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Congratulations Ms. Lindsey!

Ms. April Lindsey, one of our amazing kindergarten teachers, is Longfellow Elementary's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year!

ms. lindsey-teacher of the year!

Habit of the Week

  • Habit #4 - Think Win Win
    Everybody Can Win!
    I can problem solve when an issue comes up with another person. I think about what other people want and not just what I want. I am kind to others and try to think of ways to help everyone be happy.
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"The Leader in Me" at Longfellow

Thousands of adults have benefited from Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People since that book was first published more than 20 years ago, and now, HISD students are starting to benefit from it, too.

For more information about Longfellow Elementary and The Leader in Me™ process, please visit the HISD
News Blog.

PTA Newsletter

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School Hours

clock at 8:15 Tardy Bell: 8:15am
Dismissal Bell: 3:30pm

Sign Up Now! Longfellow Spring 2015 Leadership Day
Wednesday,  March 11, 2015 9-11AM


Second Grade Wax Museum Performance

Longfellow Wins Big at MA Dance Competition!

dance ensemble
Congratulations to the Longfellow Dance Ensemble Members who competed at the annual HISD MA Regional Dance Competition on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Waltrip High School. They received the highest rating, Division I, for all three pieces performed, won a Super Sweepstakes Trophy and a plaque for the High Point Award in Lyrical. Longfellow was one of only two elementary dance programs represented out of approximately thirty-six HISD elementary, middle, and high school dance groups and soloists competing. We are very proud of our dancers for their accomplishments, and we are in awe of their dedication, hard work, leadership, professionalism and talent.

iStation at Home Can Help Your Child Become a Better Reader!

iStation Istation delivers individualized instruction — complete with age-appropriate content — for pre-K through eighth grade students (Kinder through 5th grade at Longfellow). Plus, every lesson is supported with data-rich benchmarks and continuous progress 
monitoring assessments through Istation's proprietary ISIP™ technology.
Depending on the grade level, the English reading curriculum includes education in critical reading domains.

And, thanks to ISIP™, Istation's Indicators of Progress assessment technology, the curriculum is adjusted automatically to every child's individual ability in all of the skill areas — from struggling to advanced. Rich, lively animations and characters draw kids in, engage their interest, and motivate them to participate. From Detective Dan, the Diagraphs, and WordMasters to Mr. Marco, and more, Istation characters serve as welcoming friends and admirable role models that demonstrate how fun — and empowering — learning can be!
NEW! app now available on the App Store! Click here for more information!
Please contact your child's teacher for an iStation username and password, if you haven't already received one.
Download iStation for home use here. Your child's teacher can provide you with directions as well as your child's unique username and password (Kinder through fifth grade only)

Download Instructions for Windows   Mac         Download the FREE iStation software here  

Keeping Students Safe in a Digital World

girl on computer Did you know that the average child between 8 and 18 spends 53 hours a week on media and technology? Houston ISD has just launched an initiative to help you keep your child safe in a digital world.
Topics include: Cyber Bullying, Sexting, Digital Relationships, Online Security, Digital Citizenship, Copyrights & Plagiarism, Safe Gaming, Social Media 101, and Family Media Agreements.
Please take a look, it's worth your time!


  • PTA General Meeting - Thursday, March 5th at 6:00pm (in the Longfellow Multi-Purpose Room)
    pta The Longfellow Cheerleaders, dancers, and school leaders will be performing at this event. Parents, please attend if you can!
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Congratulations Ms. Davis!

Welcome Jackson Carter Perkins!
8lbs 8oz., 21 inches
baby jackson  

Pre-K/Kindergarten Round Up Info


 Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Have an incoming kindergartner that you need to register for the 2015-16 school year? Or have a little one and want to come check out the school early? This is the perfect time to come to see student performances, tour the school, and get your first chance to register. Please contact magnet coordinator Andrea Pennington with questions or for more information:   


Text alerts

Cyber Safety

Plan Your Path
Parent Notification


Norma Perez-Gwynn - School Principal
Julia Campbell - Instructional Coordinator

Patricia Emerson
 - Instructional Coordinator
Andrea Pennington - Magnet Coordinator
Garland Spiller - School Counselor