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Huntsville ISD: CLOSED Wednesday

by HISD Staff BAD WEATHER CLOSURE NOTICE Huntsville ISD has decided to CANCEL school again for TOMORROW, Wednesday, January 17, due to the inclement weather conditions in our district.  We are currently planning for normal operations on Thursday but we will continue to monitor the conditions and should that change ...

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Huntsville ISD Classes Cancelled for Tuesday

Huntsville ISD today has announced that all classes will be cancelled for Tuesday, January 16th in anticipation of tomorrow’s inclement weather. District personnel took to social media, text messaging, emails, and phone calls to alert parents and the community of the school closures. HISD Athletics has also announced that all ...

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First Forensic Science Ph.D. In The Nation Graduates From Sam Houston State University

A College of Criminal Justice student from Sam Houston State University is the first in the nation to graduate with a Ph.D. in forensic science. Lindsay Glicksberg received the inaugural doctoral degree during the Dec. 2017 commencement ceremony. “All of us in the College of Criminal Justice are excited about ...

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Now Accepting 2018 Preservation Scholars Applications!

by Friends of the Texas Historical Commission   The Texas Historical Commission is now accepting applications for the 2018 Preservation Scholars Program! We hope that you will inform any students and/or student organizations you may be affiliated with about the paid internship opportunity for the summer of 2018. The deadline for ...

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HISD Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent

Huntsville ISD Trustees named Dr. Larry Scott Sheppard as the lone finalist for the district’s superintendent vacancy at its December 14 Special Called meeting. Dr. Scott Sheppard has served as the Assistant Superintendent for Secondary School Administration in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD since 2011, directly overseeing 35 secondary campuses in the 3rd ...

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Apply for Match the Promise Foundation Scholarships thru Dec 31

Fifth through ninth graders whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less can apply through Dec. 31 for Match the Promise scholarships to use at Texas public colleges and universities.* The Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠encourages families to save for college by supplementing their contributions to theTexas Tuition Promise ...

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SHSU’s Criminal Justice And Criminology Ranked Third Globally

by Emily Binetti Known as one of the largest and most prestigious criminal justice programs in the country, Sam Houston State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology is now ranked third in the world among criminology and penology programs by the Center for World University Rankings. “This is the first time ...

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HISD Announces Leadership Change for Huntsville Intermediate School

After spending the past three months carefully reviewing and observing the operations and leadership of the district, Huntsville ISD Interim Superintendent Fred Rush and his Interim Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction Linda Daniel are confident in the recent changes they have made to help reorganize central office administration to ...

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TEA: Donations still needed for Texas schools affected by Hurricane Harvey

TEA provides online avenue for technology and instructional materials donations to Hurricane Harvey school districts by TEA staff Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has advised that school systems needing instructional materials—either because of enrollment of students displaced by Hurricane Harvey or from property damage caused by the hurricane—can create an ...

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Deceptive Student Loan Relief Company Halted

Nationwide FTC crackdown underway Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday announced that his office filed an action against Jason Spencer, the operator of an alleged student loan debt relief scam called Student Loan Relief, LLC. Spencer allegedly engaged in false, misleading or deceptive practices in violation of the Texas ...

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