It’s official – Mora Bearcats join mascot family

Northside ISD will open one new elementary school when classes resume on Aug. 27. Dr. Linda Mora Elementary School will join the 119 other schools that make up South Texas’ largest school district. The new logo joined the NISD family of school mascots. Students who will be attending the school voted on school colors and the mascot.

Mora Elementary School’s colors are red, black, and silver with the Bearcat mascot. The school is located at 1520 American Lotus off Potranco Road. Dr. Mora served as Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction at NISD from 2002 to 2016.

In addition, she served as a teacher, Curriculum Director, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction at United ISD in Laredo. Prior to joining NISD, she served as Associate Commissioner of Accountability and Accreditation at the Texas Education Agency, and Director of Statewide Initiatives at Region XIII ESC in Austin.

The official dedication of Dr. Linda Mora Elementary School is 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29.