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• Houston choirs will host its annual spaghetti dinner from 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, May 16.
The Choir Awards Banquet will be held afterwards starting at 6:30. Everything will be in the high school and middle school cafeteria. Tickets are $5 a person with 2 and under eating for free. Persons can purchase a ticket from a choir person or buy one at the door.
•Bright Futures Houston, a support organization for the Houston School District, provided snacks during the state assessment tests.
•Thirty-six students — either on bicycles or skates — participated in National Bike or Roll to School Day. Prize winners were Crystilia Holden, Emma Carr and Jaxtyn Parle. They each won a Walmart gift card.
•Joe Richardson with the Houston Education Foundation and Jeff Gettys with Texas County Memorial Hospital together donated $1,800 to the health science program at Piney River Technical Center. It will supports the CNA testing and certification fees for all students.
•A night of jazz and Houston R-1 Community Night is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Big Rock Candy Mountain on Highway B at Jadwin.
The Houston High School Jazz Band will perform beginning at 7:30 p.m.