In order to permanently improve every D- and F-rated campus, HISD is transforming how it serves those students by launching the RISE transformation cohort beginning in School Year 2022-2023.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
Two HISD high schools are among the top 100 in America, and 11 are in the top 100 in Texas. The annual rankings were released this week by U.S. News & World Report.Continue reading
Help is available for HISD seniors who are still in the college application process or unsure what their plans are for next year.
A student resource fair will be held Wednesday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Assistance Re-Engagement Center at Brock Elementary School, 1417 Houston Ave, 77007.Continue reading
The Houston Independent School District celebrated the top students from 2022’s graduating class at the annual Scholars Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday at Delmar Fieldhouse.Continue reading
HISD is now accepting applications for its 2022 Summer Student Leadership Program, a five-week paid summer internship and leadership development program for HISD high school students and alumni currently enrolled in college.Continue reading
As autumn temperatures kept the courtyard cool throughout the late morning, nearly 2,500 Houston MSTC High School students headed outdoors for an early homecoming celebration with lunch hosted by HISD Nutrition Services chefs and staff.
The outdoor fare was part of a new Tailgate/School Pop Up program that encourages students to enjoy the good food provided daily by Nutrition Services campus kitchens.Continue reading
The familiar hoots and hollers of classmates returning to campus on the first day of school were replaced by “oohs” and “aahs” as students entered the new Bellaire High School for the first time on Monday.
Eleventh-grader Carter Sasser said everyone gathered at school early to meet up with friends and get their first glimpse of the new building.
“This place is impressive, especially the new pool and gym and the new lockers,” Sasser said. “The stairs are commons areas we didn’t have in the old building.”Continue reading
Austin High School seniors Daniel Miranda and Jesus Cantu greeted each other as they made their way through their school’s dining commons, stopping to soak in their new surroundings before the first bell rang.
“It looks futuristic,” Miranda said, first looking up at the contemporary lighting and then down below at the dining tabletops featuring the school’s mustang mascot.
“Futuristic?” Cantu asked with a laugh. “I think you mean modern.”Continue reading
There are many features that Principal Orlando Reyna finds impressive about the newly constructed Austin High School, but the contemporary courtyard is by far one of his favorites.
“It just looks amazing,” Reyna said, smiling at the thought of it. “I anticipate it’s going to be a popular space for us to utilize and for students to congregate.”
After a semester-long delay due to pandemic-related manpower and delivery issues, Austin High School is finally set to open its doors to students on Wednesday, Jan. 6, following their return from winter break.Continue reading