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ConnectED Podcast with Dr. Z features special guests in episodes that provides valuable insight into Tomball ISD and how we are defining excellence in education and connecting with the community.


Balancing Academics & Athletics at a High Level

Episode 15

Tomball High School Football garnered state-wide recognition following a historic playoff run all while maintaining high academic standards. Senior student-athletes Cale Hellums, Patrick Mologne and Tyler Lee chat with Dr. Z about what it takes to compete and perform at a high level on the football field and in the classroom.

Athletics & Fine Arts Success in Tomball ISD

Episode 14

Athletics & Fine Arts in Tomball ISD continue to experience extraordinary success, high participation numbers and are providing our students with endless opportunities during their school experience. Tomball ISD Director of Athletics Vince Sebo and Director of Fine Arts JD Janda joined Dr. Z in a chat about all things Athletics and Fine Arts.

Personalized Learning in Tomball ISD

Episode 13

Tomball ISD continues to focus on high-quality instruction with a personalized approach. Asst. Superintendent of Student Support Dr. Michael Webb, Asst. Superintendent of Elem. Schools Dr. George Flores and Director of Human Talent Juan Santos join Dr. Z in a discussion about personalized learning in Tomball ISD.

Tomball Star Academy + Graduating First-Ever Class

Episode 12

Tomball Star Academy, Tomball ISD's early college high school, is in year four and will look to graduate its first-ever class in May 2021. Former Principal Kim McKinney and current Principal Dr. Kelly Marchiando joined Dr. Z to discuss how TSA has evolved, its success, and why students are benefiting from this learning environment.

Two-Way Dual Language Academy Thriving in Second Year

Episode 11

Tomball ISD serves as a premier district of choice expanding student opportunities to develop a bilingual and biliterate foundation in elementary school through its Two-Way Dual Language program. Rosehill Elementary Assistant Principal Paloma Moreno and Director of Multilingual Services Jessica Perez joined Dr. Z to discuss the success of the TWDL program in its second year.