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The Hillsboro Independent School District, home of the Fighting Eagles, is a growing and innovative district with almost 2,000 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Families are attracted to Hillsboro ISD because of its family values, neighborhood schools, and safe environments. Academics, fine arts, athletics, and citizenship are emphasized at the four campuses located in beautiful historic Hillsboro, Texas.


HISD 2023-2024 School Calendar

First page of the PDF file: ApprovedCalendar23-24Final

HISD News & Announcements

HHS Esports Tournament 2024

For the first time, Hillsboro High School is hosting an Esports tournament on Saturday, March 23, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The tournament is a TEXSEF State Qualifier for Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Everyone is invited to come by and watch!

 UIL Region 8 Solo & Ensemble Contest Feb 2024

Nine Hillsboro High School band students competed at the UIL Region 8 Solo & Ensemble Contest in February and did an amazing job.

Abigail Rea, Abigail Thompson, Jaela Zuniga, and Alanna Rawls performed in the Class 1 Xylophone & Marimba Ensemble category and received a Superior Rating, which makes them Gold Medalists! They have qualified for the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest in May, where they will compete with some of the finest musicians in the state.

Lain Phillips performed in the Class 2 Trombone Solo, earning a Superior Rating!

Abigail Rea performed in the Class 1 Marimba Solo category and received an Excellent Rating!

Renaming Eagle Field Feb 2024

At the February Board of Trustees Meeting, the board unanimously approved the renaming of Eagle Field to Dr. John P. Erwin Stadium in recognition of his decades of service to the Hillsboro community. We are incredibly grateful for the Erwin family's continued unwavering support!

The photo above features Superintendent Dr. Brown, along with Bryan Erwin, who is Dr. Erwin's son, and Athletic Director Steve Hale.

Hillsboro Invitational Powerlifting Meet Feb 2024

Congratulations to the Hillsboro Girls Powerlifting Team for winning 1st place and the Hillsboro Boys Powerlifting Team for earning 2nd place at the Hillsboro Invitational Powerlifting Meet on Saturday, February 10! 

San Antonio Livestock Show

HUGE congratulations to Jackson Beavers from Hillsboro High School on an incredible showing at the San Antonio Livestock Show in February, the nation's largest swine show!

Jackson brought home TWO impressive awards:

Purebred Yorkshire Gilt: Champion (received a buckle, banner, & $10,000 scholarship)

Crossbred Gilt: 4th place in his class (earned a sale spot)

These awards are a testament to Jackson's expertise and passion for raising exceptional animals. He represented Hillsboro FFA and Hillsboro ISD exceptionally well! We could not be more proud!

Black History Month Choice Board 2024

Dive into Black History Month with our interactive choice board! It's packed with activities to learn, reflect, and celebrate the achievements of Black history makers. Which one will you choose first ->

HHS Indoor Drumline 1st Place Feb 2024

On Saturday, February 3, the Hillsboro High School Indoor Drumline earned first place at their first NTCA Percussion and Winds Competition! 

HJHS Spelling Bee Advances Feb 2024

Sapphira Abreu from Hillsboro Junior High School is the Hill County Spelling Bee Champion for the second year in a row!! She advances to the WFAA Dallas Regional Spelling Bee on March 9.

Congratulations Sapphira! We wish you the best of luck in the upcoming competition!

Safe Driving Recognition January 2024

Hillsboro High School students Riley and Treasure Griffin were recognized by U.S. Congressman Jake Ellzey for organizing a Safe Driving Simulation on campus.

We are immensely proud of these students for taking the initiative to organize this event and are thrilled their efforts are being recognized. 

Please click here to view the letter.

HJHS One-Act Play 2024

The Hillsboro Junior High School One-Act Play competed at the District UIL competition and placed 3rd. Congratulations to the team!

Please follow this link to view more photos:

Eclipseboro T-Shirt Contest

Calling all artists! Hillsboro ISD art teachers are having an Eclipseboro/Choose Love T-Shirt Design Contest for students PK-12.

Designs must be submitted to your art teacher by Friday, March 8!

Western Stockshow 2024

Austin Rounsavall from Hillsboro High School recently had the opportunity to compete at the National Western Stockshow in Denver, CO. She showed her market hog and placed 5th in her class!! Congratulations, and well done!!

HISD New Instagram Account

Hillsboro ISD has a new Instagram account! Follow us @HISDEagles to stay up-to-date with all the latest announcements, events, and news about our incredible Eagles community.

Safety Reminders 2023

We can't wait to welcome our students back on Wednesday, August 16! This means you'll see more school buses, traffic, and students crossing the roads. Let's all do our part in helping keep our students safe by driving safely and patiently! 

Free Meals Expanding

We are excited to announce all students can eat free for the 2023-2024 school year.

The district will operate under the community eligibility provision (CEP), allowing us to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to every enrolled student. Please follow this link for more details:

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