HISD will host a Military Career Day for high school seniors on Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse (2020 Mangum Road, 77092).Continue reading
889 high school juniors assembled at Delmar Fieldhouse for HISD’s first-ever Military Career Day on Thursday, Jan. 11. The event was packed with information about the advantages of pursuing military or ROTC options after high school.Continue reading
HISD will host its first-ever Military Career Day for high school juniors on Thursday, January 11, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse (2020 Mangum Road, 77092).Continue reading
Houston Independent School District is continuing its successful tutoring partnership with iEducate, and all HISD students and alumni ages 15 through college are invited to apply for this paid opportunity.Continue reading
HISD’s Multilingual Programs Department hosted its inaugural Multicultural Day celebration on Saturday, May 20, at Wisdom High School. The event was the brainchild of Law Elementary fifth-grader Kadence Smith, winner of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Speech Competition.
In partnership with the Family and Community Engagement (FACE), Special Education, College and Career Readiness, and Gifted and Talented departments, organizers worked to create an event that highlighted the incredible diversity of the district with cultural performances, a student art exhibit, guest speakers, and hands-on activities.Continue reading
The HISD Departments of College and Career Readiness employ many tactics to prepare students for life after high school graduation, including one-on-one advising, PSAT/SAT prep, college application assistance, and more. CCR is always on the lookout for opportunities for graduation-bound students that will give them a leg-up in the professional world.
One of these opportunities is the SAP Internship Program, launched in 2017 and developed to give participating students on-the-job experience working with SAP programs in different arenas, cycling interns through weeks in various HISD departments that utilize the program in different ways.Continue reading
Every year, HISD’s Career Readiness department hosts the Career and Military Signing Day celebration, an event for recognizing and celebrating high school seniors who are graduating on a path to military enlistment or employment with one of HISD’s partner corporations.Continue reading
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’s Career Readiness Department hosted its annual “When I Grow Up” career expo which featured dozens of exhibitors from local companies for students to explore and learn more about.Continue reading
The Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is an old and illustrious program for high schoolers taught by ex-military instructors which focuses on history, citizenship, physical fitness, and developing a strong community identity. Though the program values discipline and structure, it is about much more than preparing students for military service. Only 10 percent of HISD JROTC cadets choose military enlistment, but 100 percent develop the confidence and skills necessary to adopt leadership roles post-graduation.Continue reading