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

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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Huntsville ISD Responds to State Ratings

Statement regarding State Accountability Ratings from Dr. Howell Wright, Huntsville ISD Superintendent of Education The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released the 2016 state accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as the more than 8,600 campuses statewide. Districts, campuses and charters receive one of ...

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HISD Student Registration Set to Open this Week

Huntsville ISD will be hosting New Student Registration next week. This registration event will be centralized and take place on two different days to accommodate the various work schedules of parents/guardians. Families need to only attend the one date that is most convenient for them. The event will be held ...

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HISD Transportation Department Opens Bus Registration for 2016-2017

The Huntsville ISD Transportation Department is now accepting Bus Registration Sign-Ups for students for the 2016-2017 school year. Any student who may need to ride the bus to or from school at any point during the school year must register annually to ride before being allowed to do so. Bus Registration is ...

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Atlantic Housing Foundation Awards $127,000 in Scholarships to SHSU Students for Fall 2016

Awards $400,000 in total scholarships for Fall 2016 Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. (AHF) announced the award of 23 academic and housing scholarships, representing $400,000 in awards for the Fall of 2016. Michael Nguyen, AHF’s President and CEO, feels that these biannual scholarship awards are instrumental to the organization’s mission of Making ...

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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 prepay for all or some future tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of enrollment. Under the ...

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HISD Announces Administrative Hires for 2016-2017

During the HISD Board of Trustees regular meeting on June 28, trustees unanimously approved the hiring of district recommendations to fill several administrative vacancies. Mr. Gary Juarez will be joining Huntsville ISD as the new Executive Director of Human Capital and Talent Acquisition. Juarez will be replacing Mrs. Colleen McMillian the current Executive ...

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Texas Comptroller Partners with Texas A&M, Sam Houston State University to Study Monarch Butterfly

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University will share about $500,000 in funding for a research project to study the monarch butterfly. The research will document the monarch butterfly population in Texas and study its migratory habits. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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Court of Appeals Rules: Texas’ Hazlewood Act is Constitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today upheld Texas’s Hazlewood Act, which waives public state university tuition for honorably discharged veterans who enlisted from Texas. To qualify for the 150 hours of tuition-free credit, veterans must have entered military service at a location in Texas, been a ...

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HISD Announces Assistant Principal Changes for 2016-2017

Huntsville ISD announces more administrative changes this week to help ensure that campus administrative teams have the necessary support in place in preparation of the new 2016-2017 school year. The internal changes involved the transferring of several assistant principals within the district from one campus to another. The moves were all based ...

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