Welcome to Family Reader!

Read Fort Worth’s monthly newsletter is dedicated to families in our community. In each edition of Family Reader, we’ll pass on the latest news and tips from Fort Worth ISD and our friends across the city to support you and your kids!

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WANTED: Reading Volunteers!

Can you spare an hour per week to make a huge impact in our community?

We’re looking for parents, grandparents, caregivers, aunts and uncles to volunteer to read to kids throughout schools in Fort Worth ISD this school year. We need YOU!

If you are interested, please visit the Reading Volunteers page to sign up and learn more. Please share this opportunity with others who may be interested. Let’s do this together!

For more information, visit Reading Volunteers.

Reading Tips of the Month

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Reading Enjoyment Starts at Home!

Families play a big part in growing a child’s love for reading! This month, we’re sharing with you the Red Oak Foundation’s fantastic reading tips that will grow your child’s love for reading. See how many you already do or can begin to do with your kids!

  • Read the same book as often as your child wants to enjoy it.
  • Take books on bus rides or doctor visits to make waiting happy time.
  • Store books where children can get them and “play read” any time.
  • Let your child relax and enjoy what little ones love most – your voice, your closeness and care.

Thank you to the Red Oak Foundation for all you do to promote reading in the Fort Worth community!

Don’t Miss Fort Worth ISD’s Creando Una Amistad (Creating a Friendship)

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Parents, make plans to join Fort Worth ISD Board President Jacinto Ramos, Jr. and Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner for Fort Worth ISD’s Creando Una Amistad on Friday, August 9 from 5-7 p.m. at La Gran Plaza.

Creando Una Amistad — Creating a Friendship — is a fun, family-friendly event that includes:

  • Online registration assistance
  • Back to school/book giveaways
  • Resources for families
  • Fashion show
  • Student performances
  • Merchant coupons

For more information, visit Creando Una Amistad.

FWISD Registration Open for ALL Students for 2019-2020 School Year

Parents, you can now log in to register ALL students — new and returning — for the new school year, but don’t forget to have your child’s Snapcode. It can be found on the final report card or in Parent Portal. Visit www.fwisd.org/registration for more information or to start the process.

Online registration for the 2019-20 school year begins in just a few days –and it’s easier than ever.Beginning at midnight, July 1, all Fort Worth ISD students –or their parents – can complete registration by visiting www.fwisd.org/register. Online registration is for all students –both new and returning – and is a “must do” in order to be enrolled in the Fort Worth ISD.The process for returning students is fast and should take from five to ten minutes. Using your student’s individual Snapcode, simply go to www.fwisd.org/register and confirm the information you’ve previously supplied or update any new information. A snapcode is a 15-digit combination of numbers and letters unique to each student. Snapcodes were sent out with this year’s final report cards. Superintendent Kent Scribner sent out this video in early June and explained where to find your student’s Snapcode on his or her final report card.

Posted by Fort Worth ISD on Thursday, June 27, 2019


Join the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge

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You and your kids have until the end of July to win awesome prizes by just reading. If you haven’t already, you can sign up for the Fort Worth Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge today.

Readers of all ages can join. Download a reading log with instructions and start earning your way towards fun prizes. Check out the Summer Calendar for something cool to do this week at one of the 17 Fort Worth Public Library locations near you!


Jul, 17, 2019