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  • Paolo Castagnoli

    Paolo Castagnoli, Principal 
    Phone: 713-433-9801

    Paolo Castagnoli has been selected as the new principal of Madison High School. He has been with HISD for 12 years, serving as teacher and assistant principal at Scarborough and East Early College high schools and as principal at Frank Black Middle School. Prior to coming to HISD, Castagnoli taught social studies and served as department chair for six years at YES Prep Southeast Campus. During his tenure at Frank Black Middle School, the school received its first five distinctions, was named to the Texas Honor Roll, and earned awards for academics, athletics, and fine arts, including first place in district academic UIL in 2016 and first place in UIL one-act play in 2017. Castagnoli holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in education from the University of Houston.

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    Attention Parents,

    In order to service you better, the cut-off times for picking up students for doctor’s appointments, courts, etc. are as follows:


    Monday- Friday by 2:00 p.m.


    Atención Padres,

    Con el fin de sírvele mejor, los tiempos de corte para recoger a los estudiantes para citas con el médico, tribunales, etc. son los siguientes:


    Lunes - Viernes antes de las 2:00 pm.


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