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Make a bigger difference; HISD now hiring all positions for the 2022-2023 school year

In Houston Independent School District, children dream BIG. Teachers have heart and passion like no one else. Every campus has a specialist who can help with food, clothing, housing support, and so much more. And there is a learning option as unique as each child.

Achieving that level of student success takes an entire campus; it takes YOU! HISD is now hiring teachers, counselors, nurses, librarians, assistant principals, support staff, and all other roles for the 2022-2023 school year.

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Genderfluid Heights HS graduate takes bold steps toward a more inclusive future

Historically, the night of senior prom is supposed to be a magical capstone that defines our high school experiences. It’s the night to which we compare all other nights that make up our adolescence. We don’t know what to expect, but that’s part of the excitement. Anything can happen. You’re dressed to the nines, surrounded by your friends in a fancy environment that makes you feel like an adult—and after all, aren’t you an adult? Graduation is only weeks away, and then you enter the real world, whatever that means. This is your last night to define High School You™ and to show your peers how you want to be remembered when you look back on your high school career.

When Heights High School student Miles Steinmeyer walked into his senior prom, he didn’t know what to expect. He was excited. But that excitement, as it always is when Miles takes bold steps into the unknown, was colored by fear. Miles is tall on an average day, but as he strode into prom in a pair of four-inch heels, he towered over his classmates, statuesque. There was no way for Miles to blend in. He didn’t want to blend in.

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All HISD schools and offices to close in observance of Juneteenth

On Sunday, June 19, our nation commemorates Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day. Union Major-General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston on June 19, 1865 and informed the enslaved Black people in Texas of their freedom more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued.

In observance of the federal holiday, all HISD schools and offices will be closed Monday, June 20.

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