Commerce ISD

New principal named for Commerce High School

Jun 28, 2012

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

COMMERCE - If there was any speculation that Commerce City Manager Marc Clayton was considering the open city manager’s position in his home town of Bonham, it was settled Wednesday.

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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.

Facebook - Virdie Montgomery

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 High School’s popular principal leaving

Jun 13, 2012
Wylie ISD

COMMERCE - It’s been an outpouring of sadness and best wishes on the facebook page of Virdie Montgomery, who announced Wednesday he’s accepted the same job in Wylie.

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"We recognize, reward, and celebrate those in our community who add value," said A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones as part of a keynote address at the event held May 9th at the CISD Administration Building.

Boots & BBQ raises thousands for CISD programs

Apr 24, 2012
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COMMERCE - Over 130 guests attended the annual Commerce Schools Educational Enrichment Foundation Boots & BBQ fundraiser Saturday, April 21 at Commerce High School.

Commerce ISD sends 25 to UIL Academic Regionals

Apr 14, 2012
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COMMERCE - With over 400 points tallied, Commerce High School competed well against other district competitors at the UIL academic competition held April 5 at the school.

COMMERCE - Commerce Independent School District is seeking nominations to its Hall of Honor.  Established in 2010, the Hall of Honor recognizes former CHS or Norris School students who have had a distinguished career and staff members who have made a significant impact on the students of CISD or Norris School.

CMS band UIL performance

Apr 4, 2012
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CANTON - The Commerce Middle School Honor Band performed at the University Interscholastic League competition in Canton on March 22 and brought home a rating of excellent on stage and superior in sight reading.

District announces Teachers of the Year

Mar 22, 2012
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COMMERCE -The Commerce Independent School District Thursday night formally recognized their campus teachers of the year.

Bi-district champs honored

Feb 21, 2012

COMMERCE - Commerce ISD Board of Trustees Monday took time to recognize the Lady Tiger basketball team, who finished Bi-district Champions in 3A. The Tigers defeated Gainseville 57-46 on February 13 to claim the honor.

Trustees to hear report on Community Plaza

Feb 20, 2012

COMMERCE - The Commerce ISD Board Monday night will receive an update on the Community Plaza, which enters its second week of operation.