Prosper Waco updates Waco ISD on ongoing work

Prosper Waco and Waco Independent School District came together to discuss the 29 initiatives implemented by Prosper Waco, as well as their three other ongoing projects.

SNAP certification, ‘cash mob’ expected to boost Jubilee Market

After months of waiting, Mission Waco’s grocery store Jubilee Food Market, has been certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to take SNAP payments. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is expected to help increase traffic to the store.

Updates on the Behavioral Health Leadership Team

A collaborative team of community leaders with roles that intersect with issues of mental health and substance abuse are working together to identify the community’s needs related to behavioral health and to create an integrated system of services to address those needs.

2017 Waco ISD Summer Internship Program

Waco ISD is implementing its summer internship program for the second time. The internship will be open to rising seniors from both Waco High and University High that are part of one of the Academies within Waco ISD.

Mayborn Museum Science Night

On October 20 ,2016, more than 300 students and parents from Brook Ave Elementary School and West Ave Elementary School visited the Mayborn Museum Complex to participate in a free Science Night.

Family of Faith Worship Center Christian Academy

A local church has created its very own full-day childcare academy. Family of Faith Worship Center Christian Academy will serve children ages three to five and will operate from 7AM to 5:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Klaras Center agreement to place trauma professionals at Waco ISD alternative campuses

On Sept. 29, the Waco ISD School Board approved a $103,000 partnership with Klaras Center for Families-Heart of Texas Region MHMR. The partnership will place a case worker and either a licensed professional counselor or a licensed clinical social worker on the Brazos High and Middle School Credit Recovery Center, and the GL Wiley Opportunity Center campuses.