The BIS Buzz

A weekly newsletter for BIS families πŸ’› Volume 13, 10.18.21

Hello Yellowjacket Families!

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 (www.boydisd.net)


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.


Mrs. Luig, BIS Prinicpal, lluig@boydisd.net

Larry Owens, BIS/BMS Counselor, lowens@boydisd.net

Jackie Wilson, BIS Secretary jgwilson@boydisd.net



Thank you,

BIS Administration

Note worthy events this Week......

Monday, October 18th

4th Grade Parent/Teacher Conferences begin.


October Board Meeting @ 6:30, Victor Echerd, Rosalie West, and Cooper Hanson will be recognized as this month's Superintendent's Stars.


Tuesday, October 19th

Lego Club 4:00-4:30, pick up in front of BIS


Wednesday, October 20th

Chess Club 4:00-4:30, pick up at cafeteria doors


Thursday, October 14th

College Spirit Day, please wear your college spirit gear


Friday, October 15th

Boyd Spirit Day, please wear your πŸ’š & πŸ’›



Coming Soon....


October 25th - 29th Red Ribbon Week

November 11th Veteran's Day & Program 🏴

November 15th Fall Picture Retakes

November 11th-19th Book Fair πŸ“š

Yellowjacket Football Games!! πŸ’šπŸˆπŸ’›

Elementary and Intermediate students will not be admitted to games unless a parent is present. Out of respect for our facilities and safety of our students, the area of the stadium that contains the Texas State Championship statues will be reserved for those that would like to sit and/or eat while watching sporting events. We want to keep everyone safe at the same time we maintain the facilities we are so proud of. Thank you for understanding.

Red Ribbon Week is October 25th - 29th

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Book Fair is coming.......

Be ready for the Scholastic Book Fair, coming November 11th - 19th. We will be looking for volunteers to help with the book fair, if you're interested, you will need to contact Esther Wissmann ewissmann@boydisd.net. Any help would be appreciated.

SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS....Would you like to volunteer with our BIS students 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 find our volunteer info here.

Resources for Bullying


What is the legal definition of bullying?

Bullying intentional act that causes harm to others, and may involve verbal harassment, verbal or non-verbal threats, physical assault, stalking, or other methods of coercion such as manipulation, blackmail, or extortion. It is aggressive behavior that intends to hurt, threaten or frighten another person. An imbalance of power between the aggressor and the victim is often involved. Bullying occurs in a variety of contexts, such as schools, workplaces, political or military settings, and others.


Bullying includes 3 key elements:

  • unwanted aggressive behavior

  • observed or perceived power imbalance

  • repetition or high likelihood of repetition of bullying behaviors


Need to report bullying?

Please reach out to your child's teacher, our campus administration, or click here.


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David's Law

What is David's Law?
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Check In with Nurse Brooks and BISD Health Services

Register your child today by clicking here.


Parents, please be sure to call the school and let us know when your child is going to be out due to illness. We are tracking illnesses such as flu, Strep, Covid and other communicable diseases in order to help keep our students as healthy as possible. We appreciate your partnership in this mission.

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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:
TEA http://tea.texas.gov
ESSA http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Laws_and_Rules/NCLB_and ESEA/Resources
USDE http://www.ed.gov/nclb