WEST HIGH SCHOOL IS... A 2017 SILVER LEVEL BEST HIGH SCHOOL
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WEST HIGH SCHOOL LADY TROJAN SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS...
Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 PM vs. Franklin at the Waco ISD Sports Complex

MONDAY, MAY 1 - FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017...
West ISD loves our teachers! Please help us honor our wonderful teachers during this special week! We are West!

PK-GRADE 5 MUFFINS FOR MOM...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:15-8:00 AM at West Elementary School

CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATION INFORMATION...
Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 2:00 PM at Baylor's Ferrell Center

Vision Statement
The West Independent School District, with children as its first priority,
strives to provide a safe, rigorous, stimulating academic environment
in which students find both challenge and support to exceed state and federal standards
while acquiring skills to make life long choices.

News and Announcements

West High School Lady Trojans Softball Playoff News

The Round 1 2017 Playoff Game is set for this Thursday night, April 27, 2017, at 7:30 PM at the Waco ISD Sports Complex on 1401 South New Road, Waco, TX 76711. The Lady Trojans will play the Franklin High School Lady Lions. Go Lady Trojan Softball! Hope you can make it!

West ISD's District of Innovation (DOI) Proposed Plan for 2017-2022

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 plan will be posted from Friday, April 7, through Monday, May 8, 2017.

The next steps in the process center on a Public Hearing and possible approval of the DOI Plan by the West ISD Board of Trustees during the May 10, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. David Truitt, Superintendent, will notify the Commissioner of Education of West ISD’s intent to vote on the proposed plan. If approved, this plan will go into effect for the 2017-2018 school year. For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.

NOTICE FOR SEALED BIDS: Vinyl Shelter (Tro-dome)

The Board of Trustees of the West Independent School District (“WISD”) will accept sealed bids for the sale (and removal) of an 80’ wide x 100’ long x 36’ high vinyl shelter. All access panels, doors, drawings, and accessories, including but not limited to two 20-ton Carrier AC units, are included with the sale. Property sold in its “as is” condition with no warranties. Must be able to provide for pick-up/delivery. Interested parties may contact Charles Mikeska, Assistant Superintendent, at the physical address, e-mail address or phone number below for more information. WISD reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in bids. Sealed bids must be delivered by mail, courier, or in person to the name and address below by the deadline noted. Bids received after the deadline or faxed bids will not be considered. Sealed bids will be received until: 2:00 P.M., April 20, 2017, at 406 Shook, West, Texas 76691. Inquiries can be made to Charles Mikeska, at (254) 981-2010 or cmikeska@westisd.net or at the physical address of 406 Shook; West, Texas 76691.

State Releases Preliminary, Work-in-Progress A-F Letter Grade Ratings

House Bill 2804 changed the Texas school accountability system so that every campus and district would receive one of five, letter grade ratings from A-F. This law required the Texas Education Agency to present a preliminary work-in-progress report noting potential grades by domain to be issued to the Legislature by January 1, 2017. Please see the attached document for an explanation and reports for the district and each campus. For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.

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