Hollis T. Dietz Elementary

Dietz Dispatch

Crandall ISD Mission Statement


Crandall Independent School District will provide each student an exceptional education in an inspiring environment with caring people.

No School Monday March 1st

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Dr. Suess Birthday March 2nd


Students will be able to dress up on March 2nd for Dr. Suess birthday!

  • Dress like a character from Dr. Suess
  • Dr. Suess t-shirt with jeans

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Spring Pictures March 5th


Spring pictures are March 5th. Students may dress up this day.

  • Students can wear appropriate Sunday dress or regular dress code.
  • No spaghetti strapped dresses or shirts.
  • Dresses need to be appropriate school length.

Upcoming Dates

March 1st

  • No school

March 5th

  • Spring Pictures

March 12th

  • Early Release @ 12:45

March 15th - 19th

  • Spring Break

Picture Retake Information


Many of you have questions about picture retakes. The company has given me their information for you to contact them directly and they will help you with all your concerns.

Our service department is



Technology from home

Please do not bring your own devices from home. (laptops, chromebooks, tablets, Ipads, etc.)

  • Cell phones are acceptable but need to be turned off and in their backpacks.

School Badges

Please make sure your student wears their school badge every day!

District Policy

  • Initial badge is free
  • $5 for a replacement
  • Each badge will be $5 each time the badge needs to be replaced
  • Please scroll to the bottom of the SMORE and click the attachment to print and send with student to the front office if they need a replacement badge.

Thank you for helping keep our Dietz students safe.

Reminders to bring daily

  • Please remind students to wear their mask each and every day! Ask them to add it to their backpacks each night.
  • Please make sure they wear their badge to school every day! (We are working on getting badges for the students who returned from virtual and have misplaced or a broken badge).
  • Please bring chromebooks and chargers.

Crandall Youth Baseball Signup link


Youth baseball sign-ups are going on. Registration is open and will end on February 14th. Here is the link to use to sign up on their website. http://cybsa.bonzidev.com/home.php

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New Spring Calendar

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Outdoor Recess Temperatures


As a district we are sending out what our temperature threshold is for recess. The district temperature to go out for recess is below 35 degrees. Students will need to remember to send coats, gloves and hats on days they will be able to go outside.
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Reminder: Stay home if you are not feeling well!!

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Virtual Students Returning


You can find the school supply list in the following places.

  • Link on the bottom of this SMORE page
  • Our Website

Please know that you can bring the supplies a little at a time. Please call the front office if you have any questions about the school supply list. 972-427-6050.


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Free/Reduced Lunch Application


We sent home letters today with your student about free/reduced lunch forms. Please fill this out and return the paper with your student to their teacher no later than September 30th. Please fill this out even if you do not think you will qualify. We need everone to fill out the application. We appreciate your help in this matter. The link is here if you fill it out online: https://www.myschoolapps.com/Application

Free/Reduced Online application

Parents please fill this out and send in to the district. We will be sending papers home as well. We need everyone to fill one out whether you think you will qualify or not.

Safety Smore for Crandall ISD

This to increase awareness of fire prevention!


Link for Chromebooks, My school bucks, Skyward and many more options.

Need to Make a Ride Change?

Email DietzRideChange@crandall-isd.net before 2:30 pm. Please include Student Name, Teacher and details of Ride Change

Text a Tip

Help protect your school. Send an anonymous tip to CISD. Text keyword CRANDALL to 847411, add a space, type in your tip information, and hit send. Download the free App "Crandall ISD Tips" for iphone or Android.

Helpful Links

Dietz Elementary Twitter @CISDDietz #thisisDietz

Crandall ISD Twitter @OfficialCISD #piratesforever

Family Access

Food & Nutrition

Hollis T. Dietz Elementary

Building a better future, one child at a time!

Doors open 7:40 am

First bell 8:05 am--Pledges/ announcements

Tardy bell 8:15 am

Dismissal 3:25 pm

Office Hours: 7:40-4:15