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TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY DESIGNATES BROWN AND HIGGINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AS “PREKINDERGARTEN CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE”
The designation was awarded based on data submitted by districts throughout the state. The data is designed to measure and recognize the impact of local PreK programs on achieving kindergarten readiness.
WHITEHOUSE ISD TEACHERS OF THE YEAR
Whitehouse Independent School District announces its Teachers of the Year for the 2013-14 school year.
BROWN ELEMENTARY NEHS INDUCTION CEREMONY
On October 11, 2012, the NEHS at Brown Elementary inducted 18 new students into the Society. The induction ceremony included a guest speaker, Ms. Whitney Senn, a candle lighting ceremony, and a reception that followed. We have 12 returning members; Alicia Mullen, Brianna Brown, Bredyn Hernandez, Cooper Clemons, Kaya Authur, Hannah Lewis, Tom Lewis, Landon Barber, Kadin Leveille, Mary Grace Pyle, Kareena Jethva, and Eliza Carnes. Our new Fifth Grade inductees include: Ali Whitaker, Cheyenne Gray, Colten Wright, and Nakhal Zafar. Our new fourth grade inductees include: Ally Liehgeber, Ashley Smith, Autumn Gandy, Elle Rinwalt, Jason Ackerly, Michelle Ackerly, Mallory Cooper, Sy Ybarra, Sam Turner, Dan Whitaker, Naeem Asad, Damian Hoffart, Karina Shin, and Diego Declet Diaz . It was a wonderful night full of memories. I would like to thank Mrs. Ray, Ms. Workman, Mrs. Moore, and Mrs. Pendergrass for all your help in making this night one to remember.
New Immunization Requirements
Parent Notice - The Texas Department of State Health Services recently adopted new immunization requirements for students entering kindergarten and 7th grade for the 2009 - 2010 school year.
WHITEHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL RECEIVES COLLEGE READINESS RECOGNITION
Whitehouse High School has received the “2012 College Readiness Award” from the Texas ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness. The Texas ACT Council is comprised of secondary and postsecondary educators who advise ACT, Inc. on the utilization of ACT programs and services in Texas schools and colleges. ACT, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization that provides assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development and the publisher of the ACT Assessment. The ACT Assessment is the college admissions test that is used and accepted by all colleges nationwide and throughout Texas. In 2012, over 39% of Texas graduating high school seniors took the ACT in Texas while the total number of Texas students taking the ACT has increased over 40% since 2008.
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