Waitz Elementary School

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

Upcoming Events

New Year's Day
Date: 1/1/2018
New Year's Eve
Date: 12/31/2017

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

MHS Jazz Choir performance.
2nd grade students with Animal Shelter donations
Alton Choir girls pose for a picture
Pre-K student playing in the snow.
Students at the Summer Reading Party.
4th grade students at Movie Night.
The front of Waitz Elementary School.
Students participating in activities at the Summer Reading Party.
Battle of the Bluebonnets Team.
Pre-K students and teachers playing in the snow.
5th grade students performing in the Lion King at MHS.
Waitz staff enjoying the snow.
Waitz staff at the Little Library ribbon cutting ceremony.
Alton Choir girls performance
Waitz UIL winners.
Coach Menchaca with 5th grade volleyball girls
Volleyball girls at tournament
PK celebrates Thanksgiving
Students filling the new Little Library with books.
Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Free Little Library.
Waitz float won 1st place at the Alton Christmas Parade.
Waitz Administrators at the Fire Safety Presentation.
5th grade students showing off their robots during Power Up Week.
Parent Volunteers at Waitz.
School Logo
Honoring Veteran family members in LRC.
Student making grandparents card with grandma
Teachers serving food at Movie Night.
MHS Jazz Choir performing for Waitz students.
Waiting to welcome Veterans to the Veterans Day Program.
December 8th, 2017 snow day at Waitz.
Red Ribbon Week DEA presentation.
MHS students entering the Pep Rally.
Students celebrating veteran family members.
Students getting books from the Little Library.
Bluebonnet team with author David Bowles
MHS football players giving high fives to Waitz students at Pep Rally.
Firefighters at the Fire Safety presentation.
Presenting Veteran's Day projects in LRC.
3rd grade students on the Alton Christmas Parade float.
4th grade students with Animal Shelter donations
4th grade students pose with their Citrus Parade shoebox floats
5th grade students in the Lion King at MHS.
First grade class exploring the fire truck
Third grade students at the summer reading party
Students at the DHR Red Ribbon Week presentation.
5th grade students presenting a Veterans Day skit.
Winners of the bike raffle with administrators
MHS Jazz Choir students interacting with Pre-K students.
Police officer costume character reading in the library.
PK student reading in the 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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