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Schools Look To House System To Promote ...

High school can give you a headache. There are college classes and everyone in a social clique. Staff at Bishop Lynch High School wanted to help. “We have a plan for today. Go for it. Blindfolded and everything today, guys,” said teacher Pam Price. Twice a week, students meet with their Mentor Group, an assigned […]

Sonoma Elementary Students Slip Into Sch...

LAS CRUCES – With a roaring ceremony rallying the spirit of the school and camaraderie at all levels, students and staff at Sonoma Elementary School launched a new house system on Friday morning. On Friday, each student was randomly assigned a membership in one of six houses, each with a corresponding color and coat of […]

Irving School in District 87 looks to a ...

On paper, Marcus Brown is a fifth grader at Irving Elementary School in West Bloomington. But he has another much cooler title: Leader of the Black House of Altruism, the House of Donors. Like something “Harry Potter”, Marcus’ school is the first in Bloomington-Normal to fully embrace a house system. Students are assigned to one […]

Waynesboro School Uses ‘Harry Potter’ St

WAYNESBORO – Posters and papers with pops of purple, green, yellow and blue, some featuring bulldogs with names like Ambitious Alexandria and Benevolent Brutus, line the halls of Westwood Hills Elementary School. The students are excited about the school’s new house system, and their enthusiasm is evident in their art, said Westwood Hills vice-principal Jennifer […]

New ‘house system’ to be implemented at

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 / 7:58 AM EDT / Update: Sep 13, 2019 / 7:58 AM EDT Pitt County Schools WINTERVILLE, NC (WNCT) – This Friday, staff at Ridgewood Elementary School will introduce students to a new “home system” designed to provide more support for students within the school. On Friday, September 13, students will […]

Crockett Elementary adopts the Harry Pot...

A children’s version of the hip-hop song “My House” sounded in the cafeteria at Crockett Elementary School Thursday morning, and teachers encouraged the first graders sitting in a line on the floor to swing their arms to the beat. . The students were waiting their turn to spin a large wooden wheel attached to the […]

CIS Launches New Year of Home System – T

By JOYANNA LOVE / Senior Editor Clanton Middle School celebrated the return of the house system with a ceremony on August 29 to divide third-graders and all new fourth- and fifth-graders into one home. Program coordinator Lisa Brown said each of those students took the stage to unwrap their t-shirts that would reveal the house […]

How a Harry Potter-style ‘house system’

GLEN ALLEN, Virginia – It’s nothing but a great time to learn at Greenwood Elementary School in Henrico. All thanks to a Harry Potter style house system. A game changer in the way students have interacted with each other and their teachers this school year. “We haven’t really known each other since the start of […]

Symsonia Elementary initiates the house ...

On Friday morning, the gymnasium at Symsonia Elementary School buzzed with impatience as students, faculty and staff gathered to launch a new home system designed to create a team mentality within their school. Similar to the sorting system featured in the Harry Potter series, the school’s students were divided into five houses – Briga, Jasiri, […]

Lake Canyon House System Improves Campus...

No, it’s not Hogwarts, but Lake Canyon Elementary School has introduced an enchanting new way to motivate students and encourage cooperation, good behavior and academic excellence reminiscent of the famous fictional school of witchcraft. . At the start of the year, students were spread across one of six schools, and even in its first year, […]