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Steel Magnolias

​Phoenix Theatre students will present 'Steel Magnolias' by Robert Harling.  Tickets are $5 each with nightly performances from April 21-23 at 7:00PM and Sunday, April 24 at 2:00PM.  Reservations recommended by calling 817-744-4489.

Come see the funniest play to ever make you cry.

Keller Learning Center's Phoenix Theatre located at 250 N College Ave, Keller, TX 76248.

2/10/2016
11th Annual KISD School Walk for Diabetes

​Join us at the Keller ISD Athletic Complex (600 North Pate-Orr Rd.) on April 2nd at 8:00am for this amazing event. Sign up now!

3/10/2016
Town Hall Meeting Addresses Underage Drinking

Keller's Stay on Track Coalition will host "Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking,"  The Town Hall will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, beginning with a free dinner at 5:30 p.m. The Plex, on the west side of NorthWood Church, will host the event located at 1870 Rufe Snow Drive in Keller.

The event will feature a panel discussion, Q&A Session, Entertainment, Resource Fair, and Door Prizes.

Click here to register to attend the April 7 Town Hall event!

3/28/2016
Protect Your Family

Join us at Keller Middle School (300 College Ave) Thursday, April 14th, at 5:00 pm for a candid look at current trends and dangers our children face in the digital world.  Leave armed with proactive initiatives to keep your children safe.  This is an adult-only program open to all KISD families.

Protect Your Family Flyer

4/12/2016
New Direction High School Graduation

​Spring graduation for New Direction High School students will take place at the Education Center on Thursday, June 2nd. Commencement will begin at 7:00pm with a reception immediately following. The Education Center located at 350 Keller Parkway.  

4/25/2016
6th Annual Keller ISD Safe and Drug-Free Wellness Fair

​Join us Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 6-9pm for the 6th Annual Keller ISD Safe and Drug-Free Wellness Fair.  This informative event will take place at the Keller ISD Education Center located at 350 Keller Parkway, Keller, TX 76248.

4/27/2016
Communities Talk: Spanish Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking

Keller's Stay on Track Coalition will host "Communities Talk: Spanish Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking,"  The meeting will be held from 5:30-8:30p.m. on Tuesday, May 24th. Fossil Hill Middle School will host the event. (3821 Staghorn Circle South, Fort Worth, TX 76137)

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about the negative impacts of underage drinking, examine laws that prevent those under 21 from obtaining alcohol and mobilize the community to take action in prevention initiatives.

5/2/2016
Keller ISD Summer Intervention Program

​EOC Intervention and Credit Recovery

Session #1 June 20-July 1 

Monday-Friday at 9:00AM

Credit Recovery

Session #2  July 14-27  

Monday-Friday at 8:00AM

All sessions will take place at Timber Creek High School,12350 Timber Land, Fort Worth, TX 76244

6/3/2016
Welcome Back to School

​KISD schools will begin classes on Tuesday, August 23 for the 2016-17 school year.  We can't wait to see you back at New Direction High School!

8/9/2016
Parking Permits

​Students who will be driving to New Direction will need to see Mrs. Martinez at the front desk to purchase a parking permit.

8/24/2016
Phoenix Theatre Presents The Kitchen Witches

​Phoenix Theatre students at New Direction High School will present the comedy, The Kitchen Witches by Caroline Smith. This hilarious play features two cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years, but now circumstances have them cooking on set together!

The production will run from October 20th-23rd.

October 20th-22nd:  Dinner will be served nightly at 6pm ($10) and the show starts at  7pm ($5)

Sunday, October 23rd: Lunch will be served at 1pm ($10) and the show starts at 2pm ($5)

Reservations recommended: 817-744-7789

9/7/2016
PSAT Test

​The PSAT Test will be administered for all 10th and 11th grade students on October 19th. Students will need to report at 8:00am.  Study guides will be given out to students in their advisory groups.  For more information on the PSAT, visit the College Board website at  https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10?navId=gh-pn.

9/22/2016
7th Annual Safe and Drug-Free Wellness Fair

​Keller ISD's Counseling Department and Safety and Security Department invite you to attend the 7th Annual Safe and Drug-Free Wellness Fair on Tuesday, October 25, at the KISD Education Center.

The Safe and Drug-Free Wellness Fair is an opportunity to collect resources and information while connecting with local services and organizations to help fight youth drug abuse and addiction in our community.

In addition to vendor booths, there will be presentations on synthetic/prescription drug trends. There will also be a panel discussion with recovering addicts and their families entitled "Sharing Our Story."

The KISD Safe and Drug-Free Wellness Fair is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, at the KISD Education Center (350 Keller Parkway).

For more information, contact KISD Coordinator of Counseling Intervention Services Marcene Weatherall at 817-744-1041.​

10/24/2016
District-Wide College Fair Monday, Nov 14

Keller ISD will host a District-wide College Fair from 6-8 p.m. Monday, November 14 at Timber Creek High School. 

Representatives from more than 75 colleges and organizations are scheduled to be in attendance, including ivy league schools, four-year universities, community colleges, technical institutes, armed forces, and job placement agencies. This will be a great opportunity for all Keller ISD students, regardless of post-high school interests.

The Tarrant County College Financial Aid Department will also be hosting financial aid information sessions in the Fine Arts Center that evening every 30 minutes.

Timber Creek High School is located at 12350 Timberland Blvd.​

10/31/2016
School Pictures Monday, November 28

​Glamourcraft Photography will be on campus Monday, November 28 for school pictures from 10:00-11:30 am. 

10/31/2016
STARR Testing

​STARR Testing will be the week of December 5th-9th.  All students who are testing will need to be at school by 8:00am. 

December 5th-English I

December 6th-Algebra I and US History

December 7th-English II

December 8th-Biology

Please see Mrs. Foss if you have questions about testing.

11/28/2016
NDHS Graduation

DATE CHANGE--New Direction High School will hold graduation for the first semester on January 20, 2017.  This date has been changed from January 19th due to a scheduling conflict at the venue. 

Please note the new date: January 20, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Rock Gym at the Education Center, 350 Keller Parkway, Keller, TX 76248.
12/13/2016
Winter Break

​NDHS students will begin Winter Break with early release on Friday, December 16th and return to school on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. We hope everyone enjoys a restful and happy holiday!

12/14/2016
December STAAR Test Results

​​Student's December STAAR test results will be communicated electronically by the end of this week. Be on the look-out for a "do not reply" email from KISD that will include your student's unique access code and instructions on how to access the test scores using the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) online portal.​​

1/23/2017
Phoenix Theatre Presents 'Sylvia'

​New Direction High School theatre ​students will present 'Sylvia' by A.R. Gurney.   Love and laughter are unleashed as Greg and Kate move to New York and adopt a dog named Sylvia. The play is a smart, silly, sophisticated, and occasionally salty comedy about relationships, nature, and growing older.

Shows begin nightly at 7:00pm from Thursday, February 23rd through Saturday, February 25th. The final performance will begin at 3:00pm on Sunday, February 26th with a portion of the proceeds benefitting ​the Humane Society of North Texas.  Tickets are $5 and T​he Phoenix Theatre is located at 250 N. College Ave, Keller, TX 76248.  

For reservations or more information please contact emily.swart@kellerisd.net.​

2/13/2017
School Walk for Diabetes April 1

​This year's theme is "Diabetes, It's No Joke." The event will be held at the Keller ISD Athletics Complex. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. with an Opening Ceremony, followed by the walk which begins at 9:15 a.m. Doors will open that day at 8 a.m.

This year's School Walk for Diabetes includes a silent auction, jugglers, vendors, craft stations, music, food, and fun. Visit Nurse Avila for more information on signing up and ordering a T-shirt for this year's event.

2/27/2017
Choices Youth Conference

Choices is a conference for 500 middle and high school Keller ISD students. This empowerment-oriented conference will include several dynamic speakers as well as breakout sessions that will encourage participants to apply the practical strategies they’ve learned to change their community’s problems connected to alcohol, drugs, and other social concerns and challenges.

Topics include Test Anxiety, College Prep, Sexting, Suicide, Drugs, Depression and much more!

The conference will be held April 21 at Harvest Church from 9:30am-2:00pm. Transportation, food and giveaways will be provided!!

Visit choicesyouthconference.eventbrite.com​ for more information or see the attached flyer.

4/3/2017
KISD Virtual Learning Opportunity

The KISD Virtual Learning department is offering 'Professional Communications' online this summer for high school credit. The course begins June 12 and ends July 22 but students are allowed to work at their own pace online within that timeframe. See the attached flyer for more information.

ProCom Flyer

4/21/2017
Early Release June 1 and 2

​Keller ISD's Board of Trustees approved a revision to the current year's instructional calendar making Thursday, June 1, an Early Release Day for high schools only. June 2 was already a scheduled Early Release Day. New Direction students who are scheduled in the afternoon  will report  early on June 1 and June 2 and be dismissed at 12:30pm.

5/19/2017
New Direction High School Graduation

​Graduation for New Direction High School students will take place at the Education Center on Thursday, June 1st. Commencement will begin at 7:00pm with a reception immediately following. Please use the entrance on the east side of the building (off of College Street). The Education Center is located at 350 Keller Parkway. ​​​

Graduates should arrive at 6:30 to receive a cap and gown. For more information please call 817-744-4465.  

​***Pictures will be taken by KCAL and may be ordered the night of graduation.​

5/20/2017
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