Week of April 26-30
Quote for the Week
“The paradox of education is precisely this—that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.”
CLASS OF 2021 UPCOMING EVENTS
CLASS OF 2021 BACCALAUREATE
Sunday, May 2nd – SAGU Sheaffer Center – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, May 14th – 8:00 pm -midnight – The Hamptons Event Center, 196 N. I35E, Red Oak, TX 75154
Wednesday, May 19th – 6:30 pm – Waxahachie High School – MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW
Friday, May 21st – 8:30 am – Coleman Junior High Fine Arts Center and Lumpkins Stadium
· Seniors must arrive at the Coleman JH FAC at 8:30 am.
· Park in the back parking lot and enter through the back doors of the FAC
· We will do a complete run-through for the ceremony that night.
· THIS IS A MANDATORY PRACTICE FOR ANY SENIOR WHO IS WALKING.
WHS CLASS OF 2021 GRADUATION CEREMONY
Friday, May 21st – 8:00 pm – Lumpkins Stadium
· Arrive at Coleman Junior High Fine Arts Center PROMPTLY at 6:00 pm. Park in the Coleman JH parking lot and enter through the back doors of the FAC.
· Check in at the table and get a dress code check.
· Proceed to the FAC and find the seat with your name. DO NOT switch names on seats as this is the order of procession
· Seniors will graduate in the following order: Top 10, Student Council, alphabetical.
· Seniors will be transported from Coleman to the stadium on school buses. You will line up at the north end of the stadium and proceed to your seats at the designated time.
· At the conclusion of the fireworks show, seniors will proceed in reverse alpha order to the south end of the stadium and out to the parking lot. Buses will NOT transport back to Coleman.
· Pictures will not be allowed on the field before or after graduation. All seniors will exit the stadium following the fireworks.
· You must be in the dress code. Any senior not in the dress code will not be allowed to walk. The dress code is below.
· You are NOT allowed to decorate your cap. Anyone with a decorated cap will not be allowed to walk.
· Masks are at student and parent discretion.
· Cell phones will be dark, silent, and out of sight for the entirety of the graduation ceremony.
· Jostens will be at Coleman with tassels for purchase for $10. Cash only. There will be very limited stock so it will be first-come, first-served.
· Open seating at Lumpkins Stadium. No ticket required. Seating will be first-come, first-served
WHS CLASS OF 2021
GRADUATION DRESS CODE
School dress code policies apply. The following is worn under your graduation robe:
A dress that is no longer than the robe, Dress shoes, NO spike heels
Dress Pants, Dress shoes, Collared shirt, Tie (your choice)
Graduation will be May 21, 2021, at Lumpkins Stadium. There are currently no restrictions on the number of guests allowed to attend the Graduation Ceremony.
End of Course Exams
HSoC About Us
What is Waxahachie High School of Choice?
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.