New student registration begins July 21

Registration will open for students new to Commerce ISD on July 21-22 at the Central Administration Building at 3315 Washington St. Hours will be from noon to 6 p.m., Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday.

Parents of returning students who need assistance in registering their child may attend the onsite registration as listed above as well.

Returning student online registration will open around that time as well. Details will be released at a later date. 

Pre-K/Head Start registration open online

CISD pre-kindergarten and Head Start registration is open online at the following link: 

Pre-K/Head Start FIRST STEP registration

Parent/guardians must attend Districtwide Registration on July 21 or July 22 at the CISD Administration Bldg at 3315 Washington St. in addition to the online registration. 

Eligibility Requirements to register

Share your feedback on the use of ESSER III funds

Commerce ISD seeks community input on using the federal ESSER III funds to increase student achievement and combat the learning gap caused by the pandemic closures. 


Survey for feedback

Unofficial election results

Kelsey Lytle and Randy Starks were unopposed.

Etta Herring 128

Joshua Koch 62

Doc Pierce 146

Jennifer Knight 36

Rocking into retirement

Machelle Burns was presented a rocking chair by Superintendent Charlie Alderman upon her retirement from CES as the school's secretary. Burns joined the district in 2017 after working at Texas A&M University-Commerce for several years. She plans to spend a lot more time with her grandchildren in her retirement. She is shown with CES Principal Wanda Beane, Assistant Principal Patricia Nelle and Superintendent Alderman. We wish you the best, Machelle!


Machelle Burns retirement rocking chair with administrators

Two file for CISD Board of Trustees

Current officeholders Randy Starks and Kelsey Lytle have filed for positions on the CISD Board of Trustees.  One position, currently held by Etta Herring, remains open. The deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot is Friday, February 12. Applications are available at the CISD Administration Building at 3315 Washington St. The election will be held on Saturday, May 1 at City Hall. 

Starks was elected to the board in 2009. Herring joined in 2012. Lytle was appointed in December to fulfill a vacated position.  

For information on Board qualifications, click here

Tiger Cheer finishes 5th in State UIL competition
The CHS Tiger Cheer Team finished in fifth place at the State UIL Championship held in Fort Worth last week.