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Tuition Grants, Matching Scholarships

Comptroller’s Office Now Accepting Applications for Match the Promise Tuition Grants, Matching Scholarships Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded Texans applications are now being accepted for 2015-2016 Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠ awards. The foundation, in cooperation with the Comptroller’s office, encourages Texas families to save for college by offering competitive ...

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HISD Bringing More Tech to the Classroom; Parents Invited to Info Meeting

An Important Message from Dr. Howell Wright, Huntsville ISD Superintendent of Education re: Digital Textbook Adoption   In today’s world, most students come to school technology savvy. With their mobile devices, electronic games, social media, and text messaging, students are using technology every day. Development in this area has resulted in changes in ...

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September is Huntsville’s Library Card Sign-up Month

Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Huntsville Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has ...

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Open Enrollment in Texas Tuition Promise Fund® Begins Today

Open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, begins today, Sept. 1, and runs through Feb. 29, 2016. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families that the Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents and loved ones the chance to prepay a child’s education at Texas ...

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HISD Hires Deputy & Assistant Superintendent

HUNTSVILLE, TX – Friday, August 28, 2015 Huntsville ISD has two new district administrators joining the Hornet family. A new Deputy Superintendent who will oversee Student Services and a new Assistant Superintendent of Business Administration were hired after School Board members unanimously approved the district’s personnel recommendation this week during the regular monthly ...

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HISD Issues Statment Regarding State 2014-2015 Ratings

HISD Proud of Progress – HISD State Accountability Ratings   Huntsville ISD is happy to report that progress was made this year under the state accountability ratings for campuses. Both Stewart and Samuel W. Houston Elementary campuses and the district’s Texas Online Preparatory Middle School (TOPS), that were rated Improvement Required for the 2013-2014 ...

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Huntsville ISD Announces New Head Coach for Lady Hornet Volleyball

HUNTSVILLE, TX – Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Huntsville ISD announces the hiring of Bobby Conner as the new Huntsville Lady Hornet head volleyball coach for the 2015 season. Following a late summer retirement announcement by former Head Coach Debbie Hightower, the vacancy was quickly posted and a search ensued. HISD’s Girls Athletic ...

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More Changes In Store for HISD Administration

HISD Deputy Superintendent Cruse named Lone Finalist for Superintendent of Graham ISD   Huntsville ISD announced Wednesday that Sonny Cruse, Deputy Superintendent has been named the Lone Finalist for Superintendent of Graham ISD. The GISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to select him during their Tuesday evening board meeting. Mr. Cruse provided ...

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Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of enrollment. The Texas Tuition Promise ...

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HISD Announces New Administrative Hires & Organizational Changes

Huntsville ISD announced a number of organizational changes being made in preparation for the 2015-2016 school year following Thursday’s regular Board of Trustees meeting. The Board voted unanimously to approve the district’s personnel recommendations for staff and administrator positions. Stewart Elementary Principal Amber Rodriguez made the personal decision to return ...

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