The Paw Print

Houston Elementary Newsletter Week of May 25

Now It's Time to Say Goodbye...for now

Dear Parents, Students, and Community Members:

As the principal of Houston Elementary School for the past 3 years, I can honestly say I know our school, community and students exceptionally well. At Houston, we pride ourselves in creating students who flourish both academically and socially. We strive for excellence in every way and we work hard to create students who enjoy academia and who will become future leaders in the Lancaster Independent School District and beyond.

It is our atmosphere of empathy and high expectations that set a tone for everyone during these unprecedented times. By utilizing the highest standards and teaching virtually, our highly trained staff sustained instruction for all students thus providing engaging lessons and and continuing opportunities for academic success. Besides our academics, we also offered a wide array of enjoyable and enriching virtual activities that broadened all students’ and parents' experiences.

Houston has a great deal to offer to any student, and we are proud of our school and the community for sticking with us during this pandemic. It has been my pleasure leading and working with such a high caliber of students and parents, and I look forward to working with you all next year. No matter what the future holds or what school will look like next year, we are all in this together. Have a safe, enjoyable summer, and look for important information for the 2020-2021 school year on our district website. In the meantime, continue to Honor. Exceed. & Serve.

Ms. T. Stevenson


Please, click on the link below to take a look back at 2019-2020.

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Parent Survey

Greetings Lancaster ISD Parents and Guardians,

We are making efforts to gather information from parents/guardians as we prepare for the upcoming school year. We believe the voices of our parents/guardians are extremely important. Therefore, we want to make sure your voice counts as we strategize for the upcoming school year.

We are asking all parents/guardians to participate in the following survey. The purpose of this survey is to gather parent/guardian input about online and in-person learning for the 2020-2021 school year. We would like to assess which learning setting you are most comfortable with for your child as we continue to practice social distancing protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will utilize the information as we plan for possible learning options for the upcoming school year to ensure your child’s safety. Thank you in advance for completing the survey.

Please CLICK HERE to complete the Survey. Take care and be well.

If you have already taken the survey, please disregard this message.

Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day. There will be no At-Home Learning. At-Home Learning will resume on Tuesday, May 26.

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Awards Days Have Begun!

Final Report Cards

Report Cards will be sent home digitally and by postal mail on May 28, 2020. Please, review your student's final grades. Check to see if your student has been promoted to the next grade level.

Summer Reading Projects

Summer Reading Projects will be due on the first day of the 2020-2021 school year. Summer Reading Projects will be mailed digitally and via postal mail.

HES Celebrates Sport Your Tee Week

Happy Retirement Mrs. Deleon!

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PreK and Kinder Registration

As our district offices and campuses remain closed, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration will be done online. You can find information about online registration as well as Instructions for enrolling and uploading required documents by clicking here. You can also find additional information regarding frequently asked questions by clicking here. As always, thank you for choosing Lancaster ISD.

Congratulations to our HES Family Graduates 2020

My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper will have their final meeting Thursday via Zoom at 3:30 P.M. Contact for more details.
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Grab & Go Meals

Our district will provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner M-F from 10:30 am-1 pm at LHS. Students are not required to be present for parents to get meals. On Fridays, parents will receive breakfast and lunch for the weekends as well.

Reader's Corner

The School Play- Peppa Pig
Los Mariachis

Optional Art Lessons Week 8