Thursday 17 April 2014

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Redskins Become Texans

The Redskins are no more. Welcome the Lamar High School Texans. After complaints that “Redskins” was offensive, HISD decided it was time for Lamar High School to have a new mascot. Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier announced the new mascot for …

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You Can Cut Class Friday to Pray

The Houston Independent School District will hold classes on this Friday, April 18, 2014, as a bad weather make-up day.

However, HISD has clarified what to do

WUES Top in Country for Food Giving

For the fourth consecutive year, students at West University Elementary School collected more food for the Souper Bowl of caring than any other school in the United States. Houston

West University Elementary Students Get Creative During Art Night

[caption id="attachment_48281" align="alignnone" width="285"] Parents and students make capes and other super creations during West University Elementary School’s annual Art Night.[/caption] West University Elementary K-2 students spent an

Lamar HS History Book On-sale

History buffs will treasure a new book about the history of Lamar High School.

The Lamar Alumni Association recently commissioned local historian Anne Sloan to

OFFICIAL: Lamar Redskins No More, Mascot Change Ordered

On Thursday, the Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted 7-0 with one abstention and one member absent to approve the second reading of a policy update

Lamar, Bellaire dominate 20-5A all-district football selections

Lamar HS to Change Mascot

HISD moving to retire outdated mascots. Superintendent Terry Grier is confident that by the end of this week, Houston ISD will have a new policy that corrects a longstanding

West U Authors/Moms to Appear at WUES Book Fair

The annual West University Elementary School book fair, which enables the PTO to buy new books for the school library, will be held December 10, 11, and 12 at

WUES Book Fair – Powering Strong Readers

WUES PTO will receive a percentage back on all purchases and 20% on all sales above $10,000. This money will buy new books for the WUES library. When:

Mardi Gras Auction to Benefit WUES

Revel like a king at the WUES Mardi Gras Auction this Saturday, Nov. 16 Make an impact and replace lost magnet funds, all while celebrating with the Krewe of

Strake Jesuit runners sweep medals and 19-5A field

With a sweep of the medals at the District 19-5A boys cross country meet last week at Bear Creek Park, Strake Jesuit is back in pursuit of another

Lamar, Bellaire clash Friday night for District 20-5A grid supremacy

The District 20-5A football championship will be settled Friday night when undefeated and state-ranked Lamar hosts hot-as-a-firecracker archrival Bellaire at Delmar Stadium.

HISD cancels after-school events today, including athletics

Houston ISD announced today, Oct. 31, that all after-school activities, including athletic events, are cancelled due to severe weather.

9-0 Kinkaid takes SPC South Zone, begins Big School playoffs at home

9-0. That’s the perfect regular season mark the Kinkaid football team achieved Friday night with a 35-15 conquest over St. John’s before a few thousand fans in both teams’