Braswell High School, opened in August 2016, and is the easternmost high school in Denton Independent School District, serving families from the numerous communities across the U.S. Highway 380 corridor. The school is named after former longtime Denton ISD teacher, administrator and superintendent Dr. Ray Braswell, who led the district during tremendous growth.
The school serves as a focal point for U.S. 380 families, with flexible features that allow the school to be used for many community-focused events. First-class academic experiences are also a pride of the school, which features large classrooms, student/teacher conference spaces and robust technology integration.
Navo Middle School opened its doors in 2005, becoming the fifth middle school in Denton ISD and the first in the eastern portion of the district. The school is named after a small farming community, which was established in 1847, on the land where it not stands.
Navo is knows for a growing and diverse population that strives to succeed and include everyone. The school has played a large role in serving as a hub for Denton ISD families in the eastern region of the district.
Students at Navo have the opportunity to take a variety of academic courses and take part in numerous activites. Navo students can enroll in gifted and talented courses, join the iBots robotics program or write for the school newspaper, The Panther Press.
The school also offers band, choir, orchestra, art, cheer and a variety of athletic options such as football, volleyball, basketball and track. In addition, Navo has nationally recognized programs such as National Junior Honor Society, Rachel's Challenge, and Student Council to build leadership skills.
Navo Middle School stands for "Pride, Respect, and Excellence" and it ensures that students strive to achieve that doctrine daily.
Savannah Elementary was built in 2005 to meet the needs of the rapidly-growing eastern portion of the district. The school is named after Savannah, the master-planned community along U.S. Highway 380 in which it stands, and is the easternmost school in the district.
Savannah prides itself on its innovative and structured approach to education, with teachers stressing the importance of an academic foundation while also incorporating new ideas and technology into the classroom. Daily enrichment or remediation instruction helps students achieve proper learning skills, while the school’s dedicated staff has been recognized for its innovative ideas and programs with honors and grants for them to flourish.
Parent and community involvement is a boon at the school as well, with a strong PTA hosting everything from a large fall festival to a daddy-daughter dance and neighborhood volunteers stepping in to help at school-sponsored events and with class projects.
With an environmental club, book club, student council, thespian guild, science club, choir and orchestra all on campus, there is an activity or club to entice every student at Savannah to join. These opportunities, along with a caring staff and supportive community, allows the school to meet its mission state of “preparing for the future, today!”
Visit the Savannah Elementary School Website for more information and news.