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John Sweitzer named 2017 Pasadena ISD Distinguished Citizen
John Sweitzer named 2017 Pasadena ISD Distinguished Citizen
Posted on 11/20/2017
Founding CEO of the Pasadena Health Center and longtime supporter of Pasadena ISD, John Sweitzer has been named PISD’s 2017 Distinguished Citizen of the Year. The Pasadena ISD Board of Trustees, administrators and community members will honor Sweitzer at a reception, Tuesday, Dec. 5, starting at 5: 30 p.m., at the Frank Braden Educational Center in the Carmen Orozco Professional Development Center in Pasadena.  READ MORE...
De Zavala wins City of Pasadena’s Can-Do Food Drive
De Zavala wins City of Pasadena’s Can-Do Food Drive
Posted on 11/17/2017
The sound of cheers filled the halls as De Zavala Middle School was named the campus winner of the 2017 Can-Do Food Drive by the City of Pasadena.  READ MORE...
Hancock, Jessup celebrate opening new SPARK playgrounds
Hancock, Jessup celebrate opening new SPARK playgrounds
Posted on 11/17/2017
Students and staff at both Hancock Elementary and Jessup Elementary celebrated the opening of their brand-new state-of-the-art Spark Park, a project that has been years in the making.  READ MORE...
An SHHS student receives check for passing AP exams.
80 SHHS students earned $19K at AP BBQ luncheon
Posted on 11/14/2017
With full bellies and cheer, South Houston High School students cheered on 80 of their peers as they received checks for passing Advanced Placement exams last spring.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Community approves Bond & Tax Ratification Election
Posted on 11/08/2017
We are so thankful the Pasadena ISD community understood that this was necessary to maximize state funds, retain our dedicated staff and continue innovative programs that help our students succeed  READ MORE...
Pride Bowl contending schools unite to present jerseys to Pasadena City Council leaders
Pride Bowl contending schools unite to present jerseys to Pasadena City Council leaders
Posted on 11/07/2017
When Pasadena ISD’s oldest high schools, Pasadena and Rayburn, rekindle their age-old rivalry out on the gridiron this Saturday, both schools will have the support of the City of Pasadena and its leaders behind them.   READ MORE...
An AP student receives a check for passing AP exams.
Rayburn AP Pep Rally Recognizes 108 Students for Passing Exams
Posted on 11/07/2017
Armed with glow sticks and enthusiasm, students at Sam Rayburn’s annual Advanced Placement (AP) Pep Rally cheered as 108 of their peers received $26,100 worth of checks for passing AP exams last spring.   READ MORE...