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Spring Branch ISD Voters Approve $898.4 Million Bond

SPRING BRANCH ISD – Based on preliminary returns, voters in Spring Branch ISD approved an $898.4 million bond referendum with 79 percent voter approval. With 41 of 46 precincts reporting, Harris County’s unofficial returns showed 10,921 total ballots cast, with 8,591 district residents voting for the referendum, and 2,216 voting against it. “We’re very grateful. [...]

2017-11-09T08:39:21-06:00November 9th, 2017|Community, Education|0 Comments

Spring Branch Education Foundation launches community campaign

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 [...]

2016-08-24T11:53:20-05:00August 24th, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Josef Klam, Spring Branch ISD’s Newest Trustee

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 [...]

2016-08-03T10:50:06-05:00August 3rd, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Houston re:Vision: Providing Mentors To Children Who Need Them Most

In 2013, the faith-based nonprofit Houston:reVision began working with the Spring Branch Independent School District to identify some of its most at-risk students. One of the first they encountered was an eighth grader at Northbrook Middle School whom one school administrator described as “the angriest young man I’ve ever known.” When the student met with [...]

2016-10-17T11:44:29-05:00July 6th, 2016|Community, Education|0 Comments

Spring Branch Education Foundation awards 127 scholarships

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 [...]

2016-10-17T11:44:30-05:00May 20th, 2016|Community, Education|0 Comments

Spring Branch Education Foundation Young Leaders Cook for a Cause

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 [...]

2016-10-17T11:44:30-05:00April 7th, 2016|Community, Education|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2016-10-17T11:44:30-05:00April 5th, 2016|Community, Education|0 Comments
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