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Tips for 20-21 School Year

This page will be updated as new resources and information become available.

MIMS Contacts

  • Update your email with MIMS.  If you need to update/add an email, please use this link. Thanks to Ms. Obando, she created this form so that you don’t have to email us back and forth about updating/adding email.  Please note that you will need your child’s student ID to complete the form.
  • Questions about technology – Ms. Linzhe Obando and Mr. Elmer Milla
  • Questions about magnet program – Ms. Xian Xia
  • Need to update your information (including not receiving Ying’s weekly emails) – Ms. Christine Chavez
  • Questions about health and safety – Ms. Vonshay Stubblefield
  • Questions about 504 program and accommodation (including IAT process) – Mr. Justin Ritsema
  • Questions about Special Education – Mr. David Nichols
  • Questions about GT program and CBE test – Ms. Yabei Yin

Need to see what Mr. Ying is sending out? Two tips: it’s online at the MIMS website AND it is also sent to your child’s HISD email.

To check your student’s email inbox on Outlook:
Log in with your kid’s HISD info/password:
Password: DDMMYYYY

Reopening FAQ for MIMS

Many parents ask about what will it look like when MIMS reopens.

  • Preliminary reopening plan for MIMS (7/24/20)
  • Reopening Plan Q&A (10/8/2020)
  • What is the class size?  Classrooms are using double-size (open between the paired rooms) which should accommodate students returning.
  • Where to have breakfast and lunch?  Breakfast in classrooms; Lunch in the cafeteria
  • Will there be a different schedule?  No, we will keep the same schedule.
  • When is dismissal for in-person?  School day is 8:30 to 4. Pick up should be completed by 4:30 pm.
  • What about the transportation services?  Transportation is provided to special education, homeless, and priority students. Still confirming transportation for all magnet students.
  • What supplies will HISD provide?  Facilities will distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to each campus on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • PPE will include thermometers based on number of students.
    • Weekly: Schools will receive disposable masks (one per staff member and one per student) and wipes will be provided for classrooms and campus.
    • Monthly: Gloves will be provided for classrooms and campus.
  • Will my child have the same homeroom teacher if/when we come back in-person?  We will do everything we can not to change homeroom.
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