Welcome to Pride!

Welcome to Pride, the official eNewsletter of the Ennis Independent School District. You are receiving this message because you are a valued member of the Ennis ISD community and we wish to keep you informed of some of the many positive stories and events occurring at EISD. If, for any reason, you do not wish to be included in future messages, please feel free to "unsubscribe" at the bottom of this message.

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2019 Ennis Football All District Winners

Congratulations to each of the following young men on being awarded 8-5A All-District honors.


District MVP

Collin Drake


Offensive Player of the Year

Laylon Spencer


Defensive Newcomer of the Year

Devion Beasley


Offensive 1st Team All-District

QB Collin Drake

RB Jarius Jones

TE Clayton Jenkins

WR Laylon Spencer

WR Dyllan Santos

OL Dorion Strawn

OL Kobie Vasquez

OL Colton Kemp

OL Tommorrio Pace


Defensive 1st Team All-District

DT DeRyous Stokes

DT Ashton McGraw

DE Jarveon Williams

LB Dane Vernor

LB Caden Hubbard

CB Dee Johnson

S Devion Beasley


1st Team Academic All-State

Dane Vernor

Isaiah Nies


Offensive 2nd Team All-District

RB Devion Beasley

WR Karon Smith

OL Kyle Benner

K Angel Aguilar


Defensive 2nd Team All-District

DT Lazarus Becks

LB Isaiah Niles

CB Dacoby Sterling

S Stephon Townsend

S Cam'Ren Stevens


Honorable Mention Academic All-State

Jarius Jones

Logan Payne


Honorable Mention All-District

Payton Chapman

Michael Markgraf

Azain Brown

Dan'Tron Brown

Octavius Johnson

Stoney Duke Selected for Cross Country Academic All-State

Ennis High School senior Stone Duke was recently selected for the Cross Country Academic All-State 2nd team by the Texas High School Coaches Association! To be selected for an Academic All-State team, a student athlete must be a senior of good moral character and have a cumulative average of 92 or higher for their entire high school career.


Congratulations on this accomplishment, Stoney!

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Ennis High School UIL Takes 2nd Place at Ennis Christmas UIL Competition

On Saturday, December 14th, Ennis High School UIL hosted the Ennis Christmas UIL Competition. EHS UIL was able to take 2nd place at the Christmas Competition. Congratulations to all students and coaches on their success and hard work.


Current Issues & Events - Coach Eric Adams

Mason Gilb - 4th Place


Number Sense - Coach Lynn Mangus

Johan Gallegos - 1st Place 9th/10th Division


Calculator Applications - Coach Lynn Mangus

2nd Place Team

Darbi Dixon - 1st Place 9th/10th Division

Nathan Matous - 2nd Place 11th/12th Division


Copy & Editing - Coach Valentina Montero

Payton Davis - 6th Place


Mathematics - Coach Lynn Mangus

Nathan Matous - 5th Place 11th/12th Division


Feature Writing - Coach Valentia Montero

Ava Zhanel - 1st Place


Science - Coach Eric Adams

Johan Gallegos - 5th Place 9th/10th Division


Editorial Writing - Coach Valentina Montero

Jessica Dixon - 1st Place

Ava Zhanel - 6th Place


Headline Writing - Coach Valentina Montero

Jessica Dixon - 3rd Place

Ava Zhanel - 6th Place


Social Studies - Coach Eric Adams

2nd Place Team

Samantha Webster - 3rd Place


Prose - Coach Cheryl Kelly

Cameron Murtha - 1st Place


Poetry - Coach Cheryl Kelly

Brennan Snipes - 6th Place

EISD Police Department & Ennis Firefighter's Association Local 3320 Partner for Coat Drive

On December 12th, the Ennis ISD Police Department and Ennis Firefighter's Association Local 3320 distributed over 200 coats to students at Ennis ISD campuses. We are so thankful to everyone who helped raise the funds to purchase these coats and for all the support the Ennis community gives to our schools.

Lady Lions Volleyball Players Selected for Academic All-State Volleyball Team

Congratulations to Lindsay Rankin, Jena McMullen, and Kristen Ozymy on making the All-State Volleyball team! These ladies worked hard on and off the court this year and are some of the top students in volleyball across the state! Congratulations and go Lions!

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Ennis Lion Football Players Selected for Academic All-State Football Team

Congratulations to the following Ennis Lion Football players on their selection to the Academic All-State Football team:


(Pictured below from left to right) Jarius Jones (Honorable Mention), Logan Payne (Honorable Mention), Dane Vernor (1st Team), and Isaiah Nies (1st Team)

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Choir Director Jason Gadberry Invited to Serve as Guest Clinician for Young Men's Vocal Workshop at the University of Oklahoma

At the beginning of December, Ennis High School & Junior High Choir Director Jason Gadberry was invited to be a guest clinician for the annual Young Men's Vocal Workshop hosted by the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Gadberry worked with over 500 young men from around the state of Oklahoma and conducted a combined concert. Of all the guests invited as guest clinicians, Mr. Gadberry was one of only two conductors from Texas.


Congratulations, Mr. Gadberry!

Ennis ISD Paraprofessionals Recognized for Receiving Teaching Degrees

Congratulations to the following Ennis ISD Paraprofessionals for receiving their teaching degree this semester! We are so proud of you and can't wait to see what is in store for you next.


Mikaela Moreno - Austin Elementary

Maritle Ibanez - Austin Elementary


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Daisha Alderson - Ennis Junior High School

Roxanne Dominguez - Austin Elementary

Ennis ISD Administration Assists with Salvation Army Christmas Toy Delivery

Toys and gifts from the Salvation Army were delivered to the First United Methodist Church this week for distribution to families who signed up for Christmas assistance earlier this fall.


As a result of countless donations, over 100 children will receive toys and clothes. EISD administrators assisted in the unloading of the boxes and sacks that will be distributed to families for the holiday. Thanks to everyone who assisted in this effort.

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Wishing you all the joys of the season and the best in the coming year. Merry Christmas from all of us at Ennis ISD.

This year's Ennis ISD Christmas card cover artwork was provided by contest winner Deisy Gonzalez (12th Grade Explorative Arts Student, Ms. Cheryl Kelly's class).

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