Session on House Bill 5 planned for April 28
Parents from schools across Spring ISD learned the ABCs of advanced placement (AP) and dual credit last week. The event, hosted by the community engagement department, connected district staff with high school families who were interested in learning more about how the rigorous programs will benefit students.
At about 9:45 a.m. Monday, March 30 a Claughton Middle School student with ongoing health issues stopped breathing. Thankfully staff members in the child’s classroom had been trained in CPR, responded quickly and continued resuscitation until the student began breathing again and emergency medical technicians were available to assess his condition.
Spring Independent School District campuses have been preparing students to take the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness starting Monday, March 30. Many campuses across the district have held pep rallies and other activities to get students pumped up about the opportunity to demonstrate their academic skills.
Spring ISD students in grades 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 will begin taking the STAAR this Monday.
Susan Langlois, an intervention services teacher at Heritage Elementary School, was surprised Thursday, March 12 to learn that she is a finalist for a 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award in the lifetime achievement elementary category. Langlois learned about her selection when H-E-B representatives surprised her in her classroom Friday with balloons, cake, flowers and two $1,000 checks – one for her and one for her school.
The Spring ISD Board of Trustees was presented several options for the district’s most recently acquired facility, a 12,340-square-foot building located on Ella Blvd., during its monthly work session Thursday. The building once housed the North Harris County Family YMCA and is now being considered by the district for a variety of uses including a community center, an employee wellness center, a prekindergarten center, an administrative building annex or the district’s police headquarters.