District News

WHS Administrator Honored By Peers

WHS Administrator Honored By Peers

Willis, TX, June 23, 2015 – Willis High School Administrator, James “Buddy” Bush, was named the Region VI Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP). According to the TASSP website, school administrators are nominated and chosen by their peers within their regions and then applications from these recipients are reviewed by the TASSP Principal Image Committee who selects the finalists. Nominations are based upon exemplary performance and outstanding leadership in secondary education.

WISD Increases Teacher, Staff Salaries for 2015-2016 School Year

Willis, TX, June 11, 2015 – The Willis ISD Board of Trustees voted to adjust the pay scales for all teachers and staff during their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. All teaching staff will receive a $1,580 pay increase. Custodial and food service employees will receive a 3% salary adjustment. All other staff will receive a 3% of mid-point raise.

Zapata, York Named WISD Teachers of the Year

Zapata, York Named WISD Teachers of the Year

Willis, TX, June 9, 2015 – Laura Zapata and Lloyd “B.J.” York were named the elementary and secondary teachers of the year for Willis ISD at the district’s annual end-of-the-year celebration Friday, June 5th at Lynn Lucas Auditorium. The celebration also honored service award recipients, retirees, paraprofessionals and departmental employees of the year.

Bulletin Board

Summer Hours

Beginning Monday, June 8, 2015, WISD Central Administration summer office hours will be 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. Campus office hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. All district locations are closed on Fridays beginning June 12th through July 24th. All WISD facilities will be closed the week of June 29 – July 3, 2015.

District Dynamics

District Dynamics

District Dynamics is a collection of communications from the Superintendent of Willis ISD. Weekly e-Newsletters to the staff highlight important events throughout the district. A monthly radio show shares the excitement of education in Willis ISD with the community. Click on the headline to above to view current and previous reports.

School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system.

School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system.

The service allows Willis ISD to communicate information by phone within minutes of an emergency or unplanned event that causes early dismissal, school cancellation or late start. It may also be used to convey general reminders or announcements. To review messages, call 855-955-8500 from the phone number to which the message was sent. Contact your child's campus if the number(s) provided for the School Reach system to use should change.