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HSPVA AT 50: A Unique History

A project in Houston, TX by Kinder HSPVA & HSPVA Friends

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A book to celebrate the history of the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas, to mark its 50th anniversary.
Backers: 403
Average Pledge Per Backer: $155

Funded: $62,450 of $60,000
Dates: Oct 31st -> Dec 15th (45 days)
Project By: Kinder HSPVA & HSPVA Friends
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Latest News

*URGENT REQUEST from Dr. Karpicke, 4th HSPVA Principal, to help us reach our funding goal TODAY!

December 14th - via:
Dr. Karpicke at the groundbreaking for HSPVA's downtown campus, seven years ago TODAY! Dr. Herbert Karpicke, fourth principal of HSPVA, has made an eleventh-hour offer to make sure that we reach the Kickstarter funding goal: If the community can... (Read More)


December 9th - via:
HSPVA students from the 1973 yearbook WE NEED YOUR HELP! This is an all-or-nothing campaign, and HSPVA AT 50: A UNIQUE HISTORY will only be funded if we reach our goal by Wed., December 15, at 12:00 a.m. CST. We have a long way to go, so we are... (Read More)

A special message from Ms. Bonner!

November 27th - via:
We are thankful for all of our backers and supporters! We only have until December 15 to make this book a reality and everyone who donates $100 or more will receive an additional gift of a signed box of spaghetti from Ms. Bonner herself. You can also... (Read More)

We're well on our way to meeting our goal! Here's a special message from Mrs. Birdia Churchwell.

November 10th - via:
Thanks for being one of our first 51 backers! Here's a special message from Mrs. Birdia Churchwell, one of the original HSPVA staff members hired by Ruth Denney in July 1971. She was hired to teach her famous correlations method, integrating the arts... (Read More)

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