Lights On Afterschool pep rally celebrates, raises awareness for afterschool

Greater Houston rallies for afterschool during the Lights On Afterschool! national celebration for out-of-school time on Oct. 20 from 1:30-2 p.m. at the Houston Texans YMCA, 5202 Griggs Road.   Mayor Sylvester Turner supports the cause as keynote. The cheer squad from KIPP Peace Elementary ignites the crowd, and several youth from YMCA afterschool programs…

Hurricane Matthew

By BTW Student What is happening in our world’s community lately? What has been broadcast all over the airwaves recently was the fifth hurricane of the Atlantic Season and the thirteenth named storm known as Hurricane Matthew. It hit countries that were located along the Atlantic coast. It was a Category 5 storm when it…

Williams-Ledet Named New Curriculum and Compliance Director

By: Harris County Department of Education Chaney Williams-Ledet is the new curriculum and compliance officer for Harris County Department of Education’s Educator Certification and Professional Advancement. The division trains and prepares teacher and principal candidates for state of Texas certification through classroom and online settings. Williams-Ledet has 29 years of experience in education. She earned…

BE A BUDDY, NOT A BULLY H-E-B LAUNCHES ANTI-BULLYING INITIATIVE IN TEXAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

H-E-B Buddy League Teaches Kindness, Courage and Inclusion During National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month (SAN ANTONIO) — To highlight National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month this October, H-E-B is challenging second-grade students across Texas to be “Crusaders for Kindness” by joining the H-E-B Buddy League. Inspired by H-E-B’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the H-E-B Buddy League promotes…