December 2018 .................................................. Vol. 2 Issue. 4
Indian Springs Second Graders Make Centenarian’s Birthday Wish Come True
Gladys McLean wished to give 101 toys to children in need for her 101 st  birthday, and the second-grade class at Indian Springs Elementary School, a neighbor of McLean’s retirement home, Sodalis Stone Oak, took on the challenge with a toy drive.

Meyer Ranch to add 1600 homes in Comal ISD
A new development is hitting Highway 46 and South Cranes Mill Road, and is anticipated to add 1600 homes to the rural northwest. This development could potentially add upwards of 900 students to Comal ISD schools at build-out.

National Signing Day for Sixteen
Comal ISD Athletes
Ten players at Smithson Valley High School and six players at Canyon signed national letters of intent to play at the next level on November 14. They were: 

  • Tara McLeod SVHS - Volleyball (St. Mary’s University)
  • Colton Stevens SVHS - Tennis (Sul Ross State University)
  • Mackenzie Hamlett SVHS - Swimming (Pepperdine University)
  • Shaun Besch SVHS - Swimming (Rollins College)
  • Konnor Klinksiek SVHS - Swimming (Vanderbilt University)
  • Presley Smith SVHS - Softball (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)
  • Carissa Vasquez SVHS - Softball (Stephen F. Austin University)
  • Lauren Domel SVHS - Volleyball (Stetson University)
  • Mason Garner SVHS - XC & Track (University of North Texas)
  • Arianna Gonzales SVHS - XC & Track (University of North Texas)
  • Hannah Berry CHS - Volleyball (Wheeling Jesuit University)
  • Kylie Trefflich CHS - Volleyball (Texas Tech University)
  • Kamrin Taylor CHS - Soccer (Southwestern University)
  • Aliyah Pritchett CHS - Softball (Baylor University)
  • Sydney Belvin CHS - Softball (McNeese State University)
  • Lauren Elliott CHS - Track (West Point)

Check out this article about Safety & Security in Comal ISD in this month's issue of Welcome Home SA, a local publication. You can also find additional Comal ISD features throughout the November issue here .

Comal ISD December Events
December 1-3 - Canyon High Play, "Shakespeare in Love"
December 3 - Canyon Middle Choir Concert
December 3 - Danville Middle Choir Concert
December 4 - Smithson Valley & Spring Branch Middle Winter Choir Concert
December 5-8 - Smithson Valley High Musical "West Side Story"
December 7 - Mountain Valley Middle Dance Christmas Show

Please contact the Comal ISD Communications Department at (830) 221-2000 if you have any questions about your Gold Card or Gold Card News.

If you no longer wish to receive Gold Card News, you may unsubscribe by selecting the unsubscribe link at the bottom of this email.