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Dr. David Hicks, who passed away following a medical emergency on September 9, believed education was a calling to leave a positive mark on a child's life.

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Dr. Hicks routinely said assuming the superintendent position at Northwest ISD was a dream fulfilled, as he had long admired the district and its reputation.

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Dr. Hicks loved interacting with students of all ages, from reading to young children to supporting high schoolers at academic, athletic and fine arts events.

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Dr. Hicks was quick to laugh at himself, and he took joy in making others feel valued and at ease. For Northwest ISD's convocation, he quickly agreed to silly photos and an over-the-top entrance.

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Remembering Dr. Hicks

A trait everyone who knew him quickly honed in on was Dr. Hicks' kindness. He believed always treating others with respect and care was the right thing to do.

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As he was taught by his mother, Dr. Hicks believed in the power of a handwritten note and words of encouragement. He regularly sent such messages to staff members out of sincere appreciation.

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Dr. Hicks was known as an "includer," always striving to seek feedback from others. He cared about everyone's feedback, using it to guide his plans.

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Dr. Hicks believed a school belonged to its community, and he wanted families involved and engaged in their children's schools to benefit the educational process.

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Welcome to Northwest ISD

Northwest ISD is home to learners and leaders who receive exemplary educational support and extracurricular offerings as they prepare for their long-term future. Our district believes students should be prepared for wherever their personal paths take them, including college, a career, the military and life in general. With our 234 square miles, Northwest ISD serves more than 27,000 students in 14 cities, towns and communities across three counties. No matter how much our enrollment grows, our 30 schools are always guided by the belief that kids come first.

Why Live Here

A diverse array of living options exists in Northwest ISD, as the district spans a large land mass with different locales, from suburban to country and everything in between. Regardless of where you live, NISD's location along the I-35 corridor provides quick access to shopping, dining and travel businesses. 

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Why Go To School Here

Our district prides itself on providing exemplary education to students alongside extracurricular offerings that are second to none. Students are encouraged to find and follow their passions at school, where they receive instruction to prepare them for wherever life takes them after they graduate. Northwest ISD employs top educators who strive for student success.

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Why Work Here

Northwest ISD is home to the best educators in the state, and our district works hard to retain educators and support staff. With competitive salaries and strong benefits, our district believes educators and those who support them are the core of our schools, as students cannot achieve their full potential without a strong support system behind them.

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