When the Stafford Early Childhood Center Daycare first opened its doors, the four staff members graciously greeted the first eight students and their families with open arms. Opening during the pandemic was a difficult feat that was tackled head-on by the coordinator, Regina Matthews and the daycare staff. The daycare has grown each year since its original opening date.
We are preparing each student to become a critical thinker and an ethical, productive citizen. Our stories are meant to inspire, inform and educate families on happenings throughout the school and district.
Stafford MSD hosted the 3rd Annual Parent University Conference: Building Better Together.
The Parent University Conference is a wonderful opportunity for parents, caregivers, and community members to hear from our wonderful Spartan staff and community organizations on a plethora of topics that will give attendees new tools and information that can be used to support student learning.
SMSD is grateful to all of the wonderful presenters and community organizations who provided invaluable information to all attendees.
A special thanks to Rodeo Dental, NAACP-Houston, Houston Community College, Attack Poverty and Riceland Urgent Care for sharing with our community.
The 2022-2023 Stafford Early Childhood theme is, “SECC, A magical place to be!” The SECC faculty and staff exemplify this theme by providing the best possible experiences for the students, families, and the community as the focus remains to be on whole-child development. With this in mind, the SECC family celebrated the birthday of Mickey and Minnie in acknowledgment of the theme and what it represents for the campus.
On World Diabetes Day 2022, it was no surprise when Jerae Thomas chose to bring awareness and knowledge about diabetes, to the daycare students and district visitors, in honor of one of Stafford Early Childhood Center’s youngest Spartans, her daughter Kori Thomas. Utilizing the national theme of Education to Protect Tomorrow, Ms. Thomas hosted an event at the SECC Daycare, to present a kid-friendly lesson on diabetes followed by a baking activity.
Though students at Stafford Early Childhood Center may be too young to vote in the national election, Principal Hynes and the SECC Faculty and Staff, feel that it is very important that students are exposed to the voting process. Because of this, teachers spoke to students about what voting is, what it means to vote and the importance of voting. This was followed by all SECC students participating in the 2022 SECC Cookie Election.
Stafford Early Childhood Center is proud to partner with PBS Houston to offer parents resources that PBS offers online. This event made the resources that are offered online, available to parents and students through a variety of stations and resources that were made accessible to parents. The stations presented allowed parents to practice ways that they can work with their students in the areas of social-emotional learning, literacy, and math.