Members of the Houston ISD community upset about proposed changes in funding for magnet programs throughout the district will have one more week to marshal their persuasive skills and move trustees away from the changes proposed by Superintendent Terry Grier. Board President Juliet Stipeche on Mon ... More >>
Matt & Kim House of Blues, October 19 Infectious pop, bright-eyed wonder and criminally catchy hooks have made Matt & Kim one of the best live acts to emerge out of the Aughties. The duo -- keyboardist Matt Johnson and drummer Kim Schifino -- feed off the energy of the crowd, and usually end up in ... More >>
Photos by Margaret DowningFormer Governor Mark White with Terry GrierDeclaring "we can't afford to press the pause button on our children's education," Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier vowed to continue doing the things he believes have to be done, even if the Texas economy is in the cr ... More >>
The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.
Photo by Margaret DowningHISD Superintendent Terry GrierIn a district where eight of its high schools and 11 of its middle schools don't even have a school counselor, the Houston Independent School District trustees got together for an agenda meeting early Thursday morning to talk "transformatio ... More >>
A partnership of sports and character building was announced today by the Houston Independent School District, to wit: “All HISD students ages seven to 18 are being given an opportunity to learn the game of golf absolutely free.” According to HISD spokesman Norman Uhl, “The golf instruction i ... More >>
Margie Hill got sick, became a ward of the county and was moved to a nursing home. Son Marvin wants her back home. But she can't get out.
Unbending state and HISD policies are pushing away a much-praised teacher
An epic saga of genius, striving, triumph and survival in which our heroes, mere high school students, create truly marvelous mechanical beings, becoming fairly amazing human beings in the process