The 20 people gathered in the Yates High School foyer on Friday, Oct. 7, might not have appeared to have much in common. But beyond their matching red t-shirts and tiaras, the alumni are all recipients of the school’s most illustrious honor: being crowned Mister or Miss Yates.Continue reading
Faith-based leaders in the Houston area gathered at Hattie Mae White Educational Center to discuss the future of HISD and strategies for community outreach.Continue reading
On Saturday, volunteers will spend the morning visiting students who stopped attending school to encourage them to return and graduate. HISD’s annual Grads Within Reach Walk is an opportunity for community members to come together to keep students in school.
The walk is organized by HISD’s Dropout Prevention/Recovery team which works together with community partners and other HISD departments to set students up for success.Continue reading