HISD’s Fine Arts Department believes that artistic learning shouldn’t stop just because the school year ends. Beginning in early June, schools around the district host multiple Fine Arts Summer Intensives for all grade levels to keep student visual artists, dancers, thespians, and musicians creating all summer long.Continue reading
Over the summer, the work doesn’t stop for Bellaire High School’s speech and debate team who competed in this year’s National Speech and Debate Tournament, hosted by the National Speech and Debate AssociationContinue reading
For the first time in 33 years, an HISD student is the UIL 6A state champion in girls tennis. Bellaire High School freshman Catherine Shen earned the title after winning district, regionals, and three state matches to advance and win the final round of the tournament.
Shen is only the second freshman to win the 6A state tournament and the first HISD freshman in history.
HISD Strategic Communications Specialist Travion Harmon met with Shen to discuss her athletic achievement and her plans for the future.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
For the first time in 40 years, an HISD student has been selected to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program.Continue reading
Gong Xi! Gong Xi!
Sunday, Jan. 22, is the Lunar New Year, marking the end of the Year of the Tiger and heralding the renewal of prosperity, happiness, and health.Continue reading
HISD students will tackle final exams for the fall semester in the days leading up to Winter Break, which begins Thursday, Dec. 22.Continue reading
The National Merit Scholarship Program has selected 51 Houston Independent School District seniors as semifinalists for the 2022-2023 scholarship competition year.
The scholarship program gives seniors the opportunity to compete for about 7,250 monetary scholarships to help jumpstart their college careers.Continue reading
Students from three Houston Independent School District high schools are members of the first group of 2022 National Merit Scholarship winners.Continue reading