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News briefs and short items

New bell schedule starts October 20

October 19, 2017 4:26pm | Linh Ly

A new bell schedule will take affect on Friday, October 20. The new schedule eliminates one of the lunches; there will only be two, A lunch and B lunch. On a regular school day, A lunch starts at 10:40 AM and ends at 11:30. B […]

Yearbook Staff Update

October 13, 2017 4:33pm | Jhoana Fulgencio

The Kerr yearbook staff is working diligently everyday to produce a yearbook even better than the last. The photographers, writers, and designers all work together to create the different spreads in the yearbook, as well as keeping up with the events that come up throughout […]

Hurricane Harvey makeup date Oct. 9

September 21, 2017 1:45pm | Abenether Yonas

Alief ISD schools were closed from Friday, August 25 through Friday, September 8, 2017 due to the events of Hurricane Harvey that unfolded. In order to makeup for the lost time, the upcoming student holiday on October 9, Columbus Day, will be a make-up day. […]

Chipotle Night for Journalism

September 14, 2017 2:23pm | Jaclyn Ngo

Chipotle is partnering up with Alief Journalism to help fund raise for the programs. Support the fundraiser by coming to Chipotle at 11805 Westheimer #330 on Wednesday, September 27, between 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Bring this flyer or show the flyer on your phone at […]

Class pictures coming soon

September 14, 2017 2:12pm | Abenether Yonas

Senior and underclassmen photo dates have been rescheduled due to the two-week school-wide absence caused by Hurricane Harvey. Senior photos have been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 20, while underclassmen photos have been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 26. Please plan accordingly!

Progress report date changed

September 14, 2017 12:58pm | Ashley Fortoh

Due to Hurrican Harvey, the progress report dates were changed. A five-week progress report will be distributed on Wednesday, September 20; a six-week progress report will be distributed Wednesday, September 27.

Memorial services scheduled for Jorge Cavazos

September 14, 2017 12:57pm | Jaclyn Ngo

District Instructional Technology specialist Jorge Cavazos passed away last week. He was an Alief teacher and technology specialist on several campuses before moving to the administration building. Family visitation will be Friday, September 15, from 5 to 6 PM, followed by visitation from 6 to […]

New open house date set

September 14, 2017 12:50pm | Jaclyn Ngo

Open House was originally set on September 12. However, due to Hurricane Harvey, Open House is rescheduled for Tuesday, September 26, from 6:30 to 8 PM. Students and parents are encouraged to attend to meet the teachers and new administrators. Parents will also have a […]

SAT makeup scheduled for Saturday

September 14, 2017 12:48pm | Ashley Fortoh

Due to Hurricane Harvey, the August 26 Scholastic Aptitude Test has been rescheduled to this Saturday, September 16. Sign in at collegeboard.org/mysat and print your updated admission ticket. Bring the ticket and acceptable photo ID. Be at the testing center by 7:45Am SAT with essay […]

Underclass and senior picture days rescheduled

September 12, 2017 12:55pm | Jaclyn Ngo

Underclassman photos will be Tuesday, September 26. Students grade 9 through 11 will need to head to the seminar room 334 when the first letter of their last name is called. Senior portraits are on Wednesday, September 20 in seminar room 334. Seniors should check […]