Bond passes with 72 percent approval


All the music groups met in the band hall on Tuesday, November 8 to practice for the holiday concert.

Voters approved Alief ISD’s proposed $341 million bond with  72.3 percent approval Saturday.

In addition to a new fine arts building for Kerr, the bond issue covers security upgrades on many campuses, additional gym space at all middle schools, new buses, a Career and Technology Center, and other repairs and improvements throughout the district..

Dedre’ “Dede” Jefferson was elected to the Position 4 seat in the special Board of Trustees election, which was also on the same ballot.

Total voter turnout was 1,148.

full band hall
In this photo from November 2011, band and orchestra students crowd into the band hall for a joint holiday rehearsal. A new fine arts building with expanded facilities is included in the 2015 Bond.