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All incoming kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students who register by May 15 will receive a WISD spirit shirt when school starts next year! Don’t wait – register today. 

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Roundup Information
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Waxahachie High Results
Global High Results
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Check out the April Students of the Month

Students of the Month
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The Spirit of Waxahachie Color Guard is hosting auditions on May 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Practice sessions will take place on April 26-29, May 4, and May 6 at the Waxahachie High School practice gym and Indoor Activity Center from 5-7:30 p.m. Additionally, a parent information meeting will be held on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. 

For more information, email Denise Armstrong at   

Register for an Audition

Waxahachie ISD choirs achieve new high marks at UIL Concert & Sight-Reading event

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Finley Junior High

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Howard Junior High

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Waxahachie High

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The Spring Jazz Concert will feature Mario Cruz and Larry Spencer. The concert will take place on April 24, at the Waxahachie High School Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE!

GT Super Saturday

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Let's get artsy with the next GT Super Saturday!

Join the curriculum department to learn fun facts about sloths while you paint. 

Date: April 17
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Supply pick-up will take place on April 15 &16

Supplies can be picked up at 51 Northgate Dr.

Scan the QR code to register. The Zoom code will be emailed.

2021 best communities for music education logo

Congratulations to our K-12 music departments, faculty, principals, and 

Waxahachie ISD administration team on another recognition as a 

National Association of Music Merchants 2021 Best Communities for Music Education!

Waxahachie ISD showcases its pride in support of our vocal and instrumental music studies from early childhood until graduation.

Lady Indian Soccer players named in 11-6A superlatives

Midfielder of the Year

Kaydence Ramirez


Defender of the Year

Amiyah Carter


District Utility Player of the Year

Angel Garfias


1st Team All-District

Liv Epps

Bella Curiel

Charley Hearron


2nd Team All-District 

Victoria Falcon

Emilee Jones

Jaya Johnson


Honorable Mention

Morgan Kennedy

Ally Henley

Sam Hernandez

Boys golf competes in the 11-6A tournament

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The boys competed with two teams at the 11-6A district golf tournament on March 30-31. The top five, consisting of Jud Willett, Joseph Celsur, Cameron Krawiec, Judd DeJong, and Logan Smith, shot scores of 344-349 to place sixth in the team standings.

The second team finished eighth, shooting 442-381. The players on that team were Harrison Kester, Jackson Krawiec, Collin Armstrong, and Gavin Phillips. 

Jud Willett earned first-team all-district honors with rounds of 73-76. He will be advancing to the regional tournament to be played at Bear Ridge in Waco on April 19-20. 

Good luck!  

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Each year the Waxahachie Symphony Association awards scholarships to outstanding Ellis County high school musicians. Winners receive a $1,500 scholarship, with second place receiving a $1,000 scholarship.

The Waxahachie Band Boosters extend their congratulations to WHS seniors Lilyanna Armstrong (1st place) and Logan Boyd (2nd place), who were awarded in the instrumental division. Lilyanna will perform at the WSA concert on May 8, with the Fort Worth Symphony in attendance.

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Huge congrats to these awesome students with the Waxahachie FFA.

These two were the winners of the “Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Ag Student of the Month”

Maggie Witten - February

Hannah Rendon - March 

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Wednesday, April 21, is Administrative Professional Day. WISD recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. Central to any business, these professionals keep an office organized and efficient.

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Contribute to your community's environmental health on Earth Day | Thursday, April 22, 2021. 

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Waxahachie ISD is looking for an experienced project manager to assist with the construction of facilities in a fast-growth school district. For more information or to apply, visit the job listing.

Waxahachie ISD offers free meals to anyone ages 1 to 18 


Waxahachie ISD will serve free breakfast and lunch to anyone ages one to 18 on school days until further notice.  

More Information
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Congratulations to the Waxahachie High School drama department for being named UIL One-Act Play Bi-District champions. WHS will compete at Region on April 17 at Waco University High School.

Athletics ticketing and live stream information

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Indians / Lady Indians Track @ Midway 4.15.21 (Area Meet)

Tickets: Sold at the Door

Livestream: Not Available


Lady Indians Softball @ Lake Ridge 4.15.21

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Livestream the Game


Indians Baseball @ Mansfield 4.16.21

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Livestream the Game


Lady Indians Softball @ Mansfield 4.16.21

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Livestream the Game

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