Chisholm Trail News

April 26th - April 30th

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Our Vision

Chisholm Trail will provide a nurturing community where all learners are empowered to achieve excellence.

Important Dates:


  • May 11th- PTO virtual meetings 4/6 pm
  • May 21st- Second Grade Virtual Field Trip
  • May 24th- Senior Walk
  • May 25th- Field Day
  • May 26th- Pre-K and Kinder End of Year Party
  • May 27th- 1st and 2nd Grade End of Year Party
  • May 27th- Last Day of School-EARLY RELEASE @ 1:00

A Note from Mrs. Cockrell

Dear Chisholm Trail Families,

I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend and are ready for another great week. Last week’s Pre-K and Kinder registration went very well and we enjoyed getting to meet some of our new learners. If you have a student who will be in Pre-K or Kindergarten this fall and you have not already registered them, please make an appointment to come to campus to get them registered. You can call Mrs. Weatherly at 940-458-5297 or email Mrs. Hallmark at This is very important as we plan staff for next year. Also, if you have any neighbors or know of any other Sanger families who have Pre-K or Kindergarteners who need to get registered, let them know they can call the campus to set up an appointment.

If you have a current Kindergarten, First grade, or Second grade student, you will receive your registration code and online registration information very soon. The registration for RETURNING students will open May 3rd. This registration for RETURNING Kindergarten, First and Second grade students will be all online.

As a reminder, please do not drop your child off prior to 7:35. I understand that morning schedules can get hectic, but we have staff on duty at 7:35 to welcome children into the building. We appreciate your help with this.

Have you ever heard of summer slide? Well, it is not a piece of playground equipment. It is a real possibility for your children to lose some of the learning they have worked so hard to attain when they step into summer and do not spend time using the knowledge and skills they have developed during the school year. We want to help you make the summer slide as small as possible, so be on the lookout for some fun summer ideas to help you with this. We will be sharing some fun and easy ways to keep the learning going year round.

Thank you for sharing your children with us!


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2021 Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Sury

Karly Sury has been selected by her colleagues at Chisholm Trail to represent the campus as the 2021 Teacher of the Year. She currently serves second grade students, teaching all subjects. Mrs. Sury holds an expectation of excellence within her classroom that empowers all of her learners to achieve at high levels. She is a master at effective classroom management and building a positive and safe culture within the classroom with her learners. Additionally, Mrs. Sury successfully implements strategies such as guided reading and small group instruction which she tailors to meet the needs of her students.

Mrs. Sury is a model of what it means to have a growth mindset. She not only empowers her students, but graciously leads our campus as she models being a learner herself. She is knowledgeable about content and pedagogy, but she also models curiosity and works alongside her colleagues to increase learning outcomes for students. The humility and grace with which Mrs. Sury teaches her students, coaches teachers, and collaborates with all colleagues make her an ideal 2021 Teacher of the Year for Chisholm Trail.

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2021 Paraprofessional of the Year: Mrs. Pyron

Wendi Pyron has been selected by her colleagues at Chisholm Trail to represent the campus as the 2021 Paraprofessional of the Year. She currently serves as a special education paraprofessional. Mrs. Pyron always has a smile on her face and is quick to share a funny moment with anyone around her. She is adept at changing her strategies to meet the diverse needs of students. She is quick to adapt to any situation that may arise during the day and addresses any challenge as an opportunity to find a solution.

Mrs. Pyron is dedicated to increasing learning outcomes for all children and is just as dedicated to serving her colleagues. She supports all those around her with as much tenacity as she shows for students. Mrs. Pyron is a team player and her positivity, solution-oriented mindset, and sense of humor make her an ideal 2021 Paraprofessional of the Year for Chisholm Trail.

April Staff Member of the Month

Chisholm Trail's staff member for the month is Mrs. Grant!

"Katie loves her students and is a wonderful teacher. As a coworker and parent to one of her students, I have seen first hand how hard she works to help her students succeed."

~Katie Richardson

Lost and Found

We have a large collection of jackets and coats that have not been claimed by students. Please take a moment to watch the video below and see if anything belongs to your child. Unclaimed items will be donated. Thanks for your help!

Video: Lost Coats and Jackets

Dress Code Highlight: Jewelry and Piercings

As summer nears, it is time to revisit the Sanger ISD dress code. In the upcoming weeks, each section of the dress code will be highlighted to ensure that students are complying with the standards established by the district.

  • Students may not wear any jewelry or similar artifacts that are obscene or distracting or that are likely to cause a disruption to the educational environment or may be used as a weapon.
  • Students may not wear tongue piercings, facial jewelry (nose, lip, brow), or facial decorations (other than normal makeup). Spacers, spikes, gauges, cartilage bars, and mouth jewelry are not allowed.
  • Males are not allowed to wear earrings (No band-aid covering).
  • Tattoos including temporary tattoos and skin drawings must be covered at all times while students are under the school’s jurisdiction.


Thank you for getting your students to school on time! Drop off time begins at 7:35 each morning. Staff will be available to supervise students at 7:35 so please do not allow students to walk up to the building before this time.

Each morning the back gate is closed at 7:45 when school begins. If you arrive to drop off your child and this gate is closed, there is no staff on duty in the back and the doors are locked. Any students arriving after 7:45 need to be dropped off and may enter the front of the school. Thanks for helping us ensure student safety!

The 2021-2022 calendar has been approved!

The link will take you to the calendar.

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Chisholm Cheers

Good things are happening at Chisholm Trail and we would love to hear about them. Your words of encouragement are invaluable to our teachers!

Health Reminder

As we continue to work hard on campus to keep our children and staff safe, we are asking you to continue to be diligent in reporting to us when your student is either having symptoms, has been exposed, or has received a positive COVID-19 test result. Should you have questions, you may contact me at or our nurse, Courtney Lynch at

District Web Site

This link will take you to the district web site.

Emergency Communications

This link will take you to the district page with details about where to get inclement weather information.


Thank you for your continued support for our procedures this year. Children are arriving no earlier than 7:35 and entering the building safely, wearing masks.

We appreciate that you have your car tags hanging on your mirror at dismissal. In the case of a forgotten tag, we will do an ID check as efficiently as possible, but we may ask you to pull up ahead of the line and wait for a moment.

Helpful Reminders

Parents, please remember to LABEL your children's belongings. (Water bottles, jackets, masks, lunch boxes, back packs, etc.) We want all items to stay with their rightful owners. When things are left behind, it is very tricky to return them if they are not labeled. Thank you for your help with this.
Box Tops New App: Scan for your School
How to Scan with the Box Tops Mobile App

Digital Receipts?

If you have a digital receipt, the process has a few additional steps, but if you go to this link and type in "digital receipt" it will give you the information you need to submit your electronic receipt.

English Learner Parent Support

Take a moment to read Region 11's English Learner Newsletter. This edition provide some good information about state testing. You can download the newsletters by clicking the links.