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Seven HISD Seniors Win National Merit Scholarships

May 28, 2015

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Seven Houston Independent School District students from high four schools are among more than 2,200 high school seniors from across the country to be selected this week to win National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. The students — from Lamar High School, Carnegie Vanguard, Challenge Early College, and the DeBakey High School […]

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HISD to Delay WUES Enrollment Limits

March 10, 2015


For now, West U Elementary is "safe" from limits on enrollment, Principal John Threet told the WUES PTO Tuesday.

A proposal to limit enrollment at West U Elementary School has been delayed for at least a year, Principal John Threet announced Monday in the school’s newsletter. At a meeting of the West U PTO Tuesday morning, Threet said that HISD’s plan to cap enrollment at WUES, Twain and Roberts elementary schools “has been delayed […]

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Threet to Update WUES PTO on Enrollment

March 5, 2015


Members of the West University Elementary School PTO will want to be on hand Tuesday, March 10, at 8 a.m. for a meeting with Principal John Threet. Threet will provide an update on HISD’s proposal to address overcrowding in several area elementary schools. Threet recently alerted parents of WUES students that their children need to […]

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Pershing Parents Offer Coffee

March 5, 2015

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Parents can learn more about Pershing Middle School at a coffee on Friday.

  Parents of students who will be enrolling next year in middle school are invited to join current Pershing Middle School parents and Pershing Middle School Principal, Kim Heckman, at an informational coffee. The coffee will be held Friday, March 6, at 8:15 a.m., at the home of Anne Kayl, 4909 Palmetto Street, in Bellaire. […]

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HISD Could Limit WUES Enrollment

February 23, 2015


A state mandate to limit class size “waivers” could impact future enrollment at West U Elementary School, Principal John Threet told parents in a letter published in the school’s newspaper. Threet’s letter is the result of an HISD proposal, announced at a meeting last Thursday, in which the district sought public comment regarding plans to […]

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West U Elementary Book Fair is this Week

November 17, 2014

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The West U Elementary Book Fair will be held Tuesday through Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Barnes and Noble store at 3003 Holcombe. Teachers are ready to read, there will be a magnetizing science show, face painting, a fun photo booth, an amazing magician and much, much more. Barnes and Noble […]

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Pin Oak Fest is Saturday

November 10, 2014

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Pin Oak Middle School will hold its first Charger Fest on Saturday, November 15 from noon to 4 p.m. The afternoon will include an international festival, celebrating Pin Oak’s magnet focus, fine arts performances showcasing the performing arts talents of students, carnival games and activities, as well as kid-oriented raffles, prizes and food. Charger Fest […]

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Buy Tickets Now For West U PTO Auction

November 4, 2014

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Tickets for the Friday Night Lights auction benefitting West University Elementary School must be purchased by Wednesday, November 5. The annual auction will be held Saturday, November 8, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Attire is “Football Festive” to “Game Time Chic,” so participants are encouraged to feel creative. The auction features an electronic bidding system, […]

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School is out Friday

October 1, 2014

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Students in the Houston Independent School District do not have to attend school on Friday, October 3. It is the district’s “fall holiday.” At West U Elementary, the PTO is still looking for volunteers to help out the with the October 11 Halloween Dash. About 75 people are needed to successfully put on the event. […]

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West U Elementary Early Dismissal is FRIDAY

September 22, 2014

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Although many HISD schools will have early dismissal Wednesday, West U Elementary School Principal John Threet is reminding parents that will be a full school day. Students at West U Elementary will have their first Early Dismissal Day on Friday, September 26. All students should be picked up no later than 12:30 p.m.

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