2017-18 News

Notebook with survey items and a checkmark
Posted on 11/16/2017
The QDAC committee has created three instructional calendar options for 2018-19 based on the input of all participants.  more
Cuaderno con elementos de encuesta y una marca de verificación
Posted on 11/16/2017
El comité de QDAC ha creado tres opciones de calendario de instrucción para 2018-19 basado en el aporte de todos los participantes.  more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 11/13/2017
Waco High begins post season play against Ennis.  more
Waco ISD MS Football City Championship Game
Posted on 11/08/2017
Congratulations to the Waco ISD Middle School Football Waco Bowl Champs  more
Posted on 11/07/2017
Winners of District-Wide Tamale Cook-off Contest also to be announced!  more
College and Career Fair
Posted on 11/07/2017
In an effort to expose students to college and career choices as soon as possible, Waco ISD is sponsoring the second “Putting my Future in Motion” on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  more
Collage of WISD Students smiling
Posted on 11/06/2017
Waco ISD hosts community meetings to discuss the future of five schools.  more
UHS & WHS Helmets
Posted on 11/06/2017
Hall of Fame Inductions, Mega-Middle School Band, Fastest 5th Grade Girls & Boys Race, Battle of the Bands halftime and of course, the Crosstown Rivalry game. It's gonna be a BIG night!  more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 11/06/2017
Cross Town Rivals University and Waco High face off for the last game of the regular season. It's a night full of fun for Waco ISD.  more
Clipart: Nurse
Posted on 11/02/2017
You can get the flu shot at the following locations  more
Clipart: Nurse
Posted on 11/02/2017
Puede obtener la vacuna contra la gripe en los siguientes lugares  more
Text: Bell's Hill 1st Grade Fall Concert
Posted on 11/01/2017
Under the direction of Ms. Lynea Youman, the 1st grade students of Bell's Hill elementary school present their Fall Concert.  more
Trojan Soccer collected an overflowing truckload of much-needed items
Posted on 10/31/2017
Waco ISD would like to thank the generous folks at KWTX-Channel 10 and Bush’s Chicken for helping  more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 10/30/2017
University will host Rudder this Friday at 7:30 PM at the Waco ISD Stadium while the Lions travels to Merrill Green Stadium to battle Bryan.  more
Collage of WISD Students smiling
Posted on 10/27/2017
This week Waco ISD kicked off a series of community meetings to discuss the future of five schools. About 70 people attended the first meeting, which was held Monday night at the Waco ISD conference center. The next meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Oct. 30 at the City of Waco Multi-Purpose Center (1020 Elm Ave.)  more
Graphic of UIL Marching Band Trophy
Posted on 10/23/2017
On Saturday 10/21/17 the Waco HS "LION PRIDE" Band traveled to Midway ISD to compete in the UIL Region 8 marching contest.  more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 10/23/2017
Waco will host College Station this Friday at 7:30 PM at the Waco ISD Stadium while University travels to Tigerland Stadium to battle A&M Consolidated.  more
Text: Crestview Elementary Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Posted on 10/20/2017
Principal Donnell welcomes us to Crestview Elementary where they celebrated their first annual Hispanic Heritage event. Food, families and fun! A great time was had by all.  more
Text: West Avenue Elementary Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Posted on 10/20/2017
Welcome to West Avenue Elementary as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage with families music and fun! What a great time was had by all.  more
Cadets pose for a picture at Karen Wagner HS
Posted on 10/18/2017
We are very proud of all our cadets who participated and want to give them all the recognition they have worked so hard to achieve.  more
Text: World Famous Electronic Violinist Mark Wood Visits University High Orchestra
Posted on 10/17/2017
"The most important person to a musician is the audience" - Mark Wood  more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 10/16/2017
Waco High travels to Temple this week while University takes the week off.  more
Student donating blood
Posted on 10/13/2017
WHS partner in Education, Carter Blood Care, gives kids a chance to donate blood to a thankful community.  more
WHS Student Choir singing
Posted on 10/11/2017
Waco High School Choirs present their Fall 2017 Concert  more
National Night Out 2017
Posted on 10/11/2017
Chief Boatman and event manager Corporal Wachsman give us a tour of Waco ISD's National Night Out festivities.  more
TMEA All Region patch
Posted on 10/10/2017
Please help the Waco High Choral Department congratulate the following students  more
Volunteers pick up trash
Posted on 10/09/2017
The Waco High Boys Soccer program will be volunteering Saturday, October 14, from 10am - 2pm at the Waco Soccer Association.  more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 10/09/2017
Join us at the Waco ISD Stadium as we root for the Trojans over Bryan!  more
Waco High hosts FAFSA Night
Posted on 10/06/2017
Waco High hosts FAFSA Night  more
UHS Theatre presents The Addams Family
Posted on 10/06/2017
UHS Theatre presents The Addams Family  more
WHS's Leo the Lion wants to be a firefighter!
Posted on 10/05/2017
Mountainview Principal Pritchard and Phys-Ed instructor, Mrs. Shelly Farris, gave us a tour of the 2017 Mountainview Health Fair  more
We welcome you to the first Lunch & Learn
Posted on 10/05/2017
Just so you know... you are always welcome here at West Avenue!  more
Girls smiling
Posted on 10/04/2017
Students said they felt that even though they may have been in contact with one or two colleges already, having so many colleges all in one place was extremely convenient.  more
Principal Alexander and students pose with the Keep Waco Beautiful Campus of the Month sign.
Posted on 10/03/2017
Waco ISD thanks Keep Waco Beautiful for their partnership, and congratulates West Avenue on their fantastic honor!  more
NNO Logo
Posted on 10/03/2017
National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community.   more
WISD Sports info
Posted on 10/02/2017
Waco has a Homecoming and University travels to College Station  more
Photo of Donna McKethan
Posted on 09/28/2017
Press Release by the ACTE  more
Photos of Anti-Bullying stickers and swag
Posted on 09/28/2017
Waco ISD is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for all of our students.  more
A mentor and her student.
Posted on 09/28/2017
Karmen Logan, principal at Alta Vista, welcomed the mentors back for another fantastic school year and spoke to the group about 'the power of one'.  more
WHS Jazz Cats celebrate success at Region 8 Auditions
Posted on 09/27/2017
WHS Jazz Cats celebrate success at Region 8 Auditions  more
special recognitions for Kendrick Elementary School, Tennyson Middle School, University High School and J.H. Hines Elementary School
Posted on 09/26/2017
The event celebrated the district's principals and assistant principals  more
"The Escape Party" by Shawn Knuckles
Posted on 09/22/2017
TMS visual arts teacher Shawn Knuckles recently entered an art contest in which artists submitted thought-provoking and artistically-savvy responses to climate change.  more
Bell's Hill staff & volunteers serve enchiladas to eager families
Posted on 09/20/2017
Congratulations to Bell’s Hill Elementary on another successful enchilada dinner – a community tradition with staying power.  more
Major Anita Caldwell
Posted on 09/18/2017
Hillcrest PDS and Waco ISD greatly appreciate the many individuals, businesses and organizations in our community who partner with and support our campuses and students!  more
Text: Hard Work Pays Off!
Posted on 09/15/2017
Truly a great opportunity to give back to our community!  more
Graphic for Superintendent Entry Plan Survey
Posted on 09/06/2017
Waco ISD is launching a Superintendent Entry Plan Survey to create a strong action plan for Dr. Nelson's first 100 days that reflects the needs of the district.   more
Lowes Heroes and Ms. Gonzales
Posted on 08/24/2017
The Lowe’s Heroes program certainly followed through with their mission upon the completion of Mrs. Gonzales’s classroom transformation. (pictures)  more
Atkins presents Medal of Honor to UHS Cadet Lopez
Posted on 08/24/2017
Convocation 2017 recognized many of the achievements of staff and students alike  more
Lake Air Little League Softball World Champs at Pep Rally
Posted on 08/24/2017
Girls and boys alike found role models this day and perhaps the motivation to follow their own dreams.  more
HoT Builders Association presents check to GWAMA
Posted on 08/23/2017
President Scott Bland presented GWAMA a check for $5000  more
Lake Air Little League Softball World Champs celebrate with all their fans
Posted on 08/21/2017
Waco ISD TV was on location at the return of the World Champions back to Waco  more
Solar Eclipse
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
Waco Trib Staff Photo: Rod Aydelotte
Posted on 08/17/2017
Waco ISD principals react to new superintendent's philosophy on 1st day of school. By Shelly Conlon  more
BEAR Project members
Posted on 08/11/2017
Waco ISD is fortunate to have a passionate substitute staff, dedicated and committed to serving our students every day.  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
Ronda Drake, Allie Gillaspy, Heather Smith, Diane Buxkemper
Posted on 08/10/2017
Congratulations to these amazing WISD teachers for their dedication to their students and fellow teachers.  more
LaDainian Tomlinson
Posted on 08/04/2017
On Saturday, August 5th, the Class of 2017 will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during the spectacular ceremony held in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.  more
Health Fair Banner
Posted on 08/01/2017
Healthy employees are happy employees  more
Victory in game 3. World Series bound!
Posted on 08/01/2017
It's a final from George Bush softball field.   more
Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson
Posted on 07/31/2017
New Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson outlined his expectations and goals for campus administrators Monday at Waco ISD’s Leadership Institute, promising them “Kids will rise to meet our expectations.”    more
Daniella Rodriguez and her parents
Posted on 07/31/2017
Lake Air Little League girls softball defeated Louisiana in five innings  more
Dylan Marcus Rivera
Posted on 07/31/2017
Dylan Marcus Rivera of Waco High School in Waco was selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) to participate in the High School Aerospace Scholars program (HAS) on July 16-21, 2017  more
Lake Air's softball team
Posted on 07/27/2017
Lake Air's softball team scored early and often in a big win in the first round of the Little League Regional Tournament Thursday afternoon.  more
Waco ISD Volunteers must apply each school year
Posted on 07/25/2017
The Waco ISD volunteer database reset on July 31, 2017  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
WISD Superstar Derrick Johnson, KXXV's Katie Engleson and Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson promote the Derrick Johnson Kickoff Classic
Posted on 07/12/2017
Three games in three nights to start the high school football season at Waco ISD Stadium  more
H.O.P.E.S. Logo:  Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support
Posted on 07/11/2017
They're called H.O.P.E.S. for a reason, and this summer they've got a lot going on!  more
State Rep. Doc Anderson (R-Waco), home builder Scott Bland, construction executive K. Paul Holt, and Waco ISD's Donna McKethan
Posted on 07/10/2017
HB 639 will allow students in GWAMA's new Construction Science Academy to be eligible to have insurance on the job.  more
Sandwich
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
Boy smiling
Posted on 07/05/2017
This voluntary coverage program is provided to students of Waco ISD each year  more
Text: Baylor Bears and Pack of Hope team up to tackle hunger in McLennan County; Photo: Soup Cans
Posted on 06/29/2017
Bears extend a helping "paw" to the local community in need.  more
Posted on 06/28/2017
The Kendrick Garden is currently undergoing a face-lift! We need all interested and able-bodied persons to come over and help  more