NEW TRANSPORTATION WEBSITE
The Transportation Department has created a new website. It can be found by going to the links on the left of the District Homepage under Main Menu to Departments and then click on Transportation. You will find the website link at the top of the page labeled WISD Transportation Website. You can also click here to be directed to the new web page.
GT NOMINATIONS FOR GRADES 1-5
Whitehouse ISD is accepting nominations for assessment of giftedness in students 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 4.
HOLLOWAY'S FIRST ANNUAL SOUPER BOWL!
Holloway's National Elementary Honor Society students sponsored "Souper Bowl I " to benefit PATH. A total of 1,077 cans of soup were collected during February. Mrs. Moore's advisory class was undefeated after four weeks of play and became our first Souper Bowl Champions! Mrs. Crouch took second place with Mrs. Jones and Mr. Ballard taking third and fourth. Thanks to all who participated.
The students pictured are from Mrs. Moore's advisory class.
CAIN STUDENT AWARDED DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Eva Malevanskaya, a fifth grader at Cain Elementary, has been awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution medal for her achievement in the DAR sponsored history essay contest. This contest was open to all students in Smith County in 5th through 8th grades. Eva had to write about what it would have been like to live during the American Revolution as a child. Essays were judged on historical accuracy, adherence to topic, organization of materials, originality, spelling, punctuation, and neatness.
Along with her medal, Eva was also awarded a $50 check and was recognized along with her parents, teacher, and principal during a TEA held at Willowbrook Country Club on February 18. Cain Elementary is so proud of her!
FIRST LADIES WIN BEST IN CLASS
The First Ladies traveled to Duncanville High School for the DFW Championship with American Dance/Drill Team Saturday, March 1st. They represented Whitehouse VERY well bringing home a total of 24 awards including Best in Class Officers, Best in Class Team, Academic Champions, and 3rd place Best of the Best out of 37 teams in attendance. A full list of awards is seen below: