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News Archive

The rebuilt Kingwood Middle School will open in August 2022. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)New Kingwood Middle School to open August 2022

Humble ISD is constructing a new building and athletic fields on the existing site, in a two-phase project to be completed by the 2022-23 academic year. Read about the new design here.


Kingwood alumnus Kyle Finnegan makes MLB pitching debut with Washington NationalsWashington Nationals relief pitcher Kyle Finnegan throws during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The 2010 graduate and Texas State pitcher walked onto a major league mound for the first time in his career on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Finnegan pitched a scoreless ninth inning while allowing one hit as the Nationals went on to win 9-2 against the Yankees. Read article here

KHS band director Destry Balch selected for new postDestry Balch

Humble ISD has selected Destry Balch to be Director of Fine Arts beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Mr. Balch comes to the districtwide role from Kingwood High School, where he served as KHS Director of Bands for 16 years. Read article here



Kingwood's Masyn Winn selected by Cardinals in MLB draft

Winn becomes the first Kingwood baseball player selected in the draft since 2015 when Jack Finnegan was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers. Read article here


Retired Humble ISD Superintendent Dr. Guy M. Sconzo remembered as inspiring leader

Beloved past Humble ISD Superintendent Dr. Guy Sconzo passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, after a battle with cancer. Photographs and memories may be viewed here.


KHS graduate was among the Blue Angels who flew over Houston on May 6, 2020

Major Frank Zastoupil, an '05 KHS graduate, honored front-line COVID-19 responders & essential workers on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 with formation flights over the Greater Houston Area. Read article here



Humble ISD schools closed for remainder of 2019-20 school year

Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order issued on April 17, 2020 will keep classrooms closed to students throughout Texas for the remainder of the school year as part of a larger plan to protect public health. Humble ISD schools will continue to provide online learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Read district's announcement

KHS boys swim team places first in state, girls swim team second

AUSTIN -- For the first time in more than a decade, the Mustangs are back on top. The Kingwood boys captured their sixth overall state championship and first since 2009 on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center. The Kingwood boys weren’t the only Mustangs who came to race on Saturday. The girls team delivered a runner-up finish with 235 points, trailing only Southlake Carroll (284) in the final standings. Read full article

After $63M renovation, Kingwood High School suffers floodwater damage again

KPRC Channel 2 News, by Joel Eisenbaum - Investigative Reporter

HOUSTON - On Monday [May 6, 2019], the superintendent of Humble Independent School District said that damage from a fierce but short-lived storm [the previous] Friday was relatively minimal but will prompt a review of what the district can do to keep the school from flooding. The school was devastated by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 after suffering from flood damage. A recently completed $63 million renovation at Kingwood High School did not include the elevation of any school buildings. Due to Friday's storm, a few inches of water seeped into the school's weight room, a hallway, and a classroom. Read entire article

Dr. Nasra returns to KHS

After the early June 2018 announcement that KHS Principal Dr. Ted Landry accepted a position as Principal of The Woodlands High School in Conroe ISD, Humble ISD shared this news:

From Trey Kraemer, Assistant Superintendent for High Schools (June 19, 2018)

Dear Kingwood High School Families,
Dr. Michael Nasra, a former Associate Principal of Kingwood High, has been named Principal of Kingwood High School. Dr. Nasra returns to Humble ISD after serving the past four years as Principal of Keller High School in Keller ISD. Dr. Nasra’s 16 years of experience also includes serving as Associate Principal for Atascocita High School, Assistant Principal at Ross Sterling Middle School and at Humble High School, and Math Teacher and Coach at Humble Middle School. Dr. Nasra earned his bachelor’s degree at Southwestern University and his master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Houston. He also was chosen for Rice University’s Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program (REEP) Business Fellowship for School Leaders. We look forward to seeing students back in August for an exciting new school year! Thank you for your continuing support of students.

Class of '86 alumna opens new business in Kingwood

KHS '86 graduate Lisa Huddleston McSwain realized her long-time dream when on April 12, 2017 she opened Sanké Hairdressers in Kingwood's Town Center. The salon, with its sleek, modern feel, is located between Kingwood Bagel and Fedex Office. Lisa isn't the only one celebrating; her many dedicated clients are excited to visit Lisa and her fellow stylists at Sanké! Read an article and see more pictures as published by the Humble Kingwood Atascocita Texas News site here.

Re/Max Associates Northeast has new owners!

'88 Rex Wall and wife Candace were featured in a November 2016 article in the Kingwood Observer shortly after taking the reins of the independently owned and operated franchise, which boasts 96 agents in two area offices.

See article and photo


2011 Spirit of Kingwood parade (10/29/11)

Wish you were there! Visit the gallery to view parade-day photos.


2010 Mustang Pride parade (10/9/10)

A few of the dozens of KHS alumni on staff at KHS!  Many were present to serve as grand marshals of the Mustang Pride Parade in October of 2010.

The parade was a first step in an effort by organizers to revive the school's homecoming parade tradition. The practice was halted some years before due to rising liability insurance costs and other factors.

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KHS Alumni Association Golf Classic

April 13, 2010 ♦ Kingwood Country Club

We had a GREAT time! Many thanks to all sponsors and participants for a successful first-ever golf tournament fundraiser, benefiting the KHS Alumni scholarship fund.

Website members can click here to view the online tournament-day gallery.

First Place: Apple Moving ('85 Sean Dezell, '85 Pat Crane and teammates)

First Place: Apple Moving

(L-R: '85 Robert Crawford, '85 Sean Dezell, Jimmie Spurlock and '85 Pat Crane)

KHS/Josten's second place: Coach Jeff Bellnap, Coach Ashley Earhart and Asst Princ. Donald Bodron

Second Place: KHS/Josten's

(L-R: KHS Coach Jeff Bellnap, KHS Coach Ashley Earhart and Asst Princ. Donald Bodron)


Proceeds support youth scholarships, KHS Project Graduation and the Humble ISD Education Foundation.

Turner Stadium

See pictures of Turner Stadium's 2010 renovations, or visit the Humble ISD Athletic Dept page for season ticket information, directions and more!