With the new school year just weeks away, organizations citywide are rallying to provide backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, immunizations, and food to families in need.Continue reading
Superintendent F. Mike Miles announced dates for a series of family events to share more information about his vision for HISD and to meet families from schools across the district.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
April is World Autism Month, aimed to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), increase advocacy, and promote acceptance.Continue reading
The HISD Multilingual Programs Department is proud to host the district’s first ever Multicultural Day. This event was conceived of by Law Elementary fifth-grader Kadence Smith, winner of the 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Speech Competition.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District will honor the 2022-2023 Educators of the Year at its annual banquet Friday, May 12, at Hilton Americas-Houston.
This year’s ceremony will celebrate educator excellence with an elegant roaring 20s theme.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District will host its second annual Pride Summit for students grades 6-12 and their parents and caregivers on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Pride Summit is a virtual event which offers participants a unique opportunity to support LGBTQ+ students and cultivate relationships within the community through education and advocacy.
The summit will be held via Zoom to best accommodate participants throughout the district and ensure that everyone can attend the summit safely and privately.Continue reading
Chávez High School staff and students celebrated their school’s namesake with their annual Chávez-Huerta Symposium on Saturday, March 25. The Symposium, a combination of multiple events organized in honor of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta, was held in person this year for the first time since its inception in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading
The NCAA and Houston Local Organizing Committee have teamed up with HISD to bring a fun-filled weekend of events to Houston families in celebration of the Men’s Final Four National Championship taking place April 1-3, 2023, at NRG Stadium.Continue reading
In honor of Black History Month, Hogg Middle School hosted their inaugural Black History Program Wednesday, Feb. 22, with a Tribute to Bands showcase featuring performances from several HISD fine arts programs.Continue reading