8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Navy, Gold, or White polo style shirts.
Navy blue or khaki solid-color pants, skirts, shorts or jumpers.
Closed-toe shoes are permitted only.
Welcome to the all new Ernest McGowen Sr. Elementary School (formerly Houston Gardens Elementary) and the year of Operation College Bound!
McGowen Elementary provides an academically challenging environment, supports scholars in excelling to their full potential in a global society, and builds a foundation that prepares scholars to succeed at each level leading to college.
We will create an environment that influences scholars to
seek education beyond high school graduation,
"If you go to college…” will be replaced with
“When you go to college…”
Throughout this school year, we will be inviting you to participate in the decision making process that impacts the well-being of our scholars. PTO provides parents with an opportunity to be involved in plans for our school. We need each of you to become an active member.
Instruction-begins promptly at 7:45 a.m. Students arriving after 7:45 a.m. will be considered tardy.
Mandatory Uniform Dress Code-plain gold, navy blue, or white polo shirt and navy blue or khaki pants, skirt, jumper, or knee-length shorts.
Sincerely, Dana Arreola, Principal