Shannon High Students Win State UIL Competition

On May 8, Shannon High School received the results from Best of Texas for their UIL Social Studies and Current Issues teams. They entered this contest in January and completed two rounds competing in the 6A division against other high schools from across the state of Texas. Shannon High School students received first place among 12th graders across the entire state and received First Place Overall Team in the 6A division in both Social Studies and Current Issues. This is the second year Shannon has taken first place in Current Issues and the first year in Social Studies. Team members are Ashley Daniel, senior; Bailey Malloy, senior; Myjoni Johnson, senior; Desiree Rodriguez, junior; and Jordan Turner, a sophomore. These students have put countless hours of time and dedication into UIL as a whole. Their sponsor is Teresa Peters, Business Information Management I & II teacher.

Congratulations Class of 2019! Graduation Information for Shannon, Birdville, Haltom and Richland High Schools

Graduation Date and Times

  • Shannon High School, Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7 p.m.
    6010 Walker Street, Haltom City, TX 76117
  • Birdville High School, Sunday, June 2, 2019, 12:30 p.m.Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Haltom High School, Sunday, June 2, 2019, 4 p.m.
    Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Richland High School, Sunday, June 2, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

    Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Please Note: If you need a sign language interpreter for any of BISD’s graduation ceremonies, please email Mary Sue Blackwell at no later than May 15 to make your request. Please include the high school’s name (Birdville, Haltom, or Richland) in your request.  

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This year’s senior class graduation will be broadcast live, worldwide over the internet. For those that cannot watch it live, it will be broadcast afterwards on the ICB website. Graduation can be watched via any computer or mobile device, anywhere the internet is accessible.

To view the Birdville, Haltom or Richland high school ceremonies, go to and select the appropriate BISD school and corresponding graduation time. 

Order Your Graduation DVD – Keep the Memory Forever!

IMPORTANT: Please do not delay! (Quantities are Limited)
click to order graduation DVD directly from ICB Live website

Graduation Location:
Birdville, Haltom and Richland HS Graduations will be held at the

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Fort Worth Convention Center

1201 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Garage Parking: $18 (pay on entry)

Shannon High School Students Excel at UIL “Best of Texas” Contest

Congratulations to the students from Shannon High School for winning at the UIL academic “Best of Texas” contest. Winners were: 

  • Christian Harwell, freshman, won second place in his grade level for Current Issues & Events for 6A;
  • Ashley Daniel, junior, won first place in her grade level for Current Issues & Events for 6A and second place overall in 6A for Current Issues & Events; and
  • McKenzie Caise, senior, won first place in her grade level for Current Issues & Events for 6A and first place overall in 6A for Current Issues & Events.

Their faculty sponsor is Teresa Peters.  

Trustees Approve Shannon High School Principal


At their regular meeting, Birdville ISD’s Board of Trustees approved David R. Williams as principal of Shannon High School. He is replacing Greg Farr, who is retiring after 22 years with BISD and 39 years in education.

Williams has been principal at Crandall High School (CHS) in Crandall ISD since 2013. Prior to CHS, he was principal at Crandall Middle School from 2012–13; assistant principal at Highland Park High School from 2004–12; assistant principal at Westwood High School in Round Rock ISD from 2001–04; and a teacher at LC Anderson High School in Austin ISD from 1996–01.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and master’s degree from Southwest Texas State University.