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The Art Spot: Jack Yates High School students present “Colors of Life” and “Inner Beauty”  CW39 Houston

Each week, we feature the artwork from students across the Houston area on our wall of student artwork, The Art Spot. This week, we're continuing to show you ...



Extra security in place at Yates High School after former student killed  KHOU.com

Houston ISD cancelled after-school activities and added extra security around Yates High School after a former student died in a shooting. The 18-year-old ...



Students at new Jack Yates High School head back to class in style  KPRC Click2Houston

A DJ playing some music, alumni welcoming students, hugs and smiles all around: it was the entrance to the new Jack Yates High School in Third Ward on the ...



Yates wants to add a fifth title and celebrate on the court  Houston Chronicle

Lions' most- recent titles game via forfeit but this year's team is ready to add to school's legacy.



Navasota; Stafford the headliners in District 12-4A-DI  VYPE

THE DISTRICT 12-4A-DI PREDICTIONS. The Rankings. Navasota. Stafford. Wheatley. Furr. North Forest. Jack Yates. Worthing. CLICK READ MORE to Read ...



Yates High School homegrown seniors keeping Lions tradition alive  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Despite growing pains, Yates High School head football coach Michael Watkins has turned around the Lions in only three seasons.



Documents allege how testing center, accomplices helped students cheat on exam  Houston Chronicle

The two Houston residents charged in the nationwide college admissions and bribery scam ran a testing center at Jack Yates High School that allegedly helped ...



Yates knocks off Silsbee, advances to state tourney  Houston Chronicle

HUNTSVILLE - Yates didn't allow foul trouble to end its season this time. Instead, the Lions overcame it to halt a dynasty.



Houston teen ‘bleeding from the ear’ after attack outside Yates High  Chron

A Houston man is accused of choke-slamming a 14-year-old boy Monday morning outside Yates High School in southeast Houston all because the teenager ...



Class Acts: Senior Zack Steward marching to the beat of his own drum— and it’s a rhythm of positivity!  CW39 Houston

We're heading to Jack Yates High School for our next 'Class Acts' student. Zack Steward is popular among his peers, wants to continue his band career in ...



WATCH: A Brief History: The Original Jack Yates Colored High  Houston Public Media

The structure of one of Houston's oldest educational buildings still stands in the Third Ward. What is now Baylor College of Medicine Academy at James D. Ryan ...



Yates celebrates glory days by retiring Joe Young's number  Houston Chronicle

Near the caged prop lion in front of Yates High School is a sign anyone connected with "Third Ward High" is proud of. All attention is drawn to the words ...



Yates High School principal announces resignation | abc13.com  KTRK-TV

Yates Principal Donetrus Hill said on Friday in a statement that he will leave his position in June. Hill didn't say why he's leaving, only that he's pursuing other ...



Suspects in fatal shooting of Lamar HS student planned killing over social media, prosecutor says  Houston Chronicle

Two men accused in what authorities believe was the gang-related slaying of a Lamar High School student had messaged each other on social media in ...



Where’s Maggie? Grab a date! It’s Project Prom at Milby High School  CW39 Houston

Experiencing your first kiss, getting behind the wheel for the first time and the perfect prom night— it's the short list of American teen dreams! Right now, across ...



Local HS students go viral with ’80s movie remake set to Weezer’s ‘Take On Me’ in honor of teacher’s late son  CW39 Houston

Students at a high school in Cypress got the ultimate class project! They got a chance to create a cool video using alternative rock band Weezer's cover of "Take ...



More than 300 HISD students compete in robotics tournament at Worthing High School  CW39 Houston

A group of local high school students helped younger kids learn a little bit about being human over the weekend— and they did it through robots! Houston ISD's ...



The College Admissions Bribery Scandal Has Some Texas Connections  Texas Monthly

UT-Austin's tennis coach and an exam administrator in Houston are facing federal charges.



Houston Paul Mitchell students to hold ‘Glam Rock’ fashion show benefiting 8 charities this weekend  CW39 Houston

Paul Mitchell the School Houston is a beautiful and fashionable stepping stone for students wanting to pursue a career in the beauty and fashion industry.



Second Houston teen faces murder charges in gang shooting of Lamar High student  Chron

An 18-year-old is the second person to be charged with murder in the shooting death last November of a Lamar High School student, one of a string of crimes ...



‘Gang war’ spreads in southeast Houston with dozens killed in recent years  Houston Chronicle

The two gangs have been linked to multiple killings in part through social media.



Freshman Jock Hughes announces departure from SFA basketball team  KLTV

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - For the second time in a week an SFA basketball player has announced their departure from the program. freshman Jock ...



The Art Spot: DeBakey HS student presents ‘Far Horizons’  CW39 Houston

Each week, we feature Houston student artists from various schools throughout the area! This week, we're showcasing art from students at DeBakey High ...



Students from Jack Yates High School Attend Houston Money Show 2013. VIDEO: 2:41  CoinWeek

Ralph Ross, Ph.D., students Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... Dr. Ross is an educator devoted to teaching students about coin collecting. He.



Mother warned police about gang threats to Lamar HS student De’Lindsey Mack in 2016  Chron.com

As a Houston family buried their son — slain Lamar High School student De'Lindsey Mack — police reports revealed that his mother warned police at least twice ...



Family of Lamar student shot dead says he was a "big talker" but no gangster  Chron

In the days after Lamar High School student De'Lindsey Mack was shot dead outside of the River Oaks campus, possibly at the hands of a gang, his family ...



Class Acts: Student Layla Crear is reaching for the stars at Meyerland PVA Middle School  CW39 Houston

It's that time again – time to honor amazing students around town! This week CW39 Houston is celebrating Layla Crear of Meyerland PVA Middle School.



Class Acts: Senior Mike Arellano is campaigning for a better U.S. at James E. Taylor High School  CW39 Houston

It's that time again – time to honor amazing students around town! This week CW39 Houston is celebrating senior Mike Arellano at James E. Taylor High School.



Texas Southern University names new head football coach  Houston Business Journal

Texas Southern University in Houston named Clarence McKinney as its next head football coach. McKinney most recently served as associate head coach and ...



Locker Talk: Recruiting, CFB players to watch  VYPE

Another week of Locker Talk is here! VYPE's Matt Malatesta and Joshua Koch sit down and talk recruiting, top college football players from Houston to keep an ...



Class Acts: Senior Linh Nguyen is ‘bee-ing’ great at Westside High School  CW39 Houston

It's that time again – time to honor amazing students around town! This week CW39 Houston is celebrating senior Linh Nguyen of Houston ISD's Westside High ...



Mayor talks to Lamar High School students about campus security  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner visits Lamar High School after a student was gunned down near campus a couple weeks ago. He addressed the students' ...



SFA basketball player transfers to Trinity Valley Community College  SFA The Pine Log Online

Freshman Mitchell Seraille announced his commitment to Trinity Valley Community College on May 1, just five days after announcing on Twitter he was putting ...



Texas high school basketball stars currently in the NBA  Houston Chronicle

If you had to put together an NBA team of nothing but guys who played high school basketball in the Houston area, you'd be able to form a pretty formidable ...



Remembering philanthropist Lora Clemmons  Houston Chronicle

Fine arts patron and philanthropist Lora Clemmons, 66, died after complications following a recent cancer diagnosis and treatment. Clemmons, who was born in ...



SFA Freshman Mitch Seraille becomes 3rd ‘Jack to enter the transfer portal  KTRE

It has been a rough off season at SFA as one more 'Jack announces his departure.



Scarface Announces His Run For Houston City Council  Ambrosia For Heads

Hip-Hop Fans, please subscribe to AFH TV, a streaming video *service* focused on real Hip-Hop culture. We already have exclusive interviews, documentaries, ...



Former Yates basketball star fatally shot, possibly during burglary  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A former Yates basketball star was shot to death Tuesday night, after he was discovered in a neighbor's home armed with a knife.



All the local high school football coaching changes this offseason  Houston Chronicle

The high school football coaching carousel continues to spin at a steady pace.



All-clear issued after bomb threat forces TSU campus to evacuate  KPRC Click2Houston

Texas Southern University was evacuated Wednesday after a threat was made against the campus, according to officials.



Two Houston charter school pioneers seeking new campuses  Chron.com

Former leaders of the Harmony and YES Prep public schools networks each want to start new charter ventures in the Houston area, potentially enrolling ...



One of the Texas schools that's produced the most pro athletes is not where you'd think it'd be  Chron

One high school along the Gulf of Mexico ranks among the top schools in Texas for producing the most number of professional athletes. Ball High School in ...



Yates boys set Texas scoring record in 170-35 win  Houston Chronicle

Yates sets Texas scoring record in 170-35 win$LINEBREAK$Lions break 18-year-old record in fight-marred victory over Lee The Yates High School boys ...



Storied coach Tim Teykl to take over Alvin HS football  Houston Chronicle

One of the state's most admired football coaches is returning to the high school ranks. Tim Teykl will take over head coaching and assistant athletic director ...



On top of the world: One of the country's fastest runners is Stafford High School student  KHOU.com

Speedy Stafford High School senior Ryan Martin was on top of the world for a week, recording the fastest 100-meter time in the country. KHOU 11 ...



New campuses, minor cutbacks to greet HISD students in 2018-19  Houston Chronicle

After a year of unprecedented challenges and changes, Houston ISD students will return to class Monday to find a district that — if all goes according to plan ...



Meet the Houston painter who’s transforming designer handbags into beautiful works of art  CW39

Stephanie Levasseur is an emerging Houston artist, but she's already making her mark on the local fashion scene. The mother and painter transforms expensive ...



Third Ward, TX: A Place Once Known As Home  Houston Press

Houston's historic Third Ward is one of six wards within the city. The neighborhood is home to the famous Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, where Dr. Martin ...



Man charged with murder after gang war killings  Chron

A 19-year-old Houston man has been charged with murder in the deaths of two people — including an 18-year-old Lamar High School student — as part of an ...



The Rev. John Henry Yates: A shining legacy unfettered  Houston Chronicle

The Rev. John Henry "Jack" Yates, an early leader in Houston's black community, touches the lives of city residents and Texans even today - nearly 200 years ...



Dallas Carter-Yates non-district showdown in the works  Chron

The debate over which team was better – 1988 Dallas Carter or 1985 Yates – will never be truly solved. But at the least a rekindling of the game is in the works.



Summer Creek girls basketball's secret weapon  KHOU.com

The Summer Creek High School girls basketball team is heading to state for the first time, but its secret weapon has been down this path before.



A four-day school week for students? Athens ISD is doing it!  CW39 Houston

The Athens Independent School District has recently decided to go to a four-day school week in the upcoming school year. The school board believes the ...



Fans flock to Frenchy’s for flagship site’s last suppers  Chron.com

Fried chicken aficionados flocked to the original Frenchy's location at Scott and Wheeler on Monday, lining up 15 cars deep for a last taste of the Third Ward ...



Clarence McKinney completes first National Signing Day at TSU  Chron

He's new to Texas Southern, but no stranger to Houston. Clarence McKinney delved into his H-Town connections of being a college and high school coach in ...



Coaching boys into men: Local high school coach helping to fight domestic violence  KHOU.com

Building healthy relationships and preventing domestic violence starts at a young age and Coach Michael Porter with Northside High School's football program ...



The Hard Life and Questionable Death of Melvin Swift  Houston Press

Melvin Swift was a star on the basketball court, but he struggled to handle a hard life outside it.



More Historic Houston Buildings Face Teardown Danger With Funding Low  PaperCity Magazine

More Houston historic buildings face serious teardown danger amid a criticial soceity's budget crisis. Houston preservationists face their biggest fight yet.



Texas Matters: Historic Black High School Football In Texas  Texas Public Radio

This will be another weekend when America is transfixed by football – not for what's on the field but on the sidelines. Taking a knee and knelling during.



Controversial message on HISD school wall gets scrubbed; replaced with a new message  CW39 Houston

UPDATE - A controversial quote placed on the wall at the performing and visual arts department at Gregory Lincoln Middle School has been scrubbed away and ...



Slay and Save: Touch Makeup Academy shares beauty trends, product dupes for this year’s prom!  CW39

Gown, shoes and hair mark the top of most prom checklists— but a fabulous look is in complete without the perfect makeup! Whether you're looking for a soft ...



Magnet schools  Houston Chronicle

Nia McGee doesn't want to wake up at 5:30 each morning. The 15-year-old freshman said she would rather sleep in and take advanced courses at a school ...



Free meals available to all students at Houston ISD schools  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — Houston ISD is making a big change in its cafeterias and it's going to have parents seeing more green, and we're not talking about the broccoli!



St. Amant pitcher Alyssa Romano proves success is a measure of intangibles, not just velocity  VYPE

By Robin Fambrough A sibling rivalry is one thing. But what Brooke Romano sees when she ponders facing her younger sister, St. Amant High pitcher Alyssa ...



Go Buffs! Marshall High School football playing for first state title  KHOU.com

KHOU 11 Sports anchor Matt Musil gives a shoutout to the Marshall High School football team who is playing for its first state title Friday night.



Edna HS Cowboys building on football team's success  KHOU.com

This story is about the pride of a small Texas town and the winning tradition it has with its athletic teams. The small 3A high school located there has big ...



HISD celebrates first day of school with several local leaders visiting area schools  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — Classes were back in session Monday for Houston ISD, and Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan made the rounds greeting students across ...



Former Yates, A&I great Bailey loses fight with cancer  Houston Chronicle

Johnny Bailey, one of the heartbeats of arguably Texas' greatest high school football team and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame as one of the ...



Celebrity makeup artist J. Vincent shares spring beauty tips ahead of The Makeup Show  CW39 Houston

You're beautiful inside and out, but a little glitter and shine never hurt anyone! Celebrity makeup artist J. Vincent walks us through this season's hottest beauty ...



HISD school board candidate releases hip-hop campaign music video  Chron.com

Houston school board candidate Gerry Monroe hopes to accelerate his campaign with a new music video released overnight that makes his case to voters ...



Texans invite Sabine Pass HS senior players to game after cancellation of school's season  KHOU.com

They may have lost their last season of high school football but the seniors on the Sabine Pass High School football team are getting a weekend ticket to the NFL ...



Former Lamar forward heading 'home' to UH  Beaumont Enterprise

After announcing her intention to transfer from the Lamar University women's basketball team last week, freshman forward Miya Crump committed to the ...



14-year-old Dobie High School student found  CW39

HOUSTON — A 14-year-old Dobie High School student was reunited with his family Thursday after he was reported as runaway almost two days ago, the ...



#WCW: Shanquita Greggs  Houstonia Magazine

Anyone who was alive in 2001 can tell you where they were on September 11. Shanquita Greggs, a native Houstonian and Air Force veteran, was working as a ...



You ask, we answer: Boling's 'national' mark  KHOU.com

One viewer asked: How does Matthew Boling have the national record when other record books show someone else ran faster in 2014? KHOU 11 Sports' Jason ...



Athlete of the Week: Ridge Point High School's Reagan Rutherford  KHOU.com

Ridge Point High School volleyball player Reagan Rutherford has committed to playing at Kentucky in two years, but before then, she wants to help lead Ridge ...



Through art and local business, a chance for Third Ward to ‘stem gentrification’  Chron

On the third Saturday of every month, an asphalt lot on the corner of Emancipation and Bastrop avenues comes to life with morning yoga, live music, Ghanaian ...



Clown hoax reaches Houston  KHOU.com

Now the threats are in Houston, and several schools and police departments are calling them a hoax.



Houston Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Giveaway  Houston, TX Patch

Houston Celebrates Arbor Day This Saturday - Houston, TX - Planting Something Good: 1000 Free Trees to be Given Away to Public by Texas Forest *Service* ...



Athlete of the Week: Seven Lakes High School's Natalie Winter  KHOU.com

Seven Lakes High School's Natalie Winter is a standout volleyball player with some hidden talents that help her both on and off the court.



Ed Banks, honorary mayor of Houston's Third Ward, dies at 75  Houston Chronicle

Ed Banks, who was deemed the honorary mayor of Houston's Third Ward for his commitment to the community's cohesion and uplift, died Thursday. He was 75.



Willowridge High School student surprised with brand new car  CW39

HOUSTON — A music mogul turned sponsored Nike athlete is not something you hear of every day, but self-made millionaire Charlie Jabaley is changing the ...



Top-ranked Yates benefits from a bit of adversity  Houston Chronicle

Or going into last season, when just four players remained from Yates' 2010 national championship team. With 12 new faces, Yates carried a lengthy win streak ...



Hargrave High School placed on lockdown after student found with gun  CW39 Houston

HUFFMAN, Texas— Huffman ISD has confirmed that a student at Hargrave High School has been taken into custody after a gun was found in his backpack.



BCHS Theatre OAP wins District Championship  Bay City Daily Tribune

The Bay City High School Dungeoneers claimed the District One Act Play Championship on March 21st, and are advancing to Bi-District Competition on March ...



Empty shelves, few books in libraries at some HISD schools  KHOU.com

Empty shelves and a scarce book selection at some of the schools in Houston's poorest neighborhoods have parents calling for change.



NBC Awards Grants to 50 High School Theatre Departments Ahead of Rise Premiere  Playbill.com

The network's R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America grant program provides funds for production expenses, master classes, and ...



Meet Betty Wiggins, HISD’s new ‘rebel lunch lady’  CW39

HOUSTON - Let this be a message to all Houston ISD lunch menus out the there -- get ready -- there's a new rebel in town! And her number one cause is ...



Alma Newsom, trailblazing black television anchor, dies at 70  Chron.com

Alma Joy Newsom, a trailblazing news reporter who was among the first black women to anchor a Houston television broadcast, died Nov. 2 of unknown causes ...



In the '60s, Sunnyside thrived. Debra Walker wants that again.  Houston Chronicle

"Some people don't want to see it change," says Debra Walker. But she remembers Sunnyside in the '60s — when the neighborhood was known not for crime, ...



Houston mayor names members of Commission Against Gun Violence  Houston Business Journal

Days after the May 18 shooting that killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School, Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced the members of his before-mentioned task ...



Local tour guide shares Houston's African-American history during black history month  KPRC Houston

African American history is scattered throughout Houston and residents can see a representation of that on the front of Yates High School in remembrance of ...



Houston Flood Museum now open for touring— all you need is internet connection!  CW39

HOUSTON — Houston has a brand new museum that's literally flooded with exhibits! If you want to take a tour, you can't beat the price: totally free! "We're a ...



Chevrolet Inside High School Sports, Jan. 13: Part 1 of 3  KHOU

Chevrolet Inside High School Sports highlights Houston-area basketball games including: Cy Creek vs. Cy Falls, Aldine Davis vs. Nimitz and more. Also, the ...



Bellaire High School students killed coming home from Spring Break  CW39

Nothing kills Spring Break fun... like the deaths of your classmates. One current and two former Bellaire High School students died Sunday after slamming head ...



Davis student waits 73 years for diploma  Chron.com

Six months might seem like forever for the Class of 2016 to wait for their upcoming graduations, but it took 73 years before John Kressley was surprised on Nov.



Charges filed against teen who accidentally shot, killed friend  KPRC Houston

Charges have been filed against a teen who accidentally shot his 16-year-old friend in southwest Houston Friday, according to police.



Booker T Unplugged — Wrestling Great On Being a Band Nerd, Growing up in H-Town and Fighting for Mayor  papercitymag.com

Booker T's never been one to hold back. And now that he's running for Houston mayor, he's upping the ante. The wrestling great is tell all on a wild run.



This Day in Black History: Houston native Barbara Jordan was born  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON – Barbara Charline Jordan was born on Feb. 21, 1936 in Houston, Texas. Jordan always strived for excellence in her education. In 1952, Jordan ...



Rice University to offer tuition-free schooling to qualified students from middle class families  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — Rice University is giving middle-income family's an educational boost with a chance to earn an undergraduate degree with zero tuition cost!



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