Friday, April 10th is a School Holiday-No meals served
Meals will be served on Monday
Please remember to check your student’s Google Classroom email or WISD facebook pages for zoom meeting times.
In following Governor Abbott’s press conference, we will extend school closure through May 4th, 2020
Curbside meals will continue for students 10:30 to 11:30 Monday-Friday
For High School Students without internet service- packets will be ready for pick up Mondays 10:30 to 11:30
Students – please remember to check your email and WHS Facebook reguarly
For Elementary students - packets will be ready for pick up Mondays 10:30 to 11:30
Please stay updated with your child’s classroom Remind and the Wortham Elementary Facebook page
Update: March 18, 2020
Dear WISD families and community,
We have been monitoring the changes and the spread of COVID- 19, and with confirmed cases so close to home, WISD will extend the school closure through Friday, April 3rd. We will follow recommendations from the federal, state, and local health districts to control the spread of the virus, and we will continue to monitor the situation closely.
We are offering student meals for children ages 18 and under each day from 10:30-11:30 at the bus loop in front of the cafeteria. Please come by with your children and pick up a lunch during our curbside delivery. Additionally, our teachers are working diligently to prepare lessons for our students to continue their learning during this extended time. We will post specifics about access to grade-level lessons soon.
This is a difficult time for us all, and we appreciate all the support you have given us as we grapple with the tough decision of keeping our students at home. However, student health and safety is a priority in this time of uncertainty, so we will take precautions now to be proactive and stay healthy, and students will continue to be at the heart of all decisions we make in the future.
Thank you again,
Monday, March 16, 2020
Wortham ISD will offer daily meals through curbside pickup for all WISD children beginning Tuesday, March 17th from 10:30-11:30 am. You may pick up meals in the bus loading zone near the cafeteria. Students must be present to receive the meals, so please bring them with you. Please contact us if you are unable to get to the school to pick up meals for your students.
Our teachers are working on virtual and at-home learning opportunities for our students during our school cancellation. Please watch our website, Remind, and social media postings for specific guidance regarding instructional support while students are not in school.
During this time, our maintenance staff is working diligently to sanitize our facilities and vehicles with an industrial-strength disinfectant that will kill the virus on contact. We will continue to clean and prepare our schools for our students’ return.
We will continue to communicate daily with TEA and our local and state health departments and monitor the progression of the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you for your patience as we try to gather as much information as we can to make the best decisions for our students and staff to keep us all safe and healthy. We will post updates as we gather more information in the coming days.
March 13, 2020
WISD families and community,
As a precaution, Wortham ISD is cancelling all classes, events, and activities for the week of March 16th-March 20th. Our student and staff health and safety is priority, and with the uncertainty of the extent of the COVID-19 outbreak, we will extend our spring break for a week. During this week, we will monitor the situation and continue to make plans for our students. We will also take this time to make sure facilities, buses, and classrooms are sanitized and ready for our students to return.
Please continue to monitor our website and social media for updates. We will post new information regarding student meals and instructional opportunities early next week. Thank you for your patience as we work through this ever-changing situation.
The Wortham High School Prom scheduled for April 4th is going to be suspended due to the ongoing health threat to our students and staff. The CDC has recommended no social gatherings of more than 50 people. Your students and our staff's health is of the utmost importance to us. If the situation changes, we will look at rescheduling at a later date. Thanks for your understanding!
The Bulldog Beefstro BBQ competition scheduled for March 27-28 in Mansfield has been cancelled due to health safety concerns for our students and staff. Thanks for your understanding during this unique time.
UPDATES: Parents and students....pleasecontinue to our website, your campus Facebook pages and your Reminds for updates concerning the ongoing Covid-19 situation. Students should also begin watching their school G-MAIL accounts for classroom information from their teachers. Wortham ISD is passionate about our students educations and will be providing learning opportunities no matter what happens.
Effective Feb 18, 2020, WISD has made some changes to the consequences of students who are found to be in possession of tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
Please see the attached for resources to discuss the harmful effects with your student
Letter to Parents
EARLY RELEASE FRIDAY, MARCH 6TH @12:45
SPRING BREAK MARCH 9-13
March 5-Tennis cancelled
March 6 – Softball moved to Mart @6pm
SPRING PICTURE DATES
WEDNESDAY, FEB 26TH
GOLF, TENNIS AND POWERLIFTING
KINDERGARTEN CAP & GOWN INDIVIDUALS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH
TRACK/FIELD, SOFTBALL, BASEBALL, BAND, CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15TH
ELEMENTARY SPRING CLASS AND INDIVIDUAL PICS
You can now pay your lunch bill online
Check Signing by Texas Workforce Commision
JET Grant Award
2020 Yearbook Sales
Order online at www.yearbookforever.com
$15 off coupon for online ordering – Coupon code is WISDBulldog
A new visitor management system for the Elementary/Middle School
Please remember to bring your DL or other type of identification
In reference to the Middle School Parking lot- please continue to make an effort to not drop your child off before 7:30am. Also, follow the directions on the signs and drop your child off at the curb by the gym door as directed. Thank you for helping us create a safer drop off & pick up procedure for our students.
7:50am to 3:25pm
Please wait until 7:30 to drop off students. Staff will be in place at this time.
Thanks for your help :)
Drop off: If you arrive at 8:00am or after, Please go to main office to check-in at 200 S. 5th St
First bell rings at 7:46am
Tardy bell rings at 7:50am
If you need to make transportaton changes for your student, please contact the campus office no later than 2:00pm.
FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR DISTRICT WIDE REMIND MESSAGES, TEXT @wortham to 81010
(To unsubscribe to Remind messages, respond to the text by typing @stopall)
Emergency notifications will also be posted on our school's Face Book and Twitter page
Emergency closings or delays will also be posted on:
KNES 99.1 (Fairfield)
New Texas Transition Site: https://www.texastransition.
NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION
Social Security card
Last Report card
Proof of Residency
Parent's Identification (Driver's License)
Parent's Social Security card
Transfer students: application, rules and guidelines are found to the right. Please complete and attach all forms requested and take to the campus office for review
.Wortham ISD Mission Statement: Dedicated to excellence in education. The District is committed to the development of productive citizens with integrity, respect, and responsibility.