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  • Information on Coronavirus

    Willis ISD is closely monitoring the events surrounding the Coronavirus. We are following the guidance of Montgomery County Public Health in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We will continue to seek direction from the above named agencies as this develops and make plans accordingly for the health and safety of our students, staff and community. Click headline for more information.

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  • February Secondary Student of the Month

    Akeyah Gardin, an eighth grade student at Lynn Lucas Middle School, was honored at the February school board meeting as the Secondary Student of the Month by her teacher and choir director, Victoria Best. Ms. Best described Akeyah as a dedicated student who is involved in many activities, and always works hard with a smile on her face.

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  • February Elementary Student of the Month

    Ja Terrious Thomas, a third grade student at Meador Elementary, was honored as the Elementary Student of the Month at the February school board meeting. His teacher, Ms. Doctoroff, said that JT, as he is known, is the kindest soul she has ever met. He never meets a stranger and loves to go out of his way to help people and brighten their day.

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  • February MVP Honored at Meeting

    Melissa McCrory, a special education teacher at Meador Elementary, was honored as the district's February MVP during the regular meeting held Feb. 10, 2020. Ms. McCrory teaches students in all grade levels in a small classroom setting. A tribute video was shown in her honor before the meeting.

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  • Trustees Approve Order Calling for Bond May 2020

    The bond proposal was presented to the Board by two members of the Long Term Planning Committee during the regular board meeting February 10, 2020. The committee, which convened in August 2019, was comprised of parents, school board members, teachers, administrators, and other community members who either reside in the school district's boundaries or who have children enrolled. Click headline to learn more, or visit willisisd.org/bond2020.

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  • Willis Students Win Big in Rodeo Art Contest

    Willis ISD students participated in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art competition on Jan 16, 2020. Winning artwork will be on display at the Hayloft Gallery at NRG during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo March 3-22.  Juliann Wallet - Best of Show, Willis HS; Hanna Wilson - Gold Medal, Willis HS; Brooke Brenham - Gold Medal, Willis HS; Rubi Flores - Special Merit, Willis HS;  Ava Hardin - Best of Show, Jr High Brabham; Mackenzie Lazrine - Gold Medal, Jr High Lynn Lucas; Gracyn Ice - Best of Show, Elem Cannan; Emma Stalder - Gold Medal, Elem Turner. Click headline to view all art.

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  • Superintendent Harkrider Named 2019-20 Empowered Superintendent by K-12 Chief Technology Officer Council

    Superintendent Tim Harkrider was named the 2019-2020 Empowered Superintendent by the K-12 CTO Council at the organization's annual conference. Harkrider was honored for his work in bringing meaningful technology learning to the classrooms of Willis ISD.

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  • Advanced Academics Information

    District and high school administrators recently held an Advanced Academics information night for Class of 2022 students and parents. Click on headline to view this information.

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  • Health and Wellness Fair

    Save the Date for the District Health & Wellness Fair, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 from 9-11am at Willis High School. The event is free and open to all parents, students, staff members and the community at large. Vendors of all kinds will be on hand to share the resources and services they have to offer. Sample healthy food by our Willis High School Culinary Arts students, have fun with some home exercise lessons by our PE instructors, and more. 

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  • Willis High School Top Ten Students Named

    We are proud to announce Willis High School’s top ten students for the Class of 2020.Congratulations to: Vivian Ortiz, Cali Barlow, Peyton Payne, Lily Utecht, Elena Yanez, Reece Harkrider, Isabella Sunquist, Grace Hoegemeyer, Sloane Veronico and Cameryn Sebastian.

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  • Willis ISD Addressing Student Vaping

    The use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," is a rapidly growing and dangerous trend among young people around the country. Willis ISD is launching an anti-vaping initiative to address these concerns with students and parents.  We believe that parents and educators have a shared responsibility to shape our children’s future, including educating them about potential dangers and consequences. Superintendent Tim Harkrider released a letter to all parents on Monday, October 7, 2019. You can read the full letter, in English and Spanish, by clicking on the headline above to visit the resources page.

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  • Willis ISD Earns “B” in TEA’s 2019 A-F Accountability Rating System

    Willis ISD has earned an overall rating of “B” in TEA’s preliminary 2019 Accountability Ratings. The district earned an overall score of 85.

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