HP Parent Newsletter

February 2023


Our mission is to foster an environment to nurture individuals academically, socially, and emotionally so that they are prepared to tackle academic challenges and become productive members of a global society.


We aim to develop well-rounded and thoughtful students prepared to cope with a changing and globalized world.

Visit our website for important updates and information

Parent Information

Progress Report Grades

Progress report grades are available to view on the parent portal. Login to view your child's 6 week progress report grades of the 3rd 9 weeks. Visit the link below to access the parent portal.

Quarter 3 Exams & Mock Testing

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Health Professions Enrollment is currently OPEN!

Our campus open enrollment is open! Please see the flier below for more information.

Enrollment is still open for all who want to apply for the 2023-2024 school year that are not ! Click on the link below to apply.

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Health Professions Spring Open House

Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 6-8pm

South Texas ISD Health Professions, 700 Med High Dr, Mercedes, TX 78570

Health Professions will be hosting an open house for all of our students and parents on Tuesday, February 21st from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Purchase your Yearbook!

The last day to purchase a yearbook is March 1st. No extra copies will be ordered after this date. Get yours now!


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Reduce Stress Student Lunch & Learn

All Health Professions students will be invited to attend a group session to learn about stress management on February 8, 2023 during student lunch periods. We encourage your child to attend. Invitations will be sent out to all students for this event.
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Clubs and Activities

HOSA Announcements

In preparation for our HOSA Area 7 Spring Leadership Conference, our 7 HOSA chapters are sponsoring a HOSA Spirit Week. Show support for our competitors by participating. HOSA members participating each day will be placed in a raffle to win HP/HOSA merch!

It’s time for the HOSA Area 7 Spring Leadership Conference! This year Health Professions has 120 competitors traveling to Corpus Christi to showcase their projects, speeches and skills related to health occupations. SLC will be held on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18th. Good luck to all our competitors. We are proud of you! Parents of HOSA competitors: please download a copy of our rules and regulations letter below.

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BPA Announcements

Health Professions BPA competed on January 12 and 13 at STC in Weslaco. They competed in many events ranging from a wide variety of fields such as Finance, Business Management & Marketing, Health Administration, and Digital Communication & Design. We are so proud of their hard work! Advancing to the State Level of competition are the students listed below. And, in addition to our competitors, Health Professions can proudly boast about the outgoing Area 2 Region 3 President, Frances Pepito and of the incoming Present, Alfia Bilal!
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Chess Club

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Class of 2024

  • Please join our class remind for information and updates - @h23edhk
  • Class dues for Junior year will be $25. We will let you know through remind when and where payments will be taken.
  • Our first fundraiser this year will be a candy sale. Juniors will be required to sell one box of candy to raise funds toward our Senior Prom. Join our class remind for more updates.

Class of 2025

  • If you are in our Class of 2025, please join the remind code to obtain important updates and information!
  • Remind Code: @3f6dbk7

Class of 2026

  • If you are in our Class of 2026, please join the remind code to obtain important updates and information.
  • Join the Class of 2026 Remind: Remind Code: @hp2026
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Counselor's Corner

TSI Testing

TSI Testing will take place on Thursday, February 9th. There are only 40 slots available, and it is on a first come first served basis.

Four hours needs to be taken on Edgenuity for students to be admitted to test.

ACT & SAT Testing

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Athletics Corner

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