WISD campuses see rise in enrollment numbers

Reporter: Ellie Mahan September 22, 2022 The Whitney ISD Board of Trustees held a regular meeting Monday, September 12, to hear administrator reports, approve property bids and review other monthly business. According to Superintendent John McCullough, the district’s enrollment is at 1,509, which is the highest it has been in about five years. The enrollment … Continue reading WISD campuses see rise in enrollment numbers

ISDs receive 2022 TEA accountability ratings

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 25, 2022 The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released 2022 A–F accountability ratings for districts and campuses last week, the first to be issued since 2019 due to two years of COVID-related pauses. Whitney Independent School District (ISD) received a C rating overall, with each campus receiving a C except the high … Continue reading ISDs receive 2022 TEA accountability ratings

WISD discusses COVID-19 protocol, benchmark data

Reporter: Ellie Mahan January 19, 2022 The Whitney ISD Board of Trustees met Monday, January 10, in a regular session to discuss COVID-19 quarantine protocols, review benchmark data and hear administrator reports. In honor of school board appreciation month, for the January meeting, the board room was decorated with handmade posters for the board members, … Continue reading WISD discusses COVID-19 protocol, benchmark data

New TEA guidance released for upcoming school year

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 11, 2021 The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released new guidance for schools Thursday, August 5, as the state's schoolchildren prepare to return to classes amid an increase in COVID-19 cases. Schools will not have to notify parents about COVID-19 cases on campus this year, but they will have to report cases … Continue reading New TEA guidance released for upcoming school year