News

There's a lot happening in our vibrant and growing school district! From events taking place at our schools to district-wide announcements, we’ve included all the latest here on one page. Make it your first stop when you visit our website to ensure you are always aware of what is going on.

New Substitute Teacher Training

West Oso Independent School District requires all new substitute teachers to attend a three-hour substitute training for the 2019–2020 school year. The training will take place on Friday, January 31, 2020, at the West Oso ISD Administration Office, 5050 Rockford Drive in annex room 35 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

We require a minimum of 60 college hours or a bachelor’s degree/teacher certification for substitute employment. Please visit our Human Resources page to apply, and contact Sandra Gonzalez at (361) 806-5900, ext. 105 with questions.

Attention Substitutes

Substitute Pay Increase AnnouncementWest Oso ISD has the pleasure to announce that starting on Monday, January 13, 2020, our substitute daily rate will increase. The new daily rates are as follows:

Background, Experience, and Pay Rates 

  • Certified teacher substitute: Old rate - $100, new rate - $125
  • Bachelor's degree and above: Old rate - $85, new rate - $100
  • Sixty plus college hours - associate’s degree: Old rate - $75, new rate - $85

We love our subs! We invite you to apply today!

    Time Together

    West Oso Elementary (WOE) presents a chance for time together on Tuesday, January 21 from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the library. There will be a guest read aloud, book raffle, take home craft, and snacks! Siblings of WOE students are welcome.

    The featured book is I Need My Monster, and the activity will be monster puppets. We cannot wait to spend some time together!

    Junior High School Showcase

    West Oso Junior High School is holding a junior high school showcase for 5th-grade students and their parents. It is on Thursday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Clubs and organizations will be present with information, counselors will address schedules and other requirements, and principals will answer other pertinent questions. Please join us!

    High School Career Day Presenters Needed

    We need high school career day presenters! West Oso High School is hosting an all-day career day on Thursday, February 6. All ninth through twelfth grade students will participate. Eighth graders from WOJH will also participate. Community and business partners can sign up to volunteer!