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HCTC Mandatory Orientation night for 2017-18 courses: Any student who has not yet attended an orientation for their HCTC 2017-18 course will need to attend on Tuesday, Aug 15th at either 6pm or 6:45pm at the HCTC located at 5501 Marine Creek Pkwy, FTW, Tx 76179. Please call 817-306-1925 for more information.
EMS ISD is seeking parent and community representatives to serve on the district School Health Advisory Committee. Commitment is minimal but impact is invaluable! Click headline for application.
Suggested summer reading for elementary, middle and high school students are now posted. High school Pre-AP and AP summer reading assignments are also online now. Click headline to access the lists.
Three individuals with links to the EMS ISD community participate in The Artisan Theater’s production of Mary Poppins, which runs from June 16-July 22. Click the headline to read more.
Staff and administrators completed the American Heart Association's Heartsaver training on June 7 that covered First Aid, CPR, and AED procedures.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is pleased to welcome three new faces in key leadership roles to EMS ISD: Karen Miller as Director of Continuous Improvement and Program Evaluation, Mariella Alvarado as Director of Counseling, and Barry Baker as Director of Student Services and Safety.
The EMS ISD graduating Class of 2017 took center stage to commemorate their achievements and transition from high school seniors to high school graduates on Sunday, June 4. Watson High School’s ceremony was Friday, June 2. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
Congratulations to Boswell, Chisholm Trail, and Saginaw High School Valedictorians and Salutatorians! Each of these students will take center stage on Sunday, June 4, to commemorate their achievements. We are proud of each of you for your commitment and dedication to academic success!
The EMS ISD Athletic Department held its annual Spring Signing Day at all three high schools in the district on May 24.
For the fourth year in a row, Chisholm Trail Freshmen Select Chorale member David Gomez was selected as an Outstanding Performer at the State Solo-Ensemble Vocal Contest earning him an UIL State Champion medal.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is pleased to announce two new elementary principals who will be joining EMS ISD for 2017-18: Beth Sanders at High Country Elementary School and Jason Beaty at Eagle Mountain Elementary School.
English I Teacher Danielle Bailey invited Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price to speak to her freshmen students about getting involved in the community through volunteering.
Sixty-four scholarship and eight grant recipients were honored on May 20 at the Academic Excellence Awards Gala hosted by the EMS Education Foundation. The top 10 seniors from each high school were also recognized, as well as their selected teachers.
Several EMS ISD athletes will compete in the 2017 Statewide Special Olympics Athletics Competition Summer Games at The University of Texas in Arlington’s Maverick Stadium on May 25-28.
EMS ISD elementary PACE students presented "Evening with the Experts" on May 17 at Chisholm Trail High School. The evening showcased the gifted and talented students' research projects as they presented them to not only their peers, but also to parents and staff members.
TX-20105 earned their first AFJROTC's Distinguished Unit Award. Saginaw alumni Matt Daskal commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the Army Reserves.
Second-graders at Bryson Elementary School recently completed a hands-on financial literacy project that raised over $200 for the Fort Worth Animal Shelter. The students made real world connections and were able to see economics in action.
We will be serving anyone 18 years of age or younger for FREE, breakfast and/or lunch.
As part of their Blue Zones initiative, Chisholm Ridge holds Walking School Bus event.
Winning student artwork from EMS ISD's Art Xperience 2017 is on display at the Milan Art Gallery in downtown Fort Worth May 18-21.
Saginaw senior Maison Leck placed first in the 2017 State Gymnastics Championships on parallel bars on April 28-29.
Boswell sophomore Julia Newell placed as the State Champion on uneven bars and Coach Candice Vincent was named Regional Coach of the Year.
Registration for the first ever EMS ISD Discovery STEM Camp for middle school girls is now open. It is limited to the first 25 girls that sign up. Click headline for more information.
Veteran educator Karen Pressley, current principal at Highland Middle, has been selected as the next principal for Saginaw High School.
Jalen Seals placed first in Triple Jump at the UIL 5A State Track and Field Championships on May 11-12 at the University of Texas in Austin.
Middle and high school concert bands and choirs receive 1st divisions at UIL. High school theatre One Act Plays advance at UIL. High school visual arts and dance teams place at state and national competitions. Elementary Fine Arts participate in choir competitions and Art Xperience.
FFA seniors from all three high schools were awarded Windy Ryon Memorial Roping Scholarships at their end-of-year celebration on May 8.
The Chisholm Trail Chorale will join the Fort Worth Youth Symphony, the Tarrant County Choral Union and the TCU Chorale to perform Nico Gutierrez's world premiere performance of his collaborative work, Give Her Music, at the Bass Hall on May 14.
The Boswell HS Student Council has been elected to serve as president of the Texas Association of Student Councils for 2017-18. In addition, the BHS Council received a National Gold Council of Excellence Award.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw AFJROTC cadets gathered at Saginaw High School to celebrate another outstanding year. Instructors, veterans and civic leaders presented hundreds of individual awards to TX-20105’s finest.
Come join us for the district art show, Art Xperience 2017! The show will feature outstanding visual artwork from all campuses, kindergarten through 12th grade.
Reserve your spot in one or more enrichment camps or performance courses offered throughout the summer. Click the headline for information and registration links.
Congratulations to all the students who advanced to State in track and field, gymnastics and golf. Click on the headline to read more.
Students from Boswell, Chisholm Trail and Saginaw high schools participated in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state contest with outstanding results. The contest took place March 6-8 in Dallas. Click the headline to read more!
Calling all future scholars! Registration for incoming kindergarten students will be May 1-5. Click the headline to see campus-specific dates.
Monday's kick-off event at Hafley Development Center featured music performances by the Prairie Vista MS band, cheer and dance routines by Chisolm Trail Cheer, and song and drumming performances by the 4-year-olds from EMS ISD Child Care.
Congratulations to 8th graders Jacob Frizzell and Shelby Hansen for earning $2,500 college scholarships from the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation for 2017. Of the 248 applications received from the DFW area, only 34 students were selected as recipients.
The 2017 district employees of the year were announced during the annual Employee Recognition Luncheon on April 18. The event honors service awards for 20+ years, retirees, and campus and district employees of the year. Click the headline to read more about this year's winners.
Congratulations to the Boswell High School One Act Play cast, crew, and directors for placing 2nd Runner Up (3rd Overall) at the UIL One Act Play 5A State Contest on April 13. Click on the headline to read more.
In-district transfer requests for the 2017-2018 school year will be submitted electronically through Family Access. Click the headline to learn more.
HCTC students Mandy Hiett (SHS) and Bre McNichols (BHS) are the first EMS ISD students to be selected to compete in NASA's International Space Settlement Design Competition at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Click here to read more about their national championship project.
Students from the HCTC recently competed in the SkillsUSA State Contest in Corpus Christi and achieved outstanding results. Seventy EMS ISD students, representing all four high schools, competed with 22 earning Top 3 placements.
The Saginaw mens' Gymnastics team competed at the Regional Gymnastics meet at Richland High School on April 4-5. Senior Maison Leck set a school record with three perfect 10's during the two-day competition and led the team to a victory.
The Lady Rough Riders of Saginaw High School claimed their district title for the second consecutive year during the District 6-5A Track and Field meet hosted by Chisholm Trail HS on April 5-6. Click the headline to see individual awards.
Jill Lucero spent 10 years teaching 4th & 5th grade at High Country Elementary, and for the past two years has been serving as the Title Math Specialist at Saginaw Elementary. Watch the short video to learn about her favorite part of teaching and what it means to Jill to "Carry the Torch."
Eagle Mountain Elementary students and staff were honored on April 5 with a celebrity guest appearance from a TCU spirit squad. Click the headline to read more.
More than 30 thousand books were donated by EMS families to be shared with elementary students at the District Reading Festivals taking place on April 10 at our high schools. Click the headline to read more.
Congratulations to Rosa Rivas, fourth-grade dual language classroom teacher at Gililland Elementary, for being recognized for excellence and leadership in bilingual education. Click the headline to read more.
Congratulations to EMS Nutrition Services for earning the TDA's Best of the Bunch Award for use of locally grown food and nutritious menu options. Click the headline to read more.
The Super Owls team from LPE placed second in the Destination Imagination regional competition, earning a spot at the state contest. Click the headline to read more.
Seven EMS students representing BOS, CTHS and SHS showcased their knowledge and projects during the leading exposition and technical conference for the aerospace and defense manufacturing industry. Click the headline to read more.
The Chisholm Trail High School Charmers drill team earned multiple team and individual awards at the 2017 Danceline USA Classic State Competition on February 24-25 at Weatherford High School. Click the headline to read about their award-winning performances.
Congratulations to Samantha Schramm, senior at Boswell High School, for being honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award. Click the headline to read more.
The first day of classes for students for the 2017-2018 school year will be August 21, 2017. The Board of Trustees approved next year's academic calendar during the February 27 regular meeting. Click the headline for more.
The Saginaw Chamber recently recognized Dr. Jim Chadwell, Superintendent, and Kirk Murdock, Director of Technology, with awards for Citizen of the Year and Educator of the Year. Click the headline for more.
Thirty-three students representing all four EMS ISD high schools earn top marks in regional law enforcement and forensic science contest. Click the headline to read more and see the list of winners.
Anthe Anagnostis, Principal of Creekview Middle School, and Allissa Clark, Life Skills teacher at CTHS, have been named finalists for the prestigious H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. Click the headline to read more and see a video of the surprise announcements.
Calling all high school Advanced Placement students! The Advanced Academics Department is hosting mock exam opportunities for AP students. Click the headline to read more and sign up.
On Saturday, February 11, students from across the region competed in the Visual Arts Scholastic Event hosted by CTHS, where EMS high school students claimed more than 140 regional medals. Click the headline to read more.
Athletic trainers at Boswell, Chisholm Trail, and Saginaw high schools were recognized earlier this month for their commitment to keeping student athletes safe by providing safe environments for players during class, practice, and during games. Click the headline to read more.
Creekview Middle School student Kayli Jones competed against 35 top area spellers to earn the first place trophy in the area spelling bee. Click the headline to learn more!
Ryan Almusawi, a junior at Saginaw HS, has been recognized for his outstanding leadership and commitment to volunteering within the local community and has been awarded with the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Click the headline to read more about this honor.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Athletic Department held it's annual National Signing Day at all three high schools throughout the district on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Congratulations to all athletes who will continue their careers at the collegiate level!
Last month, automotive technology students from across Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma competed in the Universal Technical Institute Top Tech Auto Challenge, where four EMS ISD students placed among the top finishers and claimed various prizes. Click the headline to read more.
Congratulations to all the students who participated and received awards! Categories included photography, dance choreography, literature, film production, musical composition and visual arts. Click the headline for photos and a list of winners in each category.
On February 18, students from all three EMS high schools will participate in the Junior Achievement Trade Fair at Northeast Mall in Hurst where they will showcase their companies' products. Click the headline to read more.
The annual District and School Climate Survey is underway and we need to hear from you! All parents are encouraged to share feedback about your satisfaction with the district as well as experiences with your child's school. Click the headline to read more and access the survey link.
Cold and flu season is in full swing and EMS would like to remind parents, students, and staff throughout the district to guard against the spread of these harmful germs. Click the headline to read more.
Two students from Chisholm Trail High School have been named to this year's TMEA All-State Band. Click the headline to read more.
RPE has been chosen as a 2017 Model School by the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) for standing out as an exemplary leader among hundreds of campuses from districts across the country.
Students attending the Hafley Development Center were treated to a holiday movie premier themed party where culinary arts students from the Hollenstein Career & Technology Center served holiday-themed treats to guests. Click the headline to read more.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is pleased to announce that Walter Berringer has been named principal of Chisholm Trail High School. Click the headline to read more about his experience and educational beliefs.
EMS ISD's counseling department has scheduled informational meetings regarding the district's new personalized course selection process for high school students and parents. Click the headline to learn more.
Students from Bryson, Comanche Springs, and Greenfield traveled to the Texas State Capitol to experience first-hand what they are learning in their Texas History classes. Click the headline to read more.
The Texas Education Agency recently announced that EMS ISD has earned the District of Innovation designation. Click the headline read more about how this impacts our community.
EMS ISD dyslexia teacher Sue Testerman was awarded the Holt Hickman Hero Award by Score a Goal in the Classroom during the Shriners Circus on November 19.
Instructional Technologists and Curriculum leaders have the opportunity to work with schools in Belize through the Teachers Reaching Teachers Globally organization. Click the headline to read more.
The football season came to an end for Boswell on Friday, December 2, during their game against Aledo, but this team rose to the occasion, going farther than any other EMS football team since 1977. Click the headline to read more about the Pioneers' football season.
EMS ISD Health Services is looking for people that are registered nurses, paramedics, or LVNs who have a passion for kids to work as nurse substitutes. Click the headline to learn more.
For the seventh consecutive year, the EMS purchasing department has received the TASBO Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations with Recognized status. Click the headline to learn more about this special recognition.
Raise Your Hand Texas highlighted CTHS for their efforts to engage families in the academic success of their students. Click the headline to access the full article.
Second graders from across the district showcased their reading skills in the annual reading bee and one student from Bryson Elementary advanced to the regional competition. Click the headline to read more.
Carla Hardy, assistant choir director at Chisholm Trail High School, was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). Click on the title above to read more.
EMS students and staff across the district participated in assemblies, programs, and activities to celebrate and honor our nation's veterans and military personnel. Click the headline to see a roundup of photos from these events.
As part of ED Goes Back to School Principal Shadowing Week, dozens of Education Department officials spent time learning about the work of principals by job shadowing them at school. BHS Principal Nika Davis was one of 79 from across the nation selected for this opportunity. Click the headline to read more.
The BHS football team won against Lubbock Cooper in the Regional Semi-Finals this past Saturday and will face the Aledo Bearcats in the Regional Championship game at AT&T Stadium on Friday, December 2 at 9 p.m.
More than 300 students from Ed Willkie MS attended JA in a Day at TCC's Northwest campus on Friday, November 4. Click the headline to read more about Junior Achievement and JA in a Day.
Creekview MS team manager, Xavier Hernandez, took the field during the last football game of the season to score a touchdown for the Colts. Click the headline to read more.
The SHS girls cross country team competed at the regional meet this past Saturday where to members of the team placed and will advance to the state meet later this month. Click the headline to read more.
Two EMS ISD students qualified for the final round of the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering Children's Poetry Contest held in the Fort Worth Stockyards this past weekend. Click the headline to read more.
The Texas Education Agency released financial accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters across the state, with EMS ISD earning the highest rating granted by the agency. Click the headline to read more.
The highest award bestowed by the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, Inc., the award recognizes schools for high achievement levels in nine major categories of critical performance elements found in excellent schools. Click the headline to read more.
On Friday, October 28, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) launched an online survey offering parents, taxpayers, and the general public an avenue to provide input on the state’s implementation of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Dr. Dana Barnes, principal of Chisholm Trail HS, has been named as the district’s Executive Director of Educational Services. Click the headline to read more about Dr. Barnes and her new role.
The District’s social studies department has introduced a new contest as part of the local history enrichment curriculum called “Passport to Our Community” for students enrolled in grades third through eighth.
94.9 KLTY, in partnership with the Mathnasium Corporation, awarded Saginaw Elementary student, Kalah Fournier, with a $1,000 scholarship.
EMS ISD is pleased to announce that Chisholm Trail High School hosted the Jostens Renaissance Back to School Tour on Monday, October 24.
Approximately 100 EMS ISD students and staff participated in the annual Taste of Northwest event, hosted by the Saginaw Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 20. Click the headline to read more.
All EMS high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend Super Saturday at the HCTC on October 29 where representatives from each school along with college financial aid reps will assist students with the college application process.
The Saginaw girls cross country team won the first district cross country championship in school history. Click the headline to read more.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is pleased to announce that Carrie Harrison has been named as the new Human Resources Director of Secondary Staffing
Tony Owens submitted his resignation as a Board member effective October 17. Former Trustee Tim Dennis was appointed to fill the vacancy. Click the headline to read more.
Students in grades K-12 had the opportunity to participate in a mock election, which helped bring the democratic process and current events to life for our future voters.
Red Ribbon Week is October 23-31. Click on the headline to see Red Ribbon Week activities taking place around the district.
Each year, more than 1,000 students from across the region audition for a place in one of the three TMEA Region 30 Honor Choirs: the All-Region Mixed Choir, the All-Region Treble Choir, and the All-Region 9-10 Honor Choir.
On Friday, October 7, students and staff from Remington Point Elementary School gathered for a fun visit from “The Voice” contestant Austin Allsup, who stopped by for his hometown visit.
Coach Leslie Crook has been named to the USTA All-Star Team as a Coach of the Year for her dedication and contributions to the sport of tennis and her no-cut tennis program at CTHS. Click the headline to read more.
Boswell, Chisholm, and Saginaw High School jazz students earned top spots in the All-Region Jazz Band on Saturday, September 17, at BHS, where they competed against other 5A and 6A schools.
Five EMS students were selected to participate in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s prestigious Teen/Artist Project beginning September 2016 through April 2017. Click the headline to read more.
All three EMS high schools made their mark at the HEB Drum Line Clinic and Contest held at Pennington Field in Bedford on Saturday, September 17. Click the headline to read more.
Earlier this week, NBC 5 aired a segment titled, "Tell Me Something Good," which recognized EMS volunteer Tom Bainter for his good works and for receiving the Hero for Children award from the State Board of Education in Austin. Click the headline to access the NBC 5 news story.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is excited to announce that EMS Athletic Director Brent Barker was inducted into the Faulkner University Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 10, in Montgomery, Ala. Click the headline to read more.
EMS ISD is excited to announce that four seniors representing Boswell and Saginaw high schools have been named Commended Scholars in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is excited to announce that Saginaw High School will host the High School Nation (HSN) Tour, a free, two-hour music and arts festival where students and staff come together to celebrate the arts, on Monday, October 3.
The EMS ISD Board of Education was honored as one of five finalists for 2016 Texas Outstanding School Board on Saturday, September 24, during the state TASA/TASB Convention. Click the headline to read more.
The Spirit of Saginaw band competed in the U.S. Bands Dallas Regional Marching Contest on Saturday, September 24, in Denton, where they won first in both the Group V Open Class and the captions for Overall Effect, Visuals, and Percussion.
The Hafley Development Center was awarded a $3,000 Quality Grant on Wednesday, September 21, at the Texas Rising Star conference in Hurst for meeting the new state Texas Rising Star accreditations.
Three teachers from Chisholm Ridge Elementary School implemented a new playground program called the “Buddy Bench,” a spot where children can go to find a friend. Click the headline to read more.
Chisholm Trail High School’s Ranger Regiment competed against 26 bands from across the state on Saturday, October 1, at the Golden Triangle Marching Competition in Denton.
The Boswell High School Band of Gold competed in the H-E-B Marching Band Competition in Bedford on Saturday, October 1, against 24 5A and 6A classification bands.
Boswell, Chisholm Trail, and Saginaw high schools are celebrating the annual Homecoming festivities with special events including carnivals, pep rallies, and varsity football action. Click the headline to read more about this year's events at each school.
Boswell and Chisholm Trail high schools traveled to Springtown on Saturday, October 8, to compete against 19 other bands in the annual Sound of Springtown Marching Showcase.