HAIS Weekly Newsletter

February 27-March 3, 2023

Peek at the Week

Monday, February 27, 3:30-5:00: Girls Soccer Practice

Tuesday, February 28, 3:30-4:30pm: Debate (Rm 113)

Tuesday, February 28, 3:30-5:00pm: Boys Soccer Practice

Wednesday, March 1, 3:30-4:30pm: Interact (Rm 132)

Wednesday, March 1: Deadline for CIEE Scholarship Application submission

Wednesday, March 1, 4:30-7:00: HAIS vs SECHS @ Mason 5

Thursday, March 2, 3:30-4:30pm: Debate (Rm 113)

Thursday, March 2, 3:30-5:00: Girls Soccer Practice

Friday, March 3: Report Card Day

Friday, March 3, 7:50-11:38: TELPAS (Reading/Writing)

***There are no after school activities on Fridays***


Mar 13-17: Spring Break


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

Þ 2022-2023 HAIS Tutorial Calendar is now available! View here.

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.

Student Services

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HCC Information


HCC FERPA Forms allow professors and parents to communicate once and only if students turn completed forms.

The first form is the notary form. This form is used when students are unable to be in person at the HCC Campus Registration Office. Once complete, students submit the form to HCC. Students/parents should submit the completed Notary form to their Grade Level Dean.

Gomez- 9/10

Devaney- 11/12

The second form, the FERPA Release Form, is the traditional form used in non-Covid times. Students complete this form in person at the HCC Campus Registration Office.

HCC Forms can be found here.

Helpful HCC Resources

Want to know how to log into your Canvas? What do you do if you have trouble accessing your HCC Email? How do you register for academic services?

Check out our HCC Resources page here.


STUDY ABROAD/Travel Abroad

Follow @HAISstudyabroad on Twitter and Instagram and check out our updated website for more information on upcoming deadlines. Don't miss out on your chance to see the world!

Congratulations to the following students that were accepted and received a scholarship from CIEE:

6 total applications submitted R1

$28,476 scholarship dollars offered

Helen Repass

Dior Bowie

Juliana Escalante

Kristal Romero

Jasmin Trujillo

JhauRiel Perkins

Breaking News: CIEE has extended their deadline!!

Check out their High School Summer Abroad programs here and begin your application for a wonderful adventure. The deadline to submit your scholarship application is March 1, 2023.
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Ms. Swearer, Ms. Rancifer, and Ms. Alderete: they were so helpful in the production of the BHM celebration.

- Ms. Diallo

Ms. Paredes: Through hard work she scored the last 80 copies in America of a fantastic, award-winning nonfiction graphic novel for next year's 9th graders!

- Ms. Bolles

Ms. Swearer, Ms. Kala, Ms. Shepard: Thank you to the winners of the first HAIS Chili Cook Off

- Ms. Alderete

Submit your Shout Out for next week's newsletter.

Class of 2023 Highlights



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