A spritz here, a spritz there.One of the lesser joys of getting ready for a new school year comes when teachers return to the classroom and flip on a switch.
At Austin High School in the Fort Bend ISD, last week a few teachers were greeted with the unwelcome discovery of what one person des ... More >>
Traci GoudieWhat did you do your senior year? Studying? Prom? So did Sugar Land native and eventual Austin High School graduate Katie Armiger, but she also spent it writing, recording and promoting her second album, 2008's Believe. Armiger, who co-wrote ten of Believe's 11 songs and wrote "Gone" and ... More >>
Logo courtesy TUTSTUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become a big deal -- they're the Tonys for high-school musicals.Which may sound lame, but the ceremony is actually pretty nice and the productions some of these schools put on are impressive.As always, they're not to be confused with these high-school T ... More >>
If you're looking for a little Hump Day time waster, we suggest strangeusa.com, which lists haunted locales across the country. Houston has a bunch of them.Many on the site are ones we've heard before - the Spaghetti Warehouse, La Carafe, the old Jeff Davis Hospital, various cemeteries - which a ... More >>
State Comptroller John Sharp has suggested that HISD needs to fire more incompetent
teachers. But as the case of Beverly Goodie shows, it's not that simple. Just how do
you tell who's incompetent? And what happens when you try?