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Welcome to Ponder ISD

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Please welcome the new Superintendent of Ponder ISD, Dr. James Hill!

Dr. Hill's career in education has spanned 29 years. Most recently, he served as Executive Director of Operations in Frisco ISD. Previous positions include Managing Director of Human Resources for Frisco ISD, Principal of Argyle High School, Principal of The Colony High School, and Principal of Huffines Middle School in Lewisville ISD. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and History from the University of North Texas, a Master of Education Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas, and a Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership K-12 from Dallas Baptist University. He is married to his wife, Rhonda, of 26 years and has three children: Noah, Avery, and Bridgette.

"I am truly honored to be joining the Ponder Independent School District! The remarkable sense of community here is inspiring, and I am eager to contribute to the continued growth and success of our students. I look forward to working collaboratively with the students, staff, and parents of Ponder ISD to honor our traditions and build an excellent future!"

Dr. Hill's first day in office will be November 27th.