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.
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 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.
Cornerstone Christian Academy is hosting a special Veterans Day Chapel on Friday, November 11th at 10:15 AM. Members of the local Air Force Reserve Squadron will participate in a town hall discussion with staff and students. All veterans and their families are welcome to attend.
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!
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.
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.
Homecoming Week 2016 – October 3-7 – was a celebration for all ages at Westbury Christian School.