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Klein ISD News Briefs
May 8, 2012

Register Today for Swim Lessons & Summer Recreation from KISD Athletics

The Klein ISD Athletic Department is now accepting applications for swimming lessons and recreation camps for summer 2012. Programs are taught by Klein ISD coaches and offer personal instruction and will emphasize basic skills, techniques, strategies, offensive/defensive schemes, and fundamentals of various sports. Each activity has a specific date, time, age range, location and registration fee, click here for specifics on each.

Swim lessons cost $50, children must be four-years-old or older, and are held in three sessions: June 11-21 (first session), June 25-July 5 (second session), and July 9-19 (third session). Register for swim lessons at Klein High, Klein Forest or Klein Collins athletic offices, or click here for complete details.

Registration is underway for a variety of summer recreation camps for students in grades 5-12. Summer camps include four-hour sessions held for one week throughout the summer in the following sports: baseball, basketball, football, volleyball and wrestling. Intermediate girls basketball (grades 6-8) and volleyball (grades 5-9) leagues are forming, as well as a strength and training camp for grades 7-12 scheduled to run the entire summer at all KISD high school campuses. There is also co-ed tennis, track and field, and cross country two-week camps being held twice during the summer for grades 2-9. Lastly, girls and boys soccer camps are scheduled for June 4-7 for grades 6-9.

Klein Forest Students Take Top Spots in Architecture Design Competition

Klein Forest had five students place at the annual Michael G. Meyers Student Design & Scholarship Competition sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) held April 27, 2012, at the Architecture Center of Houston. KFHS competed against more than 80 submissions from 12 Houston-area districts. Students may enter individually or as a team, as the competition places an emphasis on creative problem solving and graphic presentations. KFHS had several top finishers as students won a total of $5,000 in college scholarships and four admission entries into the University of Houston College of Architecture summer workshop worth $3,000. The winners included: Minh Chau Nugyen and Oswaldo Reyes, first place for their design of Spy Museum; Kevin Vazquez, third place for Houston Museum of Energy design; Luis Luna, fifth place for Museum of Human Physiology design; and Darius Broussard, Most Sustainable award for Theatre Museum design. arch.jpg