Commerce ISD

PARIS - North Lamar ISD in Paris has been recognized for college readiness success.

School board to consider TEA waiver, policy updates

Nov 17, 2011

COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD Thursday will consider submission of a request for maximum class size waiver to the Texas Education Agency.

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.

Equity Center officially files suit against State

Oct 12, 2011

AUSTIN - A coalition of more than 150 school districts has sued the state of Texas over a school funding system they say is unfair, inefficient and unconstitutional.

The coalition represents more than one in 10 Texas districts, including several local districts like Bonham, Commerce, Greenville and Paris.

The Lead for Friday, October 7

Oct 7, 2011

Four of the six inductees into the 2011 Commerce ISD Hall of Honor class join the program to talk about their accomplishments and why the school district and community are important to them.

COMMERCE -  Just over 1,200 high school band students will arrive at Memorial Stadium on the A&M-Commerce campus Monday for the NETEX Marching Invitational. Sponsored by the Commerce High School Band and Booster Club, the competition is for 1A, 2A and 3A schools. 

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.

AUSTIN - More Than 100 Texas School Districts have now joined the Equity Center’s lawsuit, which is expected to be filed sometime next month.

Equity lawsuit gains more supporters

Sep 20, 2011

COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD has joined in the fight for funding equity among Texas public schools.

Trustees on Monday agreed to spend no more than $1 per its 2,100-student weighted average daily attendance. The money will go toward litigation to be filed by the Equity Center, which represents over 600 districts.

Renovations to old A.C. Williams in the works

May 31, 2010

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.

Dedication ceremony for AC Williams Sunday

Sep 18, 2009

COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD is scheduled Sunday to hold a formal dedication ceremony and open house for the new A.C. Williams Elementary School.

The public is invited to the event, which takes place from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the site, located along Culver Street/Loop 178 across from the Commerce Middle School.

Callie Hearn, daughter of the late A. C. Williams, and Wyman Williams, chairman of the citizens committee for the construction of a new school will speak at the ceremony. Students will then give tours of the facility.

Commerce school administrators moved

Mar 6, 2007

COMMERCE - Monday was the first day for Danni Myers as the interim principal at Commerce High School. Myers moved from the curriculum director's job at the central office. The assistant principal at A-C Williams Elementary, Deanna Hays, is now an interim assistant high school principal. Former high school principal Trish King was reassigned to Hays' former position at A-C Williams.