New to Crockett

Welcome to Crockett Elementary!

Here are a few things you will need to know.

School Starts at 7:30am
School Ends at 3pm

MORNING DROP OFF:  7:00 – 7:30am

🟡Drop off for all grades is at the school cafeteria door located on Shearn Street between Hemphill Street and Henderson Street.  The carpool lane moves from West to East on Shearn Street.  Crockett Faculty are present to assist and keep our children safe.  The cafeteria doors lock at exactly 7:45am.  Late arrivals will need to enter the school through the front office located on Taylor Street between Shearn Street and Crockett Street.  They will be signed in as tardy.

DISMISSAL:  3pm
🟡Pre-K – 1st  Walk ups may pickup children from the designated classroom doors located in the small playground (Entrance on Taylor Street North of Main office Entrance).  Please stand in line and give your child’s name and teacher to the faculty person on duty.  Carpool pick up is in front of the school office doors.  The entrance is off of Crockett Street before Taylor Street.  Carpool lane moves from East to West on Crockett Street.
🟡2nd – 5th  Dismissal remains the same as drop off through the Cafeteria door located on Shearn Street between Hemphill Street and Henderson Street.  The carpool lane moves from West to East on Shearn Street.
*If you have more than one child, sibling pick up may be requested through your children’s teachers.  The older sibling will go to the younger sibling’s classroom and wait to be picked up together.

PARKING:
🟡Parents in all grades are welcome to park and walk their children to the cafeteria door! Street Parking is the only option available.  Please do not use the Chick-Fil-A parking lot, you will be towed.  Patrol guards are available at all the street crossings to facilitate safety.  Teachers and staff have priority for the school parking lot.

BREAKFAST:
🟡Breakfast is provided to all students free of charge.  Students should arrive by 7:15am to ensure ample time for breakfast.

LUNCH:
🟡Lunch is provided to all students free of charge.  Additional snack foods and treats may be purchased during lunchtime.  Payments can be made in CASH to the HISD Food Services cashier in the cafeteria or online using a credit card at School Café: https://www.schoolcafe.com/. Please note that there is a five percent convenience fee per transaction.

JOIN YOUR STUDENT FOR LUNCH:
*Due to Covid-19, parents and family are not permitted to join students for lunch at this time.

DRESS CODE:
🟡Top: Gold Polo, Gold T-shirt, Navy Polo, Navy T-shirt (Shirts with the Crockett Logo may be purchased from the front office.)
* Crockett Logo shirts are not required.  A Crockett Logo Gold Polo is recommended for Field Trips.
🟡Bottom:  Navy pants, Navy knee length shorts, Navy knee length skirts, Dark Blue denim pants, Dark blue denim knee length shorts, dark blue denim knee length skirts
🟡Wednesday:  College Shirt Day
*Uniforms are optional for the 2020-2021 school year. Please refer to the HISD Dress Code Policy.  HISD Dress Code Policy

COMMUNICATION:
🟡Crockett Elementary School Newsletter is distributed to the entire school every week on Friday via: Class Dojo
🟡Class or Grade specific information will also be sent out via the communication folders. Class Dojo will be the tool for immediate school wide, grade wide and classroom communications. You will be invited to join Class Dojo by your student’s teachers and we highly encourage you to do so.
🟡You may also join the PTO facebook page at Crockett Elementary PTO (Houston, TX) – Official
🟡Additional information may also be found on the PTO Website http://crockettelementarypto.digitalpto.com and the HISD Crockett Elementary website.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS:
🟡The Wolf Den: more information can be found in the front office of the school.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
🟡The Crockett Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is a key support system to our principal, teachers and staff and positively impacts the educational experience for our children. As family members of Crockett Elementary students – you are a member of the PTO!  PTO meetings are open to every Crockett Elementary family and are held the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6pm via Zoom. The link will be posted in the event details on our Facebook Page and in our Calendar on this website. These meetings are a great way to learn more about what is going on and ways to get involved.
🟡Also check out the “Ways to Help” tab on the PTO website to discover other ways you can help.
🟡Attending “Coffee With the Principal” is an additional way to learn about the goings on at Crockett and ways you can help.  “Coffee With the Principal” meeting occur the first Friday of the Month at 8:15am in the Crockett Elementary Library.

VIPS:
🟡To be eligible to volunteer at Crockett HISD sponsored events, you must be VIPS approved.  Click on the link and follow the instructions to register online.  Final approval takes 2-3 weeks.  Please keep this in mind if you plan to assist with chaperoning Field Trips.

ON THE WEB:
🟡The Crockett Elementary PTO website is www.crockettelementarypto.digitalpto.com.
🟡You may also join the PTO facebook page for up to date communications Crockett Elementary PTO (Houston, TX) – Official.
🟡You may pay the school for things like Crockett Uniform shirts on the SchoolPay Website.
🟡To access your child’s grades and select in-person and virtual instruction you will visit the HISD Parent Connect Website.
🟡Additional school information may be found on the HISD Crockett Elementary website.

THE CROCKETT COMMUNITY:
Feel free to approach your Crockett teachers, staff and PTO parents about anything! We are all here to help and welcome you to our wonderful Crockett Elementary Community.

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