Here is a press release from Frenship ISD:
WOLFFORTH, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) – Frenship ISD is thrilled to announce that Rebecca Whipkey has been chosen as the new Principal of Frenship’s fourth college slated to open in August 2023. Whipkey takes on this new role with a wealth of knowledge and 23 years of teaching experience.
Whipkey joined the Frenship family in 2003 and for nearly 20 years served Frenship students, parents and staff in a variety of roles including math teacher, basketball and track and field coach, instructional coach for Frenship staff and most recently Deputy Director of Frenship Middle. School for two years.
“I am very happy to have this opportunity to lead our new college. When I started at Frenship, there was only one middle school, and watching our district grow to where we are now building our fourth middle school is amazing,” Whipkey said. “With this growth comes a great responsibility to maintain the high level of academic excellence. When we open in August 2023, my commitment to our community is to have a building ready to welcome children and give them the Frenship education they deserve.
Over the next year, Whipkey will work on the logistics of opening the fourth college, including staffing, campus procedures, and ensuring the facility and programs are fair for existing Frenship colleges. .
Part of this process includes collecting feedback from parents, staff, and the community on attendance zone changes for middle schools. Frenship ISD will host three public meetings October 4-6 to discuss potential attendance zone considerations and to hear feedback from parents.
The town halls are open to the public and the three meetings will have the same presentation.
Dates and times of public meetings:
Tuesday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Heritage Middle School, 6110 73rd St, Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, October 5 at 6:00 p.m.
Terra Vista Middle School, 1111 Upland Ave, Lubbock, TX
Thursday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Frenship High School, 500 Main St, Wolfforth, TX
For more information on the progress of Frenship ISD’s Bond 2020 projects and new schools, visit www.Frenship.net.
(Frenship Independent School District press release)