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HISD Board of Trustees Recognize District Spelling Bee Winners

Huntsville ISD Press Release   HUNTSVILLE, TX – Huntsville ISD wrapped up another successful Spelling Bee. Sponsored by The Huntsville Item Newspaper, Round 1 was conducted in the classroom, Round 2 followed prior to the Christmas break with the Top 20  rogressing on to Round 3 held in January. The district is ...

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Citizenship Classes in April

Citizenship Preparation Course Thursdays in April   The Huntsville Public Library, in conjunction with the Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Law, Engagement, and Politics (LEAP) Center, will present a free five-week Citizenship Preparation Course on Thursdays in April from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., in the Huntsville Public Library Community ...

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Children’s K-5 Art Contest Announced

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite K-5th grade students in Texas to submit artwork showing how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste. Fifteen students and one teacher will each win a Samsung tablet, and one grand ...

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Police arrest HISD teacher for illegal relationship with student

A Huntsville Independent School District teacher and assistant football coach has been arrested and charged with having an improper relationship with a student, Huntsville police said Wednesday. HPD arrested Darius Hopkins, 27, after having received information from Huntsville Independent School District of a possible improper relationship between an educator and a student. ...

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New Waverly Bulldogs ‘Project Prom’ Hosts Donkey Basketball Game

Walker County Sheriff’s Deputies vs. New Waverly Firemen in upcoming donkey basketball game.   The New Waverly Bulldogs Project Prom will host a Donkey Basketball game on Feb 12, 2015 at 7pm at the New Waverly High School Gym. Game 1 will be the Walker County Sheriff’s Office vs. New ...

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Library Auction Scheduled

Huntsville Public Library Silent Auction, February 7   The Huntsville Public Library will be holding a silent auction of over fifty books from Friday, February 7 through Monday, February 10, 2015, during normal library hours. City Librarian Linda Dodson described the items up for grabs. “The materials available through the ...

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HMB Announces Successes from All-State Band Audition Process

For release: January 21, 2015 (Huntsville) – Huntsville High School played host to the Region 9 5A All-Region Band Auditions on December 5, 2014. Over 300 students from various 5A schools participated in the audition process, and the Huntsville Hornet Military Marching Band (HMB) placed 16 students in the All-Region Band. Additionally, ...

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Sam Houston Elementary Honors Angela Coleman

Grant Cohen, right, owner of Huntsville’s A Space Place Traditional Storage, and Samuel W. Houston Elementary School Principal Susan Cryer, left, present instructional assistant Angela Coleman, center, with a check for $100. Mrs. Coleman will be treated with an evening of fine dining at The Homestead on 19th. Her Samuel ...

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HISD Celebrates School Board Recognition Month

Thank a School Board Member – January 2015 is School Board Recognition Month     For release: January 13, 2015 (Huntsville) – January is School Board Recognition Month and Huntsville ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as ...

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January Family Story Time

January Family Story Time   The Huntsville Public Library will host a Family Story Time Thursday, January 29, at 6:00 p.m., in the Community Room. There will be a simple craft and the stories will follow a bedtime theme. Children are encouraged to bring a pillow and/or blanket and wear ...

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