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National School Choice Week: Phase I application deadline Feb. 2

National School Choice Week (NSCW) 2023 runs Jan. 22-28 and aims to inform, inspire, and empower parents and caregivers to discover education options available for their children. Houston Independent School District has a variety of options across 274 campuses, including magnet and vanguard programs, career and technical education, early college, dual language, international baccalaureate schools, fine arts, and options for early childhood education and pre-K.

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Wheatley HS hosts community fair for MLK Day of Service

MLK Day is not just a national holiday celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s a call to action and the only federal holiday designated as a National Day of Service. The Wheatley High School community answered that call with a resource fair, food distribution, and garden clean up.

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Nonprofit brings free fine arts lessons to HISD classrooms

Season 2 of “Take the Stage” just launched on PBS LearningMedia, and HISD elementary teachers are using the interactive lessons to get their students excited about learning through fine arts.

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HISD hosting enrollment events for pre-K parents

HISD is offering one-on-one support for parents and caregivers seeking assistance with enrolling their child in pre-K for the 2023-2024 school year.

Elementary schools that offer pre-k programs and Early Childhood Centers will participate in a pre-K fair on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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HISD honors employees with milestone anniversaries for their decades of service

HISD’s Office of Talent hosted its first ever Service Milestone Reception on Dec. 14 at Kinder High School for Performing and Visual Arts.

Employees celebrating their 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, and 50th year with the district were recognized and honored for their decades of service and dedication.

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Bellfort ECC gets library refresh thanks to PNC, Dynamo-Dash partnership

HISD unveiled its first library upgrade in partnership with PNC, the Houston Dynamo, and Houston Dash in a ribbon cutting ceremony at Bellfort Early Childhood Center on Dec. 13.

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