North Elementary students recently learned how to use a 3D printer. Students were able to produce a three-dimensional object from a 3D model or CAD file. The printer was funded by a grant from the WSISD Education Foundation.
We wish all of our Brewer Bear families a safe and fun summer! Thank you for sharing your children with us. #championsforkids Photo: Kurstin Draper's first grade class at Blue Haze Elementary
Blue Haze Elementary students in Jennifer Duddington and Jane Lowry's class didn't need the traditional pencil and paper to practice their writing skills. Their teachers received a $1,400 We've Got the "Write" Stuff, Let's Boogie Grant from the WSISD Education Foundation to purchase Boogie Board Writing Tablets.
Brewer Middle School seventh graders learned about hydroponic and plant systems, and they designed their own hydroponic system. The project was funded by a grant from the WSISD Education Foundation.
Fine Arts Academy students learn pitch, rhythm, music reading, melodic patterns and more with the xylophones teacher Jennifer Lambert received through a White Settlement ISD Education Foundation grant.
Brewer High School sophomore Mia Lopez won a new car from Moritz Chevrolet as part of the Brewer High School Perfect Attendance Car Giveaway!
The Brewer High School Sports Medicine Department earned the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award.
More than 200 students in Brewer High School's engineering and physics classes designed and created 48 cardboard boats made solely out of cardboard and duct tape. Teams of four then raced across the school pond during the annual Cardboard Boat Regatta on May 17.
Congratulations to our 2018-19 Teachers of the Year: Jada Gehring (District Elementary Teacher of the Year)., Nancy York, Brittani Thomas, Deneise Rothenberger, Rebecca Bickett, Carol Andrews, Teressa Love and Alicia Bohannon (District Secondary Teacher of the Year).
White Settlement ISD recognized 24 Brewer High School seniors with the Seal of BiliteracyAward on April 23. The award recognizes students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
Kids use virtual reality goggles to take a field trip during the 2nd annual Bear Bytes Technology Expo. Students from every WSISD school showed participants how they use technology in the classroom.
Brewer High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members competed at the Texas FCCLA State Leadership Conference.
North Elementary pre-kindergartners learned about living vs. non-living things in science. They ended the week by observing, measuring, comparing, and recording data about their findings about real worms and gummy worms.
The Brewer High School Theatre Department won first place in the UIL 5A Region 1 Area 2 Advancing Show One-Act Play Contest! They will advance to Regionals in Lubbock on April 15.
WSISD is among only 13 Texas school districts to be recognized as a Project ADAM School District. The WSISD nurses were recognized for all their efforts to earn the distinction during the March 25 school board meeting. Every WSISD school was named a Project ADAM Safe School.
To make exploring text passages fun, Liberty Elementary third graders recently donned their neon attire and broke out neon highlighters to locate facts and details in the passage they'd been reading.
To celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday, Liberty Elementary students and staff dressed as Dr. Seuss characters, and the students had the opportunity to hear from a variety of guest readers.
North Elementary families previewed what the kids are learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) during the school's STEAM Family Night on Feb. 23. For the past year, North staff members have attended numerous trainings, visited STEAM Academies and implemented plans to become an official STEAM Academy, integrating STEAM in all subjects.
Blue Haze Elementary participated in Read Across America, to celebrate reading on Dr. Seuss' birthday Seuss. The day included a variety of guest readers including the Chick-Fil-A Cow.
Fourteen Brewer High School students will advance to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Teams from Blue Haze and North Elementaries and the Fine Arts Academy (FAA) competed in the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament on Feb. 23. North Elementary (pictured) won fifth place in the On Target competition.
Blue Haze Elementary first graders recently entered the world of Toy Story to review the math skills they'd been learning.
Brewer High School HOPE Squad members created a Hope Chain as part of Hope Week, Feb. 4 through 8. Students wrote their names on pledges that said, "My story isn't over."
The Fine Arts Academy team won first place in the costume contest at the BRRRewer Bear Plunge on Jan. 26.
The WSISD Education Foundation awarded North Elementary with a $250 check. North took third place in raising the most money in the BRRRewer Bear Plunge on Jan. 26 and second in the costume contest.
Blue Haze Elementary won $750 and a trophy for raising the most money in the WSISD Education Foundation's BRRRewer Bear Plunge on Jan. 26.
Brewer Middle School took home a $500 check for second highest fundraiser for the BRRRewer Bear Plunge on Jan. 26.
For the third consecutive year, Brewer High School Law Enforcement Club members will advance to state.
Five Brewer High School DECA students competed in the regional competition on Jan. 15, and three will advance to state February.
The WSISD Education Foundation sponsored a Soccer Kick (pictured) and Basketball Shootout at the Brewer Winter Sports Rally on Jan. 14. Brewer Middle School students Ashlynn Gehring and Vincent Mugaruka won $500 for their school.
North Elementary teachers Jessica Joergensen, Heather Lee, Brittany Mogford, Shannon Wilson, Bekah Cotten, Allison Davis and Esperanza Peattie were awarded a $2456.89 Steaming into Clubs Grant from the WSISD Education Foundation on Dec. 14.
Brewer High School students in the Agriculture Animal Systems program have the opportunity to learn how to raise animals. The school has a variety of pigs, goats, chickens ... and even a heifer ... in its new ag facility.
The Wicked Witch of the West and her flying monkeys performs in WSISD's district-wide musical performance of the "Wizard of Oz."
The WSISD Education Foundation awarded Fine Arts Academy music teacher Jennifer Riley Lambert a $2,192.40 Orff Alive! Grant.
More than 200 third through 12th graders performed in WSISD's district-wide musical performance of "The Wizard of Oz" Dec. 7 through 9.
Brewer High School's future health care professionals recently determined diseases in the practicum lab. They examined their patient and determined infectious diseases by monitoring symptoms, vitals, and examination.
Tannahill Intermediate fifth grade science teacher Valerie Valadez turned her classroom into Valeria's Pizzeria as a fun way to teach students about weathering, erosion and deposition.
WSISD students represented HOPE Squads throughout the state at the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation's Bring the Conversation to Light Luncheon on Nov. 14, which raise funds for suicide prevention and research.
The Brewer Middle School Student Council collected 320 pairs of socks for Cook Children’s Hospital during its first-ever, school-wide Sock Drive.
Fine Arts Academy third graders worked" a crime scene to find their missing principal, helping student learn how to find text evidence and draw conclusions.
Tannahill sixth graders recently studied figurative language and conflict in a play adaptation of "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," and to make it real their teachers took on those roles.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Fightin' Brewer Band earned the highest rating at the 5A UIL Marching Contest with 3 straight 1's.
Brewer High School Practicum of Health Science Class students are interning at Bethesda Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility.
Brewer Middle School eighth grade students in Kim Barela's science class participate in a digital breakout lesson.
North Elementary students created their own paper rockets that they launched during a recent visit by the Perot Museum's Tech Truck. The school will be a certified STEAM Academy in 2019-2020.
Blue Haze Elementary first graders prepare to enter the land of Mario to save Princess Peach by successfully completing 5 levels of math and reading (while reviewing for their upcoming assessments).
Brewer High School students can pursue a variety of career pathways including Ag Mechanics, Culinary Arts, Engineering, and Computer Programming.
Every middle and high school student in WSISD has a Dell laptop for school and home use, and technology is embedded in the curriculum.
Brewer High School senior Adam Bradley and Austin Riis-Duis are 2019 National Merit Scholarship Commended Students. They are among the top 3 percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Comfort dogs were a part of North Elementary's Family Reading Night on Oct. 4.
Science experiments, shows and activities make learning science fun during WSISD's 9th annual Mad Scientist Night.
Blue Haze Elementary first graders attempt to earn touchdowns while reviewing place value content. The room "flip"is just one example of how WSISD educators engage students in the classroom.
WSISD provides numerous opportunities for families to participate in fun, educational activities with their kids because family involvement is essential to our children's success. Pictured is an experiment at Mad Scientist Night.
Tannahill student Brennan Maitlen won the WSISD Education Foundation's 2018 Field Goal Challenge for her school.
Two thousand plus people attended WSISD's 9th annual Mad Scientist Night on Sept. 24, which commenced with the sliming of every principal and the superintendent.
Blue Haze Elementary students built houses out of place value blocks as part of a classroom transformation. When the houses were destroyed by an earthquake, construction crews had to determine the value of their homes, write it in standard, expanded and word form, and order the house values on Vinson St. from least to greatest.
Brewer High School physics students use their school-issued Dell laptops to work on a computer-generated simulation and explore the relationships between electric fields, electric potential and distance from a source charge. WSISD was selected as a Dell Model District this year.
The WSISD Education Foundation awarded more than $9,000 in Innovative Teaching Grants during its 2018 Convocation.
Tannahill fifth graders learn about alternative power sources through a WSISD Education Foundation Grant.