Members of HISD PD C.O.R.E., Community Partnerships, and Student Enrollment collaborated with Nickelodeon for a special friendship—or fin-ship—initiative the week of April 18-22.Continue reading
HISD Transportation Services has donated the use of four 20-foot school buses at West University Elementary School to help collect food donations for this year’s Souper Bowl of Caring.Continue reading
Houston ISD announced the selection of its Chief Engagement Officer, Max Moll.
Moll will lead a department that includes communications, board services, family and community engagement, government relations, and community partnerships, along with HISD’s Parent Center.Continue reading
Just in time for the holiday season, Superintendent Millard House in collaboration with HISD community partner Group 1 Automotive awarded Kassandra Rios from Marshall Elementary School as November’s Teacher of the Month, and Tinsley Elementary School’s Melinda Realina as December’s winner.Continue reading
HISD Community Partnerships is joining local organizations to spread holiday cheer, food, and supplies in a drive-through distribution event. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Hattie Mae White east parking lot, families in the community are welcome to pick up a variety of items.Continue reading
HISD and United Airlines announced a multi-year mentoring and career development program for aspiring aviators and aircraft enthusiasts on Friday. This includes a financial commitment of $300,000 through HISD Foundation towards Sterling Aviation Early College High School’s aviation program.Continue reading
Comcast Internet Essentials Program and Telemundo donated 500 Chromebooks and a $30,000 donation to the HISD Foundation on Friday.Continue reading
Wesley Elementary School Principal Thomas Cotter proudly showed Superintendent Millard House around the school’s Parent Center, where families in need can come to get uniforms, school supplies, food, and even computer access.
The center is supported by HISD Wraparound Services, which provides HISD students the non-academic supports necessary — like access to mental and physical health professionals, food, and housing — necessary for them to be successful in school. collaborates with campuses to helpContinue reading
Feeding more than 10,000 families five days a week during a pandemic is no easy task. It’s an effort that requires the collaboration of multiple departments across the district to bring it all together.
In just over a month, HISD — working together with the Houston Food Bank — has distributed 2 million pounds of food to more than 60,000 families. That range spans from March 14 through April 18.
“I appreciate the spotlight we’ve received, but it’s not just us,” HISD Nutrition Services Officer Betti Wiggins said, referencing the child nutrition department she leads. “We couldn’t have accomplished this without the help of Community Partnerships and HISD Police.”Continue reading