Weatherford Independent School District

Healthy Kids Free Summer Lunch Program | Monday - Friday from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | June 3.- July 29

News and Announcements

WISD Maintenance Department Employee of the Year

Weatherford ISD is honored to continue our tradition of recognizing valuable members of our Roo family whose work supports our campuses and departments with our annual Staff Recognition Awards. The individuals selected perform their duties in an outstanding manner and make positive contributions to their campus or department.

The Maintenance Employee of the Year has been employed with district for 19 years. He started his career at WISD as a night custodian but his willingness to get the job done was quickly noticed and he was soon promoted. He then became interested in furthering his education in the plumbing trade…earned his apprentice plumber’s license…and is currently taking evening classes at Weatherford College. You may have seen him repairing outdoor sprinkler systems on our campuses, repairing roof leaks, or addressing dripping sinks. He is an essential part of the Maintenance Department and willing to go above and beyond what is asked of him.

Please join us in congratulating Eloy Ramirez…the 2019 Maintenance Department Employee of the Year.
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Lady Roos Softball Coach Named

Jeff Lemons has been named the Lady Roos softball coach for Weatherford High School. A 1983 graduate of Weatherford High School, Jeff was an assistant coach for the Lady Roos softball state finalist team in 1999 and the WHS state championship team in 2000.

Coach Lemons served as the head softball coach at Euless Trinity from 2001-2009 and at Aledo High School where his team was the 4A state champion in 2014 and 2015. In 2013, he was name the Texas Girls Coaches Association All Star Coach. He was also named the Texas Association of Sportswriters Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2015.

Coach Lemons received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University. He and his wife Carolyn (Austin Elementary librarian) have two children, Justin and Morgan.
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Crockett Elementary Principal Named

The Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Marilisa Moore as Principal for Crockett Elementary School at the June 17, 2019 Special Meeting.

Mrs. Moore began her career in Weatherford ISD in 2012 and has worked in various positions in the district, most recently serving as Assistant Principal at Wright Elementary.

She holds a Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of North Texas and a Master's of Educational Administration from Lamar University.

Please join us in congratulating Marilisa on her new position!
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Summer Reading! #RoosRead

Check out our WISD Summer Reading website located at http://wisdsummerreading.weebly.com/ for reading lists, online challenges, family field trip opportunities, fun BINGO activities, and more! #RoosRead
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Accessing Your Child's STAAR Results

All 2019 EOC, STAAR & TELPAS results will be available beginning June 12, 2019.
Visit the Texas Education Agency's Online Student Portal to access your child's STAAR scores. For directions, please click on the headline.
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WISD Healthy Kids Free Summer Lunch Program

Weatherford ISD's Healthy Kids summer lunch program kicks off on Monday, June 3, 2019. The program offers free lunches to all area children who are 18 years old and younger.  Healthy Kids will run Monday - Friday thru July 29, 2019.

Weatherford ISD began this summer lunch program in 2013 and has served over 53,000 meals over a five-year period. 
  
Meals include hot baked entrees such as popcorn chicken, chicken nuggets, and sandwiches - along with fresh fruits and vegetables. Funded through a Texas Department of Agriculture program, the meals are prepared and served by Weatherford ISD’s Child Nutrition department and meet all federal and state nutrition guidelines.  
 
To eat, children should visit one of the following locations, Monday - Friday from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm:  
 
Cherry Park - 302 W. Lee Avenue
Ikard Elementary - 100 Ikard Lane
Love Street Park - 309 Love Street
Marshall Park - 115 E. Fifth Street
Weatherford Public Library - 1014 Charles Street 

For more information, please contact the Weatherford ISD Child Nutrition department at 817-598-2991.

This institution is an equal opportunity employer.
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Kids Unite Summer Camp!

Weatherford ISD's Kids Unite offers an all-day summer camp program for students ages 5-14 years old. (Child must be 5 prior to attending). The weekly camps are available from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Campers get breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack, daily swim, a camp t-shirt, and a weekly field trip all for one low price. There is a one time enrollment fee per family for the summer to cover supplies.

KU Camp Staff is American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certified, screened through WISD criminal history checks, and selected for their maturity, patience, experience, and ability to work with children.

For more information visit https://bit.ly/2J7yqeM .
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Board of Trustees Approves WHS Principal

The Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Brannon Kidd as principal for Weatherford High School at their Regular Meeting held on May 13, 2019.

Mr. Kidd holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University and a Master's in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.

He began his career in education in Wichita Falls in 1997. Since that time, he has held various coaching, teaching, and administrative positions. He currently serves as Assistant Principal at Springtown High School.

“I am very pleased and excited that Brannon Kidd has been named principal of Weatherford High School,” said Weatherford ISD superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Hanks. “Mr. Kidd brings a wealth of administrative experience in both large and small schools that will complement the strengths of the high school campus. Throughout his career he has focused on building relationships with students, staff, and community. He is committed to enhancing the high school learning environment to ensure all students learn to their maximum potential.”

Mr. Kidd said, “First and foremost, I look forward to meeting and working with the students and staff of Weatherford High School. I’m also excited to be a part of the Weatherford community that has such a great reputation for supporting our school.”

Please join us in welcoming Brannon Kidd to Kangaroo Nation!
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