Tomball ISD students will lead in creating the future.
Tomball ISD educates students to become responsible, productive citizens by providing innovative, individually rigorous, and personally valuable educational experiences.
Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora
Pictured: (Back Row, L-R) Mark Lewandowski, John E. McStravick, Matt Schiel, Dr. Michael Pratt
(Front Row, L-R) Justin Unser, Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora, Lee McLeod, Tina Salem
Tomball ISD Cabinet
Pictured: (L-R) Jim Ross, Chief Financial Officer; Dr. Michael Webb, Chief Academic Officer; Dr. Amy Schindewolf, Chief of Staff & School Leadership; Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora, Superintendent; Holly Sherman, Legal Counsel; Dr. Steven Gutierrez, Chief Operating Officer
All schools and facilities are closed, March 13-17.
In addition to Spring Break, Friday, March 10 and Monday, March 20, are Student Holidays/Staff Development Days. Classes resume on Tuesday, March 21. Enjoy your break!
The Tomball Education Foundation awarded 29 grants to Tomball ISD educators across 15 different campuses and one Central Office department, totaling $100,948 to be used on innovative projects they submitted through the grant process.
The Tomball Education Foundation provides funds for educational projects and activities that are beyond traditional funding. Funds are used to facilitate student achievement and skill development, recognize and encourage staff excellence, and expand community involvement from individuals, businesses and civic organizations.
Since 2018, TEF has awarded over $270,000 in grants to employees of Tomball ISD.
Congratulations to our 2022-2023 TEF Grant Recipients!
Tomball ISD is excited to announce it has been named a State Finalist for two awards in the 2023 Annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. TISD is a State Finalist in the categories of Large District and Outstanding School Board.
Tomball ISD is the only school district named a finalist in both categories.
Students Shine at District Academic UIL Competition
Tomball ISD students, grades second through eighth, showcased their academic knowledge and skills as they took part in the annual District UIL Academic Competition on Saturday, February 25.
TISD Leaders Graduate from Holdsworth Leadership Collaborative
As life-long learners and advocates for building capacity within a school district, Tomball ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora, Chief of Staff and School Leadership Dr. Amy Schindewolf, and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Webb were recently celebrated during a graduation ceremony as part of the inaugural class of the Holdsworth Leadership Collaborative.
Students Named Award Winners at Science & Engineering Fair of Houston
Tomball ISD students showcased their science knowledge and understanding and were named award winners at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH).
Representing Tomball ISD as award winners:
- 1st place: Sana Kale, CPJHS (Analyzing the Effects of Gender and APOE Genes on AD)
- 2nd place: Riya Singhal, OIS (Using Spherification for Safe and Controlled Delivery of Iron Drops)
- 3rd place: Arav Mehta & Aayan Pattanayak, THS (Echo Chess: Empowering the physically impaired)
- Honorable Mention: Laila Bogucki, NIS (I Toad You So!)
Read more about the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston.
TISD Named a Recipient of the 2023 TASBO Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations
Tomball ISD is proud to be recognized by The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) with a 2023 Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations.
The Award of Merit was established in 2009 to recognize Texas school districts that are committed to following professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services.
TISD Director of Fine Arts JD Janda Recognized as 2023 Outstanding Fine Arts Administrator in Texas
Tomball ISD Director of Fine Arts JD Janda was recently recognized at the state level as the 2023 Outstanding Fine Arts Administrator by the Texas Fine Arts Administrators.
Serving fine arts education for over 40 years, Janda has dedicated the last eight years to serving students in Tomball ISD as the Director of Fine Arts.
2024-2025 Instructional Calendar Approved
The Tomball ISD Board of Trustees approved the 2024-2025 Instructional Calendar during the February Board Meeting.
One notable change was made for the 2024-2025 calendar:
The Staff Development day that is currently on the day before Spring Break has moved to the Thursday before the Columbus Day weekend giving students a five day weekend in October 2024.
PLC Model Schools Honored
Achieving excellence through meaningful collaboration and quality instruction leads to outstanding student growth. Congrats to our 6 most-recently named Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Model Schools: Canyon Pointe Elementary, Oakcrest Intermediate, Lakewood Elementary, Tomball Intermediate, Tomball Junior High and Tomball Memorial High School
Tomball Memorial High School National Merit Scholars
Bill Sun, Zachary Caudle, Roland Wang, Kai Miller, Anthony Wu, Mi Vo
Tomball High School National Merit Scholar
TMEA All-State Musicians
Congratulations to THS & TMHS Student Honorees
THS: Jeyne Figuerao, Gabriela Velasquez, Naomi Chad
TMHS: Huy Nguyen, Yerim Colin, Cade Carter, Lishore Kumar, Justin Vo, Zakary King
THS Girls Soccer - District Champions
TMHS Top String Quartet Selected to Perform at UIL State Chamber Music Contest
First group ever selected from Tomball ISD. They will perform on Saturday, March 25.
TMHS Cheerleading - Placed 2nd in the Nation
THS Cheer Coach Steven Weibel Named TGCA 5A-6A Cheerleading Coach of the Year
TMHS Girls Basketball - Area Champions
Connor Demetropolis from THS Named a TD Club of Houston Scholar-Athlete Finalist
TMHS Boys Basketball - Advanced to Playoffs
THS Girls Basketball - Advanced to Playoffs
TMHS Girls Swimming - District Champions & State Qualifiers
Lishore Kumar from TMHS is a National Qualifier in Speech
Not only did he qualify for Nationals in Speech, but earned First Place in International Extemporaneous Speaking
Molly Haywood from TMHS - #1 Outdoor HS Female Pole Vaulter in the Nation
2022 6A State Champion sets her new pole vault record by clearing 14'6"
THS Cougar Charms - Division State Champs
Marching Auxiliaries (MA) Division
TMHS Silver Stars - Division State Champs
Crowd Pleasers Dance (CPD) Division
Calling all soon-to-be Kinder parents! It is time to enroll your child in our Destination District. Online Kindergarten Registration is now open!
TMHS Teacher Janet Stackhouse Calls Tomball ISD Home for the Last 30 Years
Dedicating 30 years to education is quite the accomplishment for any educator, but dedicating all 30 of those years to one school district is even more inspiring.
For current TMHS English teacher Janet Stackhouse, Tomball ISD has been her teaching home for the last 30 years.
TISD Communications Brings Home Top Honors from Annual TSPRA Conference
Tomball ISD Communications was honored as the best in the State of Texas with two Best of Category Awards, a Crystal Commendation Certificate of Merit, 10 Gold Star honors, five Silver Star honors, and two Bronze Star honors at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) annual conference in Round Rock.
TMHS HOSA Hosted Successful Spring Leadership Conference
Tomball Memorial High School was tasked with serving as the host for the 2023 Area 6 HOSA-Future Health Professionals Spring Leadership Conference, which welcomed over 1,100 students from 90 schools across the state, including both Tomball ISD comprehensive high schools: TMHS and Tomball High School.
CFES Builds Student Leaders through Character Education and Social Emotional Wellness Initiative, CFES Cares
As a GE Model School, Creekside Forest Elementary goes above and beyond to provide opportunities for its students to lead, learn, and grow.
CFES Cares is a campus-based initiative that supports the whole child.
TIS Students Abby & Maggie’s Interest in Robotics Leads Push for Girl Participation in STEM
Tomball Intermediate School sixth graders Abby and Maggie share a passion for robotics and STEM. As the only two girl team members on the TIS Robotics Team, both Abby and Maggie help lead TIS in its quest to encourage more girls to become involved in STEM-related activities and advanced courses on campus.
TMHS Girls Soccer Finds Success Through Strong Team Culture & Selfless Mindset
A culture of success has been built within the Tomball Memorial High School Girls Soccer program. Coming off of two visits to the Regional Semifinal round the last two seasons, this program has solidified itself as one of top programs in Texas UIL 6A competition.
TMHS Cheer Captures First-Ever UIL State Championship Title, THS Cheer Logs Best Score in Years to Finish Third & Win Band Chant Title
Over the last few years, Tomball Memorial High School and Tomball High School Cheerleading have created a dynamic culture of success, highlighting their passion for their school and the drive to be the best at what they do.
GOES SLL Teacher and Pediatric Cancer Survivor Riley Wagner Takes Bridal Portraits in Hospital that Cured Her
Grand Oaks Elementary SLL teacher and pediatric cancer survivor Riley Wagner returns to the hospital that cured her for a spontaneous bridal portrait shoot.
Tomball Star Academy Moves In, Enjoying First Week on New Campus
When Tomball ISD made the purchase of the former BJ Services, now Tomball Innovation Center, and with the help of the community’s support of the passing of Bond 2021, TSA’s dream of a new campus, was put into fruition. Renovations quickly began at the Tomball Innovation Center, transforming the previous corporate space into a beautiful new, state-of-the-art home campus for the Owls.
RES Teacher Gaby Guerra Nominated for LifeChanger of the Year Award
Rosehill Elementary kindergarten teacher Gaby Guerra has been nominated for the 2022-2023 National LifeChanger of the Year Award, sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation.
DREW SVOBODA, Tomball High School, 1995
University of North Texas Football Associate Head Coach & Special Teams Coordinator
As a young football player, Drew Svoboda was inspired by his coaches. So much so, that the impact his high school coaches had on him made him want to pursue coaching himself.
A 1995 Tomball High School graduate, Svoboda currently serves as the University of North Texas Football Associate Head Coach and Special Teams Coordinator, an opportunity that came about following an illustrious coaching career at the Texas high school ranks and a few prominent stops at the collegiate level over the last few years.
Svoboda’s family moved to Tomball following his sophomore year in high school wher he spent his junior year and senior year at THS, lettering in football and track.
“Although I only attended Tomball High School for two years, it was an extremely important time of my life,” he said. “The relationships I made during my time there have had a huge impact on my life. Tomball is where “I am from.”
As a student-athlete in high school, Svoboda remembers the lessons learned and the relationships he established and how that helped pave the way for him as a collegiate athlete and later, coach.
ConnectED: Two Way Dual Language Program on Apple Podcasts
In an effort to expand student opportunities, the Tomball ISD Two Way Dual Language Program is successfully developing a bilingual and biliterate foundation for students at the elementary school level. Dr. Z welcomes TWDL parents Blaire Koehl and Ely Borrero-Messer in a discussion about their child'...