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2016 Back to School Guide

Aug 15, 2016 07:23AM ● By Kevin
It's that bittersweet time of year when we begin to think about the upcoming fall and winter seasons and reflect back upon the summer that was. For some, it's also bittersweet to be sending the kids back to school. If you don't want to miss a thing to kick off another year at Carroll ISD, we've got you covered with the below list of things to look out for as the school year gets underway.

Important Dates and Times for All Schools

Registration, curriculum, orientation... It's all covered in Carroll ISD's "Back to School" information packet. Download it by clicking on the PDF above!

New for Bus Riders 2016-2017: Bus Safety Handbook & Bus Rider Contract

All bus riders must have a parent or guardian signed ‘Bus Rider Contract’ turned in with the Bus Rider Registration form, indicating that they have received the Bus Safety Handbook and will agree to abide by the rules. Bus passes will not be issued until a signed contract has been turned in. The Bus Safety Handbook and Contract can be found on the Transportation webpage here.

Physicals & Online Sports Participation Packets

All Carroll ISD athletes grades 7-12 must complete the sports participation packets and athlete release forms for the 2016-2017 school year. All athletes must also have their physicals on record with the athletic training staff before the first day of school. Click here to access the forms.

School Supply Lists

The online ordering period has ended for the annual school supply sale, so if you missed out, click here to find the school supply lists for each individual school at the district (except the high schools).

Dragon Football Community Pep Rally Aug. 19

Dragon Football is hosting a Community Pep Rally and Fundraiser at Feedstore BBQ on Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. Come meet the 2016 Dragon football team, eat BBQ and all proceeds benefit Dragon football. The Dragons will be autographing footballs and posters. See below for more information...
Don Your Green and White and Join the Dragons Rally - Aug 05 2016 0739AM

Don Your Green and White and Join the Dragons Rally

Eat some barbecue, meet the football team and greet your neighbors! Read More » 

High School Parking Permits On Sale Now

High school students parking on campus must purchase a parking permit. These are on sale now and can be purchased online. Go to your home campus (CHS or CSHS) website and click on “Pay to Park” to purchase your parking permit. Once you purchased your permit online go to your home campus to pick up your parking permit sticker to place on your front windshield of your car. Students must present current driver license and current insurance to receive your parking permit sticker.

New Traffic Signal Coming on North White Chapel 

A new traffic signal is coming to the North White Chapel and Ascot Drive intersection in front of Carroll High School and expected to be in place before the start of the school year on Monday, Aug. 22. Read more on Carroll High School and CISD will also be sending out more information and maps to help communicate the changes.

Walnut Grove Elementary Releases New Traffic Plan for School Year

Beginning Aug. 22, the Walnut Grove Elementary student dropoff and pick-up procedures will change. Read more about the changes and view the map of traffic flow on

CSHS Muscial Audition Camp Aug. 15-19

The dates for the CSHS Fall musical have been set (Sept. 22 – 25). Auditions will be the first day of school. In order to help interested high school students prepare, Carroll Theatre will be hosting a Musical Audition Camp the week before school starts. Camp will be held at CSHS Auditorium, Monday–Friday, Aug. 15-19 from 4-6 p.m. Acclaimed choreographer, Jeremy Dumont, will be running the camp and making sure the students are ready to audition the first week of school. Cost is $125. Please make checks out to Carroll Theatre Boosters and bring to first day of camp.

Student Enrollment Verification Process Still Available

The Annual Student Verification process is available online through Aug. 19. Each school year, parents of students enrolled in CISD are required to complete verification forms, and update student/family information, for each student. Annual Student Verification may be accessed within Family Access beginning today. Link to Family Access.

Summer Assignments for Dragons

All summer assignments are posted on the Curriculum & Instruction webpage.  Go to, to print and complete your summer assignments.

Nominate the Next Dragon Hall of Honor Members

The Carroll ISD Athletic Department is taking nominations for the next Hall of Honor class. Nominations are due by Sept. 21. This year's class will be honored at the homecoming parade and homecoming game on Oct. 21. Click here for a nomination form.

CISD Health Service Reminder

Please submit any new or updated vaccination records to your school nurse immediately. Per state law, all students must be compliant with required vaccinations before the first day of school or they must be excluded from classes; please see the following website for complete rules:

Emerald Belles Community Box Auction for Season Opener Ends Soon

Enjoy dinner catered by Brio Tuscan Grill while watching the Dragon season opener from the air-conditioned suite and proceeds benefit the Belles. Two winners can have seven guests each and will share a catered dinner. The auction ends on Friday, Aug. 19 at midnight. Winners will be contacted on Saturday, Aug. 20. Please follow this link to view the auction. Any questions please contact Lizeth Chagnot at

Information courtesy of Carroll ISD's daily eBlasts. Still have questions? Click here for even more information.

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