HAIS Weekly Newsletter

September 20-24, 2021

Peek at the Week

Monday, September 20, 3:30-4:30pm: Theater Collective

Monday, September 20, 3:30pm-5:00pm: Cheer/Dance

Tuesday, September 21, Lunch (Hardtop): Army Recruiter and HCC Admissions Recruiter on campus

Tuesday, September 21, 3:30pm-4:30pm: K-Pop Dance Club, Debate Club

Tuesday, September 21, 3:30pm-5:00pm: Cheer/Dance

Wednesday, September 22, 3:30-4:30pm: K-Pop Dance Club, Theater Collective

Wednesday, September 22, 3:30-5:00pm: Cheer/Dance

Wednesday, September 22, 3:40-4:40pm: Faculty Meeting

Wednesday, September 22, 6:00-7:00pm: 1st Virtual PTO Meeting (Click to Join)

Thursday, September 23, 3:30pm-4:30pm: Interact Club, K-Pop Dance Club, Debate Club

Thursday, September 23, 6:00-7:00pm: 2022 and 2023 Student Summer Travel Info Session (RSVP early for the link)

Friday, September 24: Deadline for Senior Internship approval.


Þ Vaccination Cards: Please forward a copy of your vaccine card to Nurse Shioura via email and add the student(s)' name in the subject line.

Þ Parents/Guardians: All parents should log into the Parent Portal and ensure that contact information including emails are correct.

Þ Parents/Guardians: Beginning of the Year forms are needed. This can be done in the PARENT portal in HISD connect https://www.houstonisd.org/PSC. If you need assistance locating the forms, please check out this youtube video https://youtu.be/22u9AS0OibA. Please complete all forms ASAP! **The Socioeconomic Form is the most important and directly impacts our campus budget. Please reach out if you have questions or concerns about this section. If you require further assistance or need help accessing your account, please email jwilli56@houstonisd.org.

Þ Call for Donations: Help show support of HAIS faculty and staff with our Fri-YAY Treat program. Sign up to show your appreciation.

Þ Summer Student Travel Opportunity: Save the date for the upcoming Summer Student Travel Virtual Info meeting on Thursday, September 23, 6pm. RSVP to receive the link. Contact Ms. Alderete with any questions ealderet@houstonisd.org.

Þ Juniors: Apply for the NASA High School Aerospace Scholars (HSA). More information can be found on the NASA website. Deadline to apply is October 21, 2021, 2pm (CDT).

Þ HAIS Student Council: 2021-2022 HAIS Student Council Leadership Interest Kick-Off starts now! Please complete the interest form if you would like to serve your HAIS Community on the specular Student Council of Leaders now by 9/21/21- https://forms.gle/PDuo5SdbGaNKKkhG8

Þ Sophomores/Class of 2024: Sophomore students, If you are interested in being apart of the Class of 2024 planning and fundraising committee please email Mr. Smith at jeremy.smith@houstonisd.org

Þ Seniors: All seniors must have an in-person Internship finalized. No exceptions.


Review the Homework and Assignment Tracker to check in with your students’ academic progress, see their weekly learning objective, and note any important class announcements. Navigate through the tabs at the bottom of the page to view different subject areas. If you have questions about a particular assignment, please contact the teacher.


Þ Reminder: SAT/PSAT School Day Testing October 13, 2021

Þ September 20th & 21st: Our Assigned Army Recruiter will be on campus with a table set up on the hardtop during lunch, and an HCC Admissions Recruiter will be on campus with a table set up on the hardtop during lunch.

Þ September 30: A College Admissions representative from Stephen F. Austin University will be on campus to talk with Seniors. He will also be set up on the hardtop for underclassmen to obtain brochures and information.


Follow @HAISstudyabroad on Twitter and Instagram and check out our updated website for more information on upcoming deadlines and programs that may interest you.




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Accepting Interact Club Officer Applications

Interact Club is now accepting Officer Position applications. Please see Ms. Alderete for more information. The deadline is Weds, Sept 22.
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