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Hitchcock Independent School District

April 20, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a one-year contract extension with Chartwells for food service management. More
March 30, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday took no action in declaring a financial exigency, avoiding a step toward calling for layoffs of staff at the district. More
March 23, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 4-2-1, with Dianne James and Pat Turner opposed and Shirley Price abstaining, to approve changes to local school policy regarding student discipline concerning corporal punishment. More
March 15, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to name Lee Knapp as interim superintendent. More
March 11, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees took no action to name an interim replacement for Superintendent Dr. Michael Bergman during a special meeting on Tuesday, but will hold a special meeting on Monday to consider the matter. More
February 28, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Friday, voted 5-0-1, with Pat Turner abstaining, to extend the contract of Superintendent Michael Bergman for one year. More
February 16, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 5-1-1, with Dianne James opposed and Pat Turner abstaining, to approve the reimplementation of corporal punishment as a discipline technique. More
February 02, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday held a special meeting to consult with the district’s attorney to discuss the evaluation and contract of Superintendent Dr. Michael Bergman. More
January 19, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 4-2, with Dianne James and Tom Ivey opposed, to approve Permanent School Fund applications related to the issuance of school building bonds. More
November 29, 2010 -- Hitchcock Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Bergman will host "Soup with the Superintendent" on December 15. More
November 19, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve a joint election agreement with the City of Hitchcock. More
October 20, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to nominate Shirley Price as representative and Dianne James as alternate to the 2011 Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
September 29, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2010 tax rate of $1.50 per $100 valuation. More
September 22, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew the district's membership in a retainer program with Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Gallegos and Green, PC. More
August 25, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday let a motion die to order a tax ratification election for the district's 2010-2011 tax rate. More
May 27, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to accept a voluntary resignation agreement with teacher Keith Kelley. More
May 21, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to canvass the results of the May 8 School Board Election, declaring the re-election of incumbents Estelle Holmes and Shirley Price. More
May 12, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow the City of Hitchcock to demolish a portable building at the district's property and to use the property as a parking lot for city vehicles during the day. More
April 28, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the construction of a new high school campus. More
April 26, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, during their April 20 meeting, voted unanimously to approve an audit engagement letter from John R. Pechacek to conduct the district's audit for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. More
March 24, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Shirley Price opposed, to reconfigure grades at the district. More
February 19, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday, following an executive session, voted to admonish Board Member Shirley Price for changing the topic of a discussion she had with students during a recent presentation. More
February 04, 2010 -- Hitchcock Independent School District will host an open house for its new primary school campus on February 11. More
January 29, 2010 -- Hitchcock Independent School District Trustee Shirley Price has promised a written apology to students she addressed recently about issues related to sex. More
January 21, 2010 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday cast a tie vote of 3-3, with Estelle Holmes, Pat Turner and Shirley Price in favor and Dianne James, Monica Cantrell and Tom Ivey opposed, regarding a motion to extend Superintendent Dr. Michael Bergman's contract with the district to 2012. Therefore, the motion failed due to a lack of a majority. More
December 16, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Dianne James and Monica Cantrell opposed, to approve realignment of Stewart Elementary School and Hitchcock Primary faculty and staff by moving Pre-Kindergarten through Fourth Grade to Hitchcock Primary School for the remainder of the school year. More
November 18, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to cast the district's votes for the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors election in favor of Calvin McNeal. More
October 21, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve reconfiguration of the district campuses. More
September 16, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve moving 4-6 grades to Stewart Elementary when the new Hitchcock Primary School is completed and to move Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd Grade to Hitchcock Primary School. More
September 01, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-1, with Pat Turner abstaining, to approve a maintenance and operations tax rate of $1.04005 per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2009-2010. More
August 19, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 5-0-1, with Pat Turner abstaining, to approve an interlocal agreement with the Hitchcock Police Department for the 2009-2010 school year. More
August 18, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-1, with Estelle Holmes opposed, to approve the proposed termination of a probationary contract with Head Start Director Doreatha Walker. More
July 22, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to nominate Trustee Estelle Holmes as delegate and Trustee Monica Cantrell as alternate to the Texas Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly. More
June 17, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to hold a parent workshop August 3 on understanding TAKS testing and results from the test. More
June 09, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve out-of-state travel for the Kids First Head Start staff to attend the 10th Annual Management Conference for Grant-Funded Programs in Las Vegas. More
May 20, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday elected Dianne James as president of the board, Monica Cantrell as vice president and Estelle Holmes as secretary. More
May 18, 2009 -- Louis Beard, a junior at Hitchcock High School, won first place in the Career Discovery Contest sponsored by College of the Mainland’s Collegiate High School. More
May 18, 2009 -- More than 600 Galveston County students and teachers attended College of the Mainland’s Career Exploration Fair held May 8. More
April 22, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District School Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew an interlocal tax collection agreement with Galveston County for the 2008-2009 school year. More
March 25, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, during a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to order a cancellation of school board elections that were to be held on May 9. More
March 12, 2009 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday held a public hearing regarding the district's Optional Flexible School Day Program. More
November 21, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted 6-1, with Pat Turner opposed, to purchase a 72 passenger bus. More
November 01, 2008 -- Hitchcock Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Bergman has posted his Newsletter for October 2008. More
August 28, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to issue $23.855 million in bonds from its 2008 Bond Issue, which was approved by voters in May. More
August 20, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an adjunct faculty agreement to recognize 4-H organization activities as an extracurricular activity for the 2008-2009 school year. More
July 16, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with College of the Mainland for a Collegiate High School. More
June 11, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve underwriters for the sale of its recently approved bond issue. More
May 21, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday canvassed the results of the May 10 election, which included voter approval of a $38.9 million bond issue for the district. The bond issue will fund construction of new school facilities in the district. More
April 16, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve a gym door replacement for the Mooney Gym at Crosby Middle School. More
March 04, 2008 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees during a special meeting Monday voted unanimously to call for at $38.98 million bond election. The election will be held May 10. More
February 20, 2008 -- Hitchcock Independent School District's Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Ted Robinson and Mark Morgan opposed, to approve rescinding a January 15 action which placed Sam Collins on the list as an approved broker for the school district and to approve placing Merrill Lynch on the list as approved broker. More
August 23, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to name Pat Fox as principal of Crosby Middle School. More
June 21, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on June 19 voted to focus on three goals during the next school year. More
June 04, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a special Board Training Workshop meeting on June 7. More
May 30, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce served ice cream sodas to faculty and staff from Hitchcock High School to show their appreciation. More
May 30, 2007 -- A celebration of Cinco de Mayo was held recently at Hitchcock High School. The festivities included several Hispanic dance numbers performed by HHS students. More
May 30, 2007 -- The artwork of three Hitchcock High School students will be on display in the offices of the Honorable Nick Lampson, Congressman, 22nd Congressional District. More
May 29, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District on May 22 elected Monica Cantrell as President, Tom Ivey, Vice-President and Estelle Holmes, Secretary. More
May 25, 2007 -- Band and Dance Team officers at Hitchcock High School have been selected for the 2007-2008 school year. More
May 25, 2007 -- Graduating seniors from Hitchcock High School received over $155,000 in scholarships during the recent Senior Awards Night ceremony. More
May 18, 2007 -- Students from Stewart Elementary read to members of the Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees at the recent board meeting. More
May 18, 2007 -- Four Hitchcock High School students who advanced to the regional level of competition in the University Interscholastic League Academic Meet were recognized at a recent meeting of the district’s board of trustees. More
May 18, 2007 -- The Third Annual Stewart Elementary PTO Fair will be held Thursday, May 22. More
May 17, 2007 -- The annual Hitchcock High School Athletic Banquet will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Hitchcock High School cafeteria. More
May 17, 2007 -- Band and dance team officers at Hitchcock High School have been selected for the 2007-2008 school year. More
May 17, 2007 -- Student photographers at Stewart Elementary School in Hitchcock are preparing for a gallery showing of their work May 22 at the school campus. More
May 17, 2007 -- Dr. Michael Bergman, who recently was hired as Superintendent of Schools for the Hitchcock Independent School District, has established a list of goals that includes raising test scores, improved attendance and graduation rates, and voter approval of a bond issue. More
May 08, 2007 -- Several now-famous alumni will return home to Stewart Elementary School in Hitchcock on Monday, May 14, to visit with students. “This is the second year we are holding this event, and we are hoping it will be even a bigger success that it was last year,” said campus Principal Barbara Trahan. More
May 01, 2007 -- Members of the Health Occupations Students Association at Hitchcock High School held a successful blood drive recently. More
April 30, 2007 -- A Multicultural Festival will be held at Hitchcock High School Friday, May 4. More
April 25, 2007 -- Hitchcock High School parent Joan Sendejas visited with Jennifer Johnson of the College of the Mainland about the College Bound program. More
April 24, 2007 -- Hitchcock Independent School District has a new website. More
April 19, 2007 -- Lisa Dieringer, a Crosby Middle School student, recently participated in the district track meet and placed sixth in pole vaulting. More
April 19, 2007 -- Marathon Kids from Stewart Elementary School in Hitchcock recently participated in the Final Mile Celebration national youth fitness movement. More
April 17, 2007 -- An induction ceremony was recently held for new members of the National Junior Honor Society at Crosby Middle School in Hitchcock. More
April 17, 2007 -- Thirty-one Stewart Elementary School students in the Hitchcock Independent School District were rewarded with a trip to a Houston Rockets game. More
March 30, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees at a special meeting on Thursday voted unanimously to appoint Michael F. Bergman Ed.D. as the new superintendent of schools. More
March 23, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District is inviting the public to an open house to meet the superintendent finalist, Dr. Michael Bergman on March 29. More
March 21, 2007 -- Hitchcock Independent School District on Tuesday voted to cancel the election to be held on Saturday, May 12 due to one unopposed candidate running for single member district number 2. More
March 10, 2007 -- Community members joined Hitchcock High and Cosby Middle School faculty and students in celebrating Black History Month with series special events, ranging from inspiring assemblies to poster contests. More
March 10, 2007 -- Hitchcock High School students partnered with community volunteers to erect a new gazebo in Joe Louis Moore Community Park More
March 10, 2007 -- The “Terra Boo” dancers performed during the recent Black History Celebration at Hitchcock High School. More
February 20, 2007 -- Students at Stewart Elementary School wore specially crafted hats to celebrate “Hats for TAKS” to kick off TAKS testing this week. More
February 19, 2007 -- Winners of the Hitchcock High School Black History Poster Contest and a visit with Health Science Technology teacher Ginny Schmahl are documented in a photo news release. Photos
February 13, 2007 -- Students and faculty at Stewart Elementary are anxiously awaiting the publication of this year’s edition of the “Bull Pup News.” More
February 09, 2007 -- Hitchcock High school senior Chris Thompson signs a letter of intent Photo
February 09, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District will have a General Election for trustee positions 1 and 2 on May 12, 2007. More
January 29, 2007 -- An orientation for Hitchcock High School students and their parents will be held on February 12. More
January 23, 2007 -- Hitchcock High School seniors recently listened to a multimedia program on character development. More
January 23, 2007 -- Students at Stewart Elementary School recently had the rare opportunity to tour the “Fire Safety House” and learn more about fire safety. More
January 23, 2007 -- Construction is nearing completion on the “extreme makeover” at Crosby Middle School. More
January 23, 2007 -- Hitchcock ISD teachers experienced first-hand science experiments they could perform in their classrooms. More
January 23, 2007 -- Crosby Middle School students, using the power of the Sun to cook their food, recently held a special picnic at Jack Brooks Park in Hitchcock. More
January 18, 2007 -- Yearbooks are ready for the Class of '05 and results of the Third Annual Greta Gulf Coast Cooperative Art Contest have been announced. More
January 17, 2007 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees had special presentations in recognition of School Board Appreciation Month during the January 16 meeting. More
January 05, 2007 -- Veteran educator Barbara Wilson has retired as Superintendent of Schools for the Hitchcock Independent School District effective December 31. More


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