Venus High School students Ayo Aridegbe, Demetrius Uplegger, and Rodrigo Alvarado made an amazing showing at the regional track meet, with Ayo advancing to the state meet in the 100 Meter Dash. Our Bulldogs demonstrated courage and pride, and we are proud of their hard work!
110 Hurdles - Rodrigo Alvarado -5th (15.49)
100 Meter Dash - Ayo Aridegbe - 1st (10.70) (Regional Champion) STATE BOUND
300 Meter Hurdles - Demetrius Uplegger - 3rd (39.65)
The Venus Softball Playoff Game will be Thursday, April 26, at Timberview HS in Mansfield. Gates open at 6 with a 7 start time. The ticket prices are Adults $5 and Student $3. Pass accepted at the gate will be 8-4A District and Senior Citizen passes.
Timberview HS is located at:
7700 S. Watson Rd
The Venus Independent School District 2018-2019 Academic Calendar is now available, and can be found below. As additional information about the 2018-2019 school year becomes available, it will be posted to venusisd.net/information.
The Venus High School Course Description Catalog for the 2018-2019 school year is available below. Upcoming Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students and parents can use it to make informed decisions on course requests. Any questions should be directed to the Venus High School Counseling Center at 972-366-8815.
On Monday, April 16, 2018, the Venus ISD Board of Trustees approved a full day Pre-Kindergarten program to begin with the 2018-2019 school year. Currently, Venus ISD operates the Pre-Kindergarten program on the state funded half-day basis. The full day program will offer a rigorous curriculum taught by certified teachers. Instruction will be all day and will be free of charge for students who qualify under the state mandated criteria.
Students can qualify under six different criteria including; Limited English Proficiency, Homeless, if the parent/guardian is a member of the Armed Forces, if a child is under the conservatorship for the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services, is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award or through income eligibility. Students must be 4 years old on, or before September 1, 2018.
The Venus ISD School Board also approved a tuition-based Pre-K that is available for children who live within Venus ISD boundaries and will be 4 years old by Sept. 1 but do not meet the eligibility requirements to enroll in state-funded pre-K.
For more information about the Venus ISD Full Day Pre-K Program, please contact Venus Primary School at 972-366-3268
See the document below for detailed information on the dress code for the 2018 Venus High School Junior-Senior Prom. Any questions should be directed to the Venus High School front office at 972-366-8815.
The Venus ISD Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the hiring of Jacob Bible, as the new Venus Bulldogs Athletic Director / Head Football Coach. Coach Bible brings 12 years of coaching experience. Bible’s coaching career in Oklahoma includes 1 year in the NCAA (University of Central Oklahoma), total of 5 years at Midwest City and Westmoore (both 6A), and a one-year stint as Head Coach at 3A Blackwell, before deciding to jump the Red River and come to Texas. In Texas, he spent a total of 3 years in Willis (5A) and Waco Connally (4A), before being awarded Athletic Director/Head Coach at Kermit in the spring of 2016. Coach Jacob Bible inherited a one-win team ranked 103 in class 3A Division 1. Coach Bible and his staff lead the program to become back-to-back district runners-up and had back-to-back playoff appearances for the first time in 9 years. The 2017 season was also Kermit’s first winning season in 8 years. Bible has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and is expecting to complete a Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Concordia University of Austin, in December, 2018.
“I have 12 years’ experience coaching football from the NCAA level to the 3A level. I made a quick turn around with the Yellowjackets building a winning program. I will outwork our opponents to ensure I do the same for Venus by investing in the community and the kids. My wife and I are excited about calling Venus home and our kids are already the biggest Bulldog fans in Texas.”
New Venus ISD Athletic Director/Head Football Coach along with Venus ISD Board Members: from left to Right, Joe Russell, Les Owens, Linda Taylor, Debra Cruce, Jacob Bible, Gerell Leonard, Tara Sheppard, James Hopper and Gregory Hoffman
We are proud to announce the first annual VISD Job Fair, which will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9 AM to Noon in the Venus High School Cafeteria. We will be hosting multiple small to mid-sized school districts. If you are interested in sharing your love of learning with students, we would love to see you there to explore possible career opportunities!