Bradley, Morrow named 2015 Principals of the Year
Sam Jamison Middle School, Home Page Only, Robert Turner High School
Sharon Bradley and Dr. Jennifer Morrow are used to wading into new waters.
One switched careers from the newsroom to the classroom, while the other accepted leadership of a campus still in the concept stage.
But their mutual passion for embracing challenges to create the best learning environment makes Bradley and Morrow deserving winners of Pearland ISD's 2015 Elementary and Secondary...
Sharon Bradley and Dr. Jennifer Morrow
Norman, Ward named 2015 Teachers of the Year
Glenda Dawson High School, Rogers Middle School, Home Page Only
Although their personalities and teaching styles differ, Tammy Norman and Melissa Ward have a united passion to give their best each day to motivate and inspire students.
Thanks to their joint commitment to students, Rogers Middle School's Norman and Dawson High School's Ward claimed the Pearland ISD 2015 Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year Award.
Elementary Winner: Tammy Norman
Strickland Chevrolet rewarded Teachers of the Year with program vehicles for a month.
Krishnakumar creates a buzz at Scripps bee
Pearland Jr. High West, Home Page Only
For the first time ever, Pearland ISD boasted a finalist in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which drew 285 contestants this year.
After blazing through preliminary and semifinal rounds, Pearland Junior High West's Siddharth Krishnakumar boasted one of the highest scores going into the finalist round, thanks to his vocabulary test scores and perfect spelling record.
As one of 10 spellers...
Krishnakumar (far right) in a final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (photo by Mark Bowen)
Seven campuses named ‘No Place for Hate’
Berry Miller Jr. High, Leon Sablatura Middle School, Pearland High School , Pearland Jr. High East, Rogers Middle School, Sam Jamison Middle School, Silverlake Elementary, Home Page Only
For their efforts to create inclusive environment where students feel valued and respected, seven Pearland ISD campuses earned the Anti-Defamation League's "No Place for Hate" designation.
These 2014-15 No Place for Hate campuses include. . .
Jamison Middle School
Rogers Middle School
Sablatura Middle School
Berry Miller Junior High
Pearland Junior High East
Logo courtesy of Anti-Defamation League
DHS one-act play wins second in state
Glenda Dawson High School, Home Page Only
After winning the state championship in 2014, Dawson High School's one-act play team got its encore this May.
With its performance of "The White Snake," the troupe advanced to state once again, placing second in the University Interscholastic League 6A One-Act Play State Meet.
In addition, the team received several individual awards, including "Best Actress" for Anh-Mai Kearney and...
"White Snake" cast and crew