Points of Pride (Week of Feb. 11)
Alief ISD News and Recognitions
Alief ISD employees were awarded sponsorships to run in the Boston Marathon.
CITGO will sponsor Krystle Dunn (Elsik Ninth Grade Center) and Courtney Grass (Best Elementary School) to travel to Boston and participate in the 2019 Boston Marathon. In total, CITGO received approximately 200 applicants from across the country and only selected winners from partner school districts in Houston, Corpus Christi, Lakes Charles, Chicago and other regions.
Alief ISD elementary schools received silver awards from the HealthierUS School Challenge.
Olle Middle School students Diana Madrid and Favian Reyes were awarded instruments from Music Doing Good.
Madrid will receive a full-size violin, while Reyes will receive a 16" viola. The non-profit organization has also previously provided funds for Olle students to attend summer camps and provided students with private lessons with professional musicians.
Alief ISD students receive books donated by Caring Friends Inc.
Caring Friends Inc. also funded the Good Reader Program at Alexander, Landis and Martin. This program will enable students at all grade levels to receive a new book for their home library.
Upcoming District Events
Student Holiday/Staff Development Day
Monday, February 18
Spring Break (Student/Staff Holiday)
Thursday, March 21
All Alief ISD Elementary Schools