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HISD recognized during Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards luncheon

2015 October 29
by HISD Communications

The Houston Independent School District on Monday received a Proud Partner Award from Mayor Annise Parker, honoring the murals of Israeli expatriate Anat Ronen, who has work featured at nearly a dozen HISD schools.

The 31st annual Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards — hosted by Keep Houston Beautiful — recognized outstanding work by local organizations and individuals who work to create, enhance, and maintain the landscape of Houston through environmental and beautification projects.

Get the full story here.

Congratulations also go out this week to:

  • The district’s Academic Parent Teacher Teams are showing they are effective at boosting parent involvement with their children’s education. Read more here.
  • Students at Booker T. Washington High School earned a top award for successfully launching a rocket at a prestigious STEM event at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Read more here.
  • Erin Krafft at Revere Middle School was featured in a blog post by “Teach Like a Champion” author Doug Lemov, who recognized her effective instructional practices. Read more here.
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