Houston Elementary School

Sunday, September 14, 2014

International Dot Day

Monday, September 15th, we will participate in the International Dot Day Celebration in honor of the book The Dot by Peter Reynolds.  Dot day encourages educators to celebrate their students’ creativity and love of artistic expression.   Everyone is invited to wear polka dots.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

6th-Grade's Guinea Pig

After much debate and discussion, the students in Mrs. Mann's science/ language class have finally arrived at a decision as to which animal will become their new class pet.   The unanimous decision is a guinea pig.  Over the past week, the students worked diligently to compile research in order to become knowledgable on the proper way to care for a guinea pig and created PowerPoints. Now that the students have become "authorities" on guinea pigs, they are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the newest and smallest member of Houston Elementary School's 6th grade class.


Thursday, July 24, 2014

"Meet the Teacher" Orientation

Welcome Back
School Starts
Monday Aug. 11th

"Meet the Teacher" Orientation
Tues., Aug. 5th
Pre-K 5:00 to 6:00

Thurs., Aug. 7th 
K - 4:00 to 5:00
1st & 2nd - 5:00 to 6:00
3rd & 4th - 6:00 to 7:00
5th & 6th - 7:00 to 8:00

This time is for teachers and parents to collaborate.  Please plan to arrive on time and to stay 45 minutes.  Please bring school supplies. Due to limited space in the classrooms, please do not bring siblings if at all possible. 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

In Memory of Nytavious Powell and Temeshica Chatman

Houston's students, teachers, staff, and parents released over 250 balloons today in memory of Nytavious Powell and Temeshica Chatman.  Nytavious and his mother were loved by so many at Houston.  Bubba and Pooh - you will be greatly missed!

                       Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Students Stand Up Against Bullying

Mrs. Mann's class is doing it again.  Check out some examples of her students using technology to make a conscientious decision to stand up against bullying.  Just another example of how Houston students are encouraged to be actively engaged and to do the right thing.



Tuesday, May 6, 2014

City Flag Contest

Congratulations to the students who entered artwork to Heritage Hall for the Talladega City's flag contest! They not only spent a lot of time planning and drawing their flags they also researched the history of Talladega and wrote about how each element of their design represented an important facet of their community.  Way to represent Houston Elementary in our community!