• 15 December
    • Monday - B day
  • 16 December
    • Tuesday - A day
  • 17 December
    • Wednesday - B day
  • 18 December
    • Thursday - A day
    • Semester exam 4a
  • 19 December
    • Friday - B day
    • Semester exam 4b
There are 459 seniors in the Class of 2015
  • School's Report Card

  • The 2013-2014 School Report Card(SRC) for all schools in the state is available on the Texas Education Agency website.
    The purpose of the SRC is to inform parents and guardians about school performance and characteristics. To access the SRC for a particular school, go to the link below, and enter the school name: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/src/2014/campus.srch.html

    If you are unable to access the report electronically and would like a paper copy of the report, please contact the school and ask for a paper copy of the 2013-14 School Report Card.
  • Apply for Scholarships!

  • Texas Match the Promise Foundation
    Scholarship Deadline Dec. 31

    Fifth through ninth graders whose families have an income of $100,000 or less can apply now for matching scholarships and tuition grants offered by the Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠.
    Match the Promise encourages families to prepay college tuition by supplementing their contributions to the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition plan. The Foundation will award scholarships and grants of up to $2,000 worth of Promise Fund tuition units to top scoring applicants.

    Dec. 31 — A Date to Remember
    Eligible applicants have between now an Dec. 31, 2014, to apply for Match the Promise scholarships.

    *Families can also enroll in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund during this time if they haven’t already done so. Visit the Match the Promise website for eligibility requirements and selection criteria, and apply now. If you have questions, you can contact us via email or at1-800-531-5441, ext. 3-7570. Just remember, it's never too soon to dream big!

    * Residency restrictions apply.
  • Sip & Doodle!

  • Teachers getting creative during christmas season.
  • Semester Exams

  • On December 16 students will take their 4a semester exam and on December 17 they will take their 4b semester exam. December 17 and 18 will be early release days. Students will take 1a, 2a and 3a exams on the 17 and 1b, 2b, 3b on the 18.
  • December Parent Newsletters

  • English Spanish
  • Parent Education Courses

  • The following links will take you to the Parent Education calendar.

    English Calendar - Spanish Calendar - Back Page/Pagina Trasera

  • Yearbooks Are Now On Sale!

  • To ensure you get a yearbook, you must put down at least a $5 deposit on your book by the middle of January. You will have to the end of the year to pay for it in full. Come by B205 or the library.

    Parents, a yearbook makes a great present for Christmas. Put a Christmas card in your child's stocking that they have a yearbook. You can go online at Smart-Pay.com to buy your book or bring $55 to the school.

    If you want to honor your senior in the yearbook with an ad, send an email to Judy Babb at jbabb@mesquiteisd.org. She'll get back with you and explain what must be done. Ordering an ad must be done by the end of January. Payments can be made in up to three monthly installments. An ad can be bought for as little as $75 for an eighth of a page to $250 for a full page. Reserve your ad now.
  • Friday Nights Lights Football Edition- Congrats to the 2014-2015 Football Team on a great season

  • 2014-2015 Football Schedule

    Varisty Roster

    JV Roster

  • JROTC has a new Website

  • "Tell Us How We Are Doing!" MISD Annual Online Stakeholder Attitude Survey

  • If you live within the boundaries of Mesquite ISD, please take a few moments to complete our annual online Stakeholder Attitude Survey. Take the survey in English. Para tomar esta encuesta en español, comuníquese con https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LL5WM8J.

    Note: Multiple choice survey answers do not appear correctly on iPhones or iPads. Please complete the survey on a desktop or laptop computer.
  • Incoming West Mesquite Freshman! Interested in Baseball?

  • The June 11 Incoming Freshman Baseball Clinic has been cancelled. If you have further questions regarding freshman baseball at WM, please email Coach Parker at maparker@mesquiteisd.org.
  • We Need Your Help! Box Tops for Education

  • WM AVID members are collecting Box Tops for Education each six weeks and will be diistributing them among our three feeder elementary schools, McWhorter, Galloway and Seabourn. Please cut these coupons from General Mills products and give to Ms. Shaw, Ms. Gipson or Ms. Rodriguez at WM.
  • 2014-2015 Homecoming King and Queen!

  • Congratulations to Khalil Brown and Alexis Poplion, our 2014-2015 Homecoming King and Queen!

    Homecoming Band Sweetheart and Band Beau are Terrance Akins and Anahi Rivera.

Congratulations, WM Webmaster Team Wins 1st Place at TSA Nationals in Washington D.C.

West Mesquite's Webmastering team, Javi Lopez, Cameron Moreau and Bobby Castillo, all 2014 graduates, won 1st Place at the 2014 Technology Student Association (TSA) Nationals Competition and Conference in Washington D.C.

The team designed, developed and delivered web-bot.net, a website built for middle schoolers to learn website design! Team member details can be found on the About link located at the bottom of the home page. They were also required to build an external site about our WM TSA chapter and CTE program.

"The team did incredibly well through a fierce mix of competition, touring historic Washington D.C. and fulfilling professional responsibilities. This was the largest ever TSA event with 6800 students competing at the national level. They set an impressive goal— it was humbling to be a part of such a significant moment of achievement. I am so proud of them!" - Dori Brown, CTE Teacher and TSA Adviser
  • Congratulations, West Mesquite 2014 Graduates! Click to Watch the Graduation Ceremony

  • Click on the links below to watch the 2014 West Mesquite Graduation ceremony.

    Part 1:
    0:00 - Welcome
    2:15 - Processional
    15:16 - Opening Remarks
    16:58 - Congratulatory Remarks

    Part 2
    0:00 - Presentation of Diplomas
    42:26 - School Song
    44:10 - Recessional
  • Congratulations, West Mesquite's Evolve Won Viewer's Choice at the MISD Film Festival

  • Evolve, by Nikki Darmofal (senior), Johny Hernandez (junior), Alex Hernandez (senior), Chris Leon (senior) and Lynda Ortiz (senior) and Love Notes, by Teresa Paton (junior), made the top 12 MISD Film Festival finalist list!

    Evolve won the Viewer's Choice Award at the 2014 Mesquite ISD Film Festival. Thank you viewers for your support and vote!
  • Congratulations, Adobe ACA Premiere Pro Certifications

  • Audio Video Production (AVP) students Hunter Glenn (junior), Darrius Gray (senior), Alex Hernandez (senior), Jhony Hernandez (junior), Teresa Paton (junior) and Fabian Torres (senior) passed the Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Certified Associate exam! Congratulations!

    "Industry certifications help graduating seniors to be considered before others when applying for jobs, undergrad schools and desired programs. Industry certifications are hard and require dedication to study and the desire to achieve," says their teacher, Mrs. Dori Brown. "Their project portfolios include exceptional work, including UIL State, TSA Regional and State and MISD Film Festival finalist video awards. I am so proud of them."
  • Congratulations, Adobe ACA Photoshop Certifications

  • Senior Digital Arts & Animation (DAA) students Felipe Estrada and Austin Stevens passed the Adobe Photoshop CS6 Certified Associate exam! Congratulations!

    "Industry certifications help graduating seniors to be considered before others when applying for jobs, undergrad schools and desired programs. Industry certifications are hard and require dedication to study and the desire to achieve," says their teacher, Mrs. Dori Brown. "Each also has a portfolio to give, which includes multiple graphic design projects. Another major accomplishment for Austin was designing the cover for the WM 2013-2014 Yearbook. Felipe was the sole designer for the Lariette's Spring Show promotional materials."
  • Congratulations, Certified HTML Developers

  • Senior Web Design (Web 2) students Zack Baker, Victor Alvarado and Juan Villagomez passed the HTML Developer Certification exam! Congratulations!

    "Industry certifications help graduating seniors to be considered before others when applying for jobs, scholarship opportunities, undergrad schools and desired programs. Industry certifications are hard and require dedication to study and the desire to achieve," says their teacher, Mrs. Dori Brown. "Each also has a portfolio to give, which includes multiple Websites originally designed and developed by them. Their favorite being a client Website they completed this year."
  • Senior Breakfast Video 2014

  • Click here or on the picture to view the video that played at the 2014 Senior Breakfast. Thanks to the 125+ seniors who contributed pictures and fun memories!

    Video created by AVP senior, Nikki Darmofal.
  • MISD Video of Former MISD students who have their “Dream Jobs."

  • A few successful Mesquite ISD graduates talk about their time in Mesquite schools and how it shaped their lives.

    Click here to view the video
  • Mesquite ISD Student Wins Dallas Morning News Photo Journalism Award

  • Students earning top honors in The Dallas Morning News’ 23rd annual HS Journalism Day & Competition included one from West Mesquite!

    Senior Detorie Taylor
    won an award for his photo of a student athlete from his school on his way to a Texas A&M football recruitment trip. “It’s a very cool photo,” said Jessica Good, his Journalism adviser.

    The competition drew 1,115 entries from student journalists at more than three dozen public and private high schools across North Texas. The judges were newsroom professionals at The News.
    “Detorie plans to join the National Guard, and attend Navarro College to study nursing,” said Good.
  • Congratulations, AVP Students Awarded 2nd Place at UIL State Young Filmmakers Festival (4A/5A)

  • AVP students, Nikki Darmofal, Alex Hernandez, Jhony Hernandez, Chris Leon and Lynda Ortiz were awarded the 2nd Place plaque at the UIL State Young Filmmakers Festival at the Paramount Theater in Austin on April 16. Congratulations to our first ever WM UIL Video Team!

    "A night to remember! The students were very aware they were being awarded on a very famous and coveted stage. An immeasurable experience." -Mrs. Dori Brown, AVP

    Their video is also competing in another event. Once that concludes, it will be posted to the WM YouTube Channel and here.
  • Congratulations TSA! Three National Qualifying Events Headed to Nationals in Washington D.C.!

    Congratulations to the following TSA members for their success in the following TSA 2014 National Qualifying Events! 1st-3rd Advance to Nationals

    Webmaster – 1st place; Bobby Castillo, Cameron Moreau, Javier Lopez
    Scientific and Technical Visualization – 1st place; Raphael Banoub, Brandell Ellison
    Music Production – 3rd place; Chris Raygoza

    Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Production – 4th place; James Brumfield, Johnny Hernandez
    Digital Video Production – 7th place; Zack Baker, Hunter Glenn, Chris Raygoza

    West Mesquite as a school placed 3rd for number of awards won in the STATE OF TEXAS!
    Zack Baker, Bobby Castillo, Joshua McConnell, Cameron Moreau, Juan Moreno, Teresa Paton, Chris Raygoza, Hugo Rivera and Ali Thompson placed 1st-5th in various State level categories. See complete results on the TSA webpage.  
  • Congratulations to the New 2014-2015 Lariettes!

  • Victoria Akidi
    Angela Akpan
    Alexis Alvarez
    Victoria Armstead
    Estella Briones
    Karolina Bucio
    Jocelyn Castillo
    Melissa Castillo
    Jennifer Cisneros
    Alyssa Cobbins
    Jennifer Corona
    Nancy Cruz
    Kelsey Duffey
    Breanah Enriquez
    Madeline Felix
    Jaqueline Garza
    Perla Gonzalez
    April Haltom
    Ty’Janae Harper
    Desiree Heredia
    Tayler Hicklen
    Antonisha Holland
    Joseline Ibarra
    Hawa Jalloh
    Tyrionne Jones
    Monica Juarez
    Janeth Leal
    Kiara Lewis
    Brittany Magee
    Araceli Martinez
    Karreye Mitchell
    Sakia Mitchell
    Samantha Olvera
    Karen Orduna
    Machelle Owens
    Keli Perry
    Mileydi Pomposo
    Michelle Rodriguez
    Danielle Royal
    Lamiya Smith
    Dejanae Tabera
    Diana Vazquez
    Denicia Villarreal
    Mieshia White
    Jaketria Williams
    Brittany Yarbrough
    Leilani Zarate
  • The New, Advanced Audio Video Production at the TEC

  • Next year, there will be a new Advanced Audio Video Production course. The course will be double-blocked at the TEC.  

    Audio Video Production 1 (AVP) will still be held on campus, and will not be double-blocked. Find Mrs. Dori Brown in B202 if you have further questions about either course!

    Watch the video here that includes WM AVP students!
  • Is Engineering in Your Future?

  • In the US, 1.3 million new STEM jobs will be added between now and 2020!

    Click here to watch the new STEM video talking about the STEM program that is offered at the new Technology Excellence Center through MISD!

    Look closely to catch the WM celebrities!
  • Congratulations TSA! 5 National Qualifying Events and Dozens of State Projects State Bound!

    Congratulations to the following TSA members for their efforts and success in the following TSA 2014 National Qualifying Events!
    Webmaster – 1st place; Bobby Castillo, Cameron Moreau, Javier Lopez
    Scientific and Technical Visualization – 1st place; Raphael Banoub, Brandell Ellison
    Music Production – 2nd place; Chris Raygoza
    Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Production – 2nd place; James Brumfield and Johnny Hernandez
    Digital Video Production – 3rd place; Zack Baker, Hunter Glenn, Chris Raygoza
    On-Demand – 4th place; Zack Baker, Hunter Glenn, Alex Hernandez, Lynda Ortiz, Chris Raygoza
    Engineering Design – 4th place; Cameron Moreau, Michael Jaramillo, Eduardo Rodriguez
    Architectural Renovation – 4th place; Salvador Tinajero and Johnny Hernandez
    Promotional Graphics – 4th place; Felipe Estrada
    Promotional Graphics – 5th place; Anthony German
    Zack Baker, Bobby Castillo, Nicole Darmofal, Joshua McConnell, Cameron Moreau, Juan Moreno, Teresa Paton, Chris Raygoza, Hugo Rivera and Ali Thompson submitted 25 State level projects. Every project placed 1st-5th and will advance to State in April. Category details can be found on the TSA webpage.  
  • Congratulations, Principal Ms. Coday! Awarded Secondary Principal of the Year

  • Ms. Coday was awarded the Secondary Principal of the Year award by the Mesquite PTA.

    Congratulations to Felipe Estrada, WMHS PTA President, who was awarded the PTA Secondary Volunteer of the Year award.
  • Congratulations, Winners of the Mesquite Education Association (MEA) Scholarship!

  • Congratulations to Alyssa Cabrera and Amanda Garay for being winners of the Mesquite Education Association Scholarship! They each will receive $750.00 towards books and tuition!
  • Congratulations to the New 2014-2015 Cheerleaders!

  • Varsity
    Monique Barnes
    Anahi Espinosa
    Jennifer Garcia
    Lauren Hortman
    Adriana Hughes
    Vaija Jones
    Taryn Lumpkin
    Jaire Miller
    Meea Mims
    Paige Ortiz
    Devonyae Pearson
    Alexis Poplion
    Zariya Steptoe
    Taja Warner
    Junior Varsity
    Stephanie Berrones
    Saveria Bollin
    Isabella Espinoza
    Alexis Gray
    Kalifornia Harris
    Serena Martinez
    Ashley Mennel
    Kollyn Meshack
    Destiney Mosley
    Jurea Roberts
    Alyssa Spence
    Riley Spence
    Phaedra Duffey
    Tamia English
    Michelle Garcia
    Nichole Hootman
    Brittani Russell
    Katie Whiteman
  • Lady Wrangler Girls Basketball: District Champs, Bi-District Champs & Area Champs!

  • Congratulations, Lady Wrangler Basketball for an exciting season.

    Click here to view pictures from various games on our Photo Gallery.
  • Congratulations West Mesquite DECA and Good Luck at STATE!

  •   On Saturday, January 11, West Mesquite sent 7 students to compete in the DECA District 11 competition at Lake Highlands High School. ALL 7 WMHS students that competed earned plaques and qualified to advance to the State DECA competition.

    If you are interested in learning more about what DECA is or how to join next year, go see Mrs. Gallegos in room V107.
    Alyssa Cabrera & Jennifer Servellon - Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making
    Valeria Chavez - Food Marketing Series
    Felipe Estrada Morales & Enrique Lopez - Hospitality Services Team Decision Making
    Leilani Garcia - Business Services Marketing Series
    Alexis Hernandez - Restaurant and Food Service Management Series
  • Congratulations, Dylan Sumner-Gardner!

  •   Sumner-Gardner talks Boise State. Read the article here from 247sports.com..

    Also, click here to read the article written by our very own WM Newspaper.
  • WMHS News Is Here! Read the Latest RoundUp Online

  •   The Roundup newspaper class has launched WMHS's first news website!

    Please visit wmhsnews.com for news that affects our campus, students, teachers, parents, alumni, and staff.
  • Congratulations, HOSA Members!

    On December 4th, WM's HOSA had 30 Future Health Professionals participate in online testing at the area/regional level.  

    Alondra Gamez  placed 3rd and is advancing to state competition for Pharmacology.  She will receive her Bronze Medal at the Spring Learning Conference in Richardson in February and will compete at the HOSA State Conference in San Antonio in March. 

    Also advancing to area/regional round two and skills competition in Richardson are: Karina Calderon  (3rd place) for Veterinary Science, Emily Mendoza for Medical Assisting (4th place), Eva Tinajero (4th place) for Healthy Lifestyles, Sara Martinez and Stephanie Valenciano as a team for CERT.

    Congratulations are in order for the extreme effort they expended in order to compete. These students do not have a class with their specific competition as the curriculum. They all accomplished this  by independent study and dedication in an area of health care that they plan to pursue after high school.

    WM 2013-2014 Yearbooks On Sale! Winning Design Chosen

  •   Congratulations to CTE Digital Arts & Animation student, Austin Stevens, for designing the winning West Mesquite 2013-2014 Yearbook Cover!

    Be sure to order your yearbook today! Visit smart-pay.com to buy online, or see Mrs. Good in B205 for an order form.
    Downloadable Order Form in PDF
  • Cosmetology Shining Bright at Two Competitions!

  •   11 Cosmetology students competed in the ITS Education Forum High School Fantasy Mannequin Competition. Out of the 25 high school students that competed, MISD took ALL of the top 6 prizes! Our students won cash, trophies and prizes totaling more than $5,000!

    1st Place - Lesley Lugo Infante - MHS Junior
    $250 cash, trophy and gift bag
    2nd Place - Rosa Garcia - Horn Senior
    $150 cash, trophy and gift bag
    3rd Place - Marissa Lozano - NMHS Senior
    $75 cash, trophy and gift bag
    4th Place - Carmen Rameriz - MHS Senior
    5th Place - Mahawa Vandi - Horn Senior
    6th Place - Asia Griffin - Horn Junior

    4-6th places won awesome gift bags! The top 4 received professional shears worth $300 each!
    Winners of Cosmetology's Scan to Vote Spooktacular:
    - Virginia Rameriz - 1st, Paula Najera - 2nd, Yolanda Mora - 3rd
    Cosmetology 1 - Ann'gel Owens - 1st, Jessica Castillo - 2nd, Kimberly Aguilar - 3rd
    Cosmetology 2 - Angeles Reyes - 1st, Alexxis Maldonado - 2nd, Karina Pena - 3rd
  • Lady Wranglers Back In Action

  •   Congratulations to our Lady Wrangler Basketball team for their first game, first season win! Check out the Basketball page for Girls and Boys schedules, rosters and more! Come to the games to support our WM Basketball Wranglers!

    Photos taken by Yearbook student, Detorie Taylor.
    See more in the WM Photo Gallery.
  • West Mesquite Represents at 5K Technicolor Run!

  • What Letter Would Represent Your Experience?

  •   Mrs. Conway's AP English students created a decorated letter as a capstone experience for their Scarlet Letter unit.

    The assignment helped students identify with the experience and explore the feelings of the novel’s protagonist, Hester Prynne. After wearing their letters for the day, students will write a final reflective journal entry about their experience.
  • Aiming High With our WM Golf Team!

  •   Upcoming Golf tournaments include, Oct. 21, JV Boys @ Firewheel Old; Oct. 29, Varsity Boys @ Waterview; Nov. 4, JV Boys @ Firewheel Lakes.

    Check out more pics on our Photo Gallery!
  • Congratulations, WM Burnt Orange Band!

  • The WM Burnt Orange Band competed in the Mesquite Marching Festival at Memorial Stadium and was awarded 1st division (Superior) ratings by all judges and finished 10th overall of the 28 bands in competition. This is a very significant achievement at just our first contest of the year! Congratulations, BOB!
  • Congratulations, Dylan Sumner-Gardner, an Under Armour All-American Selection!

  • Dylan is one of 95 players selected from around the country and 1 of 10 from Texas to participate in the event that is held in Orlando Florida at the Disney complex. Click here to see more pics on our WM photo gallery!
  • Senior of the Week at West Mesquite!

  • Congratulations to the following Seniors, who have been chosen as the Senior of the Week! Recipients are able to park in the Senior parking spot, as well as receive a parking pass and College Bound sweatshirt due to their stellar character and conduct!

    Jessy Gonzales

    Congratulations to the following Seniors
    , who have been chosen for Embrace the Shake!

    Edwin Bah
    Lataysha Randle
  • WM JROTC Participates in DFW Honor Flight Send-Off - Video Link Below

  • WM's JROTC color guard participated in the DFW Honor Flight send-off to Washington DC! One gentleman was selected by Sgt. Kinnel to lead our color guard. He held this position during WWII. He was thrilled with the honor! Thank you students for doing a great job and representing West well!

    See more pics in the Student Life photogallery!

    Click here for the video created by MISD
  • CTE Practicum Students Earn $1,099,814.83 Last Year. 263 Certifications Obtained!

  • CTE Animoto Video. Click to view!

    Click here to view the NEW CTE Video created by MISD!
    Start Your Career While You're Here! CTE at WM. Our Career & Technical Education (CTE) program courses allow you to get hands on experience and training in a variety of skills and careers. You can even earn college credits and get paid while going to school!

    Learn new skills, get college credit, earn a real paycheck. In an increasingly competitive job market, MISD's CTE Program can give you the extra step you need toward your future.

    Check out the CTE program at WM! With more than 40 technology courses available-- there's one for you!