Presentation of Life Changer of the Year nomination – John Nutt

Crandall High School surprised our band director, Mr. John Nutt, this morning with his official nomination for the national “Life Changer of the Year,” award from National Life Group.

Please continue your support of Mr. Nutt through social media shares, comments and likes.  This helps him stand out among the other nominees.

Technology Tips for Parents

Calling all Middle School and High School Parents!

Come join us for light refreshments on December 11, 2017, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and learn about the cutting edge technology tools available to you and your students.

We will be giving away a free Chromebook as well as gift cards.  You can also help your class earn a free jeans pass!


L.F. Raynes Board Room

400 W. Lewis St

December 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m.


Change to basketball schedule

Due to football playoffs, Wills Point will be unable to attend our regularly scheduled boys basketball games at Crandall HS Monday morning Nov. 20, therefore we will not play any boys basketball games on Monday. We have decided to re-schedule those boys games for Wednesday morning Nov. 22nd at Crandall HS. There will be no freshman game. JV boys vs. Wills Point will begin at 10am Wednesday. The Varsity game vs. Wills Point will follow the JV game at 11:15am. Both games will be in the Crandall HS main gym. Revised practice times for the week will be emailed to players and parents via skyward.

Playoffs Round 2

Congratulations Pirates!  The Crandall Pirates defeated the Paris Wildcats in round 1 of Football playoffs with a final score 28-7.

They will take on the Midlothian Heritage Jaguars on Friday, November 24th at 2:00 p.m. at John Kincaid Stadium, 9100 S. Polk St, Dallas, Tx 75232

We would like to welcome the #PirateCommUNITY on Thursday, Thanksgiving morning to support the Pirates at a CommUNITY practice at 9:00 a.m. at Pirate Stadium.  Bring your coffee and your lawn chair and come cheer on the Pirates as they practice.

Go Pirates!

Concilio Graduation at Martin Elementary

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Martin Elementary hosted their first parent graduation in partnership with  The Concilio.

The Concilio’s PASE program focuses on a 9-week curriculum that improves academic achievement by teaching parents what their roles and responsibilities are in their children’s education.

We celebrated the closing of our 9 weeks with our elementary parents with a reception and words of wisdom from our Superintendent, Dr. Robert Jolly.  Several parents gave testimonials about how the program had helped them and one student spoke in front of the group about how proud she was of her mother, and her mother’s hard work.

We’ve loved finding a new way to connect with our #PirateCommUNITY and these families.

Congratulations to all 54 graduates of our first Concilio partnership!

Athletic Schedule Changes this week

Pirate Varsity Football team is in the playoff this week (Thursday, November 16, 201, at   7 p.m. in Rockwall), we will have the following changes to our athletic schedules:


Tuesday, November 14 – boys basketball

Crandall boys v. Samuel

9th grade boys – 5:30 p.m.

JV boys – 6:45 p.m.

Varsity boys – 8:00 p.m.


Thursday November 16 – MS boys basketball will be rescheduled for another day.


Thursday November 16 – Varsity Football

Pirates v Paris Wildcats

November 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium in Rockwall

1197 T.L. Townsend Dr – Rockwall, Texas 75087


Go Pirates!

November Staff Members/Employees/Teachers of the Month

Crandall Pirates,

Please help me congratulate the following Teacher/Employee/Staff Members of the Month:



Teacher of the Month: Nancy Muncrief

Staff Member of the Month: Nicole Tudor

Employee of the Month: Kristie Black



Teacher of the Month: Catrina Jones

Staff Member of the Month: Maritza Hernandez



Teacher of the Month: Shannon Rawson

Staff Member of the Month: Amy McFadden



Teacher of the Month: Meagan Temaat

Employee of the Month: Jana Settles

Staff Member of the Month: Debi Screws



Teacher of the Month: Jessica Zelkovich

Staff Member of the Month: Heather Ellington

Staff Member of the Month: Nadia Nino



Teacher of the Month: Erica Salinas

Staff Member of the Month: Donna Gillespie



Teacher of the Month: Rhonda Wood



Staff Member of the Month: Janis Nix

Staff Member of the Month: Lance Plant


Erin McCann

Public Relations Director

Crandall ISD



2nd CommUNITY Tailgate Success

Senior Night, November 3, 2017, was a success in the #PirateCommUNITY.  Crandall ISD hosted their 2nd annual Community Tailgate before Senior Night and our last home football game against Brownsboro.


There was a wonderful turn out for the music and games, and the Pirates were victorious over Brownsboro.  This success guarantees the Crandall Pirates a spot in the playoffs.

The Pirates will play Mabank on Friday, November 10, 2017, in Mabank, and Playoff information will be available soon.

Special thanks to CISD employee Jason Bowie for the incredible images from our 2nd Tailgate.  We look forward to continuing this event next year.