We Want to Hear Your SBISD Stories!

Spring Branch ISD is excited to launch SBISD Snapshots.   This unique new feature will showcase district and campus  programs, people and events that enrich our SBISD. Below are photos from the week of JANUARY 12-16, 2009. If you are interested in submitting photos and story ideas, contact the Communications Office. Or submit your photos at:



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Want to check out photos from this week?  Make sure to visit SNAPSHOTS online and bookmark the page.  Photos and updates are posted weekly.


Sixteen SBISD students earn awards in the regional Scholastic Art contest
Sixteen middle and high school students from Spring Branch ISD have been named regional winners in the annual Scholastic Art competition sponsored by the Harris County of Department of Education. Top student works now vie in Scholastic's national contest for a chance to be named one America's top talents.
Donations to families mark holidays
Like many campuses here, Spring Woods Middle School conducted an annual donation for families in need. The event at Spring Woods Middle was organized by Principal Cynthia Chai and Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church's adult volunteer program director and former SBISD staff member Mary Card and church members and volunteers. The church volunteers are integral to the middle school's highly successful mentoring program.
Communities in Schools Director Lucy Rainey interviewed families to determine needs. Memorial Drive Presbyterian provided donations, which included household items, toys and food. Volunteers bought and wrapped gifts. Families picked up their designated gifts on Dec. 19 in the school library.

Superintendent of Schools Duncan Klussmann receives ADL award
Spring Branch ISD Superintendent of Schools Duncan Klussmann was awarded the 2008 Milton S. Popkin Award by the Southwest Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) during its December meeting.
Author visit at Memorial Middle School
New York Times best-selling Author, Jodee Blanco, visited Memorial Middle School  on Jan.13. She spoke with students, teachers and parents about problems related to bullying, and gave tips on preventing or stopping bullying situations. 
Intern Donations
Interns from The Guthrie Center collected donations for the Westside Homeless Partnership. Thank you to eveyone who participated and made this event a success.