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Veteran, first-year teachers of the year announced
Berry Miller Jr. High, Glenda Dawson High School, Rogers Middle School, Silverlake Elementary, Home Page Only
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Top: Melissa Ward and Tammy Norman / Bottom: Jennifer Nguyen and Rebecca Rolater
Just in time for Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-9, Pearland ISD is proud to recognize its top veteran and first-year teachers. These four educators make a difference in the classroom by showing their job is not just about teaching but also about molding lives. This year's winners were announced at the Employee Service Awards Celebration on May 1. Congratulations to the Elementary and... more info


PHS Academic Decathlon places second in nation
Pearland High School , Home Page Only
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Photo courtesy of Fay Watson
Although Pearland High School claims several national Academic Decathlon successes, this year's team has gone where no PHS Academic Decathlon team has gone before. At the national finals in California April 16-18, PHS decathletes captured the No. 2 spot in the nation -- their highest rank ever. In addition, while a charter public school claimed the grand championship, the PHS team earned... more info


District earns top grade in Children at Risk rankings
Alexander Middle School, Barbara Cockrell Elementary, Berry Miller Jr. High, C.J. Harris Elementary, Challenger Elementary, E.A. Lawhon Elementary , Glenda Dawson High School, H.C. Carleston Elementary , Leon Sablatura Middle School, Magnolia Elementary, Massey Ranch Elementary, PACE Center, Pearland High School , Pearland Jr. High East, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Rogers Middle School, Rustic Oak Elementary, Sam Jamison Middle School, Shadycrest Elementary, Silvercrest Elementary, Silverlake Elementary, Home Page Only, Robert Turner High School
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Logo courtesy of Children at Risk
Pearland ISD boasted 100 percent of its schools earning A's and B's and five schools among the top 100 in the Houston area, according to recently-released Children at Risk 2015 rankings. Of the 21 district campuses ranked, 16 received an A ranking -- making Pearland ISD the largest Houston-area district with only A and B scores. The local nonprofit organization examines public schools in the... more info


District launches social media safety initiative
Alexander Middle School, Barbara Cockrell Elementary, Berry Miller Jr. High, C.J. Harris Elementary, Challenger Elementary, E.A. Lawhon Elementary , Glenda Dawson High School, H.C. Carleston Elementary , Leon Sablatura Middle School, Magnolia Elementary, Massey Ranch Elementary, PACE Center, Pearland High School , Pearland Jr. High East, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Rogers Middle School, Rustic Oak Elementary, Sam Jamison Middle School, Shadycrest Elementary, Silvercrest Elementary, Silverlake Elementary, Home Page Only, Robert Turner High School
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In this world of ever-changing technology and constantly-wired kids, Pearland ISD wants both parents and students to be aware of the risks of social media. While a great tool for learning and connecting, social media has also been linked to cyberbullying, criminal charges and even suicides. In late April, Pearland ISD will launch the "Social Media ... THINK!" initiative on its Facebook and... more info


Athletic physical day slated May 16 at PHS
Alexander Middle School, Berry Miller Jr. High, Glenda Dawson High School, Leon Sablatura Middle School, PACE Center, Pearland High School , Pearland Jr. High East, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Rogers Middle School, Sam Jamison Middle School, Home Page Only, Robert Turner High School
Pearland ISD athletes, cheerleaders and dancers currently in grades 6-11 are invited to get their mandatory physicals for 2015-16 during a remaining athletic physical day: DATE: Saturday, May 16 TIME: 8:30 a.m. to noon PLACE: Pearland High School (3775 S. Main) COST: $25 if purchased in advance online or $30 at the door (for online tickets, see link below) Please note that JROTC cadets... more info


Students compete at DECA international
Glenda Dawson High School, Pearland High School , Home Page Only
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DECA international students
Four Pearland ISD students matched their career skills against those of more than 17,000 other students worldwide during the DECA International Career Development Conference late April in Orlando. The 69th annual conference drew students from all 50 states as well as Canada, China, Germany, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spain for marketing, management, finance and entrepreneurial competitions,... more info


TCCHS horse judging team claims state title
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Horse judging team state champion
A Turner College and Career High School horse judging team claimed the Pearland FFA's first-ever state title April 25. Rachel Golla, Jessica Harper, Andrea Skweres and Evann Wehman competed against 72 other teams at the State Horse Judging Career Development Event to win the opportunity to represent Texas in the national competition in October. The teammates evaluated four horses in eight... more info


84 students compete at TMSCA state meet
Berry Miller Jr. High, Leon Sablatura Middle School, Pearland Jr. High South, Pearland Jr. High West, Rogers Middle School, Home Page Only
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TMSCA competitors from Sablatura Middle School and Pearland Junior High West
Pearland ISD students did the math to rack up multiple successes at the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association state competition April 11 in San Antonio. The district sent 84 students this year to the TMSCA state meet -- an intermediate-grades competition that prepares students for University Interscholastic League math and science events. In addition to boasting its highest number of... 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


Berger wins statewide H-E-B secondary principal award
Pearland High School , Home Page Only
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Photo courtesy of H-E-B
Pride. Honor. Success. Pearland High School's motto could just as easily describe the man at the helm: Principal Larry Berger. On and off campus, Berger takes pride in his students, and he delights in honoring others' successes. But at the statewide H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards ceremony in Austin May 3, it was Berger's turn to shine in the spotlight. Revealing the secondary... more info


LAW-Are You Moving?
E.A. Lawhon Elementary 
Please let your child’s teacher or Mrs. Gordon, the school registrar, know if you will be moving over the summer and do not intend on returning to Lawhon for the 2015-2016 school year. This way we will be better prepared to plan classes for next year and assist you and your child in the transition.


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