Get to know your neighbors on National Night Out October 6

Knowing who lives next to you can sometimes be the first step in preventing crime—and that’s why police departments across the country have been encouraging people to step outside on one evening each year to meet their neighbors. This year

Backpack Buddy program helps fill weekend ‘food gap’

HISD Nutrition Services and the Houston Food Bank have been working together since 2014 to deliver extra food to needy students through the latter’s “Backpack Buddy” program. Its goal is to fill the food gap that exists at certain students’

First School Choice Open House helps parents fine-tune their campus selections

HISD hosted the first of four School Choice Open Houses on Oct. 3, 2015, and hundreds of families came out to Jordan High School on Saturday to explore their options. “My main interest is the gifted and talented (G/T) program,”

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‘Caught in the Act’ spotlights Law Elementary School

Dual-language kindergarten teacher featured in October 2015 C.I.A. video Cristina Garcia Chumillas, a dual-language teacher at Law Elementary School, was “Caught in the Act” of delivering great instruction during a recent visit to her kindergarten class. An HISD video crew,

HISD home visiting program to help hundreds of families prepare children for preschool

The Houston Independent School District this week will begin offering in-home lessons to hundreds of new families from across the district in an effort to help parents better prepare their children for preschool. The lessons are part of the district’s

Panama: Culture, skyline, and the crossroads of the world!

The Republic of Panama is the southernmost part of a natural land bridge connecting the continents of North and South America. It is considered one of the most global cities in Latin America, thanks to its international business center, the

M-DCPS Launches its Biggest Charity Campaign, United Way, with Special Mural Unveiling Event

Thursday, October 1, 2015

HIPPY program launches districtwide for 2015–2016 school year

This week, nearly 600 families across the Houston area will begin receiving free lessons in their homes to prepare their children to succeed in HISD schools, before they ever set foot in a classroom. Parents will begin participating in the