Lee High School

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Some HISD Schools Face Big Changes From No Child Left Behind

    Some HISD schools are getting left behind.​Step aside, Apollo 20. A slew of Houston ISD high schools are going to have to undergo serious overhauls to satisfy requirements of No Child Left Behind. Federal school and district ratings were released this afternoon. In a subsequent press release, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Dazed And Confused 2: A Rock Of Ages For The '90s

    ​Broadway loves nostalgia, and they also love a sure thing. That's why most of the biggest hit musicals on Broadway right now are jukebox musicals that string together narratives out of popular songs. Musicals like Movin' Out, Jersey Boys, and especially Rock of Ages utilize hits from the past ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    HISD Lesson for Today: Tutoring Works, Now What Do We Do?

    Margaret DowningTerry Grier stays on TAKS. ​It was a masterful performance. At the start of his press conference Thursday in which he announced gains in math and science student test scores, Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier announced that "We're not going to talk about accountability rat ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    HISD Magnet School Discussion Brings Out the Parents, the Passion

    Revolution is brewing...​The message was clear at Lamar High School last night: remove the magnet designation from high performing schools in the district and Houston ISD will not only be destroying dreams and futures, but it will lose a lot of money as its best and brightest go elsewhere. Tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Lee High School Is Sinking!!

    Photo courtesy wikipedia Lee High School: Bricks started falling from the facade​Lee High School is almost 50 years old, and it doesn't seem to be aging well.In fact, it's sinking.Worse, the two distinct parts of the building are sinking at different rates."The building has been declared sa ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2010

    Third Ward High

    The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.

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    March 12, 2010

    ESPN And CNN In Death-Cage Opinion Brawl Over Yates High School

    Yates represents.​Yates High School's basketball team continues its roll to a state championship, a role that's included some very large blow-outs of over-matched opponentsIt's attracted nationwide attention, and now two of the biggest brand names on television are getting into it.First came Rick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Yates Vs. Lee, The Rematch: Generals Stay Within 100

    Photos by Aaron M. Sprecher / Click here for a slideshow​The Lee High School "cheering section" sat in the smallest little section of stands, in the lowest corner of the east side of the bleachers at Delmar Field House, during Saturday's rematch between the Lee and Yates High School boy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Latest Principal Shifts In HISD Bring Grumbling

    ​There's been a sudden round of mid-year principal shifts in the Houston school district, and it hasn't brought smiles.Energetic and popular Lee High School principal Steve Amstutz is moving on after failing to raise the troubled school's "unacceptable" Texas Education Agency status. His attempt t ... More >>

  • News

    January 21, 2010

    Pot of Gold

    Is the war on marijuana a waste of precious resources?

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Inquiring Minds: The World Of Ghost Mountain

    ​Tomorrow night at Walter's On Washington, three Houston bands throw down their first gigs of 2010. For Roky Moon & Bolt they have a new album in the offing and the future seems pretty clear cut. They are riding into this new year with quite an amount of steam behind them from most all the mus ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2008

    Bill Bentley Goes Online with Sonic Boomers

    Native Houstonian creates Web site for boomer music fans

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Not Just for Text Messages

    Local high school students put their camera-phones to work

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Chillin' with tha Eskimoz

    We have a Whatachat with the guys behind the fast-food rap video

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    March 16, 2006
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    June 23, 2005
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    July 1, 2004

    Guest Column: HISD's Ethnic Gap

    Stats show how district policies help whites with educational opportunities

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    December 4, 2003
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    November 27, 2003
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    November 13, 2003

    Tee Time

    Lee High School dropped football, deciding golf was a better sport for its kids, no matter how poor or new to this country they might be

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    It's a SNAP

    Plus: Over Troubled Waters, Season of Discontent, Rump Roast

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Letter Perfect

    A Sudanese refugee gets the best holiday greetings: Her family is safe

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    December 12, 2002

    Thumb TAKS

    Plus: Wonderful Rubbish, Dems Don't Get It, Peeved at Parsons

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    September 28, 2000

    Going Public

    Everybody knows that HISD is supposed to be second-rate. So why are private school kids defecting back to the district that nobody wanted?

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Strangers in Paradise

    Kosovar refugees in Houston fight to hang on in a land they don't understand

  • News

    January 12, 1995

    Killer Behind the Badge

    Susan White complained to friends and authorities about Deputy Joseph Kent McGowen, but nobody listened. Then he killed her.