News and Announcements

Kindergarten Round Up Set for April 27th - May 1st
Kindergarten Graduation Pictures

Kindergarten Graduation Pictures April 23, 2015 ~ Kindergarten graduation pictures will take place on Tuesday, April 28th. Please make sure your student is dressed the way you would like and that hair is camera ready.
Administrative Professionals' Day

Administrative Professionals' Day April 22, 2015 ~ Happy Administrative Professionals Day to our wonderful Ms. Salas the campus secretary, Mrs. McVey the registrar/attendance clerk, and Mrs. Pelayo the front office secretary. These ladies make the front office run smoothly and Meador could not do without them. These ladies received a crazy but cute balloon and will be served a delicious lunch!

Just as the balloons say: You ARE the best, You are SO awesome, and Thank you for ALL you do!

If you drop by today, tell these ladies how valuable they are to Meador.
STAAR Testing ~ Closed Campus Reminder

STAAR Testing ~ Closed Campus Reminder April 18, 2015 ~ Students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade will be taking their Math, Writing and Reading STAAR test on April 20th, 21st, and 22nd, with make-up tests on April 23rd and 24th. During this week we will have a closed campus. We ask that you refrain from bringing lunch on these days and scheduling conferences for any grade. We appreciate your assistance and support on these days while we maintain a focused and least disruptive atmosphere.
Golf accomplishments from a MES 5th grader

Golf accomplishments from a MES 5th grader April 20, 2015 ~ Jack Wiebe finished 2nd at the Southern Texas Section Junior Golf Tournament this weekend. We look forward to his future golf accomplishments and to seeing him in the Master's tournament one day!
Willis ISD Releases Survey Results-No Change in 2015-2016 School Hours

Willis ISD Releases Survey Results-No Change in 2015-2016 School Hours Willis, TX, April 20, 2015 – After reviewing results of a survey on Proposed School Hours for next year, Willis ISD has determined that start and end times for 2015-2016 will remain the same as this year
Kindergarten Field Trip - Fri 4/24

Kindergarten Field Trip - Fri 4/24 April 20, 2015 ~ Kindergarten students will be going on a field trip this Friday. Please make sure students are at school on time. Please see below for attire and lunch.

ATTIRE: Students should wear a purple Meador shirt, purple shirt, or white Spring Fling/Fun Run/Field Day shirt.

LUNCH: Students should bring a sack lunch in a throw away bag for the field trip. If your student needs a cafeteria box lunch please let your child's teacher know.

MONEY: No extra money is required.
Flowers are blooming in Mrs. Martinez' class

Flowers are blooming in Mrs. Martinez' class April 20th, 2015 ~ Students in Mrs. Martinez' 4th grade class were reviewing adjectives last week. On each of the colored flower petals, students wrote adjectives which described themselves. They added their names in the center of each flower.

What a beautiful garden of flowers!
Pre-K's Creativity

Pre-K's Creativity April 20, 2015 ~ Students in Mrs. Holliday's Pre-K afternoon class are having a blast. They have "begun to learn about our 7th unit: Earth and Sky, so we will be working on a mural outside our room to illustrate the seasons around the world" said Mrs. Holliday. Students in the picture are working on two trees and the leaves to go on them.

We look forward to a beautiful masterpiece by these creative minds!
Talent Show Audition Results

Talent Show Audition Results April 16th, 2015 ~ Talent Show audition results will be sent home in Monday folders on April 27th. In addition, Mrs. Dalton will have the results posted on her webpage. Check our her webpage link below for updated information.

Bulletin Board

WISD Trustees Approve 2015-2016 Calendar
School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system.

School Reach is Willis ISD’s message broadcast system. The service allows Willis ISD to communicate information by phone within minutes of an emergency or unplanned event that causes early dismissal, school cancellation or late start. It may also be used to convey general reminders or announcements. To review messages, call 855-955-8500 from the phone number to which the message was sent. Contact your child's campus if the number(s) provided for the School Reach system to use should change.
Student Handbook Has Been Uploaded
The 2014-15 Student Handbook for Willis ISD has been uploaded for parents and students to review. Please find the Parent link above. It will list several options. Find and click on the Student Handbook and it will take you to the current school year handbook.
MES School Calendar Has Been updated for the 2014-15 School Year
The school calendar has been updated on the website. The dates that are listed can change. If this does occur, MES will notify you asap to ensure that you are informed so you may make adjustments in your schedule if needed.
STAAR Testing Program Guide
Attached you will find an overview of the STAAR Tests. This guide explains the tests and what grades take these tests. Please review it and if you have questions, please call the school at 936-890-7550 and ask for someone who can answer your STAAR questions, Ms. Seith, Ms. Payne or Mr. Solberg.
Teachers Explain Why Education at WISD is Exciting
Please click the link to view the video.
District Dynamics

District Dynamics District Dynamics is a collection of communications from the Superintendent of Willis ISD. Weekly e-Newsletters to the staff highlight important events throughout the district. A monthly radio show shares the excitement of education in Willis ISD with the community. Click on the headline to above to view current and previous reports.
CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health)
MES has become part of a program that educates our children in regards to the type of foods we eat and how much we should be eating. It also encourages some sort of exercise program for the entire family. Please check the CATCH page on our Meador School Website.
Check with your teacher on a way to keep up to date with a simple text.

Featured Video

Congratulations to Amanda Gutierrez! WISD's 2014 Elementary Paraprofessional of the Year.

Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Roundup
Date: 4/27/2015, 10 AM 2 PM
Kindergarten Graduation Pictures
Date: 4/28/2015
Pictures: Kindergarten
Date: 4/28/2015
Kindergarten Roundup
Date: 4/28/2015, 10 AM 2 PM
Fun Run - during Specials
Date: 4/29/2015