Mustang Library News

2nd Six Weeks

National Library Friends Week

Wow, we were bombarded with the response from the many community members willing to come and read to our students. Thank you to all 23 participants for being our "Library Friends."

Monday & Tuesday Visits

Doctor's Renaissance Hospital Nurse - Grace Sandoval

PSJA District Technology Employees - Senyda Elizondo & Debbie Pingel

Pharr Memorial Library - Librarian Santiago Vasquez

Lucero Martinez UTRGV Bilingual Studies Professor

PSJA School Board Member - Ronnie Cantu

Wednesday Visit

School Board Members - Jesse Vela & Jorge Zambrano

DPS Officer - Evan Holguin

Thursday Visit

Target - Human Resources Director Roxanne Garcia

International Bank of Commerce - Daisy Arrango

Friday Visit

PSJA Superintendent - Dr. King

STAR Ems Director - Karim Lugo

Fox News Anchor - Jasmine Rico

PSJA Science District Coordinator - Susana Ramirez

Character Pumpkin Contest

Congratulations to all winners!

117 pumpkins that were entered in the contest. At Henry Ford Elementary we are winners and every participant received a goody bag for participating in our Storybook Pumpkin Contest!

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Enjoying our new Green Screen!

Read In Peace

Students were able to enjoy reading with flashlights while enjoying the setting of a haunted spooky room!

November Literacy Night

Thank you students, parents and staff members for making this November Literacy Night a great success!

"Keep Reading, it's one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have."

~ Lloyd Alexander

Laura Bush Grant - Musical Chairs Version

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Laura Bush for allowing Henry Ford Elementary Library to purchase more than 100 books thus far! Our students truly enjoyed previewing them with the musical chair version. More to come! in the library!

With students are able to engage in coding while expanding their computer science knowledge. Let's keep the learning growing! 5th grade student Orlando Bustos has completed 20 lessons in just two library classes. Way to go Orlando!

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Top AR Classes for the 2nd Six Weeks

Congratulations to all the TOP AR 2nd Six Weeks Classes!

1st Grade - Mrs. Enriquez

2nd Grade - Mrs. Y. Salinas

3rd Grade - Mrs. C. Rodriguez

4th Grade - Mrs. Guerra

5th Grade - Mr. Ramos

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Incentive for 203 Students

Woohoo! Congratulations to all 203 students who met their AR Goals and were able to participate in the AR Technology Party! Let's keep reading 3rd Six Weeks AR Incentive is Nachos and a drink!

PSJA Reading Laureate Program

PSJA Reading Laureate Program

"The YOU in Reading"

High School Degree = 100,000 words (1st Grade)

Associates Degree = 250,000 words (2nd Grade)

Bachelors Degree = 500,000 words (3rd - 5th Grade)

Masters Degree = 1,000,000 words (3rd - 5th Grade)

Doctorates Degree = 2,000,000 words (Recognition T-Shirt given by District)

Degrees will be presented during morning assembly after each six weeks. To be eligible for the end of year Reading Laureate celebration students at each grade level must reach a specific level. See above for the grade level in parenthesis (). Students must have a minimum average of 85% to be recognized by the school, and a 90% minimum average to be recognized by the district.

If any questions please visit the library for more information!

Congratulations - Joseph Garcia

Way to go Joseph Garcia for being our first student to achieve a Bachelor's Degree. More to follow! Thank you for setting the trend of reading!

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Library Stats

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Upcoming Library Events


Computer Science Education Week

PSJA Week of Code December 11-15

Family Literacy Night - December 6, 2017

3:25p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Book Give Away PK-2nd December 20, 2017

Special Visit from Santa Claus!