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College Nights 2015

Learn from College and University Representatives

A two-evening informational program designed especially for high school students and their families will be Oct. 6-7 at Spring Woods High School. The College Nights programs are designed as one-stop “shopping” events and will be held from 6-8 p.m. on both evenings.

 

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New Teachers Choose SBISD for Good Reasons

Spring Branch ISD’s new school year has opened with 326 new teachers. They include district graduates and out-of-state recruits. Some are just starting out, and others have years of experience.

 

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A Legacy of Style - Fashion Show and Luncheon

Houston trendsetters will gather on Friday, Oct. 9, for A Legacy of Style, a sophisticated, fun-to-wear runway show featuring looks from designers Chloe Dao and Elaine Turner. The popular luncheon is in its 5th year raising money for the Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF).

 

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Dictionary Project - The Gift of Knowledge

Thanks to the generosity of community members and organizations, more than 2,600 third-graders took home their dictionaries along with supporting lessons about reading, proper word use and encouragement to become life-long learners.

 

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Ridgecrest Elementary Fiddlers Pick Up Violin Skills

Third-grader Sergio Pescador signed up for summer violin lessons through a grant-funded program at Ridgecrest Elementary School. He’s back this fall for additional lessons through an after-school program.

 

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Bookworm Bookfest Wins Barbara Bush Grant

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation has awarded three $5,000 grants to festivals that promote children’s literature and books, including the Bookworm Bookfest held each year at Spring Oaks Middle School.

 

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Our Team Chosen for Blended Learning Grant Workshop

Spring Branch ISD is one of 75 school district applicant teams from Texas selected to attend upcoming workshops on blending learning, the popular term for mixing together traditional and online learning.

 

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Dyslexic Writer Pens Dozens of Children’s Books

As a young child, author Patricia Polacco loved to draw, but she had great trouble reading, writing, spelling and even doing calculations. Years later, she learned the names for her learning disabilities, which include dyslexia and dysgraphia among other related issues.

 

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Texans Wide Receiver Surprises Meadow Wood Teacher

Houston Texans wide receiver Cecil Shorts surprised Meadow Wood Elementary teacher Elise Cooper recently by choosing her student-submitted nomination for reward as a “Star in the Classroom.”

 

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Dr. Klussmann Honored by City of Houston

Former SBISD Superintendent Duncan Klussmann (center left) was recognized Tuesday, Sept. 15, by the city of Houston for his service to our children and the community.

 

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This year we’re celebrating 10 years of the SBISD Good Neighbor Program in Spring Branch!

Be on the lookout for our 10 for 10 Campaign on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram between now and October 15th! Join in the fun by sharing your Good Neighbor photos and stories using the hashtags

 

#SBISDGoodNeighbor
#10for10

 

The SBISD Good Neighbor Program encourages, celebrates and recognizes the efforts of individuals, corporations, local businesses, governmental entities, educational organizations, faith-based organizations and non-profits who actively support our students and schools or the SBISD Education Foundation (SBEF). Thank you to all our SBISD Good Neighbors!

 
 
 

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