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.
SCHOOL HOURS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
SCHOOL START TIME 7:30 AM
SCHOOL DISMISSAL TIME 3:00 PM
MAGNET START TIME 3:00 PM
MAGNET DISMISSAL TIME 3:40 PM
Arrival and Dismissal Locations: This year, we will resume our standard arrival and dismissal protocol and locations. Please read the attached traffic bulletin for details.
Safety Measures against COVID-19: As we prepare for the coming school year, Parker Elementary is working to ensure a safe return to in-person learning. With that in mind, please make note of the following protocols that will remain in place for the start of the school year:
More detailed information will be shared in the upcoming weeks regarding specific updates and potential changes to the opening of school. Parker Elementary will continue to follow guidance from HISD Health and Medical Services, as well as the Communicable Disease plan.
PTO at the Park: Our Parker Parent Teacher Organization will host its annual PTO at the Park celebration to meet and greet our new and existing Parker families. This is a great opportunity for our students and families to mix and mingle, while learning how our parents can actively support the Parker PTO! This event is free so please stop by and bring the kids for an ice-cold slushy and a fun evening in the sun.
When: Friday August 20, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Westbury Park (right next to Parker)
Attention: Rising 6th Graders (2020-21 5th Grade Class) Going to Middle School
Our feeder middle schools, Fondren Middle and Meyerland PVA, reached out to share information on their Summer Bridge Camps for incoming 6th grade students that will be attending their respective campuses, starting Fall 2021. Parents- if your child will be attending either campus, this is an opportunity for them to explore their new school before the year starts. Click on the following attachments to learn more.
New Parker Families School Tour Information
We Appreciate You PTO!
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.