HSoC Weekly Update

January 24- 28

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Quote for the Week

“I do not take constructive criticism from people who have never constructed anything.”
Eric Thomas

Newest Graduates - CONGRATUALTIONS!!!!!

Important Upcoming Events

Thursday, Jan. 27 – Texas State Technical College presentation at 11:00 in Mrs. Willoughby’s classroom (Students that have graduated or completed coursework are also invited to attend.)

Friday, February 4ASVAB – Call or email Mrs. Cunningham by Wednesday, Feb. 2, if you are interested in taking the ASVAB. Administered at HSOC

Thursday, February 10TSIA2 Administration – High School of Choice – Student will need this test if they are going to a 2 year college (like Navarro), a 4 year college, or a technical school like TSTC. Students need to email or call Mrs. Cunningham by Friday, February 4, if they are interested in taking the test. It tests English/Reading/Writing Skills and Math skills. Mrs. Cunningham will send you an email with details, if you sign up to take the test. Note: To take the TSIA2 one time with us at HSOC is free, but it could cost them up to $40 to take at an institution.

Friday, February 25Ivey Photography will be here to take Senior Photos from 10:00 – 12:00 AM on Feb. 25. You will need to sign up with Mrs. Cunningham and have an appointment time for the photos. Email or call Mrs. Cunningham at 972-923-4695 if you are interested!!

Cap and Gown and Invitation Delivery will be before Spring Break. Not sure of exact day yet. We will call you to pick up your order. Students, please be sure your voicemail is set up on your phone or watch for this phone number – 972-923-4695. If you have not ordered you cap and gown, do that at goldengraduation.com as soon as possible!

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ASVAB Testing -Feb 4, 2022

Friday, Feb. 4th, 8:30am

55 Northgate Drive

Waxahachie, TX

ASVAB Testing Contact. Martha Cunningham- mcunningham@wisd.org

Subtests of the ASVAB:

-General Science

-Arithmetic Reasoning

-Word Knowledge

-Paragraph Comprehension

-Numerical Operations

-Coding Speed

-Auto and Shop Informatin

-Mathematics Knowledge

-Mechanical Comprehension

-Electronics Information

Online study resources:

Exam Description/Practice Test (free)

Study Guides (free)

Union Test Prep (free)

Mometrix Test Prep (free)

Study.com Practice test (free)

Prepare for ASVAB Exams - all in one place (free)

Prom Information


Theme: Fantasy
When: Saturday, April 9, 2022
Where: Globe Life Field in Arlington
Time: 8 pm-midnight
Who: Juniors and Seniors and their guests (must be under 21)

  • Prom tickets are officially on sale now! Tickets are $70 in January and will increase by $10 each month until the day before prom.
  • Purchase tickets online or students may pay with cash or check at WHS with Mrs. Audley in the counselor's suite.
  • If a WHS junior or senior would like to take a guest that is not a current WHS student, a completed Prom Guest Registration Form is required. Submit forms to Mrs. Audley in the counseling suite. Paper forms are also available with Mrs. Audley. See Dr. Benskin or Mrs. Harris for approval. Ticket purchases will not be finalized until this form is filled out and approved.
  • Earn up to two prom tickets with the prom fundraiser. Informational meetings are during Tribe Time on Monday, January 31, and Tuesday, February 1st.
  • All guests are expected to dress appropriately by following the Prom Dress Code on this special night.
  • All HSoC students planning to attend the Prom, send an email to the school with Prom Dress Registration Form in the subject line.
  • Email Kay Parry, WHS prom sponsor, for more details.

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Friday, May 27th, 9pm

200 Indian Drive

Waxahachie, TX

WISD is proud to announce the class of 2022 graduation ceremonies will be held on:

When: Friday, May 27, 2022

Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Lumpkins Stadium

200 Indian Drive

Waxahachie, TX 75165

HSoC - High School of Choice

We are an alternative high school, designed to help at-risk students achieve their goals of high school graduation and beyond. HSoC supports students through rigorous, innovative, and engaging learning experiences. Every student will be empowered to fiercely navigate their world with resilience, purpose, courage, humility, and pride.

Academic Performance and Effort

It is an expectation that all High School of Choice (HSoC) students put forth the effort to reach their maximum potential. Academic excellence is achieved by challenging yourself to improve on every assignment or task you encounter.


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