Did you know…
- Elsik High School art student Quang Vu received the “High School Best of Show” award at the Houston Area Youth Art Month Contest, eight other student pieces were selected for “Judges Choice” awards and eight additional pieces were selected to be taken throughout the southeast Texas as part of a traveling youth art exhibit.
- 55 Alief ISD 7-12 grade students are regional winners in The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition, including 12 Gold Key and 15 Silver Key winners who will represent Harris County in the national competition in New York City later this year.
- 115 Alief ISD high school studentsrecently received their “CareerSafe” certifications after successfully completing a 10-hour certification exam. These Hastings, Elsik and Taylor students participate in the Practicum in Hospitality and Tourism, Principles in Manufacturing, Human Resources and Health Scence Clinical Rotation courses.
- 105 Alief ISD students will represent the district at the 54th Annual Science and Engineering Fair of Houston Regional Fair at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
- Youens Elementary third-grader Hayat Hasan was selected to ask Mrs. Bush the first student question of the day during a recent “Reading Discovery with Barbara Bush” event.
- Alief ISD’s Culinary Arts Competition Team took top honors at the regional competition and are on
their way to the Pro Start State Competition in Round Rock, Texas.
- The Elsik Lady Rams basketball team is District Champion for the fourth consecutive year and
have won the first two rounds of the regional playoffs.
- The Elsik Rams boys basketball team also won the District Champion title and will play their first
round in the regional playoffs tomorrow evening. The Alief Taylor Lions tied for runner-up and will
play their first playoff game tomorrow night. The Hastings Bears took fourth place and will play their
first round on Friday night.
- A friendly competition between members of the Instruction Department and their co-workers in the
Business Services Department resulted in nearly 5,000 items being donated to the House of Amos.
The goal of the “Caring Hearts Food Drive” was to restock the pantry’s shelves which are often quite
bare after the holidays.
- Alief ISD’s annual “Stuff A Bus” event resulted in more than $500 in cash donations and a bus filled
with school uniforms and school supplies to benefit the Alief ISD Education Foundation’s Uniform
Effort Clothing Pantry.