Houston Elementary School

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Technology in the Classroom

Mrs. Mann's 6th-grade science class has been busy, again, using the school's technology to create Power Point Presentations for their science projects.   Naomi did an outstanding job with her Power Point Presentation on Early Astronomers.   This is just another example of the amazing things that are happening at Houston Elementary School!


Sunday, September 21, 2014

New Baby Chicks

Mrs. Taylor's 2nd-grade class had an Egg-citing event this week.  Their baby chicks have started hatching. Check out these cute pictures and video.  The kids are definitely enthusiastic about this hands on project that incorporates both science and reading.



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.