Savell, Sledge, McNabb Named to SHHS Teacher Hall of Honor
Posted on 07/30/2014
Tennis coach Eloise Savell, English teacher June Sledge and biology teacher Debbie McNabb will be honored during induction ceremonies during South Houston’s Homecoming Week festivities in October. Savell and Sledge will be honored posthumously.   READ MORE...
Local Petrochemical Company Reps ‘Amazed’ by New Pasadena ISD Career and Technical High School
Posted on 07/28/2014
Albemarle Catalysts Company employees present check for $26,000 and tour new Career and Technical High School.  READ MORE...
Keim, Friend and Caretaker to District Education Icon, Named Recipient of SHHS Alumni Spirit Award
Posted on 07/17/2014
Dennis Keim doesn't remember much about his days as a student library aide at South Houston High School more than four decades ago – except for the grace and Southern charm of the school’s head librarian, Margaret Rose Lodge.  READ MORE...
Beverly Hills Intermediate Presents at National Conference
Posted on 07/07/2014
Beverly Hills Intermediate was honored and selected to give a presentation at the annual National Schools to Watch Conference in Washington, D.C. Get the Story here!  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Honors Outstanding Volunteers of the Year
Posted on 07/07/2014
Pasadena ISD Board of Trustees announce the 2014 Volunteers of the Year. Get the story here!  READ MORE...
Savala Sworn in as New Member on Pasadena ISD School Board
Posted on 06/26/2014
Everado “Larry” Savala was sworn in as the newest board member for the district, filling a spot vacated by Jerry Ross Speer, who resigned after serving on the board for 14 years.  READ MORE...
Lacamu, Stallings Named Principals of the Year
Posted on 06/25/2014
Angela Stallings and Jill Lacamu have been named the 2014 Pasadena ISD Principals of the Year and were recognized at a Region 4 ceremony in Houston.   READ MORE...
Video: Heidi Butcher Takes Exploratory Trip to New Zealand to Watch Whales in the Wild
Posted on 06/19/2014
Heidi Butcher, a secondary biology teacher at Sam Rayburn High School, traded the scorching Texas heat to take a trip below the equator and study marine life in Kaikoura, New Zealand.  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Wins Top State Award for Financial Transparency
Posted on 06/19/2014
Pasadena ISD has earned A+ status in a state-level award. The district was recognized as a recipient of the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle Platinum award, the highest possible level of distinction.  READ MORE...
Pearl Hall Elementary Teacher Jami Lupold Selected as Quarterfinalist for Grammy Music Educator Award
Posted on 06/17/2014
Pearl Hall Elementary music teacher Jami Lupold is among the top music professionals in the country in the running for the 2015 Music Educators Award, presented during Grammy Awards Week 2015.   READ MORE...
Sam Rayburn Army JROTC Places Second in National Academic and Leadership Bowl
Posted on 06/09/2014
Sam Rayburn High School won second place out of 1,700 teams in the U.S. and abroad at the 2014 Academic and Leadership Bowl, a prestigious national competition designed to challenge and prepare students for college entrance exams.  READ MORE...
Rayburn Junior Wins National Scholastic Art Award
Posted on 06/06/2014
Vanessa Sosa, 11th grader, at Sam Rayburn High School submitted two works for juroring at the regional level, earning two Gold Key Awards and advancing to the national juroring process.   READ MORE...
Pearl Hall Elementary Skypes with Renowned Oceanic Explorer Fabien Cousteau Aboard Underwater Aquarium
Posted on 06/04/2014
Pearl Hall Elementary third graders took the field trip of a lifetime without leaving the classroom. Using the latest camera technology, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of renowned oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, has taken his grandfather’s legacy to new depths aboard the NOAA’s subaquatic space station – the Aquarius. He decided to share his underwater adventure with Pearl Hall Elementary via a live Skype video call.  READ MORE...
Dobie High School Envirothon Team Wins Top Honors in State Competition
Posted on 06/04/2014
Dobie High School students win top honors at the 2014 Texas Envirothon Competition.  READ MORE...
Mae Smythe Elementary Students, Local Engineering Company Join Forces to Support Troops
Posted on 06/03/2014
Mae Smythe Elementary School teamed up with PinnacleAIS, a Pasadena-based engineering company, to kick off the first annual Armed Forces Care Package Drive in celebration of Memorial Day.   READ MORE...
Graduation Date and Times Set for Pasadena ISD’s Class of 2014
Posted on 05/30/2014
Graduation ceremonies for South Houston, Pasadena, Pasadena Memorial, Sam Rayburn and Dobie High schools will be held at NRG (Reliant) Stadium, located at One Reliant Park in Houston. Ceremonies for the five high schools will all be held at different times on Thursday, June 5. Click here for the times.  READ MORE...
Superintendent Surprises Teacher of the Year Winners
Posted on 05/30/2014
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kirk Lewis surprises four extraordinary teachers in their classrooms and announces the 2014 Pasadena ISD Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle, intermediate and high school. Click here to see the winners!  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Virtual School Opens Doors to 21st Century Learning
Posted on 05/28/2014
Pasadena ISD Virtual School Opens Doors to 21st Century Learning  READ MORE...
South Shaver Elementary Successfully Participates in Istation’s Item Response Theory; Receives Surprise Visit from Favorite Animated Characters
Posted on 05/28/2014
South Shaver Elementary students got a chance to see their favorite animated characters, Amelia Chameleon and Justin Time, come to life for a surprise assembly after students successfully participated in Istation’s Item Response Theory (IRT) study.  READ MORE...
Fifth Annual Seniors Helping Seniors Rebuilds Home Damaged by Hurricane Ike
Posted on 05/26/2014
Pasadena ISD partnered with Rebuilding Together Houston once again for the Seniors Helping Seniors initiative where high school seniors throughout the district roll up their sleeves and brave the blistering sun for home fix-up projects across Pasadena, South Houston and the South Belt area.  READ MORE...
Pasadena Community says Goodbye to Keller Middle School
Posted on 05/22/2014
The community is invited to say a final goodbye to the former Lonnie B. Keller Middle School facility Monday, May 26.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Hosts First Annual Road to Success Señorita Conference
Posted on 05/21/2014
KPRC TV's Jennifer Reyna empowers hundreds of young ladies throughout the district to explore different possibilities and follow their dreams at Pasadena ISD's Road to Success Conference.   READ MORE...
Pasadena South Rotary Honors High School Teachers of the Year
Posted on 05/20/2014
The Pasadena South Rotary recently honored outstanding high school teachers throughout the district at its annual Teacher of the Year Luncheon at the Silver Sycamore.   READ MORE...
Student Bookworms Test Knowledge of Literacy at Annual Name That Book Competition
Posted on 05/19/2014
Student bookworms across the district put their knowledge of classic and award-winning contemporary books to the test at the Fourth Annual Name That Book competition Saturday, May 17. Click here for all the winners.   READ MORE...
Spanish Parent Advisory Council hosting a Summer Safety and Family Activity meeting
Posted on 05/19/2014
Pasadena ISD Honors Longtime Employees, Retirees at 65th Annual Service Awards
Posted on 05/16/2014
Hundreds of Pasadena ISD Board of Trustees, staff and families came together to honor longtime employees and those retiring this year at the 65th Annual Service Award ceremony Thursday, May 16.  READ MORE...
San Jacinto Intermediate Student, Jackson Intermediate teacher selected for JASON National Argonaut Exploration in Bahamas
Posted on 05/16/2014
San Jacinto Intermediate eighth grader Helios Trevino and Jackson Intermediate eighth grade teacher Jessica McCoy, have been selected to participate in JASON Learning National Argonaut program in the Bahamas.  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD ACE Afterschool Displays Talent, Creativity at First Annual Expressions: Art of Afterschool Exhibit
Posted on 05/13/2014
Over 300 Pasadena ISD families, board members, administrators, staff and students packed into the Frank Braden Educational Center in the Carmen Orozco Professional Development Complex Thursday, May 8 to view masterpieces on display at the district’s first annual Expressions: Art of Afterschool event.  READ MORE...
State Rep. Ana Hernandez Inspires Sam Rayburn Students
Posted on 05/13/2014
State Rep. Ana Hernandez stopped by Sam Rayburn High to share an inspiring story about how her education helped her accomplish her life-long goals. The Rayburn High graduate, Class of ’95, is one of nine distinguished alums selected for the school’s new Hall of Honor.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Chess Championship
Posted on 05/09/2014
Pasadena ISD students participate in a quiet battle of the minds during the district's Fourth Annual Chess Championship at Beverly Hills Intermediate Thursday, May 1.   READ MORE...
Chevron Gears up to Help ‘Fuel Your School’ This Fall
Posted on 05/07/2014
Chevron’s Fuel Your School program is returning to Harris County K-12 public schools with $1,000,000 for eligible classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org.  READ MORE...
South Houston High Navy Junior ROTC Named Most Improved Unit
Posted on 05/06/2014
The South Houston High School Naval Junior ROTC program was recently named a “Most Improved Unit” for delivering a near flawless performance during their Annual Military Inspection and for their exemplary service to the community.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD to Host ‘Art of Afterschool’ May 8
Posted on 05/06/2014
The Pasadena ISD afterschool programs will be hosting Expressions: The Art of Afterschool Thursday, May 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.   READ MORE...
BASEBALL: Dobie Eliminated from Playoffs in 4-3 Loss to Channelview
Posted on 05/03/2014
Channelview’s Andy Montelongo lashed a single to left field in the bottom of the ninth inning to drive in the winning run in a 4-3 playoff victory for the Falcons over Dobie at Dawson High School.  READ MORE...
Jackson, Miller Intermediate Claim Top 10 Spots in State Academic Competition
Posted on 05/02/2014
Jackson and Miller Intermediate captured top 10 spots in this year’s State Academic Pentathlon competition.  READ MORE...
Voting Rights Lawsuit Upholds Pasadena ISD’s At-large Election Process
Posted on 05/02/2014
Pasadena ISD receives confirmation that the US District Court ruled in favor of the district’s at- large election process for the election of members of the Board of Trustees.   READ MORE...
TEA Waiver Restores Memorial Day as a Holiday for Students
Posted on 05/02/2014
Pasadena ISD has received approval from TEA to restore Monday, May 26, as a holiday for students. In addition, the district will provide professional development for staff on that day.  READ MORE...
Sam Rayburn High Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Inducts Nine in School’s New Hall of Honor
Posted on 04/30/2014
Sam Rayburn High alums, school district officials, family and friends gathered recently to celebrate the school’s 50th anniversary and the induction of the first group of alumni and former teachers selected for the school’s new Hall of Honor.   READ MORE...
Three Pasadena ISD Educators Honored at Together We Can Luncheon
Posted on 04/28/2014
Schneider Middle School fifth grade teacher Uche Nwoke, Dobie High School principal Franklin Moses and the district’s compliance monitoring director Joyce Boyd were named category winners at the Pasadena ISD “Together We Can” employee recognition luncheon Friday, April 25, at the Frank Braden Educational Carmen Orozco Professional Development Complex.  READ MORE...
BASEBALL: Crazy Play Propels Horns to Another Takedown of Pearland -- and District Crown
Posted on 04/26/2014
Dobie stunned state-ranked Pearland for the second time this season, rallying for a wild 6-4 victory on Friday in a showdown for the District 22-5A championship before a standing-room crowd at the Longhorns’ campus facility.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Board of Trustees Recognize Over 147 Students
Posted on 04/23/2014
Over 100 students throughout Pasadena ISD were honored in front of school district Board of Trustees, staff and parents at the board meeting Tuesday, April 23. Click here for all the photos!  READ MORE...
U.S. Coast Guard Sponsors Pasadena ISD First Grade Sea Partners Earth Day Challenge 2014
Posted on 04/23/2014
In recognition of Earth Day 2014, all first grade classes throughout Pasadena ISD participated in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Sea Partners Help Sammy the Sea Otter Keep Our Waters Clean educational outreach program.  READ MORE...
SOFTBALL: Garcia, Garivey Lead Lady Mavs Past Dobie for Last Playoff Spot
Posted on 04/20/2014
Memorial’s softball team cashed in a four-hit pitching performance by Nika Garcia and a two-run single in the sixth inning by Toni Garivey for a 2-1 victory over Dobie Saturday night that earned the Lady Mavericks the fourth and final state playoff berth from District 22-5A.  READ MORE...
Sam Rayburn High to Celebrate First 50 Years on April 26
Posted on 04/18/2014
Sam Rayburn High’s community of alumni, current students and administrators will celebrate the school’s 50th anniversary with an open house on Saturday, April 26.  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Seeks Public Comment About Title Funds
Posted on 04/18/2014
New Library: Education Foundation Grant Funds New Chapter in Reading Program at Community School
Posted on 04/17/2014
Local leaders, school officials and staff held a grand-opening ceremony April 16 to welcome a new library and begin a new chapter in the reading program at the school.   READ MORE...
Pasadena Loses A Sports Legend; Bill Henry Dead at 86
Posted on 04/16/2014
Bill Henry, who starred on Pasadena High’s state championship basketball team in 1946 before embarking on a 16-year career as a major-league pitcher, passed away last Friday in Round Rock.  READ MORE...
SHHS Alumni Funds Help Deliver Cargo Trailer for Trojan Band
Posted on 04/15/2014
Thanks to a major contribution from the South Houston High School Alumni Association – and the generosity and hard work of others – the Mighty Trojan Band now owns a big-rig cargo trailer, freshly painted and decorated on both sides with a towering image of Hector the Trojan.  READ MORE...
Hundreds Attend Athletics Hall of Fame Museum Dedication, Induction Banquet
Posted on 04/14/2014
A contingent of past and present Pasadena ISD sports standouts “broke the tape” Saturday on a museum to preserve the legacy of district athletic achievements for future generations. The Pasadena ISD’s Athletics Hall of Fame Museum opened to the public as part of the Hall of Fame’s Third Annual Induction Banquet at Phillips Field House.  READ MORE...
TENNIS: Dobie Squads Take Both District Titles
Posted on 04/14/2014
Pasadena ISD Honors Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Calvin Powitzky, Jr.
Posted on 04/14/2014
Hundreds of family, friends and local dignitaries took a stroll down memory lane as the Pasadena ISD Board of Trustees officially honored Calvin Powitzky, Jr., an architect and Pasadena High School 1964 graduate, as the district’s 2014 Distinguished Alumnus.  READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Chasing History, Eagles Fall Just Short in Region Title Game
Posted on 04/13/2014
The Eagles fell to playoff-wise Fort Bend Clements 2-1 in the Region III championship game at Abshier Stadium. Pasadena finished the season with a 17-4-3 record.  READ MORE...
BOYS / GIRLS SOCCER: Schedules / Standings / Results
Posted on 04/13/2014
Schedules and final results for the 2014 Pasadena ISD soccer season.  READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Eagles Whip Cy-Springs, Eye Region Title on Saturday
Posted on 04/12/2014
Oscar Cabello swooped in for a late goal on Friday night, propelling Pasadena to a 1-0 victory over Cypress Springs and the school’s first-ever berth in a regional boys soccer championship game.  READ MORE...
Museum Grand Opening to Top Off Tonight's Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet
Posted on 04/12/2014
The Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame Museum ranks as a first-of-its-kind attraction to honor one-of-a-kind athletes. The new facility will open to the public on Saturday night at the conclusion of the Hall of Fame’s third annual induction banquet at Phillips Field House.  READ MORE...
Sam Rayburn High School: The Spirit of Giving Transcends Across Continents
Posted on 04/11/2014
Sam Rayburn High School students band together to donate clothes to children in Africa.   READ MORE...
Mayor's Art Scholarships
Posted on 04/11/2014
Pasadena Students Awarded 3 of 6 total Art Scholarships From Houston Mayor's Office  READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Eagles Erupt in OT to Oust Mavs, Reach Region Semifinals
Posted on 04/09/2014
Pasadena's Dante Gonzales broke up a scoreless tie with a quick nod of his head Tuesday night, supplying the decisive goal in a 2-0 overtime victory that eliminated Memorial in the Region III boys quarter-finals.  READ MORE...
Sam Rayburn High to Induct Nine in School's New Hall of Honor
Posted on 04/09/2014
Carter Lomax, the man who opened the doors to Sam Rayburn High School a half-century ago, has been selected for induction -- along with six alumni and two other former educators -- in the school’s new Hall of Honor.  READ MORE...
Cupcake Wars 2014: Afterschool Competition Looks to Improve Parent Involvement
Posted on 04/07/2014
Hosted by the ACE team, over 200 students and parents teamed up to design Dr.Seuss-themed cupcakes during the district's first annual Cupcake Wars.The goal of the event was to increase parent involvement at school and at home.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Fine Arts Program: Seven Student Poems Showcased at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Posted on 04/06/2014
Pasadena ISD Fine Arts program is celebrating another win after seven students were selected by the Houston Symphony to have their Haiku poems on display at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.  READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Mavs, Eagles Advance to Quarter-Finals Showdown on Tuesday
Posted on 04/05/2014
Memorial advanced to the Region III quarter-finals for the first time in the school’s 10-year history with a 1-0 victory over Fort Bend Austin on Friday. Pasadena also advanced to the quarter-finals by beating Clear Lake 2-1.  READ MORE...
BASEBALL: Paredes, Horns Shut Down Pearland, State's No. 1 Team
Posted on 04/02/2014
Dobie seized control of the District 22-5A baseball race in startling fashion on Tuesday night, shutting down Pearland -- the state’s top-ranked team -- 4-1, on the strength of a complete-game two-hitter by sophomore Jesse Paredes.  READ MORE...
Training the Next Generation of Lifesavers: Pasadena High School CPR, First Aid Lessons Prep Freshmen for Life’s Unexpected Events
Posted on 04/01/2014
The Pasadena High School Sports Medicine Department teamed up with district athletic trainers, along with several local organizations to provide over 700 PHS freshmen with CPR and AED training  READ MORE...
Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet Sold Out Again
Posted on 04/01/2014
The Third Annual Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, featuring the grand opening of the school district’s Hall of Fame museum, is now a sellout, organizers announced on Tuesday.  READ MORE...
STAAR Testing Begins Monday, March 31
Posted on 03/30/2014
Pasadena ISD students in grades 3 through 12 will embark on a new generation of standardized student testing beginning Monday, March 31.  READ MORE...
Eagles' Morgado, Texans' Perales Named Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipients
Posted on 03/29/2014
Pasadena High distance runner Emely Morgado and Sam Rayburn High football player Jose Perales have been named the recipients of scholarship awards from the Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame.  READ MORE...
SOCCER: Memorial, Pasadena Boys Survive Playoff Openers
Posted on 03/29/2014
Stalled only by a two-hour lightning delay, the Pasadena boys team decked Port Arthur Memorial 4-0 at Baytown’s Stallworth Stadium on Friday night to close out the first round of state playoffs games for Pasadena ISD teams.  READ MORE...
Tegeler Career Center Empowers Students to Excel in School
Posted on 03/24/2014
Hosted by Tegeler Career Center, students participated in an action-packed empowerment event to help students build confidence, self-esteem and encourage excellence in school.   READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Co-Titles Enable Both Texans, Mavs to Make History
Posted on 03/23/2014
The boys soccer teams from Sam Rayburn and Memorial both claimed first-ever district championships on Saturday, the result of a final-game tie between the Texans and Pasadena Eagles and a subsequent shootout victory for Sam Rayburn.  READ MORE...
Fruits and Veggies to the Rescue! The Child Nutrition Department Announces Winners of the Superhero Fruit & Veggie Contest
Posted on 03/19/2014
The results are in! Click here for a complete list of the district's Superhero Fruit and Veggie Contest winners.  READ MORE...
SOCCER: Garza's Twin Kicks Cap Big Night for Texans, Pasadena ISD Teams
Posted on 03/08/2014
The record will show that Sam Rayburn’s boys soccer team posted a 5-4 shootout victory over Memorial on Friday night in a crucial District 22-5A contest that had stalled out as a 2-2 tie. But don’t blame the Texans’ Alexis Garza for forever recalling the shootout score as 6-4.  READ MORE...
BOYS BASKETBALL: Trojans' Dyer Named to Gulf All-Star Squad
Posted on 03/07/2014
South Houston High guard Elton Dyer has been named to the Texas All-Stars squad for the Battle for the Gulf basketball game set for March 22.  READ MORE...
Vote for Your Favorite Bayou City Arts Festival Finalist
Posted on 03/07/2014
Your vote below will decide the top three winners of the Art Colony Association Middle School Art Competition.  READ MORE...
$25,000 Comcast Internet Grant Connects Pasadena ISD to Online Learning Opportunities
Posted on 03/06/2014
Comcast awarded $25,000 in grants to community partners in Pasadena to launch an Internet Essentials Learning Zone on behalf of Pasadena ISD.   READ MORE...
Two Fine Arts Students Advance to Finals in 3D Art Contest
Posted on 03/06/2014
Congratulations to Tram Le and Jairo Cordova for advancing to the Grand Prix judging in 2D and 3D art.   READ MORE...
Fifth Annual Seniors Helping Seniors Set for May 23
Posted on 03/05/2014
Pasadena ISD is once again partnering with Rebuilding Together Houston for the fifth annual Seniors Helping Seniors event set for May 23, 2014.  READ MORE...
'Always a Longhorn,' Flores Tells Dobie Hall of Honor Celebrants
Posted on 03/01/2014
ESPN sports anchor Robert Flores routinely wiped away tears and as he addressed an audience of some 400 who turned out in the Dobie auditorium for the Longhorns’ second annual Hall of Honor induction celebration on Friday night.  READ MORE...
PASADENA ISD BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Results and Photo Gallery
Posted on 03/01/2014
Results and photos from the Pasadena ISD Baseball Tournament, Feb. 27-March 1.  READ MORE...
Calvin Powitzky Named Pasadena ISD’s Distinguished Alumnus for 2014
Posted on 02/28/2014
On April 10, the public is invited to join Pasadena High School alumni, district administrators and Board of Trustees as Pasadena ISD honors Powitzky, the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. The reception will be at the Carmen Orozco Professional Development Center in the Frank Braden Complex, located at 1832 E. Sam Houston Pkwy in Pasadena.  READ MORE...
Progress Report: Excitement Builds as Completion Draws Near on new Career and Technical High School
Posted on 02/28/2014
Construction is underway on the Career & Technical High School, Pasadena ISD's first campus to focus exclusively on a career and technical education. The school is on track to be completed in August 2014.   READ MORE...
Dobie Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony Tonight
Posted on 02/27/2014
Three “fallen heroes” from three different branches of public service, five other esteemed Dobie High School graduates and a beloved former coach make up the nine honorees set for induction in the Dobie Hall of Honor tonight at the school.  READ MORE...
SOFTBALL: Lady Longhorns Race By Trojans to Open District
Posted on 02/26/2014
Dobie’s softball team laid low for two innings before erupting for a dozen runs in the third and cruising to a 20-0 victory over South Houston on Tuesday, the first day of league play in District 22-5A.  READ MORE...
Astros Great Larry Dierker to Emcee Sports Hall of Fame's Gala Opening
Posted on 02/21/2014
Larry Dierker, the kid pitcher from California who would go on to become the most enduring personality in Astros history, will serve as emcee for the Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame’s induction banquet and grand opening on April 12.  READ MORE...
March 26 Deadline Set for Athletics Hall of Fame Scholarships
Posted on 02/19/2014
Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships to be awarded by the Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame at the 2014 Induction Banquet on April 12.  READ MORE...
BOYS BASKETBALL: Dyer Flies High, But Trojans Dealt Playoff Tumble
Posted on 02/19/2014
The acrobatics of South Houston senior Elton Dyer wasn't enough to prevent Port Arthur Memorial from rallying for a 51-48 victory in the first round of the boys basketball playoffs at East Chambers High School.  READ MORE...
BOYS / GIRLS BASKETBALL: Schedules / Results / Playoff Pairings
Posted on 02/18/2014
Schedules for the five Pasadena ISD boys and girls basketball teams plus updated standings.  READ MORE...
Eight Fine Arts Students to Showcase Talent at All-State Conference
Posted on 02/13/2014
A total of eight students from across the district will be performing at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference in San Antonio this February.   READ MORE...
BOYS BASKETBALL: Texans Claim Playoff Berth Showdown with Eagles
Posted on 02/12/2014
Sam Rayburn sophomore Stephen Alaniz scored a game-high 21 points and teamed with senior Michael Cutler to lead the Texans to a 61-56 victory over Pasadena Tuesday night in a showdown for the final playoff spot in District 22-5A.  READ MORE...
Pasadena High School JROTC Receives Recognition, Proclamation from the City of Pasadena
Posted on 02/10/2014
February 10th marks an important milestone in Pasadena High School history. On this date, Mayor Johnny Isbell presented the PHS JROTC with a Proclamation from the City of Pasadena for their community service efforts, declaring Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 PHS Marine Corps JROTC Day.  READ MORE...
District Announces Make-Up Days for January Closings
Posted on 02/07/2014
Pasadena ISD officials have announced make-up days due to weather conditions earlier last month. To restore instructional time for students, schools will now be open Friday, April 18 and Monday, May 26.  READ MORE...
SIGNING DAY: UH, SMU Among College Picks of Pasadena ISD Athletes
Posted on 02/06/2014
A list of letter of intent signees from Pasadena ISD high schools.  READ MORE...
International Guests Explore Verizon Innovative Learning Program at San Jacinto Intermediate
Posted on 02/05/2014
San Jacinto Intermediate School welcomes eight educators from France, Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland engaged in Verizon Foundation-supported education programs.  READ MORE...
ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME:Tickets Go on Sale Monday; Table Sponsorships Available
Posted on 02/05/2014
Tickets will go on sale Monday (Feb. 10) for the third annual Pasadena ISD Athletics Hall of Fame Induction banquet, set for April 12 at Phillips Field House. The banquet will also feature the ribbon-cutting for the 3,000-square-foot Hall of Fame facility.  READ MORE...
NASA Launches South Houston High School Science Experiment into Space
Posted on 02/04/2014
NASA sends a South Houston High School experiment into space for testing by astronauts at the International Space Station.   READ MORE...
McDonald's Tournament Produces Hefty Check for Classroom Teachers
Posted on 02/03/2014
Chairman of the Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament Ben Meador handed out two hefty checks to the Pasadena and Deer Park Education Foundations on Thursday night representing the proceeds from November’s televised tournament.   READ MORE...
UIL REALIGNMENT: Pasadena ISD Assigned to Nine-School District 22-6A
Posted on 02/03/2014
Football and basketball teams at the Pasadena ISD's five high schools have been assigned to a newly classified District 22-6A along with four other teams: Pearland, Alvin, Manvel and Pearland Dawson.  READ MORE...
SWIMMING / DIVING: Dobie Tops Among Pasadena Schools at 22-5A Meet
Posted on 02/03/2014
Results of Pasadena teams at the 2014 District 22-5A swimming and diving competition.  READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Eagles Blank Pearland to Open District Play
Posted on 02/01/2014
Pasadena’s boys soccer team, fresh off a title in the Pasadena Cup tournament, kicked off District 22-5A play on Friday with a 2-0 victory over Pearland at Veterans Memorial Stadium.  READ MORE...
New Record of 21 Students to Display Work at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Posted on 01/31/2014
Pasadena ISD Fine Arts programs produced another record-breaking win earlier this month when Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials selected 21 student artists to showcase their artwork at this year’s rodeo.  READ MORE...
BOYS BASKETBALL: Trojans Drop Texans, Close In on Playoffs
Posted on 01/30/2014
Elton Dyer, set to sign a football letter of intent next week with the University of Houston, scored 19 on the basketball court Wednesday night to lead South Houston to a 66-56 payback victory over Sam Rayburn that pushed the Trojans a step closer to nailing down the No. 3 playoff spot in District 22-5A.  READ MORE...
Six New Sports Hall Inductees Named; Ribbon-Cutting, Banquet Set for April 12
Posted on 01/29/2014
The name of Weldon “Stoney” Phillips, considered by many the architect of athletics in the Pasadena ISD, will be enshrined this spring during the grand opening of a facility even Phillips couldn’t have envisioned.   READ MORE...
SHHS Alumni Launch 'I'M4SOHO' February Fund Drive
Posted on 01/28/2014
The South Houston High School Alumni Association has announced its first general fund-raising drive -- a month-long, on-line donation initiative called “I’M4SOHO.” The drive began this week and continue through the month of February.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Kicks off Healthy Living Series with Family Fitness Fun Event
Posted on 01/22/2014
The community gathers for an action-packed evening of fitness and learning at Pasadena ISD’s Family Fitness Fun event.   READ MORE...
Nominations Now Being Accepted for District's 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Posted on 01/21/2014
Click here to submit your online nomination form for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 7, 2014.  READ MORE...
Two Rayburn Art Students Take Top Spots at Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
Posted on 01/20/2014
Rayburn’s Tania Lara and Denisse Molina competed earlier this week against over 280 students throughout the state in the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Art Contest.  READ MORE...
BOYS SOCCER: Eagles Impressive in Pasadena Cup Conquest
Posted on 01/20/2014
The high-flying Eagles provided a companion for their 2012 Pasadena Cup trophy in a 1-1 tie capped by a 5-4 shootout victory over Mayde Creek Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium.   READ MORE...
South Houston High Production of Fiddler on the Roof Set for Jan. 23-24
Posted on 01/17/2014
The South Houston High School production of Fiddler on the Roof is still on for 7pm on Jan. 24. Tickets are $7 at the door.  READ MORE...
Three Fallen Heroes Among Nine Picked for Dobie Hall of Honor
Posted on 01/15/2014
Three “fallen heroes” from three different branches of public service are among eight Dobie High School graduates and a beloved former coach selected for induction into the school’s Hall of Honor next month.An induction ceremony has been set for Feb. 28 at the school.  READ MORE...
First Annual First Annual Community Partners Forum Connects Parents to Area Agencies
Posted on 01/15/2014
Pasadena ISD administrators and staff team up with representatives from over 40 local human service and health agencies for the First Annual Community Partners Forum at the Orozco Center.  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Thanks School Board for Lending a Hand, Giving a Heart to Students
Posted on 01/13/2014
January is School Board Recognition Month and Pasadena ISD is joining districts across the nation to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools.  READ MORE...
Aggie Pals Put Red Bluff Students on Path to College
Posted on 01/13/2014
It was a special day for Red Bluff Elementary students as they finally met face-to-face with their Aggie Pen Pals.  READ MORE...
Cowart Named Pasadena ISD Distinguished Citizen for 2013
Posted on 01/13/2014
Director of the Pasadena Kiwanis Club and Founding Donor of the Pasadena ISD Education Foundation, Melvin (Mel) Cowart has been selected to receive the Pasadena ISD's Distinguished Citizen award for 2013  READ MORE...
Thompson Intermediate Named Finalist for Excellence in Urban Education Award
Posted on 01/10/2014
Thompson Intermediate has been named one of sixteen finalists for the National Center for Urban School Transformation Excellence in Urban Education Award.  READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Seeking Community Input for Instructional Calendar
Posted on 01/09/2014
The Board of Trustees will vote on the 2014-15 calendar in the near future. Let us know your opinion. Do you like the proposed calendar? Please send your comments to pisdfeedback@gmail.com.   READ MORE...
PROGRESS REPORT: Construction Nears Completion for New State-of-the-Art Career & Technical High School
Posted on 01/07/2014
As the August 2014 deadline approaches, Career & Technical High School officials are optimistic about finishing construction in time for students to begin classes in the fall.  READ MORE...
Gallery Furniture Grants Christmas Wish with Furniture Giveaway for Dobie Family
Posted on 12/19/2013
In the spirit of giving, Gallery Furniture Houston partnered with Pasadena ISD to surprise one Dobie High School family with a truckload of furniture on Tuesday, Dec. 17.  READ MORE...
Prize Parade Provides Classroom Funds for Teachers
Posted on 12/17/2013
Education Foundation members paraded down the halls of campuses across the district on Tuesday, surprising teachers with mini grants for their classrooms.  READ MORE...
Mrs. Claus Pays a Special Visit to Frazier Elementary
Posted on 12/16/2013
Mrs. Claus found time to drop by Frazier Elementary recently to spread holiday cheer to students.  READ MORE...
Kids Charity Donates 200 Coats to Pasadena ISD Students for the Season of Giving
Posted on 12/13/2013
Christmas came early for Kruse Elementary, De Zavala Middle, Jackson Intermediate and Pasadena High School students after some of Santa’s helpers from The Kids Charity delivered a truckload of winter coats on Thursday, Dec. 5.  READ MORE...
See To Succeed Program Gives Sight to Students
Posted on 12/12/2013
Earlier this month, thousands of students across the district were able to receive free comprehensive eye exams and corrective lenses at San Jacinto College thanks to the district's partnership with See to Succeed.  READ MORE...
VIDEO: Partnership With Marek Brothers Helps LP Card Construction Students Nail Assignment
Posted on 12/03/2013
Marek Brothers Systems hosted the second annual sheetrock clinic at the LP Card Center to provide students with hands-on training and inform them about career opportunities available in the construction industry.  READ MORE...
FRAZIER ES: Students Meet Their Favorite Biographical Characters for Genres of Literature Night
Posted on 12/02/2013
Frazier students and parents dress up in their favorite pajamas during Genres of Literature Night at Frazier Elementary on Tuesday, November 19th.   READ MORE...
TEXAS INVITATIONAL: Duncanville Girls Make It Three Straight; DeSoto Boys Win in Rout
Posted on 11/25/2013
The word “Pantherette” officially became part of the Pasadena lexicon on Saturday. But the letter to remember when it comes to the McDonald’s Invitational Basketball Tournament is “D” -- as in "Duncanville." As in "DeSoto."  READ MORE...
Transition Fair Helps Students, Families Prepare for Life after High School
Posted on 11/22/2013
Hundreds of families receiving special education services pack into the hallways of Rayburn High School for Pasadena ISD's annual Transition Fair. Families connected with local agencies and programs to learn about resources available for students to prepare them for life after high school.  READ MORE...
TEXAS INVITATIONAL: Stage Set for Duncanville Girls Dynasty, Top High School Talent
Posted on 11/21/2013
The Duncanville girls bring back-to-back championships and a 10-game Texas Invitational winning streak into this year’s three-day, 80-team basketball extravaganza, which begins Thursday at 10 venues across the Pasadena and Deer Park school districts.  READ MORE...
SHHS Alumni Compile Memory Log of JFK Assassination
Posted on 11/18/2013
Gardens Elementary Named Winner of Crayola's School Grant Contest
Posted on 11/15/2013
Gardens Elementary Principal Celia Fleischman is one of 20 elementary and middle school principals from across the nation to be selected by Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) to receive a “Champion Creatively Alive Children” school grant.   READ MORE...
Turner Students Have a Wii Bit of Fun Thanks to $3K Grant from the Oliver Foundation
Posted on 11/14/2013
Two Fine Arts Programs to Receive Funding from Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
Posted on 11/13/2013
The holiday season just may sound a little sweeter come this winter when the DeZavala band and Shaw Middle School orchestra classes get their hands on a set of new instruments courtesy of the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation grant.  READ MORE...
With An Eye on Anniversary, Sam Rayburn Grads Launch Alumni Association
Posted on 11/12/2013
Sam Rayburn High’s new alumni association hit the ground running last week with the selection of an executive council and a meeting with Principal Robert Stock, who offered proposals for partnership projects with the group.  READ MORE...
VIDEO: Jackson Intemediate Students Put Science in Action with Jason Learning
Posted on 11/11/2013
Founded in 1989 by Dr. Robert D. Ballard, the mission of JASON is to inspire and educate kids everywhere through real science and exploration.  READ MORE...
Superintendent to Launch New Book with Signing at Barnes & Noble
Posted on 11/08/2013
Pasadena ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kirk Lewis is hosting a book signing event at Barnes and Noble in Pasadena on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 1-3 p.m. to launch his new book entitled “Put Away Childish Things.”   READ MORE...
Texas Invitational Adds Pasadena-Deer Park Alumni Game to Lineup
Posted on 11/08/2013
Forty-four former heroes of the Ship Channel hardwoods will take to the court again on Nov. 23 in the first Deer Park ISD-Pasadena ISD Alumni Challenge, a feature of this year’s McDonald’s Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament.  READ MORE...
District Named to College Board's 4th Annual AP District Honor Roll
Posted on 11/06/2013
A little pep, a little rally and a whole lot of cheer spread throughout Pasadena ISD schools on Wednesday, as it celebrated being one of only 14 Texas school districts, and 477 districts in the U.S. and Canada, to be named to the College Board’s 4th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for 2013.   READ MORE...
Pasadena ISD Leaders Talk Education at Raise Your Hand Texas Luncheon
Posted on 11/04/2013
Raise Your Hand Texas (RYHT), a non-profit educational advocacy organization, hosted a luncheon at the Frank Braden Education Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30 to discuss major initiatives and legislation impacting Texas public schools.   READ MORE...
PHS Opens Doors to Alumni at Homecoming This Friday
Posted on 10/24/2013
Pasadena High School, the Pasadena ISD’s oldest, will open its doors to alumni again on Friday in observance of the school’s homecoming celebration.  READ MORE...
Pasadena Early College Receives $200,000 grant from TG
Posted on 10/23/2013
Pasadena ISD received a $200,000 grant on Tuesday from TG to assist with the college promotion efforts at Pasadena Early College High School. Funding from the grant will be used to support a summer acceleration program, and provide need-based aid to students for tuition costs.  READ MORE...
Path to College Neighborhood Walk Connects Schools with Communities
Posted on 10/16/2013
Pasadena ISD administrators, faculty, staff and volunteers visited homes of De Zavala Middle and Jackson Intermediate students during the first annual Path to College walk on Saturday, Oct. 12.  READ MORE...
SHHS Inducts 20 Into New Teacher Hall of Honor
Posted on 10/08/2013
Twenty former South Houston High School educators -- among them 99-year-old Margaret Lodge, the school’s first librarian – were formally inducted into the new South Houston Teacher Hall of Honor on Oct. 1 during a dedication ceremony that brought around 400 family, friends, colleagues and former students to campus.  READ MORE...
Texans to Honor First Football Team as 50th Anniversary Warmup
Posted on 10/08/2013
Homecoming has come and gone this fall at Sam Rayburn High. But this Saturday, when Sam Rayburn plays South Houston for the 50th time, the Texans will be trumpeting an even bigger event – the school’s golden anniversary.  READ MORE...
Former Schneider Student Recognized Nationally, Statewide for Most Books Read
Posted on 10/02/2013
Former Rick Schneider Middle School student Enrique Rodriguez won second place nationally for the most books read by a middle school student during myON's second annual Summer SuperHero reading program. He was the only student in Texas to capture one of the top spots.   READ MORE...
Teacher Hall of Honor Unveiling Launches SHHS Homecoming Week
Posted on 09/25/2013
For the first time in the school’s 56-year history, homecoming activities at South Houston High School will have real meaning for those who taught there. The Trojans’ 2013 festivities begin on Tuesday with the induction of the first 20 teachers selected for the Distinguished Faculty and Staff portion of the school’s Hall of Honor.  READ MORE...
FFA Students Rack Up $135,050 at Rodeo Live Auction
Posted on 09/20/2013
Pasadena ISD FFA students rang up a total of $135,050 in auction receipts for this year’s Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo live auction on Thursday.   READ MORE...
Nominations Sought for Pasadena ISD's Distinguished Citizen
Posted on 09/13/2013
Nominations are now being accepted for the Pasadena ISD's Distinguished Citizen Award for 2013. Deadline to turn in nominations is September 27.   READ MORE...
San Jacinto Intermediate Receives $50,000 Grant from Verizon
Posted on 09/09/2013
San Jacinto Intermediate earned bragging rights on Friday as it officially became one of only 12 schools in the country to take part in a new technology initiative.  READ MORE...
Gold Club Card Offering Free Admission to District Events
Posted on 09/05/2013
Pasadena ISD taxpayers over the age of 60 are now eligible to receive a free Gold Club Card for district events throughout the year.   READ MORE...
District Receives Gold Leadership Circle Award for Financial Transparency
Posted on 08/28/2013
For the fourth year in a row, the Pasadena ISD has been awarded the Gold Leadership Circle Award for budget transparency by the Texas State Comptroller's office.  READ MORE...
Photo Album: First Day of School
Posted on 08/27/2013
The Pasadena ISD officially welcomed students back on Tuesday Aug. 27. View the first day photos here.   READ MORE...
Photo Album: Freshmen First Day of School
Posted on 08/26/2013
Monday marked the first day of school for freshmen students across the district. View the first day photo album here  READ MORE...
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Three Alums From Seventies Named to SHHS Hall of Honor
Posted on 08/05/2013
Two acclaimed members of the medical community and a celebrated New York City pop artist – all South Houston High School graduates from the 1970s -- have been selected for induction in the school’s Alumni Hall of Honor.  READ MORE...
Ten Community Volunteers Honored by School Board
Posted on 06/26/2013
Four community volunteers with more than 50 years of combined service in Pasadena ISD schools were honored Tuesday night as district Adult Volunteers of the Year.  READ MORE...
Board Approves Higher Pay Hike, Year-End Bonus for Employees
Posted on 06/18/2013
All Pasadena ISD employees will receive a higher-than-anticipated 3.5 percent salary increase for the 2013-2014 school year -- as well as a one percent pay bonus in December  READ MORE...
20 Educators Picked for SHHS's First Teacher Hall of Honor Induction
Posted on 06/17/2013
Twenty former South Houston High School teachers -- including the school's first band director, first head football coach and first librarian -- have been chosen for induction in a new portion of the South Houston Hall of Honor to be dedicated to distinguished faculty and staff.  READ MORE...
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Beverly Hills Intermediate Named Texas 'School to Watch'
Beverly Hills Intermediate is among only 12 exemplary middle schools in Texas to be named “Schools to Watch” by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform.   READ MORE...
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Savell, Sledge, McNabb Named to SHHS Teacher Hall of Honor
Posted on 07/30/2014
Tennis coach Eloise Savell, English teacher June Sledge and biology teacher Debbie McNabb will be honored during induction ceremonies during South Houston’s Homecoming Week festivities in October. Savell and Sledge will be honored posthumously.   READ MORE... about Savell, Sledge, McNabb Named to SHHS Teacher Hall of Honor
Local Petrochemical Company Reps ‘Amazed’ by New Pasadena ISD Career and Technical High School
Posted on 07/28/2014
Albemarle Catalysts Company employees present check for $26,000 and tour new Career and Technical High School.  READ MORE... about Local Petrochemical Company Reps ‘Amazed’ by New Pasadena ISD Career and Technical High School
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Keim, Friend and Caretaker to District Education Icon, Named Recipient of SHHS Alumni Spirit Award
Posted on 07/17/2014
Dennis Keim doesn't remember much about his days as a student library aide at South Houston High School more than four decades ago – except for the grace and Southern charm of the school’s head librarian, Margaret Rose Lodge.  READ MORE... about Keim, Friend and Caretaker to District Education Icon, Named Recipient of SHHS Alumni Spirit Award
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Beverly Hills Intermediate Presents at National Conference
Posted on 07/07/2014
Beverly Hills Intermediate was honored and selected to give a presentation at the annual National Schools to Watch Conference in Washington, D.C. Get the Story here!  READ MORE... about Beverly Hills Intermediate Presents at National Conference
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Pasadena ISD Honors Outstanding Volunteers of the Year
Posted on 07/07/2014
Pasadena ISD Board of Trustees announce the 2014 Volunteers of the Year. Get the story here!  READ MORE... about Pasadena ISD Honors Outstanding Volunteers of the Year
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Savala Sworn in as New Member on Pasadena ISD School Board
Posted on 06/26/2014
Everado “Larry” Savala was sworn in as the newest board member for the district, filling a spot vacated by Jerry Ross Speer, who resigned after serving on the board for 14 years.  READ MORE... about Savala Sworn in as New Member on Pasadena ISD School Board
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Lacamu, Stallings Named Principals of the Year
Posted on 06/25/2014
Angela Stallings and Jill Lacamu have been named the 2014 Pasadena ISD Principals of the Year and were recognized at a Region 4 ceremony in Houston.   READ MORE... about Lacamu, Stallings Named Principals of the Year
Video: Heidi Butcher Takes Exploratory Trip to New Zealand to Watch Whales in the Wild
Posted on 06/19/2014
Heidi Butcher, a secondary biology teacher at Sam Rayburn High School, traded the scorching Texas heat to take a trip below the equator and study marine life in Kaikoura, New Zealand.  READ MORE... about Video: Heidi Butcher Takes Exploratory Trip to New Zealand to Watch Whales in the Wild
Pasadena ISD Wins Top State Award for Financial Transparency
Posted on 06/19/2014
Pasadena ISD has earned A+ status in a state-level award. The district was recognized as a recipient of the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle Platinum award, the highest possible level of distinction.  READ MORE... about Pasadena ISD Wins Top State Award for Financial Transparency
Pearl Hall Elementary Teacher Jami Lupold Selected as Quarterfinalist for Grammy Music Educator Award
Posted on 06/17/2014
Pearl Hall Elementary music teacher Jami Lupold is among the top music professionals in the country in the running for the 2015 Music Educators Award, presented during Grammy Awards Week 2015.   READ MORE... about Pearl Hall Elementary Teacher Jami Lupold Selected as Quarterfinalist for Grammy Music Educator Award