Education

Sun
02
Oct

WPMS receives $2K grant

On Sept. 20, the TVEC Charitable Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $2,000 to the Wills Point Middle School.

“Currently, 13 students at the Wills Point Middle School participate in the backpack program. We send them home with food over the weekends, holidays, as well as extended breaks. We would like to give TVEC a big than you for giving back to our community and to these children who are in need,” WPMS officials said.

The TVEC Charitable Foundation is funded by donations from Operation Round Up. Operation Round Up is a voluntary program that allows TVEC members to round up their monthly electric bills to the next whole dollar amount. The portion that is rounded up goes to the TVEC Charitable Foundation and may be used to award grant requests to local charitable organizations.

Sun
25
Sep

Wills Point ISD menu Sept. 26-30

Breakfast

PK-12

Monday-hot pocket, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, banana, applesauce, jelly, choice of milk

Tuesday-waffles, cereal and toast yogurt and toast, strawberries, mandarin oranges, jelly, choice of milk

Wednesday-oatmeal and toast, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, raisins, mixed fruit, jelly, choice of milk

Thursday-breakfast taco, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, fresh orange, pears, jelly, choice of milk

Friday-bagel with cream cheese, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, pineapple, peaches, jelly, choice of milk

Lunch

K-8

Monday-steam fingers – cream gravy or chicken patty, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, wg wheat roll, ketchup, honey, choice of milk

Sun
18
Sep

Wills Point ISD Menu Sept. 19 to 23

Breakfast

All Grades

Monday-sausage roll, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, pears, orange juice, jelly, choice of milk

Tuesday-pancakes, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, mixed fruit, strawberries, jelly, choice of milk

Wednesday-scrambled eggs-toast, oatmeal muffin squares, yogurt and toast, grapes, applesauce, jelly, choice of milk

Thursday-biscuit with ham-cheese, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, fresh orange, peaches, jelly, choice of milk

Friday-breakfast burrito/salsa, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, mandarin oranges, fresh apple, jelly, choice of milk

Lunch

K-8

Monday-Salisbury steak – brown gravy, chicken strips – pepper gravy, mashed potatoes, spinach, peaches, wg wheat roll, ketchup, honey, choice of milk

Mon
22
Aug

Van Zandt County 4-H membership pool party Aug. 27

Do you like cooking, fashion, public speaking, or livestock? Then we have a program for you!

If you are interested in nutrition and foods, fashion design, shooting sports, archery, robotics, photography, consumer, nutrition, leadership, community service, nutrition or horse quiz bowl, beef and horse judging plus just about anything else you can think of then Van Zandt 4-H can offer you a program that will meet your interest.

All Van Zandt County 4-H members are invited come join us from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Grand Saline Public Pool, 500 E. Frank St, in Grand Saline. 

Wed
10
Aug

Reed earns UT degree

Jake Nicholas Reed, a 2012 graduate of Wills Point High School, graduated during Spring commencement ceremonies from the University of Texas at Austin.

Reed earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with a business foundations certificate.  He has accepted permanent employment with Trane in Houston. 

Mon
01
Aug

Pirtle named to President’s Honor Roll

The University of Texas at Tyler has named 477 students to the President’s Honor Roll for the 2015 spring semester, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.

In order to qualify for the President’s Honor Roll at UT Tyler, a student must have completed in one semester, twelve or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit with a grade of “A” in all courses.  To be considered for such recognition in any semester, a student must qualify as a matriculated student pursuing a first bachelor’s degree.  The President’s Honor roll is awarded in fall and spring semesters only.

Shelby Pirtle of Wills Point was named to the President’s Honor Roll.

Mon
01
Aug

Reed earns UT degree

Jake Nicholas Reed, a 2012 graduate of Wills Point High School, graduated during Spring commencement ceremonies from the University of Texas at Austin.

Reed earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with a business foundations certificate.  He has accepted permanent employment with Trane in Houston. 

Fri
22
Jul

Troop 381 enjoys stay at Purtis Creek State Park

Members of Boy Scout Troop 381 left for a week long summer camp at Purtis Creek State Park June 12, undertaking a series of community service and team building projects.

Last month (June 12), Wills Point’s 103-year old Boy Scout Troop 381 left for a week long summer camp at Purtis Creek State Park. The 12 scouts and seven adult leaders arrived at the park early in the afternoon and Scout Camp began.

Troop 381 is currently being led by Samuel Roberts, a soon to be sophomore at WPHS. Samuel holds the troop position of Senior Patrol Leader of 381, and did an outstanding job at coordinating the troop’s duty roster for each day, overseeing the troop’s community service to the park while there, as well as taking personal responsibility of the general mood and focus of all the scouts.

Mon
27
Jun

The Wills Point Tiger varsity cheer squad receives All-American Cheer nominations.

The Wills Point Tiger varsity cheer squad got itself one step closer to being ready for the 2016-’17 school year recently, participating in an NCAA Cheer Camp at SMU. The squad took 20 girls to camp, with all 20 receiving All-American Cheer nominations.

Mon
27
Jun

Honor Students Named at Baylor University

Rachel Ann Stewart, Hankamer School of Business, Wills Point,  was named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 spring semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.  A private Christian university and a nationally ranked liberal arts institution, Baylor is classified as a research university. This blends with Baylor's international reputation for educational excellence built upon the faculty's commitment to teaching, scholarship and interdisciplinary research to produce outstanding graduates.
 

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