Washington High pool not open to Heights swimmers

Booker T. Washington High has a multi-million dollar pool, but no swim team.

Nearby Heights High has a swim team, but there is no pool on campus.

Both are Houston ISD schools, so it looks like some kind of cooperation could be achieved. But as Adam Zuvanich, editor of Leader Y Star of Fort Bend details this week in a story both fascinating and frustrating, to date Washington administrators have denied Heights swimmers access to the pool.

And it has sat unused for months, after costing taxpayers millions to build it.

We recommend that you read more in “Standing water”.

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