Wallis News

Brazos ISD trustee positions unchanged

The Board of Trustees for Brazos ISD elected officers at their meeting on Monday, May 18. Matt Demny remains President, Myles Marek is Vice- President and Brian Demny is Secretary. These are the same positions the officers served last year. All votes were unanimous by a full board. Matt Demny and Marek are beginning new three-year terms as they were unopposed for re-election and declared elected.

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DEMOLITION BEGINS ON OLD WALLIS SCHOOL

Demolition began on the old Wallis School building on May 13. The corner stones bearing the names of the Board of Trustees (at right) when the school was erected in 1929 and another naming the Architect – Louis P. Josserand and Builder – D.O. Kubricht; were removed and will be remounted at the site.

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BMS District 24-3A tennis results

Brazos Middle School athletes participated in the 24- 3A district tennis meet on Thursday, May 7, in Wharton. After only a few rounds the rain stopped play and the tournament was completed on Monday, May 11, in East Bernard. Brazos medal winners included: Carson Little – 2nd place singles; Peyton Phillips and Lorenzo Burnley – 3rd place doubles; Luke Demny and Katherine Ressler – 1st place mixed doubles; Grace Demny and Kennedy Jetelina – 1st place girls doubles; and Zoe Butler and Linda Gonzales – 3rd place girls doubles.

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REYES TAKES THE WIN AT STATE MEET

STATE CHAMPION 800M RUN Brazos junior Elvis Reyes is the 2015– 3A State Champion in the 800m run. He led the field with a time of 1:58.43 at the UIL State Track and Field meet on May 16 at the Mike Meyers Track Complex on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

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Memorial services set

The public is invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Service at the American Legion Hall in Wallis on Sunday, May 24 at 3 p.m. This service provides the public an opportunity to honor past and present service members who sacrifice their lives for our freedom. The event will be sponsored by the Wallis Cemetery Association. They will be joined by veterans from Wallis AmericanLegion Post 200.

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Free senior citizen luncheon set Friday

Brazos Middle School invites all Senior Citizens living in the Brazos ISD borders to attend a free senior citizen luncheon, this Friday, May 22. This event begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Wallis. Students and faculty from Brazos Middle School would like to serve you a lunch and provide an opportunity for socialization and entertainment. We thank you for the commitment and hard work that you have bestowed onto our community and we appreciate your dedication to making our community and district a great place.

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