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Huntsville Library Hosting Summer Reading Program

Have fun this summer while preventing the “summer slide” by signing up for the Huntsville Public Library’s Texas Summer Reading Program for all ages.  Start your summer with a bang at our Summer Reading Kickoff Party from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 3rd. Sign up at the library for the Summer ...

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HISD Launches “Incident Reporter” on District Website

Message from Dr. Howell Wright, HISD Superintendent of Education About Incident Reporting and Resources Huntsville ISD is committed to ensuring that our schools are safe and we want to inform all parents, students, staff members, and stakeholders that the district website has many helpful tools and resources available to help ...

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HISD Announces Campus Principal Hires

Huntsville ISD is pleased to announce the following campus principal hires for next school year. Mrs. Susan Cryer, the current principal of Samuel Walker Houston Elementary School, will move to the Gibbs Pre-Kindergarten campus to serve as the principal filling the opening created by Dr. Rosa Readore’s departure with plans ...

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Nominations Open for 2017 Employers for Education Excellence Award

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE) Award. The annual award recognizes Texas employers who encourage and support employee participation in school activities. Any Texas employer is eligible, including private businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental and educational entities that ...

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Huntsville Public Library Offering GED Classes

The Huntsville Public Library will host free GED classes from noon to 4 p.m. each Saturday in May and June. The classes will be taught by Lone Star College staff. Students are required to attend Orientation (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Testing (2 to 5 p.m.) on Thursday, May ...

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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 Public Library Celebrates National Library Week

Transform your ideas about the library: celebrate National Library Week April 9-15 by Huntsville Public Library staff This week, the Huntsville Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they ...

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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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