NET WARRIORS: Aldine ISD Volleyball Showing Promise In 2022
ALDINE ISD’S BEST VOLLEYBALL STARS HAVE BEEN BATTLING IT OUT ON THE HARDWOOD SINCE THE BEGINNING OF AUGUST. HERE ARE SOME NOTES AND A VYPE BY THE NUMBERS AS DISTRICT PLAY IS JUST A FEW WEEKS OLD WITH TEAMS EYEING PLAYOFF BERTHS COME THE END OF OCTOBER.
Aldine ISD approves retention bonuses, pay raises for all employees; teacher salaries increased to $61K
The Aldine ISD Board of Trustees approved pay raises and a retention bonus for all employees during the May 17 Board meeting. Trustees also approved raising the starting teacher salary from $58,000 to $61,000. The retention bonus will be determined by the years of service for staff employed as of January 1, 2022 and will be paid in the spring 2023.
Aldine ISD: Teacher aides who watched as special needs student attacked ‘no longer employed’ with district
The teacher aides who allegedly stood idly by while witnessing a student with autism being attacked by a fellow student at Jones Middle School are no longer employed at the school, according to Aldine ISD officials.
Aldine ISD police officer hurt after suspect intentionally rams into vehicle in northwest Houston, deputies say
HOUSTON – Harris County Precinct 1 deputies are investigating after an 18-year veteran Aldine ISD officer was injured in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday. Deputies said the crash happened around 3:45 a.m. when the officer was traveling northbound in the 10900 block of West Montgomery. Deputies said the vehicle involved, which has been identified as a black, newer-modeled Camaro, came parallel with the officer on his right side. If seen, contact @Pct1Constable dispatch at (713) 755-7628. pic.twitter.com/4bfOopRr2Q — Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct. #hounews pic.twitter.com/mtOQ0t9dUx — Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct.
LIST: Houston-area school districts, universities announce plans for week following winter weather closures
Conroe ISDConroe Independent School District will resume classes Monday. Deer Park ISDDeer Park ISD students will return to school Monday, Feb. 22. Humble ISDHumble ISD plans to resume school on Monday, Feb. 22, for all students, both on-campus and virtual students. District staff is in the process of reaching out to families to connect them with supports and information available through the Act. Royal ISDRoyal ISD students will resume school Tuesday.
Aldine ISD Feature: Toro Tough
Jones Middle School was opened in 2018 and since then, the Toros football and basketball teams have never lost a district game…never. The school won the Aldine ISD Adidas 3-Stripe Award, which names the district's top athletic program – the Toros are the first middle school program to win the award. AdThe 411 with Jones Middle School AD Laurentis Butler-ThomasVYPE: Who is the most influential person in your life? BUTLER: My high school coach – the late Emory Bellard, who coached at Texas A&M. I went from there to Stovall Middle School and ran some 7-on-7 stuff.
Aldine ISD Feature: Managing the Pandemic
CAMPBELL CENTER, THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR OF ALDINE ISD IS REMINDED ABOUT THE CHALLENGES HE AND HIS STAFF FACE EVERY DAY. Aldine ISD has definitely not taken this pandemic lightly. Ad"I feel like we're doing everything as a district to make sure our community, kids, coaches, fans and officials leaves here safe," Thompson said. "Not that we're not focusing on winning," Thompson said. "We are competing and, of course winning is important, but that will never be more important than the health and safety of the kids.
Is Your Houston-Area School Open During The Winter Storm? These Are The Local K-12, Higher Ed Closures And Modifications – Houston Public Media
K-12 SchoolsAldine ISD: The Aldine district will remain closed through Friday, February 19. Conroe ISD: The district will remain closed through Wednesday, and all extracurricular activities scheduled through Wednesday have been canceled. Cypress-Fairbanks ISD: All Cy-Fair ISD schools and facilities will remain closed through Thursday. Staff members will work from home, and students will participate in asynchronous virtual learning. Higher EducationHouston Community College: HCC will close both on-campus and virtual classes through Thursday.houstonpublicmedia.org
Behind the Scenes at the Aldine ISD Media Day
Behind the Scenes at the Aldine ISD Media DayThere is so much fun to be had at a VYPE Media Day! From team and individual pictures, social media shout-outs, and video interviews it is all there for the student-athlete to feel like a superstar! VYPE traveled out to Aldine ISD a few weeks ago for the Aldine ISD 2020 VYPE Winter Media Day. Check out the Behind the Scenes Video!
What's Inside: Aldine ISD 2021 Winter Edition
The next Aldine ISD magazine has arrived! The 2021 VYPE Aldine ISD Winter Edition is here and is chock full of amazing photos, feature stories on all five cover kids, and a great interview with Aldine ISD Athletic Director Dre' Thompson on how he has managed the pandemic. At the 2021 VYPE Aldine ISD winter sports photoshoot, there were hundreds of photos taken of each team and each athlete and coach! Check out all of VYPE's photos from our amazing photographers below.
Splash Zone: Aldine ISD Swimmers shine in District 14-6A Meet
At the end of January, Aldine ISD's best swimmers took to the pool to try and punch their tickets to the Region IV Championships at the District 15-6A Championships. When the scores were all compiled MacArthur women's swimming team took second place overall, led by Carmen Pedraza, Gissele Rodriguez, and Georgina Aguinaga. The Nimitz women's team took fourth, guided by Bailey Johnson. Aldine Davis men took third place overall – led by strong relay teams – while Eisenhower men finished fourth. Here are the Regional Qualifiers out of Aldine ISD.
DATA: Houston-area school districts see troubling failure rates for first grading period
No matter the school district, failure rates for the first grading period, among those learning virtually, are much higher than failure rates during the same period last year, according to an analysis of data conducted by KPRC 2. After reporting 42% of students enrolled in Houston Independent School District failed at least one course during the first six weeks of the school year, KPRC 2 sent requests to 10 Houston-area school districts for failure rates among virtual students vs in-person students. As more requests are fulfilled, KPRC 2 will continue to update the data provided:Houston Independent School DistrictWhile the Houston Independent School District is Texas’ largest school district, it’s far from alone in documenting problems associated with virtual learning. Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School DistrictForty-four percent of high school students enrolled in virtual learning failed at least one course during the first grading period, data released by Cy-Fair ISD confirmed. Thirty-eight percent of middle school students learning virtually failed at least one course, according to the data.
Aldine ISD alumna's painting business takes off after Bad Bunny offers $5K for his portrait
Aldine ISD alumna's painting business takes off after Bad Bunny offers $5K for his portraitCynthia Coronado's side-hustle painting business is taking off after Latin music artist Benito Antonio Martnez Ocasio, also known as "Bad Bunny" offered to purchase one of her portraits of him for $5,000. Cynthia Coronado's side-hustle painting business is taking off after Latin music artist Benito Antonio Martnez Ocasio, also known as "Bad Bunny" offered to purchase one of her portraits of him for $5,000. Photo: Aldine ISD Photo: Aldine ISD Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Aldine ISD alumna's painting business takes off after Bad Bunny offers $5K for his portrait 1 / 5 Back to GalleryAn Aldine ISD alumna's side-hustle painting business is taking off after Latin music artist Benito Antonio Martnez Ocasio, also known as "Bad Bunny," offered to purchase one of her portraits of him for $5,000. Cynthia Coronado, 22, graduated from Aldine ISD's magnet school, Carver High School for Engineering, Applied Technology and the Arts in 2016. A self-professed Bad Bunny fan, the aspiring artist channeled her quarantine boredom into creating a portrait of the bare-chested singer lying in the sun wearing heart-rimmed sunglasses.chron.com