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Sharpstown International student wins Luby’s ACT grand prize

Katherine Miranda cited for her leadership, compassion, and generosity of spirit

Katherine Miranda

Sharpstown International School (SIS) has among its students an exceptional eighth-grader who epitomizes the quality of character that the Luby’s Achieving Character Together (ACT) program is looking for. Katherine Miranda was recognized on May 28, 2015, during the final assembly of the school year, as Luby’s ACT grand prize winner. Continue reading

Beijing educators tour HISD schools, observe classrooms

20150112_151757_resizedEducators from China’s Beijing School #20 began a two-day visit of HISD schools and the central office building on Jan. 12 to observe various classrooms, explore opportunities for collaboration, and discuss school management and curriculum.

The group toured Sharpstown International School on Jan. 12 and will visit the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center and Carnegie Vanguard High School on Jan. 13. The special guests participated in discussions with district board trustees, administrators, curriculum directors, and school support officers.

Middle-school student rewarded for demonstrating outstanding character

KatherineMiranda_400SIS eighth-grader Katherine Miranda named first 2014 winner in Luby’s ACT program

Luby’s has been rewarding good behavior in HISD middle school students through its ACT Program (Achieving Character Together) program since 2008, and this year, the first student to be recognized with a silver award came from Sharpstown International School. Continue reading