Author Archives: HISD Communications

Worthing HS community celebrates launch of MBK TeamUp Houston

The Worthing High School community celebrated the launch of My Brother’s Keeper TeamUp’s Houston chapter with a pep rally on Nov. 17.

The celebration featured special guest appearances from the Houston Rockets, Houston Dynamo, Houston Outlaws, Houston Health Foundation, and local radio station 93.7 The Beat.

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Thomas MS SpEd classrooms upgraded thanks to WithMerci Foundation

NFL veteran and philanthropist Whitney Mercilus is once again giving back to HISD students by expanding his WithMerci Foundation’s life-skills program to Thomas Middle School.

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HISD and community partners celebrate 2022-2023 teachers of the month

Superintendent Millard House II and HISD community partner Group 1 Automotive selected Alexandra Ledesma from Robinson Elementary School as November’s Teacher of the Month.

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HISD Fine Arts students unite for unique exhibition supported by local arts organizations

HISD’s Fine Arts Department has combined dance with photography to create a first-of-its-kind exhibition showcasing the artistic relationship between the two disciplines.

Power of Collaboration: Through the Artists’ Lens is on display in the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center lobby through Dec. 2. An opening reception is being held Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6-8 p.m. Artist recognitions will begin at 6:45 p.m.

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HISD students learn about professional apprenticeships at annual HCC summit

Houston Community College’s Work-Based Learning and Industry Partnerships Department welcomed students from five HISD high schools for a summit on professional apprenticeship. Students from Furr High School, Kashmere High School, Sterling High School, North Forest High School, and Sam Houston High School enjoyed an informative school day-long information session.

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HISD to host DREAM Summit workshop to help DREAMers achieve higher learning

HISD’s 2022 DREAM Summit is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, and returns to in person for the first time since 2019.

The free event hosted by College & Career Readiness in collaboration with Multilingual Education will take place from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th Street, 77092.

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HISD celebrates SPARK Week 2022 with the opening of new sustainable parks

SPARK Week 2022 marks the 40th birthday of the SPARK School Park Program which works with communities and schools to develop sustainable community parks throughout the Houston area.

This year, eight new and improved SPARK Parks are being unveiled at HISD schools, beginning Monday, Nov. 14.

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