HISD to host college summit for historically black colleges, universities

Hundreds of HISD middle and high school students will have the opportunity to meet admissions representatives from regional historically black colleges and universities at the HISD College Summit for HBCUs. Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) located in Texas and Louisiana

Dr. Steven Shetzer named new principal of Pershing Middle School

Dr. Steven Shetzer has been selected as the new principal of Pershing Middle School. Dr. Shetzer is currently serving as the principal of Kolter Elementary. Prior to this, he served as the AP/magnet coordinator at Roberts Elementary School. Dr. Shetzer began his educational

Rally in the Valley Showcases Robotics Skills of Budding Engineers

A friendly competition designed to show STEM-related skills

HISD community celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week in creative ways 

While we always encourage our community to tell teachers how much they’re valued, students, administrators, and staff have rallied around our educators for Teacher Appreciation Week to celebrate their tireless dedication. Inspirational and emotional messages of thanks and encouragement flooded

Workshop Wednesday features tips for achieving desired results

About 40 business representatives participated in this month’s Workshop Wednesday, hosted by HISD’s Business Assistance Supplier Diversity department, which featured a high-energy interactive presentation by author and artist Amy Malkan entitled Achieving Your Desired Results. Malkan led the group through

HISD Board of Education adopts school funding formula

The HISD Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved a school funding proposal that aims to minimize the impact of looming budget cuts on classrooms. HISD must send a projected $165 million in local property tax dollars to the state

Four HISD students ace ACT exam

Four Houston Independent School District students have earned a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam. The students – Edward “Ned” Swart of Lamar High School and Ishaan Chatterjee, Amrith Lotlikar, and Andrei Savitski of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Mayor Emanuel and CPS Open City’s Fifth Parent University in Pullman

Newest Site Builds on Mayor’s Commitment to Double Parental Engagement Centers by 2019

Mayor Emanuel and CPS Open City’s Fifth Parent University in Pullman

Newest Site Builds on Mayor’s Commitment to Double Parental Engagement Centers by 2019

Open Enrollment Application Process for 2016-17 Runs May 2 – May 20

Proceso Para La Solicitud de Inscripcion Abierta del Ano Escolar 2016-17 Tendra Lugar Del 2 Al 20 De Mayo