Education

Booker T. Washington High School RS Deer Ranch Retreat

By Jennifer Charles Booker T. Washington, High School Teacher Specialist Students and staff at Booker T. Washington High School recently chose to partake in an experiential learning exercise offered by RS Deer Ranch. Roy Douglas and Shirley Ann Malonson, the owners, did not disappoint, providing real life lessons in entrepreneurship, community reinvestment, philanthropy, and practical

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Child Safety Fund to provide crossing guard funding to AISD schools

A number of Aldine ISD elementary schools will once again benefit from the state’s Child Safety Fund, which will provide funding for crossing guards during the 2019-20 school year. In 1991, the Texas Legislature stipulated that the priority of the Child Safety Fund was to fund elementary school crossing guards located within the City of

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LET FREEDOM RING: ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE AT THE JUNETEENTH COALITION’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY STATE HOLIDAY EDITION JUNETEENTH PARADE

SAN ANTONIO (June 19, 2019)–––As the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth Freedom Day is considered a special event project on the timeline of an award-winning Alamo Colleges District member college that was originated in 1898 for the daughters of former U.S. slaves. Beyond that college, beyond

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Dr. Teresa McKinney named Vice President of Student Services

HOUSTON – Dr. Teresa McKinney has been named as Vice President of Student Services at Texas Southern University. McKinney, who has served as assistant vice president of student affairs at the University of North Texas since 2013, has an extensive background in all facets of student services. At UNT, she oversaw recreational sports, the student

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Summer Session II offer students chance to jump ahead

HOUSTON (June 13, 2019) – It’s not too late to get a jump start on students’ fall class schedule! Summer Session II (SSII) classes are still open for enrollment at Lone Star College-North Harris. New college students, those that may have needed a little break between class semesters, and students returning home for the summer,

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Aldine ISD creates pathway to selective colleges and universities through partnership with EMERGE 


Aldine ISD announced its partnership with EMERGE at the June 11 meeting of the Aldine ISD Board of Trustees. The Houston-based college-readiness program prepares high-performing high school students, in grades 10-12, to attend and graduate from selective colleges and universities across the nation. Students participating in the program will receive SAT preparation, attend college admission

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AISD names four new School Assistant Superintendents

Aldine ISD Superintendent Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney recently announced four new School Assistant Superintendents who will officially begin their duties on July 1. Todd Lindeman was named School Assistant Superintendent of High Schools, while LaTonia Amerson, LaToya Wynne and Dr. Faviola Cantu were named School Assistant Superintendents of Elementary Schools. “I am excited to announce

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Aldine ISD holds 8 graduation ceremonies May 30-June 1

More than 3,600 Aldine ISD seniors earned their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies held May 30-June 1 at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center. The AISD graduates shared this joyous occasion with family members, friends, Aldine ISD Trustees, district and campus administrators, teachers and staff as they concluded their academic careers in Aldine and will

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