Longhorn Update

Sendera Ranch Elementary, Northwest ISD


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PTA Presents Muffins with Mom, Monday 5/16 @ 7:20a

We hope your child and a special female figure can join us for a light breakfast in the cafeteria Monday morning beginning at 7:20a.

REMINDER: Morning Drop-Off

Our doors open at 7:20. Students may be dropped off in the front or back if students want to grab breakfast first. Please keep in mind that students dropped off before 7:20 do not have adult supervision. For safety reasons, please remind your child that we should not be rollerblading, playing soccer, or participating in other physical activities in the front of the building. Thank you for your help in making sure our kids are safe.

Upcoming Events

  • 5/16-5/20 - STAAR Make-Up Testing continues

  • 5/16- PTA Muffins with Moms @ 7:20-8:20

  • 5/20 - Field Day!

  • 5/23 - 4th Quarter House Assembly in the Gym, 8a; House Championship Celebration @ 1:15p

  • 5/24 - Kindergarten Graduation, EOY Parties: 4th Grade @ 10a, 2nd Grade @ 1p; Community Reception with Dr. Hicks, new NISD Superintendent, @ NISD Admin 4-6p

  • 5/25 - NISD Senior Walk at Elementary Campuses; EOY Parties: K @ 9a, 5th Grade @ 10a, 3rd Grade @ 1p, PACEE @ 1:30p

  • 5/26 - 5th Grade Clap Out & Promotional Ceremony @ 8:30a, Last Day of School (normal hours)

  • 6/6-6/9 - Camp Invention @ Haslet Elementary, Register HERE

  • 6/9 - 3-5 Summer School Registration Closes

  • 6/13-6/16 - Camp Invention @ Schluter Elementary, Register HERE

  • 6/13-6/24 - Elementary Summer School

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Meet Dr. David Hicks, Northwest ISD’s next superintendent

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Information About Dr. Hicks

Northwest ISD’s next superintendent wants to meet you! All members of the community – students, staff, families and everyone else – are invited to a reception at the Northwest ISD administration building to meet Dr. David Hicks.

The reception will last from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24. For those unable to make the event, additional opportunities are planned for the future, including high school zone events in the fall and Facebook Live.

Follow district construction on website

Construction Website

Elementary Rendering

As the fastest-growing school district in North Texas, Northwest ISD regularly builds new schools to keep up with student enrollment growth. If you’re curious what’s being built across the district, visit www.nisdtxconstruction.org to see all the projects underway or planned.

Northwest ISD will open five campuses in August 2023, including three new campuses and two replacement campuses. With a projected annual enrollment growth of 2,500 students, new campuses will be constructed regularly to meet population needs.

Special education council accepting applicants

The Northwest ISD Special Education Parent Advisory Council is now accepting applicants looking to promote positive outcomes and help shape programs and policies within the district.

Through the SEPAC, district stakeholders can use their unique perspective and expertise to collaborate with Northwest ISD administration, educators and staff. The council will consist of 30 members, of which 15 will be district stakeholders, including students, family members, educators, staff, community members or similar individuals. These individuals will help improve the educational outcomes not just of students with disabilities, but all students.

To submit an application, click here. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 19. It can be reached via email at sepacnisd@gmail.com, or by phone at 817-215-0079. The council also operates a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SEPACNISD.

43 students earn fine arts scholarships totaling $4.5 million

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Congratulations to the 43 Northwest ISD students who were recognized at the district's annual Fine Arts Scholarship Breakfast!

These seniors were awarded more than $4.5 million in fine arts scholarships, the highest amount ever recorded by a class of graduating seniors across Northwest ISD. Each student will now go on to study his or her desired major while also staying involved in fine arts in college. See photos from the breakfast here.

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Become a certified lifeguard at the NISD Aquatic Center

Students and adults interested in becoming a certified lifeguard for the Northwest ISD Aquatic Center can now apply! Interested candidates must register, complete prerequisites and attend three class dates at the NISD Aquatic Center. Those interested must be at least 15 years old and meet swimming requirements through a series of brief tests. For more information or to apply, view this news post.
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Registration now open for summer TechnoCamp

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Registration is now open for TechnoCamp 2022! TechnoCamp offers students the opportunity to cultivate creativity through fun, hands-on STEM experiences. All camps promote learning through designing, creating and engineering with technology and are sure to keep your young learner engaged this summer!

TechnoCamp is open to first- through fifth-grade students and will take place at Pike Middle School from June 6-9 and June 13-16. For more information, please visit technocamp.nisdtx.org.

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Report an absence on our website

Reporting an absence is now easy! Our updated website provides an easy and efficient way to report student absences. Each campus website has a Report an Absence button – located on the right-hand navigation bar on a computer or below the header on a mobile device – that provides families and caregivers with detailed reporting directions and attendance clerk information.

Did you know that NISD had a TIP Line?! Our number one priority is always to keep Kids safe! And it takes a community effort. If you see or hear something, it is imperative that you do something. There are a few things that you can do that will allow us to work together for the good of our kids and our community.

  • Contact the school. You can call 817-698-3500, email your child’s teacher, or email Mrs. Dwyer or Mr. Booles directly.
  • Report on the NISD Tip Line. You can always access the NISD Tip Line our campus and district website.
  • For emergencies, call 911.

School Supplies List

Click HERE for the 2021-2022 School Supply List.

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Arrival/Dismissal Procedures & Traffic Patterns

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Students will still be permitted into the building starting at 7:20.


Car Riders: All students will enter throught the main entrance. Please pull forward to the cones where a staff member will help your student(s) out of the vehicle. For safety reasons, please plan to drop off students at the cones. Reminder, leave the crosswalk open for our pedestrians.

Bus riders and student who eat breakfast will be dropped off in the back by the cafeteria doors (arrival only).

Bike Riders - Please walk your bike (or skateboard) on campus for everyone's safety. Once you put your bike on the rack, you will enter through the main door.


Walkers will be dismissed by grade level. Kinder and 1st graders will still need to stand in line and be checked out by an adult or older sibling as we have done in the past.

Bus riders will be dismissed in front of the school.

Car Riders will be dismissed from the back of the school. Please have your car tag posted in the windshield for staff members to see.


Please notify us of ride changes before 2p each day to make sure the information is communicated to your child's teacher. You can call the front office or email us at sreattendanceandridechanges@nisdtx.org.