Large mats of water hyacinth have landed on the beaches, covering spots in front on the seawall and beyond.
Trinity Episcopal Middle School recently announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School recently announced its first nine-weeks awards for the 2016-17 school year:
The following students made the honor roll for the third six weeks at Stewart Elementary School in the Hitchcock Independent School District:
Bay Area Christian School recently participated in the Texas Private School Music Educators Association Middle School Honor Choir audition process. Four students were selected to participate in the choir, which is made up of private school choir students from the South Texas area. Students selected to participate were Presten Baumer, Berklee Dominguez, DJ Freeman and Grace Windham. Grace also received the second highest ranking rating overall for her audition.
High school trumpet player selected for U.S. Army All-American Band
San Luis Resort wins annual ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award
In October, Yaga’s Entertainment Inc., awarded three 2016 Galveston Island Shrimp Festival beneficiaries checks to the Ronald McDonald House ($3,500), Justin Hughes Foundation ($1,500) and the Galveston Education Foundation ($200).
COM student named Coca-Cola scholar
Here’s a potpourri of good things happening in Galveston County.
The principal of Ball High School in Galveston recently announced the honor roll for the second six weeks of the 2016-17 academic school year.
Heights Elementary School in Texas City recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll for 2016-17.
The principal of Parker Elementary School in Galveston recently announced the honor roll for the second six-weeks of the 2016-17 academic year.
Stewart Elementary School recently announced its second six weeks honor roll.
Here’s a look at some of the good things happening in the Friendswood Independent School District.
Winners have been announced for the Galveston Art League fall juried shows at the organization’s galleries on Postoffice Street in Galveston and on Sixth Street in Texas City.
Friendswood native wins scholarship
Here’s a look at some of the good things happening in the Rotary Club of Friendswood, which meets at noon Wednesdays in the board room of the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce, 1100 S. Friendswood Drive.
In solemn silence before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, two College of the Mainland Upward Bound students Maria Camargo from Dickinson High School and Tavien Hearne from Hitchcock High School laid a wreath honoring those who gave their lives.
Here’s some good news from the city of Friendswood.
Here’s a snippet of good things happening on Galveston Island.
Doug and Crystal Alvarez, along with Maria Sanchez and Glenn Alexander, of Sweet Peas Home Health Care, created a scholarship to help four College of the Mainland students join the History of Psychology in Europe credit class during the summer in 2017.
UH-Clear Lake dean receives psychology association honors
Friendswood High School speech, debate team winners
Charles Connell selected as a Samford University Presidential Scholar
Local resident launched rebuilding effort with $10,000 gift
In September, the Propeller Club at the Port of Galveston presented Texas A&M Galveston maritime students with scholarships totaling $10,000.
Recently, the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest members at ribbon cutting events across the island.
Santa Fe Independent School District recently announced students who have made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year:
The following students have made the honor roll and perfect attendance at Ambassadors Preparatory Academy in Galveston for the first six weeks of the 2016-17 school year:
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School recently announced its first nine weeks awards for the 2016-17 school year:
The principal of Ball High School in Galveston recently announced the honor roll for the first six weeks of the 2016-17 academic school year:
The following students made the honor roll for the first quarter of 2016-17 at True Cross Catholic School:
The following students made the first six weeks honor roll at Hitchcock Primary School:
The principal of Oppe Elementary School in Galveston recently announced the honor roll for the first six weeks of the 2016-17 academic year:
The principal of Parker Elementary School in Galveston recently announced the honor roll for the first six weeks of the 2016-17 academic year:
The following students made the honor roll at Stewart Elementary School in the Hitchcock Independent School District for the first six weeks:
The Men of Barbour’s recently held its inaugural youth and young adult conference on Nov. 5 at Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church. Several community leaders and groups participated in the conference such as the Iron Man Club, the mainland chapter of the NAACP and others.
Sharon Gillins, Darnell Ray, Cheryl Sue Johnson and Helen Mooty were recipients of a diversity scholarship to attend the National Historic Trust for Historic Preservation conference, which was Nov. 15-18.
Moody Early Childhood Center opened in August in Galveston at 1110 21st St. in Galveston.
Cavalla Historical Foundation wins awards
The Sea Isle Poker Run was held Sept. 4 and the event raised $3,500, which went to the Fifty Club of Galveston County.
In September, TWELVE Project co-founders Will Wright and Shannon Guillot-Wright presented Fanfare! Lutheran Music Academy Executive Director June Collins Pulliam a check for $3,000. More information about TWELVE can be found at www.twelvepeople.org.
First Lutheran Church’s annual “God’s Work. Our Hands.” project #FeedGalveston was an overwhelming success. Congregation members and community volunteers worked together to package almost 21,000 servings of healthy and nutritious meals for those in need throughout Galveston County.
During the months of September, October and November, the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce welcomed several businesses into its family.
On Sept. 16, the Silk Stocking Historic District Neighborhood Association had its annual meeting at Fish Tales in Galveston.
On Sept. 3, in Opelousas, La., the Artists in Motion Dance Studio, based in La Marque, competed in the “Who Ya Wit” majorette dance competition. This was their first time competing. Artists In Motion was the only team representing Galveston County.
In September, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Galveston County presented a check to the Women’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center in Galveston.
In early September, all the public school district’s education foundations received a donation from the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo. Each spring, during the Galveston County Fair, they host a special Education Foundation Night on the Thursday of the fair where attendees can choose which foundation they want to support. This friendly competition results in donations that support our public school classrooms.
On Sept. 3, 12 scouts from Boy Scout Troop No. 9310 visited with the inhabitants of the Harbourview care Center and played different board and family games with the seniors to give them a little change in their otherwise routine day.