Children at Risk Recognizes 3 Aldine ISD Schools in 2019 Rankings

Leaders at designated “Gold Ribbon” campuses are building a blueprint for success in high-poverty schools. Principals Dr. Phyllis Cormier, Dr. Rebecca Sanford, and Elsa Wright lead Victory Early College High School, Hambrick Middle School and Stovall Middle School, respectively. The campuses earned recognition from Childen at Risk’s 2019 school rankings. Children at Risk (C@R) announced

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MacArthur grad David Leal drafted by Oakland A’s

MacArthur High School graduate David Leal was drafted by the Oakland A’s in the 38th round of the 2019 Major League Draft. Leal pitched for Louisiana Tech for the last two years. He pitched 142.2 innings in 21 starts and posted a 2.71 Earned Run Average. He had a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 7.10 (135 strikeouts,

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CW39 Houston Showcases Art by Aldine ISD Students

Ten students from Carver High School for Engineering, Applied Technology, and the Arts had their work featured the first week of June on the Morning Dose on CW39 Houston. Each week, the morning show features work from students across the Houston area on The Art Spot. AISD Students Featured on CW39 Houston Morning Dose The

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FAMU

FAMU Announces Orlando Medical Marijuana Community Forum Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) ‘s Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) today announced the second community forum as part of the campaign to educate and inform the state’s diverse minority communities about medical marijuana. The forum will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from

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St. Philip’s College

St. Philip’s College HAPPENING TODAY (JUNE 10): SAN ANTONIO’S FIRST AREA HIGH SCHOOLERS TAKE A DEEP DIVE INTO ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE’S NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART HEART CARE DIAGNOSIS SUITE DURING CAMP 98.6 WHAT: The first high schoolers to learn about heart care diagnosis at St. Philip’s College’s new state-of-the-art Invasive Cardiovascular Technology education suite are part of

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Galilee MBC Awards 60K in Scholarships on Graduates Day

By Chelsea Davis-Bibb Photo credit: Provost & Associates Since 2010, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Acres Homes, has given out 119 scholarships to their graduating seniors to help give them a head start on their education endeavors. This year was no exception. Under the leadership of Pastor, Dr. Edwin Davis, Galilee was able to award

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H.S. Sports

Cypress- Cy Woods recently held its Signing Day for the sports of volleyball, soccer, swimming, and track and field. It was also the day family, friends, fans, and school administrators alike were able to witness Ms. Nia Sims signing day. Nia signed with Oklahoma University in the sport of track and field. Way to go

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BLACK BODIES CREATING WHITE POWER

Oscar H. Blayton Almost every high school student in America knows about the compromise reached during the drafting of the U.S. Constitution resulting in enslaved people being counted as three-fifths of a person during the national census held every 10 years. Even while white Southerners denied enslaved people in those states the rights guaranteed to

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P.R.O.

By Shepherd Manson B. Johnson, Holman Street B.C. HEMPSTEAD -If you don’t know the answer, it is a resounding yes. We need our Black boys to replace us as fathers, community leaders, educators, clergy, sports champions, judges, car dealers/owners, news reporters, attorneys, professionals, dump truck drivers and owners, landscapers, ranchers, role models, land developers, owners,

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Living Legend: Alvia J. Wardlaw

HOUSTON – Alvia J. Wardlaw is an Art historian and curator. She was born on November 5, 1947 to Virginia Cage and Alvin Wardlaw. She was raised in Houston where she graduated from Jack Yates High School in 1965. Wardlaw earned her B.A. degree in Art History from Wellesley College in 1969, and her M.A.

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