More than 200 Deer Park ISD students converged on the South Campus this week to demonstrate applied knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math courses. The students participated in demonstrations and competitions ranging from coding to robotics.
Since 2011, the Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament has paid dividends for the Deer Park Education Foundation. This year, the basketball tournament raised more than $47,000 for the Foundation. This money funds innovative curriculum outside the regular school budget.
The San Jacinto College Foundation is auctioning off a 1972 Nova, with proceeds benefiting student scholarships and program support.
John Phelps, longtime San Jacinto College Foundation supporter and Pasadena resident, donated the antique car to the Foundation. The minimum bid is $18,000, and the auction is open until Thursday, March 2 at 10 a.m.
The Deer Park ISD Board of Trustees held its monthly regular meeting Monday evening. The Board recognized junior high and high school musicians who performed at the Texas Music Educators Association convention earlier this year. In regular business, the Board unanimously passed everything on its agenda.
The hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Education Support Center, 2800 Texas Avenue in Deer Park.
Information discussed at the hearing will include TAPR, financial standard reports, district accreditation status, campus performance objectives, information on violent or criminal incidents, and information on the performance of the previous year’s graduates in their first year of college, as reported by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
The hearing is open to the public.