The Houston Independent School District Board of Education welcomed three new trustees and three re-elected trustees on Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Manuel Rodriguez Jr. Board Auditorium at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. Elizabeth Santos (District I), Sergio Lira (District III) and Susan Deigaard (District V) were formally sworn in, and trustees Wanda Adams, Anne Sung, and Holly Maria Flynn Vilaseca renewed their oaths of office.
The Houston Independent School District will be supporting relief efforts in communities across Houston by providing meals to families and individuals affected by the recent floods. Starting on Saturday, Sept. 2, HISD’s Nutrition Services will be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner free of charge at nine sites in the Houston area. The meals will be available on a first-come, first-served basis to all community members. Continue reading
School to be joined by students, parents and community members
What: Reagan High School will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate its recent International Baccalaureate authorization with students, parents and community members. Reagan received official authorization to operate as IB campus in July along with Hogg Middle School, creating the first continuous IB feeder pattern in the historic Heights neighborhood. Founded in 1968, IB is a non-profit foundation that offers challenging educational programs for students aged 3 to 19 to help develop their intellectual, personal, emotional, and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.
Who: HISD Board of Education President Anna Eastman, Reagan High School Principal Connie Berger, HISD Lead Principal James McSwain, students, parents and community members
When: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at 6 p.m.
Where: Reagan High School, 413 East 13th Street