Mr. Chavis Mitchell has been selected as the new principal of Parker Elementary School. Mitchell has served as a teacher, teacher development specialists and assistant principal at Anderson Elementary School. As a highly effective teacher, he was selected to serve on HISD’s Teacher Advisory Council for Career Pathways and Compensation and under HISD’s Transformational School Initiative, he provided coaching, mentoring, and teacher development support for more than 40 campuses. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Southern University A&M, and a master’s in public administration from Texas Southern University.
Town Hall Meeting: January 25, 2021
Principal Mitchell will host a Virtual Town Hall Meeting Monday January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm to provide updates on virtual and F2F enrollment for the next grading period, as well as any adjustments to our master schedule. Information on how to access this session will be shared next week. This event will also be recorded.
Parent Selection Reminder- 4th Six Weeks
The open selection period is from Monday, January 11, through Monday, January 18, to make selections through the HISD Connect Parent Portal “Forms” section. If parents would like to keep their selection as-is, no action is needed. The current selected mode of instruction will carry over to the fourth six-weeks grading period.
If a change is needed, parents will be able to log in to the HISD Connect Parent Portal and make their new selection. Parents also can contact their child’s school to change their selection. Please utilize our helpful step-by-step videos on completing forms or getting started in the Parent Portal.
Arrival and Dismissal Schedule for Face-to-Face Students:
Meet Your CCR and Music Teachers
What Have You Been Reading This Summer?
Coffee with the Principal and New Parent Orientation
August 4, 2020
Thank you parents for attending the virtual Coffee with the Principal and New Parent orientation session. To recap, below you will find the recorded sessions.
Coffee with the Principal
New Parent Orientation
Café con el Principal
HISD re-opening plan for the 2020 - 2021 school year. See highlights from our Superintendent’s communication:
• All students will start the school year VIRTUALLY on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
• Virtual instruction for all students will continue for six weeks through Friday, October 16.
• On Monday, October 19, 2020, face-to-face instruction for students will begin. This date is subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions across the city of Houston and recommendations from local, state, and federal health officials.
• There will also be an option for parents to opt-out of face-to-face instruction for a portion of the year – or for the entire school year.
What are next steps for Parker Elementary administration, faculty and staff?
Updates will be shared periodically to ensure our community is well informed on all programs and plans for the new school year. We also encourage families to visit www.houstonisd.org/reopening for more information on the 2020-21 school year and protocols in place to ensure the health and safety of students, families and staff.
SCHOOL HOURS FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
SCHOOL START TIME 7:30 AM
SCHOOL DISMISSAL TIME 2:50 PM
MAGNET START TIME 2:50 PM
MAGNET DISMISSAL TIME 3:30 PM
Parker Elementary School Chorus, Marianna Parnas-Simpson, Chorus Director, has just been named the National Finalist in the Youth Division of the 2019-2020 American Prize National Competitions in the Performing Arts.
Paker Elementary opens its new building's doors for the first time.