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U.S. Forest Service Offering Student Internships

The USDA Forest Service is offering paid student internships throughout the country. Students currently enrolled in high school through post-graduate level programs are eligible to apply. Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Internships are for the summer of 2017 and may last up to one year. Government housing ...

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Huntsville ISD Wins State Communication Awards

The Huntsville ISD Communications Department received multiple awards from the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) for excellence in school communications for work produced during the 2016 school year. The awards were announced at the TSPRA Star Awards Celebration held February 22, 2017, at the Galveston Island Convention Center at ...

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Nominations Open for Top School Volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Individual volunteers may be nominated for this recognition. However, educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are ineligible ...

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Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. Announces Fall 2017 Scholarship Deadline

Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. (AHF) announced earlier this month that April 30th, 2017 will be the deadline to apply for a housing or academic scholarship for the Fall 2017 semester. Each year, AHF awards collegiate scholarships to individuals from families below the HUD recommended Adjusted Median Income. In 2016, AHF ...

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Texas Tuition Promise Fund Enrollment Ends Feb. 28

Are you looking for an affordable way to save for a child’s higher education? TheTexas Tuition Promise Fund® — the state’s prepaid college tuition plan — could be the answer for your child or someone you know. There’s no better time to discover the program because this enrollment period is open ...

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Huntsville ISD Recognizes January as School Board Appreciation Month

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

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

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

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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