Pershing is a UIL Academic School and a Fine Arts Magnet in Houston ISD.The University Interscholastic League offers the most comprehensive program of academic competition in the nation. UIL Academics offers more activities than any other UIL division, with 29 contests at the high school level and 20 A+ Academic contests for grades 2-8. More than half a million students participate in UIL academic contests each year.For questions or more information contact Neala Fogarty, UIL Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.orgWe have an Academic Team of 40 students who compete in Middle School .
- A+ Art - Grades 4-8; Art list is in its 2nd year of a 2 year cycle and is downloadable here.
- A+ Calculator Applications - Grades 6-8
- A+ Chess Puzzle - Grades 2-8
- A+ Dictionary Skills - Grades 5-8
- A+ Editorial Writing - Grades 6-8
- A+ Impromptu Speaking - Grades 6-8
- A+ Listening - Grades 5-8
- A+ Maps, Graphs & Charts - Grades 5-8
- A+ Mathematics - Grades 6-8
- A+ Modern Oratory - Grades 6-8; Topics are new each school year and are posted on this page.
- A+ Music Memory - Grades 3-6; Music Memory list is new each school year and is downloaded from this page.
- A+ Number Sense - Grades 4-8
- A+ Oral Reading - Grades 4-9
- A+ Ready Writing - Grades 3-8
- A+ Science - Grades 7-8
- A+ Social Studies - Grades 5-8; Outlines are new each school year and are downloaded from this page.
- A+ Spelling - Grades 3-8; Spelling lists are new each school year and are downloaded from this page.