Video: Rayburn High’s Coach Rios gets a big surprize. Congratulations!

AAWWWWW! Love this! πŸ˜­πŸ‘ Congrats Coach Rios!

Pasadena Independent School District

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PISD Art Students excel at Livestock Show & Rodeo Auction, selling artwork for $18,000. Congratulations!

Please join me in congratulating the 7 high school art students who proudly represented our district at last week’s Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo Auction.

Their artwork sold for a combined total of $18,000!

Pasadena Memorial High School
Sam Rayburn High School
Pasadena High School Eagles
J. Frank Dobie High School
Pasadena Independent School District

PISD Fine Arts

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Friends of the Strawberry Festival’s daughter Bella, steer, won Reserve Grand Champion at PLS&R. Congratulations!

Let me brag a moment….
Festival Volunteers Danny & Jessica Cortez”s
From Special Shuttle and Wine Bar, daughter
Bella, Won Reserve
Grand Champion with her Steer…
And goes to auction today
Congratulations to Bella, Mom and Dad.
Hard work does pays off.
Congratulations and Good Luck today.

Strawberry Festival


Sgt. Ontiveros and Sgt. Wilkerson earned a well-deserved promotion and celebration at Pasadena Police Department. Congratulations!

This morning, families, friends, and co-workers gathered to celebrate the promotional ceremony for two personnel of the Pasadena Police Department. Officer A. Ontiveros and C. Wilkerson earned their new ranks as Sergeants, and each had their badge pinned on by a family member. Congratulations to both Sgt. Ontiveros and Sgt. Wilkerson on this significant achievement!

Pasadena Police Department

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Recognizing excellence, Constable Sandlin presents merit awards to exceptional staff and civilians. Congratulations!

On Monday, we shared with you that Constable Sandlin presented Merit Awards to several deserving staff members and civilians for going above and beyond the call of duty. We wanted to give some additional details on these awards to better highlight these outstanding individuals. See captions to read more.

Precinct 8 Constable’s Office

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Celebrating the excellence of 3 Advanced Placement Teachers receiving awards for outstanding achievement.

It was a pleasure today to give THREE of our outstanding Advanced Placement (AP) teachers awards for achievement: Mrs. Elizabeth Alanis for greatest district-wide increase in 2023 AP Language scores; Mrs. Maria Armenta for teaching at ALL THREE 2023 AP Literature prep sessions; and Mr. Riku Imamura for being voted the students’ favorite instructor DISTRICTWIDE at the 2023 prep sessions. Congratulations to all of these amazing teachers! πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™

Sam Rayburn High


Taylor out of Rayburn is recognized by Fox 26 News for β€œMaking the Grade” for his academic excellence. Congratulations!

Fox 26 News honored our very own Taylor Vercher on their β€œMaking the Grade” segment this morning. We couldn’t be more proud of this young man! Congratulations, Taylor!

Sam Rayburn High


New Knight of Honor award recognized excellence in the CTHS staff. Congratulations!

Knight of Honor is a newly established award at CTHS, aimed at recognizing the exceptional efforts and dedication of staff members in upholding the core principles of Collaboration, Trust, High Expectations, and Service. The award is presented to individuals who have gone above and beyond their duties, as nominated by their fellow colleagues. The first two recipients of this esteemed recognition are Jason Rhodes, a Social Studies teacher, and Chris Wasson, an Auto Tech teacher. These individuals exemplify excellence in their respective fields, embodying the spirit of the CTHS community. The hashtags #LiveTheCode, #knightofhonor, and #theCTHS showcase the school’s commitment to fostering a culture of honor and integrity. [og_img] Knight of Honor is a new award for all CTHS Staff. Staff members nominate each other for going above and beyond and exemplifying excellence in the four principles of CTHS: Collaboration, Trust, High Expectations and Service. Our first two Knight of Honor Spotlights are on Social Studies teacher, Jason Rhodes and CTE, Auto Tech teacher, Chris Wasson. #LiveTheCode #knightofhonor #theCTHS

CTHS Pasadena ISD


Mav’s Rey Arredondo earned his combination welder certification at San Jac. Congratulations!

Congratulations to PMHS Welding student Rey Arredondo for completing his Combination Welder certification from San Jacinto College!!! Rey and welding students from our district just like him commit their evenings, weekends, and summers to perfect their craft and get a jumpstart on their career. We are beyond proud of Rey and his achievements and can’t wait to see what’s to come. Please give Rey and all the young welders in our district a round of applause! πŸ‘πŸ™ŒπŸ†

PISD Career Tech


Fire Station 5 welcomes new Engine 51 with a pushing tradition.

πŸš’πŸŽ‰ Exciting News at Fire Station 5! πŸŽ‰πŸš’ Hey there, Firehouse family! πŸ”₯ We are thrilled to announce the arrival of the brand new Engine 51 to our station! πŸš’πŸ‘ Let’s give it a warm and blazing welcome to its new home! πŸ”₯🏠 #NewAddition #Engine51 #volunteerfiredepartment πŸ”” Tradition of Pushing In the Engine: πŸ”” As we gather to celebrate the arrival of Engine 51, let’s take a moment to dive into the heartwarming tradition of “Pushing In” the new fire apparatus. πŸš’πŸ’¨ This ritual dates back to the early days of firefighting, symbolizing unity, pride, and a strong bond among firefighters. πŸ‘₯ The entire crew comes together, showing their support and camaraderie, as they put their hands on the engine and physically push it into the station. It’s not just about the power of our muscles but the strength of our unity. πŸ’ͺ❀️ πŸš’πŸ”₯πŸ‘¨β€πŸš’πŸ‘©β€πŸš’ #FirehousePride #Engine51Welcoming #VolunteerFirefighters πŸš’πŸ‘¨β€πŸš’πŸ‘©β€πŸš’ Stay Safe and Stay Fired Up! πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

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Coach Brown was the announcer for the Astros pre-game last night. Congratulations!

Dobie halls are filled with Astros jerseys today, celebrating a very special event. Our very own Shane Brown will be the announcer for the Astros pre-game tonight at Minute Maid! Coach Brown is currently the voice of the Space City Cowboys. His impressive resume also includes announcing games at Rice University and HCU sporting events. His BEST performance is emceeing our EPIC Dobie pep rallies! Good luck Coach!!! #DobiePride

Pasadena Independent School District
Pasadena ISD Career and Technical Education


J. Frank Dobie High School DobiePride


PPD Celebrating 24 years of dedication with the Pasadena Police Department Sergeant M. Norman on retirement. Congratulations!

After 24 years of dedicated service to the Pasadena Police Department and the citizens of Pasadena, we would like to congratulate Sergeant M. Norman on his retirement.

Sgt. Norman began his career with the Pasadena Police Department in 1999 as a graduate of the 49th Basic Police Academy. Sgt. Norman worked on patrol to start his career, where he had collateral duties in Bike Patrol, Honor Guard, and S.R.T.

In 2004, Mike was promoted to the Rank of Sergeant, where he served as a patrol and property crimes supervisor. Before finishing his career, Sgt. Norman was instrumental in creating the Drone Unit and was last assigned to the Internal Affairs Division.

Thank you, Sgt. Norman, for your many years of faithful service to our community. We wish you the best as you begin this next chapter in your life.

Pasadena TX Police Department


Photo dump link to PISD Celebrating Class of 2023 summer graduates. Congratulations!

Congratulations to all Class of 2023 summer graduates on crossing the finish line! We know you will all soar to great heights. Parents and community members, please help us congratulate this amazing group of seniors in the comments! πŸŽ‰ For more photos, click the following link:

Pasadena ISD


From Sullivan to South Houston Mr Oliver is PISD’s top Teacher of the Year and Region 4 finalist. Congratulations!

Congratulations Mr. Garrison Oliver on being named Pasadena ISD’s Teacher of the Year and Region 4 finalist!! He was the head band director at Sullivan MS and has joined South Houston HS as their assistant band director. We are extremely proud of you and wish you only the best!!

PasadenaISD Fine Arts