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2013 COLLEGE BOARD AP SCHOLAR AWARDS
Seventeen students from Whitehouse High School have earned the designation of AP SCHOLAR by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams in the spring of 2013.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses while still in high school, and to receive college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. About 18 percent of the more than 1.8 million high school students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to merit the recognition of an AP Scholar Award.
2014 DISTRICT ACCOUNTABLILTY RATINGS
For the second consecutive year, under the new state accountability standards, Whitehouse Independent School District has received the highest score possible, a “Met Standard,” according to results released last week by the Texas Education Agency.
WISD GT NOMINATIONS
Whitehouse ISD is accepting nominations for assessment of giftedness in students in Grades 1-5 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, April 12, 2013.
COMMUNITY AND STUDENT ENGAGEMENT EVALUATION 2013-2014
Whitehouse Independent School District earned an Exemplary rating on the Community and Student Engagement Evaluation for the 2013-14 school year.
In accordance with House Bill 5, WISD was required to develop and conduct a self-evaluation in nine categories. The categories include: fine arts, wellness and physical education, community and parental involvement, 21st century workforce development programs, second language acquisition programs, digital learning environment, dropout prevention strategies, education programs for gifted and talented students, and compliance with statutory reporting and policy requirements.
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