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Meet HISD’s sports announcer—a computer analyst—in this week’s eNews

Find out what he does to make teams feel special

By day, Wesley White is a computer analyst for Texas Children’s Hospital, but by night, he’s the announcer for HISD’s football games at the Delmar-Tusa stadium. You can read more about him and how he got involved with HISD’s Athletics Department in the “I Am HISD” feature of the Sept. 20, 2013, edition of eNews.  Continue reading

Board of Education Approves Motion to Fast-Track New Delmar-Tusa Fieldhouse

Existing facility to be demolished while design for new facility is underway

The HISD Board of Education unanimously approved during Thursday’s monthly meeting the motion to fast-track the construction of a new Delmar-Tusa Fieldhouse by demolishing the existing facility while design for the new facility is underway. The goal is to have the site ready for construction as soon as possible and complete the replacement facility by late 2016.

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HISD High School Athletes Commit to Colleges and Universities on National Signing Day

More than 80 HISD student athletes will sign letters of intent for colleges and universities throughout the United States on National Signing Day.  The male and female student athletes are being offered athletic scholarships for football, basketball, baseball, track and field, swimming, softball, volleyball, wrestling, tennis, and golf.  National Signing Day is the first day when students can sign a letter of intent to play sports for colleges and universities of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Upcoming Motor Activities Training Program Challenge Day at T.H. Rogers School

It’s time once again for the T.H. Rogers School Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) Challenge Day. Each year this fun-filled event gives students with severe physical disabilities a chance to demonstrate their personal best in a variety of sporting events. A tropical luau will serve as the theme for this year’s MATP Challenge Day. Students, faculty, and staff from Barbara Bush Elementary and Memorial Elementary will also take part in the festivities.

Who: T.H. Rogers School MI/PSI Students, Parents, Faculty, and Staff

What: Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) Challenge Day

When: Friday, April 13, 2012, Opening Ceremonies: 9:30 a.m.

Where: 5840 San Felipe Road, Houston, 77057