Northwest Independent School District

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School Bus Caught In Floodwater Slides Off Highway 114

The fast, heavy morning rains caused problems on roadways across North Texas. A school bus, caught in floodwaters, slid off the road at State Highway 114 and Blue Mound Road, in far north Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–05/21/2015

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Parents & Students Confront School Board About Classmate’s Killer Blog

Adults and children turn out in droves at a Northwest Independent School District board meeting. The group expressed continuing concerns about a student who wrote a graphic blog about killing some of his classmates.

CBSDFW.COM–04/13/2015

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Texas Student Writes Book About Torturing & Killing Classmates

A North Texas middle school is addressing some very concerned parents, after a student created a very detailed, very graphic story about torturing classmates.

CBSDFW.COM–03/23/2015

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School Bus Driver Recounts Afternoon Of Fire & Evacuation

School bus driver Heather Bowen said she had no reason to fear for the safety of the high school-aged students on her Northwest ISD bus Wednesday. But that vehicle was minutes from being engulfed in flames.

CBS 11–12/04/2014

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Students Recount Moments Before School Bus Burst Into Flames

In a flash, a North Texas school bus filled with students was on fire. For the first time Wednesday night, those students share the frightening moments before they were able to escape.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2014

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Local Atheist Group Criticizes Northwest ISD Assembly

It’s not the message, but the messenger, drawing criticism at Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club.

10/12/2011

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Trophy Club Teacher Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Extra counselors will be available at Beck Elementary School in Trophy Club to help students and faculty cope with the death of a math and science teacher.

10/11/2011

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‘Kid Taxis’ Supplanting Bus Service For Some Parents

Thousands of students start school Monday. But some of their parents are still thinking of ways to get them to class. As districts charge for rides, many parents have gone to private transportation, but that has little oversight.

08/19/2011

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Child’s Case Illustrates Differences In Diagnosing Autism

When a Fort Worth boy was diagnosed by doctors to have autism, his mother asked his school place him in a separate class. But the school’s experts didn’t find him to have the condition. The issue, experts say, is that autism is difficult to diagnose and may differ between doctors.

04/12/2011