5:00 PM Oct 22, 2021 CDT

Looking inward: Clear Creek ISD uses equity audit findings for student success

Auditors concluded there are unclear definitions around equity in CCISD; economic need has an influence on end-of-year exam performance; and the diversity of CCISD’s student population is not being represented in staff, among other findings. These results are just one piece of the puzzle, district officials emphasized, when it comes to how they approach serving students’ academic, social and emotional needs.


10:16 AM Oct 22, 2021 CDT

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Crafty Crab coming soon to League City and more

Here is a roundup of business-related news from around Clear Lake and League City.


Amazon hiring for thousands of seasonal jobs throughout Texas

It is that time of year when people look for seasonal jobs as the holidays approach. Amazon aims to meet that demand by hiring for thousands of seasonal positions throughout Texas.




CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Friso and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.


Texas Department of Transportation discusses I-45 expansion, vehicle fatalities at annual event

The Texas Department of Transportation held its fifth annual State of TxDOT event Oct. 21 to discuss the I-45 expansion, plans for the future and safety issues facing Texans.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 21.


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League City, mountain bikers work to create off-road trails

After months of communication, League City officials and residents who are passionate about mountain biking are now working in tandem to create and expand bike courses citywide.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Early concept for Frisco’s Northwest Community Park includes biking tower for ‘gravity riding’; Perky Beans Cafe now open in Leander, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 20.


Ready for liftoff: Clear Creek ISD's NASA connections expose students to space exploration

Whenever he interacts with his fellow Houstonians on Earth, Clear Creek ISD parent Victor Glover is looking for his replacement in space.



Scrumptious Houston: Nassau Bay dessert shop offers 30 rotating cheesecake flavors

Tahira Christensen’s baking business started with some Pinterest boards, YouTube videos and a sweet tooth.


Kinder Institute housing survey results reveal Harris County's needs

To meet the need for additional, more affordable housing for only 20% of the 500,000 cost-burdened residents, 8,174 housing units would need to be added annually through 2031, according to the study.


Clear Creek ISD approves 2021-22 superintendent targets, including COVID-19 exclusion audit

Clear Creek ISD trustees approved a number of 2021-22 targets for Superintendent Eric Williams during an Oct. 11 board of trustees workshop, including one regarding ongoing audits of COVID-19-related exclusions.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.



GUIDE: 16 local fall activities worth checking out

There are a number of ways to enjoy fall in the Bay Area, from exploring haunted attractions and picking pumpkins to a day at Lagoonfest Texas and various Halloween festivals.


I-45 widening project deadline from NASA Parkway to FM 518 extended by several months

The Texas Department of Transportation has been working on several I-45 projects that will last at least until 2026 to improve travel from Houston to Galveston.


Harris County Commissioners Court to take public comments on redistricting Oct. 21

The meeting will be held at the Harris County Commissioners Court, located at 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston, at 4 p.m.


Coventry Homes begins sales in Webster

The community along NASA Parkway features a playground, dog park and open green space with 25 acres of protected wetlands; it is located within Clear Creek ISD boundaries.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.


Texas Medical Center: Coronavirus patient numbers drop 25% in one week, dip below 800

The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center institutions has continued its decline.


8 Bay Area events to check out in October, November

Here are several events worth attending in the Bay Area over the next month.


Learn about Newport, October's featured neighborhood

Newport in League City has 85 single-family properties.




COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths decrease in Galveston County and other updates

Case fatality remains at 1%, and 2,133 cases are active—down significantly from the 3,755 active as of Oct. 1.