2012-13 News

Posted on 07/28/2013
Waco ISD offers fast and easy online registration for returning students.  more
Posted on 07/18/2013
New school to teach welding and precision metal manufacturing.  more
Posted on 07/15/2013
Two recent Waco High graduates ended the year in style at the State UIL contest.  more
Posted on 07/08/2013
A celebration of Dr. Pierson's life will be held on Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m., at Brookhollow Baptist Church in Houston.   more
Posted on 06/21/2013
This program offers free breakfast and lunch to children during the summer.  more
Posted on 06/18/2013
Meet Waco ISD's top ranking students from the Classes of 2013.  more
Posted on 06/17/2013
Tra Hall is named new instructional leader at Hines Elementary.  more
Posted on 06/17/2013
Human Resources Department enhances new employee orientation sessions.  more
Posted on 06/11/2013
University athletes get an opportunity to play at the next level.  more
Posted on 06/06/2013
New campus boss is a WISD graduate and lifelong Wacoan.  more
Posted on 06/06/2013
Students in Chamber of Commerce mentorship program honored for success.  more
Posted on 06/03/2013
Longtime Lions football coach takes the helm as Interim Director of Athletics  more
Posted on 05/25/2013
Signed verification sheets will determine class schedules for the next school year.  more
Posted on 05/24/2013
School attendance zones are changed to alleviate overcrowding in some schools.  more
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Posted on 05/23/2013
Fourth annual scholarship luncheon to feature Rep. Bill Flores  more
Posted on 05/21/2013
Students and mentors visit the State Capitol to see legislators do their work.  more
Posted on 05/13/2013
Law Day winners are recognized by the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association  more
Posted on 05/07/2013
Pilot program offers students a way to get to school when they experience transportation problems.  more
Posted on 05/06/2013
Rita Pierson talks about the importance of teachers building positive relationships with their students.  more
Posted on 05/06/2013
Four Waco ISD students will travel to College Park, Maryland this summer.  more
Posted on 04/24/2013
Waco High stage bands and jazz ensemble earn high ratings at competitions  more
Posted on 04/24/2013
The event will recognize four outstanding graduates of Waco ISD and a distinguished retired faculty member.   more
Posted on 04/24/2013
Three choirs earn coveted Sweepstakes awards  more
Posted on 04/23/2013
Bands earn concurrent Sweepstakes awards at UIL Competition  more
Posted on 04/23/2013
Pre-registration begins for pre-k and kindergarten students  more
Posted on 04/22/2013
University tops El Paso Del Valle in the Class 4-A Championship soccer match.  more
Posted on 04/22/2013
Four Waco students among the top in Duke's talent search program  more
Posted on 04/22/2013
A 1983 Waco ISD graduate becomes the new head football coach at University High.  more
Posted on 04/19/2013
Students honored by Waco Founder Lions Club with $1,000 college scholarship  more
Posted on 04/18/2013
"This is unbelievable but we have worked hard to get here and I am so happy for these young men," said winning coach Mike Chapman.  more
Posted on 04/18/2013
Waco ISD finding ways to help West residents recover from tragic explosion.  more
Posted on 04/17/2013
A.J. Moore Academy of Finance gets national media coverage during the 2013 tax filing season.  more
Posted on 04/17/2013
City, school, business collaboration takes aim on reducing number of citizens living in poverty.  more
Posted on 04/16/2013
Rotary Club of Waco honors three WISD students.  more
Posted on 04/15/2013
Trojans will play in Georgetown on Thursday, April 18, 6pm.  more
Posted on 04/12/2013
Local golfers are encouraged to enter this annual event for the A.J. Moore Academies.  more
Posted on 04/10/2013
Trojans heading to Humble to take on Friendswood.  more
Posted on 04/10/2013
Waco High musical could win three awards in Dallas competition.  more
Posted on 04/09/2013
University boys advance to Region 3 tournament in Humble.  more
Posted on 04/09/2013
ATLAS Academy eighth-graders tour A.J. Moore Academies at University High  more
Posted on 04/09/2013
Fourth-graders take a lesson on recycling to the nth degree  more
Posted on 04/08/2013
UHS Boys & Girls, and the WHS Boys are one win away from the Region 3 Tournament in Humble.  more
Posted on 04/02/2013
PTA Reflections program honors Waco students for literature  more
Posted on 03/27/2013
Part two of our construction update at the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy  more
Posted on 03/27/2013
Congratulations to our secondary "Teacher of the Year" finalists for 2012-2013!   more
Posted on 03/26/2013
Congratulations to our Elementary "Teacher of the Year" finalists for 2012-2013!   more
Posted on 03/08/2013
On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2013, the most talented visual artists from Waco ISD high schools competed in the Region 12 Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE).  more
Posted on 03/07/2013
District to offer information regarding federal grants and entitlement opportunities  more
Posted on 03/05/2013
Dale brings us another Construction Update.  more
Posted on 03/01/2013
Longtime assistant becomes head man in Lion Country.  more
Posted on 02/22/2013
Waco ISD will send 36 students to Texas History Day in May.  more
Posted on 02/20/2013
Congratulations to the UHS boys basketball team on its victory over Granbury! Final Score: 74-46  more
Posted on 02/18/2013
Glen Rose is the site of Waco High's next games.  more
Posted on 02/13/2013
Information about University's basketball playoff game.  more
Posted on 02/12/2013
Trojans find success at regional UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest.  more
Posted on 02/12/2013
Lions sending a busload to UIL Solo & Ensemble state meet.  more
Posted on 02/07/2013
Two Trojans sign football letters of intent.  more
Posted on 02/07/2013
Eight Lions will continue playing football at the college level.  more
Posted on 01/31/2013
Incumbent seeks a second term on the board.  more
Posted on 01/30/2013
Longtime District 5 representative seeks another term.  more
Posted on 01/29/2013
It's time for fifth-grade GT students to apply for admittance to ATLAS Academy.  more
Posted on 01/28/2013
Joint meeting of the City of Waco, Waco ISD, McLennan County, McLennan Community College and the Waco City Council  more
Posted on 01/28/2013
Tennyson Middle School has gone through some remarkable upgrades to the campus.  more
Posted on 01/28/2013
Donna McKethan and Marcus Walker introduce us to the GWAMA Campus  more
Posted on 01/25/2013
Recycling champions enjoy a Baylor basketball game.  more
Posted on 01/25/2013
Students in A.J. Moore Academy of Finance use game to refine skills.  more
Posted on 01/16/2013
Two students from Waco High are members of an elite group of singers.  more
Posted on 01/14/2013
A spaghetti supper at a local restaurant nets additional funding for hungry children.  more
Posted on 01/11/2013
These Lions have brawn and brains!  more
Posted on 01/04/2013
Wanda Brown is named area's top counselor  more
Posted on 12/19/2012
The academy is designed to provide a basic understanding of the health sciences.  more
Posted on 12/12/2012
Cesar Chavez students undergo Safe School Ambassador training.  more
Posted on 12/12/2012
Martial arts program instills discipline, respect and work ethic in students.  more
Posted on 12/07/2012
Lions hope to earn seats in All-State band.  more
Posted on 12/07/2012
Trojans play their horns for a seat in the All-State band.  more
Posted on 12/04/2012
Retired Superintendent, David Anthony, speaks about the Raise Your Hand Program and School Voucher Proposals.  more
Posted on 12/04/2012
Sharon Hetherington is honored in Atlanta, Georgia.  more
Posted on 12/03/2012
Current 8th-graders and their parents are encouraged to plan ahead for the high school years.  more
Posted on 11/30/2012
Eight Waco ISD schools are named PreK Centers of Excellence.  more
Posted on 11/27/2012
Has your child been the victim of a bully? Leslie Boggs of Texas PTA speaks about Stop Bullying, a program to help equip families with tools to Stop Bullying.  more
Posted on 11/26/2012
Football playoff game forces schedule change to one of the musical performances at Waco High.  more
Posted on 11/20/2012
The Honorable Bill Ratliff speaks before the Greater Waco Community Education Alliance.  more
Posted on 11/20/2012
Students and staff collect more than 1,800 pounds of food.  more
Posted on 11/20/2012
A special program uses pets to combat bullying.  more
Posted on 11/20/2012
Students in Waco ISD's advanced academics middle school display their fall semester projects.  more
Posted on 11/20/2012
Four singers are a step away from making the All-State Choir.  more
Posted on 11/20/2012
Outdoor learning centers at Hillcrest PDS get a facelift thanks to the local Home Depot store.  more
Posted on 11/16/2012
District receives highest possible score in financial accountability rating system.  more
Posted on 11/08/2012
Twenty-four students earn seats in honor bands.  more
Posted on 11/08/2012
JROTC Battalion at University High is impressive during inspection.  more
Posted on 11/08/2012
Student work from the fall semester will be on display.  more
Posted on 11/07/2012
Targeting Tomorrow focuses on the A.J. Moore Academy of Finance  more
Posted on 11/06/2012
Student delegation travels to New York to learn how to be problem solvers.  more
Posted on 11/06/2012
Waco High wins a U.S. Bands state marching title  more
Posted on 11/02/2012
Students design impressive posters for worldwide contest.  more
Posted on 10/30/2012
Atmos Energy is honored for its outstanding work at Crestview Elementary.  more
Posted on 10/30/2012
Law enforcement agencies take their anti-drug message to third-graders.  more
Posted on 10/24/2012
Texas Retired Teachers Association Executive Director, Tim Lee, speaks about the current state of the Texas Teacher Retirement System.  more
Posted on 10/24/2012
Haylee Lee is recognized for her writing skills in the One Book One Waco essay contest.  more
Posted on 10/22/2012
The award-winning Sondheim musical is an ambitious undertaking for a high school theatre program.  more
Posted on 10/17/2012
A student court at University High aids in reducing referrals.  more
Posted on 10/17/2012
Five students are among the best of 250 who auditioned.  more
Posted on 10/12/2012
Texas Kids Can't Wait: Interview with Dr. Leslie and Ms. Etheridge  more
Posted on 10/12/2012
Organization wants State Legislators to make school funding adequate, equitable, and constitutional.  more
Posted on 10/11/2012
Senator Brian Birdwell visits with students at ATLAS Academy.  more
Posted on 10/10/2012
Reiher and Foulds are recognized at NAF 30th anniversary celebration.  more
Posted on 10/04/2012
Waco High places 10 on All-Region 8 Choir  more
Posted on 10/03/2012
Hetherington among top three vying for prestigious honor.  more
Posted on 10/02/2012
A Special Education teacher receives $1,000 in classroom supplies from OfficeMax.  more
Posted on 09/27/2012
Seven Jazz Cats are among the elite musicians in Region 8.  more
Posted on 09/25/2012
The school's 27th annual enchilada dinner brings the community together.  more
Posted on 09/20/2012
Gifted & Talented nomination forms are now available.  more
Posted on 09/19/2012
Elementary school parents are asked to read this reminder about morning procedures.   more
Posted on 09/14/2012
More than 100 colleges and universities will be represented at the Ferrell Center.  more
Posted on 09/07/2012
Seventh-grader suggests a school name that board members eventually approve.  more
Posted on 09/07/2012
Impressive architecture of the new University High School will be recognized at annual conference of school officials.  more
Posted on 09/03/2012
Waco ISD is now accepting nominations for students to be considered in the middle school Gifted & Talented identification process.   more
Posted on 09/03/2012
District posts annual operating and debt payment budget as required by law.  more
Posted on 08/31/2012
Parents of students receiving Gifted & Talented services are encouraged to attend this meeting.  more
Posted on 08/28/2012
Maintenance staff taking proactive steps to reduce mosquito threat.  more
Posted on 08/28/2012
Lettering moved to new University High building in honor of former educators.
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Posted on 08/26/2012
District holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for final school built with 2008 Bond.
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Posted on 08/17/2012
Find your bus stop, bus number, pick-up and drop-off times online.
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Posted on 08/13/2012
Waco ISD has posted its proposed budget for maintenance and operations. The budget is scheduled for adoption on August 23.  more