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2015-2016 Dual Language Program

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We will offer Dual Language classes for students in PreK, Kinder and 1st Grades

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Dual Language Orientation Handout - From Meeting on May 24, 2015

Dual Language Parent Presentation

Dual Language Parent Commitment Form

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Welcome to 
Durham Elementary School

 

An HISD IB-PYP World and Magnet School


Our Mission:  To provide an environment that nurtures active, open-minded, and balanced life-long learners who value and respect themselves and others, empowering them to be compassionate competent leaders in a diverse global society.

 

 

Things to Know for 2015-2016

School Hours

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Instruction Begins*

8:10am

8:10am

8:10am

8:10am

8:10am

Latest time to pick up students during instruction

3:00pm

3:00pm

1:00pm

3:00pm

2:30pm

Instruction Ends

3:30pm

3:30pm

1:30pm+

3:30pm

3:30pm

*Students arriving after 8:10am will be considered tardy. 
+ We are working with the YMCA to provide care on a drop in basis with a sliding scale from 1:30-3:30pm on Wednesdays.
 
Uniform Policy

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Any shirt with Durham logo over left pocket area; OR                          

Navy or khaki uniform pants, shorts or skirt; AND                                   

Red or blue polo shirt

Athletic shoes

Jeans maybe worn on Friday ONLY with a college shirt.  Otherwise students are expected to be in uniform on Friday.

Important Notes

If your child is new to Durham, you must come register him or her for school.  Registration dates are by the student’s last name and grade:

Kinder – 5th grade

A through M – June 17th from 11am-6pm

N through Z – June 18th from 11am -6pm

PreKinder

A through M – June 26th from 11am-6pm

N through Z – June 29th from 11am -6pm

Anyone not able to attend their time may register on June 30th from 8am-1pm

All 2015-16 Durham students are invited to participate in our summer reading program.  Check out the right side of this webpage for the reading list and tracking form.

The PTA will be sponsoring summer play dates for all students by grade level.  Visit their website for details (http://www.durhampta.org/).

School supply lists are available on our website and in the main office.  You can preorder your supplies from EPI through June 5th by visiting the Durham PTA website (http://www.durhampta.org/).

You will be able to meet your child’s teacher at our Annual Ice Cream Social.  PreK-2nd Grade – August 19, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm.  3rd -5th Grades – August 20th from 5pm to 7pm. 

The Foster Family YMCA will continue to provide after school care for Durham students on a sliding scale.  Contact the YMCA directly for more information at (713) 869-3378. 

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