Points of Pride (Week of Oct. 7)

Alief ISD News and Recognitions

Congratulations to the Alief Idol semi-finalists!

The Semifinal Round will be hosted at the Kerr High School Theater on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Family, friends and other supporters can attend this event. Entry into this performance is free of charge.

Elementary/Intermediate School:

  • Elena Harris - Liestman Elementary School
  • Xabian Esparza - Martin Elementary School
  • David Morales- Mata Intermediate School
  • Cayden Smith - Miller Intermediate School
  • Bria Robertson - Petrosky Elementary School
  • Alma Roman - Smith Elementary School

Middle/High School:

  • Caterina Lucas - Alief Early College High School
  • Valentine Abikoye - Elsik High School
  • Egypt Hearn - Hastings Ninth Grade Center
  • Karla Pleitez - Hastings Ninth Grade Center
  • Merilsan Cassanga - Hastings Ninth Grade Center
  • Kelley Doan - Kerr High School


  • Cairee Mayfield - Albright Middle School
  • E. Jonathan St. Thomas - Hastings High School
  • Jenniffer Monnich - Hastings Ninth Grade Center
  • Laura Gonzalez - Holmquist Elementary School
  • Turquisha Lasker - O'Donnell Middle School
  • Tyrone Baker - Olle Middle School

Alief Idol Semifinal Round

Monday, Oct. 21st, 6:30pm

8150 Howell Sugar Land Road

Houston, TX

Join us for the semifinal round at the Kerr High School Theater!

Free Admission to Alief Idol

Alief ISD received the Silver Level Award from the Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston.

The Silver Level Award was presented to Alief ISD during the 4th Annual School Behavioral Health Conference. Alief ISD was recognized for its great work towards mental health training and counselor education.

Alief ISD teachers kick off the Houston Community College/Alief ISD’s Community Learning Program.

The Community Learning Program is now offering continuing education and leisure learning classes for those who are 18 years or older.

The program began on September 16 and continues through November 13. Participants will be able to take classes taught by Alief ISD instructors in the areas of Media Arts & Technology, Culinary Arts, Automotive and Construction Trades.

Classes will be held in the evenings and weekends at Alief ISD’s Center of Advanced Careers. For more information or to register for the Community Learning Program, visit hccs.edu/aisd-clp.

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.

Latest Episode: Veterinary Science - It’s Not All Puppies, Sunshine, Kitties and Rainbows

How the Veterinary Science Program provides extensive hands-on training for future Certified Veterinary Assistants

Superintendent HD Chambers talks with Jennifer Baker (Alief ISD Career and Technical Education Director), Phyllis Sams (Veterinary Science instructor) and Elizabeth Nguyen (recent Alief ISD graduate and Certified Veterinary Assistant) about the extensive training provided by the Alief ISD Veterinary Science Program and how it prepares students to become Certified Veterinary Assistants.