Category Archives: Community Partnerships

Student artists round-up their skills to showcase creative works for Rodeo Art Show

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a yearly staple of Houston culture, as highly anticipated to adults and children as Christmas or Halloween. The event boasts a carnival, cook-offs, signature fair food, concerts, and, of course, the titular livestock show. An annual event for Texas pride and merriment, it is important to highlight the educational impacts that the rodeo has for HISD students.

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Sterling HS and Kashmere HS track and field teams get new gear ahead of spring season

With the 2022-2023 track and field season swiftly approaching, Sterling High School and Kashmere High School student-athletes couldn’t be more ready, thanks to a new partnership.

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Celebrity chef Carla Hall visits Mandarin Immersion School to celebrate cafeteria staff

HISD’s Mandarin Immersion Magnet School (MIMS) was chosen as one of only four schools in the nation to be showcased in vendor Jennie-O’s School Cafeteria Takeover, an event that celebrates and honors school cafeteria staff.

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HISD receives funding from community partners to progress new recycling program

On Feb. 21, HISD welcomed representatives from ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell and Tricon Energy to a reception at Lantrip Elementary School where the community partners presented the district with $300,000 in donations to kick start a new recycling program.

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HISD elementary schools compete in Read to the Final Four Literacy Program

The NCAA and the Houston Local Organizing Committee have teamed up with HISD to help promote and inspire reading growth for third grade students.

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BrainAbouts promotes positive decision making with HISD elementary students

Young learners can make positive choices and develop healthy brains when equipped with the right tools, knowledge, and support.

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Contest offers HISD students a chance to have their artwork displayed on city trucks

How does the fourth largest city in America manage recycling for more than 2 million residents? Creatively!

In partnership with the City of Houston, HISD presents the 2023 Truck Art Contest. Students are invited to tell the story of how recycling impacts Houston with innovative works of art centered around the theme “I Recycle for Houston.”

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HISD students raise money for the Houston Food Bank through Imagine Learning Math Program

HISD community partner Imagine learning hosted a celebration ceremony at The Rice School to recognize the top donating classroom and student for their Do Math Pay It Forward contest.

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Korean American Chamber of Commerce surprises Young ES students for the holidays

Young Elementary School students were surprised on Monday, Dec. 19, with a festive visit from some very special members of their community.

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Wish for Wheels spreads holiday cheer with 600 new bikes for HISD students

Christmas arrived a bit early for students at Martinez Elementary School after they received new bikes from HISD community partners Wish for Wheels and Oxy.

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