Education

Tue
22
Dec

WP grads receive degrees

The University of Texas at Tyler held fall 2015 commencement ceremonies Dec. 11 and 12, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.   There was 1,169 graduate receiving degrees.

Dr. James Nelson, UT Tyler College of Engineering dean, served as the commencement speaker for all four ceremonies.  President Mabry gave remarks and conferred degrees. Presentation and certification of master’s, baccalaureate and doctoral degree candidates were made by the deans of each of the university’s colleges.

Tue
15
Dec

Wills Point ISD menu Dec. 15-19

Breakfast
K-12
Monday-choice of breakfast chicken sandwich, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of banana or apple juice, jelly, choice of milk
Tuesday-choice of french toast sticks, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of strawberries or peaches, jelly, choice of milk
Wednesday-choice of oatmeal and toast, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of blueberries or applesauce, jelly, choice of milk
Thursday-choice of biscuit with ham and cheese, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of fresh orange or mixed fruit, jelly, choice of milk
Friday-choice of breakfast pizza, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of mandarin oranges or fresh apple, jelly, choice of milk

Lunch
K-8

Tue
15
Dec

Superheroes

Students at Wills Point High School put their efforts behind a great cause Dec. 4, wearing superhero T-shirts and donating funds to show their support for an initiative that helps purchase super hero capes for terminal and sick children. Organizers behind the initiative said that the “the purchased capes allow the sick children to feel like a superhero.”

Mon
07
Dec

Students participate in Sweets for Soldiers campaign

Earnest O. Woods Intermediate School student Presley Mixon is congratulated by Dr. Kimberly Neiman, DDS and Mayor Pro Tem Mike Jones for donating the most candy during the 5th annual Sweets for Soldiers campaign to show appreciation to our men and women in military service.

For the fifth consecutive year, Dr. Kimberly Neiman, DDS of Wills Point and students from the Wills Point ISD combined their efforts to collect candy for the Sweets for Soldiers campaign.

Neiman announced that this year’s total candy collected weighed in at a whopping 177.40 lbs. Neiman noted, “That’s like a whole person in candy!” Additionally, letters from Wills Point school kids from every campus were collected in appreciation of the troops.

Winning the overall class challenge this year, which included a prize of Sonic gift cards presented by Dr. Neiman, were students in Chasity Mixon’s 3rd grade class at Earnest O. Woods Intermediate School.

Sun
29
Nov

Book fair coming to WPMS

Wills Point Middle School students Angelina Fields, Collin Simpson and Alex Jacobs look over a poster advertising the upcoming Scholastic Book Fair.The book fair will be in the WPMS library Nov. 30-Dec. 4, and parents are welcome to come in anytime during the school day before 2:30 p.m., organizers said.

On Dec. 3, the book fair will be open during the STAAR Parent Night from 5 to 7:15 p.m. so parents can come in and shop.

Sun
29
Nov

Wills Point ISD menu Nov. 30-Dec. 4

Breakfast

PK-12

Sun
29
Nov

University News

Rebecca Rowe of Wills Point was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Rowe was initiated at Kansas State University.

Sun
29
Nov

WP Primary announces students of the month

Sun
29
Nov

Woods Intermediate announces honor roll

Mon
16
Nov

Reunion held for WPHS Class of 1958

The Wills Point High School Class of 1958 celebrated its 57th class reunion Oct. 24 with a potluck dinner at the Calloway Lake near Wills Point.  Maston Mitchell provided the facilities that were prepared for the event by Ray and Mary Page.  They also provided a main dish of meatloaf using an old family recipe.  Other class members brought a wide variety of side dishes and desserts.

Donald Wheeler (Class of 1974) and Ray and Mary’s son, Jonathon Branch (Class of 2012), helped in preparing food, setting up the cabin, and serving.  Bill Bateman, Coy Wilson and Ray Page entertained the classes with guitar music that was enjoyed by everyone.

Despite heavy rain, attendance was good with 14 graduating Class of ‘58 members and nine spouses attending.  This year’s reunion was special as the graduating Class of ’59 was invited with five members and one spouse participating.

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