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Congratulations to all our 2013 grads!

Shaping the Future in SBISD and Beyond

Commencement marks a significant milestone in your life and your accomplishments. The staff and educators in Spring Branch ISD are very proud of each of you. As you leave SBISD, you are well prepared for your next step - whether continuing your studies or entering your career field of choice - the education you've received here has help you grow academically, intellectually and personally.

Our wish for each of you is that you will use your skills and individual gifts to realize your dreams and make a positive change in our community, state and nation. The world needs people like you, committed to shaping the future and making a positive change.

As you begin these next steps in your life’s journey, remember, you will always have a home and family in Spring Branch. We hope you will stay connected to the educators and community who have guided you on this journey, and to the friends with whom you have shared this time. The relationships you've established here in SBISD will have lasting importance. Congratulations.

Click here to view our My Future is Bright student spotlight blog featuring top students.


PTA Award Night 2013

More than 100 Spring Branch ISD students were honored May 7 at Stratford High School during the annual SBISD Council of PTAs Awards Night.

District students and graduating seniors were honored for their participation in the Odyssey of the Mind, PTA Reflections and Environmental Contest programs, and as 2013 scholarship winners selected by the PTA Council and Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF).

In addition, eight SBISD campuses were awarded Council of PTAs Awards for their outstanding work during the evening program at Stratford High.

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SBEF Awards Night

More than 70 graduating seniors were honored with scholarship awards during the annual Spring Branch Education Fund (SBEF) Awards Night, which was held May 9 at the Westin Memorial City Hotel. Student scholarship awards totaled more than $78,000.

In all, 71 scholarships were awarded. They include 30 student scholarships sponsored either by the SBEF or individuals, organizations or companies. In addition, 41 seniors got SBEF Employee Campaign scholarships of $1,250 each as graduates who are sons and daughters of Spring Branch ISD employees. By comparison a decade ago, SBEF awarded nine scholarships.

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Our 2013 Valedictorians & Salutatorians
Memorial High School

Memorial High School has named 16 valedictorians and seven salutatorians as its Class of 2013 representatives. Graduates will receive their diplomas at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. Read more >>

Northbrook High School

Northbrook High School has named Fernando Nazario Bello as its Valedictorian and Sandra Lara as its Salutatorian. Graduates will receive their diplomas at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1. Read more >>

Spring Woods High School

Spring Woods High has named five graduating seniors as valedictorians for the Class of 2013. Graduates will receive their diplomas at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.


Stratford High School

Stratford High has named 19 valedictorians and four salutatorians as Class of 2013 representatives. Graduates will receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.


Westchester Academy

WAIS has named five co-valedictorians and one salutatorian as its Class of 2013 representatives. Graduates will receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 3.



SBISD Employees Support Scholarships
Thank you to our employees for their support!

A record 41 graduating seniors were rewarded with Employee Campaign scholarships at the annual Spring Branch Education Foundation Awards Night celebrated May 9 at the Westin Memorial City Hotel. This year’s group of seniors each received a $1,250 scholarship.

Spring Branch ISD employees contribute annually to the Foundation’s Employee Campaign, which funds scholarships for all SBISD graduates who are the children of district employees and apply. Read more >>

It's time to celebrate! - Graduation Event Information
Graduation SBISD

SBISD will celebrate the 2013 graduation of students from Memorial, Spring Woods, Stratford, and Northbrook High Schools on Saturday, June 1 at Don Coleman Coliseum. The Westchester Academy graduation ceremony will be held on Monday, June 3.

If you cannot attend your student's ceremony, SBISD will be streaming the event live. Don't forget to bookmark this page for easy access.

Please note: Steaming is only available during scheduled ceremony times.


Can I order photos or videos from the event?

Students may purchase photos or video recording of their graduation. Students received flyers and other information regarding order information from their campus. If you have questions, contact the campus registrar or contact the vendor directly.

Please note: These services are provided by a vendor, not Spring Branch ISD.

For Photography Questions
Howard Nathan
First Photo of Texas

For Video Recording Questions
Elsa Maxey
Star Digital Studios

Where can I view an archived video of the ceremony?

SBISD will have a copy of each graduation ceremony available to view on the district website. To see a listing of current videos available for download, click here.

Stay connected!

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