Jun 25

Program offers grads an opportunity to explore high-paying careers

The event will take place at Houston Community College Northeast (555 Community College Dr.) and transportation is available (see bus stop information here).

    Program offers grads an opportunity to explore high-paying careers
    Are you a graduated senior interested in getting to work right away? Are you still trying to navigate your plans? HISD is offering an opportunity to explore high-paying careers in high-demand fields on Thursday, June 28 through BridgeYear.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Jun 04

HISD to host kickoff celebration for ‘Camp Lit’ summer program

...7 from 9 to 11 a.m. All events will take place at Delmar Fieldhouse (2020 Mangum Road).  Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan will also deliver a motivational message to the students...

    HISD to host kickoff celebration for 'Camp Lit' summer program
    The Houston Independent School District will welcome thousands of students to summer school with a series of pep rallies and tailgates. This year, the focus of the "Camp Lit" summer program will be literacy. The Summer Kickoff for elementary students will be held on Wednesday, June 6 from 9 to 11 a.m.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Jun 01

HSPVA and HSLJ graduating seniors get glimpse of new facilities

...Allen said. “They’ll enjoy the building as alumni.”HSLJ’s new campus, located at 3505 Coyle Street, is in the final stages of construction with work on flooring, interior finishes, and “punch...

Ongoing work on the new Kinder HSPVA, located in downtown Houston at 790 Austin Street, includes installation of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, interior and exterior finishes, and built-in furniture and fixtures.

    HSPVA and HSLJ graduating seniors get glimpse of new facilities
    It was a bittersweet moment for seniors from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) and High School for Law and Justice (HSLJ) as they recently got a sneak peek inside their schools' newly constructed buildings.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

May 17

HISD parent in viral law school graduation photo to speak at inaugural Cornelius ES Career Day

The event will take place Friday, May 18, 2018 on the Cornelius campus (7475 Westover, Houston, 77087) from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

    HISD parent in viral law school graduation photo to speak at inaugural Cornelius ES Career Day
    Ieshia Champs, a single mother of five whose law school graduation picture went viral on social media, will be a featured speaker at Cornelius Elementary School's inaugural Career Day. Three of Champs' children attend Cornelius Elementary. The event will take place Friday, May 18, 2018 on the Cornelius campus (7475 Westover, Houston, 77087) from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

May 15

Visual Arts Spring Showcase to feature variety of HISD student artwork

...from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at Hattie Mae White (4400 W. 18th St. 77092) with an evening reception for students, their families, and guests...

    Visual Arts Spring Showcase to feature variety of HISD student artwork
    The eighth annual Visual Arts Spring Showcase - the the largest display of student artwork ever exhibited at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center - will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at Hattie Mae White (4400 W. 18th St.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

May 09

HISD Board of Education to consider recommendation for external audit

The board’s regular monthly meeting begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Manuel Rodríguez Jr. Board Auditorium of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th St. Click here to view the full agenda.

    HISD Board of Education to consider recommendation for external audit
    The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday will consider a recommendation from the Audit Committee calling for an external performance audit. The board's regular monthly meeting begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Manuel Rodríguez Jr. Board Auditorium of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

May 08

Summer of Fun METRO Pass offers students free rides all summer long

Apply in person at METRO RideStores, 1900 Main St. or 1001 Travis St. (weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

    Summer of Fun METRO Pass offers students free rides all summer long
    The Summer of Fun pass is a unique fare card offering K-12 (and college) students free rides on all METRO light-rail, local bus, and Park & Ride service June 1 through Sept. 1, 2018.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

May 04

HISD Transportation to host job fairs for 2018-19 bus drivers

May 12, 2018, Scarborough High School, 4141 Costa Rica Road

May 19, 2018, Hexser T. Holliday Food Services Support Center, 6801 Bennington St.

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June 2, 2018, Westbury High School, 11911 Chimney Rock Road

June 9, 2018, Gregg Elementary School, 6701 Roxbury Road

    HISD Transportation to host job fairs for 2018-19 bus drivers
    The Houston Independent School District's Transportation Services department is hosting four job fairs across the city to recruit and hire bus drivers to staff routes for the 2018-2019 school year. The job fairs will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Apr 24

HISD Board of Education to consider partner for Improvement Required campuses

The Board workshop will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in the Manuel Rodríguez Jr. Board Auditorium of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th St.

    HISD Board of Education to consider partner for Improvement Required campuses
    The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will hold a workshop on Tuesday, April 24 to consider a contract with Energized for STEM Academy to operate 10 Improvement Required (IR) campuses. Trustees are expected to consider the approval of a contract with the governing board of Energized for STEM Academy to enter into a five-year partnership with HISD under Senate Bill 1882, or SB 1882.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Apr 18

Class of 2018 valedictorians, salutatorians to be honored at Scholars Banquet

The 2018 Scholars Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Westin Galleria Hotel (5060 West Alabama St., Houston, 77056).

    Class of 2018 valedictorians, salutatorians to be honored at Scholars Banquet
    The Houston Independent School District will pay tribute to each high school's valedictorian and salutatorian during its annual Scholars Banquet on Wednesday evening. Every spring, HISD honors the top two scholars at each of its high schools with a formal celebration of the accomplishment of finishing first or second in their class academic rankings.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Apr 17

Second annual East Area Feast of Arts showcase this weekend

The second annual Feast of Arts for schools in the Chavez feeder pattern will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Chavez High School (8501 Howard, Houston, 77017).

    Second annual East Area Feast of Arts showcase this weekend
    The second annual Feast of Arts for schools in the Chavez feeder pattern will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Chavez High School (8501 Howard, Houston, 77017).
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Apr 17

GT Expo on April 25 to showcase student research projects

The first Gifted and Talented Exposition in 15 years will take place on April 25 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse (2020 Mangum, Houston 77092). Pre-K though 12th-grade gifted and talented students from across the district will present more than 450 research projects from 167 schools.

    GT Expo on April 25 to showcase student research projects
    The first Gifted and Talented Exposition in 15 years will take place on April 25 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse (2020 Mangum, Houston 77092). Pre-K though 12th-grade gifted and talented students from across the district will present more than 450 research projects from 167 schools.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Apr 13

Still need to choose a school for 2018-19? Come to the Spring School Choice Fair on April 21

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center (1101 Taft St. 77019) and will offer a glimpse of the many programs still waiting for students after the Phase 1 magnet deadline, as well as all other transfer options. 

    Still need to choose a school for 2018-19? Come to the Spring School Choice Fair on April 21
    Magnet application deadline for Phase 2 is May 31 Magnet schools and other choice programs that still have open seats will be available to discuss options with parents at the Spring School Choice Fair on Saturday, April 21. The event will be held from 9 a.m.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

Apr 12

HISD Board of Education to consider resolution calling for action on school safety

The board’s regular monthly meeting begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the Manuel Rodríguez Jr. Board Auditorium of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th St. Click here to view the full agenda.

    HISD Board of Education to consider resolution calling for action on school safety
    The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday will consider a resolution calling for federal action related to school shootings. The board's regular monthly meeting begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the Manuel Rodríguez Jr. Board Auditorium of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W.
    http://blogs.houstonisd.org

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