Superintendent Announces Birdville High School Head Basketball Coach

BISD Superintendent, Dr. Gayle Stinson, announced on Thursday, April 7, the appointment of Anthony S. Holman to the position of head basketball coach for Birdville High School. He is replacing Jeff Fitch who is retiring at the end of the 2021–22 school year. 

Holman has been the assistant varsity coach at Birdville High School since 2012 where he also teaches professional communications and health. Before Birdville High, Holman was a teacher and coach at Smithfield Middle School from 2006–12 and was the athletic coordinator on the campus from 2009–12.  

He has many achievements as a basketball coach and player. 

As a coach: 

  • TABC 5A Assistant Coach of the Year in 2017 
  • TABC Assistant Coach of the Year Finalist for 2015 
  • 5A Regional Quarter-Final Champions (Birdville High School) 2015 
  • Area Champions (Birdville High School) 2015, 2017 
  • Bi-District Champions (Birdville High School) 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022 

As a player: 

  • All-American Southwest Conference Team, 2004–06 
  • Academic All-American Southwest Conference, 2004-06 
  • #14 All-Time leading scorer at Austin College (1,059 pts.) 
  • Mega Invitational Tournament (MIT) Grand Champions in Europe (with USA Athletics), 2004 

Holman received his bachelor’s degree from Austin College and master’s degree from Lamar University. 

Holocaust Survivor Visits Haltom High School

Holocaust survivor Paula Weissman recently shared her story with students at Haltom High School. Ms. Weissman was the guest of BISD Trustee Kelvin Dilks. #WeAreBirdvilleISD appreciates Mr. Dilks and Ms. Weissman for expanding the students’ understanding of the Holocaust from the perspective of a Holocaust survivor. 

Holocaust survivor Paula Weissman recently shared her story with students at Haltom High School. Ms. Weissman was the guest of BISD Trustee Kelvin Dilks. #WeAreBirdvilleISD appreciates Mr. Dilks and Ms. Weissman for expanding the students’ understanding of the Holocaust from the perspective of a Holocaust survivor.
Holocaust survivor

#WeAreBirdvilleISD celebrates our School Psychologists

Birdville ISD has seven licensed specialists in school psychology. A Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) provides a range of services to support students’ academic achievement and social/emotional well-being. These include evaluations, consultations, counseling, interventions, and support services to students, staff, and families. #BISDShines as a result of our committed staff. Thank you to (pictured left to right): Lyn Neisius, Dr. Laura Darby, Dr. Bill Koerner, Paty Soto-Tamayo, Atieh Taskindoust for all you do. Not pictured is Dr. Jill Keith. 

Support the Christmas Providers Winter Break Food Relief Program

Help us collect non-perishable food items to help families in need. All donations will go to support the Christmas Providers Winter Break Food Relief program. As you grocery shop over the coming days, please pick up extra non-perishable food items and bring them to any BISD facility. The deadline to donate food items is November 29. #WeAreBirdvilleISD