Points of Pride (Week of August 26)
Alief ISD News and Recognitions
Over the Summer...
Alief ISD high school students earned 7 Superior medals at the International Thespian Festival.
Students representing Elsik, Kerr and Taylor received medals:
- Mohammed Hakim and Carlos Guevara (Elsik/Duet Acting)
- Chayanne Cabrales (Kerr/Solo Musical)
- Jennifer Mendoza (Kerr/Stage Management)
- Daivon Barone, Esther Falokun and Natalie Yarborough (Taylor/Group Acting)
Albright and Olle Middle School competed at the National Speech and Debate Association's Middle School National Tournament.
The following students received awards:
- Dara Adebanjo finished sixth in the nation in Prose Interpretation.
- The team of Sheila Nguyen, Khanh Dang, and Casey Nguyen advanced to the quarterfinals in World Schools Debate (top 7 in the nation).
- Vivica Haverly advanced to the semifinals in Poetry Interpretation (top 15 in the nation) and the quarterfinals in Dramatic Interpretation (top 30 in the nation).
- Gabriel Ajaegbu advanced to the semifinals in Declamation (top 15 in the nation).
- The team of Gabriel Ajaegbu and Vivica Haverly advanced to the quarterfinals in Duo Interpretation (top 30 in the nation).
- Chanel Correa advanced to the quarterfinals in Poetry Interpretation (top 30 in the nation).
Upcoming District Events
Labor Day (Student/Staff Holiday)
Date: Monday, Sept. 2
Open House (Parent Night)
Sept. 10 - Middle Schools
Sept. 12 - Intermediate Schools
Sept. 16-19 - Elementary Schools
Sept. 24 - High Schools/ALC
Family Center Opening Week