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New principal named for Commerce High School

Jun 28, 2012
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COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD has announced the selection of Adam Rupert to fill the principal vacancy at the high school, effective July 16.

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COMMERCE - A passionate Blake Cooper Tuesday called for an end to Texas’ high stakes standardized testing, winning the approval of the Commerce City Council.

Internet Protection at CHS and on Student iPads

Jun 19, 2012
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COMMERCE - To date, four meetings have been held for Commerce parents to instruct them on the district’s new initiative that provides iPads to high school students at a reduced price.

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COMMERCE - Less than a week after learning that Commerce High School Principal Virdie Montgomery had accepted the same position at Wylie High School, the CISD Board Monday accepted the resignation of A.C. Williams Elementary School Principal Wes Underwood.

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COMMERCE - Commerce ISD administrators are pushing forward with the search for a new high school principal after receiving word that Virdie Montgomery had accepted the same position at Wylie. 

COMMERCE - Reclassification to 2A does not affect academic offerings or funding for Commerce ISD, according to CISD Superintendent Blake Cooper.

Community invited to CISD's Winter Arts Festival

Nov 29, 2011
CISD students applaud during 2010 Winter Arts Festival

COMMERCE - Commerce ISD will showcase students in a celebration of the visual and performing arts December 8 at Commerce High School.

Superintendent Blake Cooper said the Winter Arts Festival has become an annual holiday tradition where the choirs, bands, theatre students and artists present their best works to parents and the community.

“Last year’s Festival was well received by the community and we hope it only grows through the years,” he said.

Commerce ISD setting the pace for savings

Oct 14, 2011

COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD has been recognized for energy savings less than two years after an agreement that sought energy-efficient behavior.

Two days remain to purchase Hall of Honor tickets

Sep 29, 2011

COMMERCE - Hall of Honor ticket sales continue through Friday at the Commerce ISD Administration Office, with events next Friday, October 7 during homecoming. The luncheon and induction will be held at noon and tickets are $15 each.

This year's inductees are Alvis Alderman, Ann Champion, Bill Fuhrmeister, Dr. Mary Hendrix, Loretta Kibler and Janet Peek. The Hall of Honor was instituted last year to honor former students and staff of the District who have made an impact at the school or in their career.

CISD refinances CHS bond, saves over $728K

Sep 28, 2011

COMMERCE - Commerce taxpayers are poised to save over $728,000 over the life of a bond recently refinanced by the school district.

Renovations to old A.C. Williams in the works

May 31, 2010
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COMMERCE – The Commerce ISD is in the process of renovating the old A.C. Williams Elementary School to house offices for central administration, Tri County Shared Services, food service and facilities for the Boys & Girls Club.

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