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It is NOW time to apply for NEXT school year! I’ve applied for HoustonISD Magnet Schools (and Vanguard Magnet Schools), 4 times in the last 8 years.  The first time around, I found it very overwhelming… but over the years, I’ve (mostly) figured it out. In case you are also

HoustonISD will be accepting 2019-2020 Magnet Applications on September 28, 2018… so if you want to send your kids NEXT year, you need to apply THIS fall! To get you ready for the process, here are the key points that you need to know. Find the comprehensive “what you need to

It’s time to apply for NEXT school year! I’ve applied for HoustonISD Magnet Schools (and Vanguard Magnet Schools), 3 times in the last 7 years.  The first time around, I found it very confusing and overwhelming… but over the years, I’ve (mostly) figured it out (and decided to worry a lot less!).

HoustonISD will be accepting 2018-2019 Magnet Applications on September 22th, 2017… so if you want to send your kids NEXT year, you need to apply THIS fall! To get you ready for the process, here are the key points that you need to know. Find the comprehensive “what you need to

UPDATE: Find the NEW 2018-2019 School Year Post HERE! Picture by Pranika!It’s now time to apply for NEXT school year! I’ve applied for HoustonISD Magnet Schools (and Vanguard Magnet Schools), 3 times in the last 6 years.  The first time around, I found it very confusing and overwhelming… but over

In Texas, in order to attend kindergarten, kids must be 5 years old by September 1.  So, if you were born on September 1, you can go to kindergarten… but if you were born September 2, you have to wait a full year. With my oldest kids being summer babies,

HoustonISD will be accepting 2017-2018 Magnet Applications on September 30th, 2016… so if you want to send your kids NEXT year, you need to apply THIS fall! Once the applications go live, we will create a comprehensive “what you need to know” post, like we did for 2016-2017. For an

Today is the day… months after applying for HoustonISD Magnet Schools, we will find out if our kids got in to any of our chosen schools. Some of us will be very very lucky… and many of us will probably be heartbroken tonight. Five years ago I applied to HoustonISD

Update: For 2018-19 Magnet Applications, go HERE! Update: For 2017-2018 Magnet Applications, go HERE for an overview of the new process!  It’s time to apply for NEXT school year!  For official information on applying to HoustonISD Magnet Schools, go HERE.  If you want a mom to summarize the process, based

Use Summer Break to get ready for the 2015-2016 HoustonISD Name That Book contest! AND, these books (and any others) can count towards the Houston Public Library Summer Reading Program… and great rewards! Find these books with the BKSC Amazon links below, or at your Houston library! K-2 Name That