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Kitty Kat vs Runge Lady Jackets, December 12, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m @ Runge

Basketball game-Kitty Kats vs Runge Lady Jackets moved to 5:00 P.M

Delayed start for 12/8/17

We will start school at 10:00 tomorrow due to the weather and the uncertainty of road conditions.  Buses will run on a two hour delay and will start at 8:15 in the morning.

YISD Christmas Band Concert

Christmas Band Concert @2:30 pm in the auditorium on December 10, 2017.

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Wildcat Band @ UIL Marching Contest


                                 Wildcat Band at UIL Marching Contest @ Heroes Stadium in San Antonio-Looking Great!

November 24, 2017-Area Playoff Snapshots!

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 Final Score!

                       Great Game!






Wildcats vs Mason! Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

  Wildcats vs Mason @ San Antonio at Edgewood's Veterans Stadium. Yorktown as the home team.
                                                                    Go Cats!


Tuesday's Basketball Game Canceled

Boys basketball game here Tuesday has been cancelled-Wildcats are still in the football playoffs!  GO WILDCATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wildcats Area Playoff


Area Play-off Game

Yorktown Wildcats (Home)

Thrall Tigers (Visitor)

Friday, November 24th 4:00 PM

Buffalo Stadium

Giddings, TX

Ticket Prices: Adults - $6/Students - $4; Passes: District 15 AA Division I and THSCA will be honored

Basketball Game re-scheduled

Due to football playoffs,  our home boys' game vs. Sinton has been canceled and it was scheduled for next Tuesday, November 28.  We wish the football team the best in their journey.

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20. 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Regular School Board Meeting, November 20, 2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Wildcats Bi-District Play-off Game


                                                                       Bi-District Play-off Game                                                                     

Yorktown Wildcats (Home)
La Villa Cardinals (Visitor)

Friday, November 17th 7:30 PM

Taft High School Stadium
Taft, TX
Ticket Prices: Adults - $5/Students - $3

                                                                       Passes: District 15 AA Division I and THSCA will be honored


Immediate maintenance position available - contact Delia Ramirez, 361-564-2252 ext. 103.
Support personnel applications available on district website www.yisd.org


Bi-District VB Champs, Kitty Kats VS Freer Buckaroos for Area Title

Area Play-off Game

Yorktown Kitty Kats (Home)
Freer Buckaroos (Visitor)
Saturday, November 4th  3:00 PM
George West Gym -1013 Houston St. _George West, TX 78022
Ticket Prices: Adults - $5/Students - $3
Passes: District Passes, THSCA, THGCA will be honored






GVEC PowerUp Grant Awarded to YES through ABC


Left to Right: Pamela Edwards, Elementary Principal
Chad Gee, Superintendent
Dennis Mueller, PowerUP Grant Committee Member
Morgan Carriger, ABC
Shari Johnson, GVEC



Yorktown ISD would like to extend our sincere appreciation to GVEC and their PowerUP Grant program for their generous award to our ABC group.  This grant will help purchase additional technology to be utilized at the elementary for our students.  We would like to recognize the efforts of Mrs. Carriger and the ABC organization for helping secure this grant for our students and teachers.


Thursday, October 19, 2017 Junior High Football game @ Refugio will start @ 6:30
Final JH Volleyball Game of the season starts @ 6:00 p.m. in Runge
Regular School Board Meeting, October 16, 2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Junior High Football game @ Weimar- 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 28, 2017-Junior High & JV Wildcat Football

Junior High and JV football games will be held at Runge, September 28, 2017
Junior High will play at 
5:00PM and the JV after

Junior High Football game @ Stockdale, 6:00 p.m.

JH Football @ Stockdale, 6:00 p.m.-September 21, 2017

Kitty Kats Volleyball @ Nordheim 5:00 P.M. Sept. 12, 2017
Varsity plays Nordheim @ Nordheim - 5:00 p.m.  GO KITTY KATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Refugio game originally scheduled for 9/12/17 rescheduled to Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Wildcat Football BEGINS!!!!!!!!!



         2017    Wildcat   Football !!!!








Wildcat Pep Rally @ 2:20 in HS gym
Volleyball Tournament scheduled for 8/31/17 and 9/2/17 @ Banquete-CANCELED.
September 1, 2017-7:30 p.m. Wildcat Football @Stockdale


Yorktown Wildcats vs Stockdale Brahmas at Stockdale, September 1, 2017.  Game kickoff at 7:30 p.m. 
                                                GO WILDCATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yorktown Wildcats, September 1, 2017 scheduled football game against Shiner St. Paul has been canceled.

Return to School Thursday 8/31
Teacher work day 8/30, student holiday
School closed 8/28 and 8/29
No School tomorrow, August 25, 2017

YISD has canceled school for tomorrow, Friday, August 25, 2017.  YISD will continue monitoring the storm through Sunday at which time a determination will be made about school on Monday, August 28, 2017. 

Students and families are encouraged to sign up to receive "Remind" notifications
from the District, so that you can receive text message updates as information becomes


Yorktown ISD is working with DeWitt County's emergency EOC to monitor the weather
conditions due to Tropical Depression Harvey.

Students and families are encouraged to sign up to receive "Remind" notifications
from the District, so that you can receive text message updates as information becomes


Regular School Board Meeting, August 21, 2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
2017-2018 YISD Proposed Budget
CANCELED-Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 6:00p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library

Tonights Special Meeting has been canceled

Regular School Board Meeting, June 19, 2017@ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 05, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Yorktown's Voice

Yorktown's Voice, Manroy Wolpman-40 years of dedicated volunteer service to the Wildcat, Kitty Kat sports.   THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Regular School Board Meeting, May 15, 2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
YISD offers Credit by Examination-Deadline for registration is May 30, 2017
Yorktown ISD Unofficial Cumulative Dewitt County General Election results, May 6, 2017
YISD students Victoria College Pirates!

VC Pirates

                         YISD students are Victoria College Pirates!
(Students currently enrolled in dual credit courses and others will be attending VC in the fall)

Bottom left to Right:  Teresa Bates, YISD Dual Credit Facilitator.

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 7:00 p.m. on May 10, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Exon Mobile, Sunoco and The Texan donate $500.00 towards the YISD Math and Science Program

exon  Left to Right: 

  Student Council Representatives:  Stephen Wagner and Halle Martin, Brian Dlugosch-The Texan;
  Mark Ozuna, Territory Manager Sunoco LP, and Dr. Carlos Garza YHS Principal

YISD students win SWCD essay!

SWCD     Essay winner, Robin Naranjo (not pictured)

    Left to right:  SWCD representative; 2nd place essay winner- Lainey Hendrick, &                                  H.S.  English Teacher, Caleb Gips.




Adam Weise Memorial Fund donated to the YISD Football program


Superintendent Chad Gee is presented The Adam Weise Memorial Fund  Donation  by Adam's mom and grandmother.

Regular School Board Meeting, April 24,2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Bi-District Softball Playoff

Bi-District Playoff Game -Kitty Katy District Champs vs Harper Longhorns on Friday April 28, 2017-Place/Time TBA

District Champs

Free Athletic Physicals!

Athletic Physicals are required for students entering grades 7, 9, and 11 for the 2017-2018 school year that participate in Athletics. Students that had an injury or concussion in the last year will also be required to have a physical.  Physicals will be done at the High School gym Friday May 5th and 12th after 1:00PM. They will  be free during these times only. For more information please contact any coach or Ms. Romans. 

District of Innovation Plan
Wildcat Baseball in Moulton

Baseball in the rain

Kitty Kat Area Track Qualifiers

Kitty AreaKitty Kat Area Qualifiers:

Hailey Naranjo, Katie Hughers, Stephanie Mattox, Halle Martin, Jasmin Davis

Annie Ochoa, Jessica Garcia, Robin Naranjo, Hunter Day

Alexis Longoria, Alexia Alvarado

Wildcat Area Track Qualifiers

Boys Area Track Qualifiers   
Stephen Wagner, Dylan Sinast, Jayden Webb, Ja-mel Wade, Luke Romans, Brian Metting
Cy Strieber, Chris Reccie, Zack Latta, Mason Williams


Yorktown School Board Notice of Election
Wildcat High School and Junior High Students compete in District Track Meet

District Track photos on District Photo Gallery, located on bottom left hand corner.

YISD Special Olympics students
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L to R:  Andrew Yeresky; Maria Barron; Oscar Perez; Ruby Rosales; Sophia Spain; Tyler Orsak

YISD Escort to the Special Olympics
Texas High School Coaches Association Academic All-State -Wagner, Stephen and Korancek, Wyatt receive Recognition!





2017 Girls State Powerlifting

Girls State Powerlifting

Girls 2017 Powerlifting Meet in Waco- Kitty Kats place in their weight division-Alexis Longoria placed 7th;  Robin Naranjo placed 6th; Annie Ochoa placed 6th.  Way to go girls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yorktown 6th grade students attend field trip to the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

6th grade field trip

Lieutenant Thomas McDowell returns from Afghanistan; Surprises Mrs. Preslar's 6th grade class!

6th gradeLieutenant McDowellplaque

 Preslar's class had been writing and sending care packages to US troops all year.  Lieutenant McDowell, on his two weeks off, took time to come by and present the class with a special plaque and stayed to answer all of the student's questions. 

Wildcats All District Basketball Team

Boys All District Basketball Team

Front Row: Ja-Mel Wade; Ethan Queen; Ryan Zungia
Back Row: Dylan Sinast; Corey Pargmann; Stephen Wagner; Jayden Webb; Tanner Koricanek; Wyatt Koricanek; Nathan London; Luke Romans

Kitty Kats Academic All District Basketball Team
Academic All District Basketball Team
Front Row: Jessica Garcia, Danielle Hernandez, Robin Naranjo, Jasmin Davis
Back Row: Taylor Beckham/Honorable Mention; Stephanie Mattox/2nd Team All District; Kaylee Dueser/Honorable Mention; Caleigh Gee


Regular School Board Meeting, March 20,2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
2017 State Power Lifters - WIN STATE GIRLS!

2017 State Power LiftersAnnie Ochoa, Robin Naranjo and Alexis Longoria.

One Act Play cast, Ashley Rodriguez- All Star Cast and Trent Deal-Honorable Mention All Star Cast!

District All Star Cast

Friday, March 10, 2017 softball game at Kenedy has been moved up to 5:00 p.m. because of potential rain for that evening.
Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 7:00 p.m. on March 6, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Yorktown Elementary March 2, 2017 EVENTS: Book Fair til 5:00 p.m.; Family Reading Night from 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m; "Ramona" performance @ 6:00 p.m.

Book fair will be open until 5:00 p.m.
Family Reading Night will be from 5:00 p.m.-6:00p.m.
"Ramona" performance will be in the playatorium at 6:00 p.m.


Family Reading Night

Book fair will be open utnil 5:00 pm.

Family Reading Night will be from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.

"Ramona" performance will be in the playatorium at 6:00 pm.

- See more at: http://www.yisd.org/3/News/10247#sthash.kw3zElLc.dpuf
YISD Senior Graduation, May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 p.m. at Yorktown Wildcat Stadium
YISD Senior Baccalaureate @ 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium on May 21, 2017
Victoria College Dual Credit Orientation April 3, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium
Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot for Yorktown ISD School Board Election
Wildcat Bi-District Boys Basketball Playoff @ Marion High School @ 7:00 p.m

Marion High School
506 Bulldog Lane
Marion, Texas 78124
Adults- $5.00
Students- $3.00
Yorktown is the visiting school.
*Just south of New Braunfels


Regular School Board Meeting, February 20,2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 12:00 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Community Conversation @ Victoria ISD on February 27, 2017


YISD Wildcats selected to the Padilla Poll Coaches All-State Team
Reagan Billings - Second Team Offensive Line
Jacob Archuleta - Second Team Offensive Line
Michael Rodriguez - Second Team Defensive Line
Jayden Webb - Second Team Defensive Back
Regular School Board Meeting, January 16, 2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Superintendent Public Forum; Wednesday, January 4, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. @ the Yorktown Junior High Library.

Superintendent Public Forum, January 4, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. @ the Junior High Library,  to discuss the new A-F Rating system for accountability that has been adopted by the state.  Anyone interested in learning more about this new system and how it affects school districts is invited to attend.

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 7:00 p.m. on Feb. 13, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
YISD Administration Office Closed-July 3, 2017 thru July 7, 2017



Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
2017 Summer Volleyball Camp

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                                      Grades 7th-9th                                                                       Grades 4th- 6th     
Great job Coach Gomez, Coach Gowens, Coach Blaschke and 2017 Graduates; Stephanie Mattox and Halle Martin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Come Meet the Teacher!

 August 10, 2017-YISD Meet the Teacher

Elementary - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Secondary - 6:00 p..m. to 7:00 p.m.

Regular School Board Meeting, September 18, 2017 @ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, October 2, 2017-Junior High Volleyball Change

 The game against Austwell-Tivoli will be here on Monday, October 2, 2017, starting at 5:30 p.m.  There will be only one game and our 8th grade A team will be playing that match.

Coming to Your Town: Adult Education Classes

Adult Education Classes----This program can help you:

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Stomach Bug Information
"School Board Appreciation Month, January 2017" YISD School Board of Trustees

January 2017 School Board Appreciation Month

Thank you!

                   Danette Respondek           Deborah Kneese        Mark Weischwill         Todd Metting

                                         Nelda Sertuche                     DeNeice Sinast                   Randy Franke


TASB to offer School Board Candidates Webinar

TASB to Offer School Board Candidate Webinars 
School board candidates and interested citizens can learn about the demands and rewards of school board service in a free webinar offered by TASB on February 13 and March 9 at noon and 6:30 p.m. CST. This webinar is designed to help participants understand what is involved in being elected to and serving on a local school board, the difference between the board's and staff's responsibilities, how to campaign constructively, and where to find information about being a candidate. There is no cost to participate, but preregistration is required. For details or to register, go to Webinar at LTS.tasb.org. For more information, call TASB Leadership Team Services, 800.580.8272, extension 2452.

Yorktown ISD Service Awards

retireesCindy Knobles, Barbara Bryand, Margaret Hlavaty, and Natacha Shotts-YISD Retirees


Below: Delia McAda-35 yrs; Sylvia Hernandez-25 yrs.;

            Susan Franke-20 yrs.; Ashleigh Peyton-10yrs

             Hurshel Pruitt-10 yrs.


5-Gohmert5-Childress  Nancy Gohmert- 5 yrs; Karen Childress- 5yrs

Below: Safety Awards-Tina DeLaGarza and Genoveva Rosales



YISD Summer Basketball


YISD Wildcats and Kitty Kats Pre-Registration

Attention Yorktown Wildcats & Kitty Kats…

All students, including those who pre-registered, must complete the registration process. Registration will be held at the campuses on Thursday, July 27th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Important documents to bring:

  • Current (June/July) proof of residence (electric, gas, water bill or rent/lease receipt with a residential service address) NO PHONE OR CABLE BILLS
  • Parent/Guardian picture ID
  • Immunization record
  • birth certificate
  • social security number for new students

“Wildcat Strong & Kitty Kat Proud!”

Regular School Board Meeting, July 17, 2017@ Junior High Library at 7:30 p.m.
Meet the Wildcats and Kitty Kats!

wildcatMeet the Wildcats and Kitty Kats in the High School Gym on August 10, 2017 @ 7:15 p.m.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Reminder-Juniors and Seniors

Yorktown HS Students & Parents:
Save the date! Your Herff Jones rep will be on campus for class ring
orders on Tuesday, October 10th, 11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
It’s your story. Tell it! Your class ring is a reflection of your success—even
more, it’s a symbol of your pride and memories. Design the ring you’ll
wear proudly for years to come!

Read more.

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 30. 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
2016 Kitty Kat Volleyball All-District Honors and Victoria All Area Team Selections
Lions Club Contest Winners
15 years of Dedicated/Volunteer School Board Service- Thank you Mrs. Nelda Sertuche!


  Superintendent, Chad Gee, presents Mrs. Nelda Sertuche  a Region 3 plaque and a District plaque in recognition of her 15 years of dedicated/volunteer service as a YISD Board Trustee.





First Day of School-August 16, 2017

Welcome Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees @ 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ the Junior High School Library
Wildcats @ Shiner on Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 7:30

Reminder:  Friday, October 27, 2017-Wildcats at Shiner game starts at 7:30 p.m.!  GO WILDCATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2016 All-District Football Team
2017 YISD Graduate Signs

Graduate, Halle Martin signing to play volleyball at Coastal Bend College-Beeville, Texas.



Wildcat Send Off @ 2:30, front of YISD Cafeteria

NO PEP RALLY today, September 15, 2017-There will be a send off at 2:30 in front of the YISD Cafeteria

GO WILDCATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Thanksgiving Luncheon                                                                                                    Thursday, November 16th , 2017

            ATTENTION all Yorktown community and business members. YISD invites you to participate in our Thanksgiving Dinner with us on Thursday, November 16th
            YISD will be selling Thanksgiving plates (Turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce and dessert).Ticket Cost - $5.00; on sell through November 1st , 2017 at Administration Office. No tickets or extra plates will be sold after November 1st or on the day of Luncheon. 
            Please be advised, if you are not eating with your student(s), please plan on attending @ 12:10.  We are looking forward to your attendance and enjoy this Thanksgiving meal with you.

Yorktown Touch Point Healthy & E-Mist Announcement
Kitty Kat Volleyball
Kitty Kats VB-Sept.15, 2017- @Runge- Varsity @5:00 & 6:00 JV @ Runge
Next Week for High School [including this Friday] is the same.
Yorktown Elementary/Junior High Thanksgiving Meal

Yorktown Elementary/ Junior High Thanksgiving Meal Form

All Parents, Guardians & Grandparents are invited to eat lunch with their children. 

When: Thursday November 16th  Deadline: Pre-Paid only , No later than November 1st, 2017

No Day of sales accommodated Cost per person: $5.00 * No refunds *No takeout allowed


                Menu:Turkey, Dressing, Sweet potatoes, Green beans, Cranberry sauce and Dessert

A-F Rating System information
Cardiac Screening

On February 15, 2017, Yorktown ISD (partnered with “Who We Play For” and The Yorktown Athletic Booster Club) will be providing cardiac screenings for all students in grades  6-12 that are in (or will  be next school year) athletics , Marching band, or Cheerleading.  Cardiac screening will consist of a 12 lead ECG screening. They will be required to take their shirts off. We will do girls and boys separately and with supervision. Girls will be permitted to leave sports bras on for the screening.  Athletic Booster club is going to donate the cost of the screening for any child that gets screened on February 15, 2017.  Please sign consent form and return to the school prior to 2-15-2017. Students will NOT be screened without a signed consent form.

Please feel free to call Mary Romans RN at 361-564-4209 ext. 3 for any questions.

American Flag

American Flag

The Yorktown Athletic Booster Club has been graciously allowed the usage of a giant American Flag.  Flag presented at the first Wildcat Football home game against Universal City Randolph on September 8, 2017.

STOPit anti-bullying anonymous reporting tool

You may access the tool by clicking on this link


or by downloading the app on your mobile device or your student's mobile device at

Get it on Google Play    iTunes

Region 3 Education Service Center Board Member Election Set
Yorktown ISD student STAAR results
Texas Assessment Management System - STAAR for Families
2017-2018 YISD Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) District-Year 2 and Successive Years!
YISD Junior High "Helping Hand"

Junior HighYISD Junior Highs Students aid Hurricane Victims!

Kitty Kat Volleyball Camp

Camp will be July 18 - July 20, 2017 for Grades 4 - 9

Kitty Kat 2017 Volleyball Camp Signup Form 

Reserve A Yearbook Now!
Calendar for 2017-2018 School Year
YISD District of Innovation Plan
Yorktown ISD Community and Student CASE Evaluation

Texas Law HB5 requires that each district evaluate itself and each of its campuses in eight specifice categories. YISD values feedback from its community, and we appreciate you taking time to submit an evaluation of various programs within our district as they relate to community and student engagement.

Link:  www.thecasesolved.com/register-evaluator

Instructions for completing the online evaluation