Monthly Archives: January 2015

Around the Corner – Spring 2015 Newsletter


Download the Spring 2015 edition of our 5 Corners Newsletter.

  • A Word from the Chair
  • Photos from our Holiday Special
  • Seeing Progress in our District - A Word from Council Member Larry Green
  • Environmental & Urban Design Committee Notes
  • Photos from Klean it up, Green it up
  • Keeping the District Clean a& Green
  • Graffiti Abatement
  • Litter Abatement
  • Outage Reporting: Street Lights
  • HPD Debunks High Crime Stats... Again
  • Five Corners Committee Meetings
  • Introducing our Business Ambassador - Ms Vivian Harris
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Please join us and… plant a tree, Jan. 24

5cmd-2015-plant-tree-ad-web District K, in partnership with Trees for Houston and Houston Parks Dept., will facilitate a citywide 2015 Arbor Day event that will concentrate on the Hiram Clarke community. Over 400 trees will planted along the following esplanades: Hiram Clarke Rd. (Anderson Rd. to West Orem Dr.), West Orem Dr. (Hiram Clarke Rd,. to Waterloo Dr.), and Buffalo Speedway extension (West Orem to West Airport Blvd. terminus). The event will start at 7:30 a.m. and the staging location will be the New Faith Church (4315 West Fuqua St.). The Houston Parks Dept. is coordinating...
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From the president of the South Houston Concerned Citizen’s Coalition

Happy New Year! We have begun a new year, and the Coalition is planning many events. Our first event is our Second Annual Awards Banquet January 24, 6:30 P.M., at the Fountain Life Center, 14065 S. Main at Hill-croft. If you have not al-ready done your RSVP, please do so before January 16. The price is $10.00 person. Please RSVP to or call 713-433-4849. We are planning several other events for the rest of the year. Please watch your e-mail for flyers, etc. Also, this year is an election year for mayor and city council members who will take office...
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School Round-up

Almeda Elementary

Jan. 13-21--PK (MOY) Assessments; Jan. 19-MLK Holiday; Jan. 20-Group Pictures/Life Touch; Jan. 21-Grades 3-5 DLA Testing (Math); Jan. 22-Grades 3-5 DLA Testing (Reading); Jan. 23-Grades 3-5 Math Planning Session; Jan. 26-Grade 4 DLA Writing; Grade 5 DLA Science; Jan. 27-Reading Vertical Meeting; Jan. 28-Early Dismissal 12:15 P.M.; Feb. 9-13-Grades 1-2 High Frequency Test

Fondren Elementary

Jan. 19-MLK Holiday; Jan. 20-23-A.S.A.P. Programs & Tutorials; Jan. 23-Perfect Attendance Jam; Jan. 26-30-A.S.A.P. Program & Tutorials; Jan. 28-Early Dismissal 12:45 P.M.; Feb. 2-6-A.S.A.P. Program & Tutorials 3:30-5:30 P.M.; Feb. 9-13-A.S.A.P. Program & Tutorials

Grissom Elementary

Jan. 19-MLK Holiday; Jan. 20-Tutorials (3:30-4:30 P.M.); Jan. 21-Early Dismissal 12:30 P.M.; Character Parade, no tutorials; Jan. 22-Cubs Day, Leadership Literacy Night; Jan. 23-College Day; Jan. 26-27-Tutorials; Jan. 28-Early Dismissal 12:30 P.M.; Jan. 29-Clubs...
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Invitation to the City of Houston’s Fair Housing Forum

fair-housing-forum Please join us at the Fair Housing Forum Thursday, January 29, 2015 Registration 8:30 a.m. Forum 9-4 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank - Houston Branch 1801 Allen Parkway Houston, TX 77019 Morning and afternoon panel discussions. • Learn about the impact of housing discrimination • Discover how to identify discriminatory practices • Develop strategies to combat discrimination and promote housing choice Mandatory RSCP by Monday, January 26, 2015 or 832.394.6186 Event is open to the public but must RSVP by deadline. Please include name and organization of each attendee. Lunch will be provided. Free parking....
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