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Auditions for Northwest ISD’s 2022-2023 districtwide middle school musical, “Willy Wonka Jr.,” will take place digitally this year, and all incoming sixth- through eighth-grade students are eligible to audition.

Students interested in auditioning will need to record video of themselves performing their two memorized selections, which they will then upload on the musical’s website. Auditions must be uploaded by Saturday, April 30. For specific information about the rehearsal process, click here.

Rehearsals for the play will begin on July 25 and run through September 7. Individuals on the technical crew will begin rehearsing on August 22. Their combined work will culminate with four shows across September 8 to 10.

For more information about the rehearsal process or the play, click here. Questions regarding the musical audition process may be sent to April Zavala at april.zavala@nisdtx.org.

Registration is now open for TechnoCamp 2022! TechnoCamp offers students the opportunity to cultivate their creativity through fun, hands-on STEM based experiences. Students can choose to explore our new Lego SPIKE Robots, Minecraft EDU, our new VEX GO Robots, or participate in our fun and exciting QUEST Camp. All camps promote learning through designing, creating and engineering with technology and are sure to keep your young learner engaged this summer!

TechnoCamp is for first- through fifth-grade students and will take place at Pike Middle School June 6-9 and June 13-16.

For more information, please visit http://technocamp.nisdtx.org

Students enrolled in Northwest ISD's Pre-k program will establish positive relationships with teachers and peers, build vocabulary knowledge through hands-on experiences and participate in a variety of activities using thinking, reasoning, remembering, problem solving, number concepts and counting skills.

Due to limited class size, tuition-based Northwest ISD Pre-K students will be selected through a lottery system. Lottery applications may be submitted now through 5 p.m. on April 22. Tuition-based Pre-K is a half-day program.

Pre-Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens April 11, 2022 for those meeting state eligibility guidelines for Pre-K. 

Go to www.nisdtx.org/enrollment to register on April 11.

The following enrollment documents must be ready to upload when registering:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residency
  • Immunizations
  • Parent Driver's License 

For additional information, please visit www.nisdtx.org/prek.

Students were caught horsin' around during day one of Third Grade Field Day at the NISD Kelly W. Box Agricultural Science Center!

The three-day event provides third-grade students from across the district the opportunity to visit the agricultural center and learn about various aspects of agricultural science. 

3rd graders petting a horse

Each Future Farmers of America (FFA) program representing the district’s three comprehensive high schools — Byron Nelson, Northwest and V.R. Eaton — hosts a day and leads their feeder pattern schools around the facilities.

3rd graders touring ag barn, looking at sheep

Students move by class through nine different stations, learning about agricultural topics including small animal wildlife, outdoor recreation and safety, equine, horticulture and entomology, sheep and goats, Texas crops, beef cattle and swine. 

A picture of the NISD ag barn

Northwest ISD’s FFA program has been hosting Third Grade Field Day for the past 23 years.

Group of FFA students

For additional pictures, please visit the district’s Flickr page.