Sharpstown High School

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    TEA Investigating More Shady Student-Teacher Relationships

    The Texas Education Agency is reporting a rise in the number of investigations opened on allegations of inappropriate student-teacher relationships over the last three years, according to newly released numbers by the agency. The number of investigations into student-teacher relationships has risen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Five Outdoor Texas Festivals That Went South

    Free Press Summer Fest dodged a pretty serious bullet this year. When festival officials announced that the grounds around Eleanor Tinsley Park needed to be evacuated around 2 p.m. last Saturday afternoon, some of us who were there had visions of pandemonium at the exits and the kind of heavy rains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Houston's Five Funniest Crimes of 2013

    People do a lot of stupid things, but as the year draws to a close, we decided to stop and remember that some of the exceptionally stupid criminal things people have done in the year of 2013 were also funny. As the saying goes, some things change, but you can count on people to try and get away with ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2013

    The Taxman Cometh

    Pearl Bar runs up a hefty tab with the comptroller's office as once-hot Washington Avenue sings the blues.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Dwight Taylor Lee, the Wandering Bufalero

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. Who Are You? "I'm Dwight Taylor Lee, singer/songwriter/producer," Lee introduces himse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    State of Texas Alleges That Gang-Ridden Southwest Houston Condo Complex Is a Public Nuisance

    Claiming essentially that it is a wretched hive of scum and villainy, the State of Texas and Harris County are attempting to force a Southwest Houston condominium complex to clean up its act or shut down -- and each and every unit owner is listed as a defendant. According to the suit filed April 24 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Dining

    May 26, 2011

    Little India

    Hillcroft and Raja Sweets have become the epicenter of Houston's vibrant Indian population.

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    CEP and Robert Kimball Settle Lawsuit

    Settled but confidential​We'll never know if Community Education Partners would have been able to prove its contention in court that its chief critic, civic activist Robert Kimball, really was responsible for damaging its business in the Houston ISD and elsewhere in the state. That's because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Teen Iron Chef: The Secret Ingredient Is Shrimp

    ​The Teen Iron Chef Competition came to Houston this week at Sharpstown High School. Enterprising adolescents who had been training for seven weeks had their final showdown on Wednesday to see which team had made the most advancement in the kitchen. With Chef Monica Pope of T'afia serving as g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2008
  • News

    November 30, 2006

    This Man Thinks He's Jesus H. Christ!

    And a lot of people agree with him

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2006

    A KO for Cuadra We think Andy Garcia should play Cuadra (right) if there's every a movie made about this story. We've been checking former HISD employee Kenneth Cuadra's website daily since the news that Harris County dropped their charges against him. It took a while (one assumes the Cuadras ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Opt In, Opt Out

    HISD continues to send students to CEP. Whether they go there, stay there or return successfully to their home school is anyone's guess.

  • News

    February 23, 2006

    Houston's Best Public High Schools

    Counting down: Our sixth- through tenth-place finishers

  • News

    June 30, 2005
  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Family Ties

    A tale of two sisters, and a father who wouldn't quit pursuing a killer

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Hey, Bubba: Give Peace a Chance

    UT researcher heads studies and a program attacking violence