Houston High School

ACT Workshops offered at HHS this summer by HHS graduate

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 29, 2012
Website: www.memphisactprep.com
Free ACT Workshop – May 31 7pm
http://www.facebook.com/events/369258966454805/
Free ACT Workshop – June 7 7pm
http://www.facebook.com/events/337964992943034/
ACT Session 1 – Starts June 22
ACT Session 2 – Starts July 6
Contact Information:
Patrick Hulce
(901) 288-4458
patrick_hulce@ivyinsiders.com
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Summer Work for Honors/ AP Classes

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 23, 2012

Please see the link below for information concerning summer work for Honors and Advanced Placement Classes.

Honors/ AP Summer Assignments

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Houston listed by Newsweek, The Washington Post, and US News & World Report as one of the best high schools in the nation!

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 23, 2012

Newsweek Magazine listed Houston High School as one of the best High Schools in America.   Please check out thedailybeast.com/BestHighSchools for the list.

US News and World Report listed Houston as one of the best high schools in the nation.

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/tennessee/rankings

The Washington Post also included Houston on its list of the best High Schools in America.

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/

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Freshman Transition Tuesday, May 29th

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 21, 2012

Houston High School has planned our Middle to High School Transition program on Tuesday, May 29th from 9:00 to 1:15.  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 and return it to the Houston High School Guidance office.

Transition2012 reg form(3)[1]

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Summer School

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 1, 2012

Summer school sign up is now. Letters have been sent home regarding failures for this year. Summer is the time to catch up. The deadline for priority sign up is May 18. After that time, summer school registration is June 4 (7:30-11:00am) at Houston. We are offering Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Other courses may be taken via credit recovery. Please contact Ms Pfeiffer in the guidance office for more information.

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Graduation Information

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 1, 2012

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.
GRADUATION PRACTICE
:  Graduation practice will be Thursday, May 17 at 1PM. 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 17th 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.

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