Category Archives: Community Partnerships

HISD celebrates successful Nickelodeon partnership in support of early childhood education

Pre-K and elementary education are cornerstones of a child’s cognitive development. Few know that better than HISD and Nickelodeon, the producers of children’s programming and champions of early childhood education.

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See to Succeed provides free eye care for HISD students

Every year, HISD community partner See to Succeed helps more than 4,000 HISD students receive eyecare and glasses at no cost.

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HISD partners with H-E-B to distribute holiday meals for annual Feast of Sharing

HISD is committed to engaging with and contributing to the communities in which our students live. Food insecurity is a problem that plagues many HISD students and their families, and community relationships like that of HISD and H-E-B provide HISD students with resources they might not have access to.

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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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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 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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River Oaks ES celebrates Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

The River Oaks Elementary School community kicked off the week with a victory lap to honor Ruby Bridges’ walk to William Frantz Elementary School in 1960.

Students, administrators, and staff gathered around the school track wearing purple and holding signs to commemorate the symbolic walk.

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Community partnership aims to teach middle schoolers period preparedness and keep them in the classroom

Dozens of HISD middle school students were given the opportunity to participate in a crash-course on menstruation literacy as part of Impact100 Houston’s “Girls Should Be in School…Period!” initiative.

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HISD & TxDOT team up with mobile app to make driving near schools safer

HISD’s Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy is partnering with Houston ConnectSmart to help the Texas Department of Transportation end the streak of daily deaths on Texas roadways.

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