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District Seeks Name for New School

The Hays Consolidated Independent School District School Naming Committee is seeking nominations for a name for the district’s fifteenth elementary school. The school, which was approved by voters in the 2021 bond, is on scheduled to open in August 2022. People who wish to submit name suggestions may do so electronically at:, until noon on Monday, November 29, 2021. Nominations can be accepted from individuals or groups, so long as they are residents, taxpayers, or service providers in the district.

The Naming Committee, which was appointed by the Board of Trustees, is charged with making a recommendation to the Board. The Board ultimately selects the names of new schools based on recommendations from the committee.

New schools in Hays CISD can be named for: historical or geographical sites or communities; subdivisions; significant local, state, or national figures (living or deceased); people who have made significant contributions to education in the district (living or deceased); local, state, or national historical events or places; or people who have donated land or money for the property or facility.  

Following the closing of the name suggestion window at noon on Monday, November 29, 2021, the naming committee will meet to begin narrowing name options. The committee could suggest a name, or slate of possible names, to the Board of Trustees as early as December. The Board could then choose a final name for the school in January 2022. 

You can view complete information about the naming process, see the committee member list, and suggest a name at