Category Archives: District Dynamics

September 7th, 2016 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD

Join us as Superintendent Harkrider provides an overview of recent board decisions and interviews 2 new school administrators.

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August 3rd, 2016 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD

Click to listen to Superintendent Harkrider’s District Dynamics show from August 3 to learn about upcoming events in August, goals for the 2016-2017 school year as well as some tips for getting your kids back on routine for the new school year.

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June 8th, 2016 - District Dynamics with Willis ISD

June 8th, 2016 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD

June 8th, 2016 - District Dynamics with Willis ISD

Join us for this month’s District Dynamics with Willis ISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider. We will announce the district Teacher and Paraprofessional of the year and talk to the Class of 2016’s top students, Valedictorian Emily Bensema and Salutatorian Mackenzie Sproba. Thank you for a great school year. District Dynamics will return in August.

 

 

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May 4th, 2016 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD

Join us for May’s District Dynamics to catch up on Willis ISD events, news and district happenings. Guests include Eric Ezar, Athletic Director, who will give updates on all the spring sports. Also, join us as we introduce the district’s new Director of Communications, Jamie Fails. Superintendent Harkrider provides an update of last month’s board of trustees meeting, as well as information on the recent weather closures.

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March 2nd, 2016 - District Dynamics - Willis ISD

March 2nd, 2016 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD

Listen in to District Dynamics as Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about the excitement of education in Willis ISD.  His guests will include Willis High School Health Science Teachers Melisa Carter and Katrina King.



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February 3rd, 2016 - District Dynamics

February 3rd, 2016 – District Dynamics

Listen in to District Dynamics as Willis ISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about creativity and engaged learning taking place in classrooms across the district. His guests will include Willis High DECA advisor Craig Rex, and four of his students who recently advanced to state competition.



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December 9th, 2015 - District Dynamics - Willis ISD

December 9th, 2015 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD

DATE/TIME: December 9th, 2015 at 11am with Willis ISD!

Listen in to District Dynamics as Willis ISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about history being made every day in the district, from the passage of the recent bond election, sports teams making historical runs through the playoffs, and teachers building students’ educational history.  His guests will include Willis High School volleyball coach Ashley Farris, and the district’s bilingual coordinator, Felicia Jackson.

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Ashley Farris is in her fourth year as the head volleyball coach at Willis High School. She attended the University of Texas at Arlington on a volleyball scholarship where she set records for single season and career digs. Ashley’s 863 digs in 2006 led the nation while her 6.54 digs per set ranked fifth in the country. She was an all-state finalist during her high school days in Alvin.

 Felicia Jackson graduated from The University of Houston and completed graduate work at Stephen F. Austin University. She believes that learning is a lifelong journey and is the key that opens many doors. She has 20 years of experience which includes serving as a high school Spanish teacher, a bilingual education teacher from grades PK-5, and as an administrator. 


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  • September 7th, 2016 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD - Join us as Superintendent Harkrider provides an overview of recent board decisions and interviews 2 new school administrators. Listen on Youtube. Check out past District Dynamics. Sponsor District Dynamics. Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! (CLICK ICONS) Sponsor District Dynamics 
  • August 3rd, 2016 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD - Click to listen to Superintendent Harkrider’s District Dynamics show from August 3 to learn about upcoming events in August, goals for the 2016-2017 school year as well as some tips for getting your kids back on routine for the new school year. Listen on Youtube. Check out past District Dynamics. Sponsor District Dynamics. Visit District […]
  • June 8th, 2016 - District Dynamics with Willis ISD June 8th, 2016 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD - Join us for this month’s District Dynamics with Willis ISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider. We will announce the district Teacher and Paraprofessional of the year and talk to the Class of 2016’s top students, Valedictorian Emily Bensema and Salutatorian Mackenzie Sproba. Thank you for a great school year. District Dynamics will return in August.     […]
  • May 4th, 2016 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD - Join us for May’s District Dynamics to catch up on Willis ISD events, news and district happenings. Guests include Eric Ezar, Athletic Director, who will give updates on all the spring sports. Also, join us as we introduce the district’s new Director of Communications, Jamie Fails. Superintendent Harkrider provides an update of last month’s board […]
  • March 2nd, 2016 - District Dynamics - Willis ISD March 2nd, 2016 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD - Listen in to District Dynamics as Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about the excitement of education in Willis ISD.  His guests will include Willis High School Health Science Teachers Melisa Carter and Katrina King. Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! (CLICK ICONS)
  • February 3rd, 2016 - District Dynamics February 3rd, 2016 – District Dynamics - Listen in to District Dynamics as Willis ISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about creativity and engaged learning taking place in classrooms across the district. His guests will include Willis High DECA advisor Craig Rex, and four of his students who recently advanced to state competition. Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! (CLICK ICONS)
  • December 9th, 2015 - District Dynamics - Willis ISD December 9th, 2015 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD - DATE/TIME: December 9th, 2015 at 11am with Willis ISD! Listen in to District Dynamics as Willis ISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about history being made every day in the district, from the passage of the recent bond election, sports teams making historical runs through the playoffs, and teachers building students’ educational history.  His guests will […]
  • District Dynamics November 4th, 2015 – District Dynamics – One Team with One Purpose - WISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider will share the excitement of education in Willis ISD and discuss innovative instructional practices on elementary and secondary campuses with Patricia Musick, WISD Director of Elementary Education and Dr. Lisa Severns, WISD Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! Check out our past shows below!
  • October 7th, 2015 - District Dynamics October 7th, 2015 – District Dynamics - WISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider will share the excitement of education in Willis ISD and discuss innovative instructional practices on elementary and secondary campuses with Patricia Musick, WISD Director of Elementary Education and Dr. Lisa Severns, WISD Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Patricia Musick, WISD Director of Elementary Education Holds a Master of Science in […]
  • District Dynamics September 9th, 2015 – District Dynamics – School Bonds! - Join WISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider as shares the excitement of education in Willis ISD and facts about the upcoming 2015 Bond Election. Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! Check out our past shows below!
  • August 5th, 2015 – District Dynamics with Willis ISD – August 2015 -   Willis ISD’s District Dynamics features Superintendent Tim Harkrider talking about preparations for the 2015-2016 school year and important news and announcements.  Special guests included Willis ISD’s Elementary Teacher of the Year, Laura Zapata, and Willis High School’s Dean of Instruction, Barb Solberg. Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! Check out our past shows […]
  • June 3rd, 2015 – District Dynamics – June 2015 - District Dynamics June 3, 2015 —Superintendent Tim Harkrider will highlight student accomplishments and feature an interview with Willis High School’s Valedictorian Grogan Matthews and Salutatorian Allison Brown.  Special guests will also include WHS Head Softball Coach and Women’s Coordinator Stephanie Shelly. Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! Check out our past shows below!
  • May 6th, 2015 - District Dynamics - May 2015 May 6th, 2015 – District Dynamics – May 2015 - Willis ISD’s District Dynamics for May 6th will highlight heroes in the classroom and review indicators of academic growth.  Special guests will include a veteran of the Ag Science program at Willis High School and two students who showed well at the recent Montgomery County Fair.  District track champion in the 100 meter event and […]
  • April 1st, 2015 - District Dynamics - Willis ISD! April 1st, 2015 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD! - Superintendent Tim Harkrider had Ag Mechanics Teacher Dane Castleshouldt and Sweethearts Director Katie Cade in the studio as his guests. He also covered upcoming events up for Willis ISD, discussed the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar, testing season, and Willis sports! Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! Check out our past shows below!
  • March 4th, 2015 - District Dynamics - Lauren Swonke & Debbie Walker March 4th, 2015 – District Dynamics – Lauren Swonke & Debbie Walker - Tim Harkrider invites Lone Term Committee member Lauren Swonke and Special Education Director Debbie Walker into the studio. A lot is happening in Willis so make sure to check out this show! Visit District Dynamics’s Social Media & Archives Below! Check out our past shows below!
  • February 5th, 2015 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD : Travis Utecht & Deborah Humphreys - This episode is also available on YOUTUBE!! Check it out below! Special Guest: Travis Utecht  & Deborah Humphreys Travis Utecht is the principal of Willis High School.  A native of Sweeny, Texas, Utecht holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Texas A&M University and a Masters in Educational Administration from Sam Houston State.  He began […]
  • January 2015 - District Dynamics - Willis ISD January 2015 – District Dynamics – Willis ISD - Special Guest: Joe Barbara & Eric Ezar Joe Barbara has been teaching English at Willis High School since 2001. He is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University with a double major degree in English and History. His master’s work is in Curriculum & Instruction at Sam Houston State University. He has served as the student […]
  • WHS Senior Alexis McLaughlin, Ken Labonski - WHS Choir, and Superintendent Tim Harkrider December 3rd, 2014 – District Dynamics - Superintendent Tim Harkrider talks about the Excitement of Education in Willis ISD where elementary students are designing apparatus to protect an egg when dropped from a roof; middle school students are learning to produce a TV news program; and upperclassmen learn everything from how to trim the mane of a horse to conducting gas diffusion […]