Weekly Update HSoC

September 19- 23

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Quote for the Week

“Lord, please do this ... or do something better!”

Priscilla Shirer

Recent Graduates

HSoC and Going Merry

HSoC utilizes Going Merry to assist students/parents in searching for scholarships for College or Trade School. Look for thousands of active scholarships on our website (GoingMerry), at any given time. You can download a spreadsheet of our October scholarships here, Or check out just ten of the offerings here:

1

Texas Women Empowerment Scholarship Provider: Pruett Family / Bold.org
Amount: $2,000
# of winners: 2


2

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) Provider: Texas Armed Services
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: 2


3

GSF Scholarship for Nursing (Fall) Provider: Good Samaritan Foundation (TX)
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: Varies


4

Heisman High School Scholarship Provider: Acceptance Insurance
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: 100


5

Golden Door Scholarship Provider: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Varies
# of winners: Varies


6

NSHSS Foundation Business & Public Policy Scholarship Provider: National Society of High School Scholars
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: 1


7

Expand Your Horizons Scholarship Provider: Ben Schneider / Bold.org
Amount: $2,000
# of winners: 1


8

"$$$ Isn't Everything" Scholarship Provider: Ben Schneider / Bold.org
Amount: $500
# of winners: 1


9

The Easiest Scholarship Ever Provider: Going Merry
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: 1


10

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Provider: Dr. Pepper / Scholarship America
Amount: $100,000
# of winners: Varies



See Counselor: Ms. Erica Scott for more information: Erica Scott escott@wisd.org

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College Career Fair

Wednesday, Sep. 21st, 6-8pm

2000 Civic Center Lane

Waxahachie, TX

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

Suicide Awareness- Parent Night

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Suicide Awareness- Parent Night

Monday, Sep. 26th, 6:30pm

275 Indian Drive

Waxahachie, TX

Make plans to attend this parent awareness program for suicide prevention, refreshments will be provided.

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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

CLEAR YOUR MIND -- Motivational Speech (Eric Thomas)