Points of Pride (Week of Feb. 25)
Alief ISD News and Recognitions
Albright Middle School student Khanh Dang was selected to receive the Harris County Department of Education Superintendent's Writing Award.
Alief ISD students advanced to state competitions for Skills USA.
- Advertising Design - Stanley Wyatt (Elsik)
- Basic Health Skills - Chelsea Onyiah (Elsik)
- Graphic Communication - Mitzi Chavez (Elsik)
- Health Occupations Professional Portfolio - Esmeralda Patino (Elsik)
- Information Technology Services - Kelvin Tran (ENGC) and Matthew Oquendo (Hastings)
- Interactive Application and Game Development - Barbara Baute (Elsik) and Douglas Sosa (Elsik)
Congratulations to Alief ISD's District Spelling Bee winners!
This year's competition was held at the Center for Advanced Careers with 16 campuses represented and competitors from 2nd to 6th grade. After 45 rounds, Andrew Zhou (Youngblood Intermediate School) won first place and will represent Alief ISD at the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee on March 23. Ryan Nguyen (Miller Intermediate School) took second place, and Nalisha Luo (Outley Elementary School) placed third.
Congratulations to the UIL 23-6A Girls’ Basketball 2018-2019 District Picks!
Coach of the Year - Brandy Jones (Taylor)
Offensive Player of Year - Tatiyanna Riley (Hastings)
1st Team -
Elsik - Shiela Chuks, Ernesia Ford and Jada Shanklin
Hastings - Danecia Trusty
Taylor - JaQuirrea Jenkins and Jawain Caston
Academic All-District -
Elsik - Jada Shanklin
Hastings - Shariah Houston-Hartman and Da’Necia Trusty
Taylor - Stephanie Osazuwa, Kamiya Royal and Diavian King
Albright Middle School English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) teachers and specialist presented at the 2019 Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference.
Their session, “Book Clubs Matter: Reading is LITerary,” covered developing, managing and successfully implementing book clubs in ELAR classrooms.
Best Elementary School was spotlighted in eSchoolNews for creating an environment that yield better social, emotional and academic outcomes for students.
Chancellor Elementary School assistant principal Tessia Brixey was nominated for the Sterling Shining Star Awards.
Brixey was nominated for being an outstanding educator for this contest by Sterling National Financial Group. Each winner and his or her school is awarded a cash prize of $10,000 to be shared equally between the school and the Shining Star.
Community members can leave a comment on a nominee’s profile page prior to March 29 to congratulate them and to let them know how they’ve changed their life.
Upcoming District Events
Spring Break (Student/Staff Holiday)
Thursday, March 21
All Alief ISD Elementary Schools
Good Friday (Student/Staff Holiday)
Friday, April 19