IN THE NEWS


March 2016

Clear Creek ISD Dedicates Stadium in Memory of Challenger, Columbia Astronauts

Rain or shine, the major dedication years in the making went on as planned for Clear Creek ISD's newest facility, the Challenger Columbia Stadium. Read more »


March 2016

Clear Creek ISD Challenger Columbia Stadium Now Open

The gates to CCISD Challenger Columbia Stadium swung open to the public for the first time the evening of March 10, 2016. A fitting kick off to the celebration, hundreds of student athletes and artists who will now call the 10,000-seat stadium 'home' converged onto their new playing field for the first time through their respective Wildcat, Falcon, Wolverine, Charger and Knight mascot 'inflatable tunnels'.

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August 2015

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital Named Stadium Founding Sponsor

for Clear Creek ISD Challenger Columbia StadiumJune 25, 2015​

The Clear Creek Independent School District is pleased to announce the launch of a six-year sponsorship by Houston Methodist St. John Hospital. In Monday night’s Board meeting, CCISD Board of Trustees approved a six-year lease agreement with Houston Methodist St. John Hospital which places the hospital at the Stadium Founding Sponsor level for the District’s newest and much-anticipated facility addition, Clear Creek ISD Challenger Columbia Stadium. The stadium complex, located off West NASA Boulevard, is scheduled for completion in late 2015, later than originally forecasted due to record rainfall during the spring. Read more »


June 2015

Bad Weather Delays CCISD Bond Construction Projects

The record rainfall in Galveston and Harris counties has impacted several bond construction projects in the Clear Creek Independent School District. According to the Houston/Galveston National Weather Service rain totals for this area are more than 20 inches above normal. The heavy rain has impacted the construction schedule of CCISD Challenger Columbia Stadium, McWhirter Elementary and Clear Brook High School. Read more »



February 2015

Clear Creek ISD Challenger Columbia Stadium on the Rise

Crews are hard at work constructing the district’s long-awaited 10,000-seat second stadium and surrounding complex for one of the fastest growing school districts in the state. Taxpayers supported the project, along with several other facility rebuilds and repairs needed throughout the district, by voting in favor of the 2013 Bond referendum. However, advertising revenue from the second stadium will directly support the purchase and operation of the stadium’s video board. The cost of the video scoreboard was not part of the 2013 Bond referendum as CCISD did not want taxpayers to bear the added expense. Read more »



March 2014

Clear Creek ISD Breaks Ground on Future Site of Challenger Columbia Stadium

 A community converged on bare land at 2145 W. NASA Blvd. to officially break ground where a stadium complex will stand tall by fall 2015.  Members of the public, city mayors, NASA Johnson Space Center leadership, and CCISD students and staff gathered to ‘turn the dirt’ at the site of the future athletic and fine arts complex. Read more »