HSoC Weekly Update

April 12-16, 2021


“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you’re willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” —Lou Holtz

Graduation Information

Graduation will be May 21, 2021, at Lumpkins Stadium. Whether or not COVID Safety Protocols are in effect for large gatherings will impact numbers. Currently, we are looking at at least 50% occupancy, which would approximately be 8 tickets for each Graduate. However, this may be modified, no determination has been made yet. Updates will continue to be provided via email, with this same medium (Weekly Update) of communication
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Question and Answer for the Class of 2021

Q: I missed Cap and Gown Pick-Up what do I do?

A: Items will be brought to the campus as ordered or students may pick u at Josten's address below.

Q: How many graduation tickets do we get?

A: At this time, all seniors will receive a minimum of 5-8 TBD (To Be Determined) by current COVID -19 Protocols and WISD. No Final Determination has been made yet

Q: Are we having Prom?

A: Yes .......

Friday, May 14, 2021

8:00 PM to 12:00 PM-midnight

Ticket cost: $90 each

Non-WISD Scholars will not be allowed without being PRE APPROVED

Q: I haven't ordered my cap and gown; What do I do?


If you are still needing to order your custom school announcements, cap and gown, and other graduation/celebration accessories please go to www.goldengraduation.com

Q: Do I have to order a cap and gown?

A: Yes, if you plan on participating in the graduation ceremony.

Note: Orders from Jostens that are not picked up before April 21st may be in jeopardy of being resold. Jostens Hours are Mon - Thurs 10-5. If you still have a balance you will need to bring cash, as that is the only form of payment to be accepted this close to graduation.

Mike Humphreys


2016 E Randol Mill Rd., Suite 401

Arlington, TX 76011

(817) 461-6837

Tutoring & E.O.C. Exams

Required- End of Course Exams and Tutoring

EOC tutoring has already started – Please mark these dates on your calendars

The History E.O.C. (End of Course) Exam is May 4, 2021.

The Algebra E.O.C. (End of Course) Exam is on May 5, 2021

The Biology E.O.C. (End of Course) Exam is on May 6, 2021.

Tutoring for E.O.C Exams

Mrs. Hardister (English) will be tutoring during her conference on Tuesdays.

Mr. Hughes (History) will be tutoring on Thursday during his conference.

Mrs. Franco (Biology) will be tutoring on Thursday during her conference.

Mr. Gilbert (Math) will be tutoring on Wednesday during his conference.

Teachers are directed to keep attendance during tutoring; doing so will provide the needed documentation for Senate Bill 149/463.

It is our sincere hope and desire that none of you need to utilize this insurance policy

( Senate Bill [SB] 149/463) for graduation, however, it is better to have it and not need it than to not have it at all!

Tutoring Times- See Mrs. Cunningham. Please remember E.O.C. Tutoring is mandatory for Senate Bill 463

Note: APEX Tutorials need to be completed before you take your EOCs.

Universal Technical Institute

The largest technical college in the country that trains for the automotive/transportation industry, will be at the High School of Choice on Thursday, April 15, at 11:00 AM. They teach Auto, Diesel, Collision Repair, Welding, and CNC machining. They are bringing a trailer/truck with them, and they will do a live engine demonstration. We invite all graduates and current students to attend if you are interested in attending UTI.


What is Waxahachie 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.

Our Vision

Waxahachie ISD will support and empower our community of learners for success in the 21st century.

Our Mission

The mission of the Waxahachie Independent School District is to develop through a cooperative effort with the home and community, well-educated, responsible citizens who can excel in a complex world.

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