2013 Grads Racing Toward Their Future Highlighted in Community eNews for June 20

Two recent graduates are spending their summer living out their dream and a high school principal talks about how the unconventional hours at his campus leads recent immigrants to success. Those are just two stories featured in this week’s edition of Community eNews.

  • Two recent Chavez HS graduates are spending their summer going full throttle — literally. They will attempt to become part of history by working with a world champion race team at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
  • Liberty HS Principal Monico Rivas talks about how he got involved in helping recent immigrants, why it’s so important to serve that student population, and how his campus’ unconventional hours and location help him do so.
  • Where can you find free summer meals for your kids this year? Find out here.
  • How is HISD keeping schools safe? Superintendent of Schools Terry Grier explains that in his blog, Talk Supe.
  • Students at Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy have an outdoor space on the grounds of their 88-year-old campus to take an occasional break from their studies, thanks to one company’s community service project.
  • School’s out for the summer, but reading books continues! The Millionaire Club summer reading program is helping students combat the “summer slide.”

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