On Thursday, March 30, HISD’s top hoopsters will battle it out on the court in the HISD All-Star Boys and Girls Basketball Game at Delmar Fieldhouse. The student teams will be led by the Westside, Worthing, Wheatley, and Waltrip High School coaches who will be joined by some surprise celebrity coaches.Continue reading
1998 Waltrip HS boys basketball championship team honored at 2023 state tournament
The 1998 Waltrip High School state championship basketball team was honored at the 2023 UIL Basketball State Tournament on Saturday, March 11, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.Continue reading
Washington HS boys basketball team finishes history-making season at state championship
The Booker T. Washington High School boys basketball team wrapped up an amazing season after scoring only 56 points to the Oak Cliff Faith Family Academy’s 70 in the UIL 4A Basketball State Final.Continue reading
Bellaire HS senior selected as first HISD student in decades to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate Youth Program
For the first time in 40 years, an HISD student has been selected to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program.Continue reading
Nutrition Services highlights the most important meal of the day with breakfast celebrations
Nothing excites students like music first thing in the morning, but before they can dance along, they need to fuel up! HISD students have access to school-provided breakfasts every day, but this week, their morning meal came with some exciting additions.
School Breakfast Week (SBW) is observed annually in the springtime to recognize the important impact that regular, balanced breakfasts have on students’ ability to learn and thrive. This year, SBW took place March 6-10, and HISD’s Nutrition Services Department brought the fun to elementary schools throughout the district to celebrate with students and staff.Continue reading
T.H. Rogers student represents HISD with rodeo writing competition win
In many ways, 10-year-old Shiloh Balasuriya is an average fourth grader. His favorite things to do are read books and play outside, and when he grows up, he has ambitions of being a world-famous chef. Shiloh has a lot in common with his other classmates at T.H. Rogers School, but this year, he was the only student from HISD to place in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s annual Trailblazer Writing Competition.Continue reading
Career Readiness hosts inaugural Girls in Industry Day for middle schoolers
In honor of International Women’s Day, HISD’s Career Readiness Department hosted its first Girls in Industry Day on Wednesday, March 8, at the HISD Pavilion to educate students on career opportunities.Continue reading
HISD third graders define success with massive donation of dictionaries
Beginning in 2016 with only five schools, the Rotary Club of Houston’s Dictionary Project has been dedicated to providing reading resources to HISD third graders. The number of recipient schools has grown every year, and this year, thanks to the generosity of individual donor Kandy Kaye Horn, every third grader in every HISD elementary school was given their own dictionary.Continue reading
HISD to be closed March 13–17 for Spring Break
All HISD campuses and offices will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17, 2023.
Schools and offices will reopen for normal business on Monday, March 20, 2023.
Employees should consult the duty schedules posted here.
The HISD Police Department will be patrolling district facilities all during the break. Emergencies may be reported by calling 713-892-7777.
HISD hosting Campus Hiring Event Saturday, March 25
The HISD Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team will host a Campus Hiring Event on Saturday, March 25, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Booker T. Washington High School (4204 Yale Street, 77018).Continue reading