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Charles Barnhouse
3rd Grade Math & Science Teacher
3rd Grade Team Leader
Lego Club Co-Sponsor
First in Math Club Sponsor
UIL Spelling Sponsor
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This is my 21th year of teaching and my 3rd year in Tomball ISD. I started my teaching career in Spring Branch ISD in 1997 at Buffalo Creek Elementary. After 11 years in Spring Branch ISD I transferred to Spring ISD where I taught for 7 years. I worked at Meyer Elementary and at Winship Elementary while in Spring ISD. I have had a variety of teaching assignments in my career including Kindergarten, K/1 Multi-age, 2nd grade,3rd grade, 4th grade, Special Education pull-out support, and Structured Learning.
In October 2017, my wife and I will celebrate our 18th anniversary. We have two children; Nicholas - 17 years old - a Senior at Westfield High School & Stephanie - 14 years old - a Freshman at Westfield High School - both in Spring ISD.
Our family stays very busy between sports for the kids: Nicholas - golf and swimming & Stephanie - select/travel softball and school softball. In addition to teaching CTE classes at Westfield High School my wife is also the Westfield Girl's Varsity Softball Coach.

Recent Posts

Celebrate Read Across America Week by participating in these great activities! Timber Creek is keeping the FUN in FUNdamentals! 

Timber Creek Math and Science Night is THIS THURSDAY, February 22nd!!

Please download a free QR Reader to your smart device to “FAST PASS” possible lines at the estimation stations and sign in! 

There will be several opportunities to enter to win PRIZES and the class with the highest attendance will win a PIZZA PARTY! 

We are cannot wait for all the fun on Thursday night from 5 pm-7pm! 

Gifted and Talented Spring Testing Window

The Gifted & Talented parent recommendation window for spring testing is now open for students in grades 1 - 5. If interested in testing, please pick up a permission form & parent survey from the front office or send your request for permission forms to sherisims@tomballisd.net.  Deadline for receiving recommendations is March 9th.  Please contact Ms. Sims with questions. Test results will be available in late May. 

TMSCA - Message from Ms. Sims

Is your child interested in joining our Math & Science Team (TMSCA)?  We have an upcoming competition on Saturday, March 24th for 3rd - 5th graders.  Please contact Ms. Sims (sherisims@tomballisd.net) if you are interested in more information about our practice schedule. Here is the registration link to compete in the upcoming tournament:  https://goo.gl/forms/DgGv7WEVAZtfqP7o2

Dear Parents—

We are wrapping up Jump Rope For Heart with the American Heart Association. Thank you so much for helping our campus stay heart healthy and save lives at the same time! If you haven't had a chance to join the squad there's still a little time left to earn the #ScareSquad monsters. Sign up now at www.heart.org/Jump or download the Jump/Hoops App (App Store for iPhone or Google Play for Android).