Principal's Message

      The 2015 summer has just begun and it is certainly not the start we have been looking forward to the last couple of weeks.  The flood that has devastated the Wimberley Valley, Blanco, San Marcos, Martindale and all the communities downstream forced a non-traditional finish to a great school year.  I would like to thank all of the students, parents, teachers, staff and community members who have worked tirelessly to cleanup and begin the rebuilding process for this GREAT COMMUNITY.  I have never been more proud to be a Wimberley Texan!  The surrounding communities have also been very helpful in providing donations, time and equipment to helping our cause, THANK YOU!  As we move into summer, the time to volunteer and work will continue as do preparations for making the 2015-2016 school year fantastic.  Enjoy your summer, work for the benefit of our wonderful community and be ready for a great start of a new school year.  Please watch the website and twitter for updates on registration and meetings.  Have a SAFE summer that is full of quality family time!   

      I am finishing my first year as Principal at WHS and my thirteenth year in Wimberley ISD. Our goal at WHS is to ensure a positive, challenging and safe learning environment for all students.  We will provide a quality education ensuring our students will be prepared for post-secondary learning while becoming productive citizens in our evolving society. 

 Personal Information

     I made the decision to go into education while attending and subsequently graduating from Needville High School. My desire to work in education continued during my undergraduate studies at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. I graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies with a Biology Minor; I earned a Masters Degree in Education in 2000 and an Educational Administration Certification in 2002 from Tarleton as well. Before coming to Wimberley, I served as a science teacher and a coach at Glen Rose Junior High for four years. I then moved to Wimberley where I spent the first four years teaching biology and coaching football, powerlifting, and track at the high school. I worked as the Assistant Principal at WJHS in 2006-2007, HS Assistant Principal in 07-08, JH Principal from 2008 – 2014 and now WHS Principal. When not in school, I love to spend time with my wife, Carrie, our ten-year old daughter Claire and our four-year old daughter Josie. I appreciate and look forward to working with the students, parents, and faculty of Wimberley High School.

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News and Announcements

11th Grade AP Summer Reading

The AP Summer Reading novel, I Am Malala, is available to purchase for a discounted prince of $8 at the Wimberley Village Library.

Survey for Parents of CTE Students

Since your child has been enrolled in a CTE course this year, you are encouraged to participate in an easy-to-use, online evaluation survey compiled by the Region XIII Education Service Center in Austin. Thank you in advance for participating in this online evaluation process.

National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program

Do you have a passion for community service? Have you worked hard to solve a local problem, and now want to do more? Apply for the National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) Youth Ambassador Program, a year-long program that helps young leaders (ages 16-22) create change around critical issues facing youth today. Click the link for more info.

Note to Seniors Applying for Scholarships

All scholarship opportunities are posted on the Wimberley High School Page of the district website by clicking on the link above, then the WHS Scholarship Page link on the next page. Please pay attention to the "deadline for and return to" instructions of each scholarship. Some are to be returned to the organization by the student, and some are to be returned to Mrs. Rugeley in the downstairs office.

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Upcoming Events

STRENGTH and SPEED CAMP (FIELD HOUSE)
Date: 7/6/2015, 7:30 AM 9:30 AM
TEXAN TENNIS CAMP
Date: 7/6/2015, 8 AM 7/8/2015, 12 PM
STRENGTH and SPEED CAMP (FIELD HOUSE)
Date: 7/7/2015, 7:30 AM 9:30 AM
STRENGTH and SPEED CAMP (FIELD HOUSE)
Date: 7/8/2015, 7:30 AM 9:30 AM
STRENGTH and SPEED CAMP (FIELD HOUSE)
Date: 7/9/2015, 7:30 AM 9:30 AM


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