Chevron’s Bellaire campus eyed as possible site for new high school

Some Houston Independent School District leaders planning a new high school are hoping to acquire land from Chevron Corp. for future construction.

Southwest News reports that the plan was discussed at a recent Bellaire High Project Advisory Team meeting. HISD Board Trustee Mike Lunceford and Bellaire High School Principal Michael McDonough discussed a plan in which HISD would buy the 28-acre property from Chevron using existing bond funds. Another bond would have to be approved in order to fund construction of a new campus, but the existing high school at 5100 Maple St. would be renovated in the meantime.

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