HISD is committed to engaging with and contributing to the communities in which our students live. Food insecurity is a problem that plagues many HISD students and their families, and community relationships like that of HISD and H-E-B provide HISD students with resources they might not have access to.Continue reading
All HISD schools and district offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 21, through Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Normal school and business operations will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.Continue reading
Students will not have classes on Tuesday, October 4, for a Teacher Service Day.
The district will observe a Fall Holiday on Wednesday, October 5, and all campuses and offices will be closed.
Schools and offices will reopen for normal business on Thursday, October 6.Continue reading
All HISD campuses and offices will be closed Monday, September 5, for the Labor Day holiday.
Schools and offices will reopen for normal business on Tuesday, September 6.
The HISD Police Department will be patrolling district facilities. Emergencies may be reported by calling 713-892-7777.
All Houston Independent School District schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.Continue reading
All HISD schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022, in observance of Memorial Day.
HISD offices and schools will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.
All HISD schools and district offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 19 through Friday, Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Normal school and business operations will resume on Monday, Nov. 26.
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It’s an annual tradition at HISD to check in with students at Longfellow Elementary School to find out which toys are the hottest picks this year. Every year for the past 16 years a team of fifth-graders polls their school-mates to determine exactly what kids would like to receive this holiday season.
Once again, students used the “Seven Habits of Happy Kids” that they learn through the Leader in Me program to help with the survey – for example, “put first things first” when planning their process and “be proactive” when putting together the basic lists of options for each age group. The goal is to point parents, relatives, and other adult gift-givers in the right direction before they do their holiday shopping. Continue reading
All schools are closed Fri., Sept. 13, 2013 for the district’s fall holiday. Classes will resume at the normal time on Monday.
Administrative offices will be open during normal business hours on Friday.
To see what other days students have off this school year, take a look at our academic calendar.
HISD elementary schools will get to celebrate Thanksgiving a week early on Thursday, November 15 with a specially prepared lunch. Food Services is serving up traditional Thanksgiving favorites to students and their families. Students have invited their families to come enjoy the holiday meal with them in their school’s cafeteria.
Reporters are invited to attend and cover the special event beginning at 10:45 a.m. at Peck Elementary School, 5001 Martin Luther King Blvd, 77021.The special lunch will include homemade turkey and dressing w/gravy, seasoned green beans, steamed corn and diced pears.
Each year’s Thanksgiving lunch is such a success with thousands of family members attending, and this year an even larger turnout is expected. Serving Thanksgiving lunch is one of the highlights of the year for Food Services. It is the perfect opportunity for students, their families, their friends, teachers and school staff to experience the fellowship of the season and it provides the perfect setting for kicking off a festive holiday season.