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News and Announcements

Navarro Night at Taco Cabana in Seguin - June 2nd 5-9

The Class of 2019 is holding a fundraiser this year just in time for summer!

We will be partnering with Taco Cabana in Seguin to hold a "Navarro Night" fundraiser next Thursday, June 2nd (the last day of school!).

Visit Taco Cabana on June 2nd from 5-9 p.m. and tell them you are there for "Navarro Night." 20% of the profits from that night will be donated back to the Class of 2019.

Congratulations to Navarro High School 10th grade art student Brynn Stadtmueller who was awarded superior ratings at State VASE this Saturday, bringing home the State Gold Seal for her division and making history for the Navarro visual arts!!

32,000 works from across the state were submitted at regional level, students were interviewed and the artwork evaluated by a panel of judges - only 2,000 works advance to State.

The state competition is juried again by the state's top university visual art professors and professional artists. Gold Seal awards are the highest honor, only 120 works of art receive a Gold Seal in the state of Texas.

Brynn's Gold Seal, Washington Island, was inspired by a family vacation photo she worked from as a reference. She created a beautiful rendition in chalk pastel, a medium she had never worked with before but was challenged by her teacher to try it....she ran with it! Her other work, a photograph titled Dried Out, was awarded superior ratings earning another medal.

Jeremy Rodriguez is the 242 Division 2 STATE POWERLIFTING CHAMPION With a 1725 TOTAL

After a Personal Record on squat with 725lbs, a 25lbs improvement, and posting a 420 bench, Jeremy was in 2nd, 55 lbs down going into the last event-- deadlift. On the last attempt of deadlift, Jeremy needed to pull 580lbs. which would be a new PR by 10lbs. Being Navarro Jacked; Jeremy pulled the 580lbs with 3 white lights, meaning all judges approved. His total of 1725lbs captured the State Championship!

Lane Springs & Jared Leal also represented Navarro High School at the State Powerlifting, Saturday. They both had strong performance in the strongest meet in the State. Jared had a 1370 total. Lane Springs posted a total of 1480. A great end to a great season

Thank you everyone for the wonderful support.

CONSTRUCTION AHEAD!

We are pleased to announce that NISD facility improvements are underway!! PLEASE NOTE: The tennis courts and concession stand/restrooms for baseball and softball are being paid for with saved money—NOT bond funds.

PLEASE BE AWARE WE ARE BEGINNING CONSTRUCTION ON SEVERAL PROJECTS
• TENNIS COURTS – CURRENTLY
• CONCESSION/RESTROOMS AT THE SOFTBALL & BASEBALL FIELDS STARTS IN UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN BACK OF THE ELEMENTARY. MID-APRIL
• 8 CLASSROOM ADDITION TO WEST SIDE OF THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL— CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN. SOON
• HIGH SCHOOL BAND HALL RENOVATION – BEGINS! MAY 1
• JUNIOR HIGH SCIENCE LABS UPGRADES BEGIN THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE

LARGE TRUCKS AND EQUIPMENT WILL BE ON SITE AND NO STUDENTS OR STAFF MAY BE IN THOSE AREAS!! .

Truck drivers have been told to use the Link Road entrance and to try to avoid school startup and dismissal times, but there will probably added traffic problems.

SAFETY IS OUR BIGGEST CONCERN!

CALL (830) 372-1930 WITH QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

Cyberbullying Discussion

The Navarro ISD would like you to join us by: Standing Up ... Not Standing By

Cyberbullying is when someone uses technology like cell phones or email to deliberately and repeatedly harm, embarrass or threaten someone else. Research shows that about one third of 10-18 year-olds have experienced some form of cyberbullying. A recent student suicide in San Antonio points to the critical need for this discussion. Join our school and community in helping our students avoid this pitfall of our digital culture.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH, From 6:00PM-7:00PM at the HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA

** Some Content may not be appropriate for young children

Attention Seniors: ImmTrac Deadlines

ImmTrac is an electronic immunization registry that your vaccinations were reported to by your doctors as you grew up. In order to keep these records available electronically to you as an adult you will need to fill out the adult consent form that was sent home through your English class this week. Mail the form in between your 18th and 19th birthday or your record will be deleted from the system. Extra forms are available in the nurse’s office. Click the link to get a copy of the form.

Navarro ISD is proud to announce that we will be participating in Special Olympic events this year!

If your child is interested in competing, please contact:

Laura Stocking
Special Olympics Coordinator/Coach
830-372-1943
Laura.stocking@nisd.us

SOTX Mission
The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.

Welcome to a fresh new school year!

Dear Navarro ISD Parents and Community Members:

We have begun this year with 1814 students, as compared to 1743 when we closed in May. Our classrooms are full!

Looking at enrollment growth over the last several years, and considering the recommendations of the facilities committees, the Board has decided to ask the community to vote on a bond issue on November 3rd, which would fund several major projects. If approved, the $21 million bond would provide for:

A new Intermediate School (grades 4-6) to be built on 16 acres owned by the district next to the Elementary school;
Eight additional classrooms to be added to the Elementary School for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Special Needs;
Expansion and renovation of the High School Band Hall;
Renovation of two science labs at the Junior High, and the conversion of a computer lab to a third science lab; and
Demolition of the existing main Intermediate School building, to be replaced with parking.

We will be holding several informational meetings over the next few months so that you can make an informed decision when you vote. Dates will be posted on the website.

The district and all of our campuses Met Standard under the Texas accountability system. The High School earned one Distinction Designation, the Junior High earned one as well, and the Elementary School earned two. As we compare our district to others around the state, we are proud of our students’ academic performance. Our student body is diverse in terms of ethnicity and family income, but united by high expectations for achievement and citizenship.

I hope that you will explore our website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Teachers post the Year at a Glance overview of the curriculum and their weekly lesson plans on their webpages; a full calendar of events is there, including the athletic and band schedules; and you will also find detailed academic and financial information. The district has earned the “Platinum” State Comptroller’s Leadership Circle designation for financial transparency, due to the thoroughness of our web postings. Parents are encouraged to keep up with their children’s grades through TxConnect, and they may sign up to receive important messages through K12 Alerts. You can even monitor what your child eats through Lunch Money Now, as well as paying online.

We are blessed to have tremendous support from parents and community members. We have an active School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) that always welcomes new members, and a Foundation that raises funds to provide for teacher grants for special activities, teaching materials, and equipment. Many parents participate in campus activities such as PTO, Project Graduation, and the Athletic, Band, and Ag. Booster Clubs. The Panther Posse sponsors an annual golf tournament that raises funds to support all of the athletic programs.

This is truly a community that values its schools and prizes high quality education for all of its students. I am proud to be part of it.

Dee Carter
Superintendent

2015-2016 Residency Policy - All Returning Students MUST Prove Residency

Navarro ISD has a strict residency policy, and a limited number of grandfathered tuition transfer students. The district is growing and we are close to outgrowing the Elementary and Intermediate schools. Many core classrooms at the secondary are larger than we would like. Therefore, the Board of Trustees voted to not accept any new transfer families for the 2015- 2016 school year. For this reason, and in order to protect our taxpayers, we are expanding our residency check to include all grade levels.

Erwin - Lee Football Field Memorial

Erwin-Lee football stadium at Navarro High School is named in honor of Head Football Coach Ruel Erwin and Ag Teacher Norman Lee. A Go Fund Me Site gofundme.com/wmt8zF78 has been started to raise funds to honor their legacy. These two men died on August 11,1971 while helping the Navarro High School Panthers field their first football team. The fund will be use to pay for a monument in honor of these two men at the football field. Many in the community do not know the history of why the field is named after these men. For more information about the project visit the Erwin - Lee Football Field Memorial Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Erwin-Lee-Football-Field-Memorial/866582730080465

Senior Parents - ImmTrac - Electronic Immunization Registry

ImmTrac is an electronic immunization registry that your child's vaccinations were reported to by their doctors as they grew up. In order to keep these records available electronically to your child as an adult they will need to fill out the adult consent form that was sent home through theit English class this week. Mail the form in between their 18th and 19th birthday or their record will be deleted from the system. Extra forms are available in the nurse’s office.

Congratulations to the Navarro ISD Teachers of the Year!

Navarro Elementary - 1st Grade Teacher - Charlene Wilfong
Navarro Intermediate - Special Education Teacher - Jennifer Mulvaney
Navarro Junior High - Art Teacher - Mollie Ryan
Navarro High School - 9th Grade English Teacher - Amber Williams

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Upcoming Events

Girl Scouts of America/Elementary Gym
Date: 5/30/2016, 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
1st Grade Field Trip, Seguin Park
Date: 5/31/2016
Elementary Awards Assemblies
Date: 5/31/2016
Location: 3rd grade, 9:00 am 2nd grade, 2:00 pm
Junior Girl Scouts/Tuesdays Intermediate classroom
Date: 5/31/2016, 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
3rd Field Trip SOLC
Date: 6/1/2016
Elementary Award Assemblies
Date: 6/1/2016
Location: 1st Grade, 9:00 am Kinder, 2:00 pm