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Posted on 06/20/2017
Performances begin June 22nd and the show runs through July 2nd.  more
Posted on 05/18/2017
Responses will help the district in developing a strategic plan of action to improve Fine Arts services in WISD.  more
Posted on 05/08/2017
The Boys and Girls choirs of Waco High School present their UIL Choir Concert.   more
Posted on 05/01/2017
The TMS Varsity Orchestra had a super and successful weekend performing at the Heartland Music Festival.  more
Posted on 05/01/2017
The Varsity Men's Choir and the Varsity Women's Choir competed in a UIL style competition at the Hurricane Harbor Choral Festival  more
Posted on 05/01/2017
University High School Trojan Senior, Adam Aguilar on his second consecutive gold medal showing at the Visual Arts Scholastic State Event this past weekend in San Antonio, TX.   more
Posted on 04/19/2017
The Mighty Trojan Band continues its great year by earning a 1st Division on stage at UIL Concert and Sight-reading for the Varsity Band and 2nd Division for our Non- Varsity Band!  more
Posted on 01/24/2017
University Theatre Presents: The 25th Annual PUTNAM COUNTY Spelling Bee  more
Posted on 11/15/2016
House of Blue Leaves by John Guare - UHS PAC - November 17th-19th @ 7PM Tickets $5  more
Posted on 10/19/2016
Enter for a chance to in 4 FREE tickets!  more
Posted on 10/12/2016
The Lion Choirs present their first public concert of the school year.  more
Posted on 10/11/2016
We are pleased to announce that not only did the band advance to the finals round of competition, they also took First Place in Class III open with a score of 82.213.  more
Posted on 10/10/2016
The Trojan Choirs present their first public concert of the school year.  more
Posted on 09/23/2016
Tickets are now on sale for Waco High's acclaimed Fine Arts Department's performance of Disney's classic, The Little Mermaid. There will be only four public performances, November 10, 17-19 at the Waco High School Richfield Performing Arts Center.  more
Posted on 07/21/2016
Tonight is opening night for the Disney Classic "Beauty and the Beast" at Waco High's Richfield Performing Arts Center at 7:30.  more
Posted on 07/20/2016
This is Part 2 of "Behind the Scenes" of Beauty and The Beast with Executive Director Eric Shepard. He and Bruce Gietzen take a tour of the costume room.  more
Posted on 07/19/2016
The first ever collaboration between Waco ISD and the Waco Civic Theater will present the timeless Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast,” at Waco High’s Richfield Performing Arts Center.  more
Posted on 06/03/2016
The Mighty Trojan Band of University High School performs one last concert for the 2015-2016 school year.  more
Posted on 06/01/2016
Brook Avenue students have been working really hard to present to you now, "Journey into Outer Space", their final musical performance for the 1516 school year.  more
Posted on 05/31/2016
27 of WHS's State-Advancing band members traveled to Austin TX to compete in the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest  more
Posted on 05/31/2016
Nineteen Waco High Choir students competed in the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition in Austin Texas. We are proud to announce that we had one Gold Medal soloist and ten Silver Medal soloists, and four Bronze soloists.  more
Posted on 05/20/2016
Waco HS Choirs are proud to present their UIL concert for 2016.  more
Posted on 05/06/2016
Waco ISD Fine Arts offers many choices for middle schoolers. Have you considered Orchestra?  more
Posted on 04/15/2016
Featuring their 3rd, 4th & 5th graders, Bell's Hill shows off their student's work in a night filled with Color and Melody! It's Fine Arts Night at Bell's Hill.  more
Posted on 04/09/2016
Please join the Waco HS Band staff in congratulating these students on their outstanding accomplishments, and for again representing Waco High School and WISD, at the highest level, across the State of Texas.  more
Posted on 02/29/2016
This year has been the most successful year at UIL Solo and Ensemble for University High School in at least 15 years or more! Thank you all for your support and for an administrative team that shows how much they care and support our Band Programs and Fine Arts!  more
Posted on 02/28/2016
Please join the Waco HS Band staff in congratulating these students on their outstanding accomplishments, and for again representing Waco High School and WISD, at the highest level, across the State of Texas.  more
Posted on 02/26/2016
These students are the product of many amazing music instructors that have guided them in their path to success. If you are a former music teacher of one of these amazing students, I would like to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your passion for music can be seen through them every single day.  more
Posted on 02/18/2016
The Waco High Choir program presents its annual talent show. We call it "THE BIG SHOW"  more
Posted on 02/16/2016
The Bell's Hill Elementary Music program presents Where the Wild Things Are  more
Posted on 02/12/2016
The voices, rhythm and dance of students representing all 15 elementary music programs brought the Waco High Performing Arts Center stage to life for the 2015-2016 Waco ISD Children’s Music Festival Orff Ensemble.   more
Posted on 01/25/2016
Approximately only the top 3% of the 16,000 students from around the state who audition are selected through a process that begins for many in the summer with All-State Choir Camps.   more
Posted on 01/15/2016
The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.  more
Posted on 01/11/2016
Only the top 3% of the 16,000 students from around the state who audition are selected   more
Posted on 12/15/2015
University High and Waco High band students recently auditioned for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-Region 8 Bands. The following students earned chairs in the bands.   more
Posted on 11/20/2015
Our Trojan Horse Players did a phenomenal job and had 82 callbacks collectively! Here is a list of the students and all of their callbacks.  more
Posted on 11/14/2015
Three University High student place at Belton UIL Academic Tournament.  more
Posted on 11/10/2015
Waco High School Departments of Theatre and Music present She Loves Me  more
Posted on 11/03/2015
If you are free this Saturday, please come out and support the EIGHT 9-12 All-Region Choir Members, and the THREE 9-10 All-Region Choir Members as they perform with the top vocalists in Region 8.  more
Posted on 10/29/2015
The University High School Choirs present their Fall Concert.  more
Posted on 10/29/2015
Two Waco High visual arts students experienced a special surprise by being awarded a cash prize.  more
Posted on 10/19/2015
UHS Art Teacher Elected to State Arts Council  more
Posted on 10/16/2015
On Thursday, October 15, 59 middle school Honor Choir students from all five middle schools performed their choir concert.  more
Posted on 10/15/2015
On Wednesday, October 14, 165 middle school band members auditioned for the All-District Band.  more
Posted on 10/13/2015
The Waco High School Choirs present the Fall Concert 2015.  more
Posted on 10/12/2015
University HS JROTC serves at the Doris Miller ground breaking  more
Posted on 10/10/2015
Posted on 10/03/2015
The band won the overall Grand Champion Trophy for highest score for the day and for their class (80.60). The Band also won awards for Best Music, Best Visual, Best Effect, Best Color Guard, and Best Percussion.  more
Posted on 10/03/2015
The Waco High School JROTC earned multiple awards at their first drill meet of the year.  more
Posted on 09/30/2015
Please join the entire WHS Band staff in congratulating these students on their outstanding achievement, and for continuing the tradition of excellence in the Waco HS Band program.  more
Posted on 09/29/2015
The audience is taken to a world before cellular phones, social media and the internet...to a time when people knew their neighbors, children were excited to go to school, and life was much more simple.  more
Posted on 09/28/2015
WHS Choir Success  more
Posted on 09/25/2015
Waco Cultural Arts Festival comes to South Waco Elementary  more
Posted on 09/25/2015
Waco Cultural Arts Festival comes to Waco ISD  more
Posted on 09/25/2015
University High School teacher Leonard Montelongo, Jr. was honored by the Waco Chapter of the American GI Forum.  more
Posted on 09/17/2015
The latest issue of The Artisan is available online  more
Posted on 08/10/2015
Waco High's Theatre Department has released its list of performances for the 2015/16 Season.  more
Posted on 05/29/2015
Waco High Choir's last performance of the year, the 2015 BIG Show features music from the 80's.  more
Posted on 05/22/2015
UHS Choir performs its top rated UIL concert  more
Posted on 05/07/2015
...and Choir Director, Pam Bridges, shows her pride in her singers.  more
Posted on 05/06/2015
For the first time in decades, each of the participating Waco ISD choirs from University High and Waco High schools returned with Superior (1st Division) ratings in the Concert portion of the contest.  more
Posted on 05/04/2015
Accolades for TARZAN: the Musical, at Waco High School  more
Posted on 04/29/2015
WHS Choirs perform at UIL  more
Posted on 04/27/2015
This past Tuesday and Wednesday the Waco High Choirs took 5 choirs consisting of 95 students to the UIL Concert and Sight-Reading competition in Harker Heights.  more
Posted on 04/23/2015
We want to engage our student body and staff by providing ballots for them to judge the artwork.  more
Posted on 04/15/2015
I am pleased to announce the Mighty Trojan Band's results from yesterday's UIL Concert and Sight-Reading contest.  more
Posted on 03/27/2015
"It feels amazing. It's actually a dream come true."  more
Posted on 03/23/2015
The amazing original artwork of dozens of Waco High students was on display in the school's library this past week.  more
Posted on 03/23/2015
Approximately 300 supporters of the Waco ISD theatre programs were at University High School this past Tuesday event for the fourth annual "A Night of One-Act Plays."  more
Posted on 03/19/2015
For the second consecutive year, the Tennyson Middle School Varsity Orchestra brought home a Sweepstakes Trophy from the UIL Region 8 Concert & Sight Reading Contest.  more
Posted on 03/02/2015
UHS brought home 19 4's (which is the best) and 6 3's (which is great) and a STATE QUALIFIER!!!! Some of our students took more than one piece to competition and double medalled.  more
Posted on 02/10/2015
We sat down with some of the students and teachers that made the WHS Musical Theatre production such a wonderful success!  more
Posted on 01/30/2015
The Elementary Music Specialists and Waco ISD Department of Fine Arts welcome you to the 2014-2015 Children's Music Festival.  more
Posted on 01/27/2015
Watch the entire WHS Musical Theatre performance of TARZAN online.  more
Posted on 01/26/2015
This Saturday 18 Tennyson Texans participated in the TMEA Region 8 All-Region Choir Auditions in Belton.  more
Posted on 12/19/2014
Bands, Choirs and Orchestras from across Waco ISD perform holiday favorites.  more
Posted on 12/19/2014
Tarzan the Musical is coming in January 2015! Rehearsals are in full...SWING!  more
Posted on 11/11/2014
People from all over Waco and McLennan County came to downtown Waco to watch the annual Veterans Day Parade.  more
Posted on 10/24/2014
The Choirs of University High School present their Fall Concert.  more
Posted on 10/16/2014
Waco High Choir is gettin' Tribal!  more
Posted on 09/28/2014
Please help us in congratulating the following students.  more
Posted on 09/22/2014
Thank you all SO much for auditioning!  more
Posted on 09/15/2014
Great news for an Waco High Alumni....  more
Posted on 06/12/2014
The Waco High Choirs present their 2014 Spring Fling performance.  more
Posted on 06/06/2014
UHS Band presents the 2014 Spring Concert  more
Posted on 06/05/2014
UHS Fine Arts department presents the 2014 POP SHOW!  more
Posted on 06/04/2014
Students from Waco and University high art programs display their works to the public at the Waco Art Forum.  more
Posted on 06/03/2014
University High School choir student Quashara Newton has been named a Texas Music Scholar for the 2013-2014 school year by the Texas Music Educators Association.  more
Posted on 06/03/2014
Four members of the University High School Choir earned Excellent ratings and Silver Medals on Saturday, May 24, at the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest.  more
Posted on 05/30/2014
UHS Choir students received letters from the MCC School of Music awarding them scholarships to sing in their Chorale.   more
Posted on 05/30/2014
Six members of the Waco High Choir put in gold medal performances at the UIL Solo & Ensemble Competition  more
Posted on 05/01/2014
Our Varsity concert band had the opportunity to rehearse and receive critiques from the Baylor Symphonic Band  more
Posted on 04/29/2014
Students from the UHS Choirs travelled to Houston and Galveston to compete in the Bayou City Classic Music Festival  more
Posted on 04/16/2014
Three of the four Waco High Choirs that competed in the UIL Concert and Sight-Reading competition earned three awards Tuesday, April 15th.   more
Posted on 04/16/2014
This is only the second year of our choir's reorganized existence and these ratings are proof of the hard work these young people have been doing.  more
Posted on 04/16/2014
Art Students took 1st place in the Art On Elm Student Art Exhibit this Saturday  more
UIL pic
Posted on 03/18/2014
The TMS Varsity Orchestra scored straight ones at UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest, bringing home a Sweepstakes trophy.   more
Posted on 03/18/2014
Daria Moore, a seventh-grader at Lake Air Montessori, has a keen eye for photography and design.  more
Posted on 03/18/2014
Joseph Chung, a student artist at Waco High School, is advancing to the State VASE competition April 4-5 at Bryan High School.   more
Posted on 03/05/2014
The Lyle Skinner Auditorium at Waco High School hosted the district's first middle school one-act play festival on February 27.  more
Posted on 02/28/2014
On February 27 the Tennyson Varsity Orchestra made straight First Division ratings at UIL, receiving a Sweepstakes trophy.  more
Posted on 02/18/2014
Featuring performances from all 5 choirs.  more
Posted on 02/07/2014
The 20th Annual Waco ISD Children’s Music Festival was held Thursday, January 30, at the Waco High Performing Arts Center.   more
Posted on 02/07/2014
Kurt, a student at WHS, is among the top 3 high school jazz guitarists in the state.  more
Posted on 01/30/2014
Thursday & Friday February 6 & 7, 2014 @ 7:30pm in the Lyle Skinner Auditorium, Richfield Performing Arts Center, Waco High School  more
Posted on 12/17/2013
It's wonderful to see our band programs motivating students to compete at this level with the best in the TMEA region.   more
Posted on 11/25/2013
a total of 23 students from Waco ISD qualified for the Region 8 All District Honor Bands.  more
Posted on 11/12/2013
Three Lake Air Montessori middle school students auditioned last Saturday and qualified for Region 8 bands  more
Posted on 10/15/2013
WHS Theatre presents: The Crucible by Arthur Miller November 4 & 5, 2013  more
Posted on 10/09/2013
Photos from University High’s “Little Shop of Horrors” are available online  more
TMEA 2014
Posted on 09/30/2013
Six Students Make Top Placements in All-State First Round  more
Posted on 09/24/2013
Six Jazz Cats advance to Area competition and record for All-State consideration.  more
Posted on 09/04/2013
Looking for something to get rid of those Monday blues? Join the Waco High School Choirs as we kick off our choir season with Dinner and a Talent Show!  more
Posted on 08/25/2013
After two consecutive years at Waco High, the annual student musical production will soon take the stage at University.   more