ATTENTION...ATTENTION...End of Year Procedures:
All lockers must be completely cleaned out by the end of the day Tuesday, May 21st. Lockers may not be used after that date.
All lockers will be sealed, and anything left in them will be thrown away.
Textbooks & Equipment
Next week we will begin the process of turning in textbooks. On Tuesday, May 21st the bookroom will be open daily, before school and during both lunch periods. Please remind your student that all textbooks are due by Thursday, May 30th. Textbooks that are not received by this date will be marked as lost and a fine will be assessed (this includes textbooks for TBI and CTC).
Graduating seniors will not be able to receive their diploma if they have any unpaid fines, and underclassmen will not be able to participate in certain extracurricular activities if they have an unpaid fine. If students are no longer using a textbook for a class, please encourage them to turn it in to the bookroom now.
Semester Exams start Friday, May 24th. Students will not be called out of class to avoid disrupting the learning environment for all.
Early Semester Exams WILL NOT be given. You must get the Principal’s Approval to take your final exam early. Teachers will not give you an exam early without this approval. Approvals are only granted for extenuating circumstances.
If you are absent the day of your exam, you will receive a zero in the grade book until you contact your teacher to schedule a date to take your exam. Exams will need to be scheduled, to take during the summer, with the Curriculum Department.
No Book bags or Large Purses Allowed
When exams begin until the end of the year, no book bags or large purses may be brought to school. Any purse you bring during exams may be no larger than ½ sheet of paper.
Large bags will be confiscated and kept in the office until the end of the day.
Dress Code is still strictly enforced the last weeks of school, especially when exams begin to minimize distractions to learning. If you come to school out of dress code, you will be sent home. You will then have to come the week after school is out to take the final exam you missed or receive a zero. Remember, no pajama pants, no holes, no short dresses or shorts. Again, you will be sent home and have to come back up here after May 31st to take your exam. You will need to schedule a time with the Curriculum Department to take your test in the summer.
LIVE video stream of all area school graduation ceremonies will be available. We offer a live online access of commencement ceremonies for Belton, Temple, Copperas Cove and all Killeen ISD high schools for family and friends who are unable to attend in person. Include the web address in your graduation invitations: www.gradcast.org.
If you will have a deployed family member at the time of graduation visit the website or Student Activities to submit a deployed family member Gradcast request for an interactive video connection during the graduation ceremony. The Gradcast connection allows graduates to see their loved ones down range as they accept their diploma and allows loved ones to celebrate the graduate’s success as they watch their graduate walk across the stage. Email your questions regarding Gradcast to Gradcast.KISD@killeenisd.org
Graduation & Ticket Information
Visit the Class of 2019 Section on our website for all senior information: Senior Website
The Harker Heights High School Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., at the Bell County Expo Center. The venue is equipped with seating that provides a view of the ceremony from every seat, large projection screens to see your graduate walk across the stage, free parking, and live streaming of the ceremony for family and friends to view over the Internet.
Each Harker Heights HS graduate will be allotted NINE (9) tickets for family and friends to attend the graduation ceremony. Students are encouraged to speak with classmates who may not be using their allotted number of tickets if they need additional tickets.
Tickets are required for all guests attending the commencement ceremony due to building capacity restrictions at the Bell County Expo Center. Each person who enters must have a ticket (a ticket is not required for children two and under who sit in another ticket holder’s lap). Graduating seniors will not need a ticket. It is the responsibility of the student to pick up tickets at the designated times established. Lost tickets will not be replaced. The commencement ceremony may be viewed via live stream at www.gradcast.org
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A graduation cap and gown can be ordered at www.texashj.com Please be sure purchase your cap and gown as soon as possible to ensure a timely delivery.
Please contact Student Activities at 254-336-2341 or email email@example.com if you have questions about graduation.
Our campus opens the doors to students at 8:00 a.m. Students will be unsupervised outside if they are dropped off prior to 8:00 a.m.
As a reminder, offices close at 4:30 p.m. If you need to meet with an administrator or someone on campus, please contact us and we will plan accordingly to accomodate you.
Once a student arrives at school, he/she is not permitted to leave campus at any time during the school day without administrative permission, except students classified as sophomores, juniors, or seniors who may leave during their respective lunch periods, or students who have completed their school day. Students who are enrolled in a work cooperative program may leave campus when their instructional day is completed. Sophomores, juniors, or seniors departing and returning from lunch must be prepared to wear or show their ID’s while doing so and when requested while off campus. Sophomore, junior, or senior privilege of leaving campus for lunch may be revoked for individuals for any violation of closed campus rules.
All KISD schools are closed campuses for freshmen students. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are allowed to leave campus for lunch. If a sophomore, junior, or senior attempts to take an underclassman off campus, he or she may lose his or her off-campus rights for the rest of the school year and may be subject to other disciplinary actions deemed appropriate by the campus principal or principal designee.
All freshmen must remain on campus for lunch. Eating or drinking outside of the designated eating area will result in disciplinary action. Students in grade 9 who violate closed campus rules during their freshmen year may lose their off-campus privilege as an upperclassman.
Designated Eating Areas include: cafeteria, court yard adjacent to the cafeteria, front court yard, and basketball court.
Freshman students are not allowed beyond the flag pole or in the parking lot during lunch.
Parents and students, please sign up to receive important text message reminders that are grade-level specific. This will keep you up to date on events happening on campus from graduation meetings, to test dates, homecoming, and much more.
Sign Up to Receive Texts using Remind 101:
Send Message to 81010
Community Service: @hhhscom
*Students: Sign up for your grade-level only in order to minimize confusion. Thanks for your help!
Visitors To Campus
All visitors must enter and obtain a visitor's badge from the front office entrance. Please park in the parking lot by the flag pole.
May 31, 2019
June 1, 2019
June 4, 2019