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Weatherford Softball Team Continues District 4-5A Domination Tour

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford's Lady Roos' varsity softball team remains undefeated in district play after defeating Arlington High, 5-0, on Friday in Arlington. The Lady Colts are ranked No. 2 in District 4-5A competition.

Senior pitcher Jordan Wallace had another excellent game striking out 15 Arlington batters. She also went 4-for-4 from the plate including a double and a home run. Alicia Rich also had a double in the game -- contributing to the Lady Roos' 11 hits.

Lady Roos, who are now 17-9 overall and 10-0 in district play, will face Paschal on Tuesday. The varsity game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the junior varsity matchup at 7:30 p.m.

Facebook Users Can "Like" WISD Social Media Pages

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford ISD’s athletics department has joined the popular social media giant Facebook in an attempt to provide scores, updates, college signings and other important information to athletes, students, parents, partners, and community members.

Please visit Weatherford Athletics page in Facebook and “Like” it in order to have all the latest news sent to your personal Facebook wall. Additionally, please check out other Weatherford ISD Facebook pages and “Like” them too.

Direct links to Weatherford ISD Facebook accounts:
Weatherford ISD
Weatherford Athletics
Weatherford ISD Education Foundation
Weatherford ISD Ex-Student Association
Weatherford ISD Instructional Technology

'My School Is Cool' Hulen Mall Fund Raiser

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

WHS Junior Class to compete in the Hulen Mall "My School's Cool" competition!
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Every point counts, so please turn in all of your Hulen Mall store receipts to help Weatherford WIN UP TO $5,000 THIS SEMESTER! For your receipt to count it must pass two tests.
1) Be dated between January 14 and May 3, 2011
2) Be from any store at Hulen Mall.
You can turn in your receipts to the lockers at the Hulen Mall food court, or send your receipts to Rachel Griffin or Nikki Comstock at WHS. If you need to keep your receipt, please make a copy and we can fill out a points pass for you.

Lady Roo JV Softball Supports Challenger Baseball Division

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Lady Roos: Lady Roos pictured (from left) are Raeven Zamarron, Courtney Cleveland, Tawny Tyrrell, Taylor Durham, Natalie Acres, Tawyne Bramlett, Brittnee Klug, Cheyenne Bone, Emma Decker, Bethany Morgan, Darrian Ross, Lauren Leach, with coaches Jessica Tidwell and Ashley Hill (courtesy photo).Lady Roos: Lady Roos pictured (from left) are Raeven Zamarron, Courtney Cleveland, Tawny Tyrrell, Taylor Durham, Natalie Acres, Tawyne Bramlett, Brittnee Klug, Cheyenne Bone, Emma Decker, Bethany Morgan, Darrian Ross, Lauren Leach, with coaches Jessica Tidwell and Ashley Hill (courtesy photo).
The Lady Roo junior varsity softball team supported the Challenger Baseball Division during Saturday's Weatherford Little League Opening Day ceremonies.

Each division provided a pitcher and catcher to throw out the first ball of the season. Luke Fulton threw the first pitch and Jaicy Hall caught it.

Kindergarten Registration Information

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Registration for Kindergarten for the 2011-2012 school year will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and also from 6:00–7:30 p.m. Parents/Guardians need to bring the child's birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residency in the WISD with them in order to register their child in kindergarten.

Kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1, 2011. The parents/guardians of the student must be residents of WeatherfordIndependent School District.

DOWNLOAD THE KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP FLYERS ON THE WISD WEBSITE (http://www.weatherfordisd.com).

Weatherford ISD April 22 Date Will Have an Early Dismissal

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford ISD was closed five times this school year due to inclement weather. However, only two "bad weather days" were designated on the calendar (April 22 and May 27).

The District is in the process of submitting a waiver to the state for the remaining three inclement weather days, but no information regarding the status of the waiver is available at this time.

Please note that elementary students will dismiss at 1:50 p.m. on April 22, and secondary students will dismiss at 2 p.m. Also, the May 27 makeup date will have an early dismissal for students, but more information will be provided at a later date.

'Everyday Hero' Recipients Honored at March 10 Board Meeting

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

"Everyday Hero": Pictured (from left) are Sheila Carter, Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor, Dr. Nita Ellis, Bobbie Thompson, Christi Burton, Maxine Hill, and Grant Priess (photo by DERIK MOORE)."Everyday Hero": Pictured (from left) are Sheila Carter, Todd Raymond, Allen Taylor, Dr. Nita Ellis, Bobbie Thompson, Christi Burton, Maxine Hill, and Grant Priess (photo by DERIK MOORE).Weatherford ISD Board members were pleased to honor both staff members and Durham School Services Employees the "Everyday Hero Award" for their hard work and quick thinking skills during a minor accident involving an SUV and a school bus in February.

WISD Kindergarten Registration April 14

March 29, 2011 by Anonymous

WISD ANNOUNCES KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Thursday, April 14, 2011
9:00-11:00 a.m. or 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Registration for Kindergarten for the 2011-2012 school year will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and also from 6:00–7:30 p.m. Parents/Guardians need to bring the child's birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residency in the WISD with them in order to register their child in kindergarten.

Kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1, 2011. The parents/guardians of the student must be residents of WeatherfordIndependent School District.

Students will register at their home attendance zone campus:

WISD Automotive Technology Right on Track

March 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford ISD's Career & Technical Education Department is proud to announce that our Automotive Training Program continues to meet the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.

We were contacted March 10 regarding our Midpoint Compliance Review. NATEF sets high standards insuring a quality education for students and the best training for future careers in the automotive Industry. Through the hard work of the WISD Automotive Technology Teacher, Stephen Trainer, who is a Master Mechanic himself, the program continues to grow and expand.

Weatherford FFA continues up the Ladder of Success

March 14, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford FFA student organization traveled to Jacksboro for multiple Career Development Events (CDE) judging contests on March 3. The contests were highly attended from surrounding schools.

As many as 130 students competed in some of the contests. Weatherford FFA students brought home many awards.

In team competitions, all Weatherford teams placed in the top 10 with one exception. There were 13 students who placed in the top 10 for high individual scores. The results are as follows:

Range Contest - 3rd place team. High Individuals; Austin Ingram 13th, Ali Cantrell 14th, Lawson Preiss 17th, Koby Wulfjen 20th out of 69 students.

Livestock Contest - 10th place team. High Individual; Aidan Pool 18th out of 130 students.

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