Wharton Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser on Sept 30
The Wharton Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a Chicken Fried Chicken plate fundraiser on Friday, September 30, with pickup at the WHS Cafeteria from 4-6 pm. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased by Wednesday at the ESC, or from any Booster Club Member.
Wharton ISD District Ambassadors
Wharton ISD will start our third year of the District Ambassador Program, which is designed to provide parents and community members with an opportunity to learn more about our school district, and network with individuals committed to Wharton ISD's success.  Sessions will be held on October 13, November 17, January 12, February 9 and April 20.  Each session will last approximately 1-1/2 hours, and will take place on Thursday nights starting at 6:00 pm at Wharton Elementary School.  Ambassador applications must be returned to the Wharton ISD Administration Office by October 3, 2016.  Please contact Linda Lins for more information.  Info Flyer  Ambassador Application
WJH Awarded Three Distinction Designations
Congratulations to Wharton Junior High School on receiving three Distinction Designations from the Texas Education Agency for the 2016-2016 school year.  This is an outstanding accomplishment and we are so proud of our WJH staff and students.  The Distinction Designations were earned in Academic Achievement in Mathematics, Academic Achievement in Social Studies, Top 25% in Student Progress.
Special Election on November 8, 2016
The following candidates have filed for a place on the ballot for the November 8, 2016, Special Election:  Gary Lee Ashton, Jr., Steven L. Roberts, and Chris Sparks.  The candidate elected on November 8, 2016, will serve the unexpired term for Position #1 from November 2016 through May 2018.  Early voting and Election Day voting information will be coming soon!
Update Student Contact Information
As our district prepares to provide necessary services for our students, Wharton ISD is asking for your assistance.  Flooding and fires have displaced many of our students.  Therefore, in order to keep individuals informed on what is happening in our district, and to ensure that services, including transportation, are in place for the new school year, we ask that you please contact your child's campus to update necessary contact information including your current phone number, mailing address and email address.  Also, please let the campus know if your child is in need of assistance with school supplies.   Wharton ISD understands that by working together we will have a wonderfully successful year.
Wharton ISD Volunteer Opportunities
Sivells Elementary: We would love to have you as a volunteer reader as part of our Book Buddies Program.  Signing up is as easy as 1 2 3.  Step 1: Contact Assistant Principal - Mr. Jim Smith at 979-532-6866.  Step 2: Mr. Smith will invite you to an orientation session and get you on the schedule.  Step 3: Come and READ!  Thank you for your support of this very important program for our students.  Would you like more info? Click here to see the video.

Wharton Elementary
: We would love to have you as a volunteer guest reader or guest speaker as part of our Guest Reader Program and Career Guest Speaker Program.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Monica Rath, Associate Principal at Wharton Elementary.

WJH
: To be a part of the Tiger Tales Bookmobile, please contact our Tiger Tales Bookmobile Coordinator Christine Stransky.  

If you are interested in volunteering with Wharton ISD in other areas than those mentioned above, please contact the HR Department at 979-532-6200.  Anyone in our department will be happy to assist you with more information and volunteer opportunities.


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