Willis High School

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  • Students Win Top Spots in SHSU Art Contest

    WHS students recently competed in the Sam Houston State University Art Contest, "Kindness Matters." The students took the following places for the 9-12th division out of 46 submissions from New Waverly, Huntsville, Conroe, and Willis. 1st place – Heidi Jones, 2nd place – EiNola Potts, 3rd place – Juliana Hernandez, Honorable Mention – Skyler Horton. Their artwork will hang in the Education center at Sam Houston State University for one year. Pictured is Heidi Jones, 1st Place Winner. 

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  • Board Approves Chad Smith as New Principal of WHS

    Willis ISD is proud to announce the hiring of Chad Smith as principal of Willis High School for the 2022-23 school year. Smith has 24 years of service in public education, with 19 years in administration as both an assistant principal and principal at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. Most recently he served as a central office administrator in Tomball ISD. While principal at Tomball Memorial the campus was recognized by US News & World Report as one of the top-performing schools in the Houston area.

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  • Two Willis Class of 2018 Students in the News

    Two Willis High School Graduates from the Class of 2018 are in the news this week for their success in their respective sports.Andrew Rivera will make his professional boxing debut this Saturday, April 30 at 6 pm at the Lone Star Convention Center. He will take on Theo Greenidge of Klein in the super middleweight division. Brandon Birdsell, who is a right-hand pitcher for Texas Tech, has been named the top pitcher in the Big 12 for the second time this season.

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  • Class of 2023 Information Meeting

    Did you miss the Senior Class of 2023 Info Night from 6/6/2022? Access Recording, Slides, and Notes by clicking link above.

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District News

  • Cannan Teacher to be on Premier of The Voice

    Alexis McLaughlin is the music teacher at Cannan Elementary. She spends the day teaching her students how to recognize rhythm, make music, and find the courage to pursue their dreams. On evenings and weekends, she performs at local establishments. And sometimes, in her spare time, she auditions on The Voice! Alexis will be featured on the premiere of Season 22 beginning Monday, Sept. 19 at 8/7 central on NBC and streaming on Peacock.

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  • New Stadium Rules in Effect for First Home Game

    It’s time for Friday Night Lights! Please review the new safety initiatives going into effect at Yates Stadium.

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  • Sara Goolsby Named Assistant Superintendent of Innovation, Teaching & Learning

    Willis ISD is proud to announce that Sara Goolsby has been promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Innovation, Teaching & Learning for Willis ISD. She previously served the district as the Executive Director of Secondary Education. Goolsby replaces Brian Greeney, who departed Willis ISD last week. Goolsby joined Willis ISD as the Willis High School Dean of Curriculum in 2016. Click headline to read more.

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  • Willis ISD Trustees Set Tax Rate

    At the Board of Trustees meeting held August 17, 2022, Trustees voted to set the tax rate for the 2022-23 school year. The maintenance and operations tax rate is set at $.8546 and the debt service tax rate is set at $1.1546 for a total tax rate of $1.1546. This is lower than the prior year tax rate. Click headline for more tax rate information.

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