Programs and Activities
Walnut Glen Academy is excited to announce the beginning of the Watch D.O.G.S program
(Dads of Great Students). Watch D.O.G.S. is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering.
Watch D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other father-figures who volunteer for at least one day each year at an official Watch D.O.G.S. school... Learn More
"Specials" are very SPECIAL at WGA!!
We strive to encourage 'arts' of all kinds...Whether it be through music, movement and health, art, or reading and computer skills...We have it here at WGA!
Art at WGA
Instructor: Kathleen Hodges
The WGA Art Department is one the few great concentrations in the full study and appreciation of art through art history, creation, discovery and presentation. You will find examples of the work of our student in the Garland ISD Art Festival and Galleries all year long....Overview of Art at WGA
Instructor: Laura Harms
With WGA being an academy, we also offer offer enriched art. This means that the student has been tested and is considered promising or gifted in art. You will also see many of the works of the enriched art program in our school and district displays to the public....Enriched Art
Music at WGA
Instructor: Peggy Davis
New to our district and school, Mrs. Davis has been a great addition to the WGA family. Students have been busy learning the love of music in her own special way. Look for upcoming grade level programs and concerts with Honor and Primary Choir..Overview of Music at WGA
Instructor: Matthew Ochs
With WGA being an academy, we also offer offer enriched music. This means that the student has been tested and is considered promising or gifted in music. You will also see many of the performances of the enriched music program in our school and district performances to the public...Enriched Music
Instructor: Adrianna Garza
Bringing some fresh ideas to the already established strings program here at WGA is just what Ms. Garza is doing! Recently some of her students performed and even became the teachers to a handful of WGA teachers. Strings has and will always be a proud WGA program that is offered currently to 4th and 5th grade students regularly and to 3rd grade students during our Explorer Day Program...Strings
Instructor: Joshua Perry
New to Walnut Glen, Coach Perry encourages
students to stay active, eat right, and alway be a great WGA student. Coach will keep the students in tip, top shape with his teaching of the fundamentals of all organized sports while also allowing students to have some physical education exploration time...Physical Education
Instructor: Jennifer Pritchard
Our WGA Library is top notch!!! Recently we just had our Book fair and it was a super success! Mrs. Pritchard was said to be smiling from 'ear to ear' with her excitement. With the help of parents being involved with their student through their attendence to PTA programs and meetings, plus the great turn out at our Donuts with Dads, this was said to be the "best year ever" by Mrs. Pritchard herself. All money raised will be used to purchase new books and aid the Literary Arts Festival in May..Library
Instructor: Ashton Grable
Students get a technology workout with all the programs offered in our computer labs. Not only are students having the opportunity to work with top of the line math and reading programs to aid and enrich teaching in the classroom, but they are still encouraged and required in many circumstances to work with Microsoft Office...Computer
Animal Advocacy Project
In order to foster in student's kindness towards animals, wildlife, and the environment, and also provide a significant way to engage our student population in community service by offering ways to participate in a variety of service projects, we have established a school-wide humane education program called the Animal Advocacy Program.