Questions & Answers

What time does school start and end?
The first bell rings at 8:35.  Students are officially tardy at 8:40
 


On early dismissal days, students will be released at 1:00.



What are the prices
for breakfast and lunch?
Breakfast is Free for all students. 
Lunch is $1.75

    

How do I contact my child's teacher(s)?
There are several ways that you can contact your child's teacher.  You may email the teacher(s), you may call the school at 713-740-5230 and leave a message for the teacher to call you, or you may schedule a conference by calling the school and speaking to Mrs. Besselman, the counselor's clerk. 

   

How can I keep track of what is going on at school?
Our school website is constantly updated.  You can subscribe to our site to receive an RSS feed and be reminded of upcoming events.  We also send out a weekly newsletter called the Colts Chronicle.  You can sign up to receive this newsletter by emailing 
Erika Box at ebox@pasadenaisd.org.  At vaious times there are also call outs made with our automated phone system to remind parents of important events.  In addition, notes go home on a regular basis with students. 

 

Are students allowed to use the Internet at school?
Students will have the opportunity to use school computers during class time for school related work.  Students must follow district guidelines regarding proper use of the internet and computers.  Any student violating these guidelines will receive appropriate consequences which could include the loss of all computer privileges.

 

Are there any special awards or programs for students? 
Yes, in effort to maintain high expectations of student performance, our campus offers the following awards:

Honor Roll :  Students who excel in their classes may be eligible for the Honor Roll compiled each grading period.  To be named to the Honor Roll, middle school students must have a grade point average of at least 3.71 with no grade below a B.  Grades in all classes are used to determine who qualifies for Honor Roll.  A grade adjust is made for honors classes when determining Honor Roll.  In addition, all student must not have a conduct grade below a C.

Presidential Academic Award :  The Presidential Academic Award program is coordinated by the United States Department of Education.  Criteria for receipt of this award is established yearly, and information is available from the counselor.

Academic Excellence :  To be honored for Academic Excellence, students must make a yearly average of A in each subject.  Conduct grades are not used in determining this award.  A grade adjustment is made for honors/pre-ap classes when determining Academic Excellence.

Certificates :  Certificates of merit or certificates of recognition may be given to students for achievement in academic and special activities as well as attendance.