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New Attendance Notification

Huntsville ISD has a new and updated system for notifying parents that includes letters sent by mail when students have been absent from school, regardless if absences are excused or unexcused. We are committed to student learning and school attendance is fundamental in giving all students the best opportunity to succeed. We are making a commitment to notify parents on a regular basis starting when students have 3 or more days of unexcused absences AND when a student accumulates a total of 5 or more excused absences. At 10 absences a doctor’s note will be required to excuse further absences. Please understand that these notifications are part of the process of our working together with you to address attendance issues and questions. If you receive these letters, we pledge to work with you to find solutions and resources to address attendance issues and discuss what may occur if unexcused or excessive absences continue. Please remember, any unverified absence must be cleared within 72 hours or the absences will be unexcused.
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District of Innovation Plan Approved 11/17/16

HISD is now a District of Innovation! On November 17, 2016, the HISD Board of Trustees approved the proposed plan which takes effect immediately. This is the plan that has been posted on the website for public viewing for well over a month as well as submitted to the Commissioner of Education as part of the required process. We are excited and encourage all stakeholders to review it.
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HEAP 2017 Registration now OPEN

HEAP 2017 registration is OPEN. Paper forms have been dropped off all HISD campus front offices. Online registration is also available @ All information for HEAP is located on the website and on the paper registration forms. A new addition to HEAP this year will be HEAP sports. Information for HEAP sports is also included on the online and paper registration forms. For more HEAP info or questions, please contact Jennifer Kober @
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Important Message

The district is aware of a disturbing letter/flyer circulating around our campuses and throughout social media that is encouraging student fighting. Appropriate action has been taken with the students involved and steps have been made to provide additional assistance at the transportation loading dock and at the high school. Please read on to see how you can help.
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Summer Programs 2017

Information about Summer Programs including PreK & Kinder Bilingual Program, Credit Recovery/Acceleration for Grades 9-12, STAAR EOC Boot Camp, STAAR Retesters, Literacy, Advanced Academics & Bilingual/ESL Camps as well as HEAP Program can all be found here for summer 2017.
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