Houston Elementary teachers recognize a student each month that exhibits the six pillars of character by displaying honesty, respect, caring, trustworthiness, fairness, and responsibility. They are honored on the morning announcements, invited to receive a special principal’s treat, invited to lunch with the principals, and will have their picture and name displayed on the Good Citizen bulletin board. The following students were recognized as Good Citizens for the month of December : Autumn Withers, Payton Self, Charlie Cortez, Karoll Escamilla, Gixxer Patterson, Jordan Finch, Freedy Hernandez, Emma Samples, Elija Owens, Braden Coffman, Ethan Lynch, Brazos Glover, Felipe Velasquez, Evan Santillan, Issabella Lozano, Thomas Stevens, Timothy Humbert, Trinity Perales, Emilee Reed, Rebecca Gonzales, Makayla Howeth, Evelyn Wentworth, Albertho Cordova, Nora Long and Gavin Kincheloe. Not pictured: Anakin Harrison.
Travis Elementary students learn bike safety from pros
Four physical education classes at Travis Elementary recently participated in a bicycle safety class sponsored by BikeTexas.
Junior History Club elects new officers and visits museum
The Mineral Wells Junior History Club met at Pasta Fina on May 8 for their business meeting and luncheon.
Travis Robotics Program produces impressive results
Back in 2010 two teachers at Travis Elementary, Sandy Cox and Dianne Aldridge, with the support of Principal Natalie Griffin, agreed to commit for one year to start up an after-school program for LEGO robotics.
Mineral Wells ISD School Board Place 5 Candidates
The Index asked Mineral Wells ISD candidates for Place 5, incumbent Mike Tincher and challenger Sunny Gail Lee, five questions to help voters decide which candidate to support.
Commencement ceremonies set for Weatherford College
Saturday, May 11, is a big day for the more than 360 students eligible for graduation from academic and technical programs at Weatherford College.
Travis Students Excel in UIL Academic Meet
Many students from Travis Elementary competed in the annual UIL academic meet, which was held at McAnally Intermediate School in Aledo on Saturday, Jan. 26.
Upbeat musical Suessical slated for Monday and Tuesday
Close to 70 Travis Elementary students have worked on props, sets and rehearsals for the musical “Seussical Jr.”
Regional qualifiers recognized in MISD
MILLSAP – Millsap trustees saw a sea of students, parents and coaches, mostly wearing Bulldog maroon, at Monday's meeting, in which the school board recognized athletes and FFA competitors who worked this spring to raise the bar.
Local students participate in WMTA Spring Solo Festival
On April 20, the Weatherford Music Teachers Association sponsored their annual spring solo festival at Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church.
DI going Global again!
Mineral Wells ISD sent three Destination ImagiNation teams to state competition in Katy, Texas, over the weekend and brought back some awards and a berth, once again, to global competition.
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