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Register for free movie screening by Sept. 30

2013 September 26
by HISD Communications

In observance of Food Day Houston 2013, Recipe 4 Success, will be hosting a screening of the educational film, What’s on My Plate?, on Thurs., Oct. 24, at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (1001 Bissonnet, 77005).

The documentary, which follows two 11-year-old girls as they explore their place in the food chain, is geared to fifth- and sixth-graders.

Admission is free for schools (transportation not provided), but space is limited, so please register by Sept. 30 to Details are here (.pdf).

Take advantage of special loan rates by Sept. 30

SMART Financial Credit Union, which was launched in 1934 to serve Houston-area educators, is honoring its roots once again this year by offering HISD employees some special financing terms on auto and personal loans through Sept. 30.

For details, please see this related posting

WITS to co-host fall writing festival for educators Oct. 5

Writers in the Schools will be co-hosting a fall writing festival for educators on Sat., Oct. 5, 2013, at Houston Baptist University from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Participants will work with professional writers, hear from special guest speaker Andrea White, and earn up to six hours of TAGT-approved G/T credit.

The cost is $125 and lunch is included. For complete details, please visit the WITS blog.

Houston Rockets hosting three HISD Nights in November

HISD’s longtime community partner, the Houston Rockets, will be hosting HISD Nights for district employees on Fri., Nov. 1, and Sat., Nov. 9, and Sat., Nov. 23, 2013.

Employees can get tickets to all three of these games at a discount, and everyone who purchases tickets through this special offer will get to shoot a free throw on the Rockets’ home court immediately after the game.

For details, please see this flyer (pdf).

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