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Spring Branch ISD News & Trending Headlines

Headlines & News for the Week of October 10 - 14

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Pinwheels for Peace Spin Across SBISD

Several SBISD campuses took part recently in Pinwheels for Peace, an international art and literacy project best known for school yards “planted” with pinwheels and youth-written messages of peace and good will. Read the full story >>
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Star Furniture Red Apple Recognition

During a 9 a.m. live broadcast hour on Sept. 30, Cristina Kooker, a reporter with the Great Day Houston local show on KHOU-TV 11, led school and community members into Bridgette Stinnett’s kindergarten class for a big teacher surprise. Ms. Stinnett, who has taught kindergarten boys and girls for 23 years, including 14 years at Westwood, soon learned on the air from Ms. Kooker that she was being named Great Day’s Star Furniture Red Apple Recognition Award winner. Read the full story >>

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Wilchester to Celebrate 50 Years

Save this most important date if you or someone you know has a family or close connection to Wilchester Elementary School – 4 - 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27.

That’s the time and date set for current and former Wilchester Wildcats, community members, former school staff and students to stop by the campus to share stories, meet old friends, learn what is currently happening at the recently rebuilt elementary school, and walk down memory lane. Read the full story >>
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Student Safety Patrol Honors Police Officers

More than a dozen members of the Buffalo Creek Elementary Safety Patrol toured the SBISD Police Department on a recent afternoon, leaving “survival kits” made by students with district officers and staff. Read full story here >>
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Community Celebrates Launch of SBISD Strategic Plan

Some 300 community members and stakeholders attended the recent public launch of SBISD's new Strategic Plan in September. Read more about this exciting event here.

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Houston Endowment Grant Supports New Strategic Plan

Houston Endowment, one of the most well-regarded and historic philanthropic organizations, has awarded a one-year, $450,000 grant to SBISD to help the district build capacity to execute a new, five-year strategic plan known as The Learner’s Journey. Read more here >>

Recent Leadership Announcements in SBISD

SBISD is excited to share the following leadership announcements with our community:

  • Pamela Butler Interim Director for Westchester Academy for International Studies
  • Dale “Bruce” Dareing SBISD Chief of Police (Effective Jan. 2017)
  • Cristina Flores Assistant Principal at Treasure Forest Elementary School
  • Michael Francis Assistant Director of Child Nutrition Services
  • Jennifer Jansky Director of Assessment & Student Evaluation
  • Phuong Tieu Chief of Academics

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