The planning and construction process took a decade — and the grand re-entry had to wait two days while Houston ISD closed during a citywide water crisis — but Bellaire High School students will finally be walking through their “new front door” on South Rice Avenue this morning (Wednesday, Nov. 30).
“We have a prosperous 67 years of history to add to,” school officials messaged Sunday on social media. “Thank you to the community for investing in us. Great things are to come from the graduating classes that walk out these doors each year. We plan to make you #CardinalProud.”
The addition is a major part of Phase 2 of the $142 million rebuilding of the campus and will trigger a new set of procedures for entering and exiting the campus, outlined by campus officials:
- Main Office at the front of the school on S. Rice Ave.
- “Main Street” doors. These are located in the center of the school area known as “Main Street” and they are the doors students would use if they are entering from the parking garage.
- Bus entry doors. These are the same doors that bus riders have been using.”