Education

  Jefferson Elementary hosts outdoor graduation

  WFISD names Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year

  Region 9 names superintendent of the year

  Zundy Elementary teacher wins Dorothy Moser Huffman Award

  Jefferson Elementary lets students take end of the year pictures

  MSU Texas moving forward with Texas Tech system invitation

Continued Coverage

  MSU Texas’ Moffett Library librarian retiring after 30 years

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Iowa Park CISD, Windthorst ISD, WFISD

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Archer City ISD

  Electra ISD announces 2020 graduation plans

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Electra ISD

  WFISD updates 2020 graduation plan

Iowa Park HS updates graduation plans

Iowa Park High School has moved their graduation ceremony to June 5.

City View ISD changes graduation date to June 6

City View ISD officials have changed the date of their graduation ceremony to June 6.

  Burkburnett ISD announces plans for graduation

Burkburnett ISD officials have announced their graduation ceremony will take place June 5.

  Archer City ISD moves graduation to Wildcat Football Stadium

Superintendents from Graham and Archer City ISDs each put together a plan for how to safely hold an in-person graduation ceremony and presented it before their county officials.

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Vernon ISD

  Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: WFISD

  Cafe con Leche builds off of virtual community cafe success

  MSU Texas cancels August 1 commencement ceremony, planning virtual celebration for May

  MSU Texas planning to have in-person classes for fall semester

Holliday ISD improvements making progress

  MSU Texas Board of Regents to consider Texas Tech invitation next meeting

Midwestern State University President Dr. Suzanne Shipley said the university is still considering joining the Texas Tech system.

  Archer City HS named 2020 Best High School

Archer City High School was named a 2020 Best High School, and the number one school in the Wichita Falls Metro Area.

  MSU Texas to continue remote learning through Summer II term

MSU Texas officials have announced they will continue remote learning through the Summer II term.

Abbott’s retail-to-go order goes into effect today

During the news conference, he issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening of the of the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. He also closed all Texas schools through the remainder of the school year.

  Nocona ISD planning special graduation ceremony

Nocona ISD has plans for a special graduation ceremony for seniors next month.

  Graham ISD to give out one-time $500 payments to employees

We have some amazing news out of Graham ISD on Thrusday.

  MSU Texas Board of Regents gives additional authority to President Shipley

We have the latest from MSU Texas on Wednesday after their virtual Board of Regents meeting.

Holliday ISD Superintendent announces retirement

Holliday ISD Superintendent Kevin Dyes has announced his retirement.

  WFISD releases survey to get parent feedback

The school district would like to support parents, students and staff as well as they can.

  Texoma schools begin distance learning

Distance learning starts Monday and some schools passed out supplies to help students.

  First day of online learning for WFISD

In her five years of teaching for the Wichita Falls ISD, first day of school after spring break looks a little different for Cheri West.

  Medical students ask governor for permits to help

Students in different medical fields are hoping for restrictions to be lifted on how they can help during the epidemic.

  WFISD officials extend school closure through April 10

Wichita Falls Independent School District officials have extended the school closure through April 10.

  WFISD asking for updated student information

Wichita Falls Independent School District officials are trying to get in touch with some of their students,

MSU Texas to stay online for remainder of Spring semester, first summer term

Classes will be taught remotely and online.

WFISD serving meals through closure

WFISD will serve meals for students while the schools are closed for COVID-19 concerns.

City View ISD offering meals for students during closure

City View ISD will offer breakfast and lunch for students while the schools are closed.

  Booker T Washington Elementary students learn about careers

Students at Booker T Washington learned about potential job opportunities at career day Friday.

  WFISD shows classroom technology growth

More and more classrooms are finding new ways of using technology to teach students.

  MSU Texas celebrates engineering week

Robots, petroleum exploration, and hydraulic arms were highlighted.

  WFISD: CEC students building second entire home

This is the second time the students with the Wichita Falls ISD Career Education Center are building a home entirely on their own.

  Recruitment fair helps Holliday ISD build talent pool

The fair builds a talent pool that principals can pull from throughout the year if openings do arise.

  Esports burgeoning at WFISD

As esports builds interest nationally, Wichita Falls ISD is starting its own teams to compete against others across Texas.

  WFISD’s CEC rescheduled open house on Feb. 18

The principal of the WFISD’s Career Education Center, Synthia Kirby, tweeted about a date change for the CEC’s open house.

  MSU Texas considering an invitation to become a member of the TTU System

If MSU Texas decides to join, they would become the fifth university to join under this university system.

  Midwestern State University adds new degrees, raises incoming student tuition slightly

The Board of Regents approved new tuition increases for incoming students and new degrees in the college of education.

  Wichita Christian open house event on Thursday

Meet the teachers and tour the schools on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WFISD’s CEC rescheduled open house quickly approaching

The principal of the WFISD’s Career Education Center, Synthia Kirby, tweeted recently about a date change for the CEC’s open house.

THURSDAY CLOSURES: keeping everyone safe and off the ice

Here is a list of all the known closures scheduled for Texoma

  WFISD explains school closing procedures

Wichita Falls ISD Superintendent, Michael Kuhrt, joined Ashley Fitzwater to talk about these inclement weather procedures.

  WEDNESDAY CLOSURES: getting ahead of the winter weather

Here is a list of all the known closures scheduled for Texoma

  Robotics gets boost in Texoma

Teams in different leagues are making big steps across the area.

  How WFISD handles possible threats

When a possible threat is made, law enforcement and the school district work together to get as much information as possible.

  MSU students learn about study abroad program

One new addition to this year’s program is a trip to Prague.

  Throckmorton Collegiate ISD to stay closed for Thursday

On Monday, Jan. 20, Throckmorton’s superintendent sent out a message informing parents and teachers that they would be closing on Tuesday and Wednesday

  Milam Elementary hosting spelling bee; winner moves on to district level

Second through Fifth graders at Milam Elementary School will be putting their spelling skills to the test Tuesday evening.

  MSU Texas Cheer places in national cheer championship

Midwestern State University Cheerleading recently competed in the 2020 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading & Dance Team National Championship.

WFISD’s Career Education Center open house rescheduled

The principal of the WFISD’s Career Education Center, Synthia Kirby, tweeted recently about a date change for the CEC’s open house.

  Throckmorton Collegiate ISD to close Tuesday and Wednesday to sanitize schools

On Monday, Jan. 20, Throckmorton’s superintendent sent out a message informing parents and teachers that they would be closing on Tuesday and Wednesday

  Texoma schools that will start late on Friday

We’ve been seeing some wintery-mix precipitation throughout Texoma today. Along with that comes a couple of school districts that are going to be starting late on Friday, Jan. 17.

  WFISD’s Class of 2024 endorsement information seminars

If you have a current eighth grade student in the WFISD, these seminars are important for you and your child to understand completely.

  WFISD student arrested for carrying handgun

The district notified parents with a phone call this morning. WFISD says student and staff safety is their number one priority.

  WFISD: class of 2024 endorsement information seminar

If you have a current eighth grade student in the WFISD, these seminars are important for you and your child to understand completely.

  UPSTART nets WFISD honors for innovative program

WFISD was recognized for UPSTART, a free at-home pre-Kindergarten readiness program.

  WF Health District holding health education classes

There are two classes going on at the start of 2020; the first is the Healthy Living Class, that they do often, and the second is a diabetes education class called D.E.E.P.

  MSU Texas receives a second grant for Wilson School of Nursing

Just in time for Christmas, they have been awarded another Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grant for $2.7 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

  WFISD teachers recieve IDEA grants

The grants go toward projects the teachers submitted for the WFISD foundation to consider.

  WFISD: Parents as Teachers program receives a national recognition

Receiving a Blue Ribbon Affiliate affirms that WFISD’s Parents as Teachers program is a quality member of the home-visiting field, implementing the evidence-based Parents as Teachers model.

  MSU Texas marketing students demo real life campaigns

On Monday, Dec. 9, marketing students at Midwestern State University had the chance to apply what they’ve learned in college.

  WF Housing Authority’s Scholarship Workshop deadline approaching

The WF Housing Authority is holding their Annual Scholarship Essay Writing Contest.

Local teachers receive combined $14k through Limeades for Learning

SONIC Drive-In, in partnership with non-profit DonorsChoose, hosted it’s annual Limeades for Learning Fall Voting campaign.

  Midwestern State growth helps it and community

The Board of Regents announced this year's freshman class was its second-largest.

  Bellevue students present living history

History came alive today at Bellevue ISD.

  Sikes Lake weir removal talks continue

Officials for the City of Wichita Falls are continuing to work to develop a plan to deal with the Sikes Lake weir.

  Walk honors veterans, active military members

The Walk for Warriors helps raise money for Base Camp Lindsey.

  Vernon College helping special needs students find comfort at the doctor

The partnership started after Vernon ISD asked special education parents what their students need the most help with.

  ‘Hiring Red, White and You’ job fair Thursday

The Texas Workforce Commission will host the 8th Annual Statewide Hiring Red, White and You job fair on November 7.

Mighty Military Kids Readers visit local students

The Sheppard Spouses’ Club (SSC) visited the children at Cunningham to read to them.