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Hughston Elementary

Hughston Elementary
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2601 Cross Bend Road
Plano, TX 75023
Phone: (469) 752-2000
Fax: (469) 752-2001

Principal Carrie Merritt
Counselor Pamela Hart
School Hours 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment

419

School Colors Red and blue
Mascot Mustangs
Motto Best in the West! Every way! Every day!

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Parker Rd. Exit – east to Roundrock, north on Roundrock to Cross Bend.
From Central Expressway: Parker Rd. Exit – west to Roundrock, north on Roundrock to Cross Bend.

Achievements

Consistent achievement of an Exemplary Rating from TEA (1995 - 2011); High-Performing School Citation by National Center for Educational Accountability (NCEA) (2002, 2008); Texas Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1996); PISD Exemplary Writing School; National Safe, Disciplined Drug-Free School; Hughston Destination ImagiNation teams represented PISD at the State and Global competitions (1997-2008); Mockingbird Poetry Winners (1996-2008, 2010-2011); Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year (1998, 2004, 2007); Science Fair Grand Prize winners; WordMasters winners; Mustang Magic Literary Magazine; Continental Mathematics League winners and Board Certified librarian.

Campus Programs

In addition to the outstanding instructional program provided each day, Hughston offers after-school learning experiences which include:  tutoring / re-teaching at the invitation of the teachers, Palette Pals art extension (1-5); Mustang Chorale (3-5); safety patrol; field day; student council; school-wide service projects; Magic Mustang spirit assemblies; PASAR after-school childcare; Author / Artist Extravaganza; Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); reading incentive program; and Bluebonnet Reading Program.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Parent Teacher Association (PTA) features committees that address: landscape beautification; playground; hospitality; room mothers / dads; teacher appreciation; fundraiser family activities; volunteer opportunities; family swim nights; Watch D.O.G.S. program for dads; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); library and classroom volunteer opportunities.

Community/Business Partnerships

Restaurant coupon donations; spirit nights and teacher mentoring program.

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