You may not know it, but the Houston Independent School District has an incredible culinary arts program, and on Saturday, April 12, seven teams of culinary students from four HISD schools will compete in Cooking up Change at the local level in hopes of advancing to the national contest in Washingto ... More >>
Having to ride a bus is bad enough, and then some guy throws a knife into the mix. A Westside High School freshman was cut with a knife Thursday morning when he helped fight off a man who was allegedly trying to abduct another student, according to a release issued by HISD. Police believe the suspe ... More >>
Marcus Manchild eyes national acclaim.
Photo by Margaret DowningTerry Grier: Wheatley parents complain about his absenceThursday's Houston ISD school board meeting was packed and a significant portion of the crowd included those who wanted to talk about the recent removal of Wheatley High School assistant principal Sandra James Wa ... More >>
Courtesy HPDIf you see this guy, just keep looking him in the eyeHouston police have released a composite sketch of a man who they say has been exposing himself to girls from West Briar Middle School and Westside High School.His MO appears to pretty set: As kids are walking home after school' he ... More >>
Dallas was recently the host for the student culinary competition in that region.Students armed with knives are set to meet at Westside High School on February 20. Local school districts know all about it and are doing absolutely nothing to stop it. At issue: Knife skills: who can chop, ... More >>
HISD is releasing some scattered statistics on how many parents sent in "opt-out" forms so their children could remain God-fearing Americans instead of becoming Communist by listening to a president tell them to stay in school.District spokesman Norm Uhl says no survey of the district's 300 ... More >>
The uproar you hear is screaming parents
Dame Julie Andrews Hobby Center December 3, 2007 Better Than: The network TV broadcast of The Sound of Music Download: “Le Jazz Hot” from Victor/Victoria Monday night at the Hobby Center, Dame Julie Andrews gave an inspiring lecture about her experiences on stage and in film, her involvement ... More >>
HISD kills a reality show on high school dancers
Stats show how district policies help whites with educational opportunities
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
Principal Lawrence Allen is a role model to some, an inept bumbler to others. Jones High School is split: Magnet-program parents versus the local community. It's up to Superintendent Kaye Stripling to make it right. Lucky her.
The shootout over gun club safety
Is Westbury High the victim of neglect? Or do jealous parents just mistakenly think HISD takes better care of other schools?
One of the straightest paths to the NBA begins on the summer hoops circuit. All the kids have to do in return is wear the right shoes.
Everybody knows that HISD is supposed to be second-rate. So why are private school kids defecting back to the district that nobody wanted?
Park trees make a last stand against HISD expansion