Cool Schools on KPRC’s Channel 2 and Houston Life, features academic and extracurricular programs, outstanding students, schools, and teachers throughout Houston-area ISDs.
Cool Schools Segments
Lamar Consolidated ISD – Cool Schools showcases many programs and successes including athletics, student leadership, space, and more.
Klein ISD – Cool Schools spotlights the Water Warriors initiative after Hurricane Harvey.
Clear Creek ISD – Cool Schools highlights a STEM program and partnership with NASA.
Go Public Gulf Coast, Bob Covey – Cool Schools interviews the president about the importance of public education within our Independent School Districts (ISDs).
Needville ISD – Cool Schools features inspirational teachers and students in a science program, a recycling initiative inspired by Greta Thunberg, and a special message for veterans.
Barbers Hill ISD – Cool Schools features programs that provide hands-on experiences and industry certifications in health sciences, welding, and woodworking.
Cy-Fair ISD – Cool Schools spotlights new and innovative ways students are discovering their future careers.
Sheldon ISD – Cools Schools spotlights how students created a therapeutic toy to help children with cerebral palsy, a 3-D printing lab, and robotics.
Royal ISD – Cool Schools features the many pathways including an early college high school where students graduate with an associate’s degree.
Humble ISD – Cool Schools shines a light on an innovative program that partners with a skate park to help students learn engineering, construction, and design.
Deer Park ISD – Cool Schools features high school students mentoring elementary students as part of a college readiness program.
Angleton ISD – Cool Schools features innovative breakfast programs to ensure students have a healthy start to the day.
Alief ISD – Cool Schools features veterinary sciences program including a pet grooming service open to the public.
Galena Park ISD – North Shore High School swimmer, Erika Yaguez, is making a name for herself in Galena Park ISD, breaking personal and school records and attending multiple competitions.
Royal ISD –Students submitted artwork, photos, and positive messages to show appreciation for their teachers. Royal ISD also honored its senior graduates with a celebratory parade. Seniors and their families drove through cheering Royal ISD staff and teachers and received their caps and gowns, along with gifts and custom yard signs.
Santa Fe ISD – Santa Fe High School teacher, Ms. Nikaran, showed appreciation for her students by surprising them with personal gifts. Santa Fe ISD honored their graduates with a drive-thru event to pick up their caps and gowns, and Santa Fe High School teachers and staff were on-site to cheer on the students and their families.
Klein ISD community businesses hosted a free drive-thru photoshoot for over 600 graduating seniors. The students received custom portraits and a catered lunch.
Barbers Hill ISD set up an impressive display to honor its graduating seniors. Senior portraits were placed prominently on campus to congratulate the students on their accomplishments.
Needville ISD surprised Needville High School’s top 10 students to celebrate their hard work. The students received deliveries of yard signs from their principal and school administrators.
Fall 2019: With almost 7,000 votes cast for all of the 12 school districts, Royal ISD is the Cool Schools fall winner!