Back to School Information

Click on the campus to view registration information. Registration for all grade levels requires the following documentation: 1) the child's birth certificate; 2) the child's social security card; 3) the child's updated immunization record; 4) two proofs of residency; and 5) Head Start Only - the enrolling parent's 2013 tax return. 

Early Childhood Center
Elementary Level
B.T. Wilson Sixth Grade Campus
Hal Peterson Middle School 
Tivy High School

Quick Links:

School Supply Lists
Transportation
Child Nutrition (Including lunch accounts, free and reduced lunches)
Skyward Access (Parents can sign up for an account at the school office)
Parent Letter from Texas Department of State Health ServicesEnglish and Spanish
Immunization Requirements English and Spanish

 

Football Season Opening

Football season officially opens Monday, August 4, 2014 at Tivy Antler Stadium. High school teams will begin practices on this day. Parents and spectators wishing to watch practices should adhere to the guidelines below. These guidelines will ensure your safety as construction is ongoing at this time. Click HERE to see the practice schedule. 

WHERE TO PARK (parents and visitors)

Parents and other spectators wishing to watch football practice should park next to Hill Country High School at the corner of Holdsworth and Sidney Baker. Enter the parking lot from Holdsworth Drive.

WHERE TO SIT (parents and visitors)

Parents and spectators will enter the stadium next to the new restroom located on the visitor side adjacent to the visitor stands. Seating will be in the VISITOR bleachers. Public restrooms are available at the south end (adjacent to Holdsworth Drive) of the stadium. The home bleachers are closed due to construction.

STUDENT ATHLETE PARKING

All high school students who are driving, as well as parents dropping off their child, should utilize the new tiered parking lot west of the field house off Yorktown Drive.  Students will enter the field house from the doors facing the parking lot.

Kerrville ISD looks forward to a successful fall athlete season. If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Fails at 830-257-2200, ext. 1025 or .

 

Kerrville ISD Hires New Head Soccer Coach and Choir Director

Kerrville ISD has appointed Reece Zunker as the Tivy Head Varsity Soccer Coach and Seth Lafler as the Tivy High School Choir Director.

Zunker is a math teacher at Tivy High School and previously was a football and assistant softball coach at Tivy. Prior to joining KISD he taught for one year in Lake Worth ISD. Zunker attended New Braunfels Canyon High School in Comal where he played Varsity Soccer for four years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Sul Ross State University. He also holds an Associate Degree from the University of New Mexico where he was the kicker for the football team. He holds a Texas Teacher Certification in Mathematics Grades 8-12. Zunker replaces George Kee who has resigned. “This is a wonderful opportunity that I am very grateful to have been given,” said Zunker. “We will have a fantastic experience playing a great game. I look forward to working with a supportive group of kids and parents.”

Lafler joins Tivy from Georgetown ISD where he served as the middle school choir director for two years. He was the choir director at Hal Peterson Middle School for one year prior to leaving for Georgetown ISD. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Texas State University. He holds a Texas State Teacher Certification in Music Grades EC-12. Lafler replaces Jeffrey Thames who has resigned. “I’m honored and excited to be back in Kerrville ISD,” said Lafler. “I look forward to building upon the success and tradition of the Tivy High School Choir Program.”

 

Public Notification

Click here to read the Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs. 

 

Football Apparel Available for Purchase Through Adidas

Football players in 7th through 12th grade can purchase an extra t-shirt, shorts and shoes on the Adidas Athletes World discount website beginning today through August 12th. The contract, signed in the spring 2014, allows players to purchase Adidas apparel at a 40 percent discount and shoes at a 30 percent discount.  Tivy’s teams will purchase new uniforms through Adidas whenever they are scheduled to replace old ones. The football team’s home jerseys this season will carry Adidas branding, while the road jerseys will still be the Nike jerseys the team wore last season. Athletes requiring more information, including the website address and password, should contact the Tivy High School Athletic Office at 257-2219. 

 

Credit By Examination

As allowed by Texas House Bill 2694, students in grades K-5 with high achievement and ability have the opportunity to use “credit-by-exam” to skip a grade level. To apply to take the test to skip kindergarten, a student must be 5 by September 1. To apply to take the test to skip grade 1, a student must be 6 by September 1. Students must earn scores of 80 or above on each of the four content area tests (Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies) for the grade level to be skipped to qualify to advance one grade. Only one grade level may be “skipped” each year. No retests will be given, and exam results are final.

Students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to use “credit-by-exam” to skip one or more courses. Students must score a 80% or above to receive credit for any course exam attempted.

Student screening for appropriate skills and developmental preparedness before permission for testing is recommended. If you are interested in getting more information about credit-by-exam, please contact Ellen Williams, Senior Director of Advanced Academics at 830-257-2200 ext. 1030 no later than August 8th.  

 

Kerrville ISD Hires New Head Softball and Baseball Coaches

The Kerrville Independent School District has hired new head softball and baseball coaches.

Jeremy Hickman was named the new Tivy High School Head Softball Coach at the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on June 16.  Coach Hickman has been the assistant softball coach and defensive coordinator for varsity football at Tivy High School for the last two years.  Before coming to Kerrville Coach Hickman was a teacher and coach at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Fort Stockton ISD, and West ISD.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western New Mexico University.  Dr. Dan Troxell, Superintendent of Schools, said “We are very excited to have Coach Hickman as our new head coach.  He cares deeply for our athletes and we are confident we will have a successful softball program.”


Christopher Russ has been promoted to Tivy High School Head Baseball Coach.  Coach Russ graduated from Tivy High School and went on to play baseball at Texas A&M University.  He was drafted by the New York Yankees in 2001 in the 12th round of the Major League draft and played seven years of minor league baseball.  Coach Russ has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degree from Texas A&M University.  “We are very fortunate to have someone within our district with his ability and background,” Dr. Troxell said.  “We are truly excited to have a former Tivy High School player lead our baseball program and develop young men into responsible and caring adults.”