The Comal Independent School District is a fast-growing and innovative district with more than 23,800 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Families are attracted to Comal ISD because of its family values, neighborhood schools and safe environments. Academics, fine arts, athletics and citizenship are emphasized at the 31 campuses located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
The district takes great pride in its excellent gifted/talented program, career and technology offerings, dual high school/college enrollment, wide range of special education services, strong emphasis on teacher training, and outstanding fine arts, agricultural and athletic programs.
The hills surrounding Comal ISD are truly alive this season with music. From choir and band performances to orchestra and string classes, students of all ages are showcasing what they’ve learned over the last four months.
The district projects an increase of approximately 5,600 students during the next five years, according to CISD’s fall demographic update. The report states that from September 2017 to August 2018, the district had more than 5,600 home sales, and roughly 26 percent were new homes.
Canyon Lake High School Senior Kenzy Hoffmann saw an opportunity to share her passion for showing livestock animals four years ago, and the result is an annual event that brings smiles to all who participate and volunteer.
For Vicki and Gaspar Dominguez, both Air Force veterans who served 22 years, being honored with a room full of fellow military colleagues is almost overwhelming.
“It’s emotional to see everyone coming together to honor our military veterans when we hear so much negativity in the news these days,” Vicki said. “We miss the camaraderie, so it is nice to see everyone coming together in this way.”
Gladys McLean wished to give 101 toys to children in need for her 101st birthday, and the second-grade class at Indian Springs Elementary School, a neighbor of McLean’s retirement home, Sodalis Stone Oak, took on the challenge with a toy drive.