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Belton New Tech Accepting Applications for 2023-2024 School Year

Belton New Tech @Waskow is seeking its next freshman class of students for the 2023-2024 school year.

Interested students can apply on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Jan. 26. The application and more information can be found at

New Tech is a stand-alone school of choice in Belton ISD with about 370 students currently enrolled in grades 9-12. Students can choose Career and Technical Education course offerings in the areas of law and public safety, government and public administration, digital communications/design, multimedia arts and drone operation. Students can also compete in UIL sports such as golf, swimming, tennis and cross country and participate in disc sports, art, theatre and esports.

“New Tech is such a special place,” Principal Kim Winters said. “Our campus is a small, tight-knit community where we focus on collaboration, communication, innovation, and creativity. Our teachers emphasize project-based learning and community service, and students thrive.”

Families are invited to learn more about New Tech at the following parent meetings and tours:

  • Parent Information Meeting & Campus Showcase
    5 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the Pittenger Fine Arts Center (400 N. Wall St., Belton)

  • Parent Information Meeting & Tour
    5 p.m. on Feb. 2 at BNT@W (320 North Blair St., Belton)

  • Parent Information Meeting & Tour
    5 p.m. on Feb. 22 at BNT@W (320 North Blair St., Belton)

New Tech is named after Belton native Capt. Henry T. Waskow, who died while serving in World War II. Waskow’s legacy was largely defined by his commitment to helping others and dedicating his life to having a positive impact on those he led, his community and his country. In 2015, New Tech was named the country’s first-ever Purple Heart School.

Jan. 26, 2023