PORT ARTHUR — Wednesday morning a convocation was held for students and staff at Memorial High School
Musical performances took place and prizes were handed out to celebrate the obstacles students and staff overcame during Tropical Storm Harvey.
PAISD Superintendent Dr. Mark Porterie delivered a back to school message and the district handed out awards for teacher of the year.
The Memorial High School basketball team received UIL championship rings and nearly 700 laptops were distributed to teachers in appreciation of their hard work.
PAISD is set to begin classes August 15.