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Health Careers High School, September 21, 2022

Progress Reports

This Friday marks the end of the 6th week of school. Progress reports will be ready on Monday. Make sure you are passing all of your classes by 4:30 PM on Friday so you do not lose eligibility.

AP Exam Registration

All AP students should expect to take the AP exam in the spring. All exams must be paid for in advance. We will sign up and pay for exams on October 18th in the library from 8:00 to 9:00 AM.


The fee has increased this year:

$40 for each exam

$25 for each for students with free/reduced lunch

$97 for challenging an exam for a class in which the student is not enrolled


Please NOTE: College Board imposes an additional fee of $40 for unused tests

Senior Portraits

PRESTIGE STUDIOS WILL BE ON CAMPUS TAKING SENIOR YEARBOOK PHOTO ONLY


SIGN UP FOR YOUR SENIOR YEARBOOK PICTURE APPOINTMENT IN THE LIBRARY CLASSROOM BY THURSDAY, SEPT. 29. PICTURES WILL BE TAKEN IN THE MEDICAL BUILDING FOYER OCT. 4 (A-DAY) & 5 (B-DAY) FROM 8:30 A.M. TO 2:35 P.M.


FOUR SENIORS PER TIME SLOT EVERY 15 MIN.


THERE IS NO CHARGE TO TAKE YOUR YEARBOOK PHOTO.


THE DRAPE AND TUX ARE PROVIDED BY THE STUDIO.


**GIRLS, WEAR AN UNDERSHIRT THAT YOU CAN PUT THE DRAPE OVER. PEARLS ARE PROVIDED OR YOU MAY WEAR YOUR OWN NECKLACE.


DO NOT SIGN UP FOR A TIME THAT IS DURING A CORE ACADEMIC CLASS.


MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT DURING AN ELECTIVE, STUDY HALL OR OFF-CAMPUS.


For cap and gown and/or casual attire senior photos, please make an appointment with Prestige Studios by going to the website

LOCAL.PRESTIGEPORTRAITS.COM

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Congratulations, Class Officers

Based on your votes placed on Friday, September 16th, here are the 22-23 class officers


For the class of 2026:

Secretary- Lizzie Reilly

Treasurer- Lily Galvan

Vice President- Monika Medrano

President- Rhema Philip

For the class of 2025:

Secretary- Paige Wright

Treasurer- James Gregurich

Historian- Gianna Victoria Gomez

Parliamentarian- Anushka Jain

Vice President- Fatima Alsaffar

President- Helen Lan


For the class of 2024:

Secretary- Diya Bhakta

Treasurer- Leslie-Brice Aminkeng

Historian- Nikaend Kumar Sathyanarayanan

Parliamentarian- Emaan Sarfaraz

Vice President-Siena Skinner

President- Vennela Gayyi



For the class of 2023: This year’s senior class officers are:

Secretary- Layla Abdulbaki

Treasurer- Xander Garza

Historian- Janelle Del Rosario

Parliamentarian- Duaa Malik

Vice President- Paula Reilly

President- Ayumi Vazquez


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ASVAB

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Career Exploration Program is a multi-aptitude test that identifies your strengths and interests, and allows you to explore various career paths, both military and civilian. Scores are not released to United States Military recruiters.

PSAT

Northside 10th and 11th graders will take the College Board Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test, or PSAT, free of charge on Wednesday, Oct. 12th.

For 11th grade students, the PSAT/NMSQT is the route of entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program. Requirements for participation, steps in the competition, and awards offered are explained in the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide and on National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s website at www.nationalmerit.org.


Seniors are encouraged to schedule college visits. Seniors who come to school that day will be able to participate in various activities.

UTHSCSA Opportunities!!

A new enrichment activity, presented after school:


STUDENT TO STUDENT. These interactive sessions will allow high school and college students to gain insight about their futures from current professional students at UT Health. Topics addressed will include how to manage the transition from high school to college to professional school, time management, balancing school life with other interests, and tips for success. These will be offered on the following dates, in the evening from 6-7pm via Zoom.



Is Medical School in your future?

October 19

Meeting ID 282 477 4380

Passcode Students1!



Calling all future nurses!

November 14

Meeting ID 282 477 4380

Passcode Students2!



Making Smiles Happen! Contemplating a Career in Dentistry?

February 13 (2023)

Meeting ID 282 477 4380

Passcode Students3!



Allied Health Careers or Graduate School? Is it for you?

April 17 (2023)

Meeting ID 282 477 4380

Passcode Students4!



Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy Nominee Application Session for Freshmen Students who are applying to the Voelcker Academy. The sessions will discuss what the Voelcker Academy is about and prepare students to submit competitive applications This preparation session is for individual students who seek guidance in essay writing and interview skills prior to submitting their Voelcker Academy application. Sessions must be arranged directly with Ms. Kristen La Porte via email to laporte@uthscsa.edu and may have students from different schools attending; as these will be conducted virtually.

Heads Up for Homecoming

Homecoming will be mid November. We plan to kick off Homecoming week with the dance on Friday, November 4th followed by Homecoming Week on November 7-11.The volleyball game will be on November 10. Moon dimes will be on Friday, November 11. More information will be coming soon!

If you are going to want to have a mum this year, you may want to do your supply shopping now. We have heard that Hobby Lobby and Michael's will begin putting their supplies away or will simply run out toward the end of October.

First Friday--October 7

Start practicing now! Be ready to perform in two weeks! We will include the Google Form to sign up for our 1st First Friday in next week's newsletter.
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