Announcements

  • Meet the Teacher-August 24th!

    Earnest O. Woods Intermediate
  • Back to School Fair-August 12th

    Earnest O. Woods Intermediate
  • Students return on August 28th for the 2017-2018 school year!

    Earnest O. Woods Intermediate
  • Have a safe & fantastic summer!!

    Earnest O. Woods Intermediate
  • Early Release, Friday May 26

    Just a reminder, our last day of school is Friday, May 26th. Students will be released at 12:30.

    Wills Point Primary School
  • Second graders placed 1ST & fourth graderS placed 3RD in the Pennies for the Playground fundraiser!! We are SO PROUD!!!!!

    Earnest O. Woods Intermediate
  • End of School Year Activities

    Field Day Activities, pizza provided for lunch by the PTO, Kona Ice on campus ($3, $4, or $5), and Academic Awards Assembly at 2:35

    And much more see them all on the middle school webpage!

    Wills Point Middle School
  • 2017-2018 Student Council Officers

    Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Student Council Officers:

    President - Molly Harris
    Vice President - Grace Roberts
    Secretary - Shelbi Walser
    Parliamentarian - Dilan Etheridge
    Reporter - Hope Turner

     

    Wills Point High School
  • SENIOR BREAKFAST ITEMS NEEDED

    W.P.H.S. WILL BE HOST THE SENIOR PARENT BREAKFAST NEXT FRIDAY - May 26th at 9:00 am.
    We need parents of seniors to bring the following breakfast items. To ensure that we have a variety of options we are asking that you bring the following. 

    Last Names A through G - please bring fruits ready to serve
    Last Names H through L - please bring donuts, cinnamon rolls or any breakfast type of pastry
    Last Names M through R - please bring juice and milk
    Last Names S through z - please bring plates, cups, and plastic ware

    If you want to go above and beyond bring larger breakfast dishes such as casseroles or quiche feel free.

     

    Wills Point High School
  • WPHS GRADUATION 2017

    GRADUATION CEREMONIES WILL BE HELD AT 

    First Baptist Church of Sunnyvale

    3018 N Belt Line Rd,

    Sunnyvale, TX 75182

    On May 27th at 11:00 am

    Senior must report to the LIGHTHOUSE at 10:00 am

    Sanctuary opens for first come first serve seating at 10:00 am

    Wills Point High School

College& Career Readiness

 

College and Career Readiness indicates what a graduate must know in order to be successful in higher education and beyond. 
College readiness is assessed by six key indicators:

1. Completion of advanced and or dual high school-college credit course(s);
2. Completion of a high school academic program that exceeds minimum state requirements and meets the Recommended High School Program (RHSP),
     or more rigorous Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP);
3. Completion and successful passage of at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) course;
4. Meeting or exceeding benchmark scores on the high school exit exam in both mathematics and English language arts;
5. Meeting or exceeding required scores on the Texas college admissions test (Texas Success Initiative, Higher Education Readiness Component)
     in both mathematics and English language arts; and,
6. Meeting or exceeding state benchmarks on either the ACT or SAT college admissions exams.

Resource Links

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ACT Testing Info and Registration:

 
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The ACT is given at Wills Point High School

 SAT Testing Info and Registration:

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 The SAT is given in Terrell or Canton
**If you receive free or reduced lunch you may qualify for a fee waiver for the ACT and SAT tests, ask the counseling office for details!**
 

 
Scholarship Information:

For a list of SEVERAL local scholarship options - Click HERE for the WPHS Counselor's Corner webpage

The following website are a great resource for scholarships, there are tons available!!
 
www.fastweb.com
www.cappex.com
www.scholarships.com
 http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/faidalpha.php
https://www.scholarshipexperts.com/


The Minnie Piper Stevens Compendium

The Compendium of Texas Colleges and Financial Aid Calendar is published yearly. The Compendium contains a list of colleges and universities in the State of Texas, admission requirements, total expenses for an academic year, financial aid data and related information, helpful hints to the college bound, together with a Calendar of various scholarship deadlines arranged by months.  Your counselor has a few of these books available to you by request.  You may also find the Compendium online at
 http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/about/scholars/

 
Here is a clickable link to every college in Texas, and at each link you will find the information for it from the Compendium.
http://trackingtx.org/msp/

  
College Planning

The Texas Common Application - www.applytexas.org
 
College Planning and Financial Aid for Generation TX!
 
Every Chance, Every Texan:
 
SAT/ACT information and registration
http://www.collegeboard.com/ 
http://www.actstudent.org
 
 Check out this new resource for college planning! 
http://www.AccreditedOnlineColleges.Org/Texas/

Affordable Schools Online

 It is never too early (or too late) to start college planning Big Future, is a great site that covers all aspects of college planning, from choosing a major to financial aid- check it out!


College Athlete Info

The NCAA’s outreach and education efforts related to initial eligibility continue to remain a priority. These efforts are centrally focused on the NCAA Division I requirements for college-bound student-athletes enrolling on or 
after August 1, 2016. The following documents and presentations will assist colleges,  the high school community, coaches, as well as students and parents with the initial  eligibility, recruiting and college selection processes. Please refer to  www.eligibilitycenter.org or the new outreach site,www.2point3.org for more information.

TSI Testing
 
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Placement Testing
  • The TSI Assessment will be given on the Terrell campus on the first Friday of fall and spring semesters (except September and January) and in the Summer, the first Thursday of each month. 
  • Pre-registration is required prior to testing.
  • Students must complete the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) located at www.tvcc.edu/testing prior to testing. Be sure to print the PAA certificate and turn into the Guidance Office on the Terrell campus. Once the student turns in the PAA certificate and provides his/her name, phone number and email, he/she will be given a confirmation with the date of testing.
  • On testing day, arrive no later than 8:30 a.m.You must have a photo I.D. and $35 cash, check, money order or credit/debit card.

 
Texas Common Application:
This application can be used for ANY four or two year college in Texas, check with the colleges you are interested in for application deadlines!
www.applytexas.org
 

 
FAFSA:
After SENIOR parents receive their W-2s in January, students and/or parents need to fill out a FAFSA, this begins the process of finding grants, loans, and scholarships for students. The sooner you complete a FAFSA the better the chance of getting more money- so act fast!
www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Click 
here for steps to completing FAFSA, while you can't start FAFSA until January you can apply for a PIN NOW!!!

 
College Links:
College Major Quiz: 
The link below asks a series of questions to help students determine which college majors might be of interest to them.
http://homeworktips.about.com/library/maj/bl_majors_quiz.htm 
 

College Confidential:
This link takes students to a discussion board type community where they can get answers to practically any question they might have about college.
 
http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/college-search-selection/280633-how-do-you-know-what-you-want-study.html