Education

Fri
16
Nov

STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN SWEETS FOR SOLDIERS CAMPAIGN

Photo by David Kapitan
Dr. Kimberly Neiman presented prizes to Romance Amavizca’s third grade class after they collected more candy than any other class within the Wills Point ISD during this year’s Sweets for Soldiers campaign. In total, students from the Wills Point ISD collected 272.46 lbs. of candy. Kain Quintanilla was also awarded a special prize for making the largest individual donation at 27 lbs.

For the eighth 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.

Dr. Neiman stated, “Even with the rainy Halloween we had our best year yet with 272.46 lbs. of candy being donated.”

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

Fri
26
Oct

Department readies fall musical production

The Wills Point High School Theatre Department is currently deep in the midst of rehearsals, working hard to put the finishing touches for their fall musical production of "The Drowsy Chaperone."

In a press release announcing the show the department stated, “The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

Fri
26
Oct

​​​​​​​WPHS Class of 1953 holds 65th celebration

The Wills Point High School Class of 1953 held their 65th reunion at the Lumberyard Café in Edgewood on Saturday, Oct. 13,, 2018.

A total of 28 class members, spouses, and children had signed up to attend, but illness, weather, and distance precluded some from attending.

Fri
26
Oct

GT students learn to keep cool

Fifth grade gifted and talented students in Christina Miller’s science class had to design and create a homemade cooler that would demonstrate relative density, thermal insulation, mass, and solubility after learning about them in class.

Fri
26
Oct

​​​​​​​WPHS Class of ’58 celebrates its 60th Year

Attendees of 60th Reunion for WPHS Class of 1958: From top row left: Bill Rusk, Tommy Beck, Jerry Dawson, Jerry Moon, Coy Wilson, Pat (Ashworth) Small, Linda (Jordon) Whiteside, Gloria (Hoskins) Scott, Mary (Mislivets) Harris, Barbara Sue (Mayfield) Harrelson, Carolyn (Rankin) Compton, Myrna (Gilbert) Rogers, Jeanette (Bronson) Rose; From bottom row left: Lyndell Kent, Bill Ashworth, Pat (Clemmons) Tolley, Patsy (Shinn) Plumlee, Betty Sue (Scott) Cartwright, Raymond Hargrove, Sandra (McLeod) Moon, Rosa (Curtis) Davis, Ray Page

The heavens bore ominous dark clouds as unrelenting rain fell from the sky, yet the Wills Point High School Class of 1958 felt an increased feeling of warmness and fellowship as it gathered together Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Wills Point Community Center to celebrate its 60th year since graduation.

The class’s 22 attending members, their nine spouses, and four special guests were personally served great barbeque by Susie Deen Hagler with Hickory Roots BBQ.

Wed
24
Oct

WPHS Teacher honored

Abigail Damron was named Teacher of the Month for the high school campus for the month of August. Damron teaches Biology, Principles of Law, Law 1 courses at WPHS. Principal Jeff Russell stated, “Mrs. Damron does an outstanding job of designing lessons and encouraging her students to grow and excel through quality instruction. She sets the bar high and maintains a great team-player attitude while building a strong rapport with the students of WPHS. Mrs. Damron is not afraid to think outside the box and try new ways to lead students to success in the classroom.”

Wed
24
Oct

WP ISD Teacher honored

Jennifer Reyonolds was recognized as the WPHS Teacher of the Month for September. Reynolds teaches Health Science classes at WPHS. Principal Jeff Russell stated, “In just two years she has done an incredible job of building a strong student interest in this program. Students have the opportunity to take Principles of Heath Science, Medical Terminology, and Pathophysiology with Mrs. Reynolds. She challenges her students and seeks ways to grow as a teacher, so she can expand on her skills as an educator.”

Wed
24
Oct

Sixth graders join aeronautics club

 

Sixth grade students at Wills Point Middle School interested in learning about aeronautics submitted essays and referrals from teachers to become members of the newly formed WPMS Aeronautics Club.

Thu
30
Aug

Districts, campuses receive ratings from TEA

The Texas Education Agency moved forward with what has been a hot button issue for educators and school administrators statewide, releasing its 2018 state accountability ratings for 1,200 school districts and district charters across the state Aug. 15.

Tue
01
May

NHS inducts newest members

 

 

Wills Point High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted new members for the 2017-‘18 school year during a special ceremony March 22. NHS is one of the longest standing organizations within Wills Point ISD. The first chapter of National Honor Society was established in April of 1986 with 22 charter members.

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