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WISD monitoring social media threats

1 April 2019

Whitehouse ISD is aware of social media threats recently made listing many school districts in East Texas and is actively monitoring those posts.

WISD believes everyone has the right to safe and caring environment and appreciates the additional law enforcement presence on our campuses this morning.

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have deemed the threats to be noncredible.

Students, parents, and community members are encouraged to remain diligent and immediately report anything believed to be suspicious to law enforcement.

Above all, students first!

Open House for Education Support Center

Whitehouse ISD Administrators will be moving to a new location as part of the 2016 Bond Construction plan.

The former Brown Elementary School has been renovated and will now host the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents, Curriculum and Instruction Department, Business Department, Human Resources Department, Special Education Department, and several other district-wide employees.

The new building will be open for business beginning Monday, April 1, 2019.

On Monday, April 8th, there will be a public Open House from 5-6pm for community members to walk the new building. Following the building tours, the WISD Board of Trustees will host their monthly board meeting in the new board room, also housed at the Education Support Center.

The public is invited to stay for the board meeting as district business is conducted, but also to join in recognizing former board members, administrators, and WISD superintendents.

Ladycats Powerliftng team wins Region 3 Powerlifting Meet!

Congratulations to our Ladycats Powerlifting team for winning the Region 3 Powerlifting meet in Pine Tree!

Reese Roberts took 1st place and tied the regional record bench press of 150 lbs!

Ashlee Taylor, Kelly Casel, and Destiny McPherson finished 2nd.

Hien Tran, Trinity Hudgins, Madai Mendoza got 3rd.

Kayla Anderson finished 5th.
Kathrine Deck, Abrie Johnson, Kira Jimmerson, and Praise Thomas all did a great job and set multiple PR's.

Our Ladycats set numerous PR's and did whatever it took to win!

Reese, Ashlee, Kelly, Destiny, and Madai all qualified for the State Meet in Waco March 15-16.

Great job Ladycats!
GOOD LUCK AT STATE!

Whitehouse First Ladies take 1st place at competition

Congratulations Whitehouse First Ladies!

The First Ladies Drill Team competed this past weekend at the Galveston Island Festival with American Dance/Drill Team. The First Ladies were the 1st Place, top scoring, Best of the Best Team of the competition (out of 51 teams). They were also voted by their peers as the “Most Outstanding Team.” The First Ladies also won "Academic Champions" for their division and the "Giving Back" award for their efforts in the 'Adopt a Highway' program in Whitehouse.

The Officers were awarded 2nd Place, top scoring, Best of the Best Officers overall and were awarded numerous judges awards and Best in Class Officers.

Please click the article to see a list of awards.

WISD campuses closed for Spring Break March 11th-15th

Parents: This is a reminder that all WISD campuses will be closed Monday, March 11th - Friday, March 15th for Spring Break.

Teachers will return to campus Monday, March 18th for Staff Development.
Students will return to school Tuesday, March 19th.

All clear at Stanton-Smith Elementary

The City of Whitehouse Fire Department responded to a call to Stanton-Smith Elementary - Whitehouse ISD this morning. Maintenance replaced a heat exchanger and when it turned on it burned off residual material. There was no fire.

Firefighters used thermal imaging to double check the unit. Everything is safe and students will be back in the building momentarily.

Thank you firefighters for responding and helping to keep our students safe!

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Upcoming Events

1st Grade Dress Rehersal
Date: 4/26/2019, 2 PM 2:30 PM
Location: Stanton-Smith cafeteria
1st Grade Play
Date: 4/30/2019, 6 PM 7 PM
5K and Fun Run /Silent Auction
Date: 5/3/2019, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: The Run will start and end at Wildcat Stadium. There will also be a Silent Auction
1st Grade - Caldwell Zoo
Date: 5/8/2019, 9 AM 1:30 PM
Last Day for LRC
Date: 5/10/2019