The Houston Independent School District is partnering with the Houston Health Department to provide free on-campus COVID-19 testing to students and staff at numerous campuses.Continue reading
The City of Houston has just announced that it has more than 450 summer jobs available for students between the ages of 16 and 21 years of age. It’s is a great opportunity to “learn and earn” while making $8 or more an hour.
Students can start applying today, and the final deadline is March 20.
The positions offer at least 32 hours a week from June 12 to Aug. 3.
City departments now hiring include:
- Library Operations
- Houston Police Department
- Park Maintenance
- Parks Community Centers
- Houston Fire Department
- Information Technology
- Houston Health Department
For a complete list of departments and to apply, visit www.houstontx.gov/summerjobs.
Questions? Email SummerJobs@serhouston.org or call 713-773-6004 or 832-393-6148.
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The Houston Independent School District Office of Business Assistance has been named the City of Houston’s Community Partner of the Year for its role in overseeing the Interagency Mentor-Protégé Program.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Thursday that the Houston Independent School District together with the City of Houston would serve as the 19th site for their national arts education program.
The Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child program will take existing resources from HISD, local arts organizations, the City of Houston, and the Kennedy Center and combine them to increase arts opportunities and provide high-quality arts education for 7,000 students at 11 schools.
The schools include Atherton, Benbrook, Eliot, Hartsfield, Hines-Caldwell, Kashmere Gardens, Memorial, Mitchell, Scarborough, and Whittier elementary schools, and Hamilton Middle School. Additional schools are expected to be added in the coming years. Continue reading
About 200 local business owners, city and county agency representatives — including HISD’s Business Assistance Supplier Diversity team — were on hand last week for the inaugural “Gateway to Local Government” luncheon, hosted by the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading