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Mom loading child on to school bus
Posted on 08/16/2017
Another school year is upon us. Here are the start and end times for every campus.  more
BEAR Project members
Posted on 08/11/2017
Waco ISD is fortunate to have a passionate substitute staff, dedicated and committed to serving our students every day.  more
Family Fest logo
Posted on 08/10/2017
WISD is hosting the sixth-annual Waco ISD Back to School Family Fest on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. until noon  more
Ronda Drake, Allie Gillaspy, Heather Smith, Diane Buxkemper
Posted on 08/10/2017
Congratulations to these amazing WISD teachers for their dedication to their students and fellow teachers.  more
Family Fest logo
Posted on 08/10/2017
WISD is hosting the sixth-annual Waco ISD Back to School Family Fest on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. until noon  more
LaDainian Tomlinson
Posted on 08/04/2017
On Saturday, August 5th, the Class of 2017 will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during the spectacular ceremony held in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.  more
Health Fair Banner
Posted on 08/01/2017
Healthy employees are happy employees  more
Victory in game 3. World Series bound!
Posted on 08/01/2017
It's a final from George Bush softball field.   more
Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson
Posted on 07/31/2017
New Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson outlined his expectations and goals for campus administrators Monday at Waco ISD’s Leadership Institute, promising them “Kids will rise to meet our expectations.”    more
Daniella Rodriguez and her parents
Posted on 07/31/2017
Lake Air Little League girls softball defeated Louisiana in five innings  more
Dylan Marcus Rivera
Posted on 07/31/2017
Dylan Marcus Rivera of Waco High School in Waco was selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) to participate in the High School Aerospace Scholars program (HAS) on July 16-21, 2017  more
Lake Air's softball team
Posted on 07/27/2017
Lake Air's softball team scored early and often in a big win in the first round of the Little League Regional Tournament Thursday afternoon.  more
Waco ISD Volunteers must apply each school year
Posted on 07/25/2017
The Waco ISD volunteer database reset on July 31, 2017  more
Dr. Nelson and Board President Pat Atkins speak about Waco, WISD, Baylor and all things education for the modern family.
Posted on 07/24/2017
This is Know Your Schools 2017 and today we are speaking with Dr. A. Marcus Nelson, Waco ISD Superintendent  more
Online Registration starts July 24 at wacoisd.org/register
Posted on 07/20/2017
Returning students can do most of the registration online and then show proof of residency at their campus. New students to the district must register at the campus they will attend.  more
Posted on 07/18/2017
Deborah DeGraff, a Science Lab Teacher at Waco ISD’s Bell’s Hill campus, was named the Elementary Teacher of the Year for the 2018 Region 12 Education Service Center Tuesday.  more
Posted on 07/18/2017
Deborah DeGraff, a Science Lab Teacher at Waco ISD’s Bell’s Hill campus, was named the Elementary Teacher of the Year for the 2018 Region 12 Education Service Center Tuesday.  more
WISD Superstar Derrick Johnson, KXXV's Katie Engleson and Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson promote the Derrick Johnson Kickoff Classic
Posted on 07/12/2017
Three games in three nights to start the high school football season at Waco ISD Stadium  more
H.O.P.E.S. Logo:  Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support
Posted on 07/11/2017
They're called H.O.P.E.S. for a reason, and this summer they've got a lot going on!  more
State Rep. Doc Anderson (R-Waco), home builder Scott Bland, construction executive K. Paul Holt, and Waco ISD's Donna McKethan
Posted on 07/10/2017
HB 639 will allow students in GWAMA's new Construction Science Academy to be eligible to have insurance on the job.  more
Sandwich
Posted on 07/07/2017
Starting on July 17, 2017, WISD Child Nutrition Services will begin distributing letters to the households of children in the district about eligibility benefits and any actions families need to take to apply for these benefits.  more
Posted on 07/07/2017
Starting on July 17, 2017, WISD Child Nutrition Services will begin distributing letters to the households of children in the district about eligibility benefits and any actions families need to take to apply for these benefits.  more
Boy smiling
Posted on 07/05/2017
This voluntary coverage program is provided to students of Waco ISD each year  more
Text: Baylor Bears and Pack of Hope team up to tackle hunger in McLennan County; Photo: Soup Cans
Posted on 06/29/2017
Bears extend a helping "paw" to the local community in need.  more
Posted on 06/28/2017
The Kendrick Garden is currently undergoing a face-lift! We need all interested and able-bodied persons to come over and help  more
Posted on 06/22/2017
The second collaboration between the Waco Civic Theatre and Waco ISD's Fine Arts Department takes the stage at Waco High School's Richfield Performing Arts Center.. Watch a behind the scenes cast warm up clip.  more
Posted on 06/22/2017
The activities of the Academy were designed to give the students a feel for what real police work is all about.  more
Posted on 06/20/2017
Less than a week into being the full-time superintendent at Waco ISD, Dr. Marcus Nelson promised a packed community meeting Tuesday night he is “in love with this city!”  more
Posted on 06/20/2017
Performances begin June 22nd and the show runs through July 2nd.  more
Posted on 06/19/2017
They are the Pride of Waco!  more
Posted on 06/18/2017
The new system, which could boost Texas to one of the leading states nationwide in parent knowledge and engagement tools, goes live online June 30.  more
Posted on 06/16/2017
What prompted the MOAA and GSF decision was nothing less than a bona fide act of heroism by Cadet Lopez.  more
Posted on 06/15/2017
Career & technology teachers lead kids through summer-time tech projects with Project Soar  more
Posted on 06/15/2017
Students who take advantage of the career academy offerings coupled with rigorous academic courses finish high school better prepared to pursue their academic and career goals.   more
Posted on 06/14/2017
We are proud to have had two students from Waco ISD at the National History Day competition in Maryland this week.  more
Posted on 06/13/2017
During the last week Tansy Ackermann, a student at Waco High, participated in the Stephen F Austin Pre-Law Academy.  more
Posted on 06/13/2017
CTE is seeking specialized teachers  more
Posted on 06/09/2017
Waco ISD has become somewhat of a powerhouse in National History Day competitions and 2017 proves to be no different.  more
Posted on 06/08/2017
Summer might be in full swing, but Waco ISD’s Summer Internship Program is just beginning  more
Posted on 06/08/2017
As another amazing school year with the Adopt-a-School Program concluded, it was a special time to thank, honor and recognize the incredible work that our partners put in to our schools each and every day.   more
Posted on 06/06/2017
Waco ISD's focus on Advanced Academics is exhibited by the superb projects submitted by students for this event.  more
Posted on 06/06/2017
It is with great pride that we wish each and every graduate success in all that they will pursue  more
Posted on 06/02/2017
Join Ms. Sargent and her guests as Kendrick students explore a multitude of career possibilities.  more
Posted on 06/02/2017
It is both a happy day in which we thank our tireless veteran educators, and yet we must also say goodbye as they take the next step into retirement.  more
Posted on 06/01/2017
It is with mixed emotions that I write this my last 'From the Superintendent' message.  more
Posted on 06/01/2017
She touched so many lives in and around Waco - she will truly be missed.  more
Posted on 06/01/2017
Trojans and Lions bring home over a dozen Division 1 Gold Ratings  more
Posted on 05/31/2017
Students were recognized by their teachers as being leaders in their class during the entire school year  more
Posted on 05/31/2017
Wednesday’s graduation rehearsals for the 2017 graduates of Waco High and University High included an extra bit of good news as 16 students were surprised with scholarships totaling $35,500.  more
Posted on 05/31/2017
Wednesday’s graduation rehearsals for the 2017 graduates of Waco High and University High included an extra bit of good news as 16 students were surprised with scholarships totaling $35,500.   more
Posted on 05/31/2017
The annual Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides free breakfasts and lunches to any child ages 1-18, aims to once again fill a void and combat potential hunger during the summer break.  more
Posted on 05/26/2017
Welcome to Science Night, an opportunity for AV families to explore science, together!  more
Posted on 05/26/2017
Students are awarded scholarships amidst a dinner in their honor.  more
Posted on 05/26/2017
The Tennyson Middle School Choir entertains with Broadway favorites to delight everyone  more
Posted on 05/26/2017
Please congratulate these student athletes when you see them. They are the Pride of Waco.  more
Posted on 05/25/2017
The LEAD banquet has grown tremendously since it began 10 years ago. The highlight is still the moment we award the $20,000 Bradley Ray Hulse scholarship  more
Posted on 05/25/2017
We celebrate with each student their commitment, their promise, their personal challenge and determination to continue to work hard to achieve their success.  more
Posted on 05/24/2017
Endangered Animals, Meals on Wheels, Environmental Pollution, Bullying & Healthy Dogs are the topics covered today.  more
Posted on 05/24/2017
These young athletes have been working on developing their fine motor skills so that one day they will be Special Olympics champions  more
Posted on 05/23/2017
Kids Hope USA concludes another great school year at Brook Avenue Elementary.  more
Posted on 05/22/2017
Attention University High & Bell's Hill families and friends  more
Posted on 05/22/2017
Waco ISD is taking steps Monday night to disinfect two campuses after a confirmed case of the mumps at one of the schools and another student possibly being exposed to the virus.  more
Posted on 05/19/2017
This Tony's-style award show brought together SEVENTY-EIGHT schools from Central Texas to Oklahoma to compete for 10 categories.  more
Posted on 05/18/2017
Alvarez shared his task of overseeing 13.1 million working Texans and his goals for getting people to work.  more
Posted on 05/18/2017
Responses will help the district in developing a strategic plan of action to improve Fine Arts services in WISD.  more
Posted on 05/17/2017
The funds were proceeds from the company’s golf tournament, which it has hosted for more than a decade. This year, for the first time ever, employees converted the event to a fundraiser and today’s donation was the culmination of those efforts.  more
Posted on 05/17/2017
Watch the whole game right here, or on Channel 17, WISD-TV!  more
Posted on 05/17/2017
Cargill Inc. presented a $10,700 check to Pack of Hope Wednesday morning to help fight hunger in McLennan County schools.  more
Posted on 05/16/2017
102 special students were recognized for their exemplary efforts on campus, and 26 of them are graduating with a cumulative GPA OF 96.5 or better!  more
Posted on 05/16/2017
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