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W’burg students score average on state assessments

Williamsburg Independent School students were average compared to the rest of the state on the latest round of state assessments scores with the elementary, middle and high schools each earning three stars out of a possible five stars on the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019

Dayspring Health’s W’burg school clinic deemed a huge success

When Dayspring Health opened a health clinic at Williamsburg Independent School last fall, clinic staff expected to put some band aids on a few boo boos but not a lot else. Physician Assistance Sarah McQueen, who is student health director at the school clinic, noted that...
Posted On 08 Aug 2019

Williamsburg schools amending bring your own device policy

In the not too distant past, school districts were encouraging students to bring their own electronic iPads, tablets, iPhones, etc. to learn on because the schools just didn’t have the money to bring their technology up to date. Thanks to some donations and educational...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019

Local students among 29 graduating from Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Rogers Explorers

First graduating class from program of seven held on Asbury University’s campus   Twenty-nine students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky graduated from the first class of The Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Rogers Explorers program held June 2-4 on the campus of Asbury...

Marc Taylor hired as new W’burg Independent School Principal

Williamsburg Independent School has a new principal. During a press conference Tuesday morning, the school district announced that McCreary Central Assistant Principal Marc Taylor has been named as the new principal. He will start work July 1, and replaces Tim Melton, who is the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019

W’burg E-sports team goes to state’s Elite 8

During its inaugural season, the Williamsburg High School E-sports team made it to the Elite 8 in the state before being eliminated. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 29 May 2019

W’burg schools getting bass fishing team, discussing creation of e-sports team

Williamsburg High School students will soon have a new extracurricular activity to explore, bass fishing. The school district is also looking into the possibility of creating an e-sports team too. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

Miss NIBROC Makayla Mack returns to WIS, gives empowering speech

Miss NIBROC Makayla Mack returned to Williamsburg Independent School Monday afternoon to speak to girls grades 3-6 about the importance of growing into strong, successful women. Specifically, she spoke about the need for more women in the S.T.E.M. fields (Science, Technology,...

Dayspring opening health clinic at W’burg school

It’s official. When Williamsburg students return to school next month, they will have vastly improved access to healthcare while at school. This is thanks to a partnership between the Williamsburg Independent School District and Dayspring Family Health Center. “One of the biggest...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

School health care options expanding for W’burg students

Williamsburg Independent School students are expected to have a few more healthcare options this fall with the potential expansion of the school medical clinic next school year through an possible agreement with Dayspring Health Care. During Tuesday’s special called Williamsburg...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018