Elgin ISD staff kicks off school year Posted in: Lifestyle On Thursday, Elgin ISD held its annual Back-to-School Bash and Convocation, which marks the beginning of the year for Elgin teachers and staff. The event opened with the Elgin High School band playing as the Elgin High cheer team performed. After this, a few juniors and seniors from the band, cheer, dance and football programs kicked off the event with a few opening remarks on behalf of students. Then, after a few remarks from Elgin ISD Superintendent Jodi Duron and school board president Byron Mitchell, Elgin High School’s dance team, the Purple Diamonds, performed and led the staff in a fun ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!