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Crane work makes the frame work
Students looking at eclipse
Underground pipes installed at CTE Building
Ground breaking shovels
High school band
Tossing dirt during ground breaking
People who made the CTE possible


Aim For Success Parent Information Program
Date: 10/30/2017, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
Location: Lynn Lucas Middle School Auditorium
Willis ISD Board of Trustees Regular Monthly Meeting
Date: 11/8/2017, 6 PM 9 PM
Location: Cargill Education Support Center 204 W Rogers, Willis, TX 77378
Progress Report II
Date: 11/10/2017
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/18/2017
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/19/2017

District News

CTE Groundbreaking

Shovel with a Groundbreaking 2017 plaque and a hardhat on top

Willis ISD held an official groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Career & Technology Education Center on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The 112,950-square-foot CTE Center, along with an Agricultural Science Center is set to open with the 2018 school-year.

Former Board Member Honored

Willis Independent School District honored former board member Beverly Vornsand at the Board of Trustee meeting Wed., Oct. 12. An educator for more than 30 years, Vornsand served on the board September 2007 through November 2016 and as board secretary November 2012 to November 2014.

Students of the Month

Elementary and Secondary student receiving medal from Supt.

Willis ISD is proud to announce the district’s October Students of the Month. The elementary honoree is Michael Negrete-Moradel, a first-grade student at Turner Elemenary; and the secondary honoree is Misael De Los Reyes, an eighth-grade student at Lynn Lucas Middle School.

MVP Named at Board Meeting

Superintendent Harkrider posing with MVP winner Virginia Nickerson

Willis ISD has named Virginia Nickerson, longtime Willis ISD employee, as the district’s October MVP. Nickerson is the administrative assistant in the Athletics department. The district made the announcement in front of a full stadium crowd during Homecoming week. A video tribute was shown before the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Wed., Oct. 12.

Rules for Student Attendance at Home Events

Friday night football games bring large crowds to Yates Stadium. While we have numerous administrators and security in attendance at events, the size of the facility and number of spectators diminishes our ability to safely supervise unattended students. To ensure the safety of students, parents and community members, Willis ISD will continue the rules enacted last year.

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