Driven by a passion to enlighten young minds about the world of business and initiate their own socially impactful ventures, two HISD high school students organized TEDx Holt St Youth on Saturday, Sept. 9, at The Ion Houston, drawing an audience of more than 100 attendees.Continue reading
Teacher Sarah Honore began her day like any other morning, not knowing what was waiting for her at Eastwood Early College High School. Happening inside the cafeteria was a surprise celebration, complete with a generous $25,000 check.
Since joining HISD in 2022, Ronald Castro has dedicated his spare time to leading high school students while working with local nonprofits and elected officials to ignite positive change through humanitarian and volunteer efforts.Continue reading
HISD opened its first of six Sunrise Centers in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the West Orem YMCA on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Together with community partners, these centers will help support students outside the classroom and connect families with local services and resources.Continue reading
On Monday, Aug. 28, more than 186,000 Houston Independent School District students started their first day of the 2023-2024 school year.Continue reading
Hundreds of HISD student-athletes filled Delmar Fieldhouse Wednesday, Aug. 23, for Athletics Media Day, an initiative created by Athletics Director Andre’ Walker in 2022 to provide high school athletes exposure to professional media training at no cost.
“I think it’s very important for our kids to have some form of training and understanding in how they ought to respond to certain questions they’re being asked in interviews,” said Walker. “If they have an opportunity to receive some proper training, it makes interviewing easier and makes them feel more comfortable.”Continue reading
Each year before the start of a new football season, the Touchdown Club of Houston names its Preseason All-Greater Houston UIL High School football team. This year, two HISD seniors were selected to represent the district at the annual Touchdowner of the Year gala, where they were recognized alongside athletes from neighboring school districts.Continue reading
Shamara Garner has been sworn in as Houston Independent School District’s new Chief of Police, making her the first woman to hold the spot as top cop.Continue reading
Houston Independent School District JROTC cadets attended the annual HISD Cadet Seminar to gear up for the 2023-2024 school year and competition season.Continue reading
More than 300 HISD JROTC cadets visited Texas A&M University for a weeklong summer camp to prepare for the upcoming school year and engage in collaborative learning and team-building exercises.Continue reading