Longfellow Elementary School

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Welcome to Longfellow Elementary

  • Katherine Keafer, Principal 

    Phone: 713-295-5268

    Thank you for your interest in Longfellow Elementary and welcome to our website. Whether you are a member of our school community or exploring Longfellow for the first time, we hope that you find our website informative, enjoyable, and easy to use. We also hope our website conveys the essence of the wonderful learning environment fostered by our dedicated teachers and talented students. Together they make Longfellow the unique and special place we believe it to be.  

School News

  • Parents, Are you able to help with our Fall Festival?

    Click the pumkin to sign up for a booth or location and help out our PTA

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  • Calling all 3rd-5th grade girls!

    Girls on the Run will begin meeting October 9, 2017 through December 6, 2017 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30PM. There will be a lottery drawing online on September 29, 2017 and an email will let you know if you have been selected. Click the image to the left to join!

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  • Donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

    Many HISD families have been devastated by the catastrophic flooding in the Houston area caused by Hurricane Harvey, and HISD welcomes assistance from local individuals and organizations, plus state and national groups or corporations that would like to help our students recover and prepare for the coming school year. Click the image to the left for more information.

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  • Habit 1 - Your'e in Charge!

    I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.

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How You Can Help Your Child Succeed at School

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School Hours

Don't be late! School Starts daily at 7:45am (The tardy bell rings at 7:50am)

Dismissal Bell: 3:05pm 


  • It's Red Ribbon Week!
    Red Ribbon Week
     October 23 - 27 Longfellow is joining thousands of schools nationwide to raise awareness of the dangers of drug/alcohol use and to teach healthy alternatives.


    Monday - Wear boots to "Kick Drugs Out"


    Tuesday - Wear sunglasses and shades to "Shade Out Drugs"


    Wednesday - Wear crazy and fun socks to "Sock it to Drugs"


    Thursday - Wear your favorite team jersey to "Team Up Against Drugs"


    Friday - Wear hats or caps to "Having Hats Off to Being Drug-Free"

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Katherine Keafer - Principal

Patricia Emerson - Teacher Specialist

Julia Browder-Griffin - Teacher Specialist

Andrea Pennington - Magnet Coordinator

Garland Spiller - School Counselor

Hannah Villareal - Assistant Principal

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Title I Information

2016-2017 Title I Part A Presentation
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The Leader in Me

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

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