Crystal Cardenas, RN & Carolyn Ramirez, LVN


    Hi! My name is Crystal Cardenas, RN; I have been a nurse for 5+ years now and have been in the medical field 15+ years. I am graduate of ACC class of 2012 with an Associates of Applied Science in Nursing. My career in nursing started in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Seton Family of hospitals where I worked with critical ill and premature newborn infants. This is my third year as a full-time School Nurse! I am super excited to be here and I am looking forward to having a great year! A few past times I enjoy are watching my daughter (17) and son (13) enjoy playing their sports as well as sneaking off to the coast or lake to enjoy the outdoors with fishing and BBQ. Of course I can't forget my Longhorn and Cowboys Football on the weekends! 

     My name is Carolyn Ramirez, LVN and I have been employed with Hays CISD since 2005, specifically at HHS since 2007.   I graduated from the LVN program at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, TX in 1998.  I have two children who have attended Hays CISD since their kinder son is a 2018 graduate from HHS and my daughter is currently a student at HHS.  From cheering on our favorite sports teams, to outings on the boat for a fishing trip...I enjoy every second I get to spend with my family!  I look forward to a great year!  

    School nursing is a professional registered nursing specialty that involves identification, assessment, prevention, and intervention to remedy or modify students' health needs. The nurses' goal is to promote the optimum health of students and the students' abilities to achieve their individual educational goals.

    Nurses monitor required immunizations, perform mandated health screenings, track communicable diseases, plan for emergencies and provide direct care to students. Please use the links to the left to learn more about the Hays CISD District Health Services.

    We would like to assure you that medical information about your child is treated as confidential by the nurses and all school staff.  We do not share information about your child with outside parties nor can we discuss health concerns of any other student with you.

News from the Nurses

  • The month of October is an excellent time to schedule your annual Flu Shot!  The flu vaccine can be obtained at your local medical provider's office, our school based W.E.L.L. clinic, and various other clinics in the community.

    State required annual scoliosis/vision/hearing screenings are currently underway for all freshman and students new to the district.





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Contact Us

  • Crystal Cardenas, RN
    Hays High School

    512-268-2911, EXT. 46270

    Carolyn Ramirez, LVN
    Hays High School
    512-268-2911, EXT. 46303