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New Caney ISD has been the fastest growing Houston area district for the last three years, each year we add approximately 1,000 new students. To accommodate the rapid growth, New Caney ISD will open two new middle schools and make district-wide attendance zone adjustments.

NCISD is proud to welcome Woodridge Forest Middle School and New Caney Middle School into the NCISD family and will open their doors in August 2014.

Woodridge Forest Middle School is located 1.5 miles east of US 59 on Northpark Drive, in the Woodridge Forest subdivision. The New Caney 6th Grade campus will re-open in August 2014 as New Caney Middle School and will encompass grades 6th through 8th.
 Both schools will offer the same quality of academic, athletic and extracurricular programs our students and families are accustomed. 

For more information, visit http://www.newcaneyisd.org.


Everything from shabby chic to boutique and antiques; three local businesses prepare to open their doors for the community and kick off the holiday shopping season.

For the first year, Huffman’s Petticoat Junktion and Humble’s Ellen’s Timeless Treasures will host a Christmas Open House Dec. 7 to showcase their unique items and also encourage residents to shop locally at small businesses.

Only a week after the annual Small Business Saturday Nov. 30, guests will have the chance to visit each of the shops during the day to shop, enjoy refreshments and also meet new friends during the open house.


Lone Star College-Kingwood’s newest nature trail open for the community called the Lowlands has been more than three years in the making.

LSC-K representatives as well as others from Jesse Jones Park, Bayou Land Conservancy, Harris County Precinct 4, Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the Houston Audubon Society officially welcomed guests onto the trails after a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 16.

Built along the natural landscape of the college property along the west side of Sorters-McClellan Road, the Lowlands trail has several boardwalks built in the trail area and winds through the trees to meet where the back of their property is along the riverfront.


Celebrate An Old-Fashioned Christmas at Jones Park

Rejoice in the holiday season as celebrated by 19th century Texas settlers on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 4-7 p.m.

Festivities begin with live musical performances by Aldine ISD Honor Choir, Kingwood High School Madrigals, and Paragon Brass Ensemble at Jones Park’s outdoor stage. Then, enjoy wassail and shortbread tasting, Christmas caroling, and the lighting of the tree at Redbud Hill Homestead.

Additional features include a live nativity display presented by Berean Baptist Church, scenes of an old-fashioned Christmas Eve in the cabin, and Santa’s workshop. A holiday craft and photos with Santa in a covered wagon will also be available for little ones.

Jesse Jones Park Volunteers (JJPV) will offer a hotdog combo for $4 per person or a roast pork dinner plate for $8 per person. Reservations are required and may be made beginning Wednesday, Nov. 13 for Harris County residents and Monday, Nov. 18 for non-Harris County residents.

With leadership from Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center is a Harris County Precinct 4 facility located at 20634 Kenswick Dr. in Humble.

For more information about the park or any of the activities and programs offered, please call 281-446-8588 or visit www.hcp4.net/jones.


Buy a Coventry home from November 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 in Kingwood at Oakhurst and you will recieve a $2,000 Best Buy shopping spree! Stop by or call the Coventry model home for more information!

 


The Kingwood Community Center is planning a Christmas Senior Social Dance & Toy Drive on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

The event will be open to all ages - singles and couples welcome, asking those who attend to bring a gift for the toy drive. The center has partnered with Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) to support their toy drive as a drop off location for HAAM. All toys must be submitted by December 6, 2013.

A group of volunteers are transporting all the toys received on Saturday, December 7, 2013.


PHS Robotics Team Bests its competition

The Porter High School Robotics Team, along with the help from the NCISD Cosmetology students and the White Oak Middle School Robotics Club, competed in the South East Texas BEST Robotic Competition at Sam Houston State University. The students competed in two categories, "Best Robot" and "Best Overall.” PHS’s team finished second place in both categories and advanced to the Texas BEST Regional Competition.

Robotics teacher William Heeter reported, “In the Robot Competition, Leonidas was awesome, even partially broken he continued to rack up points.”

The "Best Overall" award consisted of seven gradable areas including booth display. NCISD Cosmetology students provided support by volunteering to provide face painting. 


When: October 26, 2013

Time: 12 pm- 3 pm

Where: European Wax Center, 19310 W. Lake Houston Parkway at FM 1960, Humble


The Oakhurst at Kingwood Open House event this weekend will showcase both new and resale homes as well as beautiful decorated models and some of the latest designs by top Houston builders.

On Saturday, new homes will be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and resale homes will be open from 1-4 p.m. A list of all participating homes will be located at the Oakhurst at Kingwood recreation center which is located just past the community’s main entrance.

Decorated models are open daily in Oakhurst at Kingwood, where new homes are offered by Trendmaker Homes, Coventry Homes, Village Builders, Triumph Homes, Lennar, Legend Homes, Princeton Classic Homes, Frontier Custom Builders and Highland Homes. New homes in Oakhurst at Kingwood are priced from the $160,000s to $1 million.


One of the largest grocery stores in the state of Texas, the new Kingwood Kroger Marketplace will prepare to open their doors to the community.

According to a press release about the grand opening, the community is invited to join the store manager Reggie Martin and senior executives for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.

Following the ceremony, the community is invited to participate in an exclusive meet and greet with NBC’s “The Voice” season four winner Danielle Bradbery at 12 p.m.


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