Monday, May 15, 2017
You are invited to join us for our Mother's Day Celebration from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. Moms will be treated to a performance from the Mission High School Mariachi group and from the Waitz choir. We will also have a craft activity in the library after the show.
May 8 - 10, 2017
Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be taking their STAAR state exams in Math, Reading, and Science. Please make sure your child is well rested, eats a good breakfast, and arrives at school on time on these testing days.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Parents are invited to attend our AR Night to enjoy some family reading time. Students will be able to test on the AR program during this time.
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:00 am
Please join us in the library to watch a video of Coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys as he reads chapter one of the book "The Lemonade War."
March 28 - 29, 2017
Students in 4th and 5th grade will be taking the STAAR state exams. Please make sure your child attends school on these days.
Congratulations to our PEIMS clerk Mrs. Bea Garza! She has been selected as the Waitz Staff Member of the Year. Thanks for all your hard work Bea!
March 2, 2017
The Texas Book Festival will present the following authors at our campus:
James Luna, Steven Weinberg, and Diana Lopez. Students in all grade levels will attend an author presentation and receive their own signed copy of the author's book.
February 27 - March 3, 2017
Celebrate Dr. Seuss Week with us! We will be sending out the spirit day activities for students.
February 23, 2017
Our students in 3rd - 5th grade will attend Career Day in the Staff Development room. They will get a chance to interact with professionals from our community and hear about each profession.
February 11, 2017
Our Waitz UIL team place 5th in the district UIL sweepstakes. Congratulations to all of our UIL students and coaches. Way to go!
Congratulations to our 1st grade teacher Mrs. Tara De La Vega! She has been selected as the Waitz Teacher of the Year. Way to go Ms. De La Vega!
February 6 - 10, 2017
All of us at Waitz Elementary would like to say THANK YOU to our wonderful counselor Ms. Cristina Garcia. We appreciate all that you do for us!
Janurary 24, 2017
Congratulations to the winners of our campus Spelling Bee! Connie Marroquin was our 1st place winner and Jennifer Alonzo was our 2nd place winner. Both girls will advance to the District Spelling Bee taking place on February 3, 2017. Brizeidy Hernandez will participate as an alternate.
January 19, 2017
Students will be presenting their science projects at the annual Science Fair at R. Cantu Junior High from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Parents are invited to attend the awards ceremony at 6:00 pm. Good luck to our participants!
December 20, 2016
Students will present the musical "The Littlest Christmas Tree" this week. The musical production was coordinated by our music teacher Mrs. Mayorga.
December 19, 2016
The Free Masons Lodge (Hidalgo 1036) surprised students with toys this week. Selected students were able to choose one item as their Christmas present. Thank you for the generous donation.
December 17, 2016
Mission CISD will hold its first History Fair. Parents are invited to join us as our students present their history projects. It will be held at the Mission Historical Museum from 8:00am to 12:00pm.
Friday, December 9, 2016
Waitz students will be participating in this year's #HourOfCode. For more information on this global event visit www.hourofcode.com
Friday, December 2, 2016
Ms. Cory Putman Oakes will be visiting Waitz Elementary and presenting to our 4th and 5th graders. She will discuss her books Dinosaur Boy and Dinosaur Boy Saves Mars.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Students have invited the Veterans in their families to join us for a special luncheon in their honor. We will also have a presentation in the cafeteria for our Veterans at 1:30 pm.