Late spring registration will be available today through Jan. 23 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston. Students can register online at Classes begin Tuesday.


The University of Houston-Clear Lake will present its Super Saturday for SAT and college admission information event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

Students, parents, and high school counselors are invited to attend the free presentation.

To RSVP (lunch provided for those who do), visit or call 281-283-3120.


The Texas City High School Band Booster Club will have a bingo fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. today in the school’s cafeteria, 1431 Ninth Ave. N.

The cost will be 10 games for $20 (six cards per round; additional cards can be purchased). Prizes and door prizes will be awarded. Concessions also will be available for purchase.

For information, contact Matthew Raines, or 409-916-0824.


The La Marque High School Class of 2018 will host an “Oh What-A-Night” fundraiser spirit night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Whataburger, 6300 Interstate 45 S.

The restaurant will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to the class during that time frame. Participants can dine in or use the drive-through.

For information, email Jacinta Urps,

The Hitchcock Independent School District board of trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 7801 Neville in Hitchcock. For the agenda, visit

The Texas City Independent School District board of trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1700 Ninth Ave. N. in Texas City. For information, visit


College of the Mainland’s Lifelong Learning will present a free lecture on extended travel from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 105 at its Gulfway Plaza location, 14057 Delaney Road.

For information, call Gail Wheeler, 409-933-8912.

To RSVP, call 409-933-8586.

The Galveston Noon Optimist are accepting entries for its annual Optimist International Essay Contest through Friday. The contest is open to all middle and high school students ages 18 and younger in Galveston. “Can Society Function Without Respect” is the topic. The first place prize will be $250. For information, email Cynda Mullikin, or Diane Moore,


Santa Fe Independent School District will dedicate the Santa Fe High School gymnasium in honor of Anna “Coach Mill” Marie Milligan at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at 16000 state Highway 6.

The public is invited, and there will be light refreshments served afterward. There also will be an alumni game immediately after the dedication.

For information, call 409-925-9030.


Clear Falls High School Performing Arts Dept. will present “The Addams Family” at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 through Jan. 27 and Feb. 1 through Feb. 3 in the school’s auditorium at 4380 Village Way.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased online at

For information, email Dianna Moore,


Friendswood High School will celebrate its 50th musical anniversary from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. (reunion) and 7 p.m. (show presentation) Feb. 3 in the school’s cafeteria, 702 Greenbriar.

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” will be presented.

Tickets are $15 (cash or check).

For information, call Dayna Owen, 281-482-1267, Ext. 6612.


Galveston College will have the following student success workshops at its Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway:

• 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6 — Taking the Terror Out of the TSI;

• 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. March 8 — Safe Spring Break;

• 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. March 27 — Dress for Success;

• April 6 — Mock Interview Day (student must register for time); and

• 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 23 — Professionalism 101.

To register or get more information, email Amanda Smithson,


The College of the Mainland Art Gallery is accepting submissions of lens-based photography works with the theme of “Transformation” through Feb. 14 at 1200 Amburn Road.

Each artist is eligible to enter up to five lens-based works. No entry fee.

Email entry to

Email school calendar items to, or call Angela Wilson, community news editor, 409-683-5239.

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