Meet the Associate Principal

Associate Principal of Smith high school, Timothy Isaly







Timothy A. Isaly                         Texas A&M University – Texarkana                                   Eastern Michigan University

W:  972.968.5219                                          University of Michigan
T:   @timisaly                                                    Wittenberg University

Welcome, students, staff, parents and community members to the 2016-17 school year.

Our school year begins Monday, August 22 at 8:20 AM sharp. Students should come to school ready to start classes with a notebook, pencil or pen, and a fresh mindset that a commitment to hard work, daily reading and writing, and a willingness to get involved in school activities.

Important Dates:

Wednesday, September 14:   Great Texas Pick-up (Meet the Teacher).

Wednesday, October 5:         Homecoming parade

Friday, October 7:                Homecoming football game (vs. Little Elm)
Saturday, October 8:            Homecoming Dance @ NSHS
Wednesday, October 19:       PSAT testing on campus for freshmen, sophomores and seniors.

Students and Parents:

Articles of Interest

Get information on Newman Smith (enrollment, state testing assessments and student body breakdown)

Why Phones Don’t Belong in School

Can Handwriting Make You Smarter?

 The Power of Teacher-to-Teacher Feedback

The Case for College

Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results

Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

Major Decisions: What Graduates Earn Over Their Lifetimes

A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop

Encouraging student questioning

Thank you for sending your children to Newman Smith High School.

At your service,


Timothy Isaly