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Start Your Book Fair Shopping Early 


Our in-school Book Fair begins on 
April 27, 2015, but you can begin your book shopping now at the Online Book Fair.  Visit the Book Fair Homepage at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/bynumisd and click on the Shop Nowbutton.  Online shopping is available until May 2, 2015. You can create wish lists and invite friends and family to shop with e-Cards. Best of all, purchases benefit our school and will help us achieve our Book Fair goal.  All online orders ship for FREE to the school, after the Online Fair has ended.


Benefits of Online Shopping:

  • Convenient access 24 hours a day from April 17, 2015 till May 2, 2015
  • Expanded selection for ALL ages—preschool to adult
  • Send a wish list to invite family and friends to shop
  • Search for books by category, grade, age & price
  • ALL purchases benefit our school
  • FREE shipping directly to our school (orders will be sent home with your child)


So get a jump on your Book Fair shopping and thanks for supporting our school!

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Teacher Spotlight

Mrs. Julie Shwarts is our special education teacher. She is an incredible asset to our school and students. Mrs. Shwarts is incredibly dedicated to her students, her job, and Bynum School. This year she moved from a life skills setting to becoming a resource and inclusion teacher. Mrs. Shwarts accepted the challenge and showed tremendous growth and self-discipline. 
An educator's primary goal is student learning and Mrs. Shwarts is the perfect model of what learning "looks like" for her students. Not only has she learned a new role, she is also taking a college English class to expand her knowledge base and communicates with her students that learning is a life-long process. Her dedication speaks volumes of her character. 
Mrs. Shwarts genuinely cares for her students. You will see her at sporting events cheering (which also makes her a great cheer sponsor), in the cafeteria talking with students, staying after school to help students catch up, and at home still working to make sure she is completing the mounds of paperwork that come with her job. We are so grateful for all Mrs. Shwarts has done and continues to do to serve our Bulldogs!
Procedures for Bynum ISD in the Event of Inclement Weather Closing or Delays

In the event of inclement weather, the decision to open or close schools will be communicated as soon as possible to parents/guardians and staff in several ways.

  • The district will call the following radio/TV stations - KHBR (AM 1560), KXXV-TV channel 25 in Waco, and KXAS-TV channel 5 in Dallas/Ft.Worth. The stations will then broadcast this information to the public.
  • Automated phone calls will be made will be made as soon as possible to parents and staff for whom the district has current phone numbers through the districts messaging system, SchoolReach, stating whether schools are to be open or closed 
  • The information will be posted on the district’s website.
  • District Facebook and Twitter accounts will reflect delays and closures in a timely manner.
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Bynum ISD Achieves Met Standard rating plus all academic distinctions

The Texas Education Agency recently announced Texas schools achieving  MET Standard rating plus all academic distinctions.  Under the state accountability system, campuses in Texas that achieve the rating of Met Standard can also earn distinction designations in the following three areas:

  • Top 25 Percent Student Progress

  • Academic Achievement in Reading/English language arts

  • Academic Achievement in Mathematics

Bynum ISD was one of the 759 schools and the ONLY SCHOOL IN HILL COUNTY  that earned designations in all three potential areas.  For more information visit the TEA website at http://www.tea.state.tx.us then select Testing/Accountability.
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Bynum High School Awarded Bronze Award


U.S News & World Report released the 2013 list of Best High Schools on April 23, 2013. This is the second time Bynum High School has been awarded the Bronze Award since the first ever list was posted in November 2007.

 U.S. News & World Report analyzed 21,035 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. This is the total number of public high schools that had 12th-grade enrollment and sufficient data from the 2010-2011 school year to analyze. (Nebraska was the only state that did not report enough data and therefore was not evaluated for any part of the rankings.)

The U.S. News Best High Schools project identifies the country's top-performing public high schools. The goal is to provide a clear, unbiased picture of how well public schools serve all of their students – from the highest achieving to the lowest achieving – in preparing them to demonstrate proficiency in basic skills as well as readiness for college-level work.

The U.S. News & World Report's editors believe high schools are among America's most important institutions, adding the Best High Schools to its series was a natural progression. Education drives our country's future. Recognizing schools that are performing well and providing them as models to other schools will inspire educators and communities to do better. By sharing this information, parents across the country will be armed with information to help them make better-informed decisions about their child's education.

All public high schools were eligible and nearly all were evaluated in the process of calculating the rankings. The U.S. News Best High Schools methodology collected state test data from state departments of education. The information used to determine rankings can be found online.



Visit US News Website for more details
Tax Rate Information
Bynum ISD adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 12.5422 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-44.30.
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Texas College & Career, a no-cost, one-stop, online college and career planning resource for all secondary students, parents and educators, has interactive planning tools in English and Spanish.

The new resource site www.TexasCollegeandCareer.org is available state-wide at no-cost to all Texas secondary students, their families and educators. Recently launched by the Texas Education Agency and funded during the 82nd session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers appropriated funds for the creation of a statewide online college and career readiness portal to provide online college and career preparation assistance to students, parents or guardians, school counselors, mentors and educators.  Texas College & Career targets an increase in the rate of K12 graduates transitioning to positive postsecondary outcomes.

 

Texas College & Career provides the key components of college and career planning all in one centralized location that’s easy to use. It’s accessible online anywhere, anytime and is available to fully browse in English or Spanish.    The site includes:

 

Interactive Planning Tools  Texas College & Career has interactive planning tools and checklists, including intuitive portfolio and resume building, interactive self-assessments, compatible career exploration and helps search scholarships and analyze financial aid costs. 

 

College & Career Search Tools  Texas College & Career helps to customize college and career searches, collaborate on college and career lists, search 4,500+ college profiles and 1,100 career profiles, and to compare these profiles with student interests.

 

Communication Tools   Parents and educators can connect with students to send emails and alerts to communicate important events and deadlines.  Students can receive reminders on upcoming test, scholarship or application deadlines.

 

Training is available at no cost for educators, families and students via the several online, live webinars each month.  There are also recorded webinars for quick and easy download at any time for convenience. To participate in these webinars and access these tools, visit the Training and Online Family Academy links at https://support.connectedu.net/Texas/training-center.html.

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