The Santa Fe Independent School District board of trustees will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at 4133 Warpath in Santa Fe. For information, call 409-925-3526.

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

The Dickinson Independent School District’s Education Foundation will present “Gator Tales” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays via its Facebook page at The reading initiative is aimed at fostering a love of reading among elementary students. If you’d like to participate as a guest reader, email Amanda Flannery,

Texas City Independent School District will have a groundbreaking ceremony at the following schools July 29:

• 9 a.m.: Guajardo Elementary School, 2300 21st St. N., in Texas City;

• 10 a.m.: Simms Elementary School, 529 N. Westward, in Texas City; and

• 10:45 a.m.: Hayley Elementary School, 1431 Bayou Road, in La Marque.

For information, contact Christina Hall-Payne, or 409-916-0108.

The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future is accepting nominations for its 2019 Texas City Hall of Honor and 2019 La Marque Legacy Hall, which will take place Oct. 17 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City. Nominations close July 31. Graduates must be from Booker T. Washington, Central or Wolvin high schools, Texas City High School, La Marque’s Lincoln High School or La Marque High School. To nominate an alumni, visit For information, email or call 409-916-0108.

The Galveston County Community Action Council’s Head Start Program is accepting applications for children ages 3-4 for the 2019-20 school year from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. The program offers free full-day early childhood development services to age and income-eligible children. For locations and required documents to register, call 409-692-0251 or 409-762-9019.

The Galveston Independent School District’s Book Bus will be available at various times and locations on the island. Schedule subject to change. For information, visit

Texas City Independent School District will offer parents a chance to register students online at through Aug. 2.

Parents needing online assistance can utilize the computer lab July 30 at Blocker Middle School, 1800 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City, or July 16 at La Marque High School, 397 Duroux, in La Marque. Staff will be on hand to help from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 16 and July 30.

The Clear Creek Independent School District’s Education Foundation is seeking nominations for its annual awards set for Nov. 2. Nomination forms are available at clearcreek and are due by Aug. 1. For information, call Kelsey McNeil, 281-284-0174.

Clear Creek Independent School District is accepting online registration for prekindergarten and kindergarten at And, all campuses will be reopened to receive required documentation from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 5.


The Hitchcock Independent School District’s Kids First Head Start will be accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year at 5701 FM 2004.

Registration will resume from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 through the remainder of the school year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1.

For information and eligibility requirements, call Kahne Girouard or Shirley Alexander at 409-316-6541.

The University of Houston-Clear Lake will have open registration for the 2019 fall semester through Aug. 23. No appointments are necessary. Financial aid is available for qualifying students. On-campus housing also is available. For information, visit

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