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HISD seniors honored with scholarships at Superintendent Scholars Luncheon

As another school year draws to a close, HISD seniors are not only preparing for exams, prom and graduation, but for the vast and unknowable world that awaits them after high school. In acknowledgement of the bright and exciting futures that await them, HISD granted the Superintendent Scholars Award to an outstanding senior from each high school, and bestowed an additional honor to the Superintendent’s hand-picked top 10.

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Superintendent Miles oversees first commencement ceremony as summer graduates turn their tassels

Houston Independent School District’s 2023 summer graduates walked the stage at Delmar Fieldhouse Saturday, Aug. 19, in front of friends, family, and the educators who help them along the way.

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Graduation ceremony schedule, venue information available for Class of 2023

Houston Independent School District will hold graduation ceremonies May 25 through June 4 for the Class of 2023.

HISD seniors will walk across the stage at various venues including Barnett, and Delmar Fieldhouses, NRG Arena, and NRG Stadium. Times and locations vary for each school. The full schedule can be found here.

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HISD seniors could qualify to receive free money for college

Every year, more than $230 billion in financial aid is awarded to students across the nation, and now is the time to apply.

Financial Aid applications are now open, and It’s essential for high school seniors to apply as early as possible.

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HISD seniors to receive help planning for college

Help is available for HISD seniors who are still in the college application process or unsure what their plans are for next year.

A student resource fair will be held Wednesday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Assistance Re-Engagement Center at Brock Elementary School, 1417 Houston Ave, 77007.

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HISD Superintendent Terry Grier to Address Class of 2013 at Commencement Ceremonies

Nearly 9,000 seniors to graduate at 41 HISD graduation ceremonies

Starting today nearly 9,000 seniors will graduate from HISD high schools at 41 commencement ceremonies across Houston.  On Saturday and Sunday HISD Superintendent Terry Grier will be addressing the seniors at the commencement ceremonies for Chavez, Washington and East Early College high schools.  Members of the HISD Board of Education will also be taking part in commencement ceremonies across the district.

“It is such an honor to see thousands of students walk across the stage, ready to embark on a new chapter in their lives,” Dr. Grier said.  “At HISD we work hard to ensure all students are college and career ready, so we feel confident that every senior from the Class of 2013 is on the right path to success.”

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HISD to Honor Top Six JROTC Cadets at Final Review and Awards Ceremony

The Houston Independent School District will honor the top six JROTC cadets from the class of 2013 during the annual Final Review and Awards ceremony.  The top cadets were chosen among all graduating seniors in HISD’s 25 JROTC programs and have been promoted to the rank of Cadet Colonel, the highest rank in the JROTC program.  Those cadets will be featured leading their respective command groups.

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High Schools Holding FAFSA Workshops for Student and Parents

Seniors heading to college need to apply for financial aid by March 15

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As HISD seniors begin receiving college acceptance letters, another important part of the college process begins—figuring out how to pay for it! In an effort to help HISD students and their families apply for financial aid, high schools across the district have been holding FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshops. Continue reading