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Community Outreach

Over 3,800 pounds of food & supplies were collected for The Star of Hope over the past month! Thank you Longfellow students, parents, and teachers for your support!
Star of Hope

HISD in the News

HISD students from Longfellow elementary school deliver news about their annual toy survey. Also, 120 high school seniors visited Texas A&M as part of a new College Readiness initiative called "Mission One-5."
Click here for the Spanish version of HISD Current Events with Rachelle Marquina and Milcia Zapet.

"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.

PS Connect

Parent Student Connect: Online access to daily grades, assignments, progress reports, and more!

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HISD Attendance and Tardy Information

Attending school every day is extremely important to the academic success of your child. This video explains HISD’s attendance policies and lets parents know where they can find information about school calendars and other important dates throughout the school year.

School Hours

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

2014 Longfellow Toy Survey

Students at HISD’s Longfellow Elementary School have been polling their school-mates for the past 15 years to determine the hottest toys each holiday season, but this year, they took a slightly different approach.
Click here to read the full story.

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!

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  


  • Students return to school on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

    check The Leader in Me: Habit 7 - Don't forget to sharpen the saw over the holidays!

    Happy Holidays!
    The faculty at Longfellow would like to wish all of our students and their families a very happy and safe holiday season!
    Hanukkah - Dec. 16 - 24
    Christmas Day - Dec. 25
    Kwanzaa - Dec. 26 - Jan. 1
    New Year's Day - Jan. 1, 2015
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Our Magnet Program

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Want to learn more about Longfellow's Magnet program?
Start here.
Wanting to Apply for a Magnet Program? Click here to begin the process.
Registration Ends Dec. 19th!


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

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