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“I've learned that people will forget
what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how
you made them feel.”

Maya Angelou

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firefighting cadets find calling, passion

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Dr. Muri Earns National Communication Technology Award
Spring Branch ISD Superintendent of Schools Scott R. Muri, Ed.D., was named sole recipient of the 2017 Communication Technology Award for Superintendents by a leading group of communications and public relations professionals and a partnering education technology services firm.
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Reimagining Classrooms
SBISD is one of only 10 educational organizations across the nation to work with The Collaborative, led by the Transcend Education organization and the NewSchools Venture Fund (NSVF), in a "human-centered design process" aimed at creating new models for school. Read more
Young Professionals Support Literacy at Treasure Forest
Earlier this month, 100 Treasure Forest third-graders joined members of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) to celebrate the start of a new partnership designed to support literacy initiatives at the school. Read more
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Clemens Urges SWHS Athletes to Stay Strong Mentally
The 1980 Spring Woods High School graduate told athletes at his alma mater last week that it’s the mental part of a game that separates elite athletes from the rest. “Get your work done in the classroom,” Clemens said, “so you can represent the Tigers well.” Read more
#SBProud: Principals of the Year Recognized
Join the fun as Dr. Muri and crew surprise the Elementary and Secondary Principal of the Year Winners for 2017 with fun visits to their campuses. Congratulations to principals Stefanie Spencer and Brian Williams! Read more
#SBProud: Campus Teachers of the Year
Spring Branch ISD campuses have named more than 40 elementary and secondary educators as nominees for the annual campus Teacher of the Year competition. Finalists will be named later this spring. Read more ►
SBISD Community Relations Department wins at TSPRA
SBISD’s Communications and Community Relations departments were recognized by the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) with 18 separate awards following competitive judging and public announcement during the TSPRA Star Awards Celebration. Read more ►
School Finance Reform, Accountability at Legislature
SBISD continues to push for reform of the state’s school finance system, which penalizes property-wealthy districts, both through recapture and by withholding state funding, as property wealth increases. Read more
The next election for two positions on the SBISD Board of Trustees
is scheduled for Saturday, May 6.

Calendar of upcoming events & happenings:
Feb. 27 Texas PTA Rally Day (Austin, Texas)
March 2 Big Art Day (State Celebration of the Arts)
March 3 PTA President's Roundtable
(Schaper Leadership Center 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.)
March 4 First Saturday at AYAM
(Family Art Event 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.)
March 9 Parent U: Connect with Naviance
(SBISD Admin. Bldg. 5 - 6:30 p.m.)

March 13-17 Spring Break Holiday

May 6 SBEF 2017 Running for the Arts Event

May 6 SBISD Board of Trustees Election
May 8 SBEF Sporting Clay Tournament (rescheduled from earlier date)
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