The second annual Waxahachie Global High PTO Golf Classic has been scheduled for May 8 at the Old Brickyard Golf Course in Ferris.

Proceeds from the event will be used by the PTO to help fund programs for students, with a significant portion going toward the PTO scholarship fund.

The event will include a four-person scramble, barbecue lunch and awards reception following the golf. Tee time begins at 8 a.m., with fees of $80 for individual players or $300 for foursomes.

Online registration is available now at 2010 Golf Classic and includes a 1-year subscription to Golf Digest with registration.

The Old Brickyard Golf Course is located at 605 N. Interstate Highway 45 in Ferris (

“This is our largest PTO fundraiser of the year and we want to get the word out to all the golfers in the community,” said Lisa Hoops, Global High PTO board member. “We are trying to grow our scholarship fund in preparation for the school’s first graduating class. Last year’s event was a huge success. This year we’re working to make it bigger and better.

“It’s going to be a lot of fun and all the proceeds go toward a great cause,” Hoops said. 



The PTO is also seeking corporate sponsorships for the 2010 Golf Classic. Sponsorship opportunities include:

• Title Sponsor ($3,000) — Exclusive rights to the tournament, listing on top of the program and on top of T-shirt, 8 player spots, four drink tickets per player and sponsorship of $1 million hole in one contest.

• Gold Sponsor ($1,500) — Four player spots, sponsor sign on two holes, listing in program, three drink tickets per player, second position on T-shirt and sponsorship of closest to the pin contest.

• Silver Sponsor ($1,000) — Two player spots, two drink tickets per player, hole sponsor sign and listing in program and on T-shirt.

• Bronze Sponsor ($750) — Two player spots, two drink tickets per player, hole sponsor sign and listing in program and on T-shirt.

Other sponsorships include: Lunch Sponsor ($600); Practice Range Sponsor ($500); Putting Green Sponsor ($250); Individual Hole Sponsors ($200); Golf Cart Sponsor ($500).

For more information on becoming a sponsor at this year’s Waxahachie Global High 2010 Golf Classic, contact Lisa Hoops at

Enrollment now open for


school year

Waxahachie Global High, now in its third year of operation, is a STEM Academy (focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as an Early College High School affiliated with WISD and Navarro College.

WGH is currently accepting applications for enrollment for the 2010-2011 school year that will begin in the fall.

Enrollment is open to incoming freshmen and sophomore grade levels from any district, private school or home school.

School enrollment is capped at a maximum of 400 students and applications will not be accepted for next year’s junior or senior classes.

In the event there are more applications than available slots, a lottery system will be used to determine admission.

Applications are available at Global High, located at 600 Second St. in Waxahachie (in the WISD Wilemon building).

Applications are also available by mail by contacting the school at the number below.

Global High also encourages prospective students and parents to schedule a campus tour by calling the school at 972-923-4761.

“We love showing off our campus and the exciting things going on a Global,” said WGH Principal Donald Snook. “If anyone is interested in learning more about Global, please give us a call and we’ll arrange for tours and an opportunity to visit with our faculty and students.”



Global High has scheduled a STEM Camp for students in grades 7-9 with a full week of educational activities focusing on science, technology, engineering and math.

The camp will take place from June 14-18 at the Global High campus providing enrichment opportunities for the students who have a love of science, technology, engineering and math.

Camp fees are $25 per student and covers the cost of all materials, handouts and snacks.

Parents wanting to register their student(s) for STEM Camp are encouraged to pre-register by May 31 by contacting the school at 972-923-4761.