• Curricular


    National Junior Honor Society

    National Junior Honor Society, or NJHS, is an organization that is by-invitation-only to students who carry an average of 92 or above in their classes for the first semester of 7th grade and who exhibit exceptional citizenship at Wilson and in our community.  Students who meet the criteria for membership are inducted in the spring of his or her 7th grade year and are members of NJHS during 8th grade.  Throughout the year, school and community service is highly emphasized.  Annually, NJHS sponsors Wilson’s Plano Santa’s Canned Food Drive in November, hosts the Rams vs. Goats Student/Teacher Basketball Game in the spring, and participates as student buddies at Shepard Elementary’s Field Day in May.  NJHS meets during the first half of Genius Hour on Thursdays.

    Sponsors: Stacey Omahony, Susan McNamara and Emily Gibson     Contact: Stacey Omahony  stacey.omahony@pisd.edu  469-752-6770


    EPIC Ambassadors

    EPIC Ambassadors are youth leaders passionate about creating positive relationships and communities that are free of bullying and violence. There is an application to join. Meetings will be held on Mondays at 3:35 in room C119. Talk to your grade level counselor if you would like more information.

    Sponsors: Cynthia Wilcox, Angie Kendrick, Kenitres Wiley     Counselor’s Office: 469-752-6715


    Band 

    The Wilson Ram Band is a place for students to learn how to play a band instrument and also refine higher level playing skills. Beginner Band is open for all incoming 6th graders and 7th and 8th-grade band is open to those students with one or two years of playing experience on their instrument. 6th-grade band members must attend an instrument selection event to choose their instrument for the year. 7th and 8th-grade band is split into three ability based bands and is based on audition only. 

     Sponsor: Kristin May  kristin.may@pisd.edu  (469) 752-6835


     7th and 8th grade Athletics

    Girls Volleyball- 7:00 AM- 1st Period (Tryouts are held the first week of school)

    Boys Football- Last period- 5:00 PM (No Tryouts)

    Girls Basketball- 7:00 AM- 1st Period (Tryouts are held at the first of November)

    Boys Basketball- Last period- 5:00 PM (Tryouts are held at the first of November)

    Girls Track- 7:30 AM- 1st Period (No Tryouts)

    Boys Track- 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM (No Tryouts)

    Boys and Girls Cross Country- 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM (No Tryouts)

    A physical form must be completed by a doctor and all forms must be completed at rankonesport.com in order to tryout or participate in any sport.

    Sponsor: Coach Harrell   todd.harrell@pisd.edu  (469) 752- 6797


    Speech & Debate

    Speech and debate is an academic sport, giving students the chance to compete against students from Plano middle schools in a variety events ranging from Speech-giving, debating and acting. Students of all grade levels are welcome to join - there is no audition, and no prior public speaking experience is required! This is a flexible extracurricular that gives students the freedom to participate however they choose. Rehearsals are held in the Theatre Room Mon-Thurs from 7:50-8:20 AM, with 4 Saturday tournaments each year.

    Sponsor: Bri Wehman  brittany.wehman@pisd.edu  469-752-6834


    Drama Performances

    While not a club, any student is welcome to audition for the theatre productions throughout the school year. There is typically 1 show in the Fall Semester and 1 show in the Spring, with the possibility of additional small shows throughout the year. Students do not need to be enrolled in a theatre class to participate, and can find information on upcoming shows by visiting the Callboard outside the theatre room.

    Sponsor: Bri Wehman  brittany.wehman@pisd.edu  469-752-6834


    MathCounts

    MathCounts is a national organization that provides mathletes an opportunity to compete against other mathletes across the region, state, and nation. Each year we take a team of 10 students to compete in February at the University of Texas at Dallas. Our first meeting generally takes place in September and we meet weekly until competition. If desired by team members, we continue meeting every Tuesday until the end of the year.  

    Sponsor: Laura Perry   laura.perry@pisd.edu  469-752-6753


    KEYSS

    KEYSS stands for Keeping Education Your Stepping Stone. This is a district organization geared towards minority girls who hope to be first-year college graduates. We meet every Thursday during the second half of Genius Hour to learn about different colleges, college experiences, build resumes, and look for volunteer opportunities. Twice a year, we also visit a different college or university to learn more about financial aid, college experience from current college students, and admission requirements.  KEYSS is here to support all students.

    Sponsor: Laura Perry  laura.perry@pisd.edu   469-752-6753


    Cheerleading

    Cheerleading is designed for eighth grade students and provides an opportunity for participants to use their leadership qualities, performance skills and spirited support for school teams, clubs and the rams community. This organization is intended to foster student leadership and enjoyment of school pride. Practices are held on Monday afternoons at 3:40 in the Gym.

     Sponsors: Gerri Goodspeed  gerri.goodspeed@pisd.edu  469-752-6832  and Tiffany Harden  tiffany.harden@pisd.edu 469-752-6748 


    Student Council

    The purpose of the student council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects.  Student council meets during Genius Hour.   

     Sponsors:  6th grade: Elizabeth Davison elizabeth.davison@pisd.edu 469-752-6765     7th & 8th grades: Anna Cox anna.cox@pisd.edu 469-752-6754


    H.O.P.E.

     H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Peers Excel) is an elective opportunity for 7th and 8th grade students.  The students in H.O.P.E. assist students in special education with their assignments in their classes, help model appropriate social interactions and help to foster peer relationships.  

    Sponsor:  Tiffany Johnstone tiffany.johnstone@pisd.edu  469-752-6774