Northside ISD will open two new elementary schools when classes resume on Aug. 22. Bennie Cole and Randall Fields elementary schools will join the 117 other schools that make up South Texas’ largest school district. Their new logos are joining the NISD family of school mascots. Students who will be attending each school voted on school colors and mascots.
Cole Elementary School’s colors are purple and gold with the Explorers mascot. The school is located at 13185 Tillman Ridge, off of Talley Road. Namesake Bennie Cole is a longtime NISD and community volunteer who was instrumental in the development of the Northside Education Foundation and served as a NISD Board Member for four years. The official dedication of Bennie Cole Elementary School is 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26. Visit the NISD Facebook page for a sneak peek inside the school.
Fields Elementary School’s colors are maroon and gold with the Falcons mascot. The school is located at 9570 FM 1560 North. Namesake Randall Fields is a highly respected education advocate who served on the NISD Board for 13 years and was the first president of the Northside Education Foundation. The official dedication for Randall Fields Elementary School is 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2. Visit the NISD Facebook page for a sneak peek inside the school.