Christmas arrived a bit early for students at Martinez Elementary School after they received new bikes from HISD community partners Wish for Wheels and Oxy.Continue reading
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Hispanic Heritage and History lives on in campus namesakes throughout HISD – Week Three
Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off September 15 and runs through October 15.
District wide, Hispanic descendants are honored by having schools carry their namesake allowing their rich history to live on.
HISD has 22 schools that recognize the contributions of Hispanic civic and community leaders who range from educators and civil servants to local restaurateurs, newscasters, Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, and even Nobel Prize-winners.
We invite you to visit our blog each week throughout Hispanic Heritage Month as we will feature more schools who carry on these important legacies.Continue reading
R. Martinez Elementary School names Coleman-Hernandez new principal
April Coleman-Hernandez has been selected as the new principal of Raul C. Martinez Elementary. Coleman-Hernandez began her teaching career in 1997 at Sharpstown High School. She continued serving the children of HISD as dean of students at Revere MS and Fonville Middle School, and dean of instruction at North Forest High School.Continue reading
Children’s Museum Houston honoring HISD teachers with early childhood awards
Twelve Houston Independent School District teachers are being honored by Children’s Museum Houston for being outstanding educators.
The museum’s annual Marian and Speros Martel Early Childhood Educator Award is for pre-K through third-grade teachers who exemplify excellence in the classroom.Continue reading
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Exploring Campus Namesakes
Hispanic Heritage Month officially starts on Sun., Sept. 15, and this week, we’re taking a look at some of the many HISD campuses that are named for distinguished Hispanic men and women.