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Prospective Pershing Families

Thank you for your interest in Pershing Middle School!

We are proud of all of our academic and extracurricular offerings and accolades. Pandas are well-rounded students who are encouraged to try new things and be the best they can be.

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Questions?

Ms. Grisury Candelaria – Magnet Coordinator
Ms. Sara Graur – Grade Level Counselor
Jennifer Vaughan & Kim Nelson – Pershing PTO Recruitment (ask a current Pershing parent a question)

Dates to remember:

In-Person Tour Wednesday, 11/17 at 5:30 pm RSVP HERE

Virtual Magnet Tours- Thursdays 1-1:45pm and 6-6:45pm through November 18, 2021

LINK TO MEETING

Phase I Magnet Application Deadline:  November 18, 2021

Auditions are generally in December/January but no dates are set yet. If you apply through HISD School Choice, you will be contacted to sign up for an audition when that information becomes available. All fine arts are open to all students but are subject to availability and audition status. Please reach out to the teacher to be sure you don’t miss auditions as a zoned student.

MAGNET AUDITION INFORMATION 2022-23

Should zoned families apply for the magnet?

From our Magnet Coordinator:That is entirely up to the parent, but if the student qualifies, they would have guaranteed placement into the magnet fine arts class, in addition it would be beneficial to the school as we receive extra funding for students who are coded magnet.  
As far as zoned student placement into the fine arts classes, this would happen based on their elective choices. When creating schedules our counselors try their very best to schedule students into at least one of their top choices. We are no longer holding “zoned” auditions for all areas, for certain fine arts areas 6th grade students will be placed in level 1 classes and will follow natural progression to move on to level 2 and level 3; coding for our fine arts classes has been changed by the district. We are still having conversations centered on this topic as it won’t be applicable to all areas. 

 

Quick Links:

HISD SCHOOL CHOICE- APPLY NOW
VIRTUAL TOUR OF PERSHING
Evening Tour meeting info coming soon.
2021-22 BELL SCHEDULE
MAGNET VIRTUAL MEETING LINK (THURSDAYS through 11/11/21 at 1pm and 6pm)
FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT
MAGNET AUDITION INFORMATION 2022-23
GT INFORMATION – APPLICATION & TESTING– GT Applications due 11/4/2021
ELECTIVES (for 2021-22 yr) webpage in process
ATHLETICS
PANDA NEWS & MUSIC SESSIONS Weekly News show from the Pershing Music and Media Group

Principal Shetzer’s INSTAGRAM  TWITTER
Pershing PTO WEBSITE  INSTAGRAM

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