Journey Together - SBISD Community APP

Sept. 27, 2016 Spring Branch

Good Neighbors

Abrams, Barry

  • Served on the SBEF Board and chaired its permanent endowment committee
  • Served as president of the Board of the Spring Branch Family Development Center
  • Served on the advisory board for the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum
  • Served on the SBISD Bond Advisory Committee

Academy of Choice

  • Hosted blood drives throughout the year
  • Provided the Spring Branch High School alumni scholarship to two seniors
  • Invited guests from The Alley Theater monthly to inspire students to participate in Poetry Slam at The Alley Theater
  • Provided incentives to honor roll students

Aldana, Jose

  • Facilitated the Language Arts tutoring with students in 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Facilitated Math tutoring with students in 2nd & 3rd grade
  • Assisted teachers & students in the classroom
  • Assisted students by monitoring restrooms breaks during STAAR test.
  • Provided assistance in the library
  • Assisted teachers with lunch duties in the cafeteria with students.
  • Acted as a classroom helper during summer school for 2nd and 3rd grade language arts and math

Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum

  • Provided museum tours to Northbrook High School students
  • Hosted a field trip for all SBISD second graders
  • Visited all SBISD first grade classrooms for the First Grade Road Shows: Animals in Art
  • Hosted SBEF's Running for the Arts

Alvarez, Victor

Victor C. Alvarez
  • Participated as a judge for the J. Landon Short Mini Grant Program
  • Served on the Partners in Education and Volunteer Advisory Board
  • Served on the Strategic Planning/District of Innovation Development Committee
  • Participated in the analysis of facilities and recommendations for prioritization
  • Served as a member of the Spring Woods Campus Improvement Team
  • Participated in discussions and recommendations to propose the bond funding for campus improvements
  • Secured funding and assisted in the production for the Back to School Health Fair at the Spring Branch Family Development Center


Amerigroup Health Plan
  • Sponsored the Spring Forest Middle School family night nutrition program
  • Provided a personal finance speaker to address parents
  • Hosted a health fair for Spring Forest Middle School
  • Provided donations for the Moms and Memories event

Artistic Works Dentistry

  • Provided paid internships to Health Science students, offering mentorship, letters of recommendation for college and future employment and financial support when earning their industry certification
  • Spoke to internship students at the Guthrie Center about best business practices and interviewing skills
  • Hosted tours of our facilities for Guthrie Center internship students and health science students
  • Provided permanent employment for past interns upon their certification or graduating from college
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board

Assistance League of Houstom

  • Donated free uniform packages to hundreds of SBISD students through the Operation School Bell® program
  • Provided scholarships to SBISD graduating seniors
  • Provided Payless Shoe Vouchers for students
  • Provided toothbrushes for students at multiple SBISD schools

Athletic Orthopedics and Knee Center

  • Participated in the SBISD Sports Medicine Department annual workshop for athletic training students
  • Supplied uniforms for Stratford High School Athletic Trainers
  • Provided employee discounts through the SBISD Xtra Credit Program
  • Provided a scholarship to a Spring Woods High School atheltic trainer student

AVANCE Houston Inc.

  • Delivered the Building Futures Program at Spring Woods Middle School to help students pursue higher education
  • Facilitated the Strong Families, Strong Communities Program at Spring Woods Middle School
  • Provided participants at Pine Shadow, Ridgecrest, and Spring Woods Middle School with information on community resources/support services

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation

  • Established a literacy mentoring program at Treasure Forest Elementary with the Foundation’s Young Professionals Group
  • Hosted a book drive for the Treasure Forest Elementary 3rd graders to kick off the literacy mentoring program
  • Administered the My Home Library Project at Treasure Forest Elementary to provide every child with a personal 6-book home library
  • Provided Dr. Suess book sets for SBISD Pre-K Centers in celebration of National Read Aloud Month

Barnes & Noble at Town and Country Village

  • Supported Rummel Creek Elementary Young Night
  • Provided store tours for Westchester Academy and Northbrook High School
  • Displayed student artwork from Valley Oaks, Westchester Academy, Westwood Elementary, and Treasure Forest Elementary
  • Provided author visits to Memorial Drive Elementary, Westwood, Rummel Creek, and Bendwood School
  • Donated books or gift cards to Westwood Elementary and others
  • Displayed student writings from Bendwood School

Bayou City Blessings in a Backpack

  • Delivered weekend food to 500 Spring Shadows Elementary students
  • Hosted a minimum of two staff appreciation events during the school year at Spring Shadows
  • Provided holiday food to qualifying students prior to Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks

Bear Blvd. School for Early Learning

  • Organized study trips for all second grade students in the district
  • Hosted the district Rodeo Art winners for a district art show
  • Hosted Rummel Creek’s celebration honoring local law enforcement with a reception
  • Donated space to Rummel Creek Elementary in their time of transition for after-school meetings, recognition receptions, and PTA meetings
  • Introduced educators from around the district at a Night for Educators to the exhibit and how to utilize material in instruction
  • Provided Stratford High School Student Council and Journalism students with a tour and presentation by Lucille Bridges
  • Hosted Westchester High School’s No Place for Hate club trip to tour Power of Children Exhibit
  • Displayed SBISD student artwork in celebration of Youth Art Month

Bendwood Elementary PTA

Bendwood School / Zebra Zone Child Care Center

  • Served as a voting host facility for local, state and federal elections
  • Offered use of our facilities when students from surrounding districts attend field trips at nearby parks
  • Shared our parking facilities for community events at our neighbor church
  • Provided district-wide CPR trainings organized by our Health Services staff
  • Conducted a campus food drive to collect items for families served by Memorial Assistance Ministries

Blue Willow Bookshop

  • Sponsored the Bookworm picture book festival at Spring Oaks Middle School
  • Served as judge for the J. Landon Short Mini Grant program
  • Brought authors to Memorial Drive Elementary, Hunter's Creek, Bunker Hill, Frostwood, Rummel Creek, Nottingham, Sherwood, Terrace, Edgewood, Memorial Middle, and Spring Woods High

Bo's Place

  • Offered school-based grief support groups for children and families at YES Prep at Northbrook
  • Hosted parent meeting for all parent/guardians of students participating in the support group
  • Provided grief support groups for children and families in SBISD

Boudreaux's Cajun Kitchen

  • Partnered with Guthrie Center to provide paid internships for students, offering mentorship, guidance around the higher education application process, letters of recommendation and the possibility of permanent employment
  • Spoke to students about required industry skills and provided support through a Q&A session
  • Trained students in soft-skills and effective business practices
  • Hosted tours of facility for students
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Campus Improvement Team

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston

  • Participated in the Spring Branch Family Development Center Fall Event & Back to School Fair
  • Participated in the Book Nook Pilot Program and NASA - Astro Camp for SBISD students
  • Housed a Communities in Schools(CIS) /CASE for Kids office within our site with a staff member onsite weekly
  • Incorporated service learning opportunities and SEL/SJYD components into BGCGH programming, as well as ongoing professional development of staff
  • Participated in Texas Aim (Sylvan Partnership) and United Way Book Club (Fire UP) through our after-school clubs at Housman and Buffalo Creek Elementary
  • Hosted the Kids Cafe program to offer healthy meals and snacks to students
  • Partnered with Spring Spirit to facilitate sports leagues and mentoring

BP Women's Wells Association

  • Presented to 8th graders about energy industry career opportunities at JA Inspire
  • Provided female engineers and scientists to speak at Stratford High School about career opportunities within BP America
  • Hosted 30 high school girls from SBISD for a tour of the BP technology suite and the Offshore Technology floor
  • Provided panelists for Career Exploration Day at Westchester to give career advice to 11th graders
  • Hosted a Lunch with the Experts for 60 high school girls to meet with female mentors in STEM careers within the energy industry

Breed, J. Carter

  • Worked all events and served on numerous committees with the SBEF Executive Committee
  • Served on Facilities Assessment Committee
  • Served as an SBISD Trustee

Brenda and John Duncan YMCA

  • Promoted the Water Wise Safety Program by providing swim lessons for 1st and 2nd graders from Buffalo Creek Elementary for the 19th year
  • Provided pool time for the Northbrook High School swim team
  • Offered programs for teens that assist with college visits, applications, as well as facilitating volunteer and employment opportunities to SBISD students

Buffalo Creek Elementary

  • Raised money for the American Heart Association through Jump Rope for Heart
  • Conducted food drives to benefit East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Participated in the Turn it Gold fundraiser to support childhood cancer awareness
  • Raised money for MD Anderson Breast Cancer Awareness initiative

Bunker Hill Elementary

  • Conducted activities to support Thornwood Elementary including a winter clothing drive, box top collection drive, holiday party supplies and books and school supplies drive
  • Provided teacher appreciation treats for Thornwood Elementary
  • Conducted and volunteered in a food drive for the Houston Food Bank
  • Raised funds for Woodview Elementary 5th grade’s garden project
  • Provided 5th grade students to mentor Thornwood 2nd graders

Bunker Hill PTA

  • Raised funds to provide training for BHE teachers and staff
  • Provided substitutes to allow teachers have more time to plan with their teams
  • Purchased textbooks and workbooks for BHE classrooms 
  • Provided funds to hire interventionists at BHE 
  • Purchased active boards, iPads, iTouches, and Chromebooks for BHE classrooms 
  • Hosted International Day, the Spring carnival, the Book Fair, Colonial Day and Dissection Day at BHE 
  • Organized a Teacher Appreciation Committee to support BHE staff

Caring Aggies Mentoring Program (CAMP)

  • Hosted a field trip for Treasure Forest 3rd graders to visit TAMU Galveston
  • Sponsored a visit to TAMU College Station Health & Kinesiology for Treasure Forest 4th graders
  • Organized a visit to the Houston Food Bank for Landrum 8th graders to give back to the community and learn about the food bank’s resources
  • Hosted a writing workshop at the Houston Public Library for 6th graders
  • Sponsored a field trip for 7th graders to attend Houston Touchdown Tour- Super Bowl Event
  • Organized a career day for 9th and 10th graders
  • Hosted an event for 11th and 12th graders to learn the basic of managing finances

Cedar Book Elementary

  • Hosted a Family Literacy Night supporting Literacy Advance of Houston, providing parents with strategies to elevate the quality of literacy time and providing students with free books and crafts
  • Provided community ESL classes
  • Participated in Pennies for Patients to raise funds benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Hosted library nights once a month to support family literacy and parent involvement
  • Participated in SBEF’s Running for the Arts
  • Organized a staff sponsored Angels’ Tree to provide holiday gifts for students
  • Encouraged students to join the Jogging Club – for 9 weeks in the fall and 9 weeks in the spring kids jog the track at the spark park and earn small feet charms for every 5 miles they jog.
  • Organized Great Pumpkin Fun Run – we jog into the fall season! There are different levels of registration and families come out and exercise together. Students receive a pumpkin and other goodies upon completion of the course.
  • Promoted a Walk to School Day – one Friday morning in the fall and one Friday morning in the spring. Students meet at the Corner Store to walk to school and start their day in a healthy way. Students received stickers as they walked into school.
  • Organized a Field Day – a day full of fun spent outside
  • Participated on the 5th Grade Track Meet – 5th grade students from around the district gather at Stratford to compete in a friendly track meet.

Centerpoint Energy

  • Supported Junior Achievement’s “Your Career, Your Future” program in SBISD
  • Chaperoned Junior Achievement’s Biztown event
  • Served on PIE Advisory Board and Edgewood Advisory Board
  • Hosted Edgewood Elementary Choir’s annual holiday season concert at Spring Branch Service Center
  • Donated and read Dr. Suess books to Edgewood Elementary students on Dr. Seuss's birthday

Chapelwood United Methodist Church

  • Provided college scholarships to SBISD graduates to pursue higher education
  • Sponsored the Collegiate Challenge program at Northbrook High, providing mentors, programming, and celebration underwriting to seniors to help with the college application and financial aid process
  • Provided volunteers as Panda Path Reading Pals
  • Provided tutors at Spring Branch Elementary in a variety of subjects
  • Sponsored the Student With Amazing Potential (SWAP) program at Spring Oaks Middle
  • Sponsored The Branch Enrichment Program at five elementary schools
  • Supported recruitment, training and activities of members serving as mentors at Academy of Choice
  • Collected and donated books for Spring Branch Elementary students


  • Provided ongoing funding and support for JASON Learning STEM implementation in all middle school science curriculum, as well as online access to the program for all SBISD students and teachers
  • Funded the Fuel Your Schools program through Donors Choose for teachers to apply for classroom equipment and supplies
  • Provided funding for educators and student National Argonauts to travel abroad to participate in field research with scientists in a marine environment
  • Provided funding for 6 teachers to attend the National Jason Conference

Chick-fil-A Memorial & Dairy Ashford

  • Served on Stratford's Campus Improvement Team
  • Served on Meadow Wood Elementary’s Campus Improvement Team
  • Hosted multiple Spirit Nights during the school year for Stratford, Spring Forest Middle, Wilchester, Meadow Wood, Rummel Creek, Thornwood, Nottingham, and Sherwood
  • Made in-kind donations to support PTA and school functions at Rummel Creek, Wilchester, Meadow Wood, Spring Forest Middle, Nottingham, and Stratford
  • Fed all volunteers breakfast on The Big Day at Stratford
  • Provided both monetary and in-kind support to the Stratford Spartanaires as Platinum Sponsors

Chick-fil-A Memorial City

  • Provided incentives to all SBISD schools that signed up for our Loyalty Program
  • Donated food, raffle baskets and time to help raise funds for schools
  • Raised funds to assist with school needs through off-site Spirit Nights
  • Provided employee discounts through the SBISD Xtra Credit Program

Chick-fil-A Silber Road

  • Gifted current Spring Branch ISD student employees with 200 hours of service and scholarships for higher education
  • Donated goods and monetary support
  • Donated the time of the Marketing Director to speak to internship students from The Guthrie Center and 8th graders at JA Inspire Career Day
  • Provided employee discounts and incentives through the SBISD Xtra Credit Program

Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church

  • Participated in the SpringBoard Mentoring Program at Cedar Brook
  • Hosted three appreciation events to support and encourage CBE teachers, staff and PTA leadership
  • Collected supplies for Back to School Survival Baskets for all CBE teachers and staff
  • Provided classroom reading volunteers to support CBE’s Family Literacy Night and “Read Across America”
  • Provided for CBE families through the Angel Tree program
  • Sponsored students, supported teachers and provided volunteers for CBE’s Pumpkin Fun Run
  • Collaborated with CBE PTA to support and organize its Paw Print capital campaign
  • Provided volunteers to work alongside CBE parents, teachers and students with campus garden projects and paw print painting

Christ Memorial Lutheran Church

  • Participating in the SpringBoard Mentorign Program at Meadow Wood Elementary
  • Served as a mentor coordinator between Christ Memorial Lutheran Church and Meadow Wood Elementary
  • Served on SBISD’s Volunteer Advisory Board
  • Coordinated with MAM on the Back to School program for the district
  • Provided athletic field and gymnasium for SBISD students in cooperation with Family Point Resources

Christ the King Presbyterian Church

  • Prepared weekly Blessings in a Backpack bags for students at Housman Elementary, Treasure Forest Elementary and Panda Path
  • Distributed 945 Christmas Boxes of Blessing to SBISD families
  • Prepared 120 backpacks for Housman and Treasure Forest Elementary students

Cindy Crofford Photography

  • Hired a student intern
  • Advertised in school directories
  • Donated to Stratford Playhouse Playbill

CITGO Petroleum

  • Provided 15 scholarships to seniors pursuing a degree in STEM fields
  • Sponsored teacher grants through the Personalized Learning Design Challenge
  • Provided STEM teacher training through the Ocean Exploration Trust's Community STEM Program
  • Sponsored a Cornerstone Academy teacher as a Nautilus Ambassador
  • Awarded 50 Kindles in collaboration with the Harris County Sheriff's Office to Northbrook HS and Spring Oaks Middle School students with perfect attendance
  • Particiapted in JA Inspire Career Day for 8th graders
  • Participated in the Career Exploration Fair for 9th and 10th graders at Westchester Academy
  • Visited Treasure Forest and Pine Shadows Elementary Schools with Bess the Book Bus to share the love of reading with over 200 students
  • Donated school supplies, socks, and underwear to Westwood Elementary


  • Faciliated the Lead College Success Program at Westchester Academy
  • Taught the Lead College Success Program to students at Northbrook High School and Spring Woods High during their advisory period
  • Presented college information sessions on a variety of topics at the annual Parent U conference

Communities in Schools of Houston

  • Utilized integrated support systems at 34 campuses to keep kids in schools and prepare them to achieve in life
  • Sponsored Tutorville on 8 campuses for 100 students from Pre-K to high school to receive academic support in Math, Language Arts, Writing, English II & III, Reading, and Social Skills
  • Partnered with HCC to coordinate college and career readiness programs for SBISD high school students
  • Created Project MOVE, in partnership with UT School of Dentistry, to provide preventative and restorative care to 179 children in Spring Branch

Community Health Choice

  • Provided the “Care a Van” to the Spring Branch Family Development Health Fair to provide health information for families
  • Planned a back-to-school event for SBISD students at Brompton Square apartments
  • Participated in the JA Inspire Career Day for 8th graders
  • Provided a representative to help families with CHIP and Medicaid applications at the Spring Branch Family Development Center

Community Youth Services

  • Provided counseling and crisis interventions for students as needed
  • Facilitated a supportive guidance group for 5th grade boys
  • Provided outside referrals for families in need
  • Provided crisis intervention for short and long term interventions of suicides, runaways, juvenile offenders, etc.
  • Conducted home visits to ensure the safety of students
  • Offered pregnancy related services


  • Hosted “Have a Ball with Math” event, highlighting the math in baseball, for more than 300 SBISD students
  • Provided professional development for teachers through the ConocoPhillips Rice Elementary Model Science Lab at Treasure Forest Elementary
  • Provided Junior Achievement volunteers in various SBISD classrooms
  • Tutored 4th and 5th grade students at Thornwood Elementary in math and reading

Cornerstone Academy

  • Sponsored a hair drive to donate over 50 inches of hair to the Pantene Great Lengths program
  • Participated in the 7 Rings of Gold Walk supporting The Cure Starts Now organization
  • Participated in the training of PTSD service dogs through Give Us Paws
  • Participated in Wreath Across America by creating and placing wreaths on veterans graves
  • Provided students to volunteer at the Treemont Retirement Home, Houston Food Bank and Kids’ Meals Facility
  • Hosted Ridgecrest Elementary Kindergartners for a Spring Fling and Egg Hunt

CoSAP Phoenix House

  • Hosted Family Day, a national movement to promote simple acts of parental engagement as key ways to help prevent risky behavior and substance use in children and teens
  • Hosted Prescription Drug Take Back to provide a safe and convenient method to dispose of medications that are no longer needed
  • Presented to Ridgecrest Elementary parents regarding drugs and alcohol


  • Donated over 300 backpacks to Pine Shadows Elementary students
  • Donated a gift certificate to Pine Shadows’ Field Day
  • Donated items for Pine Shadows’ fall festival celebration

Crime Stoppers of Houston Safe School Program

  • Presented the Our Safe School Program to 11 SBISD campuses to educate students about Cyber Safety and Teen Dating
  • Participated in the Back to School Fair by handing out child ID kits and information on safety
  • Partnered with Memorial High School students to create a video that demonstrates the dangers of underage drinking
  • Attended and participated in the I Am Important Conference at Northbrook High School
  • Served on the Coalition of Substance Abuse Prevention Committee
  • Participated in a multi-agency Safe School program to prevent and inform about crimes in and around SBISD schools
  • Provided free presentations, fliers, posters, signs, and training materials to schools to facilitate safety
  • Facilitated presentations and trainings on the Crime Stoppers of Houston Safe School program to students, staff, parents, and other law enforcement personnel
  • Hosted a School Safety Summit for all school administrators and law enforcement officials

Crossroads Animal Clinic

  • Hired SBISD students with an interest in veterinary sciences as interns
  • Served as a guest speaker for internship and veterinary science students
  • Provided vet-bound students with surgical participation opportunities
  • Provided permanent employment for past SBISD interns upon graduating
  • Hosted facility tours for SBISD interns

Darsey-Krivan Orthodontics

  • Employed a high school student who was interested in the dental field
  • Offered opportunities for students to shadow our practice to see if they would be interested in the orthodontic field
  • Supported local PTA's by providing lunch for meetings throughout the year
  • Provided items for school auctions and financial support for various initiatives

Davis & Davis Attorneys at Law

  • Provided internships and mentorship to students interested in Legal and Criminal Justice Degrees
  • Worked with interns on college guidance, essay writing, and college applications
  • Provided permanent employment for past SBISD internship students
  • Hosted court tours for SBISD internship and Criminal Justice class students

Dawson, Katherine

  • Sponsored and participated in The Dictionary Project for 3rd graders at Rummel Creek and Pine Shadows
  • Served as a member of the SBISD Volunteer Advisory Board and Family Engagement Committee
  • Served as an SBISD Trustee 
  • Served as a special reader at Sherwood and Ridgecrest Elementary
  • Served as a member of the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum Board

DeBesse, Tom and Linda

  • Served on the SBISD Long Range Facilities Planning committee
  • Served on the SBISD Bond Advisory Committee
  • Provided funding to the Nottingham Elementary PTA
  • Served as a Watch D.O.G.S. (Dad of a Great Student) at Nottingham
  • Presented the Wells Fargo scholarship at the Spring Branch Education Foundation Awards banquet

Diane Dwyer Interior Design

  • Served as the Guthrie Center’s Committee Chairman for keeping current with industry standards
  • Provided resources for the Guthrie Center Library
  • Served as a volunteer chaperone on Guthrie Center field trips

Dolan, Pat

  • Funded buses to take students to bookworm festival 
  • Donated snacks for students, staff and families during family library nights
  • Funded transportation for students to attend the Cool Brains Reading Event

Dow Chemical

  • Participated in JA Inspire Career Day for 8th graders
  • Hosted a JA Day for Spring Branch Elementary Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students
  • Hosted a Reverse Job Shadow event for Spring Wood High School students
  • Hosted Spring Woods High School science teachers and select students from the Collegiate Challenge group to tour a working Dow R&D facility
  • Hosted the TAME STEM trailer at Spring Branch Middle School for 8th grade students

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart

  • Provided educational support to 3rd grade Ridgecrest Elementary students
  • Provided middle and high school students to tutor Edgewood Elementary kindergarteners
  • Assisted in the Edgewood Elementary Library
  • Volunteered with the Edgewood Elementary Coding Club students 
  • Mentored 5th grade Edgewood Elementary girls

East Spring Branch Food Pantry

  • Donated food to prepare Thanksgiving dinners for 25 families from 15 schools
  • Provided Cedar Brook students with snacks for the after-school programs
  • Hosted school tours for elementary and pre-school students
  • Attended school science fairs and provided information to parents offering free items
  • Hosted student volunteers to fulfill community service hours

Edgewood Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Collaborated with SpringSpirit to offer an after-school Soccer for Success program that incorporated Fitness Gramm, a reading incentive program and Health and Wellness
  • Hosted four Family Literacy & Math Nights
  • Hosted the 9th annual Family Fun Fitness Night for the Edgewood community
  • Opened the library to families and community twice a month during the year
  • Participated in SBEF Running for the Arts
  • Hosted YES Prep and KIPP community and parent meetings to raise awareness of the SKY Partnership and provided computers and assistance to parents who needed help entering the school lotteries
  • Hosted various classes for parents, such as Triple P Parenting classes and , Nutrition Texas A&M Agri-life
  • Hosted a Spring Branch Health Fitness Teachers Association meeting for the district and held a Shot Put Training for SBISD Health Fitness teachers to prepare students for the District 5th Grade Track Meet
  • Hosted a Community Volunteer meeting
  • Collaborated with Angels of Light/Second Baptist to have 100 parents and children participate in the event.
  • Collaborated with Blue Willow Book Store, Book Worm Festival, 60 students & parents attended the event.
  • Hosted the Volunteer Community Partner luncheon.

Emerson Daniel Measurement and Control

  • Provided funding to support local activites at Woodview Elementary
  • Participated on Woodview Elementary’s PTA
  • Sponsored The Dictionary Project for Woodview Elementary 3rd graders

Ernst & Young LLP

  • Sponsored an Academy of Finance Intern from Stratford for a six week internship
  • Sponsored an Academy of Finance Intern from Memorial HS for a six week internship
  • Provided a graduate internship for a Stratford and Academy of Finance alumni who recently graduated

Espey, Jennifer

  • Volunteered with the Communities In Schools programs at Spring Branch Middle and Memorial High School
  • Volunteered as a Spring Branch ISD Mentor
  • Served on the advisory committee for Parents for Full & Fair Funding of Texas Public Schools
  • Volunteered during the Memorial High School college fair
  • Served as the Spring Branch Middle School PTA Community Network Coordinator
  • Served on the SBISD Bond Advisory Committee


  • Gifted an individual volunteer involvement grant to Meadow Wood Elementary
  • Provided BIZ Town volunteers for Ridgecrest Elementary
  • Gifted an individual volunteer involvement grant for tutoring at Housman Elementary

Fair Haven United Methodist Church

  • Held the Charter for Boy Scout Troop #631 and Cub Scout Pack #1631 and provided a meeting place for SBISD scouts in the Fair Haven Scout Hut
  • Held after-school homework help programs for SBISD students in the Gessner Park Apartments
  • Provided ESL and Citizenship classes to SBISD parents and students
  • Hosted the Spring Branch Girls' Choir annual concert and reception
  • Gathered food items, stocked shelves, and passed out food to SBISD students and their families each week and at Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Hosted the Vacation Bible School free of charge for 75 SBISD students, including meals and van service

Faith Center of Houston's First Baptist Church

  • Assisted SBISD families with food and clothing, rent, gas and water
  • Provided families with holiday support at Housman Elementary
  • Donated Thanksgiving turkeys to families in need

FamilyPoint Resources

  • Hosted after-school activities and provided a gathering place for SBISD families at the Nottingham Community Library
  • Provided children from the Nottingham Park neighborhood the opportunity to be involved in a variety of extracurricular activities at the Nottingham Park Community Library through clubs, classes, and tutoring programs
  • Partnered with Cisco and St. Thomas Presbyterian Church to provide backpacks full of school supplies to students at Thornwood, Sherwood, and Spring Forest Middle
  • Offered 13 different summer enrichment programs for elementary and middle school children, allowing them to engage with arts, sports, and reading, dance and theater
  • Help cover registration, transportation, and equipment fees through our youth sports program
  • Partnered with Bayou City Fellowship to create two ESL programs for international and refugee students
  • Partnered with Camp Ozark and the Camp Ozark Foundation to send 150 Nottingham Park area students to Mt. Ida, Arkansas for a week of camp on full scholarship

Ferworn, Pamela and Kevin

  • Sered as a mentor for three students
  • Volunteered at Spring Forest Middle School and Meadow Wood Elementary
  • Provided time, donations & financial assistance to Family Point Resources
  • Provided financial donations to Spring Forest Middle School & Meadow Wood Elementary

First Community Credit Union

  • Served on the SBISD Partners in Education Advisory Board and Volunteer Advisory Board
  • Provided mentors for Woodview Elementary
  • Provided funding for the J. Landon Short Mini-Grant program and for the SBISD Teachers of the Year
  • Hosted a financial literacy class at Academy of Choice
  • Donated to multiple SBEF and SBISD events
  • Displayed SBISD student artwork in our offices in celebration of Youth Art Month
  • Hosted a student intern from the Academy of Finance

First Congregational Church

  • Provided members to be mentors to SBISD students
  • Hosted a back-to-school drive for MAM to benefit SBISD students
  • Supported the Woods Project for SBISD students, to learn leadership skills and soft-skills
  • Partnered with Fair Haven United Methodist Church to provide a soup kitchen once a month to SBISD families

First Junior Woman's Club

  • Adopted four families for the Stratford Spartan Shares Program
  • Provided underwriting for the End-Of-the-Year Stratford High School Faculty Lunch for 200 staff
  • Funded 13 senior scholarships for Stratford high school seniors
  • Provided student volunteers for the Annual Stratford Big Day and Stratford Junior Garage Sale
  • Supported the Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum through our parent and student volunteers for Spring AYAM on the Road Art Classes and Fall Classes

Frostwood Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate designation
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile initiative
  • Supported KSHAC students by teaching leadership skills and healthy lifestyles
  • Supported the Green Tigers by hosting their activities including recycling, safety, & gardening
  • Supported the PTA with a staff membership drive and various activities
  • Taught outreach, community service and leadership skills to the student council
  • Had a food drive during Red Ribbon Week (food went to Fairhaven Food Pantry, which serves families in SBISD)
  • Sweater, jacket and coat drive for our sister school, Housman Elem.
  • Raised money to help train a puppy through Dawg Foundation (the dog will assist a veteran)

Frostwood Elementary PTA

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate designation
  • Supported the PTA with a staff membership drive and various activities
  • Had a food drive during Red Ribbon Week and donated 14 boxes of canned goods to Fairhaven Food Pantry
  • Collected Toys for Tots, Halloween Costumes, and books for Sister School
  • Donated pumpkins, pet items, and meals for kids to Treemont

Generations Church

  • Provided breakfast for Spring Branch Middle School staff development days
  • Taught ESL and Computer Literacy courses for adults at Spring Branch Middle School
  • Provided scholarships for several Spring Branch Middle School students to attend a leadership summer camp

Girls on the Run Greater Houston

  • Hosted 100+ girls from a variety of Spring Branch ISD Campuses at the Girls on the Run Spring 5K
  • Hosted Girls on the Run and Heart and Sole on 9 campuses
  • Provided financial assistance at six Spring Branch campuses for participants to receive running shoes, program and race day t-shirts
  • Provided opportunities for SBISD Girls on the Run Teams to participate in 10 community impact projects

Gonzalez, Chris

  • Served as an SBEF board member, participating on the Scholarship Committee and Executive Board
  • Continued service as an SBISD Trustee
  • Sponsored the Dictionary Project at Rummel Creek Elementary

Good News Club

  • Provided an after-school program once a week to students at Cedar Brook, Westwood, Edgewood, and Frostwood
  • Donated toys and gifts to the participating students at Christmas time
  • Partnered with Shady Acres Baptist Church to give the students the opportunity to perform in a Christmas program

Gower, Allison

  • Served as a SpringBoard mentor at YES Prep at Northbrook Middle School
  • Coordinated a tutoring program for at-risk students at 7 campuses
  • Coordinated a Dance and Theater program for SBISD students attending an enrichment program at The Branch

Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce

  • Provided a job shadowing experience to allow high school girls to shadow professionals within a field of interest
  • Provided two scholarships to graduating seniors
  • Invited SBISD students to attend the Conference for Women and hear about successful business women

Guthrie Center

  • Hosted a warm clothing drive for Memorial Assistance Ministries
  • Provided photography students to take photographs for various SBISD events
  • Provided Graphic Design and Architecture students to pair with Westwood students for the Monster Project
  • Provided students to design a brochure for Baker Builders
  • Participated in the Canstruction event and donated 3400 cans of food to the Houston Food Bank
  • Provided NJROTC cadets to color guard for many SBISD events
  • Provided Ag Science and FFA students to host blood drives, Santa's Farm and Children's Barnyard events for SBISD students , and participated in Pennies for Patients for the Leukemia Society.
  • Provided National Technical Honor Society students to help with multiple SBISD events
  • Donated culinary students to help develop recipes for the Kids Teaching Kids cookbook

Hampton, Tammy

  • Served as a CIT Member at Memorial High and Memorial Middle schools
  • Served as VP Communications for Memorial High School PTA and Memorial Middle School Booster Club
  • Volunteered in the copy rooms at Memorial High and Memorial Middle
  • Served as Awards Chairman for the SBISD Council of PTA's
  • Served on the Bond Advisory Committee for SBISD

Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa Houston- Memorial

  • Donated complimentary full massage or facials to all staff at Frostwood, Rummel Creek, Bunker Hill, Wilchester, Spring Branch Middle, Memorial Middle and Memorial High
  • Supported Frostwood, Rummel Creek, Bunker Hill, Wilchester, Spring Branch Middle, Memorial Middle and Memorial High PTA's through the donation of funds or services
  • Hosted Mom’s Night for Memorial High and Memorial Middle where school volunteers were provided with light bites, drinks, and spa services

Harris County Constable's Office Precinct 5, Community Relations

  • Hosted a 6 week Teen Academy for Guthrie Center students to experience law enforcement from the perspective of an officer on patrol
  • Provided hands-on activities allowing Guthrie students to try on duty-gear and participate in scenarios where the student had to determine the best course of action
  • Hosted a K-9 Demonstration as a follow-up to the academy

Harris County Precinct Three

  • Offered immunizations to the Spring Branch Community through the Trini Mendenhall Community Center
  • Sponsored the Super Terrific Absolutely Remarkable Students (STARS) program to recognize the 'ordinary student' who does something ordinary in an extraordinary way
  • Promoted Spring Branch programs and events through Harris County Precinct Three Community Centers
  • Displayed elementary school students’ artwork throughout our Trini Mendenhall Community Center

Harris County Public Health- Super Smile Savers Program

  • Provided oral health education to Pre - K - 5th graders
  • Provided Oral Assessments and Fluoride Varnish Applications to all participants with parental consent
  • Provided Case Management to students who receive early preventative care and need assistance accessing additional dental services
  • Hosted Super Smile Savers Health Fairs for Cedar Brook, Edgewood, Hollibrook, Lion Lane, Panda Path, Pine Shadows, Spring Branch Elementary, Terrace, Bear Blvd., Tiger Trail, Wildcat Way, and Woodview

H-E-B Bunker Hill Market

  • Donated to Buffalo Creek Elementary’s Fall Festival
  • Donated healthy snacks to multiple elementary school events
  • Participated in CIT committee meetings
  • Donated incentives for students with perfect attendance. 
  • Provided food items, Thanksgiving dinner, and support to an SBISD family

Hollibrook Elementary

  • Conducted a food drive to support a community food pantry
  • Hosted Thursday library nights for families to enjoy books, computers, and activities
  • Hosted Family Health Night to increase community health awareness
  • Collected donations for Pennies for Patients with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Collected Letters to Veterans and Holiday Mail for Heroes
  • Participated in Jump Rope for Heart to raise funds and awareness for the American Heart Association

Holy Spirit Episcopal Church & School

  • Purchased a table in support of the SBISD Good Neighbor Program
  • Partnered with Blessings in a Backpack to assemble weekend food bags for Spring Shadows students
  • Hosted a winter holiday celebration for Spring Shadows Elementary 1st graders
  • Hosted teacher appreciation events at Spring Shadows Elementary

Home Depot

  • Donated toolkits to Woodview Elementary
  • Provided resources and materials for Woodview Elementary’s Volunteer Appreciation event
  • Donated resources for Woodview Elementary’s teacher’s lounge

Horton, Janet

  • Served as a board member for Spring Branch Family Development Center
  • Served as a board member for the Spring Branch Education Foundation
  • Provided books for Hollibrook Elementary students

Housman Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Held a community-wide celebration for parents, students, and neighbors to support the school and PTA
  • Held Family Library Nights on Thursdays for the community and Housman families
  • Hosted a Food Drive to support a local food pantry

Housman Elementary PTA

  • Provided school supplies for Housman Elementary
  • Provided clothing donations to students in need at Housman
  • Provided needed resources and materials for Science Night at Housman
  • Provided holiday assistance for Housman families
  • Provided donations to begin an accelerated reading program
  • Coordinated a fall festival
  • Provided volunteers for Field Day

Houston Area Women's Center

  • Provided awareness and prevention presentations for parent groups at Spring Woods Middle, Spring Branch Elementary, and Spring Forest Middle
  • Provided the Healthy Family Relationships curriculum to help families understand the characteristics of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
  • Provided educational presentations for parents about how domestic violence impacts their children
  • Collaborated with Communities in Schools to support families and students

Houston Community College

  • Presented to students about future career opportunities
  • Assisted students with the college application process
  • Acted as a post-secondary education advisor for students
  • Coordinated a FAFSA/TAFSA orientation
  • Provided HCC Mobile GO Center Transport and Technical Assistance

Houston CPA Society

  • Provided funds for Pine Shadows’ 1st grade teacher to create STEM tubs
  • Donated funds to Northbrook High School for equipment to distill water for AP Science Program
  • Provided funding to underwrite the Dictionary Project at at Terrace, Spring Shadows, Buffalo Creek, Nottingham, Housman, Sherwood, and Ridgecrest
  • Served on the SBISD Advisory Board

Houston Food Bank

  • Provided the Backpack Buddy weekend food program for Northbrook Middle School students
  • Enrolled SBISD teachers in the Teachers Air Program
  • Taught 6-8 week nutritional classes

Houston Methodist Hospital

  • Provided breakfast for the SBISD Student Athletic Trainer Workshop
  • Donated umbrellas to student athletic trainers
  • Provided scholarship funds for athletic trainers at Memorial, Northbrook, Stratford, and Spring Woods High schools

Houston Spring Branch Lions Club

  • Provided funds and made presentations to Bunker Hill and Meadow Wood Elementary for the Dictionary Project
  • Donated funds at Thanksgiving and Christmas families in SBISD
  • Provided eye exams and glasses at five schools for 19 students
  • Provided financial support for the 2017 FFA Show benefiting 16 students
  • Volunteered at the SBISD FFA Farm

Houston Texans

  • Visited Treasure Forest, Meadow Wood, and Buffalo Creek for the TORO Shoots for the STAAR program
  • Allowed students at Ridgecrest Elementary to submit nominations for teachers who are “Stars in the Classroom”
  • Honored two Ridgecrest teachers with a presentation with Brian Cushing and a Q&A for the students

Houston West Chamber of Commerce

  • Provided access to members for internships and guest speakers for mentor programs
  • Hosted the Teacher of the Year and Business Partnership Awards Luncheon to honor outstanding teachers and businesses that support SBISD
  • Continued to serve on the SBISD Partners in Education Advisory Board

Hudella Real Estate Companies

  • Provided volunteer and financial support to start an annual field trip to Texas A&M for all Cedar Brook 5th graders
  • Provided volunteer and financial support for teacher appreciation luncheon events for Cedar Brook staff
  • Provided volunteer and financial support for Cedar Brook carnival

Hungry's Café & Bistro

  • Provided paid internships to students interested in Culinary Arts, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing
  • Spoke to the intern program and the Culinary Arts program at Guthrie Center about best business practices and interviewing skills
  • Provided our Executive Chef to teach culinary demonstrations at Guthrie Center
  • Hosted tours of the restaurant for internship and culinary arts students
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board
  • Provided letters of recommendations and the possibility of full-time employment for intern students

Hunters Creek Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for the 16th year for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Donated items and gently used books to Woodview Elementary
  • Provided parent education classes and a parent book study
  • Provided ESL training for HCE families
  • Hosted in collaboration with PTA a teacher appreciation luncheon for HCE and Woodview Elementary teachers
  • Coordinated a Casa de Esperanza charity collection
  • Participated in Coins for Custodians, Cafeteria Workers, and Crossing Guards
  • Organized a Kindness Cart for all staff in February during Kindness Week

Hunters Creek Elementary PTA

  • Coordinated a fundraiser Fun Run with students for Woodview Elementary
  • Hosted a book drive for Woodview Elementary students
  • Provided a Teachers’ Appreciation Luncheon for Woodview Elementary
  • Donated the Woodview Elementary welcome

Huntington Learning Center

  • Provided free SAT practice tests with analysis, follow up, and review to over 30 Collegiate Challenge students
  • Facilitated homework workshops for Spanish speaking parents at PTA meetings and Parent U events
  • Provided weekly mentorship to high school students
  • Facilitated a College Ready Study Skills Workshop for the Memorial High School PTA
  • Co-chaired the District Improvement Team and assisted with Partners in Education workshops
  • Sponsored numerous PTA and counselor events

Jacqueline Lucci Smith Law

  • Provided paid internships and mentorship for students interested in Legal and Criminal Justice Degrees
  • Spoke to the Guthrie Center internship class
  • Provided soft-skills training and tours of our office to Guthrie Center students
  • Provided full-time employment for a graduated, past intern
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board

Jennings Orthodontics

  • Donated orthodontic treatment to Meadow Wood's Magic of Meadow Wood & Rummel Creek's Great Gatsby school auctions
  • Sponsored Spring Forest's Bobcat Bash
  • Provided financial support for Stratford High School Sponsorships including Spartainaire Spring Show, Spartan Cheerleaders, Lacrosse team, and Booster Club
  • Offered a 5% discount to all SBISD employees and their children through the Xtra Credit program
  • Provided lunch for staff at Rummel Creek during parent/teacher conferences
  • Provided financial support to school PTAs including Rummel Creek, Meadow Wood, Wilchester, Nottingham Knights Club, Frostwood, Spring Forest, and Memorial Middle School

Jersey Village Fire Department

Johnson Deluca Kurisky & Gould, P.C.

  • Participated on the SBEF Executive Committee and Board
  • Provided underwriting for the SBEF Golf Tournament
  • Provided underwriting for the SBEF Running for the Arts

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

  • Hosted a Job Shadow event for middle and high School students to hear about various positions within a company, education required for those positions, what the company offers, and participate in mock interviews
  • Hosted JA Inspire Career Day for all SBISD 8th grade students
  • Hosted JA-in-a-Day at various campuses to emphasize financial literacy, entrepreneurship and being ready for the workforce
  • Hosted Your Career Your Future presentations, teaching students the importance of higher education

KIPP Cougar College Prep @ Landrum Middle School

  • Organized a canned food drive benefiting the Houston Food Bank
  • Invited and supported Spring Branch ISD teachers to attend the KIPP School Summit to train teachers to get students to and through college
  • Supported local mentors as they worked with SBISD KIPP Courage students
  • Partnered with SpringSpirit to provide soccer classes to students on campus

Kirksey Architecture

  • Hosted several events for the Michael G. Meyers Design & Scholarship Competition for SBISD students
  • Supplied The Guthrie Center's Architectural Design program with resources and materials
  • Volunteered with Odyssey of the Mind
  • Hosted students from SBISD campuses at Kirksey offices

Klam, Rev. Josef

  • Served as an SBISD Trustee
  • Served on the SBISD Strategic Planning Committee
  • Advocated for SBISD as a member of Spring Branch Speaks
  • Served as pastor over the ministries of Chapelwood United Methodist Church that support SBISD’s T-2-4 goal

Lambda Alpha DKG

  • Provided Christmas presents for students at Buffalo Creek
  • Awarded a grant-in-aid to a Northbrook senior to study to be a teacher
  • Made and delivered cupcakes for Buffalo Creek’s 20th anniversary
  • Provided volunteers for concessions at the Buffalo Creek Field Day

Lammons, Joann, Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

  • Served as a CIT Board Member
  • Sponsored auctions at Memorial Middle School and for the district
  • Sponsored the directories at Frostwood Elementary, Bunker Hill Elementary, and Rummel Creek Elementary

Landrum, Mary Grace & Hon. Judge Michael

  • Served on the SBISD Partners in Education/Volunteer Advisory Boards
  • Served on the SBISD Bond Advisory Board
  • Wrote letters and called legislators in support of legislation favorable to SBISD

Landrum Middle School

Liga, Diana

  • Donated a variety of plants to Pine Shadows Elementary
  • Donated bags of compost for the Pine Shadows garden
  • Donated time and skills as a horticulturist to improve the Pine Shadows Elementary garden

Linda Sadler Fund

  • Donated Wal-Mart gift cards to students at Woodview Elementary for Christmas
  • Donated gently used books and clothes to Woodview Elementary
  • Collaborated with other volunteers and CIS to provide reading buddies for students at Woodview

Lion Lane School for Early Learning

  • Collected funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Collected and donated canned food to the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Collected and donated new socks for patients at Texas Children's Hospital

Literacy Advance of Houston

  • Partnered with Cedar Brook Elementary to provide four English as a Second Language classes throughout the year
  • Partnered with Cedar Brook, Terrace, and Tiger Trail to provide Family Literacy Nights
  • Presented about services offered to English-language-learners to Cedar Brook and Terrace Elementary parents
  • Allowed parents from the presentations to utilize our main office computer lab

Long Point Roofing, Larry D. Kolb, II

  • Contributed monetary donations to Frostwood Elementary School’s technology and athletic programs
  • Donated tickets to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo for Frostwood Auction and sponsored their Bid Pal software for the online auction system
  • Sponsored Frostwood Elementary School’s Field Day and Carnival
  • Purchased advertisements in numerous school directories and sport programs

Loudis, Peter & Sue

  • Sponsored and participated in Dictionary Project presentations to third graders at Edgewood and Memorial Drive Elementary schools
  • Served as a judge for J. Landon Short Mini-grant applications
  • Contributed to a video for SBISD’s New Employee Orientation

Magness Orthodontics

  • Presented to students about orthodontics and a career in dentistry
  • Donated to SBISD elementary schools for annual auctions/fundraisers, field day, student directories and PTAs
  • Displayed student art from SBISD schools in our office

Matthews, Warren

  • Served on the SBEF Board of directors, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Golf Tournament Committee, Scholarship Committee (Chairman)
  • Presented scholarships to 149 graduating seniors, totaling almost $180,000 at Bright Stars Event
  • Represented Wells Fargo as presenting and funding sponsor of Character Without Question recognition program
  • Served as a judge for the J. Landon Short Mini Grant program
  • Served as a member of the SBISD Bond Advisory Committee
  • Provided a financial donation to SBEF for the Judy Weisend Memorial Scholarship

Meadow Wood Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Hosted a weekly story time for toddlers, preschoolers, and their parents in the library
  • Partnered with the CSHAC Committee to host an International Fair with 14 different countries represented
  • Collected presents to give to Woodview Elementary students
  • Each classroom decorated ginger bread houses to be used to decorate local hospitals during the holiday season
  • Hosted two appreciation lunches for our mentors. Students created a handmade gift to present to their mentor at the end of the year.

Meadow Wood Elementary PTA

  • Supported our Sister School Edgewood Elementary by organizing drives in the Fall and Spring for uniforms, shoe gift cards, coats and books
  • Supported SBEF Gala by putting together a “Holiday Entertainment” basket for the auction
  • Hosted an International Festival to celebrate our school's awesome diversity with booths representing over 25 countries
  • Purchased a table at SBEF Bright Stars Gala and included 2 seats for Edgewood (sister school) as well as our MWE teacher of the year, and scholarship winner and their families
  • Sponsored an SBEF Scholarship for a MWE graduating senior
  • Collected clothing, gift cards, etc for a MWE family who lost their home to a fire

Memorial Assistance Ministries

  • Provided new, properly fitting school uniforms for 5,071 students
  • Offered Mental Health Counseling sessions for SBISD families
  • Offered the Employment Services program to provide individuals with the tools, resources, and motivation to find a new or better job to provide for themselves, their family, and their future
  • Offered adult ESL classes at five locations in the Spring Branch area
  • Offered the I Can See Program providing eyeglasses for children
  • Offered several services for Spring Branch families to maintain their children’s’ enrollment in school, such as immunizations, lice shampoo, CHIP/Children’s Medicaid application assistance, prescription vouchers, and legal services
  • Provided Spring Branch families with home care and hygiene packs, sack lunches, and Food Stamps/SNAP application assistance
  • Provided volunteer opportunities to high school juniors and seniors

Memorial Athletic Club

  • Purchased exercise equipment to be used at Thornwood Elementary
  • Participated in numerous on-site health fairs and fun runs at elementary schools
  • Provided financial support to Stratford High School’s drill team, sports teams, and fine arts programs
  • Donated membership and program gift certificates to school silent auctions
  • Donated to the Watch Dog Fathers event at Rummel Creek Elementary

Memorial Chiropractic Clinic

  • Provided free spinal screenings to raise awareness of chiropractic care
  • Sponsored internship and work-study programs to students
  • Provided financial support to various SBISD schools

Memorial Church of Christ

  • Allowed MHS student parking in the church parking lot
  • Provided space for Memorial High School Band to rehearse marching drills
  • Provided space for Memorial High Markettes to rehearse dance routines
  • Provided meeting spaces for the Memorial High School PTA

Memorial Drive Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Advocated the importance of higher education and attending college through College Success Week
  • Collected canned food for the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Hosted a Heroes Luncheon to honor veterans
  • Hosted a Kindness Week Positive Behavior Program for students
  • Implemented a bully prevention program through NED
  • Hosted a Go Gold Week for Pediatric Cancer Awareness
  • Organized a coat drive for Hollibrook 

Memorial Drive Elementary PTA

  • Provided funds to maintain new playground equipment and maintain the field at Memorial Drive Elementary
  • Provided technology and resources for Memorial Drive Elementary students
  • Supported the Memorial Drive Elementary School Book Fair

Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church

  • Coordinated a tutoring program for Housman Elementary second graders
  • Helped the Housman nurse get clinic equipment and extra clothes
  • Purchased math materials for the Housman 2nd grade teacher
  • Organized monthly staff appreciation luncheons, often providing gifts and/or raffle items

Memorial Drive United Methodist Church

  • Continued providing mentors for SBISD students for the 12th consecutive year
  • Provided space for SBISD music performances and constests
  • Donated teacher supplies to Thornwood
  • Donated 90 backpacks to students at Thornwood
  • Provided dads from the congregation to mentor 16 4th grade boys from Thronwood to teach them leadship and life skills
  • Provided plants and labor to beauitfy the entrance at Hollibrook
  • Provided school boxes filled with schools supplies to students at Hollibrook
  • Sponsored teacher and student appreciation luncheons at Hollibrook and Thornwood

Memorial Family Dental

  • Provided dental health presentations for Frostwood, Bunker Hill, Memorial Drive, and Bendwood Elementary schools
  • Provided financial support to Frostwood, Meadow Wood, Stratford and Bendwood PTAs
  • Donated to Stratford High School’s Cheer program

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

  • Sponsored high school HOSA programs at SWHS, MHS, NBHS, SHS serving over 160 SBISD students
  • Hired 11 student interns from the Guthrie Center
  • Provided two educational sessions for the SBISD school nursing staff
  • Provided student athletic trainer scholarship funds and scholarships to go to summer athletic training camps
  • Provided over 1,200 physicals for students
  • Provided Continuing Education (CE) workshops for professional athletic trainers in SBISD
  • Provided lunch for 100 staff that attended the student athletic trainer workshop at the Don Coleman Coliseum
  • Provided a nutrition education, along with our Human Performance team, to provide a workshop for SBISD coaches to learn to prevent knee injuries

Memorial High School

  • Provided Robotics Club students to present at Memorial Drive Elementary’s Science Night
  • Participated in a food drive swim meet benefiting the Houston Food Bank
  • Hosted a Cancer Awareness Swim Meet in partnership with Stratford
  • Coordinated a sports equipment drive to support Pine Shadows Elementary
  • Collected toiletries and gift cards to support girls and families rescued from human trafficking
  • Collected and categorized over 500 books to support an SBISD neighborhood
  • Provided students from the girls basketball team to volunteer at the Heights Area Animal Shelter digging out “Dog Dig” boxes

Memorial High School PTA

  • Provided items for our Sister School’s, Pine Shadows Elementary School, Auction Basket for the Spring Branch Education Foundation Gala
  • Procured donations for Pine Shadows’ 60th Anniversary beautiful project of 1000 ceramic tiles and bottles of paint
  • Provided prizes for the Pine Shadows Health Fair promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Conducted collection drives with student organizations for college t-shirts, undergarments and socks
  • Collected Box Tops for Education
  • Donated funds to support Pine Shadows’ Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
  • Hosted Pine Shadows Elementary representatives at the SBISD Service Awards

Memorial Middle School

  • Collected coats and Thanksgiving turkeys to donate to Landrum Middle School
  • Collected books for the Treemont Retirement Center
  • Hosted a toy drive for Spring Branch Elementary and Spring Branch Women’s Shelter
  • Collected and donated pet food and supplies to Citizens for Animal Protection
  • Volunteered for the 40th Bayou City Classic 10k Fun Run benefitting the Houston Parks and Recreation Department
  • Partnered with Step-Up Houston to build 160 survival bags for the homeless
  • Conducted a food drive for the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Provided 8th grade Reading Buddies to Thornwood Elementary students to foster a love of reading
  • Sponsored Red Ribbon Week to promote a safer and drug free school

Memorial Middle School PTA

  • Supported our sister school, Landrum Middle School, by holding a coat drive, a turkey drive, and collecting dresses/ clothes and funds for their 8th grade party
  • Provided an SBEF scholarship to a graduating student who attended MMS for 3 consecutive years
  • Donated two themed baskets for the SBEF Gala
  • Provided parent volunteers for the school library


  • Donated a cotton candy machine and a face painter to Shadow Oaks Elementary’s Annual Fall Festival
  • Provided funds to sponsor Shadow Oaks Elementary’s Summer Reading Program, Teacher Appreciation Week Luncheon, 5th Grade Field Day, Teacher Holiday Luncheon, and Teacher Orientation Luncheon
  • Provided several Shadow Oaks Elementary families with HEB gift cards for the holidays
  • Donated Houston Broadway, HLSR, Rockets, and Astros tickets for students and faculty at Shadow Oaks Elementary
  • Donated supplies and office equipment to Shadow Oaks Elementary

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America

Murphy, Jim, State Representative, District 133

  • Visited with SBISD parents in the Capitol office
  • Showcased the AYAM and invited co-curator to decorate HD-133’s Christmas Tree Ornament for the Texas House of Representative 2016 Christmas Tree
  • Hosted several SBISD students as honorary pages during the 85th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature
  • Hosted school tours for students who visited the State Capitol Building
  • Donated items for schools’ and SBEF’s auctions

National Charity League - Houston Hearts Chapter

  • Provided mentors at Spring Branch Elementary
  • Supported the SBISD SpringBoard Mentor program by assisting with stuffing mentor folders
  • Made a financial donation to SBISD
  • Assisted with the Spring Branch Education Foundation School Supply Drive

National Oilwell Varco (NOV)

  • Provided over 25 employees to participate in the SpringBoard Mentoring program at Westchester Academy
  • Sponsored field trips to Barnes and Noble for NOV mentees and mentors
  • Sponsored mentor appreciation lunches at Westchester and Westwood
  • Participated in STEM Boy Scouts after-school program


  • Provided an after-school Visual Arts Program for 3rd grade through high school students
  • Coordinated the Passport to the World Summer Program providing art lessons and activities for ten weeks
  • Provided Newspring Scholarships for SBISD graduating students
  • Coordinated the Newspring Professional Series Program to send professional artists into middle and high school classrooms to share their knowledge, inspiration, and real-world experiences
  • Coordinated the Digital Lab Program where students work in digital media

Northbrook High School

  • Provided students to volunteer with SpringSpirit Baseball by coaching younger students on baseball skills, playing games and providing homework help
  • Created sweet treats for Spring Woods Baptist Church’s Halloween Carnival
  • Created student podcasts highlighting the Spring Branch community
  • Provided our Drumline and cheerleaders to perform at multiple off-campus events
  • Promoted a culture of Reduce, Reuse, Renew…Recycle, Raiders
  • Displayed student artwork at First Community Credit Union at Westview
  • Participated in the “Butterflies Over Houston” project
  • Provided the student choir to perform for nursing homes for Veteran’s Day
  • Provided the student choir to perform at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church’s Christmas in the Park

Northbrook Middle School

  • Hosted weekly ESL classes for parents
  • Partnered with Houston Food Bank’s Backpack Buddy program to distribute bags of food to students weekly
  • Collaborated with CIS to improve campus attendance and support efforts
  • Created a memorial rock garden to help students process grief and loss
  • Coordinated with Chapelwood to provide baskets for Christmas to families in need

Nottingham Elementary

  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Distributed Thanksgiving Food Baskets to families during the Thanksgiving Holiday at Nottingham Elementary
  • Coordinated a food drive for a local charity focused on helping needy families.
  • Provided gifts to Nottingham Elementary students who might not have otherwise received a holiday gift
  • Participated in No Place for Hate
  • Hosted a Box Drive for Bo’s Place projects

Nottingham Elementary PTA

  • Provided volunteers to lead Extreme Science, where all 4th and 5th graders build on the skills they will need to succeed on the STAAR exam
  • Launched Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) program which asks fathers or father-figures to volunteer at school one day
  • Hosted Gingerbread Night, bringing families to school to read and eat together
  • Hosted a science expo, featuring hand-on exhibits through the school
  • Sponsored a one-morning paper drive to encourage and incentivize students to recycle
  • Encouraged student participation in the Reflections art competition and collected the entries
  • Provided lunches for all faculty and staff once a month
  • Registered Nottingham in the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee

Oliver Foundation

  • Served as a member of the Spring Branch ISD District SHAC
  • Served as a Community Representative on the Westwood Elem CSHAC
  • Participated in the Westwood and Edgewood Elementary Wellness Nights

Omni Houston Hotel Westside

  • Provided internships for Guthrie Center hospitality students
  • Provided a job shadow day for Westchester Academy
  • Continued being a practicum site for hotel management student interns for the 22nd year
  • Provided managers to speak to Guthrie Center internship class
  • Offered complimentary meeting space and refreshments for SBISD meetings
  • Hosted a Guthrie Center farewell breakfast for interns

Panaderia Tierra Caliente

  • Donated a full sheet cake for Pine Shadows’ 60th Anniversary celebration
  • Donated gift certificates for teachers during Pine Shadows’ Teacher Appreciation week
  • Donated gift certificates to be used throughout the year at Pine Shadows 
  • Donated gift certificates as door prizes for Pine Shadows’ volunteer appreciation event

Panda Path School for Early Learning

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Raised funds through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program
  • Hosted a Trike-A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital
  • Donated canned goods to the Fair Haven Food Pantry

Parijat Controlware, Inc.

  • Trained Guthrie Center students on-site in preparation for internships
  • Hired multiple SBISD graduates as interns
  • Provided Guthrie Center students with real-time, on-the-job industry training
  • Displayed SBISD student artwork in our offices in celebration of Youth Art Month

Peck, Karen

  • Continued service as an SBISD Trustee
  • Served as a SpringBoard mentor
  • Contributed funds to the Spring Branch Education Foundation 

Pine Shadows Elementary

  • Hosted food drive for families in need
  • Collected food items and decorated boxes for Thanksgiving
  • Hosted a Diaper Collection for YMCA
  • Planted trees and flowers for Arbor Day
  • Hosted a Sock Drive benefiting a local women's shelter

Pines Presbyterian Church

  • Volunteered to help get Sherwood ready for back to school
  • Raised funds for Sherwood Elementary school supplies and uniforms
  • Hosted an annual Christmas Store for parents to purchase gifts for their children
  • Provided Thanksgiving Dinner for a family in need
  • Provided Christmas Food baskets for 6 families at Sherwood
  • Served as SpringBoard mentors for students at Sherwood
  • Provided financial support for Sherwood

Prairie View A&M University

  • Provided youth and teen health and nutrition classes in schools
  • Hosted free adult nutrition classes
  • Coordinated free adult work-out classes

Prosperity Bank - Wirt Banking Center

  • Served as a CIT member of Lion Lane
  • Provided a scholarship for a graduating SBISD senior
  • Served as a DIT committee member
  • Volunteered as reading partners and assistants to teachers at Lion Lane
  • Sponsored the Learner’s Journey Launch Event by purchasing t-shirts for all faculty and staff

Reginelli's Pizzeria

  • Donated pizzas to welcome Bendwood teachers back for the new school year
  • Hosted a Spirit Night for Ridgecrest Elementary
  • Provided pizzas for the Ridgecrest Elementary Fall Festival

Ridgecrest Elementary

Riverwood Building Company

  • Provided internship opportunities and tours to Guthrie Center Architecture students
  • Spoke to Guthrie Center students about home building and their personal journey as an architect
  • Provided interns with soft-skills training
  • Provided full-time employment to graduated, past interns
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board

Rotary Club of Memorial - Spring Branch

  • Provided 10 scholarships for SBISD graduates to complete post-secondary degrees
  • Provided a scholarship and sponsorship for the FFA program
  • Organized the Back to School Health Fair and provided over 2500 backpacks with school supplies and immunizations to hundreds of students
  • Provided 1200 books to all Kindergarteners
  • Volunteered to read to Kindergarten students throughout the district

Rowland, Kristina & Guy

  • Donated gardening equipment for Life Skills students
  • Donated snacks for the Life Skills classes
  • Volunteered alongside the teacher in the Life Skills classroom

RPS Klotz Associates

  • Volunteered to mentor and/or tutor Sherwood Elementary students
  • Collected school supplies for Sherwood Elementary
  • Displayed pieces of art created by Sherwood Elementary students to celebrate Youth Art Month

Rummel Creek Elementary

  • Partnered with East Spring Branch Food Pantry to organize a food drive for Sherwood Elementary
  • Organized a used school supply and book drive for SBISD teachers
  • Participated in the One for the Books book fair to send books to Sherwood

Rummel Creek Elementary PTA

  • Increased our contribution and funded two SBEF scholarships for two graduating seniors that had attended Rummel Creek
  • Provided Hands-On Science materials and volunteers at Rummel Creek and sister school Sherwood Elementary
  • Funded weekly garden education in our Outdoor Learning Center
  • Funded field trips across all grade levels
  • Funded innovative teacher trainings
  • Provided library volunteers for sister school Sherwood Elementary
  • Funded four staff positions on campus including a part-time library assistant and two part-time reading interventionists
  • Assisted sister school Sherwood Elementary through multiple service projects

Santa Maria Hostel

  • Provided the Kids' Connection program at Buffalo Creek elementary to help students deal with peer pressure and bullying, increase self-esteem, nurture personal strengths, and make healthy choices
  • Conducted educational presentations on substance abuse prevention and educational activities to support Red Ribbon Week at Buffalo Creek
  • Volunteered at the Buffalo Creek Field Day
  • Partnered with Boys and Girls Club in a three week summer camp at Buffalo Creek to provide hands-on activities to help students develop self-esteem and nurture personal strengths
  • Collaborated with Buffalo Creek and Boys and Girls Club in the after-school academic enrichment program

SBISD Community Relations Department

  • Created and donated Terrace Baskets to the SBEF Gala auction
  • Hosted a Holiday Toy and Book Drive
  • Donated gift cards to families in need

SBISD Community Relations Department

  • Created and donated Terrace Baskets to the SBEF Gala auction
  • Hosted a Holiday Toy and Book Drive
  • Donated gift cards to families in need

SBISD Council of PTAs

  • Supported all local PTAs in SBISD
  • Sponsored the SBISD Sister School Program
  • Sponsored the Reflections contest
  • Sponsored the Founder's Day event which celebrates the School Bell Nominees District Wide

SBISD Finance Department

  • Created an ongoing food drive designated for selected students at Spring Branch Elementary
  • Hosted a Holiday Food Drive benefitting over 20 families
  • Joined in the production of The Cat in the Hat for Tiger Trail to promote family involvement and literacy
  • Participated in the building and district-wide competition promoting T-2-4

SBISD HR Department

  • Participated in the Collegiate Challenge Mentoring Program at Spring Woods High School
  • Donated a basket for the SBESA Auction
  • Presented at Westchester Academy of International Studies’ Senior Seminar providing graduating seniors with knowledge on how to interview and market yourself in the workplace
  • Held department food drive to support FCCU and a local food pantry
  • Participated in the Finance Department Lunchbox Food Drive

SBISD Technology Training Center

  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Opened the facility to allow Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops to complete technology badge requirements
  • Opened the facility to allow high school students to utilize resources for filling out college applications
  • Opened the facility for community organizations to use for meetings
  • Allowed community members and students to use technology during regular hours to complete job applications and obtain employment
  • Opened the facility for use as a voting location

Schwartz, Lisa, Balfour Yearbooks

  • Served as the chairman of the Spring Branch Education Foundation
  • Helped plan and execute the SBEF Gala
  • Helped brainstorm and implement further funding for the Spring Branch Education Foundation

Sector Transport Logistics

  • Donated luncheons and snacks for Woodview Elementary faculty meetings
  • Provided employees as volunteers for various Woodview Elementary events
  • Donated to the Woodview Elementary Fall Festival raffle


  • Provided holiday gifts delivered by Santa for every child at Panda Path
  • Participated in and provided lunch for Panda Path’s Field Day
  • Performed Cat in the Hat and delivered the book to students at Panda Path for the Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration
  • Maintained and created new mentoring relationships through both SpringBoard and Collegiate Challenge mentoring programs

Shaddix, James and Mallory

  • Continued to serve as president of the Northbrook High School Booster Club
  • Continued to serve on the Spring Branch Education Foundation Board
  • Served on the SBISD Bond Advisory Committee
  • Served as a Collegiate Challenge mentor

Shadow Oaks Elementary

  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Participated in Go Gold
  • Participated in Jump Rope for Heart
  • Hosted Health Fair for Community
  • Hosted Summer Library Days for our Community
  • Ran Pennies for Patients Drive

Sherwood Elementary

  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Hosted a toy drive for the Big Love Cancer Care initiative
  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Hosted a volunteer appreciation luncheon for our community volunteers and mentors
  • Held a food drive to support the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Participated in Pennies for Patients supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Sherwood Elementary PTA

  • Organized parent-led science experiments for the 4th and 5th grade classes once a month
  • Hosted a Fun Family Day to build community
  • Bought computers and materials according to teacher wish lists
  • Sponsored assorted dancing groups for students to experience cultural diversity and mad science after-school for students

Sprague & Diamond P.C.

  • Employed over 20 interns from the Guthrie Center
  • Attended auctions and purchased student works to display in our offices
  • Offered mentoring and presentation of speeches for the Guthrie Center

Spring Branch Area Retired School Employees

  • Delivered over 550 books to every 3rd and 4th grade student at three different elementary schools
  • Sponsored and participated in the Dictionary Project at Cedar Brook
  • Donated funds for teacher supplies
  • Provided volunteers for volunteer and mentor activities at several elementary schools

Spring Branch Community Health Center

  • Hosted an annual vaccine drive for students
  • Partnered with SBISD to distribute donated/collected toys to children of Title I Pre-K schools
  • Hosted the Walk for Wellness and invited SBISD schools to participate for free

Spring Branch Educational Support Association

  • Held three Saturday Customer Service Trainings for SBISD employees
  • Held Bosses' Night Celebration to raise money for student scholarships presented to one senior from each SBISD campus
  • Provided support at the SBISD Summer Paraprofessional Job Fair, the SKY Partnership Fall Collaboration, the School Choice Festival, and the FFA Santa's Farm
  • Hosted a Community Easter Egg Hunt for SBISD families
  • Helped serve refreshments at a Landrum Middle School theater performance

Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF)

  • Awarded 149 scholarships in the to SBISD students
  • Provided school supplies for SBISD students
  • Awarded grants to SBISD campuses and departments

Spring Branch Elementary

  • Hosted a monthly Coffee with the Principal meeting to provide parents with the opportunity to learn about school goals and projects
  • Hosted a food drive supporting the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Hosted an appreciation luncheon for all faculty and staff
  • Hosted a Christmas event called “Navidad En El Barrio” where students were transported to NRG Stadium and enjoyed a presentation, dinner, and received gifts

Spring Branch Family Development Center

  • Provided a speaker system for presentations at Panda Path
  • Supported a Family U program to develop parenting skills for Panda Path parents
  • Repaired student tricycles and bicycles at the Trike-A-Thon

Spring Branch Management District

  • Supported the 12th Annual Spring Branch Back to School Health Fair
  • Supported to the Brenda and Jon Duncan YMCA’s summer camp introducing children to powerful, life-changing tools for healthy living
  • Supported the Phoenix House’s “Family Day Dinner” event which encourages families in the Spring Branch community to have dinner together
  • Provided grant funding for the implementation of Learning Together’s BLAST Jr. Program at Spring Woods Middle School
  • Supported the Boy Scouts of America’s expansion of scouting into Spring Branch ISD middle schools
  • Supported the Boy Scouts for America’s Explorer program which aims to capture those scouts normally lost after completing their program and provide them with career opportunities and training to succeed in a professional environment

Spring Branch Middle School

  • Hosted a Fall Health Night to increase community health education and awareness
  • Hosted a Veteran's Day Assembly for local veterans providing breakfast and entertainment by our band, choir, and orchestra
  • Provided weekly meeting space for local groups such as Girl Scouts

Spring Branch Middle School PTA

  • Provided Rachel’s Challenge, a framework for positive climate and culture at Spring Branch Middle in hopes of achieving statistically significant gains in community engagement, faculty/student relationships, leadership potential, and school climate; along with reductions in bullying, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
  • Sponsored and staffed Junior Achievement activities for 6th grade students
    Organized First Day Packet information in an on-line format and provided a planner for every Spring Branch Middle students
  • Organized an annual auction to raise funds for Spring Branch Middle School
    Helped maintain the school website and weekly e-blast communications

Spring Branch Police Department

  • Volunteered time to speak in a video prepared for the entire district
  • Participated in Hunters Creek Elementary for Lunch with Heroes event
  • Presented to Hunters Creek students on the importance of not doing drugs and personal safety
  • Brought a police dog to teach Hunters Creek students about the role of police animals in keeping the community safe

Spring Forest Middle School

  • Hosted a Trick or Treat for cans in the neighborhood to donate to WHAM
  • Hosted a school-wide fundraiser for Patriot Paws of Aggieland
  • Participated in Red Ribbon Week
  • Hosted a student council leadership day camp for area student council programs
  • Provided breakfast for staff at SFMS
  • Provided chocolate day for SFMS staff
  • Baked goodies for the SBISD police department
  • Provided Thanksgiving baskets for 12 families in need
  • Assisted with Meadow Wood Elementary’s Field Day
  • Participated in a Galveston beach clean

Spring Forest Middle School PTA

  • Hosted a Multicultural Festival
  • Sponsored the 16th annual Veterans Day Celebration breakfast for over 100 veterans followed by a school-wide assembly honoring Veterans and their families
  • Joined with Spring Forest Middle School to educate students and parents on the hazards of vaping
  • Organized 6th graders to complete hygiene bags that would be given to other SFMS students as part of the Character Education program
  • Assisted with teaching conversational English to all incoming non-ESL speakers
  • Encouraged people to purchase extra books at the May book fair to be donated to students for their own personal library

Spring Oaks Middle School

  • Hosted a sock drive and donated over 400 pairs of socks to Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Distributed 20 food baskets to families at Christmas time
  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Provided National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) students to participate in the “Trees for Houston” initiative
  • Hosted multiple school fundraisers, including: the Halloween school dance and Christmas Candy Grams

Spring Shadows Elementary

SpringSpirit Baseball

  • Worked in collaboration with Edgewood Elementary to provide a Reading Intervention Program targeting 1st - 3rd graders who were below reading level
  • Awarded 6 Volunteer Scholarship to graduating seniors from three SBISD schools (NHS, SWHS, WAIS) who are seeking to pursue a higher education
  • Provided group and one-on-one baseball training to Northbrook High school players to get them ready for Spring season
  • Offered a soccer after-school program at Ridgecrest, Landrum Middle, Kipp @ Landrum, Edgewood and Buffalo Creek
  • Provided volunteers to assist at the SBISD 5th Grade Track Meet

Spring Woods High School

  • Hosted a World Down Syndrome Day picnic during which reptiles and a petting zoo were brought in for education and entertainment
  • Sponsored a petting zoo for the Pine Shadows Elementary Health Fair
  • Provided staff to volunteer and participate in the Running for the Arts
  • Hosted a STEM conference of 64 professionals and professors to lead panels, workshops, and information sessions for 250 high school and 8th grade students
  • Provided T-2-4 and Spanish classes to volunteer at Gigi’s Playhouse Walk and Dash
  • Provided students to volunteer at the Yahweh Mission Center, Cedar Brook Elementary, the Houston Food Bank, the Pine Shadows Elementary Carnival, Houston’s First Baptist Church’s sports camp and with the Young Lives program
  • Partnered with CareVan to provide free vaccinations to students once a month
  • Partnered with Pink Giraffe, a children’s homeless shelter in Houston, by gathering supplies, clothing, and accessories for children
  • Partnered SWAT and Sports Medicine students with the 4th grade PE classes at Westwood Elementary to teach students about first aid, splinting, and how to handle emergency situations
  • Held a Pennies for Poultry fundraiser

Spring Woods High School PTA

  • Hosted a PTA vs. Alumni, Faculty vs. Students volleyball game to raise funds for the volleyball program
  • Coordinated a PTA Football Spirit night at SW vs Northbrook's home football game 
  • Monetarily sponsored the Library to host an author to Skype with our Junior class students 
  • Served as a Patron sponsor for the Athletic Booster club
  • Served as an Ad sponsor for the FFA organization
  • Hosted a CPR/AED training on-campus for students, faculty, parents & community
  • Provided spirit t-shirts to sell on campus
  • Provided desserts for college nights hosted on campus
  • Provided a silent auction basket for the SBEF gala
  • Coordinated spirit banners for the school
  • Hosted monthly teacher appreciation events for the faculty & staff
  • Brought Shattered Dreams and CPR/AED certification training to campus
  • Hosted two spirit family nights at Newk’s Eatery & Genghis Grill
  • Continued hosting Food Truck Fridays throughout the school year raising funds for senior scholarships
  • Hosted former SW Tiger and Houston Astros baseball player, Roger Clemens, to speak to school’s athletes about his career and journey in sports
  • Awarded scholarships to 15 of our 2017 graduating seniors
  • Competed for the 2nd year in the SBEF’s annual cook-off

Spring Woods Middle School

  • Hosted a Back to School Celebration providing free school supplies, healthcare vendors, and games for kids, breakfast and giveaways/raffles.
  • Provided Coffee with the Principal meetings.
  • Provided Parent ESL classes to SWMS parents
  • Hosted the Backpack Buddy Program with Community in Schools (CIS)
  • Hosted Thanksgiving food drive with Student Council
  • Hosted Winter Holiday drive with Chapelwood UMC and Community in Schools (CIS)
  • Organized a running club in partnership with the Houston Marathon Foundation
  • Provided 7th and 8th grade girls to participate in the basketball Final Four Dribble Drive
  • Participated in SBEF’s Running for the Arts
  • Hosted Penny Wars and Nickle from Nicole fundraisers to support local causes
  • Hosted a Buckle Up Safety awareness initiative
  • Participated in the Spring Branch Family Development Center’s Health Fair

St. Francis Episcopal Church

  • Tutored 25 students requiring reading assistance at Woodview Elementary
  • Provided funding for buses to transport students, teacher fees and other expenses for the after-school program at Woodview
  • Provided tutors for an Etiquette class
  • Created and provided a gift to every student of the graduating 5th grade
  • Participated in monthly CIT Committee meetings for Woodview Elementary
  • Hosted and provided a beginning of the year Treasure Hunt for teachers
  • Provided financial aid and matching grants to SBISD families in the Westside Homeless Prevention program
  • Initiated scholarship grants to SBISD graduates for three students in the Westside Homeless Prevention program
  • Provided financial aid for 160 Wodview student uniform vouchers from MAM
  • Provided 110 pairs of new socks to Woodview students
  • Provided funds for staff salaries at Stratford and Memorial High School
  • Created volunteer opportunities for students from multiple SBISD schools

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

  • Mentored students at Northbrook Middle and Nottingham
  • Sponsored recruitment, training, and activities to increase mentorships
  • Provided food, clothing and financial emergency assistance to 1,146 SBISD families and 2,063 children
  • Provided ESL classes for immigrant and refugee SBISD parents, graduating 165 parents from the program
  • Visited school counselors and social workers at neighboring SBISD schools to increase awareness and referrals of SBISD families in need to our emergency assistance programs
  • Conducted outreach to Refugee students and families about our emergency assistance, employment, and ESL programs
  • Contributed to Memorial Assistance Ministries' Back to School drive benefiting SBISD students

St. Thomas Presbyterian Church

  • Provided after-school homework help and enrichment programs
  • Provided facilities for SBISD students to receive free lunches over the summer
  • Held quarterly immunization clinics for SBISD families
  • Provided mentors for Meadow Wood and Spring Forest Middle students
  • Provided a safe area for SBISD pre-school bus to deliver students to their parents

Stardig, Brenda Council Member- District A

  • Participated in the Read On program at Westwood Elementary
  • Participated in the SBISD Back to School Health Fair
  • Participated in the YMCA’s Operation Backpack
  • Helped facilitate funding for the Woodview Elementary SPARK Park

Stevenson, Robert

  • Presented a seminar on Paying for College at Parent U
  • Spoke at the Academy of Finance graduation at Memorial High School
  • Spoke at Housman Elementary 5th grade graduation

Story, Iris

  • Mentored and coached an Odyssey of the Mind team at Terrace Elementary and Spring Oaks Middle School
  • Acted as co-coach for the Spring Woods High School Oydssey team at World Finals
  • Provided instruments, music, snacks and training for students in the 4th and 5th grade Terrace Band
  • Hosted awareness meetings, advanced coaches trainings, meetings, and workshops for SBISD Odyssey coaches
  • Hosted a workshop to help students from grades 2-10 develop creative problem solving, communication, building, sewing, and theater
  • Hosted a spontaneous workshop for all Odyssey teams from grade 2-12

Stratford High School

  • Hosted a black bucket fundraiser for breast cancer early mammograms
  • Collected funds and gifts to support 30+ families in need through the Spartan Share Program
  • Supported charities through the SHS Annual Blood Drive
  • Raised over 1000 non-perishable items for a local food bank
  • Supported the SBEF Running for the Arts with many Spartan participants
  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Provided members of the Stratford High football team to serve as readers, mentors and role models for Thornwood Elementary students
  • Provided members of athletic teams, fine arts groups and clubs at Sherwood Elementary to inspire students about the importance of good grades and involvement in school
  • Partnered with Stratford and Memorial High Volleyball teams to raise funds for Play for the Cure
  • Provided Future Teacher Program students as mentors to our feeder elementary and middle schools
  • Provided food for SHS families in need through our own food bank in conjunction with the Blessings in a Backpack program
  • Hosted a school-wide Big Day with over 600 students to aid the community surrounding SHS in clean-up, beautification, and other outside needs of nursing homes, churches and neighborhood homes
  • Provided student volunteers for the SBISD Art Museum
  • Raised funds through the sale of pink shoe laces and the money for the M.D. Anderson Patient Assistant Program
  • Provided Child Guidance students to mentor/tutor Wildcat Way students

Studio Works

  • Provided internship opportunities in computer animation and engineering
  • Offered tours of our facility to students
  • Spoke to students at the Guthrie Center about best business practices and interviewing skills
  • Provided soft-skills training to interns
  • Provided full-time employment to graduated, past interns
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board

Taqueria Cancun

  • Contributed to the Pine Shadow Elementary President's Club
  • Provided financial support for teachers at Pine Shadow
  • Provided donations to parents volunteers at Pine Shadows

Taste of Texas

  • Provided monetary donations to Bendwood
  • Hosted a field trip for 4th grade students at Hunters Creek and 5th grade students at Ridgecrest Elementary
  • Donated food for a Fine Arts Movie Night at Pine Shadows Elementary

Taylor Real Estate Group

  • Sponsored a photo booth for a Cornerstone Academy fundraiser
  • Donated funds for an art booth at a Valley Oaks fundraiser
  • Donated funds to Cedar Brook for a school carnival fundraiser

Terrace Elementary

  • Participated in SBEF’s Running for the Arts
  • Participated in CSHAC
  • Participated in Girls on the Run initiative teaching girls the importance of self-respect and healthy living while promoting the importance of going on to higher education
  • Raised awareness of heart healthy activities and funds for the American Heart Association through Jump Rope for Heart
  • Pledged to “Take a Stand and Lend a Hand” to end bullying during Kindness Week
  • Organized a fundraiser for “Go for Gold” to raise awareness for childhood cancer
  • Helped students organize a recycling group

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

  • Spoke to parents at Panda Path on the importance of budgeting, how credit works, and the dangers of identity theft
  • Facilitated nutrition classes and provided incentives and snacks for 4th grade students and parents at Edgewood Elementary
  • Donated a physical activity DVD and recipe book

Texas Capital Bank Builder Finance

  • Packed food for Blessings in a Backpack every month
  • Partnered with Hope, Healing, and Hooves to offer the Hooves of Hope after-school program
  • Initiated the expansion of Hooves of Hope to additional SBISD schools

Texas Children's Hospital

  • Donated boxes of bandages and hand sanitizer to Woodview Elementary
  • Provided a Home Safety class to parents of Panda Path
  • Donated plug outlet covers to Panda Path parents
  • Provided a monetary donation to the Bendwood School

Texas State Optical

  • Provided internship opportunities and tours of our facility to students interested in a health science career
  • Spoke to students at the Guthrie Center about best business practices and interviewing skills
  • Provided soft-skills training for interns
  • Provided full-time employment to graduated, past interns
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board

Texas Tech University

  • Served on a committee in SBISD to help the district stay up-to-date on industry standards
  • Provided workshops on rendering using colored pencils and markers
  • Developed educational curriculum for design students

Thapar, Kavita

  • Served as a mentor at Spring Branch Middle School
  • Served on the parent board for the Memorial High School Orchestra
  • Worked with CIS as a tutor, fundraiser and volunteer at SBMS
  • Served as the Healthy Lifestyles Chair at Memorial High School PTA and represented MHS on DSHAC
  • Volunteered for the college representative visits at Memorial High School
  • Served as Girl Scout troop leader at Memorial High School
  • Assisted the Wellness Counselor at Memorial High School in identifying and reducing stressful triggers among students
  • Sponsored the Student Health Advisory Council at Memorial High School

The Art Institute of Houston

  • Taught culinary classes for Guthrie Center students
  • Provided job shadowing opportunities
  • Hosted tours of the Art Institute of Houston campus
  • Displayed SBISD student artwork in our offices in celebration of Youth Art Month

The Awty International School

  • Provided student volunteers during the summer to give academic support to Ridgecrest Elementary
  • Collected and delivered school supplies to Ridgecrest
  • Collected uniforms and socks and delivered to Ridgecrest
  • Served on the Ridgecrest CIT
  • Provided Awty students to volunteer at Ridgecrest for different events throughout the year

The College Resource Center

  • Participated in and/or facilitated multiple Parent U and Mentor U programs for the district
  • Served as mentor and provided information for the Spring Woods Collegiate Challenge program
  • Provided guest speakers for the Northbrook Collegiate Challenge group
  • Facilitated district-wide financial aid workshop
  • Co-facilitated Mentor U training
  • Aided in the administration for the Camacho Foundation Scholarship through Maria Camacho

The HUB Houston

  • Helped to collect items for Blessings in a Backpack and assisted in the preparation of backpacks for Spring Shadows Elementary
  • Participated in the Family to Family Network resource fair
  • Participated in the Gateway Transition Fair

The Journey at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church

  • Provided appreciation events, treats and thank you notes for the Thornwood Elementary teachers and staff
  • Provided volunteers to help with the Thornwood Carnival, Field Day and for a campus beautification project
  • Provided items for Thornwood’s 5th Grade Auction

The Kids' Reading Room

  • Created reading rooms for children at Castlewood, Hammerly Walk, Waterford Place, and Providence apartments
  • Sponsored a reading room at the SpringSpirit Community Center
  • Gathered student volunteers from clubs at Northbrook High School to read to kids, help organize holiday parties, and mentor the younger students
  • Brought in educational speakers to speak to and teach students about the importance of dental hygiene as well as birds and the environment

The Kinkaid School

  • Provided Birthday Boxes to Panda Path students
  • Donated gift bags of toiletries to the Spring Branch Family Development Center
  • Participated in a literacy project at Panda Path

The Orthopedic Sports Clinic

  • Sponsored SBISD’s student Athletic Training workshop
  • Donated t-shirts for the student Athletic Trainer Workshop
  • Sponsored Memorial High School’s Booster Club Dance Hall Dreaming
  • Provided physician coverage for all Memorial High School football games
  • Provided student physicals
  • Donated to the Mustang Booster Club
  • Sponsored an advertisement in the SBISD Football Program

The Women's Fund for Health Education and Resiliency

  • Facilitated a ten-week health education class for Westwood Elementary 4th grade girls
  • Sponsored a field trip to a resiliency luncheon and educational panel for Westwood Elementary students
  • Provided journals and educational materials to Westwood Elementary 4th grade girls

Thompson & Horton LLP

  • Sponsored and underwrote the SBEF Legacies Gala
  • Sponsored and underwrote the SBEF Style Show & Luncheon
  • Served as an SBEF board member

Thornwood Elementary

  • Raised over $500 for the Go Gold Campaign to bring awareness to child cancer
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Conducted a school-wide food drive with all proceeds going to the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Partnered with Operation Interdependence to send care packages to American soldiers serving abroad
  • Raised over $3,000 for the American Heart Association

Tiger Trail School for Early Learning

  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Collected cookies and crackers for East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Collected socks for Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital during Christmas
  • Partnered with Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services to host the Super Smile Savers Program for our community
  • Collected funds for Pennies for Patients
  • Offered English classes for parents in our community Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Hosted Parent Nutrition Classes with the Houston Food Bank

Town & Country Orthodontics

  • Awarded a scholarship for current or past patients
  • Hosted a job shadow for middle and high school students interested in pursing Dental and Orthodontic Schools
  • Provided student take home folders to Spring Branch Elementary and Frostwood Elementary
  • Donated funds and supplies for the school carnivals at Frostwood, Wilchester, and Pine Shadows Elementary
  • Sponsored PTA Meetings for Memorial Middle, Spring Forest Middle, Nottingham, Memorial Drive Elementary, and Bunker Hill
  • Provided Underwriting Campaign projects at: Wilchester, Bunker Hill, Nottingham, Rummel Creek, Frostwood, Meadow Wood, Stratford, and Spring Forest Middle

Treasure Forest

  • Provided classes for parents to learn basic English Language skills
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  • Provided emergency funds for at-risk students and their families to assist with food, clothing, rent, and utility services
  • Collected school supplies for students in need of assistance
  • Coordinated assistance to give Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners to families in need
  • Hosted a canned food drive for the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Collected donations to purchase holiday presents for families in need

Tree House

  • Sponsored Stratford High School’s broadcast journalism department
  • Donated a frozen yogurt and topping bar for the Meadow Wood school carnival
  • Provided financial support for the Stratford Cheerleading team and Spartan Booster Club
  • Purchased advertisements in the Spring Forest Middle School directory
  • Donated vouchers to the Wilchester Elementary Carnival
  • Donated gift certificates to Memorial Middle School band, Stratford Playhouse, Stratford Booster Club, and Rummel Creek

Tres Market

  • Provided internships for students interested in Culinary Arts
  • Provided the manager to present to and mentor Guthrie internship students
  • Offered culinary classes to teach effective business practices for student employees at Tres Market
  • Hosted tours of the restaurant for internship and Culinary Arts students
  • Provided permanent employment for current and past SBISD interns


  • Provided English language, reading and social skills tutoring at Wildcat Way
  • Provided tutoring in Language Arts at Northbrook HS
  • Provided Math & STARR Prep support for Westwood, Pine Shadows, Edgewood, Nottingham, and Spring Branch Middle School students

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Provided a parent workshop on insurance services at Spring Woods Middle School
  • Presented at Movie Night at Spring Woods Middle School
  • Participated in the Ridgecrest Elementary and Pine Shadows Elementary health fairs
  • Presented at Treasure Forest Elementary Math/Science Night
  • Worked with Spring Woods Middle School families to assist with the Medicaid/CHIP application

United Way of Greater Houston

  • Provided United Way Peer Tutoring M.A.T.H. for 6th and 8th grade Landrum and Spring Branch Middle students to strengthen their pre-algebra skills
  • Provided a grant to sponsor the Summer Bridge Program for 50 rising college freshmen from economically disadvantaged families
  • Implemented United Way Reading Together and Peer-to-Peer Tutoring program to four elementary schools serving over 130 students and sending each student home with 20 books each throughout the year
  • Provided M.A.T.H Camp at all seven SBISD Summer Camp Hubs to engage 3rd and 4th graders in problem solving and real world math activities to strengthen their pre-algebra skills
  • Sponsored Family Engagement Nights at Terrace, Cedar Brook, Spring Shadows, and Buffalo Creek
  • Sponsored Summer Book Clubs at Spring Shadows, and Terrace Elementary Schools in order to support the district literacy focus

University of Houston- Downtown

  • Hosted over 65 students for Houston PREP summer STEM program
  • Served as a chair for West Houston P-16 Council
  • Served as a member of the West Houston P-16 Council
  • Served as PIE and Volunteer Advisory Board Members


  • Completed our 21st year providing an “Outdoor Classroom” that teaches gardening with an emphasis on science, social studies, and environmental issues coordinated whenever possible with the various teachers' lesson plans
  • Partnered with Frostwood and Rummel Creek Elementary to provide employees to establish and conduct an ongoing gardening class during or after school
  • Provided free workshops for teachers twice a year and offered a quarterly class: “How to Build and Start a School or Community Garden” at our office

USTA Texas

  • Trained PE teachers how to teach tennis
  • Conducted a coaches training for the varisty tennis team at Memorial High School
  • Hosted five elementary and two middle schools for a morning of playing tennis matches against each other at Memorial High School followed by a field trip to River Oaks Country Club to watch professional tennis matches during the US Men's Clay Court Championships

Valley Oaks Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Hosted a Emoji Gram Sales fundraiser to raise money for The American Heart Association
  • Conducted the Outreach within Coat Drive
  • Conducted canned food drives to support the local community
  • Hosted a Buds with Suds Car Wash fundraiser to raise money for TIRR Camp Xtreme
  • Hosted a Warm up Houston Hearts fundraiser to raise money for Star of Hope
  • Participated in the Sister School Program to assist Shadow Oaks Elementary
  • Participated in a recycling program

Valley Oaks Elementary PTA

Vierra, Chris

  • Continued service as an SBISD Trustee
  • Advocated for SBISD as a member of both Spring Branch Speaks and as a Board member of Texans Advocating for Meaningful Assessments (TAMSA)
  • Continued to volunteer on the Stratford and Memorial Middle PTA/PTSA’s
  • Recognized as a Lifetime Texas PTA Member

Village Republican Women

  • Donated new and used books to Shadow Oaks, Buffalo Creek, Hunters Creek and Woodview Elementary
  • Provided dictionaries to 3rd grade students at Shadow Oaks and Hunters Creek Elementary
  • Donated booklets containing the Constitution to 5th graders at Woodview, Ridgecrest, Landrum Middle, Spring Forest Middle, and Spring Woods High schools

Wallis State Bank

  • Collected school supplies for Terrace Elementary students
  • Sponsored the Dictionary Project for Westwood Elementary 3rd graders
  • Participated in JA Inspire Career Day
  • Sponsored the Spelling Bee for Terrace Elementary
  • Provided the Houston Chronicle for Westwood Elementary
  • Volunteered through Junior Achievement at various schools
  • Provided our CFO as a guest speaker at the Westwood Elementary 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony


  • Donated shirts the Presidents' Club after-school program at Pine Shadows Elementary
  • Donated supplies for Pine Shadows teachers and students
  • Donated miscellaneous items to Pine Shadows parents

Wells Fargo & Company

  • Served on the Spring Branch Education Foundation Board
  • Underwrote the Character Without Question program
  • Sponsored the SBEF School Supply Project
  • Purchased the Grand Champion Market Turkey at the 2017 Spring Branch FFA Auction
  • Provided a Wells Fargo Scholarship to an SBISD graduating senior
  • Matched 100% of all team member contributions to SBISD, SBEF, and all SBISD PTA organizations

Westchester Academy for International Studies

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Hosted a College/Career Fair for all Westchester high school students to be introduced to different types of employment and educational opportunities
  • Organized and packaged food at a local food bank
  • Organized and funded an International Investigations Week to give Westchester Juniors the ability to explore career fields
  • Provided multiple projects for Eagle Scouts
  • Provided the campus to be a voting location in November
  • Allowed multiple outside organizations to use the campus space
  • Hosted a 7th and 8th grade career day
  • Hosted a seminar for seniors with multiple guest speakers
  • Hosted a Rites of Spring Festival that was open to the whole community

Westchester Academy PTA

  • Sponsored an International Festival designed to enhance global exposure of both students and families, with over 20 countries represented
  • Provided guest speakers for students about the various means of dealing with and overcoming stress and anxiety in work and academic environments
  • Arranged for members of the SBISD Board of Trustees to meet with parents to discuss the effects of being a Robin Hood District
  • Provided three teacher appreciation luncheons
  • Hosted a Breakfast with the Counselors where attendees were asked to bring a box of cereal to donate to the Houston Food Bank

Westchester Alumni Association, Inc.

  • Funded six scholarships for seniors of the Westchester Class of 2017
  • Sponsored the Westchester Teacher of the Year and guests for the Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) Bright Stars Gala
  • Donated to the SBEF Running for the Arts event
  • Maintained an interactive Westchester Alumni website covering years 1968-1986 and 2000 to present
  • Hosted Westchester’s annual All-Alumni Reunion and Wildcat Wednesday gatherings to raise awareness and scholarship funds for WAIS
  • Provided legacy to WAIS, an honorable history filled with distinguished members

Westside Homeless Partnership

  • Provided the Building Confident Families curriculum taught by ESCAPE Family Services to 79 SBISD children and their parents
  • Provided one week of Summer Art Camp for 15 SBISD students at Memorial Drive Lutheran Church
  • Conducted a Summer Reading Program to assist with required summer reading for 29 SBISD elementary, middle and high school students in collaboration with Barnes & Noble
  • Conducted a Back-to-School Supply Drive providing 70 SBISD students with new backpacks filled with necessary school supplies
  • Organized Back-to-School Shoes providing 55 students with a new pair of shoes prior to the first day of school

Westwood Elementary

  • Earned the Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate® designation for efforts to build a strong, respectful environment
  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Provided glasses for students from the See to Succeed program in partnership with the City of Houston
  • Provided a school-wide Red Ribbon Campaign led by the Student Council
  • Hosted a Family Wellness Night to provide information and experiences for families to increase exercise, health and nutrition
  • Provided open library hours to parents and the community
  • Hosted Interdisciplinary Night to promote T-2-4 goals for both parents and students
  • Hosted a school-wide food drive to collect non-perishable items for the East Spring Branch Food Pantry.
  • Hosted Donuts with Dads, a school-wide parent and child event. Fathers and father-figures were invited to spend quality time with their children, other fathers, and school staff.


  • Provided breakfast to the Thornwood Elementary staff
  • Donated Whataburger for a Year at the Terrace Fall Festival Auction
  • Provided free burger coupons for Star Students at Terrace Elementary
  • Contributed door prizes for faculty and staff raffles at Terrace Elementary

Wilchester Elementary

  • Raised funds for the American Heart Association through Goops for Heart
  • Held a car wash to raise funds for Spring Shadows Elementary
  • Held winter coat drive for Spring Shadows Elementary
  • Held a Thanksgiving Turkey Drive for Spring Shadows Elementary

Wilchester Elementary PTA

  • Collected coats and winter gear for our Sister School, Spring Shadows Elementary 
  • Held a turkey drive to collect frozen turkeys for Spring Shadows families for Thanksgiving
  • Collected food items throughout the year and organized volunteers to bag meals and deliver to Spring Shadows classrooms as part of the Blessings in a Backpack program 
  • Provided food for a Spring Shadows teacher appreciation luncheon Donated proceeds from a booth at our school carnival to Spring Shadows 
  • Utilized PTA communication platforms to support district and local events
  • Provided auction items and funds to support SBISD’s Science Center and SBEF’s Scholarship Fund

Wildcat Way School for Early Learning

  • Participated in SBISD’s Share a Smile customer service campaign
  • Participated in Red Ribbon Week to teach kids to stay safe and say no to drugs
  • Provided parent cooking classes through the Houston Food Bank
  • Raised funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Pennies for Patients
  • Partnered with Christ the King Church to collect and distribute non-perishable food items for Blessings in a Box

WildHorse Resources

  • Provided paid internships to students interested in Engineering
  • Spoke to and provided tours of our facility to Guthrie Center internship students
  • Served on the MHS Campus Improvement Team and SBISD finance committee
  • Served on the Guthrie Center Advisory Board
  • Provided full-time employment to graduated, past interns

Woodview Elementary

  • Participated in Jump Rope for Heart for the American Heart Association
  • Hosted a Parenting Skills Training including Cyber Safety and How to Help Your Student with Homework
  • Conducted a food drive for the East Spring Branch Food Pantry
  • Hosted a school wide Beautification Day
  • Hosted a 5th grade visit to University of Houston to support SBISD’s T-2-4 goal
  • Hosted summer school camps: reading, math, and field trips to Bear Creek Park, the Children’s Museum, and Discovery Green
  • Participated in Pinwheels for Peace
  • Participated in the district Share a Smile Campaign

Workforce Solutions

  • Provided job search assistance for SBISD families
  • Provided youth work experience for SBISD students
  • Provided financial aid for education, child care, and work support

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