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MWHS Ram Elite Awarded Distinguished Alumni of 2021

Mineral Well High School Ram Elite is honored to introduce you to our 2021 MWHS Distinguished Alumni, Dr Kayla Watson Peak. Dr Peak is a member of the Mineral Wells High School Class of 1984. She began her education at Cullen Grimes Elementary and continued through MWISD until she graduated with honors from Mineral Wells High School. She received her Bachelor’s in Science from Tarleton State in 1988 as well as her Master’s in 1990. Dr Peak received her Doctoral Degree in 1995 from Texas A&M Commerce.

Dr Peak grew up in a home of educators as both her parents Ronnie and Joyce Watson taught at Mineral Wells ISD for many years. And as a teacher at heart, Dr Peak has been honored with an extensive list of teaching awards throughout her career.

Dr. Peak has spent her career immersed in the study of Kinesiology & Sport within the Higher Education setting. As a result, she was instrumental in elevating the Department of Kinesiology at Tarleton State University into the School of Kinesiology. Now, as the Head of the School, Peak is responsible for the overarching mission and vision, recruitment and retention, and historical documentation of the program. She has been a tireless advocate for the Kinesiology & Sport Industry.

Known on the Tarleton campus for creating and implementing two very special events on campus-Fantastic Field Day and Rock the Gym which are designed specifically for area public schools with physical and cognitive disabilities.

Dr Peak and her husband, Paul, have been married since 1993 and have one son, Paul-David. During their free time, the Peak family can be found on the golf course or camping in the great outdoors.

Resources for Post-Secondary Schooling

REGISTER TODAY for the FREE Pathways to Successful Post-Secondary Schooling webinar on April 20 at 12:15 p.m. CST (English) and 1:30 p.m.
CST (Spanish). Dr. Brenda L. Barrio, University of North Texas, and Sandye Cox, Region 10 ESC, will outline crucial skills necessary for post-secondary success for students with disabilities and share resources for both students and their families.
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2021 Project Graduation

Mineral Wells High School Project Graduation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization that began in 1994 with the goal of providing a FREE all night event for all graduating seniors. Graduates from MWHS can socialize, play games, listen to music, eat, and win awesome prizes in an alcohol and drug free environment. For some graduates, this is the only celebration they might have access to on their big night. For others, this event will provide a safe alternative to other parties they might otherwise attend.


This site is dedicated to Remote Instruction at Mineral Wells High School, which includes video resources and contact information

Announcement on STAAR testing

This week, Mineral Wells High School is conducting the STAAR online testing for the English I EOC and English II EOC. English I was postponed Tuesday, April 6th due to statewide testing system challenges. We will now be testing English I and English II on Thursday, April 8th. This applies to all students currently enrolled in English I and English II and students who have not yet made a satisfactory score on English I or English IISTAAR tests. All non-testers will be remote learners. Testers need to bring their fully charged Chromebook and charger for testing. All non-testers will be remote learners. STAAR EOC testers will remain on campus the entire school day. Busses will run at normal schedule.
This schedule does not apply to current remote learners. These students will take the STAAR English I on Tuesday, April 13th and English II on Thursday April 15th.

Exam for Acceleration

Registration for the CBE-Exam for Acceleration for Mineral Wells ISD will begin March 18, 2021 with the deadline being April 1, 2021. The test will be given on the following days May 11-13, 2021.

Valentine's Day Delivery Information

Valentine’s Day is Sun, Feb 14th. AS part of our COVID-19 health & safety protocols, campuses will not be accepting any deliveries of food, flowers, or Valentine’s Day items. Thank you again for your continued support in helping keep our students safe and healthy in school.

Remote Students

Remote Students are allowed to return to campus at the end of each six weeks. If a student wishes to return to campus the student’s parent must fill out the designated Google form located on the link below, you will be contacted when your submission is approved.
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