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The Holiday Rockin' Roadrunners

Rummel Creek Elementary's Rockin' Roadrunners, under the guidance of Principal Nancy Harn, were among many students groups across the district that provided songs and merrymaking to welcome the holiday period ahead.

Have a safe and fun-filled holiday!

Students return on Tuesday, Jan. 6.
Teachers and staff return on Jan. 5.
Tiny Library at Buffalo Creek Elementary
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A brightly painted box brimming with books was dedicated at Buffalo Creek Elementary. The event launched United Way of Greater Houston's Tiny Libraries outreach effort.

Navy JROTC Cadets Honor Fallen Heroes
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Twenty-eight cadets from the Spring Branch Navy Jr. ROTC program based at the Guthrie Center took part in the Wreaths Across America program on Dec. 15.

The Gift of Knowledge
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This holiday season, every Spring Branch ISD third-grade student received "the gift of knowledge" thanks to The Dictionary Project, a program sponsored by the district's Community Relations department.

Valley Oaks Grand Opening
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When Valley Oaks Elementary students and staff return from winter break on Jan. 6, they'll return to their familiar location on Westview, after 18 months of transition at the former Edgewood Elementary building.


Jason Project

Rice Researcher Dreams About More Students in Space

Scholarship for Champions

SHS Golfer Keith Woodruff receives Reliant scholarship

Coaches Academy

Future Coaches Academy at Texas A&M

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icon Superintendent Search

Superintendent Duncan Klussmann, Ed.D., has announced his retirement next year. Visit our Superintendent Search site for the latest news on the Board's search process. More >>

icon Parent U Math

Almost 200 parents met at Frostwood Elementary recently to learn from district leaders in math curriculum and instruction.
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icon Big Fish, the Musical

Four Memorial High School Theatre students have been selected to participate in the Texas All-State festival production of Big Fish, the Musical.
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icon Leadership Summit

Student representatives from each of Spring Branch ISD's high schools attended the first West Houston Teen Leadership Summit.
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icon All-State Orchestra Students

Six highly talented SBISD high school students have been named to the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Orchestra. More >>

icon Superintendent Attends White House Event

Superintendent Duncan F. Klussmann, Ed.D., joined college presidents and other higher education leaders at the White House College Opportunity Day of Action. More >>

Upcoming Events & Calendar Dates

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SBISD Seeks Best Teachers and Staff

Spring Branch ISD is continuing to seek instructors for current and future anticipated openings for paraprofessionals, auxiliary applicants and teachers at two upcoming events. More >>

Breaking the Iron Cage of Poverty

Spring Branch ISD invites parents and community to join us for an important presentation by Dr. Donna Beegle on what it will take to break poverty barriers and improve outcomes for our students in need. More >>

icon Holiday Reminders

SBISD Schools will be closed for Winter Break (Dec. 20-Jan. 5). Make sure to download a copy of this year's Academic Calendar.
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icon Meningitis Vaccinations

Spring Branch ISD is hosting vaccination clinics using the school day for juniors and seniors. More >>

icon Elementary Math

Parent U will provide another learning session on Elementary Math by popular demand on Jan. 20, 6-7:30 p.m. Locations to be announced soon.

icon FAFSA Night

Find money for college! FAFSA/TASFA Night - Funding Your Future by Parent U will be held Jan. 15 at Spring Woods High School.

Shaping Spring Branch

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Shaping Spring Branch: A Look at Finance, Budget and Legislative Impacts

It's critical that every member of the Spring Branch Family is informed about what's going on related to funding and budget matters for public education and the Spring Branch Community.

It's one thing to talk about the numbers, but it's another to see the direct impact those numbers have on the day-to-day experiences our students and educators have in the classroom.

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