2017-18 News Releases

Logo: Summer Showcase
Posted on 05/04/2018
Waco ISD will host a “Summer Showcase” on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Mayborn Museum at Baylor University. The event is free to all Waco ISD families and will include a free breakfast and access to the museum during the the day of the event  more
Posted on 04/12/2018
Power has been restored to Kendrick Elementary School. The campus will be open and will hold classes tomorrow.  more
Telephone pole
Posted on 04/12/2018
Waco ISD is working with Oncor to determine when power will be restored. The district will contact parents by 8 p.m. tonight to let them know if it will be necessary to cancel classes at Kendrick tomorrow.  more
GWAMA logo
Posted on 03/22/2018
Waco ISD’s Build Your Future: Construction and Welding Expo is a hands-on event that will give Central Texas students from Waco ISD and 16 surrounding districts an opportunity to see careers in welding, precision metal, robotics and construction in action.   more
GWAMA logo
Posted on 03/22/2018
Waco ISD’s Build Your Future: Construction and Welding Expo is a hands-on event that will give Central Texas students from Waco ISD and 16 surrounding districts an opportunity to see careers in welding, precision metal, robotics and construction in action.   more
Waco ISD logo
Posted on 03/02/2018
Approximately 215 male students from grades seven through 12 at seven Waco ISD campuses were identified by campus administrators as future leaders.   more
Clipart of Books
Posted on 02/28/2018
The volunteers will read the books with students to get them excited about reading at home.  more
Text: Empower Women : Waco ISD Empowerment Summit 2018
Posted on 02/15/2018
Nearly 250 female students from grades seven through 12 across six Waco ISD campuses were identified by campus administrators as future leaders. On Friday these students will come together for Dr. Marcus Nelson’s inaugural Empowerment Summit.   more
Construction workers in front of American flag
Posted on 02/09/2018
The program is a three-year sequence of classes that will cover basic construction theory, masonry, plumbing, carpentry, electrical and HVAC.  more
Donna McKethan
Posted on 12/08/2017
This award recognizes administrative CTE professionals at the school, district, county, state or federal level who have demonstrated leadership in ensuring teacher and student success and have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and effective career and technical education programs.  more
Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith to moderate meeting on Oct. 30
Posted on 10/27/2017
This week Waco ISD kicked off a series of community meetings to discuss the future of five schools  more
Misters Griffin, Carrera and DeBeer
Posted on 08/29/2017
Waco ISD Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson, Ed.D., has filled three key administrative positions in recent weeks.   more
Solar Safety Glasses
Posted on 08/18/2017
Student safety is a top priority. All students will be required to wear eclipse-safe viewing glasses purchased by Waco ISD  more
Family Fest logo
Posted on 08/10/2017
WISD is hosting the sixth-annual Waco ISD Back to School Family Fest on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. until noon  more
Online Registration starts July 24 at wacoisd.org/register
Posted on 07/20/2017
Returning students can do most of the registration online and then show proof of residency at their campus. New students to the district must register at the campus they will attend.  more
Posted on 07/18/2017
Deborah DeGraff, a Science Lab Teacher at Waco ISD’s Bell’s Hill campus, was named the Elementary Teacher of the Year for the 2018 Region 12 Education Service Center Tuesday.  more
Posted on 07/07/2017
Starting on July 17, 2017, WISD Child Nutrition Services will begin distributing letters to the households of children in the district about eligibility benefits and any actions families need to take to apply for these benefits.  more