FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2018
SINTON ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES FINALIST FOR SUPERINTENDENT
The Sinton Independent School District (ISD) Board of Trustees, at its May 21st meeting, named Dr. Michael ‘Chad’ Jones, currently superintendent at Iola ISD, as finalist for superi ntendent. By law, the Board must now wait 21 days before voting to hire Dr. Jones to be the new superintendent for Sinton ISD. Dr. Jones is slated to assume the head administrator position as a result of the current Superintendent Pari Whitten’s retirement. The Board is scheduled to vote to offer a contract to Dr. Jones on June 11, 2018 as the final step in the search process.
Dr. Jones earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1991, his Masters degree from East Central University in 2001 and his Doctorate from Sam Houston State University in 2016. He and his wife Robyn have three girls, AJ, 19; Becca, 16; and Molly, 13. Dr. Jones began his career as an educator in Norman, Oklahoma and spent 13 years as a science teacher and a coach before coming to College Station ISD to begin his career as an administrator. He went on to serve as a high school assistant principal and an elementary principal in College Station ISD and a high school principal in Rockdale ISD before becoming the superintendent at West Hardin County CISD. The past five years, Dr. Jones has spent as superintendent in Iola ISD. The 2018-2019 school year will mark his 28th year as an educator.
This video highlights the State Champion CMPS project; Latchkey Love completed by Emma Nieto.
Sinton High School won first place in the 2017-2018 Coastal Bend Heroes Challenge Blood Drive for 4AAAA schools in the Coastal Bend. The award was presented Wednesday, May 16 at the Coastal Bend Blood Center Awards Luncheon in Corpus Christi. The Sinton Pirate blood drives generated 522 units. Pictured receiving the award are Meelena Fletcher, Greta Kieschnick,who are the new SHS Blood Drive Ambassadors for 2018-10, Tracy Tannehill, Janu Patel, SHS Blood Drive Ambassadors for this year and Celeste Baggett Coastal Bend Blood Center Donor Recruiter/Public Relations. This school year there were 235 Blood Drives at 53 schools in the Coastal Bend. 10,961 units of blood were collected.
Parents and guardians, we value your opinion and we need your input. We encourage all parents to participate and complete the end of the year parent survey. Survey results provide insight into our learning environment, help the district better understand our strengths and target areas for improvement. This survey is anonymous. If you have any questions, please contact the Federal and Special Programs department at 364-6838.