Houston Independent School District’s 2023 summer graduates walked the stage at Delmar Fieldhouse Saturday, Aug. 19, in front of friends, family, and the educators who help them along the way.Continue reading
On Thursday, May 11, Houston Community College (HCC) held commencement ceremonies for the class of 2023. Graduating students walked the stage at NRG Arena to flip their tassels and receive their well-earned associate degrees or trade certifications to the cheers of proud friends and family.
There were a few HCC graduates whose educational journey differed from their matriculating peers. These graduates are students at HISD’s Early College High School (ECHS) campuses who were able to earn their degrees and certifications before their high school diplomas.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District will hold graduation ceremonies May 25 through June 4 for the Class of 2023.
HISD seniors will walk across the stage at various venues including Barnett, and Delmar Fieldhouses, NRG Arena, and NRG Stadium. Times and locations vary for each school. The full schedule can be found here.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District hosted its annual Scholars Recognition Ceremony at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel Tuesday, April 12, to recognize the top students from 2023’s graduating class.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District’s Fall Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at 9 a.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse, 2020 Mangum Road, 77092.Continue reading
Community members and HISD employees gathered at Booker T. Washington High School on Saturday, September 10, to take part in the annual Grads Within Reach Walk. The event took volunteers to the doorsteps of students who had withdrawn from school due to various personal challenges to encourage them to go back and earn their diplomas.
As of August 29, there were 5,730 students within the district who did not return for the new school year. Staff from nearly 30 high schools visited the homes of these students to offer support and resources.Continue reading
The Houston Independent School District will hold a ceremony for the Class of 2022 summer graduates on Saturday, August 13, at 9 a.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse, 2020 Mangum Road, 77092.Continue reading
Historically, the night of senior prom is supposed to be a magical capstone that defines our high school experiences. It’s the night to which we compare all other nights that make up our adolescence. We don’t know what to expect, but that’s part of the excitement. Anything can happen. You’re dressed to the nines, surrounded by your friends in a fancy environment that makes you feel like an adult—and after all, aren’t you an adult? Graduation is only weeks away, and then you enter the real world, whatever that means. This is your last night to define High School You™ and to show your peers how you want to be remembered when you look back on your high school career.
When Heights High School student Miles Steinmeyer walked into his senior prom, he didn’t know what to expect. He was excited. But that excitement, as it always is when Miles takes bold steps into the unknown, was colored by fear. Miles is tall on an average day, but as he strode into prom in a pair of four-inch heels, he towered over his classmates, statuesque. There was no way for Miles to blend in. He didn’t want to blend in.Continue reading