First Week by the Numbers

Another school year, another 75,600 minutes of instruction per student to come. Here’s a look at what goes into getting ready for a new school year as well as a look at opening day – by the numbers. #BEPROUD


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Navy Jr. ROTC Cadets Tour South Texas Sites

Sixteen cadets enrolled in the Spring Branch Navy Jr. ROTC program at the Guthrie Center toured U.S. Navy and Coast Guard facilities and Texas A&M University-Kingsville during a summertime to South Texas.


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SBISD Draws Teachers From Across Nation

A successful recruiting season by Spring Branch ISD’s Human Resources Department has filled 27 positions for classroom teachers with recent education school graduates from across the nation, including new hires who grew up in New York, California, Indiana and Wisconsin.


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Community Makes Spring Branch Education Foundation School Supply Drive A Success

Each year, thousands of SBISD students who qualify for free and reduced lunch (more than half the district’s population) receive school supplies from Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF). This year, SBEF raised $22,000 for the program, providing supplies to students in 30 SBISD schools.


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Students Compete at National Jr. Olympics

More than 40 track and field student athletes from Spring Branch ISD took part in the recent AAU Junior Olympics Games held in Houston. The youth-oriented games, which celebrated a 50th year milestone, are the largest national multi-sport event for students across the United States.


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Teacher Sets Sail on Underwater Lesson

Each summer, science teachers are selected to participate in an expedition on the Exploration Vessel Nautilus. Shawn Gregg, a Spring Branch teacher, was one of them. He sees the opportunity as way to get students more interested in science and exploration.


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New School Leaders Announced

Spring Branch ISD has started the 2016-2017 school year with several new leadership and personnel announcements. 


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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.


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SBISD Teacher of the Year Wins Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award

For the first time ever, a Spring Branch ISD educator has been named a winner of the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, a prestigious local honor that includes a $20,000 cash award.


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Think Different: Learner’s Journey Launches

The district’s 4,700 employees gathered to kick off the new school year and celebrate the launch of SBISD's new plan, The Learner's Journey.


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Student Literacy EMPOWERED by Parent Engagement

ReadyRosie is an early education tool helping schools and communities across the nation deepen and scale their parent engagement efforts by equipping parents where they are. SBISD is excited to celebrate
the launch of this program with our Prek families this year!


ReadyRosie has hundreds of brief videos in English and Spanish that
model everyday interactions in familiar environments with real parents.

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