News Archive 2011-12
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Posted on 06/22/2012
Waco teachers learn about poverty from Ruby Payne  more
Posted on 06/19/2012
Teachers with an eye for art show their work in a public exhibition  more
Posted on 06/14/2012
Administrative reassignments for the 2012-2013 school year.  more
Posted on 06/12/2012
This article and links further explain the state's newest assessment system for school accountability.  more
Posted on 06/06/2012
Waco ISD features its top students from the graduating classes of 2012.  more
Posted on 06/05/2012
First annual GT Expo proves successful.
Posted on 06/05/2012
Sharon Hetherington is named "Guidance Counselor of the Year."  more
Posted on 05/29/2012
Organization raises more than $37K this year for graduating seniors.
Posted on 05/23/2012
International Baccalaureate school puts student research on display.
Posted on 05/22/2012
J.H. Hines leader nabs prestigious award.
Posted on 05/22/2012
National competition will feature students from Lake Air Intermediate and Waco High.
Posted on 05/18/2012
Monthly business meeting of the School Board is May 24.  more
Posted on 05/16/2012
Waco ISD receives six awards at annual KWB banquet.  more
Posted on 05/15/2012
Alta Vista kindergarten teacher is honored for excellence.
Posted on 05/15/2012
Strings players from Lake Air and Tennyson win coveted prize.  more
Posted on 05/12/2012
Current board president wins hotly contested race.  more
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Posted on 05/12/2012
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor visits with students and teachers at Baylor University.
Posted on 05/11/2012
Top secondary teacher award for 2011-2012 goes to Tennyson Middle School mathematics teacher.
Adopt A School
Posted on 05/08/2012
The words “Adopt – A – School" and "Partners in Education” mean businesses getting involved and sending resources to school districts.  more
Posted on 04/25/2012
Three academies have been honored by the National Academy Foundation.  more
Posted on 04/23/2012
Health and recreation fair promises activities for all ages  more
Posted on 04/20/2012
Terrance Ganaway tells students "let your actions dictate who you are."  more
Posted on 04/17/2012
The list has been narrowed to six. On Thursday, May 24, Waco ISD will name its "Teacher of the Year" at the elementary and secondary levels.  more
Posted on 04/16/2012
Waco High men's, mixed, and non-varsity treble choirs bring home sweepstakes trophies from Harker Heights.  more
Posted on 04/16/2012
Waco High's Jazz Cats blow away the competition at the Longhorn Jazz Festival.  more
Posted on 04/13/2012
A.J. Moore Academy students get encouragement and praise from their congressman  more
Posted on 04/12/2012
Parents and students are encouraged to visit schools in May.  more
Posted on 04/12/2012
German American partnership in its 26th year at Waco High  more
Posted on 04/09/2012
An informational meeting about school enrollment is planned for Estella Maxey residents.  more
Posted on 04/04/2012
Register your child for pre-k or kindergarten beginning May 7.  more
Posted on 03/30/2012
Consolidating campuses to offset a reduction in state funding results in new attendance zones.  more
Posted on 03/30/2012
Hillcrest PDS and Lake Air Montessori will accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year through April 20.  more
Posted on 03/29/2012
Waco High and Tennyson jazz bands shine at the Temple College Jazz Festival.  more
Posted on 03/27/2012
Painting their way to success at regional art competition  more
Posted on 03/27/2012
Celebrating Arbor Day a little early to beat the Texas heat  more
Posted on 03/27/2012
Area fourth- and fifth-graders go toque-to-toque  more
Posted on 03/26/2012
Students advance to regional history bee competition  more
Posted on 03/23/2012
Two veteran educators will lead academies at Tennyson Middle and University High.  more
Posted on 03/22/2012
Student finds a unique use for duct tape  more
Posted on 03/21/2012
Let students in the Academy of Finance assist you with your Income Taxes.  more
Posted on 03/20/2012
District to offer information regarding federal grants and entitlement opportunities  more
Posted on 03/08/2012
University Middle School students design a school with lots of amenities.  more
Posted on 03/06/2012
Waco High teacher receives student-nominated award  more
Posted on 03/02/2012
District receives state award for fiscal responsibility  more
Posted on 03/01/2012
A generous gift will help provide students needed nutrition.  more
Posted on 02/29/2012
Coordinator of Community Resources honored for her fundraising event.  more
Posted on 02/28/2012
An Adopt-A-School partner tells Waco High seniors about an opportunity for college money.  more
Posted on 02/28/2012
Cesar Chavez team wins regional competition.  more
Posted on 02/24/2012
Nine Waco ISD buildings will close to offset a $3.4 million loss in state funding.  more
Posted on 02/23/2012
Waco High students excel at Skills USA competition.  more
Posted on 02/22/2012
Steel drums rock at UIL competition.  more
Posted on 02/22/2012
Fifteen students qualify for state solo and ensemble contest.  more
University High Band excellence
Posted on 02/21/2012
UHS brings pride to the South side!  more
Posted on 02/21/2012
Waco High School continues its dominance in local mock trial competition.  more
Posted on 02/20/2012
University High School will be brimming with student leaders from throughout Central Texas on Feb. 22.  more
Posted on 02/14/2012
Kyle Anderson will play at the Temple Jazz Festival as a result of his showing at the Region 8 auditions.  more
Posted on 02/13/2012
Forty-one students will be heading to state competition after a dominating performance at Baylor University.  more
Posted on 02/10/2012
Norman Manning files for re-election to District 1 seat.  more
Posted on 02/09/2012
Nika Davis has entered the race for school board.  more
Posted on 02/09/2012
Skillful writing earns seventh-grade student $50 in essay contest.  more
Posted on 02/08/2012
A music program at Hillcrest PDS becomes an inspiration for a newspaper columnist.   more
Posted on 02/06/2012
Alex Williams and Pat Atkins are seeking an additional term on the Waco ISD School Board.  more
Posted on 02/06/2012
Parents of middle school Gifted & Talented students are encouraged to attend these meetings.  more
Posted on 02/06/2012
Learn how you can help our schools by donating goods and services.  more
Posted on 02/03/2012
Elementary students participate in art exchange through a traveling gallery.  more
Posted on 01/30/2012
Parents will receive on update on improvements to the Gifted & Talented program at Waco ISD.  more
Posted on 01/24/2012
Three Waco ISD School Board seats are up for election this year.  more
Posted on 01/19/2012
Maya Davis and Matthew Reynolds are among the best teenage vocalists in Texas.  more
Posted on 01/18/2012
Click on this article to listen to and read comments from public forums about school closing options.  more
Posted on 01/17/2012
Public radio station KWBU-FM is airing the public forums on school closings that were audiotaped in early January.  more
Posted on 01/06/2012
Tables are on sale now for the H-E-B Celebrity Cook Off, Friday, Feb. 17  more
Posted on 01/04/2012
Computer classes will enable parents to keep up with their child's progress in school.  more
Posted on 12/19/2011
A science fair returns to University Middle School after a four-year hiatus.  more
Posted on 12/16/2011
Waco ISD is joining a coalition of districts to challenge the school funding system.  more
Posted on 12/16/2011
Public forums and this website are among the ways the board is gathering feedback about closing schools.  more
Posted on 12/13/2011
Four instrumentalists advance to Area competition  more
Posted on 12/12/2011
Three Waco ISD students have been recognized in a national academic competition.  more
Posted on 12/09/2011
Waco High jazz guitarist finishes among the best in the state.  more
Posted on 12/05/2011
Waco ISD will hold five public forums in January about plans to close schools.  more
Posted on 12/05/2011
Ten Waco ISD science and math teachers have been recognized for training and mentoring.  more
Posted on 12/01/2011
Waco ISD will honor its 30 Outstanding Teachers at a special ceremony on December 1.  more
Posted on 12/01/2011
Soccer and JROTC students are continuing their community service work.  more
Posted on 11/21/2011
Mountainview has been recognized as a higher performing school in Texas.  more
Posted on 11/14/2011
For the 16th year, Hillcrest PDS has used a broadway-like theater production to enhance the study of writing, history, mathematics, reading, science, and fine arts.  more
Posted on 11/14/2011
Cesar Chavez, Tennyson, University and Brazos middle schools combined to capture 37 seats in the TMEA All-Region 8 auditions  more
Posted on 11/04/2011
Chris Daughters, a senior at Waco High School, has been named Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy.  more
Posted on 11/01/2011
McLennan Community College is helping students navigate the college enrollment process.  more
Posted on 11/01/2011
Heart of Texas BEST Robotics Challenge featured 26 schools in a head-to-head robotics competition.  more
Posted on 10/27/2011
University orchestra member Abel Maldonado won a chair in the 2011 TMEA All-Region Orchestra.  more
Posted on 10/25/2011
Lake Waco Montessori is trying to win $50,000 from the Clorox Company to help build a playground that is accessible to all students. But the school needs your help!  more
Posted on 10/24/2011
For the third consecutive year, the Waco High School Lion Pride Marching Band received straight Division One ratings from all three judges at the UIL Region 8 Class 4A marching contest.  more
Posted on 10/03/2011
Waco High Jazz musicians earn one-fourth of the region's chairs at All-Region jazz competition.  more