Two months after wrapping up an incredible history-making season, the Booker T. Washington High School boys basketball team was honored at Houston City Hall.Continue reading
Category Archives: Achievement/Recognition
Wisdom HS honored by City of Houston for being named most diverse public high school in Texas
With a student population representing 53 countries and more than 80 languages spoken, HISD’s Wisdom High School is the most diverse public high school in the state of Texas.
To commemorate the honor, the school was presented with a proclamation by the City of Houston in April—which happens to be Celebrate Diversity Month.Continue reading
HISD honors Educators of the Year at annual banquet
Houston Independent School District honored the 2022-2023 Educators of the Year at its annual banquet on Friday, May 12, at Hilton Americas-Houston.
This year’s theme was “Legendary” and served to celebrate a legacy of educator excellence in an elegant roaring 20s style.Continue reading
HISD and City of Houston award winners of the inaugural Truck Artwork Competition
In January, HISD announced a contest in partnership with the City of Houston to encourage the district’s young Michelangelos to learn more about recycling through art. Participants, grades K-12, were asked to create a work of art that reflected the contest’s theme, “I Recycle for Houston.” The winning pieces would be displayed on the side of City of Houston Solid Waste Management collection trucks.Continue reading
Scarborough HS wins 10 awards at the 2023 JROTC Nationals
The Scarborough High School JROTC Drill and Fitness teams are taking home 10 awards from this year’s National Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida.Continue reading
HISD student-athletes awarded scholarships through Houston Texans program
For nearly two decades, Reliant Energy has partnered with the Houston Texans to annually recognize and honor six high school student-athletes for excellent community service and exemplary academic and athletic performances.Continue reading
HISD observes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
This month, HISD is recognizing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) members of our community in observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.Continue reading
Superintendent House surprises 10 hand-selected seniors with Scholars Awards
HISD Superintendent Millard House II presented high school seniors with the 2022-2023 HISD Superintendent Scholars Award on Wednesday, April 26, and Thursday, April 27.Continue reading
Vote for the 2022-2023 Fan Favorite Educators of the Year
Houston Independent School District is gearing up to name its Fan Favorite Educators of the Year during Teacher Appreciation Week, and you can vote for your pick beginning Monday, May 1.
Rally your school and community to support your campus Educator of the Year and vote during May 1-10!Continue reading
More than 100 HISD seniors receive full-ride scholarships through Marvy Finger Family Foundation
A record number 112 HISD seniors received full-ride scholarships at the annual Marvy Finger Family Foundation Scholarship Ceremony held Wednesday, April 26, at Delmar Fieldhouse.Continue reading