We welcome the 2019-2020 PTO Board Members

*Drum roll….*

President – Nhi Le
Elementary Vice President – Kelly Opot
Middle School Vice President – Felicia Ziegler
Secretary – Libby Bergman
Treasurer – Jose Gonzalez
Parliamentarian – Derek Sirmans
Historian – Nissa Simpson
Festival Chair – Amanda Chambers
Corporate Fundraising Chair – Lisa Barrow
Community Fundraising Chair – NO CANDIDATE (Will run election at the beginning of the school year).
Shared Decision Committee Member – Wendy Chung

The individuals elected will take office on July 1, 2019. Their term will be until June 30, 2020.

Wishing the 2019-2020 PTO Board all the success!

PTO Spring Family Night & Meet our new Principal: Mr. Ying!

Please join us for a night of fun in sharing a meal with our current and new parents at

PTO’s Spring Family Night 
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019  from  5-7 pm

You will have a choice between chicken & beef fajitas with rice and beans for $7 per plate. Water will be provided for free.
To reserve your meal, please go to


* Student Performances
* Clubs demo
* Uniform sale

There will also be an HISD FOOD Services Taste Test that will have Asian Style recipes that are inspired by Principal Chang and our MIMS program in efforts to incorporate healthy Asian style recipes to our student’s lunch menu.

We look forward to a fun MIMS Family night out!


Chat with Chang: Chinese CBE 101 – Credit By Exam Notes

Chat with Chang: Chinese CBE 101

-CBE1 and CBE2 are offered to our current 6th and 7th graders who are in the advanced immersion group (discouraged for beginning immersion students)

-Passing Score: 80

-High school credit courses that can be earned at MIMS are: Chinese 1, Chinese 2, Chinese 3, and Chinese 4

-High school credits earned in middle school will NOT be included in the GPA calculation in high schools.

-Our Chinese 1 course is harder than the Chinese 1 course offered in high schools.

-Students have the option to take a non-high school credit course, Mandarin Reading, after passing CBE.

-Descriptions of each 1) components of CBE and samples for 2) CBE1-Test Sample, and 3) CBE2-Test Sample.

If your child is interested in taking CBE, please submit the registration form by 4/11/19 4:30pm to the school.  CBE Registration form 6th and 7th Grade


Updated Student Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures


1. Please follow the directions of traffic flow and be courteous when the lanes merge.
2. Pedestrian traffic is heavy from 8:15 AM to 8:45 AM and from 3:40 PM to 4:10 PM. Please drive slowly
and be ready to stop for pedestrians.
3. Drop-off
a. Please drop off your child only at designated area:
i. Park by the curbside in front of the school, or
ii. Park in the Parent/Visitor Parking area.
b. Please do not park in the middle of traffic flow to drop off your child.
4. Pick-up
a. Please form a line at the curbside in front of the school and have your placard ready.
b. Please move your vehicle forward and fill the empty space before picking up your child.
c. If your child requires additional assistance to buckle-up, please plan to park in the Parent/Visitor Parking area and pick up your child at the cafeteria door.
5. The parking lot next to our building is designated for teacher parking between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
6. If the parking lot is full, please utilize street parking around campus and respect the city regulation.

Important Hours

1. School opens from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The front office is temporarily closed from 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
for dismissal. There will be no access to the building before 8:00 AM or after 5:00 PM.
2. Student hour is from 8:30 AM to 3:50 PM. Students need to arrive classrooms by 8:35 AM before tardy is
marked. Late pick-up fee applies after 4:10 PM.
3. CIASP parent pick-up from 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM at the front of the school. Enrichment only pick-up at the
side of the building from 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
4. All club sponsors sign in at the front desk (after 4:15 PM) or in the cafeteria (from 3:40 PM to 4:10 PM).
Club students are dismissed at the cafeteria door with sponsors. Club visitors need to sign in before 5:00
PM or contact club sponsors if it is after 5:00 PM.

DropOff & PickUp Map

2018- 2019 MIMS Sociables

2018- 2019 MIMS Sociables Full List
Sign up for sociables at the Spooky Soiree & Auction! 

Sociable Catalog with Description: MIMS-Sociables
Condensed List Version: MIMS-Sociables-list
Silent Auction: MIMS Auction Site

113 Let’s Get Boo’Tiful 10/29/18
133 Augmented Reality Party with Ms. Veneziale 11/2/18
104 If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Party 11/3/18
169 Jumping Back Into School 11/9/18
116 The Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern Tour (MS) 11/10/18
130 Boot Camp with Certified Trainer 11/11/18
114 Dragonette Holiday Dance Clinic 11/12/18
107 Yoga with Mrs. Mayer 11/13/18
120 Just Dance Party – 1st – 3rd grade 11/15/18
105 If You Give a Moose a Muffin Party 11/17/18
108 Play Date in Chinese Speaking Only 11/19/18
117 Incredible Movie Night 11/30/18
118 American Girl Hangout 11/30/18
170 Parents vs Faculty Volleyball Game 11/30/18
128 Cookies & Cocoa (PK/K/1st) 12/1/18
144 Gingerbread House Decorating Party 12/1/18
112 Paper Cutting 12/4/18
123 Calligraphy Fun 12/4/18
119 An Afternoon at The Movies (4th & 5th Graders Only) 12/7/18
140 Christmas Lights Bike Ride for Parents and Children 12/8/18
153 Party Like a Mother (Bad Moms Social) 12/8/18
103 Pre K Moana Party 12/14/18
122 MIMS Athletic Fun 1/10/19
148 A&E’s Pride & Prejudice Viewing Party – Part I (Episodes 1-3) 1/11/19
111 Gymnastics Fun Date for Pre-K & Kinder 1/12/19
157 Mediterranean Dinner 1/17/19
162 Beauty and The Booze 1/18/19
115 The Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern Tour (ES) 1/19/19
161 Clear Out The (Mental) Clutter & Make a Successful You in 2019 1/19/19
138 Mixing It Up With Mini Chefs At Dream Dinners 1/20/19
150 Soul Cycle & Mimosas 1/20/19
134 Tour of ABC – 13’s News Station 1/21/19
135 Mommy Daddy & Me Ma Jiang 101 1/23/19
124 Texas is Snow Much Fun ! 1/25/19
149 A&E’s Pride & Prejudice Viewing Party – Part II (Episodes 4-6) 1/25/19
152 Pilates & Prosecco 1/27/19
164 Camp Brisket 2/1/19
156 Wine Tasting Challenge 2/2/19
163 Boot Camp and Brunch 2/2/19
125 Acting Up at MIMS ! 2/8/19
110 Cupcake Wars for 7th Grade Girls 2/9/19
131 Children’s Dumpling Making Class 2/9/19
147 Valentine’s Roller Skating Party 2/10/19
143 Katie’s Kinder Kookie Party 2/15/19
137 MIMS 2nd Annual Bagel Bolt Mile 2/23/19
106 If You Give a Pig a Pancake Part 3/2/19
127 Pickle Ball with Ms. Tea 3/2/19
160 Crazy Rich Asians Mah Jong Night 3/2/19
121 Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration 3/6/19
132 Art Class – Sketching and Drawing Basics 3/7/19
141 Holi Hooray! Festival of Color! 3/22/19
145 Epic Nerf Gun Battle 3/23/19
155 Crazy Crawfish Boil ! 3/23/19
142 Rumble By The Jungle 3/24/19
151 Frank and Jay Presents: Just Dance Disco 3/29/19
154 Roaring 20s 4/6/19
158 Hawaiian Pig Roast 4/7/19
139 Dangerous Boys Club – A Party For Boys and Moms 4/13/19
159 A Night In The Caribbean 4/13/19
126 Mother Daughter Tea 4/27/19
168 Kids Yoga For PK – 1st Grade 4/27/19
146 Henna Party!!! 4/28/19
129 End Of School Year Pool Party 5/2019
165 MIMS MINI MUDDER – Star Wars Edition 5/4/19
166 MOMS LOVES WINE !! California Uncorked 5/11/19
167 Purple Glaze Painting Party For Adults 5/17/19



PTO Annual Drive

By contributing to the PTO Annual Drive, you help us meet our school’s needs that are outside the scope of their budget. When you go a step further and volunteer to help with events—or join our board— you set a fine example for our students to follow, and greatly encourage our teachers and staff.

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