Westside High School

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    HISD Culinary Students Put Their Skills On the Line

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    HISD Student Stabbed at Bus Stop, Suspect in Custody

    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 >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012

    Fast and Ferocious

    Marcus Manchild eyes national acclaim.

  • Culture

    February 10, 2011
  • Culture

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Oh Brother Grier, Where Art Thou?

    Photo by Margaret DowningTerry Grier: Wheatley parents complain about his absence​Thursday'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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    This Guy's Been Exposing Himself To Schoolgirls

    Courtesy HPDIf you see this guy, just keep looking him in the eye​Houston 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Student Culinary Competition: "When Flipping Burgers Just Isn't Enough"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    How Many Brave HISD Parents Refused To Let Their Kids's Brains Be Rotted By Obama? Not Many

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009
  • News

    December 4, 2008

    Backlash Upon Backlash at HISD

    The uproar you hear is screaming parents

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    Last Night: Dame Julie Andrews at the Hobby Center

    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 >>

  • News

    March 16, 2006
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    October 21, 2004

    Dance Fever

    HISD kills a reality show on high school dancers

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Guest Column: HISD's Ethnic Gap

    Stats show how district policies help whites with educational opportunities

  • News

    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

    March 7, 2002

    The Great Divide

    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.

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Range War

    The shootout over gun club safety

  • News

    September 6, 2001


    Is Westbury High the victim of neglect? Or do jealous parents just mistakenly think HISD takes better care of other schools?

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Pipeline to the Pros

    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.

  • News

    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

    April 15, 1999

    Cutting Class

    Park trees make a last stand against HISD expansion