Media Tour of New HISD School

Atherton Elementary is one of two new HISD schools opening Monday

HISD officials will lead the news media on a tour of one of the district’s two new elementary schools for the 2013-2014 school year. Atherton Elementary, in Houston’s historic Fifth Ward, is an 86,000-square-foot school built with funds from the voter-approved 2007 bond program. It was built to Green Building standards and features modern science labs, and a fine arts wing with a dance studio, band and choir room, and a theater arts room. 

What:             Tour of the new Atherton Elementary School

Where:           2011 Solo Street

Who:               HISD Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones, HISD Chief Operating Officer Leo Bobadilla, Chief Elementary School Officer Sam Sarabia, and Atherton Principal Dr. Albert Lemons

When:            Friday, August 23; 11:30 a.m.