Foster Village Elementary School Principal Announced

Birdville ISD Superintendent Dr. Darrell Brown announced the appointment of Sherri Gamble as principal of Foster Village Elementary. She is replacing Jody Fadely, who was recently named principal of Richland Middle School. 

Gamble has been assistant principal at Watauga Elementary since 2015. Prior to Watauga Elementary, she was the assistant principal at Stowe Elementary from 2012–15, the school librarian at Stowe Elementary from 2007–12, and a third- and fifth-grade teacher at Stowe Elementary from 1992–2007. 

She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of North Texas.

NRH Environmental Education Grant Program and Green Campus winners announced

Keep NRH BeautifulThe City of North Richland Hills’ Keep NRH Beautiful Commission recently announced their Environmental Education Grant Program and Green Campus winners.

  • 2015–16 Environmental Education Grant Program: Green Valley Elementary: Digging Into KinderGarden: North Ridge Elementary: Wild About Flowers, Bugs and Birds; Foster Village Elementary: Hydroponic Garden; and the Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning (BCTAL): Bistro Solar-Powered Charging Station. (A total of $2,000 in funding will be provided for these projects.)
  • Green Campus: Birdville High School, Green Valley Elementary and North Ridge Elementary. (Each school will receive a $150 cash prize to be used towards campus maintenance or beautification.)

Parent Night: How to Raise Responsible Children

Parent Night: How to Raise Responsible Children


Thursday, September 10
6–7 p.m.
Smithfield Elementary Cafeteria
6724 Smithfield Road
North Richland Hills, TX 76180

The evening will consist of:
Valuable parent information and insight, light refreshments and information about upcoming Parenting Center class(es). This event is for Smithfield, Porter and Foster Village Elementary families.

Foster Village Elementary Learning About Kindness



Foster Village Elementary students and staff are learning about “kindness” this six weeks. Each grade level has selected a “random act of kindness” to perform.


  • Kindergarten is supporting NRH Fire Station 4 with a toy drive and taking cocoa and cookies to our firemen.
  • First grade is supporting all the campus staff with treats and thank you cards.
  • Second grade is participating in Operation Gratitude to deployed troops with candy and cards.
  • Third grade is having a book drive for The Academy at West Birdville.
  • Fourth grade is taking cards and cookies to Brookdale and Horizon Bay senior centers as they visit and sing Christmas carols.
  • Fifth Grade is delivering food at the Community Enrichment Center of NRH to cars, singing carols and taking cocoa to workers.
  • The ASPIRE program is writing letters to Santa to support the Macy’s Make a Wish Foundation campaign.