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Houston County School District Announces New Student Orientations and Meet & Greet Opportunities

The first day of school for Houston County students will be Tuesday, August 3. School operating hours for 2021-2022 will be:
• Elementary School: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
• Middle School: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
• High School: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To help prepare students and their families for the school year, Houston County schools have scheduled Meet and Greet events and New Student Orientations. Meet and Greet events give elementary and middle school families an opportunity to meet the teachers and see their classroom. High schools have also scheduled orientations for freshmen and any other new students.

To reduce the number of people in the building at one time, some schools have created a staggered schedule for parents. Parents should visit their child’s school website for more information. Principals will also communicate with parents about Meet & Greet and New Student Orientation information. For direct links to each school's Meet & Greet page, click the image on the left. 

To read the complete news release, click here.

Summer Programs for Students

Houston County School District Summer Programs in Full Swing

The Houston County School District is proud to offer several summer programs to enhance and enrich learning for Houston County students. Currently, the following programs are underway:

Summer Enhancement
Summer Enhancement is a two-week program designed for rising fourth through seventh grade students.

Summer Learning Academy & Extended School Year
Summer Learning Academy and Extended School Year are programs that offer additional learning support to Houston County students in grades 1-12.

Summer Meals
The Houston County School Nutrition Program will continue to offer meals free of charge to children 18 and under.

To learn more about these programs, read the complete news release here.

HCCA STEM Engineering Camp for Girls

STEM Engineering Camp for Girls at Houston County Career Academy

The Houston County Career Academy held a free STEM Summer Camp for current eighth and ninth grade students enrolled in the Houston County School District. The camp began June 1, and ended June 10. 

Each student was able to explore four major areas of engineering with emphasis on teamwork, problem-solving and design.  The campers also investigated various engineering fields, met women engineers, participated in daily hands-on activities and designed projects.  

Katelyn Harris, a rising 10th-grade student at Warner Robins High School and STEM camp participant, said, “This camp is an eye-opener. It showed me that although STEM is male-dominated, it still has many opportunities for girls.  It shows me the many opportunities that I have in the future.”

To watch a video with highlights from the camp, please click here or on the image on the left.

To read the complete news release, please click here.

2022-2023 HCSD Calendar Approved

Board Approves School Calendar for 2022-2023

The Houston County Board of Education approved the school calendar for the 2022-2023 school year during the June 8, 2021, Board meeting. The calendar is similar to the model used for many years. The school year will begin August 1, 2022, and end May 24, 2023.

The calendar may be viewed on the district’s website on the School Calendar page.

The school calendar observes these holidays: Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents' Day. The calendar has a week off in October for fall break, in November for Thanksgiving and the end of March for spring break. Students and employees will also be off for two weeks for Christmas and New Year’s holidays between the first and second semesters.

Students will have a half-day the end of each semester, on Dec. 16, 2022, and May 24, 2023. Graduation is planned for May 26 and 27, 2023, the weekend before Memorial Day.

To read the complete news release, please click here.

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