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  • GED testing available at WC

    A very important deadline is fast approaching for those seeking to complete their GED, advises Weatherford College Director of Testing Lela Morris.

    July 31, 2013

  • Weatherford College schedules meningitis vaccination clinic

    For students required to receive meningitis vaccinations before entering college this fall, Weatherford College has scheduled a clinic Monday, Aug. 5, at the WC Doss Student Center on the Weatherford campus.

    July 31, 2013

  • WISD board likes use of social media as communications tool

    Weatherford ISD Board members were pleased to hear the district will continue to utilize social media as an important tool when communicating with students, employees, parents and community members during the 2013-14 school year.

    July 28, 2013

  • board_recognizes_whs_student_hannah_schwartz_071813.jpg WISD board recognizes Hannah Schwartz for selection to Baylor summer research program

    Hannah Schwartz was one of only 10 students from across the country to be selected to attend Baylor University’s High School Summer Research Program.

    July 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • board_recognizes_whs_ap_graders_071813.jpg Two WHS teachers serve as College Board AP exam readers

    Staci Tharp, Weatherford High School AP English Language Arts teacher, and Nicole Comstock, AP Physics teacher at WHS, in June spent part of their summer assisting the College Board as AP exam readers.

    July 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • board_recognizes_ben_whiteman_071813.jpg Whiteman honored for work creating campus emergency crisis scenario

    Ben Whiteman, former Weatherford ISD Director of Safety and Security, was recognized for his work in creating a July 19 tabletop exercise dealing with a campus emergency scenario including members of the Weatherford Fire Department, Weatherford Police Department, Parker County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, emergency medical technicians, Certified Emergency Response Team, Red Cross, media and Weatherford ISD administrators, nurses  and counselors.

    July 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • 0707 loc Victory Baptist Accreditation.jpg Victory Baptist Academy receives full AACS accreditation

    An 18-month process culminated June 26 when the Accreditation Commission for the American Association of Christian Schools voted to grant full accreditation to Victory Baptist Academy.

    July 7, 2013 2 Photos 1 Link

  • 0627 loc Calib Guynes.jpg TCA’s Guynes receives CSAF honor

    Calib Guynes, incoming freshman at Trinity Christian Academy in Willow Park, was awarded the Christian School Athletic Fellowship Junior High Scholar Athlete Award for his accomplishments in athletics and the classroom during his eighth-grade year.

    June 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Balke honored for academic achievement

    The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Brandon Balke, of Weatherford, was recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student award winner.

    June 27, 2013

  • 0623 loc curtis_summer_check_out_center1_061813.jpg Curtis Summer Checkout Center an instant success

    It’s summertime. Students are sleeping in late, watching television, playing video games, swimming or playing outside.

    June 23, 2013 1 Photo 2 Links

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