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StuCon Radio: PowerUp, Episode 9

  On 90.1 FM KPFT, Isabella Jarosz (HSPVA, 2017) hosted the ninth episode of StuCon Radio. Amy Fan (Bellaire, 2016), Lynn Huynh (Carnegie, 2017), and Ma’at Shango (Lamar, 2017) joined … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Instead of Laptops

Liana Wang, Bellaire, 2016 “PowerUp”, as HISD’s new laptop program is called, has a good aim. It’s true that as we shift further into the digital era, access to technology … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

What’s With the HISD Internet Filter at Home?

Kevin Melendez, Bellaire, 2016 Dear HISD, I came home today, determined on finishing my homework before 10:00. Reasoning I had a bit of free time before starting homework, I decided … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Hubbub about the HUB

Daniel Perez, Austin High School, 2018 Top 3 reasons I DON’T like the HUB* 1) It’s very unorganized There is a lot of information on one page, and it’s terribly … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Case for PowerUp laptops

George Zhou, Bellaire, 2015 Part of the PowerUp contract that students and parents are required to sign states that school laptops must be kept in the cases provided by HISD … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Not Everyone Needs an HISD Laptop

Anonymous, Bellaire, 2016 On paper, the PowerUp program sounds great. Bringing technology into the classroom, lessening the amount of stuff students have to carry by digitizing everything, and allowing disadvantaged … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

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