Alief ISD's 2017 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year are Priscilla Cuellar (Petrosky Elementary School) and Bresean Cockrell (Elsik Ninth Grade Center). Elsik High School's Career & Technical Education students in the Blue Octane Shell Eco-Marathon Team will compete in Detroit next week. In addition to the competition, students will also tour the Henry [...]
The International District in partnership with Radio Saigon held its monthly talk show focusing this month on the Houston Fire Department and tips on how to prevent a fire and what to do in case of a fire. Eddie Cruz, Engineer Operator Houston Fire Department and Community Liaison with the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association, [...]
Mayor Turner Kicks off Complete Communities Initiative City/Private Partnerships aim to Transform Forgotten Neighborhoods WHAT: Mayor Sylvester Turner will announce the first round of neighborhoods selected for his Complete Communities Initiative. Complete Communities aims to transform neighborhoods that have been overlooked for the amenities enjoyed by other Houston neighborhoods. The city will work with stakeholders [...]
On Saturday, April 8 the International District held its annual Kite Festival on the grounds of the Alief Community Park and Gardens. Over 300 folks were on hand to join in the kite flying contest and to enjoy music, the monthly farmers market, and more. The event is held the 2nd Saturday in April each [...]
Dear Key Communicators: I am writing about two critical education topics that I find intriguing and trust that you will find interesting and relevant. The topics I am referring to are: Student mobility (defined as students who move from school to school within a given school year or over a period of several school years). The [...]
Help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Keep Houston Beautiful Day on April 8th by participating in a local clean-up activity. Please help KHB beautify Houston year-round with a small donation for annual clean-up support. Text "KHB" to 52000 for a one-time gift of $10.
Alief Early College High School student Jamin Scott is headed to the finals on The Voice Snapchat. Jamin, who was selected to Team Alicia out of 20,000 auditions, will be competing against three finalists from the other coaches' teams this Sunday. Petrosky Elementary student Keandrea Travis received a scholarship to the Debbie Allen Dance Academy [...]
Alief ISD's March Scholar Athletes are Aubrey Perez and Diego Pena. Perez represents the Taylor High School softball program, while Pena represents the Elsik High School boys soccer program. Alief ISD high schools swept the competition at the UIL academic district meet. The Hastings team placed first in Accounting, while Taylor's team took first in [...]