Waitz Elementary School

...Welcome back students and Staff!!!...

Upcoming Events

First Day of School

First Day of School Image Date: 8/22/2016
Work Day/NoSchool for Students
Date: 6/2/2016
Early Release/Last Day of School

Last day of school image Date: 6/1/2016, 12 PM 12:30 PM

Principal's Message

The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2015-2016 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

We are proud to say that Waitz Elementary is a high performing campus earning a T.E.A. star in Science as well as Model and Master Reading Renaissance School. Our staff is committed to ensuring that your child receive a quality education. Our Waitz family looks forward to working alongside our parents to achieve only the best for your child.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 323-6600 or rrodri38@mcisd.org

Thank you,
Mrs. Ruby Rodriguez

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Preparing Students for College, Careers and Life

News and Announcements

STAAR Testing

May 9 - 11, 2016
Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be taking the STAAR state exams this week. Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest this week and gets to school on time.

Texas Reads One Book with Coach Jason Garret

Monday, April 11, 2016, at 9:00 am
We will be viewing the video read aloud of Charlotte's Web by E.B. White. The head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garret, will be reading chapter one of the book to kids all across Texas through live broadcast. Parents are invited to attend the event at the library with their child.

Waitz Appreciation Night at PETER PIPER PIZZA

April 6, 2016 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us this Wednesday, April 6th, at Peter Piper Pizza on Conway and Mile 2 Road. Let them know you are supporting Waitz Elementary and 15% of your purchase will be rebated to our school.

Dedication Walk

March 11, 2016
A special Dedication Walk was held in support of our family and friends who have lost the battle to cancer, are survivors, or are currently fighting the disease. Students made special posters to honor their loved ones. All donations from the walk go to the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Seuss Week

Feb. 29 - Mar. 4, 2016
Celebrate Dr. Seuss week with us. Each day is themed after a Dr. Seuss book.

Career Fair

January 29, 2016
Students in 3rd-5th grade will participate in a Career Fair. They will visit with members of the community and learn about different careers.

Bluebonnet Voting

January 28, 2016
Waitz students will be voting for their favorite Bluebonnet book along with other students across Texas. The book with the most votes will be announced in February and will receive the 2016 Bluebonnet Book Award.

Robotics Competition

January 23, 2016
Our robotics teams will compete at the Robotics Tournament in San Benito, Texas.

Campus Spelling Bee

January 20, 2016
Our students will compete in the campus Spelling Bee. The winner of the bee will advance to the district Spelling Bee scheduled for February 5, 2016.

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