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STAAR Testing Begins April 10

April 10 begins the first round of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) - Please make sure your students get a good night's sleep and eat a well-balanced breakfast before coming to school these days. Campuses testing will be closed to visitors on testing days.

Tues., April 10 - Grade 4, 7 Writing; Grade 5, 8 Math; English I (WHS)
Wed., April 11 - Grade 5, 8 Reading
Thurs., April 12 - English II (WHS)

There are some changes this year to the 5th and 8th grade Student Success Initiative procedures. A letter was sent home on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Click the headline to read the letter.
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March Students of Month

Congratulations to Dawson Asher and Gracie Brumlow, the March Students of the Month. Dawson is a ninth grade student at Willis High School and Gracie is a fourth grade student at Turner Elementary. The students were recognized at the March Board of Trustee Meeting.
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No Make-Up Days Required

Willis ISD closed schools due to bad weather Jan. 16-17, 2018. District administration has verified that there are enough instructional minutes built into our academic calendar that students will NOT be required to make up the two missed days.
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Turner Science Club

The Turner Science Club would like to thank one of our parents, Mrs. Jennifer Steen, for discussing her career in civil engineering. Great information for our future scientists.
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Turner Science Club

Science Club members learned about Bernoulli's Principle by levitating ping pong balls...Special thanks to Mrs. Durrenberger and Mr. Scates for making this possible for our students.
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Terrific Trees of Texas Arbor Day Poster Winner

Turner Elementary fifth-grade student Zisel Brasa was honored at a ceremony at Lone Star College Montgomery this week for her winning poster drawing in the Terrific Trees of Texas Arbor Day Poster Contest. She was joined by her 4th grade teacher, Tracy Gray. Congratulations!
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Students of the Month

Willis ISD is proud to announce the district’s October Students of the Month. The elementary honoree is Michael Negrete-Moradel, a first-grade student at Turner Elemenary; and the secondary honoree is Misael De Los Reyes, an eighth-grade student at Lynn Lucas Middle School.
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