Points of Pride (Week of March 4)

Alief ISD News and Recognitions

Alief ISD high school students' art work selected to be a part of the Texas Art Education Association's Youth Art Month Capitol Celebration.

Congratulations to the following students, who are invited to a special awards program and reception this Sunday at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin:

  • Fernanda Lopez – Elsik High School
  • Estuardo Manrique – Hastings High School
  • Blossom Omeje – Hastings High School
  • Tien Vo – Kerr High School


The exhibit is currently on display at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum until March 17. From March 24 to 31, the art will be on display in the Lower Rotunda at the State Capitol.

Alief ISD students recognized as CW 39's Class Acts.

Hastings High School student Setareh Bastani and Taylor High School student Kenny Tran were both recognized for being top-notch students. One grand prize of $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the student who gets the most votes during the week they were featured. You can nominate a Class Acts student on the CW website.

Alief Early College High School and Olle Middle School students presented Student Voices sessions at the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Winter Governance Seminar.

AECHS's session focused on promoting 21st-century skills, such as robotics, while Olle's session focused on students transforming education masterfully through STEM.

Chambers Elementary School raised more than $1,330 for Pennies for Patients.

All of the proceeds will go towards the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Alief Learning Center teacher Leslie Nash selected to be a part of the Schoology Ambassador Program.

Nash was selected by Schoology for her expertise, responsiveness, leadership, advocacy, activity and engagement. She has been a leader in Schoology usage for her campus and works hard to integrate Schoology for her students daily.


The Alief ISD Digital Learning Department is proud to recognize her for going above and beyond to expand her personal learning network and to represent Alief ISD as a part of this prestigious program. Find out more information about the program on the Schoology Ambassador website.

Congratulations to Alief ISD's Houston Area Association for Bilingual Educators (HAABE) Teachers of the Year!

  • Elementary Bilingual Teacher of the Year - Maria Teresa Molina (Liestman Elementary School)
  • Elementary ESL Teacher of the Year - Sarah Fruth (Martin Elementary School)
  • Secondary Teacher of the Year - Sharon Spencer (Elsik High School)

Alexander Elementary School's CIS Program was spotlighted in the latest Communities in Schools newsletter.

CIS Project Manager An Dang was recognized in the February 2019 Newsletter for leveraging resources and providing her students with any basic needs they may need, as well as going above and beyond to give her students enriching and engaging opportunities.

Want to share a Points of Pride with the Alief ISD Public Relations Department?

Email your Points of Pride submission to Tracy Lau at tylau@aliefisd.net.

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