Breckenridge Texan

2018 Back to School

    New school year kicks off at BISD

New school year kicks off at BISD

The 2018-19 school year got off to a good start in Breckenridge this morning, Thursday, Aug. 16. No major problems were reported at the five Breckenridge Independent School District campuses, as faculty, staff, students and parents returned for the first day of school. Tim Seymore, BISD superintendent, said everything seemed

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    Breckenridge schools start on Thursday, Aug. 16

Breckenridge schools start on Thursday, Aug. 16

Breckenridge Independent School District will start classes on Thursday, Aug. 16. The 2018-19 schedule includes 171 school days for students, with the last day of school being May 23, 2019. The first holiday of the school year will be Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. The students will also be out

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    Buckaroo reserved football tickets to go on sale Aug. 27

Buckaroo reserved football tickets to go on sale Aug. 27

The Breckenridge Independent School District 2018 reserved season football tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 27, at the School Administration building, 208 N. Miller St., to all 2017 reserved season football ticket holders. Tickets will be sold from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Reserved season

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    BISD provides maps, directions for avoiding road construction at BHS and BJHS when school starts

BISD provides maps, directions for avoiding road construction at BHS and BJHS when school starts

With major road construction underway on Lindsey Street in front of Breckenridge High School and Junior High, some changes have been planned for parking and for the drop-off/pick-up routes when school starts later this month. Breckenridge Independent School District Superintendent Tim Seymore said the school district has coordinated with the

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    This weekend: Tax-free holiday and Fill-the-Bus campaign

This weekend: Tax-free holiday and Fill-the-Bus campaign

Fill-the-Bus The community of Breckenridge will have the opportunity to help out families in need at the Fill-the-Bus event on Saturday, Aug. 11. Volunteers with the Student Health Advisory Committee will be accepting donations of school supplies, as well as monetary donations, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walmart.

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Early voting in BISD tax ratification election to start Aug. 8

The Breckenridge Independent School District will hold a special election on Saturday, Aug. 25, to ratify the tax rate adopted for the 2018-2019 school year, and early voting in that election begins Wednesday, Aug. 8. For details about the need for the election, click here to read the Breckenridge Texan

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    Registrations for new, returning BISD students underway; Meet the Teacher nights scheduled

Registrations for new, returning BISD students underway; Meet the Teacher nights scheduled

To many, it may seem like summer has just started, but the first day of school for Breckenridge Independent School District will be Thursday, Aug. 16, and registrations for new and returning students are underway. Students can be registered online at the BISD website (www.breckenridgeisd.org) through the Skyward Family Access.

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    School supply lists for 2018-19 academic year

School supply lists for 2018-19 academic year

Breckenridge Independent School District has issued the school supply lists for the elementary schools and the junior high. Click on the links below for the lists for each school. East Elementary has the lists for Pre-K through first grade; North Elementary has the lists for second and third grades; South

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Texas waives sales tax on most school supplies, clothing on Aug. 10-12

Whether you’re in need of backpacks, crayons or new school clothes, if you’re in Texas on Aug. 10-12, you can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This year, the Texas sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12.

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