October is Principal Appreciation Month, and Birdville ISD celebrates the educational leaders we call campus principals. They are:
Binion – Hilda Hager
Birdville – Tammy Pope
Cheney – Darrell Brown
Foster Village – Sherri Gamble
Francisco – Angela Limon
Green Valley – Dawn Demas
Hardeman – Katie Moran
Holiday Heights – Lisa Walker
Mullendore – Billy Pope
North Ridge – Deborah Coulson
Porter – Chad Paris
Richland – Kerri Sands
Smith – Jennifer Martin
Smithfield – Melissa Minix
Snow Heights – Susan Nall
Spicer – Cheryl Waddell, Ed.D.
Stowe – Nathan Frymark, Ed.D.
Academy at C.F. Thomas – Sabrina Linsey, Ph.D.
Walker Creek – Marsha Perry
Watauga – Sarah Upchurch
West Birdville – Vanessa Sutton
Haltom – Tim Drysdale
North Oaks – Jennifer Klaerner, Ph.D.
North Richland – Steve Ellis
North Ridge – John Davis
Richland – Jody Fadely
Smithfield – Kyle Pekurney
Watauga – Shannon Shedd
Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning – Carol Adcock
Birdville – Jason Wells
Collegiate Academy of Birdville – Michael Gerard
Haltom – Dion Varnado, Ed.D.
Richland – Mark McCanlies
Shannon – David Williams
Governor Greg Abbott’s Proclamation (opens in a new window)
Congratulations to Makayla Klie, Richland High School senior, for being named a National Merit Semifinalist. #BISDShines
Students will not have school Friday, Oct. 4 through Tuesday, Oct. 8. Classes will resume Wednesday, Oct. 9.
The Board of Trustees met in regular session on Thursday, September 26. The following link will provide you a summary of actions taken at their meeting.
> View September 26, 2019 e-review
> View Board of Trustees Website
Birdville ISD Superintendent Dr. Darrell Brown announced today the appointments of Tim Drysdale as principal of Haltom Middle School and Vanessa Sutton as principal at West Birdville Elementary. Drysdale is replacing Dr. Jill Balzer, who recently took a position in a neighboring school district; and Sutton is replacing Tim Drysdale.
BISD students will attend school for a half day on Friday, Sept. 27. For times, visit
Pre-K/PPCD (AM) 8–10:30 a.m. (PM) 10:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Elementary (K–5) 8:10 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Middle School (6–8) 8:40 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
High School (9–12) 7:30–11:30 a.m.
Shannon High School 7:45–11:45 a.m.