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West U Elementary Book Fair is this Week

November 17, 2014

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The West U Elementary Book Fair will be held Tuesday through Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Barnes and Noble store at 3003 Holcombe. Teachers are ready to read, there will be a magnetizing science show, face painting, a fun photo booth, an amazing magician and much, much more. Barnes and Noble […]

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Pin Oak Fest is Saturday

November 10, 2014

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Pin Oak Middle School will hold its first Charger Fest on Saturday, November 15 from noon to 4 p.m. The afternoon will include an international festival, celebrating Pin Oak’s magnet focus, fine arts performances showcasing the performing arts talents of students, carnival games and activities, as well as kid-oriented raffles, prizes and food. Charger Fest […]

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Buy Tickets Now For West U PTO Auction

November 4, 2014

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Tickets for the Friday Night Lights auction benefitting West University Elementary School must be purchased by Wednesday, November 5. The annual auction will be held Saturday, November 8, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Attire is “Football Festive” to “Game Time Chic,” so participants are encouraged to feel creative. The auction features an electronic bidding system, […]

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School is out Friday

October 1, 2014

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Students in the Houston Independent School District do not have to attend school on Friday, October 3. It is the district’s “fall holiday.” At West U Elementary, the PTO is still looking for volunteers to help out the with the October 11 Halloween Dash. About 75 people are needed to successfully put on the event. […]

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West U Elementary Early Dismissal is FRIDAY

September 22, 2014

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Although many HISD schools will have early dismissal Wednesday, West U Elementary School Principal John Threet is reminding parents that will be a full school day. Students at West U Elementary will have their first Early Dismissal Day on Friday, September 26. All students should be picked up no later than 12:30 p.m.

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WUES Kindergarten Parents to Meet

August 5, 2014

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Parents of children who will be kindergarteners this year at West University Elementary School will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Molina’s, located at 3801 Bellaire Blvd. Even parents who didn’t sign up online are welcome to attend. It’s a great way to meet other parents whose children will be starting school, and to have […]

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Two Lamar HS Students Awarded Scholarships

May 13, 2014

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Two Lamar High School students were among 30 Houston Independent School District graduating seniors who received $550,000 in college scholarships this year, as a result of the district winning the prestigious Broad Prize in 2013. The winning students who enroll in 4-year colleges or universities will receive $20,000 scholarships, or $5,000 per year. Students who […]

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Strake, Lamar, Bellaire set to begin first-round baseball playoff matchups

April 30, 2014

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It’s the first weekend in May and that means the state 5A high school baseball playoffs will begin with Bi-District action that has Bellaire, Lamar, and Strake Jesuit all involved in a first-round bes

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Redskins Become Texans

April 15, 2014

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The Redskins are no more. Welcome the Lamar High School Texans. After complaints that “Redskins” was offensive, HISD decided it was time for Lamar High School to have a new mascot. Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier announced the new mascot for Tuesday morning. The debate for change matured back in December when Senator Rodney Ellis wrote […]

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You Can Cut Class Friday to Pray

April 15, 2014

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The Houston Independent School District will hold classes on this Friday, April 18, 2014, as a bad weather make-up day. However, HISD has clarified what to do if parents are observing Good Friday as a religious Holy Day. Parents can give their school attendance office a written excuse that documents the religious observance, and/or an […]

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