Help out our school! January Spirit Month: Michael’s Cookie Jar

You know what the new year means… new year resolutions! And what should we do to help the PTO raise funds? Eat more cookies!!!

For the month of January, 20% of what you spend at Michael’s Cookie Jar will go to MIMS.

Kids need a snack? Planning a party? Drop off a treat for the teachers? Go to MCJ! 3 locations. 🍪

Attention: 12/7/18 All after school activities canceled due to severe weather

ASP, After school clubs, sociables are all canceled.  Please plan to pick up your child at dismissal: 3:50pm.

ASP Spring 2019 Registration


Registrations for MIMS After School Programs in Spring 2019 will be accepted on Monday Dec. 10th at 8:00 in MIMS Learning Commons.  Fall accounts must have a $0 balance.

Registrations will be accepted all day ONLY on MondayDecember 10th then from Tuesday 12/11-12/19 from 10:30-1:30 and from 2:30-6:30 through Dec. 19th.

NO registrations will be accepted after December 19th until school resumes on January 7th.  If registered on January 7th student will not be able to start until the 9th.

Spring 2019 Registration packet

Spring 2019 Class Description

MIMS Winter Showcase 2018

AP Exam Info Session

8 th Grade Parents,

What: AP Exam Info session
When: December 17 th – from 4:30 to 5:30pm
Where: Room 301
Who: Mr. Platt and Ms Yin
Mr. Platt and Ms. Yin will be on hand to
discuss the upcoming AP Chinese Exam and
answer any questions you may have about

Thank you,
Mr. Platt

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

Thanksgiving Lunch

Please come to enjoy Thanksgiving Lunch with your child during the grade level lunchtime on the scheduled date.

Thanksgiving Lunch Schedule:

11/13 – 2nd, 3rd, PK, SLL
11/14 – K, 4th, MS
11/15 – 5th, 1st
Due to space constraints, Thanksgiving lunch is scheduled by grade level across these dates.
You’re encouraged to bring outside food to eat with your child.

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



Magnet Tour Volunteers

It’s that time of the year again…Magnet applications are open starting this Saturday, Sept 28 for school year 2019-2020!  This also means magnet school tours start Thursday, Oct 4th.

We need a few parent volunteers to help out with leading the tours for potential parents and students and answer questions.  Please sign up to help!  There are several tours for the next few weeks. The tours start at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.  Please show up a half an hour before the tour start time and represent MIMS!  Thank you for volunteering!!

Location: MIMS Front Office/Cafeteria

Coordinator: Lisa Lim



MIMS NIGHT OUT – Spooky Soiree & Auction

Join us at MIMS NIGHT OUT – Spooky Soiree & Auction for a fun night out as we raise money for MIMS PTO.

Purchase Tickets Now!


Where:   LIFE HTX, 2512 Woodhead St. , Houston, Texas, TX 77019

When:  Friday, October 26, 2018 from 7pm – 11pm.

A fun-filled adult-only evening with Light Bites, Libations, DJ, Dancing, Fun Giveaways, Silent & Live Auction, and Sociables. Party for a cause!

With a vast array of items in the Silent Auction, Live Auction, Raffle, and Sociables, it promises to be a fun evening!

We welcome you to donate to our live or silent auction or be a part of our underwriting needs. Help us build community by joining us at our auction night. Come purchase items and/or sociables, or just come to hang out with us and have a great time! Either way, we appreciate your support and any and all donations and volunteer efforts.

It’s still time to Host & submit sociables! Sociables are due, midnight, Saturday, October 13th. MIMS Sociables are a wonderful and fun tradition to help raise money for the school. Helping us raise over $40,000 on sociables alone in one year. Please sign up to host a sociable on this google form:…/1FAIpQLSek_IcHZfgFj3LQ9…/viewform…

To answer any questions you may have, please feel free to email Mia Foster at

We Are Girls Austin Conference 2018

The We Are Girls Conferences, produced by Girls Empowerment Network (GEN) are held in Austin, Houston, and Dallas, Texas annually and are designed especially for thousands of 3rd – 8th grade girls and the adults who care about them. With dynamic break-out sessions and an empowering dance party, girls get to be totally in charge of their day. They walk away inspired by what’s possible and with a new belief in their personal power. The 2018-2019 theme is “Ignite Her Power.” Leadership positions are available for high school girls. Tickets cost $30 per person and 50% of attendees receive scholarships.

Early Bird registry for $20 until Oct 1st.

Register Here

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.

Donate to PTO

Or text “MIMSPTO” to 74121