Milby High School culinary team, also known as the “Space City Buffs,” were among the only two Texas high school culinary programs selected to compete in the final round of the NASA HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) Culinary Challenge, an initiative that aims to develop new recipes that are not only delicious and sustainable for astronauts in space but also to provide an opportunity for students to research and present their work in a professional environment.Continue reading
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HISD third graders define success with massive donation of dictionaries
Beginning in 2016 with only five schools, the Rotary Club of Houston’s Dictionary Project has been dedicated to providing reading resources to HISD third graders. The number of recipient schools has grown every year, and this year, thanks to the generosity of individual donor Kandy Kaye Horn, every third grader in every HISD elementary school was given their own dictionary.Continue reading
HISD students visit Space Center Houston for National STEM Day
In observance of National STEM Day on Nov. 8, Space Center Houston welcomed more than 500 HISD students to speak with NASA astronaut Megan McArthur and engage in authentic science learning activities.
Students from Wesley Elementary School, Davila Elementary School, Deady Middle School, Booker T. Washington High School, and Milby High School were all in attendance.Continue reading
Elected officials ‘get educated’ at Milby HS campus tour
Houston Independent School District trustees, state representatives, senators, program partners, and staff members joined students at Milby High School to kick off the inaugural “Get Educated on HISD” campus tour.Continue reading
Ten HISD football teams recognized for sportsmanship
Ten Houston Independent School District football teams were recognized for their on-field sportsmanship as the Touchdown Club of Houston held its 16th annual Sportsmanship Luncheon on Wednesday, April 7.
Ten of the 40 Houston-area high school teams nominated were from HISD: Furr, Milby, Northside, Scarborough, Sterling, Waltrip, Washington, Westside, Wisdom, and Yates.Continue reading
Realignment projects near completion as 2012 Bond wraps up
It has been nearly 50 years since Booker T. Washington High School had a swim team. But as the high school’s new practice pool nears completion, that will soon change.
Washington’s new pool and natatorium are among several 2012 Bond realignment projects — new, board-approved projects funded by surplus bond savings but not part of the original scope of work.Continue reading
New Milby HS pool set to open in coming weeks
In a few short weeks, Milby High School students will be able to make a big splash as the school’s new natatorium and four-lane practice pool nears completion.
The natatorium, which is 98 percent complete, features large garage-style overhead coiling doors that open to allow fresh air inside, with fencing at each opening to maintain a secure perimeter.
Remaining work includes installation of the gas meter, fencing, timing system, access control, vestibule doors, emergency phone, roof edge, gutter, and downspouts.Continue reading
HISD PD receives active shooter kits donation from The 100 Club of Houston
Officers with the HISD Police Department were visibly excited Wednesday when representatives from The 100 Club of Houston formally presented new active shooter kits for campus officers.
The 100 Club, established in 1953, provides financial support to the dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters who are killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty in 32 counties surrounding Houston. The club also helps law enforcement agencies purchase life-protecting equipment, such as active shooter kits.
“I’m overwhelmed by the generosity of the 100 Club,” HISD Police Chief Paul Cordova said. “We brought our need to them and they immediately addressed it with their financial benevolence.”Continue reading
HISD students to interview NASA astronaut currently aboard International Space Station
HISD students from Milby High School, Deady Middle School, and Davila Elementary School will be given an exclusive opportunity to speak with and interview NASA astronaut Col. Tyler “Nick” Hague, who is currently living and working aboard the International Space Station.
Students will ask Hague about his time in space and what motivated him to become an astronaut. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call at 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, will allow students to hear and see crew members live from space. HISD will livestream the downlink via Facebook.com/HoustonISD and HoustonISD.org/LiveTV (Comcast Ch. 18 and U-verse Ch. 99).Continue reading
Milby HS selected as finalist for Texas school architecture competition
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Milby High School is one of four finalists vying for the highest honor offered by the 2018-19 Exhibit of School Architecture Competition.
Twenty-seven projects from school districts across the state were awarded 2018 Stars of Distinction in six categories — community, planning, transformation, design, value, and sustainability. Milby was awarded six out of six stars.
The annual architecture competition showcases new and renovated Texas schools and recognizes excellence in their planning and design. It is sponsored by the Texas Association of School Administrators and the Texas Association of School Boards. Continue reading