Principal's Message

Hello and welcome to Houston Elementary School, home of the Huskies!
My name is Mark Hendry and I’m excited and honored to serve as your new principal.
The 2014-2015 school year will be my twenty-third in education and ninth year as an elementary school principal.
Originally from Florida, my family and I moved to South Carolina back in 1999. My wife, Kendra, is a high school English teacher and we are the proud parents of two children. Hayden, my son, recently graduated from the Citadel and our daughter, Haley, will be a sophomore at Clemson University this year. Our family is thrilled to be joining the Houston family!
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Perfect PASS Scores

In School District Seven 47 students achieved perfect scores on the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) test. The tests are given yearly to public school students in grades three through eight, and cover math, science, social studies, writing and English language arts, and are designed to measure how well students have mastered state academic standards. Of the 47 students – 40 students scored perfect on one test, six students on two tests, and one student on three tests.
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Say Cheeeeese…..!

Say Cheeeeese…..!
Say Cheeeeese…..! Friday, September 5, was a wonderful day at our school. With the help of the Spartanburg Fire Department and our very brave photographer and music teacher, Adena McDaniel, we were able to capture a beautiful picture of our entire faculty and staff. Soon we will have the picture of Houston’s finest displayed in our main office for all to see.
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From the Assistant Principal

Hello and welcome to the Houston Huskies website!
My name is Michelle McCoy and I couldn’t be more delighted than to be back home serving the Houston family as your assistant principal. I look forward to a successful year as we work together to achieve more.
I am originally from Spartanburg, but now reside in Taylors with my family. I am married to Bryant and we have three young sons. They are Brian (7), Brylon (5), and Bryson (2) and they keep us very busy. We wouldn’t want it any other way though!
I am excited to meet each one of you and begin getting to know your family. I am here to serve you so feel free to share any concerns and ask any questions. It’s going to be an amazing year!
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