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Huntsville ISD Recognizes January as School Board Appreciation Month

Pictured left to right: Board Secretary Trey Wharton, Trustee Dr. Karin Olson Williams; Trustee Sam Moak; Trustee Patrick
Antwi; Board President Tracy Stoudt; Board Vice President Rissie Owens; and Trustee J.T. Langley

January is School Board Recognition Month and Huntsville ISD joins other districts across the state to show appreciation and thanks to these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. As elected officials, they are the voice of their communities, serving ...

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HISD Calls for Repeal of School Rating System


Huntsville ISD’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting on January 4, 2017, concerning the A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools. The resolution calls on the Texas Legislature to repeal the A-F letter-grade school/district rating system that will be implemented in the 2017-18 school year ...

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HISD Board Trustees Sworn In

Trustees sworn in today were Rissie Owens, J.T. Langley and Tracy Stoudt.

HISD Board Conducts Post-Election Business & Elects New Officers Updated 11-17-16 The HISD Board of Trustees held a special called meeting at noon Wednesday for post-election required business. Since all trustees were unopposed this year, HISD did not have to conduct an official election; however, the oath of office and ...

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DPS Bolsters School Bus Safety Efforts

School Bu

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 17-21), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers to comply with laws prohibiting the passing of school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol troopers will be watching for drivers who violate the law and taking the appropriate ...

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Local Retailer Donates School Supplies to HISD

Kroger Donation 2016

Huntsville ISD would like to thank our community partners from the Huntsville Kroger Store. Their local associates recently conducted their annual Backpack Booster Campaign collecting school supplies to benefit community children. The store donated 300+ prepackaged backpack school supply kits to the district. The kits were distributed evenly between HISD secondary campuses for ...

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Student Video Contest Offers Prizes

Video contest

The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The students that submit ...

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HPL Launches “Everybody In” Campaign

Everybody In

Huntsville Public Library encourages all Walker County residents to get a FREE library card by Huntsville Public Library staff Do you have a library card? No. Then make your way to the Huntsville Public Library (HPL), where we are about more than books. HPL provides creative educational spaces for learners from ...

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Huntsville ISD Ready for 2016-2017 School Year

Huntsville Hornet

After several weeks of professional development, the district concluded it’s back to school preparations with the annual Convocation program. Held on Friday morning at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church, employees were able to celebrate together and kick off the new school year. Pastor Michael Harrison delivered the invocation followed by ...

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Huntsville ISD Free & Reduced-Price Meals for 2016-2017


Huntsville ISD today announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program. Each school or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. As of 5/19/2016, The Board ...

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City of Huntsville 7th Street Construction to Impact Samuel W. Houston Elementary

Road Closed

The City of Huntsville’s 7th Street Rehabilitation Construction project officially initiated August 15, 2016, and will impact the entire area in and around the Samuel W. Houston Elementary campus. This project is expected to last the greater part of the 2016-2017 school year. The City’s project will be done in ...

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