HSoC Weekly Update

September 12-16, 2022

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Quote of the Week

“Be more intentional about the direction we allow our minds to go. Meaning, when you catch yourself thinking negatively, STOP. REDIRECT to something positive.”

Eric Thomas

Recent Graduates

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Tutoring Starts this Week!

Per Senate Bill 149/463 Requirements. You’re required to attend tutoring throughout the year until you test and pass the E.O.C. (End of Course Exams).

See the below schedule for Dates and Times.

The tutoring Schedule is:

English I & II - Mrs. Sonia Ruiz- Hardister (sruiz@WISD.org) Tuesday at 12:15

History – Mr. Jeffery Saldivar - ( jsaldivar@wisd.org ) Thursday's at 9:30

Algebra - Mr. James Gilbert - (jgilbert@wisd.org) Wednesday at 10:45

Science - Mrs. Bertha Franco - (bfranco@wisd.org) Monday at 10:25

Please note tutoring is required, for any student needing to take an E.O.C. in the corresponding subject area.

Failure to attend tutoring in preparation for state exams may result in a lack of preparation and non-graduation. Students are required to attend all tutoring sessions (s).

Ellis County College & Career Fair

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College and Career Fair

Wednesday, Sep. 21st, 6-8pm

2000 Civic Center Lane

Waxahachie, TX

Please use this link to register in advance: https://www.wisd.org/Page/1254


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Lincoln Tech’sCampus visit and Presentation

Tuesday, Sep. 13th, 10:30am

55 Northgate Drive

Waxahachie, TX

Campus visit and Presentation

Lincoln Tech’s campus in Grand Prairie, TX specializes in career training in the Automotive and Skilled Trades industries. Learn through hands-on practice as you gain knowledge from top instructors who show you how to work with modern-day machines and tools in our on-site auto shop, manufacturing lab, HVAC facilities, diesel bays and more @ HSoC September 13, 2022


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

LIFE ON YOUR TERMS - Best Motivational Speech (Eric Thomas)