Articles Tagged “HISD”

  • HISD Employees to Receive Raises

    Wednesday, the HISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to lift the hold on pay increases for its employees. Following two years of salaries that were frozen since the district lost $4.2 million in annual revenue,…

  • HISD’s Dr. Johnson Comments on Texas Senate Bill #1

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson.  He filled us in on legislation affecting Texas schools and HISD like the appropriations bill, Senate Bill #1, which was approved by…

  • Superintendent Johnson Comments on Bond Issue

    The HISD Bond Election didn’t pass a bond this time around. We asked Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson about HISD plans for any future endeavor in regard to the bond issue. He said they were “regrouping…

  • Early Voting Continues

    Early voting is underway in the HISD Bond election. The Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue is open for early voting today and tomorrow, Monday through Tuesday, from 8 AM to 5 PM.…

  • HISD Board Okays Construction Company to Upgrade Football & Soccer Fields

    At a special called meeting Thursday, the HISD Board of Trustees chose Paragon Sports Construction to complete $1.5 million dollars in upgrades to the high school football and soccer field, including building two more practice…

  • Early Voting Begins on HISD Bond Issue

    Today, early voting starts in the HISD Bond election. The Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue is open for early voting today through May 7th, Monday through Tuesday–weekdays only–from 8 AM to 5…

  • HISD May Get Needed Funds

    HISD may get needed money out of a portion of Texas’ Rainy Day Fund. Just this week state senators okayed a deal that would move $5.7 billion dollars from the fund and give it to…

  • HISD Approves 2013-14 School Calendar

    One of the several topics on HISD’s regular board meeting agenda last week was a change to the school calendar for 2013-14. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Marjetta Spriggs, said a survey had been…

  • HISD Bond Package Approved and to be Placed on Ballot

    Last night, at the regular HISD Board of Trustees meeting, boardmembers voted approval of a $65.5 million dollar bond package to be placed on the May 11th election ballot. Board President J-T Langley called for…

  • HISD Community Forum Held Thursday Night

    About 50 or so Huntsville citizens showed up for a community forum in the HISD Boardroom to either hear or voice views on HISD’s proposed $61.9 million dollar bond issue for new construction and infrastructure…