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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 ...



GRAND OPENING: Students at new Yates High School go to school in style  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- It's a celebratory grand opening for the new Yates High School. Houston ISD unveiled the new $65 million facility on Tuesday, ...



Yates High School cancels after school activities after former student shot to death  KTRK-TV

Yates High School cancelled all of their after school activities after a former student was shot and killed near Lamar High School.



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Black History Month Spotlight: Yates High program, building to get major upgrades  KHOU

HOUSTON - In honor of Black History Month, we took a look at the oldest high school media program in HISD. Jack Yates High School has the oldest high ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The College Admissions Bribery Scandal Has Some Texas Connections  Texas Monthly

Federal prosecutors unsealed hundreds of pages of court documents on Tuesday indicting dozens of people in a massive alleged bribery scheme, implicating ...



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 ...



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.



The Art Spot: Eastwood Academy High School students present ‘In Heaven’ and ‘In the Shed’  CW39 Houston

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



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

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 ...



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' ...



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 ...



HISD to open 13 new, renovated schools for 2018-2019 year (update)  Houston Business Journal

Update: This article below, which originally published Aug. 13, has been updated to include Katy Independent School District schools that are new or reopening ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prominent Houston tennis coach pleads not guilty in 'Varsity Blues' court arraignment  KTRK-TV

BOSTON, Massachusetts (KTRK) -- The first group of defendants in the so called "Varsity Blues" investigation that's resulted in the indictments of 50 plus people ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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!



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Nominate a 'Class Acts' student!  CW39

It's that time again – time to honor amazing students around town! The CW39 Houston is looking for some top-notch students to be honored as one of our Class ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Inside Story: Glassell School Plaza is Houston’s new gathering space  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then it's safe to say the Bayou City is beautiful. From Discovery Green to Memorial Park, beauty is ...



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* ...



Homegrown hope  Houston Chronicle

In 2010, Texas Southern won its first conference football championship in more than four decades only to have it vacated as a part of NCAA sanctions imposed ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



#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 ...



Coach: Ex-Yates basketball star was victim, not a suspect  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- It's been nearly a week since former Yates High School basketball star, Melvin Swift, was shot and killed at a home on Houston's south side ...



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 ...



Authorities investigating house explosion in downtown Houston  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON— Authorities are investigating a house explosion in downtown Houston. Houston police received a call regarding a suspicious event around 10: 40 ...



Wendy’s is giving away free cheeseburgers every day in September  CW39

Wendy's is giving away burgers every day for the rest of September in honor of National Cheeseburger Day. With the annual celebration on Sept. 18, the fast ...



National Early Signing Day a big moment for many in Houston  KHOU.com

National Early Signing Period is here! The early signing period begins at 7 a.m. ET Wednesday across the country and extends through Friday, Dec. 21.



HISD High School Carnegie Vanguard ranks 15th best in U.S.  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — A Freedmen's Town Fourth Ward gem, Houston Independent School District's Carnegie Vanguard is not your ordinary high school. "It's like private ...



FIEL Houston hosts protest outside immigrant detention center to demand the release of Pakistani student  CW39

HOUSTON— Family members and community leaders gathered outside of the Core Civic Center to demand action for Pakistanian student Mohammad Sarfaraz.



Longest pedestrian suspension bridge in US opens in Tennessee next month  CW39

GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Here's something to cross off your bucket list: A walk across the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the United States.



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 ...



Space Center University and educators from across the country study atmosphere in Houston  CW39 Houston

ANGLETON, Texas — Just at the edge of space, the upper layers of our atmosphere are generally unexplored. Space Center Houston and educators from ...



Whistleblower speaks out about allegations of misconduct leveled at assistant principal  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- New details in the case of an HISD assistant principal who's been reassigned from Yates High School. It happened after several girls ...



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 ...



Letters of encouragement for Santa Fe High School go viral  CW39

HOUSTON -- Cyber support is trending with letters to Santa Fe High School survivor and hero' Colby Rosenboom. Instead of making a run for it, Rosenboom's ...



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 ...



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.



HISD handing out free school uniforms at 7 sites in Houston  CW39

HOUSTON -- The Houston Independent School District, along with county and city officials, will be distributing thousands of free school uniforms to students at ...



Clown hoax reaches Houston  KHOU.com

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



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.



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.



BCHS Theatre OAP wins District Championship | Community  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 ...



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!



This Is How Teenagers See Houston  Houstonia Magazine

The 23rd Annual 'Eye on Houston' photography exhibition asked high schoolers to document a year of Bayou City extremes.



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, ...



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 ...



Houston Art Car Show Main Street Drag tours local schools  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON -- Holy Moly! Kids were jumping all around Thursday like it was going out of style, bursting with excitement for a sneak peek at some of the coolest ...



Teacher in trouble for anti-Muslim tweets had red flags before being hired by HISD  CW39

HOUSTON - A teacher at a Houston high school is in some serious hot water after posting graphic anti-Muslim tweets on his personal page. James Bretney ...



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 ...



South Dakota School Makes List of NBC's RISE America Grant Winners  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A school in White, SD has been awarded a $10000 grant through NBC's R.I.S.E. Grant program inspired by the network's upcoming drama.



Shooting at Houston School Powder-Puff Game Kills 1 - ABC News  ABC News

An informal powder-puff football game at a Houston high school turned deadly Wednesday night when gang-related gunfire on the field left one dead and ...



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 ...



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.



Ex-boyfriend of Bellamy Gamboa arrested for second-degree murder  CW39

Virginia Beach, VA (WTKR) -- Lamont Johnson, the ex-boyfriend of missing Virginia Beach woman Bellamy Gamboa, was arrested for second-degree murder ...



Spring Branch ISD students terrorized by 2 different suspects in 2 days  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON - There were some scary times for Spring Branch Independent School District students this week. Authorities say two female students from ...



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 ...



Woman of the Week: Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, director and curator of TSU's University Museum  KTRK-TV

A former curator at the Museum of Fine Art Houston, Dr. Alvia Wardlaw is now director and curator of TSU's University Museum and professor of art history.



PSJA North theater program among 50 recognized nationwide by NBC  Monitor

EDINBURG — Donning horns, furry coats, wings and even knight armors for class is not rare for students at PSJA North High School as their theater class allows ...



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 ...



Humble high school student steals car, crashes it into house hours before graduation, constables say  CW39

HUMBLE, Texas — An Humble high school student is behind bars after stealing a car and then crashing it into a house, and just a couple hours before his ...



Parkland students walk the stage at graduation Sunday  CW39

Graduation ceremonies for seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were held Sunday. What was supposed to be a day for celebration for the class of ...



Family demands further action after student sends racist Snapchat to classmate at The Woodlands High School  CW39

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice is demanding further action be taken against the Conroe Independent School District ...



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