Spring Branch Education Foundation Announces Spring Grants

By | June 9th, 2016|Education|

At its May Board meeting, Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) approved $128,522.68 in grants to fund diverse education-enhancing projects throughout Spring Branch Independent School District. Running for the Arts In spite of cancelling the 2016 Running for the Arts due to foreboding weather forecasts, Spring Branch Education Foundation says nearly 2,300 participants registered for the [...]

Spring Branch Education Foundation awards 127 scholarships

By | May 20th, 2016|Community, Education|

A record number of Spring Branch Independent School District seniors—127— received a total of $135,000 in scholarships at the Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) 2016 Bright Stars of SBISD, Celebrating Academic Excellence awards program on May 19 at The Westin Houston, Memorial City. The event, hosted by SBEF, honored scholarship recipients as well as Teachers [...]

Spring Branch Education Foundation Young Leaders Cook for a Cause

By | April 7th, 2016|Community, Education|

Spring Branch Education Foundation Young Leaders are hosting Cookin’ for a Cause, the Foundation’s first-ever BBQ Cook-off on Sunday, May 15. BBQ teams are invited to sharpen their knives, tweak their recipes and compete for bragging rights for the best BBQ in Spring Branch ISD. Young Leaders co-chairs Laura Stein and Vincent Montalbano, both SBEF [...]

Q&A With SBISD School Board Candidates Julie Jaehne and J. Carter Breed

By | April 5th, 2016|Community, Education|

Election Day for the Spring Branch ISD Board of Trustees is May 5, with early voting beginning April 25. This year’s only contested race is for Position 5, and the two candidates are real estate agent J. Carter Breed and educator Julie Jaehne. Julie Jaehne Jaehne has been an educator, textbook author, and curriculum developer [...]

Spring Branch ISD Moves to Region II, Will Compete Against Austin and Dallas Schools

By | March 1st, 2016|Community, Education|

When the University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced Texas’s new district and region alignments on February 1, there were a few big surprises for Spring Branch ISD. The first was that all four of its high schools—Stratford, Spring Woods, Northbrook, and Memorial—would be reunited in the same district, 15-6A, competing against each other as well as Klein ISD’s [...]

A Conversation with Dr. Scott Muri, Superintendent of Spring Branch Independent School District

By | January 22nd, 2016|Community, Education|

Scott Muri talks to concerned parents, courtesy SBISD Facebook You’ve been superintendent for about six months. What have you learned, and what are your plans for the district? I spent my first 90 days on the job on my “Look, listen, and learn” effort, listening to what the Spring Branch community had to [...]

Announcing the 2015 – 2016 Mayor’s Art Scholarship Competition

By | December 14th, 2015|Community, Education|

Since 2006, The City of Houston's Office of Education Initiatives and the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs successfully partnered with various organizations to sponsor citywide student art competitions. These competitions successfully raised awareness about Houston's cultural vitality. The Mayor's Office of Education Initiatives, the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, and Houston Arts Partners host a [...]