HSoC Weekly Update

March 27 - March 31, 2023

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Quote for the Week

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”


Maya Angelou

Recent Graduates

E.O.C.Testing Dates

Tuesday, April 18th, 8am to Thursday, April 27th, 1pm

55 Northgate Drive

Waxahachie, TX

Below are the testing dates for the various subject areas to be tested. as a reminder, if you haven't passed the corresponding exam it is a requirement f you to take that exam. All Students should show up no later than 8:15 on the date of the test.

English I - 4/18/ 2023

English II - 4/20/2023

Algebra I - 5/ 4/2023

Biology - 4/25/2023

History - 4/27/2023

Please contact Ms. Scott @ escott@wisd.org for any additional questions

STAAR Redesign Resources for Parents

The redesign of STAAR and the requirement for students to take the state summative test can stimulate many questions or concerns with parents. Below are resources that we hope parents will find helpful prior to the spring test administration of STAAR that begins April 18, 2023.

What All Parents Should Know About STAAR

This one-pager provides a simple explanation about STAAR for parents.

STAAR 2023 Parent One-Pager

Online Accommodations for Students

This video helps parents understand the robust accommodations available in the online testing platform students will use when taking STAAR.



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HSoC Graduation Ceremony

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High School of Choice (HSoC)

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.

WISD Vision: Our vision is to be a district where innovation thrives and growth is limitless