Tag Archives: Texas Connections Academy

Winning student art tells HISD’s summer reading ‘story’

Texas Connections Academy ninth grader Maggie Martin poses for a photograph with her winning artwork to promote the Houston ISD Summer Reading Program, April 25, 2014. (Houston ISD/Dave Einsel) “Summer is about reading anywhere,” says Texas Connections Academy eighth-grader Maggie Martin. That philosophy – and her ability to illustrate it in a compelling design and slogan – has made Martin the winner of HISD’s contest to create a logo for the 2014 “Read Houston Read” district summer reading program for kindergartners through fifth-graders.

Martin’s design, entitled “Every Summer Has a Story,” will appear on all HISD summer reading program materials, including a special parent toolkit that will be sent home in May to encourage summer reading as a family activity.

Continue reading