CAIN ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER AWARDED FOR HARD WORK
Cain Elementary Physical Education teacher Holly Drain has been awarded a grant to attend the Texas Association for Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) annual conference.
Drain was one of 35 grant recipients to receive the grant out of the over 2,000 teachers who are eligible. Drain and Cain Elementary are being recognized for educating students about heart disease by conducting a Jump Rope for Heart event. During the February 2014 event Cain students raised $4,460 for the organization an increase from the previous year’s total of $1,293.
WILDCAT NOMINATED FOR AWARD
Nate Brooks has been nominated for Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week, presented by Campbell’s Texas Football and AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. Brooks is one of 10 nominated for this week’s award. Support your local Wildcat by visiting www.texasfootball.com and vote for Brooks. Voting closes Friday at noon.
TEA RECOGNIZED 2014 WISD REWARD SCHOOLS
Two Whitehouse Schools were recognized for their achievements during the 2013-2014 school year by the Texas Education Agency. TEA recognized 457 campuses statewide. The TEA has named these top schools “Reward Schools” with classifications in either “high performing” or “high-progress.”
WISD SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SUMMARY
Whitehouse Independent School Board members filled one district position during Monday’s meeting. Sara McCullough was approved for hire by the school board.
In other business during Monday’s meeting, the WISD board:
WISD STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN LONE STAR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY