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The NISD Board of Trustees has named the “Cielo Vista south area” elementary school for a long-time NISD employee. Bonnie Ellison Elementary School will open in August 2014, and was funded by the voter-approved School Bond 2010. The school will be located at 7132 Oak Drive in the far north end of the District.

Ellison was the long-time School-Business-Community Partnerships Director for NISD and helped establish and lead the Northside Education Foundation. She was also the District’s first public relations director. Ellison retired in December, 2012.