Waitz Elementary School

...Welcome to Waitz..."I am not a teacher, but an awakener." -Robert Frost...

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Principal's Message

Principal's Message


The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2017-2018 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

Here at Waitz we take pride in developing our students, teachers, parents and administrators to be the best they can be! This will be my fifth year serving as Principal at Waitz, and we are soaring to new heights each year. All of our initiatives are centered around our district and campus Mission and Vision Statement which centers on student success!

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

5th grade students showing off their robots during Power Up Week.
First grade class exploring the fire truck
Students participating in activities at the Summer Reading Party.
MHS students entering the Pep Rally.
Student making grandparents card with grandma
Red Ribbon Week DEA presentation.
PK student reading in the library
Students at the Summer Reading Party.
Third grade students at the summer reading party
Teachers serving food at Movie Night.
5th grade students in the Lion King at MHS.
MHS football players giving high fives to Waitz students at Pep Rally.
Students celebrating veteran family members.
Presenting Veteran's Day projects in LRC.
School Logo
Pre-K students and teachers playing in the snow.
Students filling the new Little Library with books.
Coach Menchaca with 5th grade volleyball girls
December 8th, 2017 snow day at Waitz.
Waitz Administrators at the Fire Safety Presentation.
Waitz staff enjoying the snow.
Pre-K student playing in the snow.
Battle of the Bluebonnets Team.
Waiting to welcome Veterans to the Veterans Day Program.
Police officer costume character reading in the library.
Waitz staff at the Little Library ribbon cutting ceremony.
3rd grade students on the Alton Christmas Parade float.
Waitz float won 1st place at the Alton Christmas Parade.
Students at the DHR Red Ribbon Week presentation.
Honoring Veteran family members in LRC.
Firefighters at the Fire Safety presentation.
Volleyball girls at tournament
Students getting books from the Little Library.
4th grade students at Movie Night.
The front of Waitz Elementary School.
Parent Volunteers at Waitz.
5th grade students presenting a Veterans Day skit.
5th grade students performing in the Lion King at MHS.
Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Free Little Library.

News and Announcements

Holiday Literacy Night

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us for some reading time and a craft as we discover how we celebrate Christmas Around the World!

Veterans Day Program

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
As a thank you for their service, Waitz will be honoring our veterans with a luncheon and a program.

Book Fair Week

Sept 11 - Sept 15, 2017
Shopping Hours are 7:30 am - 11:00 am and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Grandparents Day in the Library

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am
Happy Grandparents Day! Grandparents are invited to come to the library and read with their grandchild. We will have a craft for the kids.

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