Tag Archives: HISD

Thomas MS SpEd classrooms upgraded thanks to WithMerci Foundation

NFL veteran and philanthropist Whitney Mercilus is once again giving back to HISD students by expanding his WithMerci Foundation’s life-skills program to Thomas Middle School.

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HISD and community partners celebrate 2022-2023 teachers of the month

Superintendent Millard House II and HISD community partner Group 1 Automotive selected Alexandra Ledesma from Robinson Elementary School as November’s Teacher of the Month.

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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.

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HISD to host DREAM Summit workshop to help DREAMers achieve higher learning

HISD’s 2022 DREAM Summit is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, and returns to in person for the first time since 2019.

The free event hosted by College & Career Readiness in collaboration with Multilingual Education will take place from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th Street, 77092.

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HISD Police Department launches citizen reporting tool for increased safety and accountability

In an effort to further build trust with the community, the HISD Police Department is implementing a new way for the public to report incidents.  

The Axon Citizen for Communities portal is now active on the department’s web page. The new system allows HISD Police to receive video evidence captured by community members through a public submission form. The information provided by citizens will assist officers in solving crimes.

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River Oaks ES celebrates Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

The River Oaks Elementary School community kicked off the week with a victory lap to honor Ruby Bridges’ walk to William Frantz Elementary School in 1960.

Students, administrators, and staff gathered around the school track wearing purple and holding signs to commemorate the symbolic walk.

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HISD & TxDOT team up with mobile app to make driving near schools safer

HISD’s Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy is partnering with Houston ConnectSmart to help the Texas Department of Transportation end the streak of daily deaths on Texas roadways.

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HISD seeks community feedback on School Choice; applications open Dec. 14

Houston Independent School District’s School Choice application process is evolving to better meet the needs of all families, and the district is seeking community feedback.

Please take a moment to complete this quick survey and share your thoughts about the School Choice process, program options, and factors that influence your school of choice. HISD will use this valuable information to effect change over the next few years.

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HISD’s new mobile enrollment unit hits Houston streets

Houston Independent School District is rolling out a new way to enroll with the district.

Superintendent Millard House II joined district leaders for the ribbon cutting and unveiling of the HISD Mobile Enrollment Unit, also known as the E-Unit.

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HISD connects families to information and resources through Parent Link

Houston Independent School District is improving the way it helps families find information and support for their child’s learning.

The HISD Parent Link is a one-stop resource center with staff prepared to help parents and caregivers navigate processes such as enrollment, school nutrition, academic support, and much more.

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