2021-2022 Uniform Information

Uniforms are back for the 2021-2022 school year. One new addition is that students may wear black bottoms, as long as they are not jeans. Please note that students may wear jeans (no holes) on Fridays along with a spirit shirt or college shirt. Uniform shirts and PE uniforms can be ordered on our online school store through August 6 or in person at the Pershing school store at orientation or during the school year.  If you need assistance with purchasing a school t-shirt or sweatshirt, please reach out to your counselor.

Order Online from the Pershing School Store through August 6

The online school store is OPEN but only until August 6th. Shop for merchandise early, and pickup 8/11, 8/12, 8/14 or 8/23 at the store window in the school.  Shop here!

We are still looking for volunteers as well! Links to sign up genius forms in comments. Please consider volunteering this year!  Sign up to volunteer here.

Panda Camp/Orientations 2021-2022

We are so excited and thrilled to be able to host each and every single one of you to our campus for Panda Camp 2021. Panda Camp allows our students to feel welcomed to Pershing by exploring our campus, making friends, and understanding the P.A.N.D.A. culture. You will be able to pick up your schedule, tour the campus, purchase uniforms, and get information regarding extracurriculars here at Pershing.

6th Grade:  Wednesday, August 11, 9am-2pm
RSVP at http://bit.ly/PandaCamp2021
For more information, contact 6th Grade Assistant Principal, Carrie Curtis, at CCurtis1@houstonisd.org.

7th Grade:  Thursday, August 12, 8:45am-11am
RSVP at bit.ly/7thGradeOrientation
For more information, contact 7th Grade Assistant Principal,  Ms. Beller, at tbeller@houstonisd.org.

8th Grade:  Thursday, August 12, 1:00-3:00pm
Drop off in Bluebonnet circle.

Elective Course Selection for 2021-2022

Please select the course selection here that applies to you. Magnet students will fill out a different course selection, however, the classes offered are the same. You are selecting the grade you will be in next year (2021-2022). Click here for a full list of all offered electives.

Grade Level Groups

If you haven’t already, make sure to sign up for grade level email lists and Facebook groups. It is a great way to keep up with all that your class is doing this school year!

6th Grade Facebook group join here!

Watch for sign-up information for the 6th grade email list.

7th Grade Facebook group join here!

Watch for sign-up information for the 7th grade email list.

8th Grade Facebook group join here!

Watch for the sign-up for the 8th Grade email list.

Pershing Middle School Garden

The Pershing Garden began nearly 15 years ago with the vision, labor and passion of Mr. Charles Coursey, Sr., who came to Pershing Middle School as a history teacher in 1999. A retired farmer from Florida, he offered to teach gardening, initially as a club, then as a formal elective as gardening grew in popularity. The abundant fresh veggies were often prepared for students to eat and sell in the popular farmer’s market. Sadly, Mr. Coursey succumbed to his battle with cancer in October 2018.  
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Get Involved – Join a Club

Participation in clubs is a great way for students to explore interests and identify future academic paths.

Find out more here about how to get involved!

Choose Pershing!

We are proud of our school and all of our Pandas and welcome you to take a video tour.

Pershing Virtual Backgrounds

Jazz up your Zoom or Teams meetings with Pershing virtual backgrounds. Download them here – theatre, Pop Art!, black frame, white frame, what’s for lunch, COVID 1, COVID 2, virtually awesome, pandemic 2020, small panda (red), panda party (red), party panda (white), party panda (black)COVID panda, let the good times roll.

Pershing PTO To Do’s

JOIN THE PTO – Join at any level you can afford. Your support is especially important this year as we help the school purchase the technology and resources needed for successful remote learning and social-distanced learning on campus.

VOLUNTEER WITH THE PTO – It’s a great way to meet other parents and support Pershing. You can serve on a committee or on an as-needed basis.

SIGN UP FOR THE PANDA POST – This weekly e-newsletter is a key source of information about what’s happening at the school, including updates from the principal.

JOIN YOUR GRADE-LEVEL FACEBOOK PAGE AND E-MAIL LIST – You’ll have access to information and discussions that are specific to your student’s grade and that are only distributed through these sources.