The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a yearly staple of Houston culture, as highly anticipated to adults and children as Christmas or Halloween. The event boasts a carnival, cook-offs, signature fair food, concerts, and, of course, the titular livestock show. An annual event for Texas pride and merriment, it is important to highlight the educational impacts that the rodeo has for HISD students.Continue reading
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Nonprofit brings free fine arts lessons to HISD classrooms
Season 2 of “Take the Stage” just launched on PBS LearningMedia, and HISD elementary teachers are using the interactive lessons to get their students excited about learning through fine arts.Continue reading
HISD Fine Arts students unite for unique exhibition supported by local arts organizations
HISD’s Fine Arts Department has combined dance with photography to create a first-of-its-kind exhibition showcasing the artistic relationship between the two disciplines.
Power of Collaboration: Through the Artists’ Lens is on display in the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center lobby through Dec. 2. An opening reception is being held Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6-8 p.m. Artist recognitions will begin at 6:45 p.m.Continue reading
HISD honors student winners of 2022 holiday greeting card competition
The holiday season kicked off in earnest as student artists and district leaders gathered at HISD’s Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Monday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the 2022 HISD holiday greeting card competition winners.Continue reading
Waltrip HS Ram Band wins several medals at state competition
Days after winning a national title, the Waltrip High School Roaring Ram Band is now taking home 10 medals from the UIL Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest.Continue reading
Hear from Kinder HSPVA student’s 2022 YoungArts honors
Twelve students from Kinder High School for Performing and Visual Arts were named 2022 YoungArts winners and finalists by the National YoungArts Foundation, which identified them as some of the nation’s most promising young artists in visual, literary, design and performing arts.Continue reading
Winners of Holiday Greeting Card Reception embrace togetherness
The annual Holiday Greeting Card Reception is more than just a showcase of student’s creative holiday card art—it’s an event that celebrates togetherness.
“It will be a better holiday because of your artwork,” Superintendent Millard House said to the student winners during Tuesday’s live-stream event.Continue reading
HISD Fine Arts Extravaganza this Saturday with Miller Outdoor Theatre
The HISD Fine Arts Department is ending the school year in a big way, with a live virtual performance with Miller Outdoor Theatre.
The free virtual event on Saturday, May 22, will feature performances from across the district. The program will include performances from band, choir, piano, guitar, orchestra, dance, theatre, and the visual arts, with students from kindergarten through high school.Continue reading
Parker ES students mark first day in new school
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Roaring applause and cheers of joy echoed throughout the Parker Elementary School cafeteria on Monday as Principal Lori Frodine welcomed students to the first day of school in their new building.
To mark the first day, students gathered by grade level for assemblies in the cafeteria, where Frodine excitedly introduced the students to the new facility and its features and answered their questions.
“You guys have the coolest music rooms ever,” Frodine said to the eager students seated before her.
Grammy Foundation selects HISD student to record album with young musicians
HSPVA senior to perform at Grammy events and attend annual awards ceremony
High School for the Performing and Visual Arts student Alexandria DeWalt’s dream to make music that the world will hear is coming true sooner than she imagined.
DeWalt is among 32 talented high school students from across the country selected by the Grammy Foundation for the 2017 Grammy Camp – Jazz Session where young musicians are provided the opportunity to record an album together, perform for some of music’s biggest names, and attend the Grammy Awards ceremony as guests of The Recording Academy.
The program encourages high school students to pursue professional careers in the music industry and makes them eligible for more than $2 million in college scholarships made possible through the Grammy Foundation’s college partners.