DISTRICT-WIDE IN SERVICE 2014
Whitehouse Independent School District held its district-wide assembly on August 22, welcoming both new and familiar faces, as faculty and staff members prepared for the start of school.
Each year, the assembly gathers all district employees together to recognize administrators and staff, honor years of service, recognize Employees of the Year recipients, and set the tone for teachers and staff as they prepare for the new school year. Listed below are those who received awards.
WISD SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SUMMARY
Whitehouse Independent School Board members approved a tax rate of $1.193 during Monday’s school board meeting. This rate remains the same as the previous year.
WISD SCHOOL BOARD SHOWS SUPPORT FOR WISD FOUNDATION
Whitehouse, Texas- Whitehouse Independent School District Board members approved the execution of a memorandum of understanding with the Whitehouse ISD Education Foundation during Monday’s regular school board meeting. The MOU sets general parameters on the relationship between the District and the newly-organized Education Foundation, solidifies the Board’s support of the Foundation, and reaffirms the unified commitment of the District, School Board, and the Foundation for enhancing educational opportunities for WISD students.
Nathaniel Moran, WISD Education Foundation President and Vince Primo, WISD School Board President, sign the MOU entered during Monday's regular school board meeting.
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.
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.