Education

Mon
04
Apr

WPHS Theatre Department nabs district title

Cast and crew members of Wills Point High School’s district winning production of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It" celebrate with their awards and medals.

The Wills Point High School Theatre Department couldn’t have asked for much more at the District One-Act Play competition March 22, winning first overall on top of numerous individual recognitions for members of the cast and crew for their performance of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”.

The department’s performance earned a first overall rating from all three panel judges at the district competition, and also included eight individuals earning Superlative and All-Star recognition.

Mon
04
Apr

Showteam competes at Rodeo Austin

The Wills Point FFA Showteam traveled to Rodeo Austin this past weekend to participate in the Junior Livestock Show. The team met overcame strong competition in each breed and came home successful.

Logan Morris entered his Angus heifer Queen in Class 8 and won first place. Logan then returned to the ring for the Division Champion drive. Kaden Morris competed with his Angus heifer Jilt in Class 3 and brought home a successful second place.

In the Hereford Division Cody Tucker competed with his Polled Hereford heifer Rachel in Class 7 winning third place.

Fri
11
Mar

The Van Zandt County 4-H Food Challenge winners advance to district

4-H Food Challenges teams met at the Texas A&M AgriLife Office in Canton in mid-February to demonstrate their skills to a panel of three judges. 

The two teams were given two separate bags of ingredients and asked to create their own signature dishes.

Teams were given 40 minutes to prepare a dish using the ingredients they were given.  One team received the ingredients to make a skillet lasagna which included Italian sausage. The other team was given the ingredients for a vegetable chicken stir fry.

Fri
11
Mar

University News

Texas Woman’s University

Texas Woman’s University has released its dean’s and chancellor’s list for the fall 2015 semester.

Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for the dean’s list.

Those students who have achieved a 4.0 grade point average are named to the chancellor’s list.

Breanna Bellows of Wills Point was named to the dean’s list.

Fri
11
Mar

NTHS chapter inducts six in inaugural class

The newly formed Wills Point chapter of the National Technical Honor Society inducted six members, Grace Felan, Emma Adkins, Jordan Adriaenssens, Jordan Graham, Harley Hall and Meghin Webb, in a ceremony Feb. 29.

On Feb. 29, Wills Point High School had its first induction

ceremony for the newly formed chapter of the National Technical Honor

Society.

For over 30 years, NTHS has honored the achievements of leading

CTE students, provides scholarships, and cultivates excellence in today’s

highly competitive, skilled workforce. NTHS is comprised of top students

Fri
11
Mar

WPMS exceeds goal in Jump Rope for Heart

Wills Point Middle School entered this year’s Jump Rope for Heart campaign with a goal of raising $3,000 for the American Heart Association. The district more than exceeded that goal, raising $5,250 collectively. Fifth grader Jolie Parker was the highest individual fundraiser, collecting $3,000.

Each year Wills Point Middle School participates in “Jump Rope for Heart”, sponsored by the American Heart Association. This year has been a record year for the middle school campus by surpassing a $3,000 goal and bringing in an astounding $5,250! 

Students that raised $50, earned a Dallas Mavericks ticket. In addition, Jolie will get to be an Anthem Buddy at the Mavericks game on Sunday, March 20th at 3 p.m. Anthem Buddies get to stand in front of the players while the national anthem is sung!

If a student raised $125, they earned two Hurricane Harbor tickets.

Mon
29
Feb

Hubbard graduates from Texas Tech University

Jonah Hubbard graduated from Texas Tech University College of Architecture with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture, cum laude.

Jonah will continue his education at Texas Tech as he pursues his masters’ degree in architecture. 

He is the son of Tom and Julie Hubbard and brother of Hannah Hubbard of Canton and the grandson of Tom and Charlene Hubbard and Ronnie and Fay Chitty, both of Wills Point.

Mon
29
Feb

Spelling Bee

Paola Carreno and Zariah Kellum were the winner and runner-up respectively at this year’s Wills Point Middle School Spelling Bee. The pair will now move on to represent the district when they compete at the Dallas Regional Spelling Bee March 26.

Mon
01
Feb

Woods Intermediate School announces honor roll

Woods Intermediate School second grade students who received honor roll.

Students receiving honors in second grade are Lance Agbayani, Kaden Baker, Micah Barnes, Anthony Borger, Ethan Boyde, Justin Buchanan, Lyla Bullard, Rheiyana Carraway, Stephanie Castro, Kaylin Crowsey, Savanah Dingledine, Brooklyn Dixon, Kaiden Doering, Harley Domagalski, Jaylin Dubose, Gavin Dusek, Kaden Engledow, Noah Ervin, Hallie Erwin, Emily Gammons, Levi Gill, Marguerite Groover, Nolan Hall, Evan Harden, Daven Henderson, Max Hoedebeck, Cheyenne Horn, Taylor Hulsey, Ellie King, Visencio Landaverde, Kolton Liebel, Braedyn Littrell, Grace Luna, Brianne Martin, Laynee Massey, Macy McCoy, Amarin Miles, Dakota miller, Junas Miller, Ayvah Moore, Adasyn Mullin, Corley Nelson, Annabelle Nichols, Bryce Nichols, Kylee Parmer, Cassidy Pina, John Prewitt, Steveen Puentes, Jaxson Ralston, Michelle Rangel, Abigail Rodriguez, Leslie Rodriguez, Megan Schoenfeld, Addyson Scott, Jayda Shearin, Be

Mon
01
Feb

WPMS releases A Honor Roll list

Students in fifth grade receiving all A’s are Peyton Baker, Maraiah Ballard, Brayden Billingsly, Avery Brown, Emma Bryant, Michael Carraway, Skyler Carrico, Rita Castaneda, Alina Cervantes, Jordan Cook, George DeLaRosa, Madison Dixon, Maritza Garcia-Guzman, Jennifer Herrera, Lillie Hodges, Madison Hogeland, Sebastian King, Karson Lamar, Hallie Lovvorn, Heath Lovvorn, Maggie McDonald, Issac Ortega, Angelo Palma, Ashlynn Redding, Zachery Spurger, Jacob Stanbrough, Aaliyah Stanford and Hayden Taylor.

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