Parent Resources

Mandarin Immersion Parents Council 

Chinese Story Time at Walter Branch Library (Houston Public Library)

Dress Code

MIMS will enforce the dress code standards in 2022-2023. The official dress code is available on the MIMS home page. Spirit Wear – clothes with the MIMS logo that is approved for dress code – can be purchased from our online store; order by August 13 for pickup on September 1-2. We welcome donations of …

Resources for new MIMS families

One of our awesome MIMS parents took some time to put together a list of useful resources that might be especially helpful for new parents. Send email to [email protected] if you see something out of date or have ideas of other items to add to this list. Communication We suggest all families sign up to …

Drop off & Pick up 2022-2023

Arrival, Dismissal, & Lunch Procedures Please review the entire presentation for arrival, dismissal, and lunch procedures. Subject to change per MIMS admin rules. When should my child arrive? School hours for MIMS are 8:30 am to 4:00 pm for the 2022-2023 school year. What is the earliest my child can arrive? Doors will open at 8:05 …

Tips for 20-21 School Year

This page will be updated as new resources and information become available. HISD reopening plan (PDF) Parent Introduction to Virtual Learning course Link to MIMS TEACHERS WEBPAGES by Grade: https://www.houstonisd.org/domain/43281 HISD & MIMS Resources for Digital Learning ->Hub, Quizlet, Teams, etc. Special Populations: Do you have questions about 504 plans, dyslexia or speech services, accommodations for …

After School Care/Enrichment: CIASP

MIMS PTO does not run or hire the MIMS after school program. MIMS’ after school program is managed by a third party called Childrens Initiatives After School Programs (CIASP).  A variety of after school child care options are available as well as enrichment courses.  Some of the enrichment courses offered are kung fu, ballet, lion …

Breakfast & Lunch

HISD Breakfast & Lunch Menus : Click Here Lunch Schedule 20-21 Lunch schedule details will be added when determined by the school. School Lunch Account Manage student meal accounts If you wish for your child to eat lunches provided by the school,  you will need to load money onto your child’s lunch card. To load money …

Resources for Dealing with Grief

We know that too many of our MIMS families have been affected by grief recently. Details about how to access counseling services for the upcoming school year have not yet been announced by HISD (as of August 22, 2021), but we will be sure to update everyone when details are available. In the meantime, here …

MIMS Digital Learning Resources

On this page: MIMS Resources, HISD Resources, Fun Resources MIMS Resources Quizlet and Better Chinese are the two most-used resources that MIMS teachers use for teaching Chinese. We’ll post other digital resources as they become available. What is Quizlet? Quizlet is a free study tool available via online and mobile applications. MIMS teachers use Quizlet …

Local Chinese Summer Camps

Chinese Summer Camps Houston MIMS families have shared these camp resources. Please let us know if you have resources to share or if a link goes out of date. Hua Xia http://www.houstonhuaxia.org/Public/SummerCam Chinese Community Center summer camp http://ccchouston.org/youth/ Houston Shaolin Temple http://www.houstonshaolintemple.net/ StarTalk http://collegeready.rice.edu/StarTalk_Student.aspx Crossing Borders http://crossingborderslanguages.com/mandarin-chinese-camp.html Asia Society Summer Camp http://asiasociety.org/texas/events/exploreasia-culture-camp-kids Futura Language Camps …