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At Our Savior Lutheran School, located at 5000 W. Tidwell Rd. here in Houston we teach Latin.  Learning Latin is foundational to giving your child a classical education. Studying Latin improves mental discipline, indirectly improves English vocabulary and usage, and opens the doors to readin…

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Local teachers will have the opportunity to seek employment with Houston ISD during an event this weekend.

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Our Savior Lutheran School is a classical Christian school in the Houston area serving the community of Garden Oaks/Oak Forest. Classical education is an education for “all” and is a wonderful way to serve all abilities. The classical model is a way to teach “with the grain” ensuring that al…

New Houston ISD superintendent Millard House II will listen to community input about important issues related to the district at a series of town hall meetings scheduled for September and October. Heights and Booker T. Washington high schools are among the campuses that will serve as meeting hosts.

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Some male middle school students in Houston who are searching for the best fit for the next stage of their academic careers will have multiple chances to preview a local private high school’s facilities starting later this month.

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HISD students will begin the school year on Monday under a requirement to wear masks in all buildings, after the district’s board of trustees unanimously upheld Superintendent Millard House II’s decision to defy Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s standing executive order prohibiting such mandates.

WINGS Collective, an Oak Forest-based organization that provides services to school-aged children who need special learning help or have been diagnosed with language and learning disorders, has added executive function coaching to its list of programs.

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Last Thursday, the summer camp version of Waltrip’s marching band hosted its annual spirit night with an outdoor concert in the parking lot of Valencia’s Tex-Mex Garage for dozens of community members and passersby alike, marking their first outdoor event in quite some time.

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Bradley and Kimberly Quentin, who are STEM-lab teachers at Sinclair Elementary, were selected for the Fund for Teachers Fellowship, which took them to the Galapagos Islands this summer to trace the path of Charles Darwin. They’ll bring their findings back to local students.

HISD recently named new principals at some area schools, including Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet, M.C. Williams Middle School, Highland Heights Elementary, Wainwright Elementary and High School Ahead Academy.

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Oak Forest resident and Heights High School graduate Brianna Correa will become a cadet at one of America’s most prestigious military institutions, the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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While Houston ISD recently recognized 12 finalists as candidates to be named its 2020-21 elementary and secondary teachers of the year, local schools also named their teachers of the year this spring.

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Enya Krathaus recently learned she was one of a record nine Houston ISD students from six campuses who won a national gold medal in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

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Heights High School senior Skye Williams received a $2,500 scholarship last week from HISD superintendent Grenita Lathan, who awards students who have overcome hardships. Williams and her family had to spend a few months sheltering at the George R. Brown Convention Center in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and she also has battled depression. She is still set to graduate in the top 20 percent of her class and attend college.

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While Houston ISD recently recognized 12 finalists as candidates to be named its 2020-21 elementary and secondary teachers of the year, local schools also named their Teachers of the Year this spring.

Barbara Smith of Sinclair Elementary was among the 12 finalists recently announced as candidates to be named HISD’s 2020-2021 Elementary and Secondary teachers of the year, and another teacher was recognized as one of the district’s brightest newcomers.

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HISD has announced an initiative to improve the district’s school choice process. The district also is putting a hold on its plans to change the magnet program and will be receiving millions in federal pandemic relief funding through an allocation by the state.

All Saints Catholic Church is expanding its learning program and will be welcoming 2-4 year olds for four days a week at its Early Childhood Center in September. 

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Last September, the HISD Board of Education approved the formation of a District of Innovation (DOI) committee to develop a plan for HISD to obtain the DOI designation. In March, HISD’s District Advisory Committee voted it down by a margin of 21-10.