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Nominations Being Accepted for Student Heroes Program

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Student Heroes Award.   The Student Heroes awards program recognizes Texas public school students in prekindergarten through high school who do outstanding things to benefit their fellow Texas students.   SBOE Chair Donna Bahorich urged school leaders ...

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Huntsville ISD Hires New Head Volleyball Coach

Huntsville ISD has a new Head Volleyball Coach for the Lady Hornet program. The Board voted unanimously to accept the recommendation to hire Cody Hassell during their regular December Board of Trustees meeting held Thursday night. Coach Hassell is currently the Head Volleyball Coach at Anderson-Shiro High School. HISD Girls Athletic Director, ...

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HISD Holiday Greeting Card Contest Winner

During the Regular Monthly Meeting of the Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees on Thursday, December 17th, Samuel W. Houston Elementary 2nd grade student, Alyvionia Winn was recognized for having her holiday artwork selected as the cover for the official holiday greeting card for the district. Alyvionia’s art was selected from a number ...

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MPMS National Jr Honor Society Cares

Students in the National Junior Honor Society at Mance Park Middle School recently prepared “chemo care” bags for local cancer patients. Each of the bags contained a student written letter, lotion, spa socks, candy,  mints, puzzle book with pen, and a deck of playing cards. Students, teachers and advisors delivered 25 ...

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Comptroller’s Office Accepting Match the Promise Scholarship Applications Through Dec. 31

Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded Texans that applications are being accepted for Texas Match the Promise FoundationSM scholarship awards through Dec. 31, 2015. Match the Promise scholarship awards are available for fifth through ninth graders whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less and participate in the Texas ...

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HISD Annual Holiday Food Drive

The Huntsville ISD “Hornets Helping Huntsville” holiday food drive is underway! The annual drive begins on December 1st and will conclude on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The district is currently collecting donations of canned and non-perishable food items at all HISD campuses and the Hawkins Administration Building, 441 FM 2821 E. ...

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HISD Encourages Participation in Focus Group Meetings for Strategic Design Process

October 21, 2015 As part of the ongoing community inspired strategic design process, Huntsville ISD is continuing to gather community input through a series of focus groups. Holding these focus groups is the third step in the input gathering process. Our first and second steps included hosting a series of ...

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HISD Receives Generous Donation from Huntsville Kroger

On September 21, Huntsville ISD received a generous donation of school supplies from the local Huntsville Kroger Store. Kroger collected school supplies and backpacks donated by their own store employees and customers to help benefit local public school children in need. Back to School supply shopping can be quite taxing on a lot ...

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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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