School News

Nice job! WUES lands on Texas Honor Roll along with Pershing, Lanier, Pin Oak MS

access_timeApril 28, 2017

West University Elementary School has once again made the Texas Honor Roll of schools displaying high academic achievement, one of 48 Houston ISD schools to

Lamar HS groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate history, future

access_timeMarch 30, 2017

Representatives from all 80 of Lamar High School’s graduating classes, a former Texas governor, a host of officials and students, staff and faculty are scheduled

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

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

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.

Dark day for HISD: What Supreme Court ruling on financing means to West U schools

access_timeMay 13, 2016

By Charlotte Aguilar Houston ISD and other property-rich school districts throughout Texas received an unlucky Friday the 13th surprise: a 100-page ruling from the state

HISD schools, offices will reopen Wednesday

access_timeApril 19, 2016

Houston ISD schools and administrative offices will go back to business-as-usual on Wednesday. After “closely monitoring the weather forecast,” HISD officials made the call Tuesday

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