Intent to Return 2020-21: Due July 14
Yesterday, you should have received a message from the district with directions about how to indicate your student's intent to return for the 2020-21 school year. Details are available on the Chandler Unified School District website. In addition, here is a reminder letter (in English and Spanish) from Mr. Delp.
School Re-Opening Information
The start date of the 2020-21 school year has been delayed until August 5, 2020. Please see the links below for important information related to the beginning of the school year and your choice of instructional models. Thank you for your patience as we navigate this process.
Letter from Dr. Casteel (carta del Dr. Casteel - en ingles y español)
Registration for 2020-21 School Year
Thank you for your interest in registering your child at Willis Junior High School. We look forward to assisting you. At this time, we encourage you to utilize the online registration portal to begin the registration process. Once you have completed the online form and submitted required documents, our registrar will be in contact to complete the process. Should you prefer to register your child in person, an appointment is required. If you need additional assistance, or would like to schedule an appointment for in-person registration, you may call our office at 480-883-5700. Thank you!
Thank You to Our Willis Community
We want to thank our Willis families and community for your unbelievable patience during the school closure. We know this has been a challenging season for everyone, but your gracious attitude has made a tremendous difference. In addition, we are extremely grateful for everyone who supported our efforts to provide food boxes and supplies to our families in need. We are absolutely overwhelmed by your generosity. Please take a minute to read this thank-you letter from Mr. Delp and Mrs. Huntington. We are so proud of our Firebird Community!
"Willis One" Newsletter - May 28, 2020
Today is our "official" final day for the 2020-21 school year. This is certainly not the ending we envisioned. Please take a few moments to read the Willis One newsletter -- one page of notes related to Willis Junior High School. You may access the letter, in English and Spanish, on Mr. Delp's section of the Willis web site (CLICK HERE). Please know how much we appreciate our Willis students, families and communities. Have a safe and restful summer!
Support WJHS with a Tax Credit Donation
Please consider supporting Willis Junior High School through the Arizona Public School Tax Credit program. Tax credit support is a critical supplement to our budget and is truly a substantial need for our school. These funds are used to support a wide variety of extracurricular activities and events for our students. This letter from Mr. Delp includes details about the Arizona Tax Credit program and how to make a contribution. Please share this information with others who might be willing to lend financial support to Willis. Thank you!
Parents, you may sign-up to receive periodic text reminders about upcoming events using the NEW Willis Remind account. Use the link to sign-up, or text @willisj to the number 81010. See remind.com for more information. You can also download the REMIND app to manage your alerts.
Willis Junior High is proud to have been serving our Chandler community for 40 years! We take a great deal of pride in identifying individual student needs and fostering academic, social, and emotional growth. Diverse academic offerings include:
At Willis, we have a pathway to success for every student. We cordially invite your family to be a part of our Firebird community. Please contact our front office at (480)883-5700 to get enrollment information, or schedule time to speak with an administrator, or counselor, about what Willis has to offer your student!
WJHS Social Media: Facebook and Twitter
In order to facilitate timely communication with students and parents and share our story, Willis has established social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. To receive updates, announcements, and school related news, please feel free to follow us on these social media channels. #wjhsstory