Eagle Newsletter

April 19-23, 2021

Vision Statement: Every student will engage in a rigorous and integrative health science curriculum guiding them to make innovative 21st century contributions.

Mission Statement: In order to prepare students for the careers of tomorrow, we will provide them with engaging health science experiences through cooperative learning and technological integration.

Core Values: Community, Accountability, Respect, Empathy

2020-2021 Goal: By the end of the 2020-2021 School Year, 90% of our students will meet their growth progress measure in Mathematics, Science, ELA & Social Studies.

Big picture
Big picture

Patricia Ortiz

Big picture

6th grade: Jovanny Cruz

7th grade: William Davis

8th grade: Natasha Linscomb

Big picture

Parent and Family Engagement Survey, 2020–2021

The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Your feedback is anonymous. For your voice to be heard, you must submit this survey on or before May 7, 2021. If you need assistance in completing this survey, please reach out to Mrs. Salazar at via email at hsalaza2@houstonisd.org or 713-226-4543.

La encuesta le tomará unos 10 minutos, y sus aportes son anónimos. Para que su voz cuente, debe enviar la encuesta sobre su escuela a más tardar el 7 de mayo de 2021.

Special Education Parent Summit

Join Houston ISD SPED Department on April 24 for the 2021 Special Education Spring Virtual Parent Summit! Get access to learning sessions, opportunities to connect with representatives from the Office of Special Education Services, and more. Info: https://bit.ly/SPEDSummit
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Grading Policy

Students enrolled in remote instruction follow the same grading guidelines as in-person instruction.

Daily Grades (Classwork/Participation/Quizzes): 60%

Major Grades (Exams/Tests/Projects): 40%

Grades will be taken during each grading cycle of the 2020-2021 school year. All cycle grades will be used in the calculation of the final average for any class. Final exams will be administered for all high school credit courses.

Big picture

Students who are engaged in daily learning as defined below will be considered “present” and will not be marked absent.

  • Attending LIVE classes via Microsoft Teams.
  • Participation in the HUB, the HISD Learning Management System (LMS) and completion of independent reading and work assignments.
Big picture

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access the HUB?


What is my student's username and password?

Your child's username: Student\S#######
#'s represent your student's ID Number. For example, Student\S1234568. Make sure to use the backslash key and not the regular slash.

Your child's password: XXXXXXXX
X's represent your student's 8-digit birthday. For example, August 10, 2008 is 08102008

Having Trouble?
Please contact the HISD Service Desk Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm.


713 892-7378


Big picture

HISD Connect

The district has a new Student Information System (SIS) for the 2020-2021 school year.

HISD Connect Parent Portal is an online service that allows registered users (i.e., parents and students) to log in to access a variety of student information, see class assignments and school calendars, and even communicate electronically with teachers.

Use: Users can also choose to have an e-mail or text message sent if a child's grades drop below a selected average or is absent or tardy to class.

Information that PSC provides access to includes:

● Period and Daily Attendance

● Class Schedules and Assignments

● Progress Reports

● Report Cards

● Parent and Student Resources

Where to get support:

HISD Technology Service Desk

Phone: 713-892-7378

Email: servicedesk@houstonisd.org

8th Grade High School Application Information

Big picture

Note from our Magnet Coordinator, Ms. Butler

Dear Parents,

If you have any questions about high school applications, please email me at sbutler5@houstonisd.org.


Senta Butler

Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

6th Grade Teacher Contact Information

Big picture

7th Grade Teacher Contact Information

Big picture

8th Grade Teacher Contact Information

Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Join by student Last Name:

6th Grade

A-L: @6ruskal

M-Z: @6ruskmz

7th Grade

A-L: @7ruskal

M-Z: @7ruskmz

8th Grade

A-L: @8ruskal

M-Z: @8ruskmz

Big picture

Please visit our school website at houston isd.org/ruskschool for the most up-to-date information.

Please follow us on our social media pages:

Facebook: BCM Biotech Academy at Rusk

Facebook Parent Group: Eagles Parents of BCM Biotech at Rusk

Twitter: @BCMBiotechRusk

Big picture
Big picture