Whitehouse Independent School District

News and Announcements

School Board Meeting Summary 1-19-2016

Whitehouse Independent School Board recognized Cain Elementary for its recent National Blue Ribbon Schools nomination. Only 26 campuses out of over 8,000 state-wide earn the nomination given by the Texas Education Agency.
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Cain Elementary Earns Prestigious Award

Whitehouse Independent School District’s Gus Winston Cain Elementary has been nominated by the Texas Education Agency for national 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition.

Only twenty-six Texas schools were nominated by TEA for this prestigious award. Cain Elementary was selected as exemplary high performing school as measured on the 2015 state assessments.
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Kindergarten GT Nominations

Whitehouse ISD is accepting nominations for assessment of giftedness in kindergarten students who show high academic potential. Anyone can nominate a student for assessment, including parents, other relatives, guardians, and school personnel. Nomination forms can be requested from your child’s classroom teacher or counselor. Additional testing will be needed to determine the child’s educational needs. Parents must provide permission to administer ability and achievement tests and must also complete a questionnaire. All forms are due to the school counselor by Friday, January 22, 2015.
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WISD Announces Interim Principal

Mr. Daniel DuPree, Superintendent of Schools, Whitehouse ISD is proud to announce the appointment of Ms. Suzanne Rice as Interim Principal for H. L. Higgins Elementary School.

She will begin serving in this position January 4, 2016. Ms. Rice has 11 years experience in education with 7 of the years being in Whitehouse ISD.
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WJHS Helps Provide Gifts for Toys for Tots

The Whitehouse Junior High School National Junior Honor Society took great strides to provide Christmas gifts for children of Smith County.

As part of their community service and charity projects, NJHS members participated in a Toys-for-Tots walk-a-thon to raise money. NJHS members received pledges based on the number of miles they walked over five afternoons.

Organization members raised approximately $5,000.
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