��� School News
Recent Stories Courtesy of Google News
Fight on HISD campus caught on camera
Sep 19, 2014 • KPRC HoustonA school fight caught on cell phone video and now broadcast across the internet via Facebook has prompted a response from the Houston Independent School District. The school district confirmed to Local 2, Friday, that the fight took place at Furr High ... More
Aug 7, 2014 • Chron.comNinth-grader Davonte Holcombe, right, reads a short story, out loud, in Shondrell Richardson's reading class at Furr High School, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Houston. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle ) ... More
For Houston teen, learning to read has been a years-long struggle
Jul 26, 2014 • Houston ChronicleDavonte Holcombe, a focused 15-year-old at Furr High School east of downtown, listened as Richardson set the expectations high. His short life had ... With a bachelor's in English from Texas Southern University and a master's in literature from ... More
The New Language of Furr
Jun 6, 2011 • Huffington Post (blog)Last month I visited Furr High School in Houston, Texas to present a College Board Inspiration Award for tremendous academic improvement. One of the highlights of the trip was meeting Dr. Bertie Simmons, the woman almost single-handedly responsible for ... More
McConnell Claims To Have 'Shocking' Video Proving Grimes Is Lying. He Doesn't.
Oct 15, 2014 • Huffington PostMa Ratl · Top Commenter · Spring Branch High School, Houston, TX. Greg Abbott is definitely lying in his ad saying Wendy Davis is under ... Micheal Derry · Top Commenter · Furr High School. Anthony Oliver But you can't really put all the blame on him ... More
Prototype school designs save time, money; critics say schools lack identity
May 2, 2014 • Houston ChronicleFor example, the glassy, high-tech Furr High School now being planned by ERO Architects - part of HISD's 2012 bond election - will accommodate a curriculum that emphasizes alternative green energy as well as the arts. "The first time I saw a ... For ... More
Houston Association of Realtors honors Rising Stars in real estate
Sep 26, 2014 • Chron.comI attended Furr High School in Houston from 10th through 12th grade. I hardly spoke English, but after a lot ... Clint M. Nabors (Heritage Texas Properties): "I am a leader within my company and with other community Realtors. I strive to offer help ... More
It's Othering Season: GOP Trots Out Fear 'n' Smear Tactics to Attack Democrats ...
Oct 21, 2014 • Huffington PostThere they go again: The GOP is trotting out their well-worn smear and fear tactics and swift-boating women with our gender. Enough is enough. We must reject the politics of personal destruction and choose hope over fear. If it's election time, it's ... More
No video clips have been uploaded.