Houston High School

TCAP Results Information

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 29, 2010

SCS Superintendent Aitken letter to parents (click here)

Commissioner Webb’s letter to parents (click here)

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Congratulations to Houston’s Two National Achievement Semifinalists!

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 29, 2010

Two talented Houston High School  students were chosen from a national pool of elite high
school seniors as Semifinalists in the prestigious National Achievement Scholarship competition. The
National Achievement Scholarship Program recognizes promising African-American students throughout the
nation and provides college scholarships to the most outstanding participants. National Achievement
Semifinalists must demonstrate proven potential for success in rigorous college studies, as well as leadership
ability and community service, and receive excellent SAT scores in order to be selected as a Finalist in the
competition. Finalists will be announced in April 2011. This year’s National Achievement Semifinalists
are Rahji Abdurehman and Chisom Obi-Okoye. Congratulations!

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Houston garners highest ACT average among Shelby County Schools

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 17, 2010

Houston High School’s Class of 2010 scored the highest  both on  the ACT and the SAT among its peers in Shelby County Schools. Houston High’s  ACT average was 23.5, beating both the county average of 21.o and the state average of 19.6. On the SAT, Houston’s students scored an average of 1844 out of 2400, and a greater number of students took the SAT than other schools in Shelby County.

Congratulations to our outstanding scholars and teachers!

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Interims and Parent Conference next week!

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 17, 2010

Each student will receive an interim on yellow paper in homeroom on Tuesday. Students need to take interim reports home and have a parent sign the report to show individual classroom teachers on Wednesday and Thursday.

Students must turn in interim to the 5th period teacher by Thursday.

Parent conferences are scheduled for Thursday from 2:30-4:30. If you need to schedule a conference, please contact the appropriate teacher or the HHS guidance office.

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10 Houston Students named National Merit Semi-Finalists

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 16, 2010

Ten Houston High students were recognized by the national scholarship program scored highest in Tennessee on the PSAT in 2009.

In addition, they were selected on the basis of their academic skills, achievements and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Finalists will be announced between April and July.

The students are Alexandra Ambartsoumian, Ashley Culver, Christina Foshee, Patrick Hulce, Wesley Jones, Dania Li, Hannah Lin, Landon Mosely, Faith Smith and Megan Zielinski.

From the Commercial Appeal:
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/sep/15/19-shelby-county-students-named-national-merit-sem/

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5 Strong Men: HHS Cross Country featured on Fox 13 News

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 13, 2010

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Support HHS when you shop at Target

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 9, 2010

Target donates up to 1% of purchases made by supporters of the school with their REDcard! This September, Houston High School received $2,257.82 to be spent on our students. All you do is designate Houston High School as the school you support on your REDcard. Details can be found on target.com/tcoe.

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Robotics class featured in Commercial Appeal

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on September 8, 2010

“I love it when the kids are excited about science and
for most of them that doesn’t happen in a textbook,”
Ducey said.

Read more here: http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/sep/08/class-energizes-robots-students/

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