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Sharpstown Middle School

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    HISD Eyes More School Closures, a Hike in Lunch Prices, UPDATED

    Dollars: HISD ain't got `em​Update:HISD spokesman Jason Spencer sent us a note that these schools are now up for closure and/or consolidation: Elementary schools: Memorial, Paige, N.Q. Henderson, Port Houston, Gordon, Pleasantville, Stevenson, Houston Gardens, Burrus, Rhoads, Grimes, McDade, a ... More >>

  • News

    October 1, 2009

    Magna Charter

    Right in the middle of the Gulfton Ghetto, one school is putting on a grand experiment.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Teacher Of The Year And Hero To Drunk Drivers

    We wondered yesterday if the woman who may set hundreds of drunk drivers free because she failed to test breathalyzer equipment could possibly be the same woman who won a Teacher of the Year award in 2007 for her work at Sharpstown Middle School. No way, we thought, although how many Deetrice Walla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Drunk Drivers: Here's The Person Who's Giving You Hope

    The Texas Department of Public Safety announced great, terrific news for Houston-area drunk drivers Friday: as many as 2,600 DUI cases may be jeopardized because an independent contractor had not done the tests on Breathalyzer machines that she claimed to have done. Today Harris County DA Kenneth M ... More >>

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Learning How to Survive (at) CEP

    HISD and a paid trustee get entangled in the spreading empire of a private firm touting safe alternative schools for troubled kids. So why are some students and parents so scared?

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Flashing Lights

    The HISD police officer was supposed to be there to protect children. Instead, he raped a 17-year-old and said it was her fault. And HISD says it bears no blame at all.

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