The high school senior football combine gives kids a free chance for scouts to have a look and maybe help them finance college in Division II, III and NAIA.
Last year Noon came out of nowhere and picked up an incredible six Houston Press Award nominations. Despite accusations of spamming, the rapper and his partner Ryno maintain it's just an indication of the support their act has built in the city. Having glimpsed their latest music video, "Path 2 Choo ... More >>
Bonnie Sheeren says she has shopped at the West 11th Street Kroger for 20 years. A former teacher at nearby Reagan High School, she knew many of the employees. It felt like home, less like a corporate leviathan than a neighborhood mom and pop. All of that changed at around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August ... More >>
Constables go after HISD students' unreturned books
The long arm of the law is coming for youIrma Alvarez was at work on Thursday, June 17 when her cousin called her to say a uniformed officer was at the door, demanding the return of the textbooks Alvarez's son still had after the end of the school year. Alvarez had received notice by mail that p ... More >>
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 >>
The new HISD credit recovery program matches students with a software program and a coach to get them fast-tracked to graduation.
Further discussions of what organizers are calling "systemic illegal referrals of students to CEP/alternative disciplinary education on the basis of forged government documents" at Reagan High School will be just one of hot-button agenda items tonight at a suddenly called meeting of "over 100 ... More >>
The Houston school district has released its scheduled of community meetings where you can go and have your advice ignored about who should replace Abe Saavedra.No, no, no -- of course your input will not be ignored. It will be included in a lengthy report put together by the search team. And as lon ... More >>
Mexican immigrant Hugo Ortega went from washing dishes to owning Houston's best Mexican restaurant — now he has a few things to say about immigration
How an old toolshed became a hippie haven
Morrissey's mad love among Mexican-Americans
Local emocore rockers the Tie that Binds lose one sibling and add another