The Top Ten
Top headlines for the week of April 8 - 12

Educators in the Spotlight

2013 Teacher of the Year Finalists

Six educators were recently named as Spring Branch ISD Teacher of the Year finalists. One finalist will be named Elementary Teacher of the Year; the other will be the new Secondary Teacher of the Year.

Winners will be announced soon at the annual Employee Service Awards celebration on Wednesday, May 8, at the Omni Houston Hotel-Westside.

Congratulations to all our Campus Teachers of the Year in SBISD!



Don't miss this!

Join us for SBISD's Parent U. Enjoy sessions on an array of topics including but not limited to:

  • Writing the Perfect College Essay
  • Building a Winning College Resume
  • SAT vs ACT -- What's the Difference? Which one's best for you?
  • Paying for College -- Tax Advantaged Strategies
  • The Community College
    You Don't Know



Stratford Orchestra students plan to break the traditional orchestra mold with their upcoming “Electrify Your Strings” rock concert on April 30th at Coleman Coliseum.

Electric violinist, Bridgid Bibbens, who has performed with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and Christina Aguilera will play with students as they perform well-known rock tunes with their electrified instruments.

Some of these tunes include “Stairway to Heaven,” “Crazy Train,” “We will Rock You,” and “Purple Haze.”

Proceeds will benefit SBISD Orchestra Programs in the Stratford Zone.



SBISD Student Art Show and Auction


Career and Technology Scholarship Winners


Neighborhood Heroes Honored


Principals of the Year Announced in SBISD

AYAM Workshop

Join AYAM for a special night of creativity and community.

Embossed Jewelry Design Workshop on Wednesday, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Just in time for Mother's Day, graduation or just because you deserve it!


Free Physicals

This Saturday, physicians and support personnel will be on hand at Don Coleman Coliseum to provide physicals for the 2013-2014 school year for all students who will be participating in Spring Branch ISD athletics, band, drill team, cheerleading, and ROTC in middle school and high school.


Legislative Update

The legislative session began with talk of positive changes in regards to graduation plans and reducing high-stakes testing.

While initial conversations were favorable, things have begun to get messy as the session progresses.


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