Hereford High Virtual Open House

Welcome Class of 2025. Join us for a look at your future.

Hereford High School is a Title 1 school:

Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs Operated By Local Educational Agencies—of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, provides supplemental funding to state and local educational agencies to acquire additional education resources at schools serving high concentrations of students from low-income homes. These resources are used to improve the quality of education programs and ensure students from low-income families have opportunities to meet challenging state assessments.

YOUR HEREFORD HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

PRINCIPAL SAUCEDA

Principal Richard Sauceda. Email: richardsauceda@herefordisd.net

Stacie Jones

2021/2022 Freshman Assistant Principal, Ms. Stacie Jones. Email: staciejones@herefordisd.net

HHS INCENTIVE WEEK

If you meet the following criteria, you will be able end your Fall and Spring semesters a week early. See your assistant principal for more details.
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Hereford Highschool Graduation Requirements

Click above to learn more (music: "Vision & Voice" by Alec Koff)

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PLAN YOUR FUTURE WITH THE HEREFORD HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS' WEBSITE

Our counseling website is full of information that will assist in planning for your first year at HHS. If you have questions about next year, please take time to look at it.

You can learn about:


  • courses offered
  • graduation plans / requirements
  • help in choosing a career
  • planning and paying for college
  • crisis information
  • and much much more

For more information, click here to visit our page.
WHAT A COUNSELOR IS

HEREFORD HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRAR

The HHS Rigistrar is here to help you:


  • Enroll the student once online registration has taken place
  • VOE (Verification of Enrollment)which is necessary for:
Driver's perment


Child Support

DACA/immigration


  • Public Notary
  • Student and Family access for Skyward
  • Updating phone/address changes
  • Withdraw from HHS
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HEREFORD HIGH ATTENDANCE OFFICE

Welcome from the Attendance Office

Office Hours

Before School: 8:00

During your lunch

After School until 4:30


We cannot see students who come to the office during class WITHOUT a valid pass from their current teacher.


We look forward to working with you.


Students: We invite you to patricipate in this important step to becoming an adult by taking responsibility for this issue.

What you need to know about attendance at HHS

  • Attendance will affect your academic record AND your grades.
  • The student is responsible for his/her attendance. Check your attendance regularly.
  • You will have 3 days clear up any absence (parent note, doctor's note, etc).
  • You have 5 days to clear up any absence entered by a teacher by mistake.
  • Only 7 absences can be cleared by a parent note per semester then you MUST have a doctor's note.
  • Be on time to every class. If you are not in the room when attendance is taken, you will be marked absent.
  • You can be marked truant if you leave campus without permission.

Consequences for poor attendance

  • Poor attendance is noted as 9 or more absences in one semester.
  • You will not be able to obtain a VOE for driver's permit if your attendance was considered poor during the previous semester.
  • Excessive unexcused absences will cause you to lose credit for courses and you could be held back or have to take credit recovery.
  • Poor attendance can result in parent conferences, ISS, failure of classes, notification made to the truancy officer, withdrawal from school and charges filed against you and/or your parents in a court of law.
ATTENDANCE MATTERS
HHS BELL SCHEDULES

Click here to see all of our bell schedules. See the Regular Schedule below.

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WELCOME TO THE HHS LIBRARY

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: HHS ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

HHS English Language Arts

The English department invites each student to explore the world of literature in all of its various forms. We celebrate diverse texts and hope to present our students with literature as both a window into the wider world and a mirror that reflects each of our unique personalities.


Graduation requirements: 4 years of English

English Honors Summer Reading Assignment: LORD OF THE FLIES

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HHS Math

Our math department offers a wide variety of math classes. You will be assigned a math class based on your test scores and grades from the previous year. The math department will determine which level you advance to each year.


Graduation requirements:


  • A minimum of 3 credits including Algebra 1 and Geometry.
  • Four years of MATH if you plan to BEGIN at a 4 year university upon graduation (MUST INCLUDE ALGEBRA 2)

HHS Science

All freshman will either be taking Integrated Physics and Chemistry or Biology. Integrated Physics and Chemistry focuses on Chemistry the first semester and Physics the second. Both classes are jam packed with exciting labs and introduce young learners to the world of science.


Graduation requirements:


  • A minimum of 3 credits of science including Biology.
  • Four years of science if you plan to BEGIN at a 4 year university upon graduation

HHS Social Studies

All freshmen are usually enrolled into World Geography which provides the opportunity to examine physical and cultural geography, explain geographical terminology, study the physical settling of the earth, the interaction of physical environments and urban analysis.


Graduation requirements:


  • A minimum of 3 credits including
  • World Geography and or World History
  • US History
  • .5 credit of Government
  • .5 credit of Economics

HHS Spanish

HHS Spanish Department offers:

Spanish 1

Spanish 2

Spanish 3 (Dual Credit)

Special Topics in Language and Culture


Graduation requirements:

2 credits

HHS Fine Arts

HHS offers several different options in the Fine Arts Department including

Art

Choir

Band

Theater


Graduation requirements:

A minimum of 1 credit

HHS Physical Education

There are many opportunities for freshmen to participate in physical education.

PE

Football

Baseball

Basketball

Volleyball

Track / Cross Country

Wresteling

Softball

Tennis

Golf

ROTC

2 Semesters of Marching Band

Graduation requirements:

At least 1 credit

Career and Technology Education (CTE)

Click here for more information.

GET INVOLVED WITH HHS STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

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HHS Cheerleaders and Mascot

Click here to see information on tryouts for 2021/2022 year.

HHS ANCHOR CLUB

Join the anchor club and help out our community. Click here to learn more.

HHS Key Club

Join the Key Club to help others in our community. Click here to learn more.

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

FCCLA is our Family & Consumer Science Student Leadership Organization which allows students the opportunities for learning leadership skills, competing in FCS related competitions and opportunities for travel and collaboration with other FCCLA chapters.


For more information, email Ms. Ogunbodede at sophiaogunbodede@herefordisd.net

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Special Topics/Research

Special Topics/Research class is a select group of students who research assigned topics in history and current events and prepare projects for competition. We also study and prepare for UIL Academic contests, including Social Studies and Current Events. Be prepared to work hard, have fun, and be part of a group that knows what it takes to succeed at the highest levels of academic achievement.


For more information contact Mr. Lamascus at richardlamascus@herefordisd.net

UIL Academics

UIL Academics - The University Interscholastic League offers the most comprehensive program of academic competition in the nation. UIL Academics offers more activities than any other UIL division, with 30 contests at the high school level and 20 A+ Academic contests for grades 2-8. More than half a million students participate in UIL academic contests each year.


For more information contact Ms Womack at samiwomack@herefordisd.net

Herd Theater

Herd Theatre - Herd Theatre offers students the opportunities to explore the various aspects of producing live theatre including acting, stage management, technical theatre, lighting, sound, costumes and makeup.


For more information contact Ms Womack at samiwomack@herefordisd.net

THEATER

BeHerd Speech and Debate

We are the championship competitive speech & debate program! Students compete in various debate competitions throughout the year and learn how to write speeches and arguments, defend their positions, and learn about a variety of topics along the way. Hereford Speech & Debate has a proud history and tradition of excellence including regional, state, and national awards!


For more information contact Ms Witt at melissawitt@herefordisd.net

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Future Farmers of America (FFA)

FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. We focus on leadership skills as well as building connections in the agriculture community. FFA is another opportunity for students to learn where their food, clothing and essentials are produced.


For more information contact Ms Noggler at rebeccanoggler@herefordisd.net

Herd Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine is a hands on program where students can learn and apply first aid skills, taping, travel with teams, competition with other student trainer programs across the state and the potential to earn college scholarships.


For more information contact Ms. Baulch at sarahbaulch@herefordisd.net

What Is An Athletic Trainer?

The Mighty Maroon Band

The Mighty Maroon Band is the largest Spirit Organization on campus and is open to all students that have completed at least 2 years of band at HJH/HPA. We begin the fun in the fall semester with Marching season where we develop our competitive halftime show that is performed at all varsity football games and at our own UIL marching band competitions. During this time students can also develop their individual skills by participating in the All Region Band process. We typically have between 40-50 students make the All Region Band with several of those going on to Area and even All-State! This year we had 5 students make the 4A All-State Band! The Concert season begins after our last marching competition and divides into 3 bands, (Honors/Symphonic/Concert) They perform concerts in the Fall and the Spring semesters which include Concert/Sightreading Evaluations at UIL. Students can also participate in UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest and have the opportunity to advance to a state level at this event as well.This year 32 students qualified for the State level of UIL Solo/Ensemble Contest. Typically the band offers an opportunity for a special Spring Trip, which we are looking forward to getting back to traveling next year. We have been to places like Washington D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, Colorado, Dallas, and San Antonio. Band is FUN!


For more information contact Mr. Hinds at roberthinds@herefordisd.net


Click HERE to see the Mighty Maroon Band.

For more information please contact us.

We look forward to meeting you all next year.

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