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Historic day for 4 HISD schools with new mascots

School communities at four HISD campuses with controversial mascots have selected new names, which were announced Tuesday, April 15, at a news conference at Hamilton Middle School by their principals and Superintendent Terry Grier.

In January, the HISD Board of Education approved a new policy that prohibited the use of any race or ethnic group as a mascot or nickname.

Four schools were identified as not aligning to the policy, and Tuesday, they received their new names:

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