District News

  • Kool Kats Chili Cook Off

    Join us Feb. 18 for great chili, a fabulous cake walk and an exciting raffle. The doors will open at 9AM and the raffle will be drawn about 1PM. You do not need to be present to win. Click the headline for more information.

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  • Rodeo Art Winners

    Willis ISD is proud to announce this year's Rodeo Art Winners. Congratulations to all of our talented artists!

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  •  Student of the Month - January 2023

    Student of the Month - January 2023

    These Wildkats are making waves in the new year! Every month, campuses choose a set of students at the primary and secondary levels to come and represent them at the district's monthly board meeting. At these meetings, two students are selected as Student of the Month. Click headline to read more.

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  •  Willis High School CTE's Law Enforcement Students

    Willis High School CTE's Law Enforcement Students

    Willis High School CTE's Law Enforcement students are taking steps towards their future careers. Click headline to read more.

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  •  Brabham MS Counselors use Bobkat Time to promote emotional intelligence.

    Brabham MS Counselors use Bobkat Time to promote emotional intelligence

    Brabham Middle School counselors Dyann Wilson and Michelle Gray use interactive lessons during Bobkat Time to guide students on their response to challenging situations. Click the headline to read more.

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  • Student of the Month - December 2022

    In the month of giving, we couldn’t be more proud of these outstanding Wildkats! Click headline to read more.

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  • WHS Cosmetology gets in Holiday Spirit

    Cosmetology gets in holiday spirit, gives nursing home residents makeovers. Click headline to read more.

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  • Region 6 Donates New Embosser for Special Programs

    The generosity of Region 6 knows no bounds when it comes to Willis ISD's visually impaired students. Click headline to read more.

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  • WHS LIVE Kat's Kouch Segment

    WHS LIVE creates Kat's Kouch segment. Jonathan Evans is in his fourth year teaching digital media courses at Willis High School’s Career and Technology Center. Prior to that, he was a support worker in the district’s technology department for two years. Click headline to read more.

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  •  Student of the Month - November 2022

    Student of the Month - November 2022

    November begins the season of thanks, and we are so thankful to have these outstanding students in our district!

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  •  New Board Members pose with Judge Wayne Mack

    New Board Members Sworn In

    Judge Wayne Mack of Montgomery County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 conducted a swearing-in ceremony for elected Willis ISD Board of Trustee members during a special board meeting held on Nov. 30, 2022.

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  • Student of the Month - October 2022

    October was a great month for these exemplary students!

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  • Board of Trustee Election Results

    Unofficial results from the Montgomery County Elections show the following winners for the Willis ISD Board of Trustees Election held November 8, 2022: Position 1-Nikita Lagway; Position 3-Scott Carson; Position 4-Kyle Hoegemeyer; Position 5-Cliff Williams. Votes will be canvassed on Nov. 18, 2022 at a time yet to be determined. 

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  •  Willis ISD Partners with Paper to Provide Tutoring

    Willis ISD Partners with Paper to Provide Tutoring

    We are thrilled to announce that Willis ISD has partnered with Paper to provide ALL 3rd through 12th grade students with free, 1-on-1 tutoring and writing support. Students will log in to be instantly connected with subject-matter experts that will guide students through problems step-by-step, without giving away the answers. Click headline to read more.

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  • WHS Marching Band Advances to Area

    The Willis High School Marching Band competed at the Region 9 UIL Regional Competition recently and scored all 1’s, earning them a Sweepstakes award. They will now compete in the UIL Area F Marching Band Contest on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Galena Park ISD Athletic Stadium at 2:45 pm.

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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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  •  Tax rate info

    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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  • District Accountability Rating Released

    On Friday, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released state accountability results for school districts across Texas. Willis ISD schools received an overall grade of 77 on academic performance, earning the district a rating of C. The district earned a C in 2018 when the accountability system first began but had progressed to a B in 2019, prior to the pandemic. Schools did not receive ratings in 2020 or 2021. The district improved or performed the same in 12 out of 20 tested areas.

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  • School Safety Top Priority in Teacher Trainings

    Willis ISD teachers returned to campuses Monday, Aug. 1. At the top of the list on every agenda is safety. Every year Willis ISD trains teachers on critical incidents. This year the training includes a student drill portion. Additionally, this summer the board approved the addition of a constable, bringing the number to nine, and ensuring that all campuses will have an officer housed on campus or within one mile. Click headline to read more about the district's safety procedures.

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  • 22-23 Event and Stadium Policies

    Willis ISD is implementing several NEW safety policies this year pertaining to athletics and fine arts events. ALL sporting, fine arts and other district-wide activities will all require CLEAR BAGS for entry. These go into effect starting with Meet the Kats Friday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 pm at Yates Stadium. To read the full policy click on the headline above.

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