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Willow Bend students connect through Christmas cards(0)

December 26, 2013

Students at Willow Bend Elementary School exchanged Christmas cards with other students across Texas and in other states this month. Stacey Price, a second-grade teacher at Willow Bend, said her class received cards from other second-graders in McKinney and Jacksonville in Texas, as well as from Carthage, Mo. Those students are also learning in a […]

Willow Bend students connect through Christmas cards

Willow Bend student wins first at city Spanish spelling bee

Willow Bend Elementary School’s first entrant in the Lubbock Spanish Spelling Bee at Texas Tech won first place. Karla Corrales, a fourth-grader, said she has been taught in both English and Spanish since birth. As a student at Willow Bend, she has been in bilingual classes, learning in both languages. The kindergarten bilingual teacher, Robert […]

Frenship presents info on new school boundaries

About 100 parents turned out for an informational meeting about new school boundaries for the 2014-15 school year, when Frenship ISD will open a new elementary school on Milwaukee Avenue and Itasca Street. Michelle McCord, Frenship’s assistant superintendent of administrative services, told parents gathered in the North Ridge Elementary School cafeteria on Oct. 10 that […]

Willow Bend principal looking forward to new role

New relationships are one of the big appeals of starting as the new principal of Willow Bend Elementary School. Denise Stewart was introduced as the new principal at Willow Bend during the Aug. 12 meeting of the Frenship Independent School District Board of Trustees. Just shy of two weeks before school starts, Stewart was already […]

Willow Bend students learn elective classes, college terms

Finals and electives aren’t usually a concern for students until at least middle school, but students at Willow Bend Elementary School have been taking both this year. Sasha Bennett, assistant principal at Willow Bend, said the faculty has been working to familiarize students with going to college someday. As part of that process, they are […]

Willow Bend fourth-graders tour LCU

Willow Bend Elementary School fourth-graders got a taste of university life during a tour of Lubbock Christian University on Nov. 2. Fourth-grade teachers guided their students onto buses headed for Lubbock Christian University after Friday morning announcements. Students started off the day by learning about LCU’s mascot, the Chaparral. They were eager to make the […]

Lubbock Rotary donates to FISD backpack program

Members of the Rotary Club of Lubbock met at Willow Bend Elementary School last week to give a few of 300 backpacks they raised money for to assist the Frenship Independent School District backpack program. Students throughout the district who might not otherwise eat over the weekends are given backpacks each Friday with enough food […]

Willow Bend Elementary School clinic won’t reopen

When students return to school in August, their parents will have one less option for treating them for the normal sniffles and childhood health problems. The school-based health clinic at Willow Bend Elementary School will not be reopening its doors when school starts. The health clinic opened in 2007, during Willow Bend’s second year in […]


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