Summer has officially arrived, and so has the weekend! As always, we’ve gathered news and announcements that you may have missed from this past week.
Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan select school colors, mascot
As the school year winds down, many kids can’t wait to focus on summer activities and delay thinking about the start of the following school year for a while. But incoming students to the new Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan have next fall on their minds. They’ve recently chosen their school colors and mascots. See their school spirit on video for yourself, posted on the HISD blog, as they gather at a field trip to Space Center Houston, part of a summer camp to help the students ease into school and bond with each other.
10-year-old girl who received lung transplant improving
Recently, a 10-year-old girl from Philadelphia whose efforts to qualify for a lung transplant has made news and fueled debates over organ transplantation. This week, it seems Sarah Murnaghan’s condition is improving, after having a double-lung transplant.
Staying safe in the summertime
Summer tends to bring a lot of good things, such as time spent outdoors, on vacations, and with family and friends. But summer also brings some not-so-great things, such as mosquitoes who may potentially be infected with West Nile Virus, and the start of hurricane season.
-By Jordan Magaziner