Posts From Charlotte Aguilar

Reaching a crescendo? WUES parents take on principal over lack of music, art education

access_timeJanuary 10, 2017

  Story and photos by Carlos Aguilar Arts are usually the gracious part of student life, balancing the pressures of growing academic demands and high

Love them, hate them, you can’t ignore them: 5 completely compelling West U homes

access_timeDecember 12, 2016

Story and photos by George Boehme In 1910, the former governor of Tennessee, Ben Hooper, formed the West End Realty Company to build “country homes”

He has re-thought it: Mike Lunceford is staying on HISD board, but another trustee is leaving

access_timeNovember 10, 2016

Mike Lunceford, the veteran trustee who represents West University on the Houston ISD Board of Education, said Thursday night he has reconsidered his intention to

New contractor for Bissonnet roadwork aims to get project on track

access_timeNovember 8, 2016

After roadwork on Bissonnet Street between Kirby Drive and Buffalo Speedway was halted for more than a month due to a dispute with the contractor,

West U Garden Club sprouts anew: Organizers look to history for inspiration

access_timeNovember 8, 2016

  Story and photos by Carlos Aguilar “West University was not always a city with large houses.  It was a very middle class city.  And

URGENT: Crews working on ‘major’ West U gas leak

access_timeOctober 28, 2016

West University officials are reporting a “major” gas leak at Community and Villanova streets. You should avoid Community from Villanova to Marquette until further notice.

Mike Tenney’s Friday Night report: Episcopal’s juggernaut rolls over St. John’s

access_timeOctober 15, 2016

By Mike Tenney Episcopal took another step toward an undefeated season Friday night, upending archrival St. John’s 52-10 at Skip Lee Field to highlight another

Surprise announcement: HISD Trustee Mike Lunceford is resigning

access_timeOctober 13, 2016

By Charlotte Aguilar Mike Lunceford — who has represented West University Place on the Houston ISD Board of Education for seven years — made a

The rush is on: HISD magnet school applications now open for 2017-’18

access_timeSeptember 30, 2016

By Charlotte Aguilar The window to apply to 119 Houston ISD magnet programs opened today (Friday, Sept. 30) and will close Dec. 9. Applications are

HISD’s new chief brings ‘Listen and Learn Tour’ to area tonight for input

access_timeSeptember 28, 2016

Houston ISD’s new superintendent, Richard Carranza, is bringing his “Listen and Learn Tour” to the district that encompasses West University-area schools this evening (Wednesday, Sept.