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Early Release
Date: 12/22/2017
Winter Break
Date: 12/23/2017
Winter Break
Date: 12/24/2017
Winter Break
Date: 12/25/2017
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Date: 12/26/2017

District News

December Students of the Month

The district named the December Students of the Month during the board meeting Dec. 13. Jemma Denley, a 3rd grade student at Cannan Elementary, was named the Elementary Student of the Month.

Morgan Hoffart, a Junior at Willis High School, was named the Secondary Student of the Month.

Congratulations to these two hardworking students for setting the example and being bright stars in Willis ISD.

Mary Gregory Named MVP

Mary Gregory standing next to Supt. Harkrider with her MVP Award

Willis ISD has named Mary Gregory as the district’s December MVP. Gregory is the Principal’s Secretary at Parmley Elementary. According to Calandra Lewis, Principal, Gregory is the go-to-person for almost everything on the campus. In addition to handling all the office matters, she also finds time to mentor not only students but fellow teachers, as well. Gregory has been at Parmley for 12 years. Each month, WISD honors educators making a difference within the district. A video tribute was shown before the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Wed., Dec. 13.

Willis High School Inducts New NHS Members

NHS Logo

Willis High School is proud to announce the induction of the following students to the National Honor Society (NHS). NHS is a nationwide organization that recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

UIL Regional Congress Competition

Willis High School Juniors Andrew Hodge, Dylan Shears and Jayan Bhakta recently competed at the UIL Regional Congress Competition, a sub-division of the UIL Speech and Debate tournaments. Andrew placed 5th and was named 2nd alternate to state. Dylan received the Top Presiding Officer Award for his chamber for 5A. All three were strong competitors and represented Willis well.

Terrific Trees of Texas Arbor Day Poster Winner

Turner Elementary fifth-grade student Zisel Brasa was honored at a ceremony at Lone Star College Montgomery this week for her winning poster drawing in the Terrific Trees of Texas Arbor Day Poster Contest. She was joined by her 4th grade teacher, Tracy Gray. Congratulations!

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