Teacher Sarah Honore began her day like any other morning, not knowing what was waiting for her at Eastwood Early College High School. Happening inside the cafeteria was a surprise celebration, complete with a generous $25,000 check.
Each year before the start of a new football season, the Touchdown Club of Houston names its Preseason All-Greater Houston UIL High School football team. This year, two HISD seniors were selected to represent the district at the annual Touchdowner of the Year gala, where they were recognized alongside athletes from neighboring school districts.Continue reading
Shamara Garner has been sworn in as Houston Independent School District’s new Chief of Police, making her the first woman to hold the spot as top cop.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District has a legacy of producing some of the top athletes, not only in the state of Texas, but the entire sports world. For the third year in a row, the HISD Athletics Department hosted its annual Hall of Honor ceremony to recognize those who have paved the way for today’s rising student-athletes.Continue reading
For the second year in a row, the Houston Astros Foundation partnered with Honeywell International Inc. to recognize 10 outstanding teachers from the Greater Houston area for their commitment to excellence in STEM and contribution to creating innovative ways to improve student achievement and interests in robotics and coding.Continue reading
A Houston Independent School District teacher has been named a finalist for Elementary Teacher of the Year by Region 4. This year’s theme is “One Ripple, Endless Impact: Recognizing Teachers Who Inspire Excellence.”
Melodie Musgrove, who teaches at Walnut Bend Elementary School, is one of six finalists from the Houston metropolitan area.Continue reading
The Waltrip High School boys golf team are District 9-5A champions after wrapping up a successful 2022-2023 season.
With only one team member last season, this year’s team has seen some major improvements with the addition of sophomore Houston Perry playing alongside sophomore Anthony Aguilar.Continue reading
For the first time in school history, a group of engineering students from Booker T. Washington High School’s Leadership Academy traveled to Zimbabwe for a global leadership exchange program to help improve the country’s infrastructure.Continue reading
Over the summer, the work doesn’t stop for Bellaire High School’s speech and debate team who competed in this year’s National Speech and Debate Tournament, hosted by the National Speech and Debate AssociationContinue reading
Carnegie Vanguard High School sophomore Laila Payne gave a stellar performance in the 2023 UIL 5A girls 300-meter hurdles championship to place first.
Payne, who will be team captain of Carnegie’s girls track and field team next year according to Head Coach Jaime Ford, also runs the 100-meter hurdles, 200-meter dash, and 400-meter dash.Continue reading