Dr. Diego Linares, Principal
Dr. Diego Linares has been selected as the new principal of Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center High School.
Linares began his career as a bilingual teacher in Alief ISD, where he also served as a high school assistant principal. He served as an elementary school principal in the Stafford Municipal School District, where he was named Principal of the Year. He then served as principal of Scarborough High School, where he led the school out of Improvement Required (IR) status by meeting TEA standards and receiving four distinctions, including mathematics and science. Most recently, he worked at Katy ISD as the principal of Raines High School, the Opportunity Awareness center, and the Behavior Transition Program.
Linares earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Santo Tomas in Bogota, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from University of Houston at Clear Lake, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of Houston.
I am writing this letter to formally introduce myself. I am Dr. Diego Linares, and I am pleased and honored to serve as the new principal of Houston MSTC High School. I am looking forward to connecting with you all through in-person conversations over the coming weeks...
Escribo esta carta para presentarme formalmente. Soy el Dr. Diego Linares y quiero expresarles lo complacido y honrado que estoy de servir como el nuevo director de la escuela preparatoria Houston MSTC. Escribo esta carta con el objetivo de proporcionarles una introducción general de mí y espero sinceramente poder conectarme con ustedes a través de conversaciones en persona durante las próximas semanas...
Students entering grade nine in school year 2017-2018 and thereafter, may, after earning an overall course grade of 85 or higher in a qualifying elective course, request that the numeric grade be converted to a “pass”. This applies to students earning credit in HISD. Pass/fail grades do not affect grade point averages.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee with the Principal / Cafe Con el Director
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM Homecoming Game and Tailgate