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Berger named statewide finalist for H-E-B principal award
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PHS's Larry Berger (second from left) is an H-E-B regional principal finalist.
Pearland High School principal Larry Berger may not have been sporting his Captain America costume, but he moved at superhero speed to get to the scene of a reported school emergency March 11. When Berger arrived, however, he found not a campus crisis but a drum line and cheer squad leading into a teaching theatre packed with students, administrators, H-E-B representatives, balloons and cake. ... more info


District announces teacher winners, employee honorees
Home Page Only, Barbara Cockrell Elementary, C.J. Harris Elementary, Challenger Elementary, H.C. Carleston Elementary , Magnolia Elementary, Massey Ranch Elementary, Rustic Oak Elementary, Shadycrest Elementary, Silvercrest Elementary, Silverlake Elementary, Alexander Middle School, Leon Sablatura Middle School, Rogers Middle School, Sam Jamison Middle School, Berry Miller Jr. High, Pearland Jr. High East, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Pearland High School , Glenda Dawson High School, Robert Turner High School, PACE Center
Pearland ISD proudly announces its 2014-15 campus teacher and paraprofessional award winners and principals and employees of the year. Each year the district honors outstanding teachers, administrators and staff who go above and beyond to inspire students and create a supportive educational environment. District elementary and secondary teacher award winners will be named at the employee... more info


Early kindergarten enrollment begins online March 30
Home Page Only, Barbara Cockrell Elementary, C.J. Harris Elementary, Challenger Elementary, E.A. Lawhon Elementary , H.C. Carleston Elementary , Magnolia Elementary, Massey Ranch Elementary, Rustic Oak Elementary, Shadycrest Elementary, Silvercrest Elementary, Silverlake Elementary
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Save time. Enroll online. Pearland ISD offers parents the option to begin the early kindergarten enrollment process online. Pre-K enrollment is available in August. Who Qualifies for Pearland ISD Kindergarten in 2015-16? Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015. In addition, students must be enrolled by a parent or legal guardian with whom the student lives in... more info


PHS artists to display work at Bayou City Art Festival
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Artwork by Meredith Potter
Nine Pearland High School artists will display their work in the Emerging Artist Program at the Bayou City Art Festival March 27-29. The festival, which will showcase more than 400 artists and draw a crowd of more than 30,000, provides an opportunity for high school artists to showcase their work in a professional setting. Participating PHS artists include. . . . Karen Ambriz Audra... more info


Athletic physical days slated this April, May
Home Page Only, Alexander Middle School, Leon Sablatura Middle School, Rogers Middle School, Sam Jamison Middle School, Berry Miller Jr. High, Pearland Jr. High East, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Pearland High School , Glenda Dawson High School, Robert Turner High School, PACE Center
Pearland ISD athletes are invited to get their mandatory physicals for 2015-16 during athletic physical days at Pearland and Dawson high schools this spring. All Pearland ISD athletes, cheerleaders, dancers and ROTC cadets currently in grades 6-11 may get their physical exam on one of these dates: • Saturday, April 18: 8 a.m. to noon at DHS (2050 Cullen Blvd.) • Saturday, May 16: 8:30 a.m.... more info


District kicks off sixth annual YAM Art Walk
Home Page Only, Barbara Cockrell Elementary, C.J. Harris Elementary, Challenger Elementary, E.A. Lawhon Elementary , H.C. Carleston Elementary , Magnolia Elementary, Massey Ranch Elementary, Rustic Oak Elementary, Shadycrest Elementary, Silvercrest Elementary, Silverlake Elementary, Alexander Middle School, Leon Sablatura Middle School, Rogers Middle School, Sam Jamison Middle School, Berry Miller Jr. High, Pearland Jr. High East, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Pearland High School , Glenda Dawson High School, Robert Turner High School, PACE Center
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Youth Art Month 2015
Local businesses will once again serve as galleries for art created by Pearland ISD students. Pearland ISD will hold its sixth annual Youth Art Month Art Walk March 1-31. Student art will be displayed in Pearland businesses during normal business hours throughout the month. For the passport/map of businesses, click on the link at the bottom of the article. Local Art Galleries Pearland... more info


Twelve finalists named in National Merit Scholarship Program
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All 12 Pearland ISD semifinalists have advanced to the finalist stage of the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They include. . . . Pearland High School: Ethan Arnold Fiona Flynn Dawson High School: Naomi Andu Rachel Daniel Angela Feng Qiwei Li Rachel Nguyen Nathalie Podder Nakul Rao Joshua Rasband Meredith Spradlin Matthew Wu These PHS and DHS students number among... more info


Disability resource fair slated for April 18
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Do you have a child with autism or another developmental disability? The third annual Bridging the Gap Between Home and School Resource Fair will be Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Manvel High School (19601 Highway 6). This free event is presented by Pearland and Alvin independent school districts and the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee. Sessions will address issues... more info


PHS Academic Decathlon team heading to nationals
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PHS Academic Decathlon state champions
The Pearland High School Academic Decathlon has snagged its fourth state championship to advance to the national competition April 16-18 in California. With 28 individual medals and a score of 50,294 points, PHS students ranked as Team Gold at the state meet in late February. State individual medalists include. . . Honors Division • Ethan Arnold: Gold in music and science; silver in art... more info


PTA Formal Closet to provide thrifty prom, banquet wear
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Prom dress
With prom and banquet season just around the corner, the Pearland Council of PTAs Swap Shop/Community Closet is working to ensure all students have access to formal wear. The new Formal Closet will assist Pearland ISD families who may not be able to provide attire for school-related formal functions. Donations to Formal Closet Beginning March 10, the Swap Shop will collect gently-used... more info


Register for summer kindergarten acceleration, credit by exam testing
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Kindergarten Acceleration Assessment for acceleration from kindergarten into first grade is available to students in Pearland ISD. A child who demonstrates exceptional abilities may be considered for enrollment in the first grade if the following criteria are met: 1. Eligibility Requirement: A child must be five years old on or before Sept. 1 of the current year to be eligible to take... more info


Communications Team wins state public relations awards
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Texas School Public Relations Association
The Pearland ISD Communications Department swept up four awards at the 2015 Texas School Public Relations Association Conference in late February. Pearland ISD's TSPRA awards included the following: • Gold Star: "The Progress" newsletter • Gold Star: Pearland ISD Education Foundation image/identity package • Gold Star: Carleston Elementary accordionist photo • Bronze Star: District... more info


PJH West student to compete in Houston Public Media Spelling Bee
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District spelling bee winners
Pearland Junior High West's Siddharth Krishnakumar will compete in the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee March 28. Correctly spelling "oscillatory," Krishnakumar claimed the 2015 Pearland ISD Spelling Bee championship on Feb. 5. Second- and third-place district winners were Pearland Junior High East's Annette Moruri and Rogers Middle School's Aileen Marzan, respectively. The Houston... more info


Dual credit enrollment deadline is April 30
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Start college now! Pearland ISD students can save time and money by earning college credit while in high school. Through a partnership between Pearland ISD and Alvin Community College, ACC classes are offered at Dawson, Pearland and Turner College and Career high schools for students in grades 9-12. Students interested in participating in the dual credit program in 2015-16 should complete... more info


Lawhon students exhibit bug, butterfly art at HMNS
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Butterfly art
For the second year, Lawhon Elementary will co-host the "Bugs and Butterflies" art exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Cockrell Butterfly Center Feb. 2 - April 30. The public is invited to a reception Monday, Feb. 2, 5:30-7 p.m. at HMNS. Before creating their pieces, Lawhon students learned about bugs and butterflies through artists like Damien Hirst during their themed study... more info


2nd Annual Grit Run 4K Obstacle
Pearland High School 
For more information see the website. ...more info


MAS-Box Tops & Labels for Education
Massey Ranch Elementary
Did you know Box Tops and Labels for Education are worth 10 cents each? Please help us turn labels into cash for our school by collecting them year round! We will have contests throughout the year and the class in each grade level with the most Box Tops and Labels collected will win special awards. Simply place your Box Tops and Labels for Education in a baggie and return it in your student's... more info


LAW-12 Powerful Words
E.A. Lawhon Elementary 
Each month we are studying powerful words to enrich our students' vocabulary. We will be doing several exciting activities throughout the year both in class and through the school to support student learning. The words can be found on our website as well as in our newsletter. We ask for parent support to reinforce these words at home as well. Please help your child to learn these words by using... more info