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Angleton ISD Students Release Butterflies Into Natural Habitat

Angleton ISD Students are Monarch Warriors Angleton ISD’s Northside Elementary 5th graders spent weeks counting caterpillars and submitting their data to butterfly conservation groups, protecting chrysalises, and releasing dozens of monarch butterflies into the school’s nature habitat! Northside Elementary’s Nature Habitat With the help of a 2018 AISD Education Foundation grant, Northside teacher Kelsey Payne …

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Public Schools Welcome Comfort Dogs On Campus

Public Schools Welcome Comfort Dogs on Campuses Students have the opportunity to lean on dogs for comfort and therapy in many schools.  Children are using the dogs to learn to read and for emotional support. Comfort dogs, sometimes referred to as therapy dogs, provide many benefits to students. They help with students’ mental health and …

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Friendswood ISD Student Raises Money for ALS

FHS Senior Raises 30K for ALS Lilly Hall, a senior in Friendswood ISD, helped raise money and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Ice Bucket Challenge This past fall, at the FHS stadium, Lilly Hall hosted the “Ice Bucket Challenge” with about 250 people in attendance. This community-wide …

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Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All Fine Arts departments across all of our districts have been busy getting students ready for holiday performances. Band, orchestra, theatre, choir, dance, and many other groups of talented kids were excited to bring back the season’s spirit this year! Fort Bend ISD Northside ISD Santa Fe ISD Fort Bend …

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Brazosport ISD School Nominated for National Blue Ribbon Award

Brazosport ISD Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School A.P. Beutel Elementary was nominated along with only 26 other schools across the country for the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award. A.P. Beutel Elementary Celebrates Blue Ribbon Award Today, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency named A.P. Beutel Elementary School as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School. …

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Clear Creek ISD Offers Dentistry Program

Clear Creek ISD Offers Dentistry Program Clear Creek High School CTE Clear Creek ISD is home to a thriving Dental Assistant Program! Students get real-world experience with clinic days as they perform extraoral exams. In Dentistry–Practicum in Health Science, students acquire advanced skills that prepare them for the Registered Dental Assistant (R.D.A.) exam and careers …

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Fort Bend ISD Nurse and Art Teacher Create Kindness Book

Fort Bend Nurse and Art Teacher Create Kindness Book Leonetti Elementary in Fort Bend ISD employs a talented staff! The school nurse, Nancy Cartie,  and art teacher, Joy Chandler, collaborated to write and illustrate two amazing children’s stories. Annie the Butterfly in “A Time to Fly” Author Nancy Cartie and illustrator Joy Chandler teamed up …

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Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Swimmers Set a World Record

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Swimmers Set a World Record 288 Cypress-Fairbanks ISD swimmers and swim coaches set a new Guinness World Record for most individuals to swim in a single relay in less than an hour. A Guinness World Records representative attended the relay to make it official. World Record Event Spotlights Aquatics Program Cypress Lakes High …

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Sheldon ISD Students Love the Running Club!

Sheldon ISD Students Love the Running Club! Many students from the Garrett, Royalwood, and Carroll Elementary Schools’ running clubs are busy these days. The Sheldon ISD runners competed in the Zombie 5K Fun Run at Atascocita High School. First place went to Noel Plaza from Carroll Elementary, 2nd place to Jayvin Graham from Carroll Elementary, and …

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Children’s Book Week 2021

Children’s Book Week 2021 Children’s Book Week, the longest-running national literacy initiative, is observed November 8-14, 2021.  Children’s Book Week is an annual observance of the importance of children’s and teen books while fostering a love of reading. Our School Districts Celebrate Book Week and Book Character Day Students in Edgewood ISD created costumes representing …

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Highlighting STEM Education in Public Schools

Highlighting STEM and STEAM Education National STEM/STEAM Day was observed on November 8, 2021. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education is a method of hands-on teaching and learning.  Students learn by creatively solving real-world problems with innovative thinking to prepare for future career opportunities. (TEA) AMARIS CRUZ, STEM Teacher, Ward Elementary, Northside ISD …

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