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Health Careers High School, July 25, 2022

Prep Days

It's coming fast!!

August 9th:

Seniors--8:30 - 10:30 AM

Juniors--10:30 - 12:30 PM

August 10th:

Sophomores--8:30 - 10:30 AM

Freshmen--10:30 - Approximately 2:30

Ninth Graders will complete Prep Day activities and then be assigned to rooms to join different groups for camp activities. Freshman Camp is an opportunity to learn about preparing for the first week of school and being successful at Health Careers High School. Upperclassmen mentors will be on hand to assist students with lockers, planning and other team building.


This is such a great opportunity to get involved with the school and show your support. Seniors who join PTSA also qualify to apply for scholarships!

You will be able to purchase the shirts at Prep Days!

Band Camp Team Building

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Madeleine Nanez 17th birthday on Canyon Lake with HCHS friends. Happy Birthday, Madeleine!


Any athlete planning to tryout for Swim, Tennis or Cross Country must have completed a physical on the NISD Physical Form prior to tryouts. Please use the following link to access proper paperwork.

Please contact the Coach of your sport with further questions.

Cross Country

Cross Country will begin Captains practice on July 25 @7:00am at OP Schnabel Park. Meet by the basketball courts. Official practice will begin August 8th at 6:30am at HCHS. You should be in ore-season mode running for mileage. You must be able to run 3 miles without stopping on Monday August 8th. For more information Questions/concerns contact Coach Turner at


Tryouts August 3rd & 4th at the 1604 pool 7:00-9:00am. Please contact Coach Scofield with questions/concerns @


August 4th-Freshmen only. Evaluation- Time to turn in Forms and ask questions

August 8th-10th All grades must attend all 3 days of tryouts. Boys 4:00-6:30, Girls 6:00-8:30. Tryouts will be held at the Northside Tennis Center in Helotes. Contact Coach Luna with questions/concern @

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Ms. Shinde's son, with her in the background, finally made it to India this summer where he met her husband's family! He LOVED riding on the motorcycle
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Ms. Shinde loved wearing traditional Indian dress.

The Office of District 8 Councilman Manny Pelaez Hosting a 2022 Back to School Bash

The annual Back to School Bash will be on Saturday, August 6 at Pre-K 4 SA North (3635 Medical Dr.) from 9 AM to noon.

In addition to giving away backpacks and supplies, we will also have a limited number of bike helmets for kids this year.

Families can also expect free dental screenings (no appointment necessary), no-cost COVID-19 vaccines and boosters (ages 6 months and older), and vaccines required for 7th graders and college students.

The San Antonio Food Bank will also be handing out free snack packs.

As usual, we’ll have fun and games, a DJ, and treats.

Additionally, on Tuesday, August 26 at the Igo Library. We will be hosting a free CPR and stop the bleed class for neighbors.

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Christian Olmeda, incoming freshman, having fun at South Padre Island with family.
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Adela Orozco, senior, and her sister, Elena (former HCHS student) enjoying Italy!
From top-Pompeii, Milan, and Venice.
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Karyme Flores and her sister went to the TXT (tomorrow x together) concert in Sugarland, Texas!
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Katelin Stickles's visited her grandparents in Greece.