9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Magnet Tour
10:45 AM - 1:00 PM MIMS Store
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Boosterthon Pep Rally
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Magnet Tour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Magnet Tour
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Fu Fri-Yay
Through rich cultural partnerships and special events, students also gain an awareness of and an appreciation for Chinese culture, traditions and practices that enhance their global citizenship.We welcome your questions and look forward to introducing you to our unique and exciting educational program!
Chung Ying has been selected as the new principal of Mandarin Immersion Magnet School. Ying started his career in HISD in 2003 and has served students as a special education teacher, department chair and LPAC coordinator. For the last six years, he has been an assistant principal in Harmony Public Schools. He has extensive experience in special education and ESL education. Ying earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and holds an advanced degree in educational leadership from the University of St. Thomas. He is fluent in Mandarin.
This Week at MIMS…
PLEDGING OPENS IN ONE WEEK!
Help us reach our fundraising goal: $25,000
Parent Action Steps:
1. Register your student(s) on FUNRUN.COM on 11/12.
2. Reach out to sponsors by sharing your pledge link.
3. All pledges and payments are made online.*
4. Cheer on your students at the FUN Event on 12/6.
Run & Done Collections
• EASY for everyone! Sponsors pledge and pay online, saving our volunteers 50+ hours and helping our school collect more pledges faster.
• Sponsors can either make a pledge per lap or a flat donation. If they make a pledge per lap, their credit card is charged after the Event.
*Cash and check payments are still accepted. Must be turned in according to school policy. Your student will still get credit for the pledge or donation.
MIMS, we have an astronaut
The Eagle will land in the cafeteria at 2:15pm and will come speak to the middle school students about his experiences as an astronaut emphasizing the STEM path for a career at NASA.
News from HISD:
METRO is offering HISD students from kindergarten through 12th grade the opportunity to register and receive a discounted METRO Student Q® fare card on campus. The discounted METRO Student Q® fare card allows students to ride all METRO services for 50 percent off the regular fare when they use the Student METRO Q® fare card. METRO Local bus and light-rail service costs just 60 cents each way. (NOTE: Park & Ride service cost will vary). There is no cost to receive the Student METRO Q® fare card. If your family has a signed form on file at MIMS indicating whether want your child to receive a METRO Student Q® Fare Card then, this form (in English and Spanish) will also be accessible to schools on the HISD Web Portal. Signed forms from parents should be returned to the school by November 15, 2019 and filed, prior to METRO visiting the campus.
Student Shout outs
Asher Lo – won 2nd place in Calligraphy contest
Cambry Gerardi – won 2nd place overall in Chinese Bridge
Staff Shout outs
Ms. Mcgahey for leading teachers in an interim coordinator role. Thank you for your leadership
Sergeant Brown for supporting our school during election day. We thank you for keeping us safe.
Below you will find upcoming events that you and your family can participate together here at MIMS. Have a wonderful week!
Our PSAT has been rescheduled to Wednesday Nov 13. Thank you, parents for your patience and understanding.
Thanksgiving lunch with our families - please bring exact change ($5). This is a cash only event.
Parents that applied GT testing for their child should have received an email from me last week regarding the testing dates (Nov 18-21). Please contact Ms. YaLing Lin (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have not received her email.
Originating from a progressive vision of Houston ISD, Mandarin Immersion Magnet School is one of the largest immersion schools teaching Mandarin in the US. Students are immersed in a culture-rich environment, allowing them to become bi-cultural bi-literate citizens.
MIMS was awarded a Citation of Design Excellence and recognized for its cultural transparency and integration, as well as its utilization of Chinese cultural elements throughout the campus.
Public School Review places MIMS at the top of the diverse school list in Texas and the U.S.