Principal's Message

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Welcome to Houston Elementary, home of the Huskies! Houston is home to approximately three hundred seventy students in grades kindergarten through fifth. Our mission is to inspire and empower our students to reach their fullest potential. Through the continued support of parents and community, our team of dedicated teachers and staff strive to accomplish this mission each day. At Houston we believe in engaging students and fostering their individual talents, strengths and interests.
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Teachers of the Year Awards

Teachers of the Year Awards
LaTyphani Littlejohn (Typhani), first grade teacher from The Cleveland Academy of Leadership, has been selected as the 2016-17 Spartanburg School District 7 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Littlejohn finds no greater pleasure than of a servant leader. “Teaching is beyond a career for me. Teaching is a major part of my purpose and my life’s work!” With only 8 years so far in the classroom and the distinction this year of being voted Cleveland’s Teacher of the Year AND District 7’s Teacher of the Year, Littlejohn has proven herself a well respected, effective educator who goes above and beyond to satisfy the needs of her students. She stands out, with her calm disposition and compassionate nature, as a team player who understands the common goal of improving student achievement. In her warm, welcoming classroom Ms. Littlejohn approaches each topic with excitement while also incorporating interactive technology in her lessons to make connections. She says giving her students a purpose for learning is paramount and that it’s her job to help them find success.
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Houston Competes at First Tee

Houston Competes at First Tee
Congratulations to Coach Scott Andrews and the Houston First Tee team who competed at The Creek golf course this week and placed 2nd out of 54 teams! We are so proud of these young people!
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Christy Henderson Visits Houston

Christy Henderson Visits Houston
Our 4th Graders got a real treat this week as Christy Henderson, Chief Meteorologist at News Channel 7 paid us a visit in our Media Center. She discussed all types of weather with our students, as well as detailing the many instruments that are used in predicting it. A big thank you goes out to our 4th Grade faculty for arranging the visit.
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Imagination Station is in Full Swing

Imagination Station is in Full Swing
Our 5th Graders recently got a chance to try out some of our new Makerspace material as they were tasked with building the tallest structure they could. Using K’Nex, the students were able to be as creative as they wanted in this hands-on activity.
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Welcome Back Huskies!

Welcome Back Huskies!
August 15th was a great day because we welcomed our Houston Huskies back to school for another great year! Welcome back everyone!
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