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VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition!

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:29+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Community, Education|

Do you know a high school student who could use some help paying for college? Let them know about the VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition! This Year's Topic: My Responsibility to America ENTRY DEADLINE: November 1, 2016 We need to spread the word, and we're asking friends like you to help out. The Voice [...]

Cornerstone Academy Science Teacher Sets Sail on the Nautilus

By | 2016-09-13T09:31:20+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

The Nautilus, a 64-meter, state-of-the-art research vessel operated by the Ocean Exploration Trust, put out a call for "teacher ambassadors" who would spend three days aboard. Shawn Gregg, an SBISD Cornerstone Academy eighth grade science teacher, was chosen. For Gregg, who studied marine biology and oceanography at Texas State University, the opportunity was a dream come true. After boarding [...]

FBI Internship Application Process Begins Aug. 26th

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:29+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Business, Education|

The FBI is seeking to recruit innovative, diverse, motivated, and talented college students to join the ranks of thousands of outstanding students who since 1985 have participated in a paid internship with the world's premier law enforcement and intelligence agency. Beginning on Friday, August 26, 2016, and through October 14, 2016, the FBI will begin [...]

Spring Branch Education Foundation launches community campaign

By | 2016-08-24T11:53:20+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) has launched a campaign that aims to raise funds to provide innovative grants for Spring Branch ISD schools and departments, as well as scholarships for students who graduate in 2017. The campaign, Making Our Schools Better (MOSB), will fund programs that are not part of the district’s budget. “In the [...]

Community makes Spring Branch Education Foundation school supply drive a success

By | 2016-08-15T10:31:47+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

Each year, thousands of SBISD students who qualify for free and reduced lunch (more than half the district’s population) receive school supplies from Spring Branch Education Foundation. When SBEF board member Patty Busmire reported to the Foundation’s board that funding had dropped this year, members pledged personal and corporate donations. The community contributed more money [...]

Meet Josef Klam, Spring Branch ISD’s Newest Trustee

By | 2016-08-03T10:50:06+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

Rev. Josef Klam In June, Spring Branch ISD trustee Wayne Schaper, Sr. stepped down after 14 years on the board and 55 years of service to the school district. To fill Schaper’s seat until the next election, the board considered dozens of replacements. They ultimately unanimously selected Reverend Joseph Klam, the directing pastor [...]

My Spring Branch: Patti Pace, Educator

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:29+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Community, Education, My Spring Branch|

Patti Pace was recently named Head of School at the Monarch School in Spring Branch, which serves students with special needs. Congratulations on being named Head of School! How does it feel? I feel great. I’m really excited--this is an amazing opportunity to work with students. There’s a great staff here of educators and therapists, [...]