The Houston Independent School District's Board of Trustees is considering asking voters for a $1.89 billion bond issue that would rebuild or renovate 42 schools. The board must decide by August whether to place the item on the November 6 ballot. If voters approve the bond package, HISD would "most ... More >>
Can Hogg make the jump to an IB school?It was the politest group of revolutionaries Hair Balls can ever remember meeting. Gathered in the church parlor at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in the Heights, a small group of mothers gathered last night to discuss their petition drive to revital ... More >>
D.J. Thomas is an eighth-grader at Tomball ISD's Willow Wood Middle School. He's also the guy, apparently, you want taking a shot when time's running out and you have the ball at three-quarters court. (Leave the half--court stuff to sixth graders.) Nothing but net.
The House of Blues (in the Downtown Pavilions, 201 San Jacinto) held four gingerbread house workshops on the weekends leading up to Christmas, run by executive chef Jeff Inman. We stopped by to video one and have sped up the video for your amusement. At $45 per Swedish-made gingerbread kit and $1 ... More >>
HISD has the world's busiest sniffer dog
It's Mario in tha mix
An innocent fifth-grader's picture is worth a thousand-word critical analysis
Thursday, February 20
Fine words and policies are wonderful. Unless there's a secret subtext, with a different set of dos and don'ts.
Want an edge on that ultimate school exam? Have your $8 ready for this primer.
Savvy Election shows ageless appeal
Cy-Fairs experiment with year-round schools is being watched by other local districts. What they're seeing isn't pretty.