HISD to host Campus Hiring Event for critical shortage positions

The HISD Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team will host a 2024-2025 Critical Shortage Campus Hiring Event on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 West 18th Street, 77092).

This event will feature both NES and non-NES campuses and is open to the following certified teacher position types: Bilingual, Pre-Kindergarten, and Special Education.

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HISD announces opportunities for community to learn more about potential bond proposal

As the HISD community continues to recover from last week’s storm, the need for investment in our aging facility infrastructure has become even more acute. To engage our community in this discussion as quickly as possible, HISD is announcing the dates for community meetings on the state of HISD facilities. In addition, we are naming the Community Advisory Committee that will drive engagement with the community.

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HISD Fine Arts partners with LBJ Hospital for special gallery showcase

Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week (May 12-18) with the unveiling of their inaugural  Community Visual Art Exhibition Gallery collection. Entitled “LBJ Exposed,” the artwork is a collection of photographs taken by HISD student artists that depict the zeitgeist of the community surrounding LBJ and the city of Houston.

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HISD celebrates seniors with career and military commitments

HISD held its sixth annual Career and Military Signing Day on May 16 inside Delmar Fieldhouse. The signature event celebrates seniors graduating from the District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and who have decided to serve in the military.

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HISD seniors honored with scholarships at Superintendent Scholars Luncheon

As another school year draws to a close, HISD seniors are not only preparing for exams, prom and graduation, but for the vast and unknowable world that awaits them after high school. In acknowledgement of the bright and exciting futures that await them, HISD granted the Superintendent Scholars Award to an outstanding senior from each high school, and bestowed an additional honor to the Superintendent’s hand-picked top 10.

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HISD student artists win second annual Truck Art Contest, artwork displayed on city trucks

On May 7, the City of Houston unveiled four Solid Waste Management vehicles adorned with the artwork of four talented HISD students. The artists are the winners of the second annual Truck Art Contest, a competition devised and executed by HISD’s Energy and Sustainability Department in partnership with the City of Houston’s Solid Waste Management Department to increase awareness of recycling and waste diversion in the city’s youth.

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HISD sophomore combats food insecurity with nonprofit food delivery service

Layla Lee, a sophomore at Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy, is only fifteen years old, but she is already on a mission to change the world around her for the better.

Lee founded and runs a nonprofit organization called Community Cuisine, a project devised to combat food insecurity in her community. Inspired by a school visit from the Pangea Network, an organization devoted to empowering women and youth, Lee applied for their Young Women’s Leadership Challenge (YWLC), a program that encourages young people to start their own community service projects.

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HISD expands partnership with Hazel Health to offer no-cost care at every campus

As part of its new Continuum of Care model for student wraparound supports, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) is expanding its partnership with Hazel Health to every campus and Sunrise Center in the District. Currently offered at 88 campuses, Hazel Health services will be available Districtwide beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year, giving all HISD students access to no-cost telehealth care conveniently coordinated through their school.

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