Education

Toast To The Holidays With The 2018 Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ International Wine Competition Winners

Champion wines have been named from the thousands competing in the 2018 Rodeo Uncorked!® International Wine Competition, held Nov. 11 – 12, 2017, at NRG Center — just in time for the holidays. The 2018 International Wine Competition judging included a record 3,188 entries from 18 different countries, including Argentina, Austria, Chile, France, Italy, Japan, Portugal and South Africa. The 2018 featured region, Northern Spain — specifically the wine growing regions of Rioja, Navarra, Priorat, Ribera […]

“Touch, Smell and Hear” Event Brings the Holidays to Children with Physical and Mental Challenges  

HOUSTON, TX (Nov. 15, 2017)—More than 400 children with various physical and mental challenges will experience the joys of the holiday season when they attend the 44th annual “Touch, Smell and Hear” event 9 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 4 at the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science (The Health Museum). The annual event, hosted by the Harris County Medical Society Alliance, will include two 12-foot Christmas trees donated by Thompson Nursery in Magnolia, […]

The Importance of Using Booster Seats  

Unfortunately, seat belts do not come in one-size-fits-all.  In fact, the seat belt that is designed to save an adult’s life in a crash does not fit a young child.  And, the poor fit of the seat belt can actually cause serious injuries or even death during a crash.  Many parents are under the impression that a child can be moved to the vehicle seat belt system when they have outgrown the weight limits of […]

Senior Living Options

Senior citizens and their family members are invited to join us for a new series at the Maud Marks Library.  Every 3rd Friday of the month, experts will be here to discuss various topics pertinent to senior living.  On November 17 at 3 PM, we will explore home care.  Learn what it provides and how to best utilize these services.  Come discover what kind of life is best for you or your loved one. Pre-registration […]

Houston Federation of Teachers on U.S. Education Secretary’s Visit  

Houston, TX— Statement by Zeph Capo, president of the Houston Federation of Teachers, on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ visit today to Houston-area schools following Hurricane Harvey: “Houston public schools were hit in the gut by Hurricane Harvey’s devastating floodwaters. We’re glad Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is visiting to check on the condition of Houston-area public school buildings; making our schools safe and healthy requires as much support and resources as possible. And given the serious […]

Texas Tech Meat Judging Team Claims 13th National Championship in Dominating Fashion

Texas Tech finished the spring and fall competition season with a historic feat, claiming an unblemished record at 7-0. With a dominating performance that capped a historic run through the spring and fall seasons, the Texas Tech Meat Judging Team in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources claimed its third national championship in the last five years and the 13th in program history on Sunday at the American Meat Science Association International Meat Judging Contest in Dakota City, […]

Katy Elementary Receives Historical Marker as First Schoolhouse in Katy, TX

November 13, 2017 – As residents drive by Katy Elementary, a bright blue historical marker now sits on the campus at the same spot where the first City of Katy schoolhouse was built 119 years ago.  On Friday, November 10, the Harris County Historical Society honored the founding fathers by granting a historical marker to the city’s first public school. A one-room schoolhouse was built in 1898 where children could learn, grow and develop.  Little did […]

National Signing Day, November 8 Seven Lakes High School

  Seven Lakes High School’s student athletes signed letters of intent on November 8th, 2017 to play sports at the next level. Surrounded by family, friends and coaches, the athletes signed their letters on National Signing Day, officially accepting athletic scholarships offered to them by a college or university. Congratulations to all the student athletes and their families. (Pictured left to right standing) Baseball          Sebastian Coria       University of Northern Colorado Swimming      Brayden Rudd          Southern Methodist […]

National Signing day from Tompkins

Left to right Ryan Al-Tayar -UT Dallas-XC Christian Sjolund-Georgia Tech-Basketball Jamal Bieniemy-Oklahoma University-Basketball Mackenzie Brown-Indiana Wesleyan University- Softball Katelyn Finch-Oklahoma Baptist University-Volleyball Roberto Gonzales-Texas Southern University-Baseball Harrison Stovern-Harvard University-Baseball Carson Rollins-Oklahoma University-Baseball Sydney Hodge-Southwestern University-Softball

James E. Taylor High School, Katy- Signing Day 11/8/2017.

Left to right top row: THS Principal Christopher Morgan, Coach Matthew Apple, Coach Thomas Powell, Coach Matthew Brayton, Coach Matthew Glover, Coach Blair Ary, Coach Bill Miller, Asst. Athletic Coordinator Brooke Plemons. Left to right bottom row: Jacob Schababerle (Texas A&M-Swimming), Kristen Meyer (Galveston College – Softball), Enzo Sechi (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs – Basketball, Chase Carlson (Lehigh University – Baseball), Macy Ray (University Of The Incarnate Word – Basketball), Randall Miller (Dallas Baptist […]