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HISD’s Parent University to focus on keeping students safe while online

Workshop on being a plugged-in parent scheduled for Nov. 19 WHAT: The November Parent University workshops, hosted by four Houston Independent School District campuses, will provide participants with practical lessons and insights for keeping their children safe in the digital age. The workshops will address issues such as parental involvement in their child’s online activities,

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Living Legend: Ron Kirk

Former Mayor of Dallas Ron Kirk was born in Austin, on June 27, 1954. While attending John H. Reagan High School, Kirk was elected president of the student body. He also played basketball and traveled in Europe with the school choir. Upon graduation in 1972, Kirk enrolled in Austin College, where he earned his B.A.

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New Youth Development Center Opens in Greater Fifth Ward

Photo Credit G. Lyon Photography HOUSTON – PlanNorth Architectural Co. announces the official opening of the Youth Development Center (YDC)’s new building in the Greater Fifth Ward. “We are pleased to announce the opening of the Youth Development Center’s new campus as a place for the city’s children to be nurtured academically while creating a

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Economic growth, government efficiency, more resources for seniors, and promoting Prairie View A&M key goals for Darryl S. Johnson, Democrat for Pct. 3 Waller County Commissioner

By DAVID A. DÍAZ Darryl S. Johnson, an independent businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in the Texas Legislature and in Congress, says that as Waller County Commissioner, he would use his leadership skills and influential friends in the business and political corridors of power to benefit all voters in his precinct. Johnson, a

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Living Legend: Alma Allen

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Alma Allen began teaching within the Houston Independent School District at the age of 21. Initially, she taught at Parker Elementary School and Grimes Elementary School. Swiftly advancing and soaring through the ranks of education, she later became Assistant Principal at Foster Elementary School and then served as principal

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Community Engagement Meeting for the South Mayde Creek Channel Conveyance Improvements and Related Stormwater Detention Projects

HCFCD Projects U101-00-00-P003 and U501-06-00-E001- Bond Projects C-36 and C-46 The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a Community Engagement Meeting for the South Mayde Creek Channel Conveyance Improvements and Related Stormwater Detention projects. The purpose of this meeting is to inform residents about the status of the projects and share project information. The

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Living Legend

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Roy Dean Moore is the seventh of nine children born to Bob and Ollie Moore in Gause, Robertson County, Texas. As a child, Moore and his family would go out to far West Texas each year, to pick and pull cotton in the field. Oftentimes, this outing came during

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