News & Announcements

Veterans Day 2018

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.”

Twenty-four Comal ISD students earn National Merit, National Hispanic Scholar honors

Comal ISD continues to produce some of the nation’s top academic performers.

This school year, the district is proud to announce 24 seniors received National Merit honors. Smithson Valley High School senior Luke Estes was named National Merit Semifinalist, nine more were named National Merit Commended students, and a record-tying 16 Comal ISD students earned distinction in the National Hispanic Recognition program.

SVHS teacher receives Outstanding Educator Award

Kirsten Watkins, who teaches AP English and English III at Smithson Valley High School, was recently selected as a University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award winner, based on a nomination written by one of her former students.

Comal ISD Heritage Night a Big Hit

The excitement of fall was in the air October 9 as Goodwin Frazier Elementary School hosted its annual Heritage Night. The event served as a celebration of New Braunfels’ history, including the smells, sounds and sights of local food, music and dance.

Homebound Teachers, Unsung Heroes

While their anthem song may be “On the Road Again,” their heart song is probably “Imagine” by John Lennon or “What aWonderful World” by Louis Armstrong. As they travel the backroads, highways and creek beds that make up the Comal Independent School District, they offer a unique perspective on education, students and families.

Governor Abbott Listens to Comal ISD Teachers

A week before school began, seven Comal ISD teachers sat down with Governor Greg Abbott for one-on-one roundtable discussions about education issues including teacher pay, early education, special education and school finance.
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