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We had a wonderful time hanging out at Worthing HS this past Saturday for the We Can Do More Teen Summit.  Shouts out to Trustee Wanda Adams (District 9), UT Health and everyone who attended.  My I’m Me Crew held sessions on Health and Fitness, Etiquette, Goal Setting and Beauty/Style!  Check out our pics below! […]

You ever hear from your parents that “We didn’t have that when we were in school… we walked miles in the snow, rain… y’all don’t ever want to read you want the answer given to you”. The back-in-the-day struggle was real! Technology can be bad and good. I prefer to utilize the best aspects of […]

The Mayor’s Back to School Fest presented by Shell will be held in August. This year’s event will help 25,000 pre-registered students in need prepare for the new school year. Students will receive backpacks, limited apparel, immunizations and hair cut vouchers. Health screenings by local agencies, City of Houston services, University of Houston programs, and […]

Da Boi Genius (TSU Alumni) goes back to Texas Southern University to SWAG OUT with T-Wayne and DJ Chose (along with Brook Gang Music) and the freshmen of 2011. Everybody was hitting the SOUTH DALLAS SWAG!!! “Ayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyye cmon”!

Just a few of the many attractions available were games for children, live entertainment, health screenings, details on what HISD has to offer, and free immunizations, school uniforms, and school supplies. It was huge.  Shout to the city for putting on the event and all the vendors involved.

97.9 The Box’s Madd Hatta held his annual “Hatta’s 100” contest where he chose 100 male students to receive school clothes courtesy of Suit Mart! Check out the video of all the lucky winners! Special thanks to Shabana Motors and Suit Mart! Related Stories: Back-to-School Immunization Locations House Passes Bill Saving 161,000 Teaching Jobs How […]

    Less than a month after giving birth, Alicia Keys looked absolutely radiant (and slim!) as she stepped out to support her man, Swizz Beatz, who was honored by GQ on Tuesday evening. “I can’t believe I got her out of the house,” the producer joked over the mic to the packed crowd at […]

For months the topic of health, nutrition and school lunches has been debated in the media. British Chef Jamie Oliver brought the most attention to the issue recently with his television show, “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.” Oliver, who started the revolution in his native country, believes school lunches should be healthy. Says Jamie: This food […]

Back-to-School Immunization Locations The Harris County Hospital District’s Troubleshooters Mobile Unit is out offering back-to-school immunizations. The Harris County Hospital District’s Troubleshooters Program is offering free immunizations for children two months to 18 years of age. To receive immunizations, a parent must be present with the child’s shot record. All shots will be given based […]

What is Education-N-Hoops, Inc. Education-N-Hoops, Inc. (“ENH”) is a non-profit organization located in Houston’s Third Ward. ENH was established in July 2002. It officially opened its doors to the community in May 2003. ENH’s motto is “Recreation with Education”. Simply stated, the goal is to instill in our youth the importance of scholastic excellence and […]

Let this help your scholar “get an A on it”!

It seems like only yesterday kids were running out of school to begin summer break. Now, our thoughts are turning towards preparing them for the new school year. Already, stores are trying to entice parents with their back to school offers on anything from clothing to stationary. The following tips will allow kids and parents to get back into the school routine in a stress free manner.