Houston Highlights

October 2, 2020

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Sam Houston Elementary Mission Statement

At Sam Houston Elementary, we partner with our community to build a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment with high academic standards. We will develop life-long, diverse learners while promoting a culture that encourages self- control, optimism, acceptance, and responsibility (S.O.A.R.).

Sam Houston Elementary Vision

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School Lunch Information

Thursday, October 1, Conroe ISD began offering FREE breakfast and lunch to ALL In-Person and Remote/Online students as well as children ages 18 and younger in the community. Students in Remote/Online Instruction and children 18 and younger who are not attending school on campus will pick up free meals curbside on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 AM - 12 PM at Stockton Junior High. Parents must present an approved form of ID for any child not present in the vehicle.

To learn more, visit: https://www.conroeisd.net/chi…/campus-curbside-meal-pick-up/.

Car Rider Line Guidelines

Thank you for your patience as we are continuing to perfect our car rider line procedures. Thank you for being aware of where the end of the line is. Cars that join the line in the middle will not have their student information entered in the system, and students will not be waiting at the cone. The process is much more efficient when everyone does their part.

Please also remember that in school zones, all drivers are prohibited from texting and using handheld devices while driving. This includes the car rider line. Please help us keep our children safe by staying off of your cell phone.

Student Holiday

Students will not attend school on Friday, October 9th or Monday, October 12th in observance of Columbus Day.

Suggestion Box

We would love the input of our teachers, staff, parents, students, and community members on how to improve our campus. With this in mind we have created a virtual Suggestion Box. The input can be completely anonymous or you can include your name and email address. You can find the link below. We will also be including this link in the Houston Highlights for our families.


Remote Learner Week at a Glance

The Week at a Glance for the week of October 12 - 16 will be sent out on Tuesday, October 13th since teachers will use Friday, October 9th to plan activities.

Counselor Corner

This month we are talking about self-control and emotional regulation. We started this week with identifying emotions. Here is a great book to view this skill The Way I Feel (English) The Way I Feel (Spanish). Your students have been doing a wonderful job talking about these skills.

Important Dates

October 8

Virtual ESL classes for parents begin

Contact Ena McFarland for more information (emcfarland@conroeisd.net)

October 15

Pink Out Day

Students and staff are encouraged to wear pink to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness.

October 21

Virtual GED classes for parents begin

Contact Ena McFarland for more information (emcfarland@conroeisd.net)

October 31 (3:00-5:00 PM)

Drive Through Trunk or Treat