SEABROOK — It’s not a matter of if but when a massive new bridge will span the waters between Kemah and Seabrook.
SEABROOK — It’s not a matter of if but when a massive new bridge will span the waters between Kemah and Seabrook.
LEAGUE CITY — A man charged in the death of his infant daughter pleaded guilty to murder Monday.
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As a graduate student at Sam Houston State University focusing on criminology and corrections, I was required to take a course in research methods.
La Marque Independent School District’s detractors — and there seems to be a professional cadre of them — scoff at the notion that you get better education by replacing assistant principals with deans at the high school.
You can make a visit to the doctor more or less productive, depending on how you prepare for the visit and what you do when you get there.
Obesity, which once was a purely clinical term, has become a household word uttered in doctors’ offices, in media coverage and in private conversations as it has become a growing concern for America.
WEBSTER — With more than 120,000-patient visits each year, the emergency room at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center can be a busy place.
DANVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.
DICKINSON — If you visit Dickinson High School during the lunch hour this coming school year, you will get more of a college feel as the campus transitions to SMART Lunch, or Students Maximizing Achievement, Relationships and Time.
TEXAS CITY — The Texas City school district has been able to feed nearly twice as many children this summer thanks to its school bus turned cafeteria.
One of the best teachers in the greater Houston region resides on Galveston Island.
Although it may be hard to tell from the outside, the new Blocker Middle School in Texas City ISD will be fully operational for the first day of school Aug. 25.
GALVESTON — Galveston Independent School District will have its annual Back to School Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 12 in the cafeteria of Ball High School, 4115 Ave. O.
University of Houston-Clear Lake invites the community, university students and alumni out for a night of celebrating the start of a new semester. The Welcome Back Bash will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 in the university’s Alumni Plaza, between the Bayou Building and the Student Services and Classroom Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.
COM Child Development and Education will provide free training for current or future child care workers from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Technical-Vocational Building Room 1101. Participants will explore how professionalism in the child care centers can enhance their center’s image and marketability.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care support occupations are projected to increase 34 percent from 2014 to 2020.
LA MARQUE — When students return to high school next month, they will be welcomed by a new principal and a new concept in how the campus is managed.
TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland trustees approved pay raises for employees, but stopped short of approving the college’s 2015 budget.
HITCHCOCK — Barbara Derrick, the resigning superintendent of the Hitchcock school district, will receive a $120,000 settlement payment, according to her separation agreement with the district.
TEXAS CITY — A group at College the Mainland is teaming up with Audubon Texas to plant native vegetation on islands used by nesting birds in Galveston Bay.
La Marque ISD offered students a glimpse into their future, developed new talents, broadened their interests and continued their academic work.
Learn a new language through University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program.
Early registration for the 2014 fall semester is in progress. Early registration hours for fall classes are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
It’s high time we put Galveston ISD Educational Foundation in the top tier of local charitable organizations.
Ogechi Ukazu has been named band director at Clear Creek High School, and Austin Brake has been hired as the new band director at Austin Magnet Middle School in Galveston upon the retirement of longtime director Doyle Neuwiller.
Instrumental musicians wanting to begin or continue their education may set up an audition Aug. 11, 12 or 13 for a music scholarship at College of the Mainland.
HITCHCOCK — Just two years after she was hired as superintendent, Barbara Derrick apparently is set to resign.
One former Tor recently showed the world what Ball High School students are capable of achieving at the next level of education, earning a superior 4.0 GPA throughout her undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University.
While some students don’t even want to think about school in the summer, nearly 200 Texas City Independent School District elementary school students spent a week this summer in the district’s Summer Enrichment Camp.
LEAGUE CITY — During a special board meeting July 7, the Clear Creek Independent School District board of trustees approved Paul House as the new principal of Clear Falls High School.
TEXAS CITY — For Keith Harrington, a fresh start took just 12 weeks.
Improve public speaking and leadership skills by joining weekly meetings of University of Houston-Clear Lake Toastmasters.
Galveston College, in partnership with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, set the dates for the 2014-15 Leadership Galveston course. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Fridays, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 16, Feb. 20 and March 13. The cost is $350.
For the first time, students in the College of the Mainland Senior Adult Program will have an exclusive show at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery.
LA MARQUE — The La Marque school district took action on an item from the executive session agenda Thursday night but the district is not saying what the action is.
LA MARQUE — The La Marque school board hired a director for the district’s STEM Renaissance Academy and clarified that employees will no longer be required to take furlough days in the coming school year.
LA MARQUE — The La Marque school board of trustees tonight will meet to discuss hiring a new director of the STEM academy and to receive updates on their security provider, among other things.
TEXAS CITY — A group of parents is attempting to raise money for an after-graduation party for the Texas City High School Class of 2015 by raffling an AR-15 rifle.
HITCHCOCK — The Hitchcock school district board of trustees took no action on filling the empty high school principal position Tuesday night.
Each of the seven Texas City Independent School District School board members, along with district Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cynthia Lusignolo, joined local trustees from across the state at the Texas Association of School Boards’ Summer Leadership Institute from June 19-21 in San Antonio.
GALVESTON — Sea Scouting has been a formative part of growing up for generations of youth since it was incorporated into the Boy Scouts of America in 1912.
It says something wonderful about a school district when an award is given not only for outstanding athletic programs but interlaced with that stellar academic accomplishments. Such is the University Interscholastic League’s Lone Star Cup.
In today’s educational world, to obtain a full scholarship to play a sport at the collegiate level not only requires aptitude on the field, but also in the classroom.
Cost should not keep any student from an education.
University of Houston-Clear Lake continues to make changes to accommodate students including changes to the university’s Fitness Zone.
Early registration for the 2014 Summer II session and fall semester is in progress. General registration for Summer II will be held today through Tuesday and late registration will be Wednesday. Registration hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Summer II session classes begin July 14, and the fall semester classes begin Aug. 25.
GALVESTON — The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation was recently awarded $25,000 from the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund to further CTE-Diesel Mechanic education at Ball High School.
Marco Ponce Espinal, who was left tetraplegic from a car accident Oct. 9, 2010, graduated with his class from Ball High School on time.
Summer break is often viewed as a time for kids to play and relax, but all that fun may cause a problem when it’s time to return to the classroom.
Texas City Independent School District is pleased to announce some promotions and title changes for the 2014-15 school year.
Two months ago, my plans for the summer were to lounge around in my pajamas and binge-watch all six seasons of “Parks and Recreation.”
Before the lazy summer days of July arrive, Friendswood Independent School District wants to once again thank its educators for all they do for students. Each one deserves the summer for rest and relaxation, but before we dismiss completely, we want to recognize three educators for what they have done recently.
Begin your pathway to success this fall with College of the Mainland’s associate degree and certificate program classes, now open for registration.
Come see how high you can soar with the University of Houston-Clear Lake as the Office of Admissions hosts an admissions preview for prospective transfer and graduate students from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 24 in the university’s Student Services and Classroom Building Lobby, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.
The Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center will host an open house for the public and perspective students from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
It may seem a little early to begin the enrollment process, but communicating with our parents and community regarding every aspect of our district is critical to our student’s success.
People can describe a hero in many different ways. Some think of famous people who do extraordinary things. Some think of our military personnel and our first responders.
While every year produces hundreds of graduates with the potential to change the world, there are a handful who you’re 100 percent positive will do something great with the opportunities given them. Quincy Seigel is one of these students.
LEAGUE CITY — Student actors will soon be seeing themselves on TV.
Friendswood schools are turning 75 this fall and much celebration is being planned at all campuses and within the community.
TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland’s pool is closed and in need of repairs. The college’s trustees will decide whether the 42-year-old pool is worth repairing.
In a matter of four years, Frances Janelle Torres went from being a shy, insecure freshman with a challenging physical disability to a confident, multiple award-winning debate champion as a senior.
GALVESTON – Dolphins that beach themselves on a Texas shoreline can be a fairly common sight — about 130 to 150 strandings occur every year in Texas — and the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network is the organization that rescues and recovers them. A team of Texas A&M University at Galveston volunteers is ready to offer assistance when needed.
May you live all the days of your life. This wise advice by Jonathan Swift was said more than two centuries ago but still effective and was selected as the motto for the Friendswood Independent School District’s Class of 2014.
There are so many learning opportunities in the La Marque Independent School District this summer.
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