Tag Archives: MLK Jr. Day

HISD students compete in annual MLK Oratory finals to honor Dr. King’s legacy

HISD  fourth-grader Ronnie Williams of Law Elementary School won the Foley & Lardner LLP 26th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Competition.

The competition invites local students to present original 3-to-5 minute speeches addressing the topic “How would Dr. King assess our progress in achieving his vision for America?”

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HISD campuses, offices to close Jan. 17-18

As scheduled, there will be no classes for students Monday, Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Tuesday, Jan. 18.

All campuses and offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 18 for an Attendance Mitigation Day, and staff should not report to work unless requested by a supervisor. Again, all campuses and offices will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 18, and staff should not report to work unless requested by a supervisor.   

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