weekly updates from Principal Lopez, week of 12/19/22
Count down until Winter Break
Sunday, December 18, 2022
- Hanukkah begins
Monday, December 19, 2022
- Holiday spirit days: Happy Hanukkah! Wear blue and white today!
- Carrillo faculty & staff holiday potluck luncheon.
- 3rd - 5th grade Winter Performance at 5:00pm in the cafeteria. Students arrive at 4:30pm, Performance starts at 5:00pm. Please use the back cafeteria entrance doors. Students are to wear red tops and black bottoms; if a student would like to wear a dress, please wear all red. The book fair will be open during the performance from 4:30pm - 6:00pm.
- Scholastic Book fair continues today! Students can purchase books in the library before school from 7:15am - 7:30am, during their class library time, or during today's evening performance. Cash only for students, and parents can make a purchase with a credit card. Students cannot bring their parent's credit card to make a purchase.
- Make a book fair purchase online! CLICK HERE to access our book fair online. By clicking on the link, you can purchase a book(s) for your child online, have it delivered to your home, or make a donation and a book can be purchased for a student who would not be able to otherwise.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
- Holiday spirit days: There's nothing ugly about winter, wear your favorite ugly sweater of your choice.
- LAST DAY of the Scholastic Book fair! Today, we will have every class visit the book fair to make any last purchases. Cash only for students, and parents can make a purchase with a credit card. Students cannot bring their parent's credit card to make a purchase.
- Make a book fair purchase online! CLICK HERE to access our book fair online. By clicking on the link, you can purchase a book(s) for your child online, have it delivered to your home, or make a donation and a book can be purchased for a student who would not be able to otherwise
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
- Holiday spirit day: It's time for winter hibernation, Wear your favorite winter pajamas.
- Holiday parties at 1:30pm. Each homeroom class can only have TWO VIPS approved volunteers to assist with parties. Teachers must submit the two names to Principal Lopez by Monday, December 19, 2022. If a parent is not on the list, they will not be allowed to visit the classroom during the holiday party. This is to limit the number of adults in the building and for security purposes. Parents can email their teacher directly for questions regarding activities or food items to donate.
December 22, 2022 - January 8, 2023
- Winter Break, No School
Monday, January 9, 2023
- First day of the second semester. School starts at 7:30am, Doors open at 7:15am
HISD School Choice (magnet) Updates
At Carrillo, we have also put together a short newsletter for magnet parents to be updated. Click HERE to access the newsletter.
Carrillo Cultural Awareness Committee
Stanaker Public Library Winter events
- From Dec. 1 to Jan. 15, HPL will have its Winter Season's Reading Program. Participants will get a free book when they complete 10 books (Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers) or 10 days (Kids and Teens) of reading.
Need after school care? Register for the YMCA.
If you would like to register for the YMCA after school program, please click on the following link, and search for Carrillo. Please make sure you are registering for the correct school.
Meet the YMCA Staff:
Sandrell (Sandy) Jackson- Program Director
Briahna Fields – Site Lead (On-Site)
Esmeralda Gomez- Site Counselor (On-Site)
Contact the Staff: Carrillo Site Phone Number – 713-553-2862
Schedule of Operation:
School Dismissal- 6:00pm