BISD Family Connects
E-Newsletter for BISD Families ~ April 12, 2023
Pre-K & Kindergarten Kickstart - TODAY!
Returning & New Students - Let's Get Ready for the 23-24 School Year!
Parents of Returning Students can verify their child's information by logging into their Family Access account at www.bisdtx.org.
Parents of New Students can begin the process of registering at www.bisdtx.org/newstudent.
Bilingual Program Updates for 2023-24
Bastrop ISD is excited to announce updates to the Bilingual Program for the 2023-2024 school year. Please plan to attend an upcoming campus meeting if your child currently participates in this program or will participate in this program for the 23-24 school year.
- April 12th at Mina Elementary, 5:00-6:00, library
- April 17th at Cedar Creek Elementary, 5:00-6:00 cafeteria
- April 19th at Emile Elementary, 5:00-6:00, library
- April 20th at Red Rock Elementary, 5:00-6:00, cafeteria
- April 27th at Lost Pines Elementary, 5:00-6:00, library
- May 2nd at Bluebonnet Elementary, 5:00-6:00, library
Questions? Contact Patricia Flores, Multilingual Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-772-7113.
Youth Career Day
Attention High School Juniors & Seniors!
Youth Career Day is April 26 at the Bastrop Convention Center. Whether you're going to college, trade school or getting a job right out of high school, this is for you!
Interested in attending? Express your interest at bit.ly/bisdycd23.
Rockin' Reading With CCHS' Dr. Allison Bumsted!
ICYMI: STEAM Fest - April 29
Bastrop ISD is excited to announce STEAMFest, supported by NFL Safety Justin Reid, coming up April 29 at Cedar Creek High School. Watch a message from Reid about the event!
Two STEAM challenges are open for students that want to participate. Students must register for the challenge and attend at least one workshop provided by the Digital Learning Department.
Challenge 1: Justin Reid Challenge (Grades 5-12)
Challenge 2: Adobe Design Challenge (Open to All Students)
Registration Page for Both Challenges (Shows Workshop Times)
April Breakfast & Lunch Menus
View the Breakfast and Lunch Menus.
Register for Summer Hoopstars
View the flyer in English and Spanish for more information and register online at https://bisdtx.ce.eleyo.com/courses/category/57/beyond-the-bell-community.
Free Book for Students
All students who attend will be offered one free used book of their choice (one per household). Come early for the best selection. Other items will be available for purchase.
We are also offering an opportunity for Bastrop county residents (who live outside the city limits) to join the library for one year at the discounted price of $10 (which is a savings of $15). This offer is good during the sale or anytime between April 15-29. Inquire at the front desk.
Join the Children's Advocacy Center and CASA for this year's SpringFest being held at Fisherman's Park on April 29 from 11 am - 3:30 pm. The event will feature a kids play zone, food trucks, games and live music. This is a free event and open to the public!
Are You Interested in Learning More About Mental Health?
Are you interested in bringing awareness to community mental health needs? Would you like to engage and speak to people in your community? Learn and participate in conversation with a professional every Monday from April 17 to May 29 from 9-10 am.
View the flyer for more information.
Are You a Grandparent Raising a Grandchild?
Want to learn more about how to make the most of your time with your grandchild? Connect with other grandparents? Catch up on the latest info on raising little ones? Join this grandparenting group and celebrate the power of this special relationship.
Catholic Charities of Central Texas is offering a seven session course for grandparents raising children ages 0-5 years old.
View the flyer for more information and how to register.
April 17-21: Volunteer Appreciation Week
April 18: BISD Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30 pm, PAC
April 24-28: After School Staff Appreciation Week
April 26: Administrative Professionals Appreciation Day