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MVP for Dec 2014 - A Teacher Every Child Deserves

MVP for Dec 2014 - A Teacher Every Child Deserves Willis, TX, December 11, 2014 –She wants her students to know that she cares about them. She creates a comfortable classroom environment where students are challenged to do their very best. She encourages their work in school and supports their outside activities as well. Willis ISD’s Most Valuable Player for December 2014 goes above and beyond to help her students be successful.
Parenting with a Purpose Comes to Willis ISD

Parenting with a Purpose Comes to Willis ISD Willis, TX, Dec. 8, 2014 -- A six-week program designed to put the FUN back in parenting will begin on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 5:30 pm at Lynn Lucas Middle School. Sessions will be held every Thursday through March 5th with the exception of Feb 19th.
Surprise visit from WWII Veteran

Surprise visit from WWII Veteran Veteran Petty Officer 3rd class, Mr. Charles H Trotter Sr. visited the campus where his grandson's Karson and Kandon Trotter attend to share some of his life experiences while serving as a signalman with the US Navy during WWII. Students were all ears as his grandson introduced him to the room and to hear the stories of real life and photographs that mark this historic event. To show appreciation for his service to our country, students made posters to thank him for joining their class on Veteran's Day.
Annual Fall Festival = great success!

Annual Fall Festival = great success! On November 14th, our AR Turner PTO hosted the Annual Fall Festival. There was a FANTASTIC turnout and over $21,000 was raised! Monies are used to purchase technology, equipment and learning tools that will further our children’s education. Thank you to all the teachers, students and parents who contributed your time, money and efforts towards this event. Special thanks to the following clubs for helping to make the night truly successful: WHS HOSA club, WHS Sweethearts, WHS National English Honor Society, WHS Choir, BMS students, Turner Tunes and the LLMS CheerKats.

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School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system.

School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system. The service allows Willis ISD to communicate information by phone within minutes of an emergency or unplanned event that causes early dismissal, school cancellation or late start. It may also be used to convey general reminders or announcements. To review messages, call 855-955-8500 from the phone number to which the message was sent. Contact your child's campus if the number(s) provided for the School Reach system to use should change.
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Transportation Changes
Transportation changes must be in writing and received NO LATER THAN 2:00 p.m. You may email these changes to as well as your child’s teacher. A confirmation email will be sent to you upon receipt.

Be sure to include your child’s first/last name, teacher’s name as well as who will be picking them up (if car rider) or the bus # if riding the bus.
(Exceptions cannot be made unless there is an emergency.)
District Dynamics

District Dynamics District Dynamics is a collection of communications from the Superintendent of Willis ISD. Weekly e-Newsletters to the staff highlight important events throughout the district. A monthly radio show shares the excitement of education in Willis ISD with the community. Click on the headline to above to view current and previous reports.
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Upcoming Events

Winter Break
Date: 12/22/2014
Winter Break
Date: 12/23/2014
Winter Break
Date: 12/24/2014
Winter Break
Date: 12/25/2014
Winter Break
Date: 12/26/2014