April 2017 – Memorial Mention

Frostwood fifth graders Yara Aljarrah, Deveny Gilmore, Luke Chipman and third grader Lilya Aljarrah were at Blue Willow Bookshop with Lisa McMann, the author  of the UNWANTEDS series, as she signed her new novel, Dragon...

Pieces of History on Main Street

A LITTLE PIECE OF HISTORY | By The Heritage Society – To catch a glimpse of historic Houston, look no further than Main Street. When the Allens established the town of Houston in 1836, they centered the town plat at the confluence of Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou. This resulted in a street grid...

Hiking Around Houston

By Maureen Allen – March is the perfect time of year to set some goals and strive to become healthier. If the gym isn’t your element, then hiking could be just the thing you’re searching for. Despite being the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston boasts some hidden trails tucked away....

Running and Safety

Expert: Dr. Jorge Gomez,  sports medicine physician at Texas Children’s Hospital  West Campus Q: How should I help my child prepare for increased physical activity? The most important step is to establish a pattern of regular, daily physical activity. Parents should strive for having their children...

Cat~ercises and Dog~ercises

Jan Glenn’s | Pawsitively  Purrfect –  I have had overweight pets through the years, and unfortunately, I have one now. My pooch Princess Grace Kelly, who has asked me to quit writing in my column about her weight problem, could stand to lose about five pounds. Being overweight – whether it is...

Houston Memorial High School Basketball Star Jerry Kroll

Where Are They Now | By Andrew Hollan Jerry Kroll led Houston Memorial High School to its only State of Texas Boys’ 4A basketball championship in 1966. During his playing career at Memorial, his team never lost a district game with 81 straight district wins. Beyond basketball, Kroll has also been a...

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