This month, HISD is recognizing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) members of our community in observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.Continue reading
Partnership to expand international exchange programs and learning opportunities
April 15, 2013 – In an effort to expand international exchange programs and learning opportunities for the students of both countries, HISD’s Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School is forming a sister school relationship with The Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China during an official signing ceremony on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
This partnership will enable the students to use their knowledge of both cultures to think and act globally and become responsible and successful global citizens. Meanwhile, the educators will develop their language and teaching abilities to a high global standard that will maximize learning opportunities for their students. By signing this agreement, both schools commit to work together to improve the quality of education for all students and explore ways in which the two campuses can share a variety of resources, expertise and learning opportunities.
What: Official signing ceremony between HISD’s Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School and The Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China
Who: Harvin Moore, HISD Board of Education Trustee; Bryan Bordelon, Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School principal; Dr. Andrew Houlihan, HISD Chief School Officer for Major Projects; Zheng Ruifang, The Elementary School Affiliated to Renmin University of China principal
When: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School, 6300 Avenue B, Bellaire, TX 77401
The 2012 bond will create thousands of jobs over the next six to eight years as the Houston Independent School District embarks on a $1.89 billion program to repair or replace 38 schools, improve middle school restrooms and provide district-wide upgrades in technology, security, and athletic facilities. Continue reading
“The Dogs of Character” rescue dogs recently paid a visit to Lockhart Elementary to teach 600 HISD students some important life lessons. The animals are used to “deliver messages of diversity, tolerance and self empowerment” said Dogs of Character Creative Director Joy Southard.
Click the photo below to see Lockhart students and their furry friends.