AP Exam NEWS
Willis High School will once again be part of the AP Fee Pilot program to offset costs for AP Exams. Each exam costs $74, however reduced fees are available for those that qualify. The big change this year coming from College Board is that registration and payment for all spring AP exams will be due in October. More information will be sent out via district & campus website, social media platforms, and PeachJar flyer as soon as it is available. For more information on the changes from College Board, please click here.
Summer Reading NEWSWillis High School will not require summer reading projects, however there will be recommended reading for students that want to get a jump start on the semester. These will be posted on the WHS website no later than June 3rd. These selections will be posted by subject area not by instructor.There are no required summer reading projects at the middle school level. Have a wonderful summer!
GT Referral and Assessment NEWS
All GT Assessment for the Spring semester has been completed in grades K-12. Letters of Placement or Non-Placement for Gifted & Talented Services were delivered to campuses on 04/01/19 and should be coming home via student during that week.
Referrals for assessment for the 2019-2020 school year should be made to your child's campus counselor or to Amy Rogers (District Advanced Academics Coordinator); Forms are available from your campus counselor or online HERE.
Referrals for NEW transfer students can occur throughout the year, however, testing takes place at three specified times per year.
- Fall - Out of District GT Transfer students only (as needed should sending district criteria not match WISD)
- Winter - Kinder Only
- Winter/Spring - Grades 1+
Information regarding the referral process, how students are assessed, and how students are served in Willis ISD (see attached slideshow below).
For a list of traits to look for when considering a GT assessment referral, see the "Bertie Kingore - High Achiever vs. Gifted vs. Creative Thinker" document at the bottom of the page.