Flint Hills Resources has honored 14 students from six Houston-area high schools

Flint Hills Resources has honored 14 students from six Houston-area high schools, as well as two from Taylor High School, with scholarships through its 2018-2019 Outstanding Student Scholarship Program. The students were selected based on their teacher’s nomination, an essay on principled entrepreneurship, and their plans to pursue a career in the field of science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM).  A total of $18,000 in scholarships was awarded in Houston during the month of May. […]

Tips to make an Essay great

Essay writing comes as a must do part in any student’s life. Be it in school, in college or in university, every student has to go through the ordeal of writing essays. The topics start as easy ones but as one progresses the classes, the topics turn to become more and more complicated. Essays are given to students to check if they have understood their lesson. To write an essay on a particular topic, a […]

Just in Time for Summer, Katy ISD Begins its CTE STEM Maker Camps  

KATY [June 6, 2019] – Summer fun has begun and for our media partners who are looking for a colorful feature story to cover during this off-school season, Katy Independent School District invites you to join our incoming 6th through 8th grade students during their Career Technical (CTE) STEM Maker Summer Camps. As part of its fifth annual summer camp sessions, the CTE Department supplies a meaningful program, with classes taught by certified CTE teachers, focused on aerodynamics, […]

Typhoon Texas Hosts Free Swim Lessons, Part of Worldwide Event

KATY, TX (June 5, 2019) – Typhoon Texas will host free swim lessons on Thursday, June 20 starting at 8:30 a.m. when children of all ages can learn life-saving skills to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for U.S. children ages 1-14. Space is limited to the first 300 participants.  Sign up for the free swim lessons is required at The local instruction at the west Houston waterpark is part of […]

Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation Continue…

Jamie Gonzalez

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2019 is environmental issues and what you can do. Jaime Gonzalez, Houston Urban Conservation Programs Manager, The Nature Conservancy United We Win – Collaborating to Solve Houston’s Toughest Environmental Challenges Sunday, July 21, at 6 p.m., online In July, Jaime Gonzalez, Houston Urban Conservation Programs Manager for The Nature Conservancy, will highlight a variety of local environmental […]

Kansas State University students from Texas earn semester honors

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has awarded more than 3,800 students with semester honors for their academic performance in the spring 2019 semester. Students earning a grade point average for the semester of 3.75 or above on at least 12 credit hours receive semester honors along with commendations from their deans. The honors also are recorded on their permanent academic records. The following students from Texas received honors from Kansas State University: Allen: Nathan Hartter  Amarillo: Madison […]

Texans at Normandy: the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas Seventy-five years ago, a courageous battle was fought and won by Allies at the beaches of Normandy.  Its significance cannot be understated; the Allies’ defeat of the German forces at Normandy recast the direction of the war and set forth the campaign to liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. Texas’ World War II veterans who have spoken about their time in the English Channel remember the invasion as like nothing […]

Battleship Texas Commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day June 8

Event features a special exhibit of D-Day-related artifacts from the ship’s collections, a pop-up museum sponsored by the Houston Maritime Museum, live big band music and more LA PORTE— Battleship Texas State Historic Site will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a day of activities from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8. Admission to the ceremony is free and open to the public and boarding will begin at 7:30 a.m. Regular ship admission will […]

UHV breaks ground on new northwest campus

Community and University of Houston-Victoria leaders broke ground Tuesday with golden ceremonial shovels to signify the beginning of renovation work to the university’s new 44,000-square-foot Northwest Campus, formerly Town Plaza Mall. “Providing additional space and amenities will help us better serve our students and continue down our path on becoming a destination campus,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “Northwest Campus will be a place for our students and community to engage in meaningful partnerships. We’re […]

Katy ISD Summer Work Schedule  

Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a four-day summer work week for school employees at the February 25, 2019 Board Meeting. The four-day work week schedule will be followed beginning the week of June 3 and ending the week of July 22, 2019. The hours for the four-day work week are Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Katy ISD will be closed on Friday’s during the summer. Regular work hours will […]