SCHOOL OBLIGATIONS: All work must be completed, all textbooks returned, lockers cleaned out, and debts cleared prior to graduation practice.
CAPS AND GOWNS: Students may wear any cord awarded to them (not stoles except NHS). The cap, gown, tassel, cords, and stole are yours to keep. After the program, pick up records in the area where you assembled before the ceremony.
Tickets: Each graduate is allotted 12 tickets to graduation. Please turn in any tickets you are not planning to use to Mrs. Ables in the main office. Graduates requesting extra tickets should see Mrs. Ables to be put on a waiting list.
DRESS FOR GRADUATION: (NO EXCEPTIONS, PLEASE).
GIRLS - Cap, gown, stole, black closed-toe dress shoes, white or pastel street length dress -Dresses should not hang below the gown.
BOYS - Cap, gown, stole, dark dress shoes with dark socks, dark trousers, white shirt and tie.
NO SANDALS – NO TENNIS SHOES.Students who are not dressed properly will NOT participate in graduation.
BACCALAUREATE: The baccalaureate service will be held at Grace Evangelical Church on Sunday, May 19th at 1:30 p.m. You and your parents are invited to attend. Caps and gowns will be worn. Students should enter at the far west door facing Wolf River Blvd. and assemble in the fellowship hall by 1:00 p.m.
GRADUATION PRACTICE: Graduation practice will be Thursday, May 23 at 9AM. at Bellevue Baptist Church. Enter from Appling Rd. (west). YOU MUST ATTEND and plan to stay until we are finished. You should wear appropriate school clothes to practice, as we are in a church. PLEASE BE PROMPT. Your Homeroom teacher will have your seating assignment, and it will also be posted on the senior bulletin board. You need to be in your assigned seat at 1:00pm a.m. Allow enough time for travel and getting to your seat.
GRADUATION: The graduation ceremony will be held May 23rd at Bellevue Baptist Church at 7:00 p.m. Be in the designated area at 6:00 p.m. so that the roll can be checked. No parents are allowed in this area. Doors will open for guests one hour prior to the ceremony.
PHOTOGRAPHS: Holland Studios will take pictures of each graduate and contact you regarding the number you wish to purchase.
TRANSCRIPTS: All colleges require a final transcript. Students should sign the Final Transcript Request form and pay $5 to Mrs. Lana in the Guidance Office by the deadline on Friday, May 11. Final transcripts will be mailed the second week of June.
CONDUCT: Graduation is important and serious. The ceremony is one that most of you have anticipated for a long time. We honor each of you for completing the requirements and the preparations for the next stage of your life. Please conduct yourselves in a manner of pride and respect for one another.
PARKING AT BELLEVUE:
Following the graduation ceremony, please meet your graduate in the parking lot at the Northwest church entrance. Graduates will not be allowed to reenter the church facility after the ceremony
Please see the link below for information concerning summer work for Honors and Advanced Placement Classes.
Houston High School has planned our Middle to High School Transition program for your student on Thursday, May 30th from 9:00 to 12:00. We will meet in the auditorium for an introductory session of our administrators and an overview of the school. Parents are welcome to join us at this time. After the introductory portion, we will divide the students into smaller groups to tour, learn, and become familiar with our teachers and our campus. If you would like for your child to attend, please complete this application by Friday, May 17th.
Cost: $20 Make checks payable to Houston PTSA
Tickets sold during all lunches in the lobby on the following dates:
April 30, May 1, May 2, May 3, May 7, May 8, May 9 and May 10
Several Houston student groups are scheduled to perform including the Houston Band Wind Ensemble, the FCCLA Student Project, the German Folk Dancers and the Houston Show Choirs. Please plan to join us for a great program and door prizes.
Parents may schedule conferences with teachers through Guidance at any time. However, we do ask that parents do not enter the school and go to teachers’ rooms for impromptu conferences. We like to have our teachers prepared and have a Guidance Counselor on hand when conferences take place. Thanks!
** Many volunteer shifts are still available for each time. Scroll down past the “already reserved” slots to see the SIGN UP button**
Shift Hours 8-9:30, 9:30-11, 11-12:30, 12:30-2
Meet in the Cafeteria at your assigned time.
Volunteers will pack 2400 boxes or 14,400 meals for the Mid-South Food Bank’s backpack program.
For Questions or to donate, contact J. Hammond at email@example.com
We will be signing up for conferences online. Please click this link to sign up for a conference.
Students received course selection information in homerooms on Thurs., Feb. 21st. Since we will be piloting on-line registration, this year’s course selection process will include two steps.
- Step 1: Fill out the hard copy registration form to be turned in to your 1st period teacher on Wednesday, February 27th.
- Step 2: Go to the website below for your current grade level to complete the on- line form. (Please only submit your request once!)
9th Graders: http://tinyurl.com/HHS2016
10th Graders: http://tinyurl.com/2015HHS
11th Graders: http://tinyurl.com/HHS2014
**If you are unable to access a computer at home, our libraries will be open for you to use before or after school and during 3rd period with teacher permission.
Registration Instructions and Tips registration 2013-14 intructions
Houston High School Course Catalog
Rising 10th Grade Course Selection Sheet 10thgradereg2013-14
Rising 11th Grade Course Selection Sheet 11thgradereg2013-14
Rising 12th Grade Course Selection Sheet 12thgradereg2013-14
Congratulations to all 10 of our National Merit Semi-finalists, who are now Finalists!
Wes Adams Jonathan Barron Spencer Brady
William Durden Jonathan Gardner Tierney Linville
Michelle Miller Richard Moran Akshay Padmanabha
Congratulations also to our National Merit Achievement Finalist — Marvin Moore!