• HISD: Our Story

  • HISD students and staff are doing amazing things every day. The good news may include awards and recognition for faculty and staff such as Principal of the Year, Teacher of the Year, or HEB Excellence in Education Awards. For students, it could be one of our students getting a perfect score on the ACT test or being named Houston’s Youth Poet Laureate. We will also let you know when our students or our schools receive prizes, donations, or grants – and when our community and business partners give generously to enrich our students’ learning experience. When HISD departments are honored by state or national organizations, we will share the news with you right here. Be sure to check back often to keep up with how HISD is building Houston’s future, right now.

     
  • NFHS

    North Forest HS unveils new school at ribbon-cutting ceremony

    Stakeholders celebrated the grand opening of the first new high school to be built in the area in almost five decades.

     
  • Sharpstown

    Sharpstown HS celebrates grand opening of new school

    The school opened to students in January after being rebuilt as part of the 2012 Bond Program.

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  • Summer Leadership Program

    HISD launches Summer Student Leadership Program for high school seniors and district alumni

    Participants will gain valuable employment experience and have the opportunity to test-drive career pathways before choosing a college major or entering the workforce.

     
  • Project Chrysalis

    Project Chrysalis MS named Title I National Distinguished School

    The school is one of 63 nationwide to receive the designation.

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  • Chavez

    Chavez HS cafeteria hero uses good food and the Golden Rule to make a difference

    Marylyn Williams believes she is responsible not only for serving appetizing meals but also for creating an environment that influences students for the better.

     
  • Allstate

    Allstate Foundation donates $400,000 to replace books lost during Harvey

    Braeburn, Hilliard, Mitchell, and Scarborough elementary schools will use the funds to replace their libraries, which were lost during the storm.

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  • Milby

    Milby’s Broadway Buffs advance to national culinary competition

    Cooking Up Change challenges students to create healthy meals that meet the real-life nutritional and cost requirements of the national school meal programs.

     
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