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The Community Ed Office will be moving this summer to a new location. As of July 11, registrations will be taken at 900 N. Elm Street at the Bowie Learning Center.

May 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Catalogs for the Community Ed Department’s summer activities should be hitting area mailboxes this week! If you would like to get a jump on things and register early, click on the catalog cover below and view the catalog in its entirety, or visit the ComEd registration site at http://comed.weatherfordisd.com. There’s something for everyone!

Weatherford students place at recent Parker County School Art Contest

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Three Weatherford High School students were recognized for their entries in the Third Annual Parker County School Art Contest for Victim's Rights Week sponsored by the District Attorney's Office.

Also, Tison Middle School had five entries in the contest, including a second-place finish in the junior high/high school division.

Parker County Art Contest: Chloe Reid (from left) won Best of Show and first place, Lauren Phol won third place in photography, and Lacy Johnson won third place in painting (courtesy photo).

HOSA Club donates time, muscle to help Manna House

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School's HOSA club donated time and muscle to help Manna organize its monthly garage sale.

All proceeds from Manna go to the less fortunate and veterans of Weatherford Community.

The students of HOSA are very dedicated to the improvement of the Weatherford community, and some of them will eventually be our future nurses and doctors.

HOSA Club Donates: Pictured (from left) are HOSA members Emily Blalock; Danielle Summerfield-Brice; Charlsie Rossander; Ann Stephens, Director of Manna House; Shelby Addy; and Shelbie Box (courtesy photo).

WISD Adult Education Program recognized by state organization

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford ISD Adult Education Program received the Outstanding Community Education Event Award at the recent Texas Community Education Association state convention held in Kerrville.

The award signifies outstanding efforts at collaboration between local entities to enhance the learning of individuals in their community. In association with the Parker County AgriLife Extension Service, students in the adult education program attended workshops, including a 6 hour workshop entitled “Tools to Becoming a Successful Parent.”

Girls golf team takes 11th in Regional Tournament

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

WHS Girls Golf: Congratulations to Weatherford High School's varsity boys golf team for placing 11th overall at the recent Regional Golf Tournament in Lubbock (courtesy photo).WHS Girls Golf: Congratulations to Weatherford High School's varsity boys golf team for placing 11th overall at the recent Regional Golf Tournament in Lubbock (courtesy photo).

WISD Reminder: TAKS testing next week

April 20, 2011 by Anonymous

Tuesday, April 26
Mathematics - Grades 3, 4, 6, 7, and 10

Wednesday, April 27
Reading - Grades 3, 4, 6, and 7
Mathematics - Grade 11

Thursday, April 28
Science - Grades 5, 8, 10, and 11
Mathematics - Grade 9

Friday, April 29
Social Studies - Grades 8, 10, and 11

Education Foundation Announces Weatherford ISD Campus Teachers of the Year

April 20, 2011 by Anonymous

By CHARLOTTE LaGRONE
WISD Director of Community Relations/Education Foundation

The Weatherford ISD Education Foundation recognizes excellence in teaching through our Campus and District Teacher of the Year program. Annually, each campus selects a teacher of the year. These teachers are then honored at the annual Teacher of the Year luncheon where the WISD Elementary and Secondary teachers of the year are announced. Those teachers advance to a regional competition.

Weatherford FFA students successful at Area 5 Contest

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford FFA students traveled to Texas A&M Commerce on Thursday to compete in the Area 5 Judging Contests. In the state of Texas, most schools have an Agriculture Department and are heavenly involved in the student contests sponsored by the state FFA student organization. Most competitions have individual contests and team contests. Weatherford FFA students were successful again as 2 teams will advance to the state contest in: Dairy Foods, and Poultry. The students who competed in each contest and their results are to be congratulated for their accomplishments and we wish them success in the state contest.

Weatherford ISD Receives 2011 Texas Award for Performance Excellence

April 18, 2011 by Anonymous

By DERIK MOORE
Weatherford ISD Director of Communications

Weatherford ISD has just received notification that it has been selected as a 2011 recipient for the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) presented by the Quality Texas Foundation.
The Texas Award for Performance for Excellence is an annual recognition of Texas organizations that excel in performance and organizational improvement principles and is the state’s equivalent to the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It also is the highest level recognized by the Quality Texas Foundation.

Weatherford ISD Volunteers Are World Class

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford ISD appreciates its volunteers! In partnership with all of the school campuses, volunteers provide valuable services to the District which ultimately contributes to success. Last year, over 2,300 volunteers donated more than 55,500 hours to WISD campuses.

In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Weatherford ISD extends a personal invitation for others to become a part of the Weatherford ISD Volunteer Program. There are several opportunities for volunteering at WISD campuses including:

• Campus workrooms

• Libraries

• Mentors/Tutors

• Room moms/dads

• Watch Dog Dads program

• PTAs, Booster Clubs

• Field trips

• Campus or District Improvement Teams

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

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