Check out Scarlett, the smiling therapy dog bringing joy to Keller Middle School.

Meet Scarlett!! 🐢 In her third year at Lonnie B. Keller Middle School, Scarlett comes to work with her owner each day (Counselor Mrs. Shripka) to bring smiles to everyone! She goes out in the hallway between classes and helps students and staff calm down when upset. Scarlett is PAWS-itively precious!! 🐾

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Show your support for PISD students and have your message shine on the scoreboard at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

🏈It’s almost time for Friday Night Lights! 🌟 Support the Pasadena ISD Education Foundation and see your name and message SHINE on the PISD Veterans Memorial Stadium Scoreboard. ✨ Shout out your favorite senior, wish someone a happy birthday, or simply spread some love to our hardworking PISD students! Your donation will help fund student scholarships! Check the link for details: https://fundraise.givesmart.com/e/BTniLA?vid=10bz6i Click for your specific school:
🟧 Dobie: https://igfn.us/f/4clt/n
🟦 Memorial: https://igfn.us/f/4cm1/n
🟩 Pasadena: https://igfn.us/f/4b7d/n
πŸŸ₯ South Houston: https://igfn.us/f/4cm6/n
🟦 Sam Rayburn: https://igfn.us/f/4cm4/n

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Check out Sparks Elementary students spark joy with a new coffee shop program.

Exciting news! A SPARK of Joe is now officially open at Sparks Elem! πŸŽ‰β˜• Managed by the fantastic students of Jennifer Sordia’s Success Program, this innovative career-focused initiative enables students to handle orders, deliver delicious drinks, manage invoices, and sprinkle a little joy across the Sparks campus. A massive shoutout to Ms. Sordia, who secured a Donors Choose grant to equip the coffee shop with everything it needs. “We’re thrilled that these students can discover career paths while honing their math and reading skills,” exclaimed Erica Kirk, Principal of Sparks Elementary.

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The Fire Department provided refreshing relief for the Mavs Marching Band.

The Pasadena Fire Department decided to help our Pasadena Memorial High School marching band COOLDOWN after a HOT practice! 🌧

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Dobie High receives a prestigious theater award from TxETA Awards for exceptional commitment to students and staff support. Congratulations!

πŸŽ­πŸ† Exciting news! J. Frank Dobie High School has received the Award of Distinction-Outstanding from the Texas Educational Theatre Association! πŸŽ‰πŸŒŸThis recognition highlights their commitment to promoting theatre and providing exceptional student and staff support. They will be honored at the TxETA Awards Ceremony in Galveston on September 29th. πŸ™Œ

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Countdown to a spectacular school year. PISD’s schedule for the first day.

First day of school is coming up!! πŸŽ‰ We are so excited to have you back! In case you need a reminder, here are the start and dismissal times for school days. See you soon! 🌟 *Please make sure to verify the exact timings with your school campus, as start times may vary by a few minutes from campus to campus.

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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: https://communicationsdepartment.smugmug.com/PISD-Summer-Graduation-2023

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Become a PISD classroom facilitator to help students learn and grow, and to shape their futures.

Have a degree? Work at Pasadena ISD! πŸŽ“ Looking for a career that offers more than just a paycheck? Start your journey at Pasadena ISD as a Classroom Facilitator. Not only will you be starting with a competitive salary of $62,456, but you’ll also be on the path to becoming a certified teacher! In this role, you’ll inspire, motivate, and shape the future of our students. Don’t just make a living, make a difference. Click our link below and let your journey towards enriching lives begin today. Apply today: https://linktr.ee/pasadenaisd.hr

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PISD won Best-in-Class Energy Program award and $10,000 scholarships from Cenergistic for their outstanding efforts in reducing energy use. Congratulations!

🌟 Cenergistic has recognized Pasadena ISD with the Best-in-Class Energy Program award in addition to contributing $10,000 in scholarships! This honor comes following efforts in lowering energy use index ratings, making significant environmental conservation efforts, realizing above-average savings, and fostering exceptional support from the board, administration, building staff, and students. πŸ”‹ What an honor!

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Amber Morris has been promoted to Principal at South Belt Elementary after making significant contributions to PISD since 2008. Congratulations!

Join us in celebrating Amber Morris, who’s stepping into the role of Principal at South Belt Elementary! πŸŽ‰ Since joining Pasadena ISD in 2008, Amber has made significant contributions both in the classroom and administration. Now transitioning from her role as Asst. Principal, we’re excited to see the great strides she’ll make at South Belt. To your continued success, Amber!

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Former Dobie High softball player, Star Taylor Pleasants earned a spot in Team USA 2023 Japan All-Star Series. Congratulations!

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Former Dobie HS Softball, Star Taylor Pleasants, has been named to the Team USA 2023 Japan All-Star Series Roster. J. Frank Dobie High School LSU Softball Team USA

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Sharon Williams from Texas City ISD is now the new Principal at Mae Smythe, bringing in fresh leadership. Congratulations!

πŸŽ‰πŸ‘©β€πŸ«Congratulations Sharon Williams!πŸŽˆπŸ“š We are so excited to welcome our new Principal at Mae Smythe Elementary, Sharon Williams! After gaining over 10 years of outstanding administration experience at Texas City ISD, Williams is geared up and ready to lead Mae Smythe to new heights! πŸ’ͺΒ 

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Big win for the talented Memorial High student Jared who competed in the Houston Rodeo School Art Graphic Design Poster Contest.

Pasadena Memorial High School Student, Jared Martinez, placed FIRST in the 2023 Houston Rodeo School Art Graphic Design Poster Contest on May 16, 2023, earning him the cover of the 2024 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Contest Program and a $1,000 scholarship! His artwork will be the face of thousands of programs distributed to hundreds of schools in the Houston area. πŸ₯‡ Congrats, Jared!! πŸ‘πŸ‘ #PasadenaProud

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A user-friendly way to access school supply lists plus an exclusive sneak peek of the impressive updates to come.

We are excited to share the new user-friendly site for accessing school supply lists through TeacherLists!

Click here to find your child’s 2023-2024 school supply list:
https://app.teacherlists.com/districts/1000210300-pasadena-independent-school-district

NOTE: This site is still under construction. If you do not see your school’s supply list, check back in a few days or add your email to be notified when it’s updated!

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PISD Fine Arts Students went platinum at Jr. Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Congratulations!

🌟 Fine Arts Students receive Platinum
in Jr. Visual Arts Scholastic Event! 🌟 Five of 116 Pasadena ISD secondary grade artists who participated in the Junior Visual Arts Scholastic Event (Jr. VASE) were awarded the Platinum medal, which is an exclusive recognition presented to only the top 10% of artworks that receive first place ribbons across the state. πŸ…

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PISD invites you to soar to new heights at their Districtwide Job Fair tomorrow.

PLEASE SHARE: Reminder! Tomorrow is our Pasadena ISD Districtwide Job Fair! Learn about the variety of jobs available across the district, meet with department leads and even interview on the spot! Stop by and β€œSoar to New Heights” with us! ✈️

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Yeah buddy, San Jacinto Tigers and Nelda Sullivan Middle School receive national educational awards. Congratulations!

Big news! Congratulations to the San Jacinto Tigers and Nelda Sullivan Middle School for being two of the six schools nationwide to receive the Gradient Learning 2023 Rise Award! πŸŽ‰ Read the full story! πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Six Summit Learning schools receive national honor

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Video: The 1st graduating class of the day arriving at NRG. Congratulations!

1st graduating class of the day arriving at NRG. Excited for CTHS Pasadena ISD #ClassOf2023 Send them a shout out and let them know how proud you are of them.

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PISD is inviting public input on federal funds to support students and staff Tuesday June 13th.

Pasadena ISD Public Information meeting:

A public informational meeting will be held by Pasadena Independent School District on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, to seek public comments on the needs and use of federal funds within Title I, II, III and IV.

The purpose of the meeting is to seek input on how the district can use funds to provide supplemental services and support to students, families, teachers, administrators, and other district staff.

Meetings are scheduled at 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Pasadena ISD – Carmen Orozco Professional Development Complex, 1832 E. Sam Houston Pkwy S., Room #101A, Pasadena TX 77503.

For more information, please contact the Pasadena ISD – Special Programs office at 713-740-0225.

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PISD’s Teacher Ashley won GCEFCU Appreciated Teacher of the Year award and $2,500 prize. Congratulations!

Pasadena ISD congratulates Ashley Miller for being awarded the Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union 2023 Appreciated Teacher of the Year Award along with the $2,500 grand prize!

The Appreciated Teacher of

the Year Award was created by Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union to recognize outstanding educators within their field of membership, which now includes all districts and accredited schools in Texas. The Appreciated Teacher of the Year Award is given annually to one teacher who demonstrates exemplary dedication to their students and their profession. The remaining finalists receive a $500 honorarium.

“The students at Red Bluff Elementary are truly one of a kind. Knowing that I can make a difference in my students’ lives and other lives is the best reward I can receive as an educator,” said Miller.

Learn more here: https://www.gcefcu.org/appreciated-teacher-award-nominations/

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Dobie High’s Cruz Torres, a hardworking student athlete honored with selection into the Greater Houston Baseball Coaches Association. Congratulations!

Congratulations to J. Frank Dobie High School’s Cruz Torres for his well-deserved selection into the Greater Houston Baseball Coaches Association FUTURES GAME! Cruz is a true role model, combining hard work on the field with dedication to his studies in AP classes – a strong foundation for an even brighter future.

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San Jacinto Tiger band member was awarded Flute by Time to Level the Playing Field Foundation for dedication and craftsmanship. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Daryn H., who was surprised with his very own flute by the Time to Level the Playing Field Foundation. πŸ’™ Daryn was selected for his relentless dedication to developing craft and being a standout member of the San Jacinto Tigers Band. His bright smile lit up the stage moments before he began to play with his new flute. Pasadena ISD Fine Arts

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Dobie Sophomore Omar Serna nominated for top high school baseball player in the country. No sign up, let’s help him win.

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Dobie sophomore contends for top sophomore baseball player in the country honors. Let’s help get him there. Please VOTE.

https://news.scorebooklive.com/baseball/2023/05/10/vote-now-who-has-been-the-best-sophomore-high-school-baseball-player-in-the-country-in-2023

Omar Serna, Dobie (Texas)

Serna, an LSU commit, is one of the top defensive catchers in the country. He also has a plus fastball as a right-handed pitcher and can hit for power.

Vote now: Who has been the best sophomore high school baseball player in the country in 2023?

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PISD 102 Parent Graduates empowered to raise Highly Capable Kids – Celebrating their success and brighter futures. Congratulations!

Congratulations to the 102 parent graduates of the Raising Highly Capable Kids program! πŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸΌ Our 13-week course focused on empowering parents with the tools, skills, and confidence to raise caring, healthy, and responsible children. We are so proud of all the hard work and dedication put forth by our incredible parents. Here’s to building stronger families and brighter futures! 🌟 More photos coming soon!

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Celebrating Teachers: PISD proudly thanks their educators during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Pasadena ISD is proud to recognize and appreciate all of our teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week! We know that without their dedication, hard work, and passion of our amazing teachers, learning can’t happen! To show our appreciation, we are celebrating this week by saying thank you to our teachers in a special way! Let’s all take the time this week to say thank you and recognize the amazing work that Pasadena ISD teachers do everyday. We are so thankful for all that they do! #PasadenaISDTeacherAppreciationWeek #PasadenaISDProud πŸŽ‰πŸ’™β­οΈ

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Put Pasadena on the map as if it wasn’t. Vote nominated Ashley Miller with Red Bluff Elementary for GCEFCU’s Educator Teacher of the Year.

Red Bluff Elementary teacher Ashley Miller has been nominated for GULF COAST EDUCATOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR! Please go in and vote for ASHLEY MILLER!

YEAH ASHLEY! We are so proud of you!!!!

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Culinary experts inspire South Houston High students with a world-class presentation on leadership and passion in the food industry.

Culinary students at South Houston High School received a world class presentation from the Good Eating Company. Students got to hear from senior Vice President Don King who shared the leadership side of culinary where he expressed the simplicity of their business model: Good Company, Good Food, Good Stewards. He expressed that to make it far in the industry you need to find mentors and be mentor able

The Senior Director of marketing Leneia Weston, chimed in from Utah from the site of a new restaurant to discuss the concept of opening a restaurant, and what is done to give the customer a unique experience.

Senior Culinary Director Melody Miranda shared about the thought process that goes into place the moment you walk into a kitchen. Understanding the equipment available and planning a sellable menu with the tools and space available.

Two other Executive Chefs also zoomed in to share their experience on how they became chefs and how their journey didn’t necessarily start out in the industry but their passion led them to culinary.

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PISD: Celebrates Mexican culture and heritage on Cinco de Mayo.

Pasadena ISD is proud to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in honor of Mexican culture and heritage through music, food, and fun! Learn about the history of this important holiday as we commemorate its significance. We hope you’ll participate and join us in celebrating all that makes our community great!!

Share your Cinco de Mayo traditions with us by tagging us on Facebook or Twitter!

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PISD highlights celebrating excellence at the Shining Stars Gala 2023.

The Shining Stars Gala was an unforgettable night of celebration and recognition!

The purpose of the event is to award seniors whose academics shine the brightest on their campus. Students with the highest grade point averages from each high school are invited along with their parents and the educator “who has had the most impact on their education.” It is a star-studded event with foundation donors, board members, and the community all coming together to recognize the success and accomplishments of this elite group of young people and educators. Click the link below to view the complete photo gallery

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Rick Schneider Middle School ranked 9th among top 10 ESL Schools in Texas for Writing Domain with Summit K12 Program. Congratulations!

BIG NEWS:
Rick Schneider Middle School (PISD) has been recognized as one of the Top 10 ESL Schools of the Year in Texas for the Writing Domain, placing 9th out of over 4,000 schools using the Summit K12 program.

Winners represent the top performers in accelerating learning for Emergent Bilingual students. We would like to congratulate the Summit K12 Reading Intervention program teacher, Mr. Mickey Moffett, and his students, who are behind this incredible achievement.

Way to go Spartans. We look forward to continued success!

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