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Northside ISD continues to enforce its “No Shots, No School” policy. Texas law requires all public school children have current immunizations in order to attend class.

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School Mascot: Hawks

School Colors: Purple, Gold

Mission Statement:
Ensure educational growth that promotes lifelong learning in a diverse community

Portrait of Lawrence Carranco, The Principal of Hobby Middle School
Lawrence Carranco - Principal
I am an instructional leader, and I strive to maintain a positive classroom and school wide atmosphere so students can learn and teachers can teach.

As Principal, I assist in assigning work responsibilities and duties to faculty and staff. I also anticipate the needs for the campus and help plan for the future.

I look forward to building strong relationships with parents, students and community partners. I am committed to ensuring that every Hobby Middle School student receives the very best education possible, and that all students and their families realize they are an important part of our success.

Please know that my door is always open. Feel free to stop in, call, or email me to discuss any concerns, suggestions or ideas to help make this year the best year yet!

As principal, I have set the following goals for myself:
1. Create a safe and orderly environment at Hobby.
2. Create a climate of high expectations for success.
3. Be an instructional leader to staff and students.
4. Have a clear and focused mission.
5. Create an opportunity for students to learn and time on task.
6. Monitor student progress
7. Create positive home and school relations
Portrait of Greg Dylla, The Vice Principal of Hobby
Gregory Dylla - Associate Principal

The Associate Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at or by phone at 210 397-6315.

Everyday I strive to work with students, staff, and our community to create a safe and orderly school environment so that students can learn at high levels. As the Vice-Principal, I work closely with the Principal and Academic Dean to create structures that allow all stakeholders to be successful. It is our mission that all students leave Hobby Middle School with the skills they need to be successful in High School and beyond.

This is my 25th year in Education and for the last nine years I have had the opportunity to work at Hobby Middle School as an administrator.

Please know that my door is always open for parents and students. I look forward to serving this great community in any way I can.

9th year at Hobby MS and this is the 7th year as VP.

Picture of Dr Marian Johnson..the assistant principal of Hobby Middle School
Dr. Marian Johnson
Assistant Principal

My name is Dr. Marian Johnson and I am honored and humbled to serve as the assistant principal of Hobby Middle School. I am very passionate about education and look forward to maintaining a focus on building strong relationships with students, teachers, families, and my community.

My educational experiences have afforded me the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of people to meet the common goal of increasing student achievement and well-being. My educational philosophy is based on his uncompromising belief that all students can learn, given a positive learning environment, strong and knowledgeable leadership, a committed and focused educational team, an encouraging community, and a supportive family. All of which, Hobby Middle School possess.

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