According to NBISD board records, the need for technology upgrades was first discussed during the spring 2019 budget meetings in which the school board approved a prospective $120,000 one-time expense in the 2019-20 budget.
After opening the bidding process Jan. 9, the board received bids from four companies, NBISD Executive Director of Technology Matt Jones said.
At a meeting Jan. 13, the board accepted a bid by Pathway Communications LTD in the amount of $108,586.29.
The upgrades will include renovations and improvements to the sound board and the installation of a wireless microphone system.
“A good audio-visual system is pretty basic,” NBISD board of trustees President Sherry Harrison said.