Beginning Monday, June 5, and ending on Friday, July 28, 2017, the West ISD Administrative, Business, and Campus Front Offices will be open from Monday through Thursday, 7:30 AM-4:30 PM (Fridays off). For the week of July 4, West ISD will be open Wednesday, July 5, and Thursday, July 6, 2017 (7:30 AM-4:30 PM). For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, during a special luncheon and awards ceremony in the West Middle/High School Cafeteria and Auditorium, several West ISD staff members were recognized by their peers for their hard work and dedication to the students and staff of West ISD. Donna Burrow, Grade 1 Teacher, was named the "Elementary Teacher of the Year." Austin Cleere, PASS Teacher and Coach, was named the "Secondary Teacher of the Year." Sharron Burnham, PASS and SPED Aide at West Elementary and West Middle School, received the "Support Staff of the Year" award. Grade 8 Social Studies Teacher and Coach, Steve Harralson received the "Second Mile" Award. Congratulations to these four, special individuals! Go Trojans!
This summer during the month of June, West ISD is set to offer STAAR Preparation Programs for Grades 5 and 8 and the specific high school End-of-Course (EOC) subject exams. Also, English I, English II, and Biology are available for high school credit recovery purposes. Please see the linked flyer for additional information. If you have any questions, please contact your child's campus.
During the April 6, 2017, District of Innovation (DOI) Advisory Committee Meeting, the DOI Advisory Committee approved a proposed West ISD DOI Plan. Per TEC §12A.005 (a)(1), the DOI Plan must be posted to the West ISD website for thirty (30) days for community comment and review. The DOI Plan was posted from Friday, April 7, through Monday, May 8, 2017.
The next steps centered on a Public Hearing and possible approval of the DOI Plan by the West ISD Board of Trustees. On May 10, 2017, during the Regular Board Meeting, David Truitt, Superintendent, held the Public Hearing and presented the DOI Plan to the Board. The Board approved the DOI Plan, 7-0. Mr. Truitt had previously notified the Commissioner of Education of West ISD’s intent to vote on the proposed plan. The DOI Plan will go into effect for the 2017-2018 school year. For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.