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Welcome to The Varnett Public School, a pre-k through fifth-grade Houston charter school...The Varnett  is pleased to announce that breakfast will be available for all students free of charge from 7:30-8 a.m. weekdays. Applications for lunch will be available at the front desk of each campus beginning Monday, August 22.¬†¬†Please complete and return to the front desk or to Ms. Victoria Phillips, the food service manager, as soon as possible. Only one application is needed per household. Read story on how to apply online...Varnett has released its 2016-17 school supply list. Please click on the "Parents" tab on the home page and scroll down..Job openings for certified teachers. Go to "Join Our Team" on the home page for application form..Varnett to offer Accelerated Bridge Program for qualifying students! See story on home and/or campus pages for details.

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Varnett's 2016-17 academic calendar has been posted on our website. Go to the "Parents" tab at the top of the home page and drop down to the calendar. It also is available below:
Classes are from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. weekdays

The following holidays are:
Thanksgiving, November 21-25, 2016
Winter Break, December 19, 2016 - January 2, 2017
MLK Day, January 16, 2017
Spring Break, March 13-17, 2017
Spring Holiday, April 14, 2017
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Last day of first semester
Date: 12/16/2016
Winter break
Date: 12/19/2016
Winter break
Date: 12/20/2016
Winter break
Date: 12/21/2016
Winter break
Date: 12/22/2016


Varnett Inc. Board

  • Mr. Warner Evin, President
  • Ms. Carolyn Scantlebury, Secretary
  • Dr. Margaret Stroud

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Matthew Plummer
  • Dr. Edgardo Colon
    Vice President
  • Mr. Clarence White III
  • Mrs. Marcia Johnson
  • Mr. Ward S. Gray
  • Dr. Margaret Stroud
    (non-voting member)

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Parent volunteers add value to student learning (Video)

Ms. Cheryl Smith is a familiar face at the Southwest Campus. She is the mother of two children at The Varnett Public School and took the time at the Southwest fall carnival Saturday to explain why she is committed to volunteering. At right is Mrs. Cheyne Brown, campus director of Southwest Pre-K.

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