Duncan family honored at WHS banquet

Reporter: Ellie Mahan May 26, 2022 Pictured (l to r): Tennis Coach Greg Davis, tennis player Amy Ward, Ann Duncan, tennis player Laney Beam, tennis player Macy McKinney, tennis player Donna Guille, Jim Duncan and Tom Duncan. For their years of dedication to the Whitney tennis team, Jim, Ann and Tom Duncan were presented a … Continue reading Duncan family honored at WHS banquet

WMS holds Special Olympics Send Off

Reporter: Ellie Mahan May 26, 2022 Whitney Middle School students lined the hallway to cheer on special education students as they left for a Special Olympics Track Meet in Blum Friday, May 20. The cheerleaders led a cheer as the students walked through a handmade sign. Other students also made signs to support their favorite … Continue reading WMS holds Special Olympics Send Off

WMS culinary program holds inaugural class

Submitted by Whitney Middle School April 27, 2022 Students prepared kolaches during the school's first culinary class, Saturday, April 9. Tony Dudik, seventh grade Texas History teacher, developed and taught the Texas Historical and Cultural Culinary Course. Seventh grade Texas history teacher Tony Dudik taught the inaugural culinary class at Whitney Middle School Saturday, April … Continue reading WMS culinary program holds inaugural class

Whitney ISD on the mend after spike in COVID cases

Reporter: Ellie Mahan February 23, 2022 The Whitney ISD Board of Trustees met Monday, February 14, in a regular session to discuss the 2020-2021 annual report, hear administrator reports and review other business. It was also announced that the district will use the scheduled bad weather makeup day Monday, May 16, to replace the day … Continue reading Whitney ISD on the mend after spike in COVID cases

Whitney High School band students wrap up intense competitive events

Submitted by Band Director Josh Nowlin January 12, 2022 Last Saturday, the Whitney High School band wrapped up a unique competition where students competed at the state level with literally tens of thousands of other band students across the state. They learned college level music and performed in a blind audition for a panel of … Continue reading Whitney High School band students wrap up intense competitive events

Middle school band students earn spots in honor bands

January 12, 2022 Last month, 25 members of the Whitney Middle School Symphonic Band traveled to Groesbeck to compete against 18 other middle schools in the region for a chance at earning a spot in one of two honor bands. Director Michael Wilson said that Whitney had a strong showing, with 11 students making one … Continue reading Middle school band students earn spots in honor bands

Seventh grade team wins Whitney tournament

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 12, 2022 The Whitney Middle School Seventh Grade “A” basketball team won the Whitney tournament held Saturday, January 8. Pictured are (l to r): front row - Colt Poore, Fisher Watson, Keegan Estill, Jaxon Landrum, Johnny Ayres and Rylan Smith; back row - Sean Warren, Kade McFadden, Jordan McGill and Leo … Continue reading Seventh grade team wins Whitney tournament

Whitney ISD receives clean, unmodified opinion in audit

Reporter: Ellie Mahan The Whitney ISD Board of Trustees met Monday, December 13, in a regular session to hear administrator reports and review the district’s audit report. The board heard a summary of the audit from Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd and Therrell for the 2020-2021 school year. A representative with JRBT thanked everyone who assisted with … Continue reading Whitney ISD receives clean, unmodified opinion in audit

Whitney Middle School students participate in UIL contests

Reporter: Ellie Mahan December 22, 2021 Pictured (l to r) are: front row - Alyssa Ward, Olive Kuykendal, Cimone Green, Taryn Ross, Jada Fulferback row: Abigail Ewing, Olivia Delong, Keira Dingrando, and Allie Griffin. On December 3 and 8, Whitney Middle School students competed in UIL academic contests and placed 7th overall. The results are … Continue reading Whitney Middle School students participate in UIL contests