HSoC Weekly Update

November 14-18, 2022

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Recent Graduates

GRADUATION PACKAGES - Jostens

Below is the link for students to order their cap/gown and announcements.

The contact for Jostens is below for any additional questions.


WAXAHACHIE HS OF CHOICE - GRADUATION PACKAGES - Jostens


https://www.jostens.com/apps/catalog/gradPackage.mvc?customerId=2067733&customerName=Waxahachie-Hs-of-Choice&catalogOsr=GRAD_PROD_HS_SENIOR_CUSTOMER_CATALOG&catalogName=Graduation&categoryOsr=PACKAGES&pubCatId=1855855437&requestedView=BEST



Mike Humphreys
Jostens
2016 E. Randol Mill Ste 401
Arlington, TX. 76011
817-461-6837

mike.humphreys@jostens.com

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E.O.C. Testing Dates

Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 8am to Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 11:30am

55 Northgate Drive

Waxahachie, TX

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!


More information

The following dates are essential for students considered completers ( not yet graduates).



Testing Dates….

Dec 6 (Tues) - EI (English 1)

Dec 7th (Wed) - A1 (Algebra 1)

Dec 8th (Thurs)- E2 (English 2)

Dec 9th (Fri)- BI (Biology)

Dec 13th (Tues)- US (U.S. History)


We should have the results (Preliminary Results) by January 9th.

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History Tutoring Resumes

Thursday, Nov. 17th, 9:15am

55 Northgate Drive

Waxahachie, TX

History Tutoring resumes this Thursday. Those students that took the Interim Assessment and Masters and possibly meets on the interim U.S. history test during the week of November 7-11 will be notified IF they still to attend tutoring.



All students are required to continue to attend tutoring unless Dr. Benskin Director of Alternative Learning approves. Those students that are approved with be notified the week of November 17 2022.



All students needing to take an E.O.C. Exam plan ahead now for the E.O.C Test. Make arrangements with work schedules and rides and plan to be in attendance for a minimum of two hours on testing day.


See the testing schedule above.

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Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA)

Thursday, Dec. 15th, 8am

55 Northgate Drive

Waxahachie, TX

Planning on College in January? Need to Take TSI?

More information

High School of Choice students have an opportunity to take the TSI (Texas Success Initiative) test at HSOC campus on Thursday, December 15th at 8:00 a.m. for free. This opportunity also applies to students who have graduated or completed their coursework this fall semester. The TSI is utilized to assess college readiness. For more information, the link to the Navarro TSI assessment page can be found here: https://www.navarrocollege.edu/testing-center/tsi-assessment.html. There is also a list of exemptions for taking the TSI located on the Navarro link. Free practice tests for the TSI are located here: https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students/prepare-for-accuplacer/tsia-texas-success-initiative-assessment.


To sign-up to take the December TSI at HSOC please complete the following google form: https://forms.gle/1JvQVPK6CHmbYX9Z6


If you have any questions please reach out to Erica Scott – HSOC Counselor, escott@wisd.org, 972-923-4695.

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Thanksgiving Break

During this time of year, we want to express gratitude for your consistent efforts to ensure that you taking care of your needs to be eligible for graduation in 2023! The standards that are set are high and thankfully you as students continue to meet them. We wish that you and your families experience good health and fortune and an extremely Happy Thanksgiving!



Students Return to School November 28, 2022

High School of Choice (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

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