Points of Pride (Week of Nov. 4)

Alief ISD News and Recognitions

Election Day

Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 7am-7pm

Houston, TX, USA

Houston, TX

From HarrisVotes.com for Harris County Residents:


Just like during Early Voting, voters are no longer restricted to an assigned polling location and may choose from 700+ polling locations across Harris County.


Voters can find a convenient polling location and get directions sent straight your phone by texting VOTE to 1-833-937-0700.


From Fort Bend Votes for Fort Bend County Residents:


Voters may cast their ballot at any vote center location.

Social Media Challenge (Oct. 21 to Nov. 5)

During early voting or on Election Day, post “I Voted” selfies on social media. In your social media post, use #AliefVotes and tag Alief ISD:

You are more than welcome to include family members and colleagues in the same selfie.

If Alief ISD employees exceed the goal of 1,000 selfies, staff may wear jeans to work for the month of January.

Alief ISD was featured in an early childhood article published on Education Dive.

Alief ISD staff members in the Relay Graduate School of Education and Alief ISD Early Childhood Coordinator Mari Martinez were interviewed.

Congratulations to Alief ISD middle school students for winning positions in the Texas Music Education Association (TMEA) Region 23 Junior High Philharmonic Orchestra.

Albright Middle School student Bryan Nwafor (viola) and Olle Middle School student Reynaldo De Leon (cello) won positions in the TMEA Region 23 Junior High Philharmonic Orchestra. Albright student Shadrick Akinkunmi (bass) won first alternate.

Congratulations to the Alief ISD Scholar Athletes for the month of November.

Nia Bourgeois (Hastings High School volleyball) and Ayomide Ogunbunmi (Elsik High School football) were selected for their accomplishments on and off the field.

Artwork made by Landis Elementary School students sold for $175 at the CYCLE Ball silent auction benefiting CYCLE Houston.

Three Landis students collaboratively created the piece of artwork titled, “The Seeds You Sow…” CYCLE Houston has provided bicycles to participating Alief ISD schools' students who reach specific reading and behavior goals during the fall semester.

The Elsik High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard presented the colors for the grand reopening of the BP Westlake Campus.

The office building in the Energy Corridor, which flooded in Hurricane Harvey, reopened after undergoing a renovation. Governor Greg Abbott, Mayor Sylvester Turner and multiple BP senior executive officers were in attendance during the ceremony.

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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