Shentrell Morris was promoted to Cedar Hill Independent School District’s Director of Health Services, upon approval by the CHISD Board of Trustees on Monday night.
“Cedar Hill ISD is grateful for Ms. Morris’ service to the district, and we are confident that she will bring the same qualities of professionalism, empathy and dedication to the new position,” CHISD Superintendent Dr. Gerald Hudson said.
Just like bluebonnets and barbecues, spring football practice for 6A and 5A schools is a Texas tradition toward the latter part of the school year.
“We’re going to try to create depth at every position, to try to increase our knowledge base and our toughness,” Cedar Hill head football coach Carlos Lynn said. “Going into the 2021 season, we’ll work on establishing our running game and defending opponents’ running game.”
Collegiate Academy Theatre Teacher Samantha Dunaway welcomes the opportunity to watch her scholars gain confidence through Theatre Classes.
Kellie Burchfield has worked at Collegiate Prep Elementary School ever since the campus opened seven years ago.
“I am proud to say that I started working in Cedar Hill ISD when Collegiate Prep opened its doors,” Burchfield said. “It’s been an amazing experience to be part of the journey that is Collegiate Prep.”
Classes were ending for the week on Friday afternoon, and the High Pointe Elementary School Custodial Staff’s day was just beginning – or so they thought.
High Pointe Custodians Maria De Anda, Cynthia Roberts and Ernestina Yanez spent a few minutes in a brief information meeting with High Pointe Principal Shay Whittaker. She thanked them for their efforts, especially in keeping the school clean during the current COVID-19 Pandemic.
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When Megan Rios, a Cedar Hill High School Class of 2007 Graduate, thought about becoming a teacher, she had positive memories of her CHISD educators at the forefront of her mind.
“I had some amazing teachers throughout the years, but the ones that made the biggest impact on me were the ones I had in elementary and intermediate school – Mrs. Ruiz, Mrs. Lichtenwalter, Mrs. Ford, Mrs. Burns, Mrs. Ward, Mrs. Phillips and Mrs. Franklin,” Rios said. “I always knew I wanted a career helping kids, but I didn’t realize I wanted to be a teacher until I did student teaching. As soon as I stepped in a classroom, I knew it was where I was meant to be."
When Garret McGuire was in fourth grade, his mother, Debbie, picked him up early for school. It was a special occasion because McGuire was about to meet one of his football heroes.
McGuire, a Cedar Hill High School Class of 2017 Graduate and the son of longtime former Cedar Hill High School head football coach Joey McGuire, was immersed in football at a young age. And by second grade, he’d watched his father lead Cedar Hill to the 2006 State Championship, the first in program history.
In December 2017, Briana Holman had one of the largest college graduation parties in the United States.
Holman, a Cedar Hill High School Class of 2013 Graduate, was a senior middle blocker for the University of Nebraska Volleyball Team when the Huskers were scheduled to play Florida in the NCAA Division I Championship Game on December 17, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.
There’s only one person who has the distinction of going undefeated in the Battle of Belt Line Football Series between 2016 and 2018.
Daryon Triche helped lead the Cedar Hill High School Football Team to a district championship in 2018 including a 32-17 victory over DeSoto.
Ashlaa Zuniga won a state championship as an assistant coach and nearly went to the NCAA Final Four as a player, but there was nothing quite like the morning of November 16, 2019 when she faced her alma mater as an opposing head coach for the first time.
Zuniga, a Cedar Hill High School Class of 2005 Graduate, became the head girls basketball coach at Waxahachie in 2019.
Dr. Hudson's Daily Message
Timely, consistent and clear communication is important as our community navigates through the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Even with our campuses closed indefinitely, there is still teaching and learning taking place via our online Flex Learning and support for our families happening every day. To ensure communication continues with our families and staff, Dr. Hudson will email a message each weekday at noon. This page will serve as an archive for the daily messages shared.