Education

Fort Bend ISD Dedicates Riverstone School to Fallen Firefighter

Local and state officials, members of the Houston Fire Department and hundreds of parents attended the recent dedication of Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary in Riverstone.

The elementary — which opened in August — is named after Anne McCormick Sullivan, a Dulles High School graduate and Houston firefighter who died on duty in a May 2013 motel fire. It features several tributes to her memory, including a showcase of her uniform and a large mural in the school’s entry.

St. Pius X High School - Book Drive Benefits Baton Rouge

Juliana Oyen, a sophomore at St. Pius X High School, organized a week-long book drive that accumulated nearly two tons of books to benefit schools and families in Baton Rouge, La.

“The response of the student body at St. Pius X was overwhelming,” said Judith Oyen, mother of Juliana. “Every afternoon, Juliana had bags and boxes of books waiting in the lobby for her to pack in her car. Even Mrs. Larsen, principal of SPX, let us know that there were many books in the library to help Juliana’s cause.”

Spring ISD Schools Use Fun Activities to Teach a Serious Message during National Red Ribbon Week

Spring ISD schools scheduled a series of colorful dress-up days and learning activities in conjunction with the National Red Ribbon Celebration, Oct. 23-31. The various theme days across the district, for which students were invited to dress up, included: “I Elect to Be Drug Free,” “We’re too Bright for Drugs,” “Team Up Against Drugs,” “Sock it to Drugs,” and “Give Drugs the Boot,” to name a few. 

Grace School Invites You to Go Over the Edge to Raise Money for Kids Across Houston!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Woodland Park Plaza, 11490 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77077

Slip into a harness, put on a helmet, grab a rope and take a flying leap off a 10 story West Houston building in front of cheering crowds.  It’s the rappel of a lifetime!

University of Houston-Downtown Recognized for Offering Top 10 Online Bachelors Program in Texas for 2016-17

University of Houston Downtown

Affordable Colleges Online a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information, has released its ranking for the 2016-2017 Best Online Colleges in Texas.

According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, Texas offers the second most online degree programs of any state in the nation.

Stone Gate HOA donates nearly $11,000 to two Cy Fair ISD elementary schools

The Stone Gate Home Owners Association (HOA) showed its support for educators at two CFISD schools this month, providing donations totaling nearly $11,000 to Postma and Birkes elementary schools.

Robert Partin, vice president of the Stone Gate HOA, delivered a monetary donation of $5,000 to Postma on Oct. 6, then followed it with a technology donation valued at $5,730 to Birkes on Oct. 12.

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