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High School Academic Advisors Focus on T-2-4 Goal

Natasha Brazil, Maureen Gonzalez, Jasmin Grabowski and Stephanie Petrou are four of 18 new Academic Advisors working closely with high school counselors at five Spring Branch ISD secondary campuses.

Texas FFA Ford Leadership Scholar

A Spring Branch FFA senior is one of only 10 students statewide named recently to the Texas FFA Ford Leadership Scholars Program. Ben Johnson is working with the president and CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Joel Cowley, on his Ford Leadership community service project.

Yale Educator Award

Stratford High School counselor Darrell Pickard has been named a 2014 Yale Educator Award recipient based on a nominating essay written by recent grad Nathaniel Barbour, who was a campus co-valedictorian.


National Merit Honors Awarded to Twins

Memorial High twins Preston and Skyler Quine are among 14 district and eight Memorial High seniors named as qualifying National Merit Semifinalists.

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What's trending now?

Top Educators

15th Annual J. Landon Short Mini-Grants for Educators Announced

Pinwheels for Peace

Woodview and Buffalo Creek Join Forces for Peace

No Bullying

Texans TORO Takes the BULL out of Bullying @ Pine Shadows Elementary

Bond Program Update
IB Diplomas @WAIS
Finance Earns Awards
Record Goal
for SBEF

Other Top Headlines in Spring Branch ISD

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icon Superintendent Search

Dr. Duncan Klussmann announced this month that he will retire after a decade of service as Superintendent of Schools. More >>

icon Mission to Mars

When NASA’s Maven reached Mars recently, students in Molly Nipper’s classroom at Bendwood watched it all live. More >>

icon Cover Boy Luck

He’s not at Kardashian publicity levels yet, but this Spring Branch ISD graduate has suddenly caught the attention of national sports editors and reporters. More >>

icon Sister Solutions

The SHS girls volleyball team made a donation recently that highlights what can happen when partnership programs gain direct student support. More >>

icon National Orchestra Honors

MHS’s Sinfonia string orchestra has been named a Commended Winner in the 2014 Mark of Excellence/National Orchestra Honors Competition. More >>

icon Moving and Grooving

Nottingham Elementary’s Linda Chavers and Sarah Chu have been awarded an Oliver Healthy Choices Grant by the Houston nonprofit Oliver Foundation. More >>

icon No Debate About Tigers

SWH’s award winning Speech and Debate Team returned from an area competition with a 3rd Place Sweepstakes honors plus several state qualifications. More >>

icon Field of Dreams

The Mustang Park baseball field at MHS has been chosen as one of eight Regional Field of the Year winners by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association. More >>

Photos & Snapshots from Around SBISD

We love it when you share photos with us! Take a look at a few that have appeared on our social media channels lately. Share your photos with us: @SBISD #DreamBig#AchieveBig

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Upcoming Events & Calendar Dates

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Explore your options at the 2014 SBISD Choice Fair

Spring Branch ISD believes that students should have opportunities to engage in a wide range of learning. And in Spring Branch ISD, you have choices. Learn about those opportunities at the 2014 SBISD Choice Fair, from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 23. More >>

Upcoming SBEF Gala to Celebrate Spring Branch Family

Superintendent Duncan F. Klussmann and his wife Marissa invite you to join them in a celebration of the students, educators, families and community members of Spring Branch at this year's Spring Branch Education Foundation Gala on October 25. Themed Haute Homecoming, the event will be a district-wide reunion of everyone who has been part of Spring Branch ISD. We hope you can join them for this special celebration! More >>

REMINDER: Don't forget about the upcoming SBEF Fashion Style Show in November!

icon Upcoming Holidays

It will be Thanksgiving and Christmas before you know it! Make sure to download a copy of this year's Academic Calendar here.

For more information on early dismissal times and dates, click here.

icon National Principals Month

This year during National Principals Month,
we invite you to make a video giving “props” to your principal—telling us what he or she means to you, your school and your community.
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icon AYAM First Saturdays

Don't miss the upcoming First Saturday Series this fall and winter. Click here to read more.

  • Nov. 1st - 1st Saturday - "Recycle It"
  • Nov. 17th - Adult Workshop (TBD)
  • Dec. 6th- 1st Saturday - "Collage Art"
icon Get Dazzled: Chicago

The Stratford Playhouse will open its fall season with a production of Chicago, a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 16-18 and Oct. 23-25, with matinees on Oct. 19 and 25 at 2:30 p.m. More >>

The SBISD Insider & Shaping Spring Branch

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The SBISD Insider: What's driving the work we do in Spring Branch ISD?

In September, SBISD celebrated the launch of a new blog designed to take a deep dive into the work going on in support of T-2-4. Find out what cross funcational teams are and the work they are doing to move the system forward.

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Shaping Spring Branch : A Look at Finance, Budget and Legislative Impacts

It's critical that every member of the Spring Branch Family is informed about what's going on related to funding and budget matters for public education and the Spring Branch Community.

It's one thing to talk about the numbers, but it's another to see the direct impact those numbers have on the day-to-day experiences our students and educators have in the classroom.

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