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The HATT Insider - April 2019

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April 2019 

Mark Your Calendars!

10th Annual Rosehill Neighborhood Celebration
Saturday, April 27th - 11 am 2 pm
Tiger Stadium @Grim Memorial Park

Come out and celebrate the continuing success of OUR Neighborhood!

For more information please contact Tarisha Duson at 903-838-8548 Ext. 106

Housing Authority of Texarkana, Texas
1611 N. Robison Rd.
Texarkana, TX 75501
Main #903-838-8548
FAX #903-223-0741
TDDY #903-832-3976

Put This On Your Calendar

Summer Day Camp
June 10th -8 am-5 pm Sports Leagues 6-8 pm

What We Offer:
Character Leadership, DIY STEM, Reading & Math, Sports Programs, 5 on 5 Flag Football, COED Soccer, Triple Play, Brain Gain, Health & Fitness, Money Matters, The Arts

Registration Begins
April 3rd, 2019 -10-3:30, 4-6
Summer Fee: $50 per Child (limit 100 participants)
Ages 6-14 Welcome -2300 Buchanan Rd. Please call 903-838-1446 for More Info

RoseHill Reunion Block Party
Music, Dance, Food, Refreshments, Family Fun
April 6th, 12-3pm @ Pecan Ridge Community Center 2210 West 15th Street
Westlawn Elementary Students & Families
Chili Pie Chat & Chew!
5:15 pm Food & Activities 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Enjoy a FREE Frito Pie & Fun Activities that will help your family learn about Habit #5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood.
Family Participation Certificates Awarded

Upcoming Community Events
View online at

The RoseHill Neighborhood Network Center and Otis C. Williams Multicultural Museum
2220 West 15th Street, Texarkana, TX
Mon - Fri: 9 am - 5 pm / 903-255-7738

  • Monday Connections: Join us once a month for FREE computer skill sessions.
  • Free Career Closet: Do you need an outfit for a job interview or a career fair? Do you have a new job, but need help with proper clothing attire until payday?
  • Free Computer Tutorials: For you to use at your own pace (computer basics, work and career, Photoshop, Microsoft)

1st Choice Pregnancy Resource Center
602 Main Street, Texarkana, TX 75501

Get Your Fresh Employment Jumpstart with Job Searching and Job Application Assistance at the Rosehill Neighborhood Network Center (NNC) located at 2220 W. 15th Street, 903-255-7738. Free One-On-One Individual Help Available with Resumes, Job Searches, and Completing Job Application!
Monday, April 8th - 9:30 -10:30 am

Free Baby & Toddler Care Classes
Join us at Pecan Ridge, 2210 West 15th Street, for classes on Wednesdays and Fridays @ 1pm! All classes are free to any parent with a child under 3 years of age!
Earn Baby bucks every class to spend at the Baby Boutique located inside 1st Choice Pregnancy Center!
Receive a new car seat or highchair booster seat after the completion (6 classes) of Baby or Toddler Care! Receive a Goody Bag at each class full of baby items!
Feel free to call 1st Choice PRC if you have any questions:

Westlawn Elementary School Dates to Remember!

Keep an eye out in your community and in your mailbox for posters and post cards with more specific information, or contact Amberly Shaw, Family Engagement Specialist, at Westlawn for more information at 903-223-4252 or email

April 4th - Chili Pie Chat & Chew Family Night - Doors Open at 5:15 pm Food and Activities from 5:30 - 6:30 pm

April 9th - 4th Grade Writing STAAR Test/5th Grade Math STAAR Test

April 10th - 5th Grade Reading STAAR Test

April 12th - 5th Grade Field Trip to Tyler Zoo

April 17th - Spring Group Pictures


April 22nd - 26th BOOK FAIR

April 24th - (During Regular Lunch Times) Leaders' Lunch, By Invitation Only, For students meeting criteria during 5th 6 weeks.

April 25th - 5th 6 weeks Awards Assemblies - 5th Grade 8:30 - 9:15 am, 3rd Grade 10:00 - 10:45 am, 4th Grade - 2:00 - 2:45 pm

April 27th - Saturday - Visit our "7 Habits Midway" at the Rosehill Neighborhood Celebration - Hosted by Westlawn, Theron Jones, and Dunbar Elementary 11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Tiger Stadium at Grim Park
FREE! Enjoy games, food, music and more!

HATT Executive Staff
Antonio Williams, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jackie Otto, Chief Operating Officer
Tarisha Duson, Director of Admin. Services
Ronnie Odom, Manager of HCV Programs
Jimmy Castle, Manager of Information Technology
Theo Nyamasvisva, Controller
Bill Edwards, Director of Construction Management and Moderni zation

2019 Board of Commissioners
Mrs. Melva Flowers, Chairman
Mr. Bruce Powers, Vice Chairman
Mrs. Jo Ann Rice Mr. Craig Manning Rev. Louie B. George Mrs. Mae Hamilton Dr. Linda Nolen