Dr. Grenita Lathan
Chief School Officer, East Area
Geovanny J. Ponce
Myra Castle-Bell has been selected as the new principal of Peck Elementary School. An educator for 20 years with HISD, Castle-Bell began her career as a third-grade teacher at Rusk Elementary, and has served as a literacy coach, Title I coordinator, instructional specialist and an assistant principal at Edison Middle School. She joins Peck Elementary after her recent role and first principalship at Kelso Elementary School. She is a HISD alumni of Yates High School and holds two master’s degrees in School Counseling and Education Leadership from Prairie View A&M University.
Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation Book Distribustion will take place Wed. Nov. 18 for in-person students. Book distribution for virtual students will take place Thur. Nov. 19 from 1p.m.-2p.m. by the cafeteria drive-thru