A Bellaire High School senior is one of 55 students nationwide to win an award for studying the Russian language. Jackie Liedtke was named a Russian Language Scholar Laureate by the American Council of Teachers of Russian, a professional association with 1,650 members. "Scholar Laureates are serious, dedicated students," said Liedtke's Russian teacher Lisa McLendon in a … [Read more...] about Bellaire Senior Named A Russian Language Scholar
A new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts includes the work of 40 Korean photographers, many whose work will be in the United States for the first time. "Operating under a relatively new democracy in South Korea, artists experienced a burst of creative energy and freedom of expression in recent decades," said curator Anne Tucker in a statement. "The photographers in Chaotic … [Read more...] about First Showing Of Korean Photography In U.S.
West University Place children decorated tiny pumpkins on Wednesday at the West U. Library. They used markers to cover the Jack O'Lanterns with colorful faces and shapes. Click a picture to enlarge. … [Read more...] about West U Kids Create Ultimate Halloween Decoration
Administrators at Faith Lutheran Day School are one step closer to putting Hurricane Ike behind them for good after the city council on Monday approved a permit for construction of a new day school. "I was really, really happy," said Debbie Helweg, director of the day school, which for 26 years has taught local children aged 3 to 5. "It was a long process, but it wasn't as … [Read more...] about Day School Raising Funds After City Grants Permit
In this video interview, legendary Broadway performer Tommy Tune talks about Ruth Denney, his first drama teacher at Lamar High School in the late 1950s. He said his stunning, 50-year career would never have happened without her. Tune, 70, has won more Tony Awards than any other actor, along with numerous other honors. The famous singing and dancing man returned to his Alma … [Read more...] about Tommy Tune Credits Success To Lamar H.S. Teacher