2017.04 - April

A collection of WISD News from April of 2017

Posted on 04/28/2017
Pursue is a service organization from Baylor University that mentors middle school girls. Their goal is to empower young girls to take charge of their lives.   more
Posted on 04/28/2017
Parkdale Elementary hosted their Annual Adopt-a-School Partner Luncheon to recognize their amazing partners that have helped make the 2016-2017 school year so wonderful.   more
Posted on 04/27/2017
In addition, the team also competed in a Team Instant Challenge where they had to use problem-solving skills and strategies to complete a task given to them by the judges on the day of the competition.  more
Posted on 04/27/2017
Waco ISD’s Board of Trustees Thursday night officially hired Dr. A. Marcus Nelson as the District’s next Superintendent, voting unanimously to approve his 5-year employment contract.  more
Posted on 04/26/2017
Officer Jackson even had an impromptu story time, and read a book selected by one of the students.   more
Posted on 04/26/2017
The students of Michel Mickes’ functional academics class at Bell’s Hill Elementary have become cupcake entrepreneurs thanks to their own enthusiasm and hard work, their teachers’ dedication, and a grant from the Waco ISD Education Foundation.  more
Posted on 04/26/2017
The contingent includes a record 21 Atlas Academy students, plus 10 form Waco High and one entrant from Cesar Chavez Middle School.  more
Posted on 04/26/2017
It's the Trojan Mariachi band! Saludos para los músicos!  more
Posted on 04/25/2017
The Diana R. Garland School of Social Work held its annual Field Education luncheon to celebrate the end of the Baylor school year and to honor its outstanding interns, instructors and supervisors.  more
Posted on 04/25/2017
Honorees will be recognized at the TEPSA Awards Reception Wednesday, June 14, at the Austin Renaissance Hotel.  more
Posted on 04/24/2017
Seventeen student athletes and one coach honored for their talents in soccer.  more
Posted on 04/21/2017
WISD student golfer striding into new territory in WHS women's golf.  more
Posted on 04/20/2017
The Waco ISD Education Foundation and its SurPRIZE Patrol visited 12 Waco ISD campuses Thursday to surprise 24 teachers with the news that their grant applications have been approved for funding for the 2017-2018 school year.  more
Posted on 04/20/2017
Chicken Little panics, Gingerbread Boy runs and runs, three Billy Goats trick a troll and a fox is getting very hungry.  more
Posted on 04/19/2017
The Mighty Trojan Band continues its great year by earning a 1st Division on stage at UIL Concert and Sight-reading for the Varsity Band and 2nd Division for our Non- Varsity Band!  more
Posted on 04/18/2017
Judy Powell, 73, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Waco.   more
Posted on 04/18/2017
Waco ISD selects Bell's Hill's Cohn for Principal Award  more
Posted on 04/18/2017
Bell's Hill students show off their on stage talent once again  more
Posted on 04/13/2017
Mr. Perez’s 2nd Grade bilingual class at Crestview Elementary has quite the love for reading.   more
Posted on 04/12/2017
"We have never been wowed like this. This shows the power of JET grants," Commissioner Alvarez said.  more
Posted on 04/12/2017
Two Waco ISD students were notified that they had won the Terry Scholarship  more
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Posted on 04/12/2017
Waco Independent School District received a $220,870 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant, Tuesday  more
Posted on 04/11/2017
Baylor’s “Helping Hands” organization gives Waco ISD student an extra set of ears  more
Posted on 04/10/2017
Waco ISD congratulates 3 local Dell Scholar winners from WHS and UHS.  more
Posted on 04/07/2017
They will be competing Friday and Saturday in automotive, photography, animation, and architecture skills, along with a Health Bowl and Knowledge Bowl.  more
Posted on 04/07/2017
Lark Smith covers all the plays as University and Waco meet for the first time this season.  more
Posted on 04/06/2017
Dr. A. Marcus Nelson has led Laredo ISD to new levels of academic success the past eight years and must now wait a state-mandated 21 days before officially being hired.   more
Posted on 04/04/2017
The Education Service Center Region 12 Technology Foundation surprised our ATLAS Academy with a grant Tuesday morning for nearly $5,000 to incorporate drone technology into the classroom.  more
Posted on 04/04/2017
They were two of 24 high school students honored because of their dedication to community service while maintaining excellent scholastic records.  more
Posted on 04/03/2017
Nominations for the Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards were announced today, and Waco High has once again received recognition and multiple nominations.  more
Posted on 04/03/2017
Graveside service, Monday, April 3rd, 3:00pm Oakwood Cemetery. The service is open to the public.  more
Posted on 04/03/2017
Waco PD officers Jackson and Bucher answered questions about the police department, about policing as a career and anything the kids wanted to ask.  more
Posted on 04/03/2017
Lark Smith covers all the plays as University (3-2 in District play) and Waco (0-5 in District play) meet on the new softball diamond for the first time this season.  more