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WUES Top in Country for Food Giving

March 12, 2014

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For the fourth consecutive year, students at West University Elementary School collected more food for the Souper Bowl of caring than any other school in the United States. Houston Texans star Duane Brown, along with several Houston Texans cheerleaders, visited the campus recently to congratulate the WUES students for their 30,908 pound donation with a […]

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West University Elementary Students Get Creative During Art Night

March 5, 2014

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Parents and students make capes and other super creations during West University Elementary School’s annual Art Night.

West University Elementary K-2 students spent an art- and activity-filled evening at the school’s annual Art Night. Community partners—iKids, Monart, Foelber Pottery, Snap Photo Booth, Main Street Theater, and Dinky Drums—and parent volunteers were on hand to encourage youngsters to draw, paint, dance, drum and create at twelve different art stations. In keeping with this […]

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Lamar HS History Book On-sale

February 11, 2014

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History buffs will treasure a new book about the history of Lamar High School. The Lamar Alumni Association recently commissioned local historian Anne Sloan to write a history of Lamar as part of the school’s 75th anniversary celebration. During Sloan’s year-long research, she interviewed more than 200 alumni and teachers. The result is a 225-page […]

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OFFICIAL: Lamar Redskins No More, Mascot Change Ordered

January 16, 2014

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On Thursday, the Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted 7-0 with one abstention and one member absent to approve the second reading of a policy update to prohibit the use of any race or ethnic group as a mascot or nickname. This policy update affects four schools — Lamar High School Redskins, Westbury […]

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Lamar, Bellaire dominate 20-5A all-district football selections

January 9, 2014

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Lamar HS to Change Mascot

December 9, 2013

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HISD moving to retire outdated mascots. Superintendent Terry Grier is confident that by the end of this week, Houston ISD will have a new policy that corrects a longstanding wrong – the use of outdated  mascots at four schools. He’s asking trustees at their meeting Thursday to approve a change in policy that would “respect cultural differences, values, […]

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West U Authors/Moms to Appear at WUES Book Fair

December 5, 2013

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The annual West University Elementary School book fair, which enables the PTO to buy new books for the school library, will be held December 10, 11, and 12 at the Barnes & Noble on W. Holcombe, but now there are opportunities for friends and family across the country to help raise funds. The school receives a […]

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WUES Book Fair – Powering Strong Readers

December 4, 2013

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WUES PTO will receive a percentage back on all purchases and 20% on all sales above $10,000. This money will buy new books for the WUES library. When: December 10-12, 2013 Where: Barnes & Noble on Holcombe and BarnesandNoble.com Please purchase items from ANY Barnes and Noble store (December 8th through December 15th) or barnesandnoble.com […]

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Mardi Gras Auction to Benefit WUES

November 12, 2013

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Revel like a king at the WUES Mardi Gras Auction this Saturday, Nov. 16 Make an impact and replace lost magnet funds, all while celebrating with the Krewe of West University Place. Let the good times roll with an amazing band, delicious food, live and silent auctions, a raffle for your choice of one exclusive […]

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Strake Jesuit runners sweep medals and 19-5A field

October 31, 2013

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With a sweep of the medals at the District 19-5A boys cross country meet last week at Bear Creek Park, Strake Jesuit is back in pursuit of another trip to the 5A state meet in a couple of weeks in Round Rock.

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