Let's get rollin' into a new week!! 🚎😊

Tuesday, August 31st

MAP Assessment for math, 4th - 6th grades, everyone will need a charged device today.

Wednesday, September 1st

Thursday, September 2nd

College Gear Day!

PTO Meeting at 4:00, BIS/BMS cafeteria

Friday, September 3rd

Student Holiday, Staff Workday

Coming Soon....

September 6th, Labor Day, no school

September 17th, End of the 1st Six Weeks

September 22nd, See Ya at the Pole

October 4th, Fall Pictures

SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS....Would you like to volunteer with our BIS student's and staff?

We would love to have volunteers on campus this year. If you are not employed by BISD, but you would like to visit the campus, please email to complete the required documentation to visit our campus. Questions, call Ms. Jacquelin Wilson 940-433-9540. Come See Us!!!

Student Dress Code

Dress Code

Dress and Grooming (All Grade Levels)

The district’s dress code teaches grooming and hygiene, prevents disruption, and minimizes safety hazards. Students and parents may determine a student’s personal dress and grooming standards, provided that they comply with the following:

The District prohibits:

1. Pictures, emblems, or writing on clothing articles or person that contains sexual innuendo, are lewd, offensive, vulgar, obscene, or are gang related.

2. Advertisement or depiction of tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, drugs, or any other prohibited substance on clothing.

3. Shorts, skirts, skorts or other apparel that is shorter than the fingertips in grades 4‐12 when standing with arms hanging loosely to the sides.

4. Clothing that is appropriate for athletics but is not appropriate for the classroom.

5. Students in grades 6-12 from wearing wind shorts, β€œsoffe” shorts, or shorts of similar material.

6. Student in grades 6-12 from wearing clothing made of spandex (i.e. jeggings, leggings, yoga pants, tights, etc.) or similar materials not covered by a skirt, shirt or dress that is shorter than fingertip length when standing with arms hanging loosely to the sides.

7. Clothing that has holes or tears above fingertip length exposing skin.

8. Leather/spike accessories, ear gauges and visible body piercing (the only body piercing ornamentation allowed is jewelry in students’ ears). Clear spacers are allowed in the side of the nose only.

9. Headgear in any building during school hours at principal’s discretion.

10. Students grades 4‐12 tank tops or other garments resembling men’s undershirts. Sleepwear, pajamas or any clothing designed to be undergarments. Garments that have a width less than 2 Β½ inches at the shoulder. Undergarments may not be exposed.

11. Tops exposing the midriff area. Halter tops, racer back, spaghetti strap tops or backless shirts or see through clothing.

12. Roller shoes or house shoes are not permitted at school. Shoes, sandals, or boots must be worn at all times and properly fastened.

If the principal determines that a student’s grooming or clothing violates the school’s dress code, the student will be given an opportunity to correct the problem at school. If not corrected, the student may be assigned to in-school suspension for the remainder of the day, until the problem is corrected, or until a parent or designee brings an acceptable change of clothing to the school. Repeated offenses may result in more serious disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct.

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Check In with Nurse Brooks and BISD Health Services

Register your child today by clicking here.
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Student Health Protocol 2021-2022

Student feeling ill? Check here for our 2021-2022 Student Health Protocols.

Title 1 Parent Information 2021-2022

Boyd Elementary School and Boyd Intermediate Schools are School-Wide Title I campuses. Title I is a federally funded program to help children get a quality education and meet academic standards. Due to COVID-19, information shared in the annual Title I Parent/Family Meeting will be disseminated via the campus email newsletter and Boyd ISD website posting.

Title I, Part A Schoolwide Program Purpose and Intent
The purpose and intent of the Title I, Part A Program is to provide opportunities for children served to acquire the knowledge and skills contained in the challenging state content standards [Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)] and to meet the challenging state performance standards developed for the children of Texas.
Title I, Part A provides supplemental resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families provide high-quality education which will enable all children to meet the state student performance standards.
The Title I, Part A funds received by the district are used to upgrade and enhance instructional programs for all children on these campuses and are consolidated on the schoolwide campus.
Funds may be reserved at the district level for the following activities:

*Parent Involvement Activities if entitlement is over $500,000
*Private Schools – if participating
*Preschool Programs
*Administration of the program
*Districtwide Professional Development Activities
*Homeless students if not attending a Title I campus-must reserve
*Neglected/Delinquent Facilities
*Foster Care Transportation
*Other: technical assistance for TIA programs, summer programs

Title I Program coordinates with other programs in the district:

*Title II, Part A
*Title IC- Migrant
*Title III, Part A- Limited English Proficiency
*Title III, Part A - Immigrant
*Title IV, Part A
*Title V, Part A or USDE SRSA
*Other State and Local programs

*Programs that support students in passing the required State Assessments

The Title I, Part A Program is a federal program under ESEA Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that is monitored by TEA during the year.

*Student performance in Math, English Language Arts and Participation on State Developed Assessments as well as student Graduation/Attendance Rates.
*Have any campuses been identified as a Comprehensive or IR campus?
*Equity Reports noting certifications and experience
*Student Performance Objectives to address goals

Parent/Family Engagement

Parents/Families are to be involved in the Title I, Part A Program through…
*Development/Review of current Policy
*Fall Review/Implementation of Policy
*Copy of Policy available during the meeting
*Activities for the parents in order to better prepare their child in their education (calendar of activities, information on how to help their children at home, newsletters, etc.)
*Development/review/evaluation of the Title I, Part A Parent and Family Engagement Policy for LEA and campus as well as School-Parent Compacts for the campus.

*Title IA Meeting – Review documents

*Spring SBDM – Evaluate and Approve for the next year
*Being informed on the level of achievement of their child
*Parent-Teacher Conferences for all elementary (PK-5) and any secondary student (6-12) who failed any portion of the required state assessments.
*Assisting teachers, pupil services personnel, principals and other in the value and utility of contributions of parents.

For more information…

*Contact your child’s classroom teacher
*Contact your campus principal
*Search the following websites:
ESSA ESEA/Resources

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