Shundra L. Harris-Mosley has been named the new principal of Felix Cook Elementary School. She currently serves as the Dean of Instruction at Kashmere Senior High School. Mosley began her professional career as a teacher at Houston Gardens Elementary, now known as Ernest McGowen Elementary, and taught fourth and fifth grade at Burrus Elementary. She also served on the administrative teams at Milne and Kashmere Gardens Elementary Schools before she joined the Kashmere team. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas Southern University and a master’s at University of St. Thomas in Educational Leadership.
HISD students kicked off Go Texan Day and Houston’s rodeo season by meeting some real cowboys and their horses. The trail ride tradition was brought to life for the students as Horseshoes from the Heart drove their wagons, along with wagons from the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride Association, the Bellaire FFA and the Alabama Coushatta Dance Troupe, past seven southwest Houston schools. Continue reading
In HISD, people aren’t the only ones donning costumes this Halloween. In an effort to get students excited about reading, pumpkins across the district have been painted, polished, and primped to depict dozens of children’s favorite literary figures.
Students throughout HISD celebrated Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Monday.
HISD Food Services served Dr. Seuss-themed menu items, including Cat in the Hat Flap-tastic pancakes and Lorax broccoli trees.
Some of the activities at schools included:
Hispanic Heritage Month officially starts on Sun., Sept. 15, and this week, we’re taking a look at some of the many HISD campuses that are named for distinguished Hispanic men and women.
HISD Board of Education Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones and various administrators addressed dozens of parents at a public meeting at Kashmere High School Tuesday on the proposed changes to school attendance zones to prepare for the North Forest transition. The school zone changes would impact Kashmere High School as well as Key Middle School and Cook, Kashmere Gardens, McGowen and Paige elementary schools.