Honor roll

Deady MS music program gets $5K grant from House of Blues foundation

More students at HISD’s Deady Middle School will soon be able to benefit from music instruction, thanks to a $5,000 grant from the House of Blues’ Music Forward Foundation.

The grant was delivered to the school on Oct. 14 in the form of instruments and other music resources as a part of the organization’s 2015–2016 Action for the Arts program. Get the full story here.

Congratulations also go out this week to:

  • Students in the Davis High School culinary arts program, who got a chance to demonstrate their skills at two recent events: McDonald’s Red Shoe Chef Challenge and World Teacher Day. Get that full story and see a photo gallery here.
  • Johnston Middle School eighth-grader Sandy Ramirez, whose short story was published on the youth-driven website, Teen Ink. Find out what her topic was and read her story here.
  • Washington High School rocketry students, who won the Goddard Level Diamond Award from SystemsGo for achieving liftoff with a rocket they launched at the White Sands Missile Range this past summer. Get the full story here.
  • Erin Krafft, a math teacher at Revere Middle School, who was the subject of a “Field Notes” entry on Doug Lemov’s blog dated Oct. 19. Lemov is the author of the bestselling book, “Teach Like a Champion.” You can read that full story here.
If you or someone you know has won an award that should be included in the Honor Roll, let us know at info@houstonisd.org.

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