Education

Sun
06
Nov

University News

Clark Wamre 

Oklahoma State University

 

Clark Wamre of Dallas recently graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in

Business Administration Management. While at OSU, he worked for the university’s athletic department and was a member of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity.  He interned with Sirius XM Radio, the Washington Redskins and the Texas Rangers. Following graduation, he continues to reside in Oklahoma where he works for NBA’s Oklahoma City  Thunder in sales and marketing.

He is the son of Sally and Rick Wamre of Dallas; the grandson of Emily Hollandsworth of Dallas, formerly of Wills Point and the late Frank Hollandsworth, and LaVonne and Jerome  Wamre of Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Wed
19
Oct

Theater Department trunk or treat deadline approaching

The WPHS Theater Department is putting the final touches on a new Halloween event, planning their first ever Trunk or Treat event to be held at the high school parking lot Oct. 22 from 6-9 p.m.

Organizers behind the event advised the community to “Get your costume on and come join the fun! All clubs, Organizations and local businesses are welcome to enter their ‘Trunk.’ This year’s theme is The Nightmare Before Christmas and festivities are targeted for kids up to 12 years old.”

The deadline to enter has been set for Thursday, Oct. 19.

Sun
02
Oct

Wills Point ISD menu Oct. 3-7

Breakfast

PK-12

Monday-sausage roll, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, grape juice, fresh apple, jelly, choice of milk

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

Wednesday-banana muffin, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, applesauce, mixed fruit, jelly, choice of milk

Thursday-biscuit – sausage, cereal and toast, yogurt and toast, fresh orange, pineapple, jelly, choice of milk

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

Lunch

K-8

Monday-chicken nuggets or chicken fried steak – cream gravy, ½ baked potato – butter/cheese, broccoli, cinnamon apples, wg wheat roll, ketchup, honey, choice of milk

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. 

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