Education

  Maverick the Mustang’s 13th birthday

Today is Midwestern State University’s own Maverick the Mustang’s 13th birthday.

  National 4-H Week ends with One Day 4-H

  Dexter Learning is impacting our community one project at a time

  WFISD updated tax rate passes unanimously

  WFISD: Board meeting ends without budget

  Suspect in custody over threat to Nocona High School

  Café con Leche Community Café at MSU

Continued Coverage

Tonight’s University Jazz Ensemble concert at Sikes Lake canceled

  YMCA Bill Bartley Family Branch unveils Playground Imagination™

  Lamar playground due for an upgrade

  New Children’s Exhibit at Museum of North Texas History

Tech for Teens kickoff meeting

Altus Public Schools now offering virtual classroom option

  MSU Texas clear bag policy takes effect for first home game

Fans will still be permitted to carry in approved items without a bag, such as binoculars, cameras and smart phones.

Café Con Leche Community Café tonight

Café Con Leche will be hosting a Community Café tonight, September 9, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Vernon College’s Century City Center Campus in room 606.

  Threat made on anonymous app to local ISD

This post was made anonymously and did not include any information that would identify the person who posted it.

Labor Day cookout at MSU

The annual Labor Day cookout at Midwestern State University is tonight from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 3410 Taft Blvd., held by the MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center.

Henrietta Jr. High principal receives TASSP recognition

  MSU holds open house for MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center

Actor McConaughey named professor at University of Texas

  Burkburnett administrator a finalist for Superintendent of the Year Award

  Arrest made over threat to WFHS Wednesday

Black student ‘shamed’ when school officials colored hair

  MSU welcomes Fall student residents

Volunteer students were on hand as Midwestern State University welcomed its Fall student residents during Mustangs Move-In Day on Saturday, Aug. 17.

  Parachuter kicks off first day of school

The students at Wichita Christian School got a real treat when they had a surprise visit from a special guest on Thursday, Aug. 15.

  Hirschi students receive warm welcome

Wichita Falls community members lined up in front of Hirschi High School to let the students know they're welcomed back.

  WFISD heads back to school today

The 2019-2020 school year is officially underway for WFISD students.

  WFPD reminds drivers about school bus and school zone safety

Officers will be patrolling school zones tomorrow to keep kids safe and they say there will be zero tolerance for any law violations.

Welding operations can spark wildfires

Texas A&M Forest Service reminds everyone to be aware of the increased wildfire potential while using welding equipment and encourages preventative measures and maintenance to avoid accidental ignition.

TxDot: Back to school tips for drivers and students

As millions of Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in and around school buses.

MSU approves renaming of the soon to open simulation center

The sponsorship, approved in May, will provide realistic ways to perform and record scenarios in Centennial Hall.

  Hometown Pride Tour: Vernon College

Today on our Hometown Pride Tour we’re taking a closer look at Vernon College and the role they’ve played for almost fifty years in the community.

  Foreign exchange students arrive in Wichita Falls

Foreign exchange students arrived at the Wichita Falls Airport this afternoon ahead of the new school year.

  Project Back to School Roundup

Project Back to School provides free school supply kits, backpacks, and uniform shirts for economically disadvantaged children in Wichita Falls and City View.

  Denver Alternative Learning Center has moved

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more about the change of locations.

  CEC students built entire home, open house tonight

The biggest project the CEC has tackled so far. The home will go to auction next week, good luck to the highest bidders.

  WFISD Fan Fest this Wednesday

Fan Fest will be held on Wednesday, August 7, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.

  Local radio station’s school supply drive successful

KMOC’s July school supply drive was successful in their attempt to provide school supplies for 200 Headstart and Pre-K children.

Gulp! Arkansas photographer snaps images of snake eating bug

An amateur photographer has snapped some startling gone-in-a-gulp images of a venomous snake devouring an unlucky bug

Many Texoma school districts have released school supply lists

With tax free weekend coming up the weekend of August 9, we’re going to keep an updating list of districts who have publicly released their school supply lists.

  Texas district imposes drug testing for extracurricular play

Students in grades seven through 12 must pass the drug test before they’re approved for extracurricular events.

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment

The report says Deane admitted to allegations of drinking alcohol and driving on school-sponsored trips.

Duncan teacher named finalist for Okla. ‘Teacher of the Year’

Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister made the announcement at Southmoore High School during the final stop of the EngageOK on the Road summer conference series.

  MSU students win honor for documentary

MSU Texas students win best special broadcast in the national Collegiate Broadcasters Inc. competition for "Mr. Midwestern".

Cameron University establishes endowment in honor of alumnus and former NFL player

Cameron University has announced the establishment of an endowed scholarship and lectureship focused on Athletics in the name of a Cameron alumnus and NFL player.

  WFISD tax ratification election passes

Results of Saturday's election

  WFISD tax rate election faces opposition

The proposed tax rate changes would lower taxes for citizens, but the opposition says the danger is in what could happen in the future.

  Holliday ISD wins UIL Academic Competition

“Holliday I.S.D. prides itself in supporting University Interscholastic League (U.I.L.) academic competitions.”

  Wichita Falls Teen competes in 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee

McNiel Middle School student Helen Li is in Washington D.C. to compete in The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee. She is one of 562 from across the nation who are showing off their spelling skills with hopes of becoming the national champion speller.

House Bill 3 brings more money to school districts

House Bill 3 brings more money to school districts across the state.

  Graham ISD considers changes to dress code

School officials say they are looking into changes to the dress code involving hair colors.

  MSU commencement ceremony to celebrate 760 graduates

The ceremony is set to begin at 10 a.m.

  MSU Regents approve naming of new health sciences facility

The MSU Board of Regents has announced the name of the new health sciences facility.

  McNiel Middle Schooler wins regional civics competition

Congratulations to Caleb Hudson, a McNiel Middle School 8th grader, the Region 9 winner of the 2019 Bee in a Box competition.

  30th Anniversary PIE Recognition Dinner

The 30th Anniversary appreciation dinner was held Tuesday night to honor and thank the more than 300 volunteers who contribute time, money and resources to students and teachers in the WFISD every day.

West Foundation students present The Kitchen with check

The students sold scented pencils to raise money for The Kitchen.

  WFISD students help build custom motorcycle

The custom bike was put on display on Saturday morning.

  Elementary students present research projects at MSU

All the kids showed off their hard work to MSU students.

WFISD to host teacher job fair this Saturday

If you or someone you know is interested in a teaching job with WFISD, the district is hosting a job fair this weekend.

  WFISD hosts college and career fair at CEC

The students got the opportunity to learn about available opportunities and do a little bit of networking.

  MSU media students win 30 TIPA awards

MSU media students went home with several awards.

  WFISD hosts 13th Senior Send-off

The event gave about 750 seniors from around the district the chance to learn about life after high school.

  Petrolia CISD posts new sign warning of armed teachers

A photo of the sign was posted on Facebook on Monday afternoon.

MSU alumnus, CEO announced as commencement speaker

Tarkan Maner graduated from MSU in 1993.

  MSU students teach kids about chemistry

MSU students, part of the local chapter of The American Chemical Society led the students in some fun activities including making chemical artwork, making a bouncy ball and demonstrating how flammable fumes ignite.

Vernon College Cosmetology program hosts hair show

Money raised will go towards scholarships for future students.

  Teachers get big award from Red River Chevy Dealers

An Altus teacher has got a big check from the Red River Chevy Dealers.

City View ISD to host open house

The public is invited to take a look at the facilities that City View ISD is hoping to improve.

  WFISD students get to choose new lunch menu items

“Roost” claimed 70 percent of the high school students’ votes.

  Two WFISD administrators win state educator awards

Two WFISD Administrators have won prestigious awards.

  Burkburnett ISD: Increased police presence will continue

School officials say security will be increased through the remainder of the school year.

  City View ISD hosts bond open house

City View ISD to hold $10 million bond election in May.

MSU investigates report of racists remarks in campus housing

An investigation into the allegations is underway.

  Final facility community open forum for WFISD held Thursday evening

The last chance to voice your thoughts on what WFISD should do about its facilities is tonight (Thursday.)

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

  Good News: Fain Elementary Art Expo

"The Arts" are everywhere, and 5th grade students at Fain Elementary proved that at their Art Expo Tuesday night.

  Wichita Falls Public Library seals time capsule

Your grandchildren or even great-grandchildren might be able to see the time capsule opened.

  Oncor celebrates 100 Super Safe Kids shows

Students learned how to be safe around electricity.

2019 WFISD Teacher of the Year Nominees

2019 WFISD Teacher of the Year Nominees

  WFISD hosts community forums to discuss long-term facility plans

The district wants input from the public as they analyze district facilities and come up with a long-range facility plan.

  Time running out to pay for library fines with canned goods

There are only a few days to have your fines forgiven in the exchange for canned or dry goods.