Monthly Archives: July 2014

Freshman Freakout

The BHS Student Council will host Freshmen Freakout for all incoming freshmen on Monday, August 11, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the high school gym.  Activities will include a meet and greet, a fashion show, high school survival tips from alumni, a tour, and an optional water balloon fight at the end.  BYOWB—Bring Your Own Water Balloons!  No water guns please!

For more information, you may contact Jennifer Roberts at or 903-894-3272.

1:1 Middle School Macbook Parent Meeting Dates

Two new dates have been set for 1:1 Macbook parent meetings at the Middle School.  All incoming 7th grade parents and parents of new students must attend a meeting. If you have already attended a meeting in the district, you do not have attend a meeting at the Middle School. However, you must go by the Middle School office to sign the current school year’s technology paperwork. Parent meeting dates are as follows:

August 12 at 6:00 p.m.

August 13 at 12:00 p.m.

All information regarding the 1:1 technology program will be addressed at this time. There will be a Q & A for parents at the conclusion of the meeting.

Meet the teacher – MS new time

August 18

Intermediate School 5:30-6:30 p.m.

High School 7-8 p.m.

August 19

Primary School 5:30-6:30 p.m.

  • 5:30-6 p.m. PK and Kindergarten in cafeteria
  • 5:30-6 p.m. 1st Grade in classrooms
  • 6-6:30 p.m. 1st Grade in cafeteria
  • 6-6:30 p.m. PK and Kindergarten in classrooms

Elementary School

  • 3rd & 4th grades 6:30-7:30 p.m.

August 20

Elementary School

  • 2nd grade 5-6 p.m.

Middle School

  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Volleyball camp set

Lady Panther Volleyball Camps will be July 21st-24th from 9-11am for incoming 3rd-6th graders, then 12-3pm for incoming 7th and 8th graders.

The Freshmen camp will be on July 28th-31st from 9-12. All camps will be held at Bullard High School. You can get a registration form on the Bullard ISD website under Athletics or you can register at camp.

The 2014 Volleyball season for the high school will begin with a mandatory Parent/Athlete meeting on July 31st at 6:30pm at BHS. Then Monday, August 4th – Thursday August 7th will be 2-a-day workouts. Introduction will start at 7:30am and workouts start at 8am. Times will be from 8-11:30am and 1:30-5pm Mon – Thurs. Be sure to have a physical turned in with the training staff before Aug 4th. Contact Coach Belshaw if you have any questions.

Interim Superintendent named

During a meeting Monday night, the Bullard ISD Board of Trustees appointed Joe Dan Lee as Interim Superintendent.

Lee has been in public education for more than 30 years. He has spent 27 of those years as a Superintendent in various school districts in Texas including Redwater ISD, Pine Tree ISD, and Georgetown ISD. He was named the Region 8 Superintendent of the Year in 1988, and was a finalist for the 2002 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year. He also worked for the Texas Association of School Boards from 2007-2010.

Lee received both his Bachelor and Master degrees from Texas A&M University – Commerce. Additionally, he holds Educational Administration certificates in Mid-Management and Superintendent Certification.

Lee will assume the role of Interim Superintendent on August 1, 2014.

Back to school shoe drive

Buckner and 89.5 KVNE have joined forces for the Back to school Shoe Drive that will benefit East Texas children in need.

You can donate new shoes at the Bullard ISD Administration Building at 1426B. S. Houston.

Needed: Youth 4 to adult sizes – athletic or canvas shoes are the most needed.