January 4 Flex Day Information

If you are … 

  • Not approved for the Flex Day on Monday, Jan. 4, please contact your principal for Professional Learning opportunities. You may also use a Vacation or Personal Leave day. 
  • Approved for the Flex Day*, you do not need to register for a session. 

* Exempt employees (employees who are not eligible for overtime/comp time – teachers, principals, asst. principals, counselors, nurses, diagnosticians, librarians, etc.). Exempt employees must complete the Flex Day Request form in Eduphoria! to submit up to six hours per Flex Day of professional learning to be considered for approval by their principal/supervisor. 

Non-exempt employees (employees who are eligible for overtime/comp time – EAs, admin. assistants, clerks, etc.) must get written approval from their supervisor for District work or professional learning completed outside the regular workday from June 1, 2020 to December 11, 2020. Comp time may not be used. 

Vacation or personal leave may be used in lieu of professional learning hours, or employees may report to their campus/department for a regular workday. 

If you have questions, please contact your principal. 

Summer School Administrator Applications Now Open

BISD is now accepting applications for summer school administrators. The deadline for secondary and elementary positions is Jan. 8; bilingual administrator applications are due on Jan. 15. 

Summer School Administrator Applications 

Elementary Students Holiday Artwork Showcase

Elementary students across BISD submitted artwork to be considered for the District’s 2020 Holiday Card Contest. 

Artwork from Benjamin Torres, fourth grader at Binion Elementary, was selected as the winner; Carsyn Allums, fifth grader at Porter Elementary, was selected as the second-place winner; Blayden Bolton, second grader at Hardeman Elementary, was selected as the third-place winner; and Lara Ida Feijão, fifth grader at Green Valley Elementary, was selected as honorable mention. #BISDShines 

View all 2020 holiday card entries

First Place Winner/Artwork

Binion Elementary Winner
First Place Winner Artwork

Second Place Winner/Artwork

Second Place Winner
second place artwork

Third Place Winner/Artwork

Third place winner
Third Place artwork

Fourth Place Winner/Artwork

fourth place winner
Fourth Place winner artwork

BCTAL Blooms Offering Custom Christmas Swags


BCTAL Blooms is excited to offer Customized Christmas Swags again this year! The swags (like the sample pictured below) start at $25 each plus tax. Swags will be available for pick-up via a drive-through format at the BCTAL on December 17th  from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Orders are limited! Click here to order yours today! [https://forms.gle/GHjDFC5ywaBYihpTA

BISD Now Offering Rapid COVID-19 Testing for Symptomatic Staff ONLY

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9, BISD is now offering free Rapid (15-minute results) COVID-19 tests for symptomatic staff ONLY from 6:308 a.m. MondayFriday at the Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning (BCTAL). The BCTAL is located at 7020 Mid Cities Blvd. in North Richland Hills. 

BISD is offering this testing to symptomatic employees ONLY. Students and community members will be directed to other testing sites in the area. 

You must have an appointment.  > Schedule testing date/time

BRING (Required): Employee ID and Driver’s License 

PARKING: View map for BCTAL COVID-19 Testing Entrance [Include map (BCTALTestingEntrance) – Make sure to mark parking and entrance] 



  • Be prepared to wait, the appointment may take 30 minutes or more from beginning to end. 
  • Social distance. 
  • Wear a mask. 
  • Stay in your car until your appointment arrival time.